The Denver Broncos will play against the Carolina Panthers this Sunday at the Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, NC. The Denver Broncos will be coming to the game as 2.5 point favourite, with the total set at 36.
Let’s look at the performance of the two teams during the season to assess what can be expected from Sunday’s game.
Denver Broncos Statistics
The Denver Broncos are currently 3-7-0 against the spread for the season. On the road, the team’s record is 1-4. The Broncos lost their last game against the Oakland Raiders by a score of 22:16.
During the season, the Broncos have raked in a total of 3264 yards, and as a team, their current average in terms of yards on the ground is 102.6, making them 25th in the league. Their goal-scoring average for the ten games played is 14.7 points per game.
Denver has conceded a total of 1868 yards in terms of passing yardage, putting them in 3rd place in the league. Through the air, the team has surrendered 186.8 yards per game with a completion percentage of 61.6%. Furthermore, the team has conceded 1154 rushing yards in the games played, while in terms of goals, the Broncos have allowed around 17.1 points per contest, placing them in 3rd place in the NFL.
If the team wants to beat the hosts, a lot will ride on the defence to prevent opponents from scoring.
Carolina Panthers Statistics
The Carolina Panthers will be hosting Sunday’s game with a record of 3-7 for the NFL season. The team lost their last match against the Ravens by a massive score difference of 3:13. The top contributor for the team in the passing game was Terrace Marshall Jr., while Baker Mayfield and D’Onta Foreman had an average of 5.9 yards and 2.2 yards per carry respectively.
The team scored an average of 18.8 points per contest, ranking them in 25th place in the league. The Panthers have an average of 286.1 yards per game, putting them in 31st place in the league. Via the rush, the team has raked an average of 110.5 yards per match, while their running total is 1216 yards. Via the pass, their total yardage is 1931. In terms of penalties and infractions, they are doing much better than many, being 7th in the season.
While the Panthers’ offence may be doing better than the Broncos, their defence certainly lags behind. The team sits at the 20th spot in the NFL in terms of goals conceded, allowing an average of 23.3 points per game, and hence a total of 256 points. They have surrendered 1507 yards via the rush with an average of 137 yards per contest.
Carolina Panthers vs. Denver Broncos Prediction
The Carolina Panthers have an all-time record of 1-6 against the Denver Broncos. The team is 1-2 at home and has not won any match on the road. The last time the two teams played against each other was in 2020, and the Broncos won that as well. If the Carolina Panthers win the coming game, it will be considered an upset as presently, all odds and past stats lean in favour of the Denver Broncos as potential winners for the upcoming game.