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Panthers vs. Broncos odds, line: 2020 NFL picks, Week 14 predictions from proven computer simulation

The Carolina Panthers will take on the Denver Broncos at 1 p.m. ET on Sunday at Bank of America Stadium. Carolina is 4-8 overall and 2-4 at home, while Denver is 4-8 overall and 2-4 on the road. The Panthers have lost six of their past seven games. The Broncos have lost four of their past five. 

Carolina is favored by three points in the latest Panthers vs. Broncos odds from William Hill Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 45.5. Before entering any Broncos vs. Panthers picks, you’ll want to see the NFL predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The model, which simulates every NFL game 10,000 times, is up more than $7,800 for $100 players on top-rated NFL picks since its inception five-plus years ago. It is a sizzling 20-11 on top-rated NFL picks this season, returning almost $800. The model also enters Week 14 on an incredible 116-76 run on top-rated NFL picks that dates back to the 2017 season. 

The model ranked in the Top 10 on NFLPickWatch three of the past four years on straight-up NFL picks and beat more than 95 percent of CBS Sports office pool players three times during that span. Anyone who has followed it is way up.

Now, the model has set its sights on Panthers vs. Broncos. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several NFL betting lines for Broncos vs. Panthers:

  • Panthers vs. Broncos spread: Panthers -3
  • Panthers vs. Broncos over-under: 45.5 points
  • Panthers vs. Broncos money line: Carolina -160, Denver +140

Latest Odds:

Panthers
-3.5

What you need to know about the Panthers

Two weeks ago, the Panthers lost 28-27 to the Minnesota Vikings. Joey Slye’s 54-yard field goal attempt with one second remaining went wide left. Teddy Bridgewater also misfired on a late throw into the end zone that could have won the game. Carolina blew an 11-point lead in the loss. Rookie Jeremy Chinn, though, became the third player in NFL history with multiple fumble returns for touchdowns in the same game. The TD returns came on consecutive plays in the third quarter. Chinn had 13 tackles and leads all rookies with 86.  

Christian McCaffrey (quad and shoulder injuries) is listed as doubtful for Week 14. He has only played in three games this season because of injuries. Mike Davis had 79 scrimmage yards (55 rushing) in Week 12. He is one of three running backs with 50-plus receptions (52) this season. D.J. Moore is on the COVID-19 list and will miss the game vs. Denver. Robby Anderson had four catches for 94 yards and a TD catch in Week 12. He needs 88 yards for his first career 1,000-yard season. 

What you need to know about the Broncos

Meanwhile, Denver took a loss against the Kansas City Chiefs 22-16 in Week 13. Drew Lock threw an interception with 24 seconds remaining to seal the defeat. He had 151 passing yards, two TDs and two interceptions. Both of his scoring passes went to Tim Patrick. He has three receiving TDs in his past three road games. The Broncos head into the matchup with Denver having won four of five all-time meetings. 

Melvin Gordon rushed for a season-high 131 yards last week. He has 80-plus rushing yards in two of his pats three games. Gordon has 685 rush yards this season and is one of two running backs with 600-plus rushing yards in each of the past six seasons. Noah Fant has a career-high 44 catches and is the first tight end in Denver history with 40-plus catches in each of his first two seasons.

How to make Panthers vs. Broncos picks

The model has simulated Panthers vs. Broncos 10,000 times and the results are in. It is leaning over on the total, and it’s also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in over 50 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Panthers vs. Broncos? And which side of the spread hits in over 50 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the Broncos vs. Panthers spread to jump on Sunday, all from the model that enters Week 14 of the NFL season on an incredible 116-76 roll. 

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