Oakland Raiders at Denver Broncos - 10/1/17 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Oakland Raiders at Denver Broncos - 10/1/17 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Slow starts were an issue past year, but so far this season, the Broncos have been the league's best first-quarter team, outscoring their foes 27-0 through four weeks. He was immediately replaced by E.J. Manuel and headed to the locker room for further evaluation. These Broncos will take a quality first quarter of the season, having held serve with all three of their wins at home.

At $4,600, our models project Booker for just 2.2 attempts, 9.6 yards and 2.3 FanDuel points in this week's matchup with the Raiders.

The result is that since ever Gordon reeled off a 21-yard run on his first carry in the opener, the Broncos have allowed opponents' lead backs a paltry 1.5 yards per carry. Karl Joseph leads the Oakland Raiders with 23 tackles, Mario Edwards Jr. has two sacks and David Amerson has four pass deflections.

The team announced their plans for the national anthem on Thursday, a week after 32 Broncos players knelt for the national anthem to protest social injustice before the game against the Buffalo Bills.

Pass rush picks up: The Raiders were effective getting after the quarterback, with four sacks against Trevor Siemian. The Broncos have a strong duo at the wide receiver position in Demaryius Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders. The Broncos won the most recent meeting 24-6 in Denver in Week 17 of last season with Raiders quarterback Derek Carr out with a broken fibula.

I'm not too anxious about the point difference, says Sebastian Vettel
But Mercedes were in the ball park from the start of qualifying and Hamilton pulled out another stunning lap to secure pole. Red Bull's Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo filled the second row, with Valtteri Bottas fifth in the second Mercedes .

-Raiders WR Michael Crabtree vs. Broncos CB Aqib Talib. Well everything else still stands except the 3-0 part, which fell by the wayside as both suffered ugly losses.

Third-down woes continue: The Raiders were absolutely very bad 0-for-11 on third down in last week's loss to Washington.

The Denver Broncos have beaten the Raiders in eight of the last 10 meetings and has been the more impressive team overall this season.

The Raiders know all to well what happens when Derek Carr goes down.

All of the AFC West's Big Three are capable of deep runs in the playoffs, but unless something catastrophic happens to the Chiefs at home Monday night against Washington, the Raiders will be on the outside looking in just a month into the season. Miller is regarded by many as the best pass rusher in the league and he can wreak havoc for even the best of offensive lines.