- Thursday Night Football in NFL Week 5 is a game between the Indianapolis Colts and Denver Broncos.
- Once again, Russell Wilson’s team is on primetime and they have gotten off to a rough start. The Broncos have the moneyline odds set at -174.
- The Broncos are currently favored by 3.5, which isn’t much especially since they are the home team.
The Broncos and Colts on Thursday night isn’t a very exciting game for the average fan or for the bettor. The odds outside of the SGPs aren’t great for either team, and neither offense has done much at all as Matt Ryan and Russell Wilson have both struggled.
Colts vs Broncos Same Game Parlay
Just like we did for Thursday night’s game between the Cincinnati Bengals and Miami Dolphins, let’s examine some of the best same-game parlay bets for the Broncos-Colts game. Javonte Williams is out for the season with a torn ACL, and Jonathan Taylor’s status is still up in the air.
Here are some of the best SGP’s, parlay bets, and one massive longshot.
Indianapolis Colts Moneyline, Colts over 20.5 points, and over 43.5 total points (+318)
Let’s start off with a very general disclaimer: We have no idea who wins this game. Simply put, both teams have massive question marks and very patchy offenses through the first four weeks. So, it’s literally a coin flip to decide the winner.
Nonetheless, the Broncos offense has been so rough lately that it’s hard to pick them at all. The Colts win the game, barely, and get over that 20.5 total point line.
The total over/under is set at 43.5 points, so the Colts winning 24-20 would get that done on both ends and isn’t too out of the picture.
The odds are +318, so you can triple your money with this same game parlay bet.
Denver Broncos Moneyline, Broncos over 23.5 total points, under 22.5 total points first half (+473)
Once again, who knows who wins this game?
For this same game parlay, I rolled with the Broncos moneyline and the over 23.5 total points for Denver but UNDER 22.5 in the first half.
Now, remember, this would be the first time all season that the Broncos actually score more than 23 points (they scored exactly 23 in the loss to the Raiders this past weekend). For that reason, the odds are higher at +473 despite the Broncos being the betting favorites for the time being.
In the three weeks before, here is how many points they scored, in order: 16, 16, and 11. Yikes.
However, the Colts have given up 20, 24, 17, and 24 in the four games, so that bodes well for Denver’s offense, even without star running back Javonte Williams.
Colts Moneyline, Under 43.5 total points, Colts under 20.5 and Broncos under 23.5 total points (+824)
The Colts win the game, but both teams go under their point totals: Broncos 23.5 and Colts 20.5. So, naturally, the final score is under 43.5 total points.
This is a longshot at +824 odds, but, let’s really think about this. Both offenses have struggled big time, and both teams could be missing their starting running backs if Taylor doesn’t suit up for Indy.
If that’s the case, we could see another barnburner as we did with the Broncos-49ers 11-10 final on Sunday night a couple of weeks back. That isn’t exciting from a real-life perspective, but this longshot bet has a huge chance of actually hitting.
If you put $10 on this same game parlay, you will cash out at $82.49. That’s quite the profit.