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Broncos vs Panthers Prediction, Odds & Best Bets for Week 12 (Carolina Successfully Attacks Denver's Rush Defense)

Larry Rupp
Denver Broncos vs Carolina Panthers prediction, odds and best bets for NFL Week 12 game.
Denver Broncos vs Carolina Panthers prediction, odds and best bets for NFL Week 12 game. / AP Photos/Jack Dempsey
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Broncos vs Panthers Week 12 Game Info

2022 NFL Regular Season — Week 12
Denver Broncos (3-7, 1-4 Away) vs. Carolina Panthers (3-8, 3-3 Home)
Date: Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022
Time: 1:00 p.m. ET
Venue: Bank of America Stadium — Charlotte, NC
Coverage: FOX

The Carolina Panthers will be looking to move past the .500 mark at Bank of America Stadium when they host the Denver Broncos in Week 12. The Broncos fell short in a 22-16 overtime loss to the Las Vegas Raiders on Sunday. Quarterback Russell Wilson failed to throw a touchdown for the third time in 2022.

Meanwhile, the Panthers couldn't find any momentum on offense during a 13-3 loss to the Baltimore Ravens in Week 11. Quarterback Baker Mayfield completed 21 of his 33 pass attempts for just 196 yards and a pair of costly interceptions. Carolina has not yet named a starting QB for Sunday's action.

Broncos vs Panthers Odds & Spread

All NFL betting lines, odds and prop bets are from FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: DEN: (-116) | CAR: (-102)
Spread: DEN: -1.5 (-105) | CAR: +1.5 (-115)
Total: 36.5 — Over: (-108) | Under: (-112)

Updated (Sunday, Nov. 27, 11:30 a.m. EST): The Broncos enter this contest as a slight road favorite on the moneyline and the spread, making this game a virtual pick'em. This 1 p.m. ET clash also features the lowest total on the Week 12 slate at 36.5 points.

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Broncos vs Panthers Prediction & Pick

It has been one disappointing effort after another for Wilson this season. The veteran QB has thrown 7 touchdowns compared to 5 interceptions and is completing a career-low 59.5% of his passes. He is holding the Broncos back on offense and leading them to just 14.7 points per game (No. 32 in NFL).

The Panthers have shown potential when playing in front of their home fans. Carolina is putting up 20.5 points and 293.0 yards at home compared to 16.8 points and 277.8 yards on the road. Running back D'Onta Foreman is also averaging a reliable 5.4 yards per carry across the last two home games.

Denver is allowing 4.7 yards per carry this year (T-No. 25 in NFL), so I'll side with Foreman & Carolina.

Final Score Prediction: Broncos: 14 | Panthers: 20

Broncos vs Panthers Betting Trends

- Denver is 6-1 straight up in its last seven games against Carolina.
- The total has hit the under in each of Denver's last six games.
- Carolina is 4-1 against the spread (ATS) in its last five games.
- The total has hit the under in four of Carolina's last five home games.

Broncos vs Panthers Best Bet

Picking a side in this game is difficult, which makes paying more attention to the point total a smart move. Neither one of these teams is averaging more than 19 points per game on the season or more than 4.9 yards per play over the last three weeks. Expect a lot of stalled possessions on Sunday.

Stalled possessions would mean less points. The under has hit in each of Denver's last six games as well as in seven of Carolina's last 10 games. The under has also cashed in four of the Panthers' last five home games. There's not enough talent on these rosters to overcome the struggles at QB.

Bet: Under 36.5 Points (-112)

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