The San Diego Chargers head to Mile High to take on the Denver Broncos in Sunday's second NFL predictions contest which decides who will face the New England Patriots in the AFC title game. The Vegas lines for the Chargers vs broncos NFL picks contest opened on January 7th, listing the Denver Broncos as the NFL betting favorite, Vegas odds makers posted the Broncos as a dominant -10(-105) point favorite.
Since the Chargers vs Broncos odds opened last week they have moved significantly at many online sportsbooks. According to the early morning line for Sunday, January 12th, the Denver Broncos are now a -8(-120) point favorite.
The Denver Broncos are coming off a 34-14 win over the Raiders to end the regular season, in that game the Broncos covered the 10 point spread posted by odds makers. Payton Manning and the Broncos lead the NFL this season in passing yards while their opponent the Chargers are ranked fourth against the pass. So far this season the Broncos are even with the Chargers going 1 for 1, the last time these teams met the Chargers got the best of Denver with a 27-20 win.
The San Diego Chargers are also coming off a win, where the Chargers dominated the Bengals in the widcard round of the NFL playoffs to advance to the AFC divisional title game today. In their NFL picks matchup versus the Bengals, the Chargers covered a 6.5 point spread and Philip Rivers went 12 for 16 earning the Chargers 128 yards and one TD.
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