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Can Osweiler Get Reeling Broncos Back on Track Against Wentz and High-Flying Eagles?
The reeling Denver Broncos are turning to former starting quarterback Brock Osweiler in order to snap out of the funk they’ve been in for the better part of the last five weeks when they visit the City of Brotherly Love to take on Carson Wentz and the high-flying Philadelphia Eagles for their Week 9 Inter-conference matchup.
The Birds will host the Broncos at Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday at 1:00 PM ET with this matchup airing live on CBS. Now let’s find out if desperate Denver can pull off the outright upset or at least cover the spread.
Denver Broncos Vs Philadelphia Eagles Expert Pick & Line
Denver Broncos (3-4) at Philadelphia Eagles (7-1)
When: Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 1:00 PM ET
Where: Lincoln Financial Field
Line: Philadelphia Eagles -8
Stream: CBS Sports
Why Bet the Denver Broncos Odds at +8
Why bet on the Broncos in this contest? Well, there aren’t many good reasons outside of the fact that Denver still has a good defense that limits the opposition to 21.0 points per game. The Broncos have dropped three in a row including their 29-19 Monday Night Football loss to Kansas City the last time out and they’re watching their season go down the drain right now.
Making matters worse is the fact that Denver has not scored more than the 19 points they did last week in any of their last five games. To fix their uninspiring offense, the Broncos are forced to turn to Brock Osweiler, who last started for them back in Denver’s regular-season finale in 2015. Denver’s newly named starter signed with Houston in free agency in 2016 but was traded to Cleveland this past offseason after throwing 15 TD passes and 16 interceptions for the Texans a year ago.
Why Bet the Philadelphia Eagles Odds at -8
Why bet on Philadelphia in this Week 9 matchup? Hell, there are a number of great reasons! First, there’s the fact that the Birds are on fire having won six straight games coming into this contest. There’s also the fact that the Eagles have one of the best young quarterbacks in the league in second-year signal-caller Carson Wentz. I could keep going by saying that Philly is averaging almost 11 points per game more than Denver while also giving up almost two fewer points per game than the Broncos, but you get the idea.
Broncos Vs Eagles Expert Pick
Carson Wentz is looking like the second coming of Johnny Unitas or some other Hall of Famer, having thrown at least two TD passes n each of his last four games. For the season, Wentz is completing a solid 61 percent of his passes for 2,063 yards with 19 touchdowns and five interceptions while helping the Birds rank fourth in scoring (29.0 ppg).
The Broncos are a winless 0-5 ATS in their last 5 road games, 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games in November and 1-4 ATS in their last five games overall while the Eagles have gone 5-1 ATS in their last 6 home games and 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games overall.
Brock Osweiler is absolutely awful and shouldn’t be starting for anyone anywhere, but Colin Kaepernick can’t get a job anywhere in the league? Philadelphia is clearly the better team in this contest and will win this one by double digits.
Pick: Philadelphia -8