Mims' Thursday Night Football Picks: Colts vs Broncos, Matt Ryan and Melvin Gordon prop bets, over/over

Denver is -3 and the total is 42.
The Broncos will look to get their offense in gear against the Colts.
The Broncos will look to get their offense in gear against the Colts.@Broncos on Twitter.

The Thursday Night Football Game has the Indianapolis Colts against the Denver Broncos, in Denver. The Broncos are 2-2 and the Colts are 1-2-1. Denver is favored by 3 and the total is 42. The money line is Broncos -178 and the Colts +150.

The last meeting: Colts played Denver at home in 2019. Indianapolis won the game 15-13 Colts did not cover the 5.5 spread and the game went under.

Head Coach Match Up: Colts Head Coach Frank Reich gets the edge over Broncos Nathaniel Hackett.

Player Props: Matt Ryan total interceptions over 0.5 is priced at -123. Ryan has thrown 5 interceptions this season.  He throws at least 1 against the Broncos.  Melvin Gordon total rushing yards over 58.5. The price is -109. Gordon will get more carries with the season ending injury to Jevonte Williams. Gordon gained 58 yards on 12 attempts in the season opener against Seattle. Expect him to go over.

The Consensus: 55% of the money is being wagered on Denver. 62% of the action is on the under.

The Selection: The Colts will be without Jonathan Taylor, who suffered a badly twisted ankle in the loss to the Titans on Sunday. The Colts have not lived up to expectations with Taylor and are ranked 27th in rushing in the NFL. Denver should control this game and create turnovers. Take the Broncos and the under.

Follow me on Twitter during the second quarter of the game. Get my preview of the Monday Night Game between the Las Vegas Raiders and the Kansas City Chiefs. My record on Monday Night is 9-12 with 3 prop bets, 3 team (ATS) and 3 under wins.

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