NFL odds, picks, predictions for Week 3: Expert betting tips & advice for pick ’em, survivor pools, DFS games
Whether you’re trying to outsmart your co-workers in the office survivor pool, placing a bet with a sportsbook, or looking for an edge creating your DFS lineups, our weekly guide to gambling on the NFL has everything you need to win big during Week 3.
All the essentials are in one place, from updated odds and spreads, our experts’ picks (straight up and against the spread), and a game-by-game guide to trends and injury reports every bettor should know before placing their wager. There are tips for making your survivor and pick ’em pool picks this week. And if daily games are more your speed, you’ll find advice on building the ideal lineups for the most popular games on DraftKings, FanDuel and Yahoo.
NFL odds, spreads for Week 3 games
Here are the latest odds and point spreads for every Week 3 NFL game, via Sportsbook Review (last updated: Sept. 19).
|Time (ET)||Matchup (TV)||Odds||Total|
|Thursday, Sept. 19|
|8:20 p.m.||Tennessee Titans at Jacksonville Jaguars||TEN -1.5||40|
|Sunday, Sept. 22|
|1 p.m.||Denver Broncos at Green Bay Packers||GB -7.5||43.5|
|1 p.m.||Detroit Lions at Philadelphia Eagles||PHI -6.5||49.5|
|1 p.m.||Baltimore Ravens at Kansas City Chiefs||KC -6.5||54|
|1 p.m.||Cincinnati Bengals at Buffalo Bills||BUF -6||42|
|1 p.m.||Atlanta Falcons at Indianapolis Colts||IND -2||47.5|
|1 p.m.||Oakland Raiders at Minnesota Vikings||MIN -8.5||43|
|1 p.m.||New York Jets at New England Patriots||NE -22.5||47|
|1 p.m.||Miami Dolphins at Dallas Cowboys||DAL -21.5||47.5|
|4:05 p.m.||New York Giants at Tampa Bay Buccaneers||TB -6.5||49|
|4:05 p.m.||Carolina Panthers at Arizona Cardinals||CAR -2.5||45|
|4:25 p.m.||New Orleans Saints at Seattle Seahawks||SEA -4.5||46|
|4:25 p.m.||Houston Texans at Los Angeles Chargers||LAC -3||48|
|4:25 p.m.||Pittsburgh Steelers at San Francisco 49ers||SF -6.5||44|
|8:20 p.m.||Los Angeles Rams at Cleveland Browns||LAR -3||51|
|Monday, Sept. 23|
|8:15 p.m.||Chicago Bears at Washington Redskins||CHI -4||42|
Expert NFL picks, predictions for Week 3
Straight up: In our picks and predictions for Week 3 of the 2019 NFL season, Kansas City edges visiting Baltimore. Plus, Cleveland fails to slow down Los Angeles at home.
Against the spread: In our NFL picks against the spread for Week 3, San Francisco takes care of Pittsburgh at home. Plus, New England and Dallas cover the massive lines on their games against New York and Miami, respectively.
Underdog picks with good odds: Sportsbook Review’s upset picks for Week 3 include the Ravens, Cardinals and Browns.
Tips, advice for pick ’em, survivor pools
Week 3 survivor pool tips: If the Dolphins win this week, it’s going to knock a lot — repeat, a lot — of people out of their survivor pools. The experts at Team Rankings break down the numbers to see if anyone other than the Cowboys and Packers are worth a pick in Week 3.
Week 3 picks for confidence, pick ’em pools: The experts from TeamRankings have advice and strategy tips for your Week 3 NFL pick ’em pools and survivor contests. See which favorites you should stick with and which underdogs are worth a gamble.
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NFL Week 3 betting guides
Game-by-game betting guide: Sportsbook Review has everything you need to know before betting on the NFL’s Week 3 games contained within this handy cheat sheet, including updated odds, point spreads, injury reports and more for every game.
Over/under picks: BetQL’s Dan Karpuc breaks down the NFL Week 3 odds and highlights his favorite spread, moneyline, and over/under picks, which include the Cowboys, 49ers, Packers and Broncos.
Weather updates: Several games are in danger of being affected by rain and wind this week, including the Ravens-Chiefs showdown. Meteorologist Kevin Roth from RotoGrinders highlights the most problematic Week 3 NFL weather forecasts to factor into your bets.
Thursday Night Football: Here’s everything to know before betting on the Titans vs. Jaguars, including updated odds, trends and our expert’s prediction.
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NFL DFS picks & strategy for Week 3 games
Core plays for cash games: Your Week 3 FanDuel cash game lineup should start off with some core plays, including Kyler Murray, Ezekiel Elliott, and Stefon Diggs. See all of our picks below.
Lineup advice for GPP tournaments: Bennett Bedford is here to help with your Week 3 FanDuel picks. See his four core plays for NFL DFS tournaments, including Kyler Murray and Stefon Diggs, and an example of how to fill in the rest of your daily fantasy football GPP lineup.
Best lineup stacks: Your Week 3 NFL DFS stacks could include Kyler Murray and Christian Kirk in cash games and focus on Mason Rudolph and James Washington in GPP tournaments. Get more daily fantasy football stacking advice for DraftKings contests.
Lineup advice for cash games: Our Week 3 DraftKings picks for NFL DFS cash games take advantage of slow-to-adjust pricing.
Lineup advice for GPP tournaments: See our DraftKings lineup picks and pick up more NFL DFS tournament tips for Week 3.
Titans vs. Jaguars DFS advice: If you’re putting together a DraftKings Showdown lineup, we’ve got the picks, advice and sleepers to help in your tournaments.
Lineup advice for cash games: We’re playing some home-road splits and exploiting bad defenses with our Week 3 Yahoo cash lineup picks.
Lineup advice for GPP tournaments: Value WR picks allow for some strong QB and RB selections in our Week 3 Yahoo NFL DFS tournament lineup.