Early point spreads for the 2012 NFL season have come out in May, courtesy of Beyond the Bets and Cantor Gaming. These can and will certainly change, but it's interesting to see how the odds makers see things right now after major free agency and the NFL Draft.
The Broncos open as two-point favorites over the Pittsburgh Steelers in the season-opener, a rematch of January's playoff game. The Broncos currently have three pick 'em games (vs. Houston, at Cincinnati and at Carolina) while they are a touchdown-underdog in only one game: at New England.
Denver is a 7-point favorite at home against the Raiders and a 1.5-point road favorite against them, too. Denver's largest point spread is 8.5 points over the Cleveland Browns.
Here are the lines for every game (except for Week 17):
|Pittsburgh Steelers at Denver Broncos -2
|Denver Broncos at Atlanta Falcons -2.5
|Houston Texans at Denver Broncos pick ‘em
|Oakland Raiders at Denver Broncos -7
|Denver Broncos at New England Patriots -7
|Denver Broncos at San Diego Chargers -2.5
|New Orleans Saints at Denver Broncos -2.5
|Denver Broncos at Cincinnati Bengals pick ‘em
|Denver Broncos at Carolina Panthers pick ‘em
|San Diego Chargers at Denver Broncos -3.5
|Denver Broncos at Kansas City Chiefs -1
|Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Denver Broncos -8.5
|Denver Broncos -1.5 at Oakland Raiders
|Denver Broncos at Baltimore Ravens -3.5
|Cleveland Browns at Denver Broncos -8.5
|Kansas City Chiefs at Denver Broncos