Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos opened as 10.5-point favorites as they head to Oakland, Calif., to face the tumbling Raiders on Thursday. According to OddsShark.com, the spread has dropped to 10 points at 5Dimes and JustBet but remains at the opening numbers at Bovada and BetOnline.
Denver comes into the game on a seven-game winning streak, while Oakland has lost five games in a row.
As a favorite, the Broncos are seeking their ninth straight-up victory in a row. They are 5-2 against the spread in their past seven games, but in 11 straight games as a favorite of eight or more points, Denver is 0-11 against the spread, according to OddsShark.com.
Oakland is 0-5 both straight up and against the spread in its last five games.
The total for the game between the Broncos (9-3) and Raiders (3-9) opened at 51 but has dropped to around 48 points. Between the two AFC West squads, the total has gone over in five of the last six outings.