Bookies Battle Week 2 Recap & NFL Week 3 Contest Lines: Tough One For Consensus Picks

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NFL Week 2 was a tough one for Bookies Battle 2022 consensus picks, with the majority of contestants on the winning side of just five of 16 games.

The Lions -2.5 and Bills -10 were both winners for more than 60% of the field, but you have to scroll pretty far down the list to find the next winning consensus play.

Bookies Battle Week 2 Consensus Picks Results

Consensus PickContest LineClosing LineOpponent% of PicksW/L
Bengals-7-7.5at Cowboys70%
Loss
Lions-2.5pick 'emvs Commanders69%
Win
Bears+10+10at Packers68%
Loss
Browns-6-6.5vs Jets67%
Loss
Bills-10-10vs Titans67%
Win
Chiefs-3.5-4vs Chargers65%
Loss
Panthers+2.5-1at Giants61%
Loss
Seahawks+9+8.5at 49ers61%
Loss
Steelers+1+3vs Patriots59%
Loss
Vikings+1.5+3at Eagles56%Loss
Cardinals+5.5+5.5at Raiders54%
Win
Saints+3+3vs Bucs54%
Loss
Falcons+10.5+10.5at Rams52%
Win
Ravens-3.5-3.5vs Dolphins52%
Loss
Texans+10+10at Broncos52%
Win
Colts-4-3at Jaguars52%
Loss

Consensus picks are just 12-20 through two weeks of the 2022 NFL season.

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Bookies Battle 2022 Leaders

Kalen Carlisle from Wynn Interactive closed the week with three straight winners (Packers -10 on SNF, and Bills -10 and Eagles -2.5 on MNF) to finish a stellar 12-4 in Week 2. Kalen now shares the lead at the top of the 2022 season standings with Brad Carpenter of DraftKings at Scarlet Pearl Casino (Mississippi), both sporting 21-11 records heading into the third week of the season.

Jay Kornegay from the Westgate SuperBook in Las Vegas and Enrique Castillo from Hollywood Casino Lawrenceburg (Indiana) are tied for second at 20-12.

Tony Miller (Golden Nugget Las Vegas), Seamus Magee (BetMGM), and Casey Lewless (Margaritaville Bossier City, Louisiana) all went 11-5 in Week 2.

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NFL Week 3 Contest Point Spreads

Lines are closed for Week 3 of our contest. Here they are:

Matchup
PIT Steelers @ CLE Browns (-5)
KC Chiefs (-7) @ IND Colts
BUF Bills (-4.5) @ MIA Dolphins
NO Saints (-2.5) @ CAR Panthers
HOU Texans @ CHI Bears (-3)
CIN Bengals (-5) @ NY Jets
DET Lions @ MIN Vikings (-7)
BAL Ravens (-3) @ NE Patriots
PHI Eagles (-4) @ WAS Commanders
LV Raiders (-1) @ TEN Titans
JAX Jaguars @ LA Chargers (-7)
LA Rams (-4) @ ARI Cardinals
ATL Falcons @ SEA Seahawks (-1.5)
GB Packers @ TB Buccaneers (-2.5)
SF 49ers (-1.5) @ DEN Broncos
DAL Cowboys @ NY Giants (-2.5)

Some quick takeaways:

  • There have been early moves on the Browns, Cardinals, Falcons, Packers, 49ers, and Cowboys since opening lines were hung Sunday night.
  • Additionally, savvy shoppers will find plenty of numbers on pace for even greater closing-line value.
  • No games are priced at larger than a touchdown, three landing on the key number ‘7’.
  • Lots of early Wong Teaser candidates. Five underdogs are listed between +1.5 and +2.5, affording bettors the opportunity to tease these numbers up past the ‘3’ and ‘7’.

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Live NFL Week 3 Lines

While our contest lines close early in the weekly betting cycle, here are current odds from various legal US sportsbooks:

Bet TypeSpreads
Open
Thu (9/22) @ 8:15pm ET PIT Steelers +155 +2500 +1700 +2000 +10000 0
CLE Browns -185 0 -10000 -5000 0 0
Sun (9/25) @ 1:00pm ET KC Chiefs -303 +420 +3300 +170 -244 +470 0
IND Colts +240 -588 -10000 -208 +200 -769 0
Sun (9/25) @ 1:00pm ET CIN Bengals -200 -3333 -10000 -1429 -278 0 0
NY Jets +170 +1100 +1450 +800 +235 +10000 +8000
Sun (9/25) @ 1:00pm ET LV Raiders -120 +1200 +400 +165 -127 +1700 +8000
TEN Titans +100 -3333 -667 -200 +112 -10000 0
Sun (9/25) @ 1:01pm ET BUF Bills -227 +195 -154 +100 -189 -161
MIA Dolphins +180 -238 +120 -130 +146 +135
Sun (9/25) @ 1:02pm ET DET Lions +260 +480 +1000 +900 +560 +900
MIN Vikings -345 -833 -3333 -1667 -1000 -1667
Sun (9/25) @ 1:02pm ET HOU Texans +120 +1800 +2500 +375 +1500 0
CHI Bears -145 -10000 -10000 -500 -10000 0
Sun (9/25) @ 1:02pm ET PHI Eagles -189 -3333 -10000 -3333 0 0
WAS Commanders +155 +1100 +3300 +1200 +10000 +15000
Sun (9/25) @ 1:03pm ET BAL Ravens -149 -455 -10000 -345 0 0
NE Patriots +125 +340 +3300 +270 +8000 0
Sun (9/25) @ 1:03pm ET NO Saints -154 +2200 +1150 +625 +1500 +4000
CAR Panthers +130 -10000 -5000 -1000 -10000 0
Sun (9/25) @ 4:05pm ET JAX Jaguars +260 -10000 -3333 -3333 +225 0 -5000
LA Chargers -345 +1800 +1000 +1200 -263 +10000 +1500
Sun (9/25) @ 4:25pm ET GB Packers +125 -10000 -200 -500 +104 -10000 -1250
TB Buccaneers -149 +2200 +160 +375 -120 +2200 +800
Sun (9/25) @ 4:25pm ET ATL Falcons +105 -2000 -833 -179 +100 -3333 -208
SEA Seahawks -125 +1000 +475 +150 -114 +1060 +175
Sun (9/25) @ 4:25pm ET LA Rams -200 -10000 -10000 -5000 -182 0 0
ARI Cardinals +165 +2200 +1900 +1400 +160 +5000 0
Sun (9/25) @ 8:22pm ET SF 49ers +100 +440 +400 +4500 -120 +3500 0
DEN Broncos -120 -625 -556 0 +107 0 0
Mon (9/26) @ 8:15pm ET DAL Cowboys +135 -2000 -2500 -3333 0 0
NY Giants -161 +1000 +1000 +1200 +8000 0
Thu (9/22) @ 8:15pm ET PIT Steelers +3.5 -115 +9.0 +150 +5.5 +230 +13.0 -263 +6.5 -2000 +9.5 -161
CLE Browns -3.5 -105 -9.0 -185 -5.5 -303 -13.0 +210 -6.5 +790 -9.5 +135
Sun (9/25) @ 1:00pm ET KC Chiefs -7.0 -105 -4.0 +120 +2.5 +180 +2.5 +140 -5.5 -112 +2.5 +1300 -4.0 +125
IND Colts +7.0 -115 +4.0 -149 -2.5 -250 -2.5 -169 +5.5 -109 -2.5 -5000 +4.0 -145
Sun (9/25) @ 1:00pm ET CIN Bengals -4.5 -110 -14.5 -303 -8.5 +100 -8.5 +100 -6.5 -110 -14.5 -417 -15.5 +135
NY Jets +4.5 -110 +14.5 +235 +8.5 -130 +8.5 -130 +6.5 -110 +14.5 +285 +15.5 -161
Sun (9/25) @ 1:00pm ET LV Raiders -1.0 -110 +8.0 -345 +7.5 +105 +7.5 +340 -2.0 -109 +1.5 +6000 +7.5 +230
TEN Titans +1.0 -110 -8.0 +270 -7.5 -141 -7.5 -455 +2.0 -112 -1.5 0 -7.5 -278
Sun (9/25) @ 1:01pm ET BUF Bills -4.5 -110 -1.5 -115 -2.5 -200 +1.5 -120 +2.5 0 -2.5 -238
MIA Dolphins +4.5 -110 +1.5 -115 +2.5 +150 -1.5 -110 -2.5 +6000 +2.5 +190
Sun (9/25) @ 1:02pm ET DET Lions +7.0 -110 -3.0 +115 +3.5 +1150 -2.5 -161 +3.5 +830 -3.0 0
MIN Vikings -7.0 -110 +3.0 -145 -3.5 -5000 +2.5 +130 -3.5 -2000 +3.0 0
Sun (9/25) @ 1:02pm ET HOU Texans +2.5 -105 +2.5 -105 +1.5 -105 +3.0 -222 +2.5 +1400 +2.5 -108
CHI Bears -2.5 -115 -2.5 -125 -1.5 -125 -3.0 +180 -2.5 -10000 -2.5 -108
Sun (9/25) @ 1:02pm ET PHI Eagles -4.0 -110 -15.5 -125 -15.5 +140 -16.0 -110 -21.5 -294 -15.5 +125
WAS Commanders +4.0 -110 +15.5 -105 +15.5 -185 +16.0 -120 +21.5 +215 +15.5 -145
Sun (9/25) @ 1:03pm ET BAL Ravens -2.5 -115 -10.5 -164 -10.5 -10000 -11.0 -200 -10.5 -5000 -10.5 -189
NE Patriots +2.5 -105 +10.5 +135 +10.5 +1750 +11.0 +165 +10.5 +1100 +10.5 +160
Sun (9/25) @ 1:03pm ET NO Saints -3.0 -105 +8.0 -769 +14.5 +240 +8.0 +300 +7.5 +375 +14.5 0
CAR Panthers +3.0 -115 -8.0 +520 -14.5 -345 -8.0 -400 -7.5 -588 -14.5 0
Sun (9/25) @ 4:05pm ET JAX Jaguars +7.0 -110 -23.5 -115 -27.5 -105 -27.5 -200 +6.5 -112 -27.5 -161 -27.5 -125
LA Chargers -7.0 -110 +23.5 -115 +27.5 -135 +27.5 +165 -6.5 -109 +27.5 +122 +27.5 +110
Sun (9/25) @ 4:25pm ET GB Packers +3.0 -110 -7.5 -161 -7.5 -149 -7.5 -105 +1.5 -112 -1.5 -5000 -7.5 -169
TB Buccaneers -3.0 -110 +7.5 +130 +7.5 +115 +7.5 -125 -1.5 -108 +1.5 +1600 +7.5 +140
Sun (9/25) @ 4:25pm ET ATL Falcons +1.5 -110 -4.5 +100 -4.5 +280 -4.5 +100 +0.5 -108 -3.5 -3333 -4.5 +100
SEA Seahawks -1.5 -110 +4.5 -130 +4.5 -400 +4.5 -130 -0.5 -114 +3.5 +980 +4.5 -115
Sun (9/25) @ 4:25pm ET LA Rams -3.5 -115 -8.0 -141 -13.5 -149 -7.5 -169 -3.5 -109 -8.5 +340 -7.5 -115
ARI Cardinals +3.5 -105 +8.0 +110 +13.5 +115 +7.5 +140 +3.5 -112 +8.5 -526 +7.5 +100
Sun (9/25) @ 8:22pm ET SF 49ers +1.5 -110 -1.0 +115 -5.5 +120 -5.5 +110 -1.5 -108 +1.5 -1111 +0.5 +145
DEN Broncos -1.5 -110 +1.0 -145 +5.5 -154 +5.5 -141 +1.5 -114 -1.5 +580 -0.5 -175
Mon (9/26) @ 8:15pm ET DAL Cowboys +3.0 -110 -9.5 -120 -9.5 -115 -7.0 -233 -7.5 +1100 -7.0 0
NY Giants -3.0 -110 +9.5 -110 +9.5 -115 +7.0 +185 +7.5 -5000 +7.0 0
Thu (9/22) @ 8:15pm ET PIT Steelers u40.5 -110 u44 +105 u43.5 +110 u40.5 0 u40 -110
CLE Browns o40.5 -110 o44 -135 o43.5 -135 o40.5 +6500 o40 -105
Sun (9/25) @ 1:00pm ET KC Chiefs u49.5 -110 u37 -130 u41.5 -10000 u50.5 -110 u50.5 -112 u37.5 -3333 u36.5 +110
IND Colts o49.5 -110 o37 +100 o41.5 +3300 o50.5 -110 o50.5 -109 o37.5 +980 o36.5 -125
Sun (9/25) @ 1:00pm ET CIN Bengals o43.5 -105 o39.5 +235 o45.5 -135 o46 -110 o46.0 -108 o39.5 +235 o42 +105
NY Jets u43.5 -115 u39.5 -303 u45.5 +110 u46 -110 u46.0 -114 u39.5 -333 u42 -120
Sun (9/25) @ 1:00pm ET LV Raiders o45.5 -110 o40.5 +215 o44.5 -110 o45.5 -110 o45.5 -109 o46.5 +980 o40.5 +190
TEN Titans u45.5 -110 u40.5 -270 u44.5 -110 u45.5 -110 u45.5 -112 u46.5 -3333 u40.5 -238
Sun (9/25) @ 1:01pm ET BUF Bills o51.5 -110 o48.5 -110 o45.5 +155 o40.5 +2200 o45.5 +175
MIA Dolphins u51.5 -110 u48.5 -120 u45.5 -189 u40.5 0 u45.5 -208
Sun (9/25) @ 1:02pm ET DET Lions o51.5 -110 o52.5 +100 o55.5 +1000 o52.5 +630 o45.5 0
MIN Vikings u51.5 -110 u52.5 -130 u55.5 -3333 u52.5 -1250 u45.5 0
Sun (9/25) @ 1:02pm ET HOU Texans u39.5 -110 u43.5 -141 u45.5 -227 u43.5 -10000 u43.5 -141
CHI Bears o39.5 -110 o43.5 +110 o45.5 +170 o43.5 +1350 o43.5 +120
Sun (9/25) @ 1:02pm ET PHI Eagles o50.5 -110 o33 +100 o33.5 +120 o26.5 +168 o32.5 -169
WAS Commanders u50.5 -110 u33 -130 u33.5 -154 u26.5 -227 u32.5 +140
Sun (9/25) @ 1:03pm ET BAL Ravens o43.5 -105 o64 -120 o63.5 +1400 o63.5 +830 o63.5 +110
NE Patriots u43.5 -115 u64 -110 u63.5 -5000 u63.5 -2000 u63.5 -125
Sun (9/25) @ 1:03pm ET NO Saints u40.5 -110 u32 -110 u33.5 -125 u36.5 -417 u31.5 0
CAR Panthers o40.5 -110 o32 -120 o33.5 -105 o36.5 +285 o31.5 0
Sun (9/25) @ 4:05pm ET JAX Jaguars o47.5 -110 o48.5 +100 o48.5 +150 o45.5 -110 o46.0 -110 o48.5 -102 o48 0
LA Chargers u47.5 -110 u48.5 -130 u48.5 -200 u45.5 -110 u46.0 -110 u48.5 -128 u48 0
Sun (9/25) @ 4:25pm ET GB Packers o43.5 -110 o30.5 -115 o30.5 -105 o42 -110 o42.0 -110 o26.5 +1500 o23 -120
TB Buccaneers u43.5 -110 u30.5 -115 u30.5 -125 u42 -110 u42.0 -110 u26.5 -5000 u23 +105
Sun (9/25) @ 4:25pm ET ATL Falcons o42.5 -110 o57 -149 o56.5 -130 o43.5 -110 o50.5 +980 o57 -108
SEA Seahawks u42.5 -110 u57 +120 u56.5 +105 u43.5 -110 u50.5 -3333 u57 -108
Sun (9/25) @ 4:25pm ET LA Rams u50.5 -115 u41 -115 u38.5 +105 u48.5 -110 u31.5 +375 u34.5 -108
ARI Cardinals o50.5 -105 o41 -115 o38.5 -141 o48.5 -110 o31.5 -588 o34.5 -108
Sun (9/25) @ 8:22pm ET SF 49ers u43.5 -110 u23.5 +105 u23.5 +100 u45.0 -110 u21.5 -909 u23.5 +125
DEN Broncos o43.5 -110 o23.5 -135 o23.5 -130 o45.0 -110 o21.5 +510 o23.5 -145
Mon (9/26) @ 8:15pm ET DAL Cowboys o39.5 -115 o39.5 -115 o33.5 -110 o39.5 +980 o39.5 -105
NY Giants u39.5 -105 u39.5 -115 u33.5 -115 u39.5 -3333 u39.5 -110
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