Brett Rypien Named Broncos Starting Quarterback, Moving Odds vs. Jets for Thursday Night Football

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Broncos vs. Jets Betting Odds

Broncos Odds -2.5 [Bet Now]
Jets Odds +2.5 [Bet Now]
Over/Under 39.5 [Bet Now]
Time/Channel  8:20 p.m. ET/NFL Network

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With starting quarterback Drew Lock sidelined due to a shoulder injury, the Denver Broncos will reportedly see what they have in second-year signal-caller Brett Rypien.

Rypien is expected to start for Denver against the New York Jets on Thursday Night Football, replacing Jeff Driskel.

Following news of the quarterback change, the betting market consensus, which had been relatively split between Denver -2.5 and -3, moved entirely off the key number of 3 to -2/-2.5

In fact, some sportsbooks, like FanDuel, have even trickled down to 1.5.


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While a half-point adjustment may not seem all that significant, 14.8% of NFL games played since 2003 have finished with a margin of victory of three points, making the move off 3 quite noteworthy.

At the time of writing 62% of spread bettors have played the Broncos.

Be sure to check in with our new NFL PRO Report, which analyzes multiple profitable betting edges to unearth the smartest wagers each week, from now through kickoff as the market continues to react to Denver’s change at quarterback.

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