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NFL Broncos vs Seahawks Week 1

Overview

This game sees the return of Russell Wilson to Seattle after being traded to the Denver Broncos at the start of the 2022 offseason.

The Seattle Seahawks have opted to use Denver’s former starting quarterback Drew Lock as their new starter. Both teams have overhauled their roster for the new NFL season.

The Broncos gave up a lot to trade for quarterback Russell Wilson. They sent Seattle several draft picks and several players for Wilson, something that is unheard of for one quarterback.However, they feel the aging quarterback is the answer for the team like Peyton Manning was years ago.

The Seahawks look like a team that’s rebuilding, as they no longer have that franchise quarterback under center.

They passed on drafting a new quarterback and even passed on trading for one. That means the Seahawks, at least for now, believe in Drew Lock as their quarterback.

However, they are also without their top linebacker, Bobby Wagner, who the team let go during free agency. But the Seahawks still have their two top receivers in DK Metcalf and Tyler Lockett.

The question now becomes, can Lock use these receivers to elevate his game in Seattle?

How do Broncos vs Seahawks Odds Work for this Matchup?

Gamblers can find Vegas NFL odds on several betting options with the Broncos vs Seahawks week 1 matchup.

NFL point spreads, moneyline, over/under, and player props are some betting options found in this matchup. Each betting option gives gamblers plus or minus odds they can bet on in this matchup.

The most popular wagers come on the point spread betting option. Here, teams who are favored to win give their opponent points.

So if a favorite team has a -4.5 point spread, it means the gambler’s team needs to win by five points or more. This type of wager usually has close to even odds, no matter which team you pick.

The second popular betting option for gamblers is the over/under on the total number of points scored in the game.

So if you see 41.5 points as the over/under number, a total score of 41 or fewer points wins the under, while 42 points or more win the over wager.

The last regular betting option for gamblers to use is the moneyline. Underdogs get high Vegas NFL odds but at the risk of being the losing team to the favorite.

Favorites give minus odds and underdogs get plus odds, meaning gamblers usually only use this betting option if they know the underdog has the true potential of winning.

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Prop Bets

Want more action out of the Broncos vs Seahawks week 1 matchup when placing your wagers? BetUS has prop bets for the Broncos vs Seahawks week 1 matchup that give added value to any other wager already made on this game. Prop bets offer many options for gamblers to examine.

Russell Wilson might have a few player props that could include rushing yards, passing yards, and passing touchdowns.

Similar props could be found for Drew Lock as well in this game. There are more props for gamblers to find with this game besides these. However, those are some prop bets most gamblers will wager money on.

How to Bet on Broncos vs Seahawks Matchup

The Broncos vs Seahawks week 1 matchup gives gamblers many betting options. However, there are three common betting options that gamblers choose when wagering their money. Those three options are the point spreads, moneyline, and over/under.

Depending on when a gambler wagers on this matchup, the Vegas NFL odds could have the Broncos as four point road favorites versus the Seahawks.

This four point spread could give the Seahawks an edge against Denver with them not having many weapons for Wilson. However, it could come down to Drew Lock and how he can play with his new team.

When developing a strategy for the Broncos vs Seahawks week 1 matchup, you need to examine each betting option.

Each one will require a unique approach to them, as point spreads give underdog a chance, while moneylines give gamblers the best Vegas NFL odds. So what does each betting option mean?

With point spread wagering, you need to examine how many points would be given, or taken, from your team before locking in a bet.

The Seahawks will rely heavily on their run game to start and then see if Lock can air it out to Lockett and Metcalf.

Their defense, however, has seen many of its former stars leave the team, making it difficult for them to prevent explosive offenses from scoring.

The Broncos offense got an upgrade with Wilson as the new quarterback. However, their receiving core isn’t the same caliber as the players Wilson had in Seattle. A lack of weapons could expose Wilson.

Gamblers taking a moneyline wager only need their team to win outright for their bet to be successful. The Seahawks, being a moneyline underdog, give the best Vegas NFL odds.

However, the Seahawks would need Drew Lock and his offense to click in this game for them to have a chance of winning outright in this matchup.

With these two team switch quarterbacks, it might be best to see how they perform for their team during the NFL preseason. While the NFL preseason is only three games, it can give gamblers some insight into how both Drew Lock and Russell Wilson work with their new teammates.

The last thing to examine for the Broncos vs Seahawks matchup is the over/under of total points for the game.

With Drew Lock being a quarterback who doesn’t score a lot of points, and Wilson being someone who has, it could be interesting which side this game goes. However, with both quarterbacks in new offensive systems, it could be low scoring by both teams.

These two teams have only faced each other 56 times, including two games in the NFL postseason. The teams played each other often back when the two teams were in the AFC together. However, they haven’t faced each other since 2018, meaning most data on them is too old to be helpful.

Injuries to players during the preseason could play a factor into how the Vegas NFL odds shift for the Broncos vs Seahawks week 1 matchup.

If either team loses a key player, those odds will shift and the point spread will move. That’s why the NFL preseason is key in close matchups with teams.

The preseason and rosters of both teams can tell gamblers a detailed story on who to pick. With the Broncos, they added Russell Wilson but traded away Drew Lock, Noah Fant, and Shelby Harris to get him. While the Seahawks got those three players for Wilson, they lost defensive star Bobby Wagner, which weakens their defense.

That NFL preseason can show how players gel and play together as a team. It can also show if someone will get hurt before their week one matchup of the regular season. Using this can help gambler make a better decision.

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Broncos vs Seahawks Matchup Faqs

What makes BetUS a good option for betting on the Broncos vs Seahawks matchup online is them giving the best early odds for this game. They also have some magnificent offers for new customers to get into the betting action.
The Broncos vs Seahawks match can easily be found under the FOOTBALL tab and under the NFL tab. After finding the game in this section, you can pick your team by clicking on the NFL odds on the team you are betting on.
Yes! BetUS even has a guide to help with having a strategy for this week one matchup.
A parlay can be chosen after all your bets have been selected. After selecting at least two wagers, your bet slip will have a PARLAY option on it. Just click on that option to parlay all the wagers into one.

However, you won’t be able to parlay if you select events that would go against each other. For example, you can’t parlay the moneyline on Seattle with the point spread wager.

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