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NFL Week 1: Forget Teddy Bears, We’re Talking Teddy Covers


Published: 09/09/21
NFL Week 1: Forget Teddy Bears, We’re Talking Teddy Covers

Denver head coach Vic Fangio named Bridgewater the starter over an inconsistent Drew Lock to lead an offense full of firepower. Teddy two-gloves lines up alongside WRs Courtland Sutton and Jerry Jeudy with TE Noah Fant ready and waiting.

The Broncos are favored by a field goal (-3), which could be appealing to bettors who have stood by Bridgewater. In games he’s started – for Minnesota, New Orleans and Carolina – he’s earned a 26-23 win-loss record. That’s solidly okay.

Against the spread, however, he boasts a whopping 36-14 (72% winning percentage). For reference, Patrick Mahomes over the same timespan is 31-21-2 ATS (57%).

It’s worth noting the line prior to Bridgewater being named QB1 was DEN -1.5. That means once Bridgewater’s role was revealed, enough bets came in on the Broncos to force the sportsbooks to make it a touch more difficult for Denver to win.

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NFL Week 1: Forget Teddy Bears, We’re Talking Teddy Covers


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