NFL Odds: Week 3 Betting Trends

Week 3 of the NFL season kicks off Thursday night in Kansas City, where coach Andy Reid will bring the Chiefs into the city he coached for 14 seasons to take on the Philadelphia Eagles.

At Bovada, Kansas City is catching 3.5 from the Green Birds, who have covered all four meetings dating back since 1992. And while the Chiefs are 1-11 straight-up when oddsmakers install them as an underdog, the Eagles have also failed to cover 6 of their last 7 as the favorite.


NFL Odds: Week 3 Injury Roundup

Last week the Dallas Cowboys felt the wrath of the new-look, new-attitude Kansas City Chiefs defense. The Pokes dropped to 1-1, and will host the St. Louis Rams on Sunday with hopes of having key members on both sides of the ball on the field. Receiver Dez Bryant insists he will play against St. Louis after battling back spasms, while defensive end Anthony Spencer is dealing with soreness in his repaired left knee.


Public on underdog Falcons Sunday

Bettors at one online sportsbook evidently are not worried about a rash of injuries that have the Atlanta Falcons shorthanded for their game at the Miami Dolphins on Sunday.

Kevin Bradley, the Bovada sportsbook manager, told that the public was all over the underdog Falcons, one of three games receiving “completely one-sided” action heading into the weekend.


NFL Betting: Week 3 Line Moves

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NFL Week 3: Mismatches on board?

According to the Power Rankings there are several mismatches on the schedule for Week 3 of the NFL season.

Starting with the early card on Sunday, No. 3 New England is laying -7 points to the No. 26 Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and though the Power Rankings show a huge gap make note the Bucs have lost their two games by a combined three points, while the Patriots won their two contests by a combined five points.


Home dogs are barking in the NFL

Home dogs went 3-1 against the spread in Week 2, with the Buffalo Bills and Arizona Cardinals winning outright. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers covered the spread in a 16-14 loss to the New Orleans Saints. The New York Giants were the only home dog to fail to cover.

Home dogs are now 6-3 against the spread on the season. There are three home underdogs this week, all from the AFC North. The defending Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens are 2.5-point home dogs to the Houston Texans. The Ravens are 1-3 against the spread in their last four games as home underdogs.


Broncos vs Raiders: MNF betting preview

The NFL betting menu features a clash between Denver and Oakland on Monday, with the host Broncos trying to win both for fans supporting them and bettors backing them.

This season the Broncos are 2-0 overall and 2-0 ATS against the number, while the Raiders are 1-1 and 2-0 ATS. As for the totals, Denver is 2-0 on the OU, and Oakland is 0-2.

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49ers double-digit chalk vs Colts

Indianapolis travels to San Francisco on Sunday, hoping to boost its 1-1 mark in Week 3 action with a victory over the 49ers.

The 49ers are 1-1 so far on the season, and 1-1 ATS vs. the number. The Colts, meanwhile, are 1-1 and 0-2 ATS. Over under bettors have seen San Francisco go 1-1 and the Colts go 1-1 on the totals.

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Week 3 Odds - Chiefs vs. Eagles

The visiting Chiefs hope to send their backers to the pay window on Thursday as they look to cover the spread at Lincoln Financial Field against the Eagles.

Supporters of the Chiefs have seen them go 2-0 and 1-1 ATS so far this season, while the Eagles are at 1-1 and 1-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Eagles are 2-0, while the Chiefs are 0-2.

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NFL Betting: Week 3 Lines & Totals

NFL Week 3 opening lines are highlighted by a giant point spread in the Jacksonville-Seattle game. The Seahawks opened as 16-point favorites, but the line had climbed to as high as 20 at some shops as of Tuesday afternoon.

The 20-point spread is the largest in the NFL since 2007, when the Patriots were favored by 24 over the Eagles. New England failed to cover in a 31-28 win.



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