Denver Broncos vs San Francisco 49ers 8/19/2023 – The anticipated matchup between the Denver Broncos and San Francisco 49ers promises to light up NFL audiences, pitting two sides with disparate performance histories against each other. Scheduled to kick off at Levi’s Stadium, football fans eagerly anticipate how these teams fare during this early-season meeting. Denver Broncos have shown an uncanny ability to produce high-scoring games despite recent mixed results, with five out of their last six total OVER games suggesting their offensive capabilities have been on full display. The 49ers are not going to give up with ease and they have been great with their performance last season. The NFL 2023 preseason picks are up and running as these teams clash in this exciting game.
Denver Broncos vs San Francisco 49ers 8/19/2023
|When:||Saturday, August 18, 2023 8:00 PM ET|
|Where:||State Farm Stadium|
|Broncos||-4 (-111)||39.5 o (-110)||-170|
|49ers||+4 (-109)||39.5 u (-110)||+150|
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— Denver Broncos (@Broncos) August 19, 2023
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QB Russell Wilson posted an impressive 53.8% completion rate in his debut game while amassing 93 yards and maintaining an impressive passer rating of 102.4; wide receiver Jerry Jeudy delivered big play potential by recording 40-yard reception; defensive players like Josey Jewell may prove invaluable against San Francisco 49ers offensive onslaught.
On the contrary, the San Francisco 49ers have enjoyed remarkable success both on-field and betting statistics. Their 9-3 against the spread record in their last 12 games speaks volumes; their QB Trey Lance showed promise by completing 66.77% of his passes for 112 yards with a passer rating of 111; Tyrion Davis-Price added 29 rushing yards while wide receiver Ronnie Bell displayed speed and agility by hauling in a 58-yard reception – two indications that this team can often meet bookmaker expectations or surpass them in these 12 games.
As these two teams prepare to collide, it’s important to recognize the challenges each has been enduring over their respective histories. For example, the Broncos have struggled to secure wins recently with only a 3-12SU record in 15 games since 2016, showing their inconsistency and unreliability when it comes to wins. Meanwhile, the 49ers have proven more consistent, amassing a 12-2SU record over 14 games, showing their ability to prevail repeatedly.
Clash of Strengths and Strategies, Adding Intrigue to an Exciting Matchup
The history between these teams adds another level of intrigue to this matchup, with 9 out of 13 games between San Francisco and Denver going UNDER in terms of total points scored, suggesting an unlikely defensive battle or a more strategic approach from both sides. Furthermore, Denver has performed particularly well against San Francisco when playing on the road, boasting an ATS record of 7-1 over 8 such contests against them.
Fans can expect an exciting battle between two teams with different recent trajectories. The 49ers’ strong record and recent ATS performance could give them the edge when playing at home against Denver (they hold an unblemished 7-0 mark against them), but due to high-scoring games being produced on both sides and Denver’s strong performance away from Mile High Stadium, this could end up being closer than odds indicate.
On closer examination of both teams’ statistical trends, it becomes evident that both have individual strengths and weaknesses which could determine the result of an upcoming matchup. The Broncos have shown glimpses of explosiveness on offense recently, as their total score has gone OVER in five of their six games since. This suggests an ability to put up points and exploit defensive weaknesses. Quarterback Russell Wilson completed 53.8% of his passes while amassing 93 passing yards indicating his ability to move the ball downfield. To combat their attack and stop Bronco’s attempts at lightening up their scoreboard. The 49ers’ defense must stay disciplined to stop Bronco’s attempts.
NFL Betting Odds: San Francisco 49ers: +4 (-110)
On the offensive side of the ball, the 49ers’ offensive prowess has translated to productive outings with five out of their last seven total going over. QB Trey Lance made his debut performance memorable by completing 66.7 percent of his passes for 112 yards in his debut performance – something which may prove valuable against a Broncos defense that has shown vulnerability, evidenced by their record of 0-6 against them over their last six road games.
Jeudy’s ability to average 20 yards per catch underscores his status as a deep threat for the Broncos while Ronnie Bell’s 58-yard reception for the 49ers shows their ability to stretch the field. These big play capabilities could tip the balances in favor of teams that consistently exploit downfield opportunities. Betting trends suggest the Broncos have had success on the road against the 49ers, boasting an 8-1 against-the-spread record when playing away from Denver compared to 1-7 ATS home performances from San Francisco against Denver over time. However, home advantage may have played no significant role historically when competing against these opponent teams.
Denver Broncos Betting Trends
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Denver’s last 6 games.
Denver is 3-12 SU in their last 15 games.
Denver is 6-3 ATS in their last 9 games against San Francisco.
Broncos is 6-3 SU in their last 9 games against San Francisco.
Denver is 0-6 SU in their last 6 games on the road.
Denver is 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games when playing on the road against San Francisco.
San Francisco 49ers
San Francisco is 9-3 ATS in their last 12 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Francisco’s last 7 games.
San Francisco is 12-2 SU in their last 14 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of San Francisco’s last 13 games against Denver.
San Francisco is 7-0 ATS in their last 7 games at home.
San Francisco is 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games when playing at home against Denver.
Denver Broncos vs San Francisco 49ers Betting Picks
Statistics point towards an exciting game as both teams prepare to clash. Each side could take advantage of their offensive strengths; with the 49ers’ recent success and impressive ATS record giving them an advantage when playing at home; but Bronco’s explosive plays and road performance might make this contest competitive. Both teams possess strengths and vulnerabilities that could make the outcome of this game unpredictable, giving football fans something to look forward to during an engaging clash that could hinge on who can best take advantage of opportunities presented by an opponent’s weaknesses. The 49ers are all set to win this game as per the NFL preseason bets.
Score Prediction: San Francisco 49ers 27, Denver Broncos 23