Originally written on BroncoTalk  |  Last updated 11/16/14

If sportsbooks company Cantor Gambling has it right, the Denver Broncos will win between seven and 11 games in 2012. The Vegas lines-setter has now posted odds for 240 of the 256 regular season NFL games (all but Week 17).

A few notes from the 2012 Broncos spreads below:

  • The Broncos open at home as two-point favorites to the Pittsburgh Steelers, but then are only favored once more before their bye in Week Seven.
  • Home teams are favored in 11 of the Broncos’ contests. Three of the games are pick-em games, so the away team is only favored once in Denver’s 2012 season.
  • The biggest predicted deficit for the Broncos is against New England in Week Five (+7). The largest predicted advantage is at home against Oakland and Tampa Bay (each -8.5).

View each week after the jump.

Denver Broncos 2012 Odds and Spreads (opening lines as of May 2012)

  1. Pittsburgh Steelers (+2) at Denver Broncos
  2. Denver Broncos (+2.5) at Atlanta Falcons
  3. Houston Texans (PICK) at Denver Broncos
  4. Oakland Raiders (+7) at Denver Broncos
  5. Denver Broncos (+7) at New England Patriots
  6. Denver Broncos (+2.5) at San Diego Chargers
  7. Bye
  8. New Orleans Saints (+2.5) at Denver Broncos
  9. Denver Broncos (PICK) at Cincinnati Bengals
  10. Denver Broncos (PICK) at Carolina Panthers
  11. San Diego Chargers (+3.5) at Denver Broncos
  12. Denver Broncos (+1) at Kansas City Chiefs
  13. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (+8.5) at Denver Broncos
  14. Denver Broncos (-1.5) at Oakland Raiders
  15. Denver Broncos (+3.5) at Baltimore Ravens
  16. Cleveland Browns (+8.5) at Denver Broncos
  17. Kansas City Chiefs at Denver Broncos (no lines posted)

We knew the Denver Broncos 2012 schedule was tough, and this just confirms it. A 2-4 or 3-3 start to the season would be rather brutal though; Broncos better have their upset caps on early in 2012.

Agree, disagree with these odds? Let us know in the comments.


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