NFL Week 3 Odds & Early Moves: Battle Of NFC Favorites Adjusted To Pick ‘Em

GamingToday.com is an independent sports news and information service. GamingToday.com has partnerships with some of the top legal and licensed sportsbook companies in the US. When you claim a bonus offer or promotion through a link on this site, Gaming Today may receive referral compensation from the sportsbook company. Although the relationships we have with sportsbook companies may influence the order in which we place companies on the site, all reviews, recommendations, and opinions are wholly our own. They are the recommendations from our authors and contributors who are avid sports fans themselves.

For more information, please read How We Rank Sportsbooks, Privacy Policy, or Contact Us with any concerns you may have.

Gaming Today is licensed and regulated to operate in AZ, CO, CT, IN, KS, LA, MI, NJ, NY, PA, TN, and VA.

There’s been an early move toward the Buccaneers for their Week 3 visit to Los Angeles, as the matchup of NFC favorites has been adjusted from Rams -2.5 to pick ‘em since opening numbers were hung at SuperBook USA in Las Vegas on Sunday night.

As of this Monday writing, the line varies from Rams -1 (DraftKings) to Bucs -1 (BetMGM).

Per the futures market, these teams are the likeliest to represent the NFC in Super Bowl LVI. Tom Brady’s Bucs own the shortest odds (available for +280 at BetMGM), with the Rams priced as the second choice (+650 at PointsBet and FanDuel).

Both teams are off to 2-0 starts. In Week 2 action Sunday, a late Matt Gay field goal helped the Rams to a 27-24 win over the Colts, who were missing QB Carson Wentz for their last two offensive possessions, but L.A. failed to cover as 4-point favorites. Meanwhile, the Falcons kept things close through three quarters in Tampa Bay, before the Bucs (-12) pulled away in the fourth to get the cash in a 48-25 victory.

The total for this Week 3 showdown also saw a big early move, bet up to 54.5 from a 52.5 opener. The Bucs and Rams have combined to go 4-0 to the OVER through the season’s first two weeks.

Live Week 3 Sportsbook Odds

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

Opening & Early Week 3 Moves

Below is a quick rundown of consensus point spread and totals for the rest of the Week 3 card:

Carolina Panthers (-7.5, 43) at Houston Texans

Bettors were eager to lay the opening number of -7 with the undefeated Panthers. While The Texans have also surpassed market expectations, going 2-0 against the spread out of the gate, they’re expected to start third-string rookie Davis Mills in place of an injured Tyrod Taylor on Thursday night, per NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.

Washington Football Team at Buffalo Bills (-9)

Bills -9.5 proved too rich for bettors’ taste, as the number has adjusted down to as low as 8.5 at DraftKings.

Chicago Bears at Cleveland Browns (-7.5, 46.5)

The Bears have been available for +8 and the Browns for -7 in early wagering. While Andy Dalton went down with a knee injury during Chicago’s 20-17 win over his former team, the Bengals, he was replaced by who may be the team’s better option at quarterback, rookie Justin Fields.

Baltimore Ravens (-9, 49.5) at Detroit Lions

While this game has been as cheap as Ravens -8.5, it’s up to -9.5 at Circa Sports, after Baltimore’s upset over the Chiefs on Sunday night. The Lions are 11.5-point dogs in their Monday night visit to Lambeau Field.

Arizona Cardinals (-7, 52) at Jacksonville Jaguars

We’re seeing +7.5 (-120) at WynnBet for underdog bettors willing to lay the extra vig. A bet on the winless Jags against the 2-0 Cards will take some gumption, of course, as Urban Meyer and Trevor Lawrence try to find their way in the NFL.

Los Angeles Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs (-6.5, 55.5)

The Chiefs have been adjusted downward, from -7 to -6.5 since their Sunday night loss in Baltimore, but they’re sure to draw public money at the shorter number.

New Orleans Saints at New England Patriots (-3, 43)

Bettors laid Pats -2.5 as wagering opened, prompting an adjustment to the key number.

Atlanta Falcons at New York Giants (-3, 48)

Oddsmakers will be reluctant to move this game off  ‘3’, but several are attaching -120 juice on the home favorite and offering dog bettors even-money.

Cincinnati Bengals at Pittsburgh Steelers (-4.5, 44.5)

The SuperBook listed Pittsburgh as a 7-point favorite over the Bengals in advanced wagering last week, but after the Steelers’ unimpressive showing in a home loss to the Raiders on Sunday, the book reopened Pitt -4, before a quick move to -4.5.

Indianapolis Colts at Tennessee Titans (-5, 50)

With the sudden jump from -3.5 to as high as -5.5 (Caesars Sportsbook), there’s anticipation among the betting market that Wentz will not be able to go in this AFC South battle.

New York Jets at Denver Broncos (-11, 41.5)

The Broncos are off to a 2-0 start, both wins coming on the road against less-than-threatening opponents, and their home opener doesn’t figure to be any more challenging. WynnBET is dealing Jets +11.5 for the brave gamblers among us.

Miami Dolphins at Las Vegas Raiders (-4, 45.5)

Despite the uncertainty at quarterback in Miami, there’s been early interest in the dog here, as DraftKings move from Raiders -5.5 to -4 since Sunday night. While Tua Tagovailoa was on the long list of QBs sustaining injuries Sunday, backup Jacoby Brissett has plenty of experience in this league.

Seattle Seahawks (-1.5, 55) at Minnesota Vikings

The early line adjustment was toward to home dog, as the Vikes opened +2.5 in Las Vegas after Greg Joseph’s potential game-winning field-goal attempt drifted wide right in Arizona, while Seattle blew a huge deal and lost in overtime to the Titans.

Green Bay Packers at San Francisco 49ers (-4, 47.5)

There’s been some early interest in the Packers in next Sunday’s primetime affair, as some books moved to San Fran -3.5 while Green Bay prepares for its Monday night game against Detroit.

Philadelphia Eagles at Dallas Cowboys (-4, 51)

Two-way action has bounced the number for this early battle for NFC East supremacy between 3.5 and 4 around the betting market.

Want more odds? Take a look at our look ahead week 4 odds and Super Bowl odds 2022.

About the Author
Marcus DiNitto

Marcus DiNitto

Sr. News Editor
Marcus DiNitto is Senior News Editor for Gaming Today. He has been managing editor at national sports websites SportsBusiness Daily, Sporting News, and The Linemakers, as well as with licensed sportsbook operator USA Sports Gaming. Marcus graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and earned his MBA from the University of North Carolina-Charlotte.

Get connected with us on Social Media