2017 Season NFL Football Past Picks

August 19, 2017

This pick was released to clients on August 15, 2018 at 2:38PM ET.


Denver at San Francisco

Saturday 08/19 10:00 PM Eastern

1.5 units on Denver +130 (moneyline) (risk 1.5 to return 3.45)  RESULT: WIN

Denver scored twice in the final quarter to defeat the Bears 24-17 in Vance Joseph's first game as coach. QB Trevor Siemian cemented his standing as starting quarterback in completing six-of-seven passes for 51 yards while Kyle Sloter was five-of-six for 94 yards and a touchdown. The Broncos also gained 106 yards on the ground. There still is healthy competition at the quarterback position as the Broncos head to San Francisco and the Broncos also rushed for 106 yards on 26 carries, including De'Angelo Henderson's 41-yard score with 1:49 left in the game. The 49ers also had a win in their new head coach's first game 27-17 over Kansas City as Matt Barkley completed 10-of-17 for 168 yards and CJ Beathard was 7-of-11 for 101 yards. Projected starter Brian Hoyer completed one pass in limited action in Kyle Shanahan's coaching debut with the Niners. Denver has won six of its last seven preseason games at San Francisco and 20 of its last 28 on the road against NFC West teams in exhibition play. The Broncos still have a big edge in talent against the rebuilding Niners. Play the Broncos on the moneyline.

Broncos 7 13 3 10 33
49ers 0 0 7 7 14

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