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Oakland Raiders vs. Denver Broncos Preview and Prediction

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The Oakland Raiders will visit Sports Authority Field for the first time this season as they will take on the Denver Broncos this afternoon.

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In their first meeting in Week 5, Chris Harris Jr. returned an interception 74 yards for a touchdown to help the Broncos earn a 16-10 road victory over the Raiders.

With a win and a Kansas City loss or tie on Sunday, the Broncos will win their fifth straight AFC West championship.

Oakland leads the all-time series against Denver 59-49-2, but the Broncos have won the last eight games in the series.

Oakland at Denver

Kickoff: 4:05 p.m. ET (Sunday)

TV: CBS

Spread: Denver -7

Three Things to Watch

1. Derek Carr

During the Raiders' first eight games of the season, Carr was having a Pro Bowl-type of season as he threw 19 touchdowns against only four interceptions. However, the second-year quarterback has struggled over the last month.