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NFL Betting Preview: Denver Broncos vs. Miami Dolphins

September 24, 2023


The 0-2 Denver Broncos travel to take on the 2-0 Miami Dolphins on Sunday afternoon in week 3 of the NFL season. 

Denver enters this game with a record of 0-2 following losses at home against the Las Vegas Raiders by a score of 16-17 and the Washington Commanders by a score of 33-35 while the Miami Dolphins enter this game with a record of 2-0 following wins on the road against the Los Angeles Chargers by a score of 36-34 and the New England Patriots by a score of 24-17. 

Will the Dolphins improve to 3-0 or will the Broncos get their first win of the season? Let’s take a look at how these teams have fared this season.

The Denver Broncos enter this game with a record of 0-2 following a 33-35 loss at home against the Washington Commanders while failing to cover the 4-point spread as a home favorite in week 2 of the NFL season. Denver scored 33 points while compiling 399 total yards offensively which included 308 passing yards and 122 rushing yards while allowing 35 points and 388 total yards defensively which included 299 passing yards and 122 rushing yards. Russell Wilson led the team in passing, completing 18 of 32 attempts for 308 yards with three touchdowns and an interception while also leading the team in rushing with 56 rushing yards. Marvin Mims led the team in receiving, catching both targets for 113 yards and a touchdown.

Miami enters this game with a record of 2-0 following a 24-17 win on the road against the New England Patriots while covering the 2-point spread as a road favorite in week 2 of the NFL season. The Dolphins scored 24 points while compiling 389 total yards offensively which included 249 passing yards and 145 rushing yards while allowing 17 points and 288 total yards defensively which included 231 passing yards and 88 rushing yards. Tua Tagovailoa led the team in passing, completing 21 of 30 attempts for 249 yards with a touchdown and an interception. Raheem Mostert led the team in rushing with 18 carries for 121 yards and two touchdowns while adding a reception for six yards. Jaylen Waddle led the team in receiving, catching four of six targets for 86 yards.

BookMaker has the Miami Dolphins listed as 7-point favorites at home against the Denver Broncos on Sunday afternoon in week 3 of the NFL season. Miami has won six of the last ten while going 8-2 ATS in the last ten and 2-1 ATS in the last three games in the series. Denver is 0-2 ATS overall this season while Miami is 2-0 ATS overall, 1-0 ATS on the road, and 1-0 ATS as a favorite this year.

Miami is the better team this season and has been the better team in the series, winning six of the last ten games. The Dolphins are 8-2 ATS in the last ten and 2-1 ATS in the last three games in the series. As a result, I am taking the Miami Dolphins -7 on BookMaker for this matchup on Sunday afternoon. 

Spooky Express Pick: Miami Dolphins -7