When the 49ers journey to tackle the Broncos in Denver for the penultimate recreation of the Week 3 NFL season on “Sunday Night time Soccer”, it will likely be a interconference recreation that feels just a little like an previous NFC West recreation.
San Francisco can be again beginning Jimmy Garoppolo at quarterback this season after shedding Trey Lance (ankle). In the meantime, Denver counters with somebody aware of the opponent in former Seattle star Russell Wilson.
Wilson is 16-4 in 20 profession video games towards the 49ers. However it’s notable that the 49ers had been solely an NFC playoff energy early and late in that decade with the Seahawks.
Will Wilson proceed to the development to push his crew to 2-1, or will the 49ers transfer to that mark with a two-game profitable streak as an alternative?
Here is every little thing to find out about betting on 49ers vs. Broncos in Week 3, together with up to date odds, traits and our prediction for “Sunday Night time Soccer.”
49ers vs. Broncos odds for Sunday Night time Soccer
- Unfold: 49ers by 1.5
- Over/beneath: 45
- Moneyine: 49ers -125, Broncos +!05
For the reason that 49ers beat the Seahawks handily at residence whereas the Broncos escaped the Texans at residence in Week 2 after shedding to the Seahawks, it was a no brainer that San Francisco could be gentle highway favorites in Denver.
(betting odds per Caesars Sportsbook)
49ers vs. Broncos all-time sequence
The groups have met solely 15 occasions whole with the 49ers holding a 8-7 benefit. The 49ers received the final assembly in 2018 and three of 4 going again to ’06. Most notably, Joe Montana’s 49ers routed John Elway’s Broncos 55-10 in Tremendous Bowl 24.
Three traits to know
—64 % of unfold bettors are siding with the favored 49ers to deal with their small quantity with a straight-up win.
—64 % of whole bettors suppose the defenses may have a big effect and are taking the beneath.
—The 49ers had been 13-7 towards the unfold final season and have began 1-1. The Broncos had been 8-8 ATS final season and have began 0-2.
Three issues to observe
The Broncos’ run protection vs. the 49ers’ operating committee
The numbers will say that Denver is No. 5, giving up on common 78.5 speeding yards per recreation. However it additionally has allowed 4.2 yards per carry, which is extra center of the pack. There isn’t any doubt San Francisco will stick to the run with Jeff Wilson Jr. and undrafted rookie Jordan Mason to play to its energy and take stress off Garoppolo.
George Kittle vs. the Broncos’ protection?
Kittle (groin) has missed the primary two video games however has a superb probability to return and go well with up for much-anticipated season debut. Denver struggled to cowl Seattle’s tight ends downfield in Week 1 and each Kittle and backup Ross Dwelley pose that sort of menace at occasions. Kittle might be large serving to out his good pal Garoppolo and opening issues up for the broad receivers, to not point out his elite run blocking assist.
The Broncos’ two dangerous shoulders
The Broncos have two key shoulder accidents coming into the sport, one to broad receiver Jerry Jeudy and the opposite to cornerback Pat Surtain II. That is an enormous growth for a struggling passing offense and a go protection attempting to cease Deebo Samuel and Brandon Aiyuk.
Stats that matter
67.5 and a pair of.6. That is what number of speeding yards on common per recreation plus speeding yards on common per carry the 49ers have given up in two video games. That is not nice information for Javonte Williams and Melvin Gordon because the Broncos do not need to be as reliant on Wilson.
49ers vs. Broncos prediction
The 49ers’ offense will reset with Garoppolo and Kittle doing what it does greatest: Run successfully and arrange a dynamic passing recreation taking part in off of that. The Broncos’ protection can be contained up entrance and can be harm by no Justin Simmons and perhaps Surtain on the again finish. Wilson stays chilly towards a really powerful protection.
49ers 26, Broncos 20