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Between the Lines with Mal Van Valkenburg

Three reasons to like the JAGUARS (+5) over the COLTS

• The Jaguars have the running game to dominate this matchup, averaging 157 yards rushing per game.

• In the past five meetings, the Colts have won by more than five once.

• The Colts, who have lost three of four, are depleted by injuries, and QB Peyton Manning does not have the weapons to dominate.

Three reasons to like the RAIDERS (-7) OVER THE BRONCOS

• Tim Tebow makes his first start for the Broncos. Rookie QBs making their first start on the road usually do not fare well.

• The Raiders routed the Broncos in the first meeting Look for the Raiders to run the ball well again.

• The Broncos had a poor performance last week and might have packed it in.


SEASON: 10-17-1

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