2021 Season NFL Football Past Picks

August 14, 2021

This pick was released to clients on August 12, 2021 at 12:03PM ET.

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Denver at Minnesota

Saturday 08/14 04:00 PM Eastern

1 unit on Game Total OVER 34.5 -102 (risk 1 to return 1.98)  RESULT: WIN

A pair of teams that struggled defensively last season square off here. Denver's defense wasn't as good as expected, #20 in total yards surrendered, #16 in pass defense, and #24 in points allowed. In the first two weeks of their last preseason, the Broncos allowed 22 and 24 points in losses to Seattle and San Francisco. The 2021 offense has a QB battle brewing between Teddy Bridgewater and Drew Lock with preseason play and points determining the starting job. They face a Minnesota 'D' that was #26 in yards allowed, #24 in pass defense, and #28 in points given up. Coach Mike Zimmer is on a 7-3 run OVER the total in August action. In 2019, the Vikings four preseason totals ended up 59, 44, 29, and 50 points. And Zimmer's last two Week 1 NFLX contests have seen 59 and 70 points, and that 70 was against these Broncos in 2018. Play this game to go OVER the total.

FINAL SCORE
TEAM 1Q 2Q 3Q 4Q FINAL
Broncos 9 17 7 0 33
Vikings 3 3 0 0 6

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