Los Angeles Chargers vs Denver Broncos
Broncos vs Chargers Week 17 Odds, Betting Analysis, Betting Trends and Stats
In a highly anticipated AFC West showdown, the Los Angeles Chargers will face off against the Denver Broncos at Empower Field at Mile High. This divisional matchup carries added significance as both teams will be motivated to secure a victory. Kickoff is scheduled for Sunday at 4:25 PM ET.
The Chargers will enter the game with an extra day of rest, allowing them more time to prepare and recover. On the other hand, the Broncos will be playing on normal rest, which may give the Chargers a slight advantage.
With a disappointing 5-10 record this season, the Chargers have struggled to meet their preseason expectations. They have also endured a three-game losing streak. In their last game, they fell short against the Buffalo Bills with a close score of 24-22.
The Broncos, with a 7-8 record, have also faced challenges this season and are coming off a two-game losing streak. Their most recent game resulted in a 26-23 loss against the New England Patriots.
When these two teams faced off earlier in the season in Week 14, the Broncos emerged victorious with a convincing 24-7 road win. It was considered an upset as they were three-point underdogs with only a 40% chance of winning the game. Their ability to overcome the odds demonstrated their resilience.
The oddsmakers have labeled the Broncos as slight favorites at home, with a 62% chance of winning the game. The spread originally opened at Broncos -5.5 but has since moved to Broncos -3.5. This significant shift suggests that sharp bettors may be backing the Chargers, putting pressure on the sportsbooks.
As the Chargers look for redemption, and the Broncos aim to continue their home success, this game promises to be an intense battle within the AFC West. Football fans and sports bettors alike will be watching closely to see which team comes out on top.