New England Patriots at Denver Broncos
Tom Brady and Peyton Manning will meet for the 17th time in their careers, and the Patriots’ quarterback has the advantage with 11 victories, including two in the playoffs. Last year, they played at Gillette Stadium and New England won 43-21 with four touchdown passes by Brady. The Broncos have lost six of their last eight games in the series; however, they are the favorites in the NFL betting Odds -2.5 for the win. The good news for Denver fans is that New England has only three wins in 18 clashes at Mile High since 1972. Bill Belichick’s team is 4-1 SU and 4-1 ATS in the last five versus Denver.
Player to watch: Rob Gronkowski ended last year as the best tight end in the league with 1,124 yards and 12 touchdowns. In the game against Denver, he had nine catches for 105 yards and a visit to the end zone.