NFL Week 3 Lines

2018 NFL Week 3 Early Betting Picks for Every Game

Written by on August 6, 2018

If you’re looking to get your 2018 NFL betting season off to a fast and furious start and you’re looking for some expert betting insight that will help you do just that, then consider your ticket punched! I’ve got an expert early pick on every game on the NFL Week 3 regular season schedule that is sure to please. Let’s get to them!

2018 NFL Week 3 Early Betting Picks for Every Game

Thursday Sept. 20, 2018

New York Jets at Cleveland Browns

  • NFL Week 3 Odds: (-2.5)

I’m going with the revamped Browns to get the big win at home in this one against a Jets team they match up well against! Browns 24 Jets 21

Sunday Sept. 23, 2018

New Orleans Saints at Atlanta Falcons

  • NFL Week 3 Odds: (-3)

Simply put, Atlanta gets the win here in this NFC South matchup because they’re playing at home. Falcons 27 Saints 24

San Francisco 49ers at Kansas City Chiefs

  • NFL Week 3 Odds: (-3)

Patrick Mahomes leads Kansas City to the narrow home win in something of a shootout! Chiefs 31 49ers 27

Oakland Raiders at Miami Dolphins

  • NFL Week 3 Odds: (-1.5)

Derek Carr and the Raiders have too many weapons for the mediocre Dolphins to keep up with, even at home. Raiders 28 Dolphins 24

Buffalo Bills at Minnesota Vikings

  • NFL Week 3 Odds: (-10)

Either A.J. McCarron, Nathan Peterman or Josh Allen will get pummeled by Minnesota’s stout defense in this Week 3 matchup. Vikings 27 Bills 14

Indianapolis Colts at Philadelphia Eagles

  • NFL Week 3 Odds: (-10)

The Eagles are going to hand their former offensive coordinator an embarrassing loss in this Week 2 mismatch. Eagles 35 Colts 21

Green Bay Packers at Washington Redskins

  • NFL Week 3 Odds: (+3)

The Packers get the road win here as Aaron Rodgers out-guns Alex Smith and Mike McCarthy out-coaches Jay Gruden! Packers 31 Redskins 24

Cincinnati Bengals at Carolina Panthers

  • NFL Week 3 Odds: (-6)

I like Cam Newton and the Panthers to hold down the fort at home in this affair, but I’m going with Cincy to cover the chalk. Panthers 27 Bengals 23

Tennessee Titans at Jacksonville Jaguars

  • NFL Week 3 Odds: (-5)

Jacksonville gets the home win in this AFC South divisional showdown, but I’m going with Marcus Mariota and company to keep it close! Jaguars 24 Titans 21

Denver Broncos at Baltimore Ravens

Are the Ravens a safe bet in NFL Week 3?
  • NFL Week 3 Odds: (-5.5)

The Ravens are the pick to get the win at home in this Week 3 matchup, but I like the Broncos to keep it within a field goal. Ravens 23 Broncos 20

New York Giants at Houston Texans

  • NFL Week 3 Odds: (-6)

Deshaun Watson and the Texans are the far superior team on both sides of the ball. Houston wins and covers the chalk! Texans 31 Giants 21

Los Angeles Chargers at Los Angeles Rams

  • NFL Week 3 Odds: (-3.5)

This battle for Los Angeles looks like a thriller just waiting to happen, but I like the Rams because of their more explosive offense. Rams 27 Chargers 24

Chicago Bears at Arizona Cardinals

  • NFL Week 3 Odds: (-1)

The Cardinals manage to get the narrow home win in a meeting featuring two first-time head coaches in Matt Nagy and Steve Wilks. Cardinals 28 Bears 24

Dallas Cowboys at Seattle Seahawks

  • NFL Week 3 Odds: (-1.5)

Russell Wilson and company are difficult to beat at home and Dallas has question marks on both sides of the ball. Seahawks 28 Cowboys 24

New England Patriots at Detroit Lions

  • NFL Week 3 Odds: (+4)

Bill Belichick manages to beat his former protégé Matt Patricia while Tom Brady out-guns Matthew Stafford. Patriots 28 Lions 21

Monday Sept. 24, 2018

Pittsburgh Steelers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers

  • NFL Week 3 Odds: (+4)

The Buccaneers may be playing at home, but it won’t matter against a Steelers team that is far superior in all three phases. Steelers 31 Buccaneers 21