49ers vs. Broncos Best Prop Bets for NFL Week 3 (Broncos Need to Solve their Red Zone Struggles)

Denver Broncos quarterback Russell Wilson (3)
Denver Broncos quarterback Russell Wilson (3) / Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

Sunday Night Football is going to be fun this week because we have a lot to learn about two teams that looked like preseason contenders, but are 1-1 heading into primetime. Nathaniel Hackett’s Broncos didn’t have a good showing when they were on Monday Night Football. Not only can we bet on the game, but we can nail a few props too. 

Best Prop Bets For 49ers vs. Broncos

  • Brandon Aiyuk Over 49.5 Receiving Yards
  • Courtland Sutton Touchdown (+190)
  • Brandon McManus Over 1.5 Field Goals

Brandon Aiyuk Over 49.5 Receiving Yards

All training camp, the story out of San Francisco was that Brandon Aiyuk was ready for a breakout season. Well, it's been a tail of two games. In Week 1, the Niners played in a monsoon, but in Week 2 he was the leading receiver for the 49ers with Jimmy G in the game. Now, with a whole week of preparation knowing Jimmy G is the guy Kyle Shanahan will draw up more stuff through the air especially for Aiyuk. 

Courtland Sutton Touchdown (+187)

Sutton has 18 targets through two games and is clearly Russell Wilson’s No.1 receiver. I don’t think that the Broncos offense will be solved this week against a good Niners defense, but Sutton is going to have the ball coming his way a lot. He hasn’t scored yet, but he is a big physical downfield threat for Wilson and if he keeps getting almost 10 targets a game he is bound to find the end zone. 

Brandon McManus Over 1.5 Field Goals

I know I just said that Sutton was going to catch a touchdown, but I didn’t necessarily say it was going to come in the red zone. The Broncos are the worst red zone offense in the league right now, they have zero touchdowns in six trips there. Zero touchdowns in the red zone through two weeks. That is a disaster and I have no faith in Nathaniel Hackett. The Broncos will have to field goal San Francisco to death if they don’t solve that problem soon. 

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