Raiders vs. Broncos: Did They Cover?

When the oddsmakers set the Oakland Raiders as 6½-point underdogs in the team's Week 4 matchup with the Denver Broncos, they might have wanted to aim a little higher. Thirty-plus points higher. The Broncos crushed the Raiders 37-6 at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Sunday.

The Broncos dominated, as quarterback Peyton Manning threw for 338 yards and three touchdowns, and the Broncos defense held the Raiders to just two field goals, 56 rushing yards and 237 yards total.

The over/under for the game was set at 47½, and taking the over – given the potential strength of the Broncos passing attack combined with the Raiders porous defense and a running game that looked good but not great in Week 3 – looked like a fairly safe bet. Unfortunately, the Raiders had nothing going on offense and taking the under ended up being the right call.

NFL odds for Week 5 and every week of the football season can be found at SB Nation's NFL odds hub.

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