NFL Betting Odds and Betting Tips for Preseason Week 3

The first two games of NFL preseason week 3 take place on August 25. This includes a previous Super Bowl matchup as the Green Bay Packers meet the Kansas City Chiefs. The other Thursday night game sees the San Francisco 49ers face the Houston Texans.

As the preseason week 3 games continue another previous Super Bowl matchup is on the cards when the Los Angeles Rams face the Cincinnati Bengals. These are just a selection of the 15 games scheduled that promise exciting action and the opportunity to take advantage of some enticing betting odds.

Chance for players to secure their place on the roster

Aside from being attractive to fans and sports betting enthusiasts, NFL Preseason Week 3 also presents a valuable opportunity to players. It’s the last chance for them to make a good impression and secure a place on their team’s roster for the season.

For example, Drew Lock has a chance to show whet he is made off on his return to the Seahawks team after an absence due to Covid-19. Meanwhile, veteran Mitchell Trubisky will be looking to secure his QB1 position for Pittsburgh Steelers with first-round draft pick Kenny Pickett breathing down his neck.

This is the time in preseason when all players who are not certain of a roster position will want to have a good game. This bodes well for fans who should have plenty of great action to enjoy.

Betting odds for preseason week 3

Of course, the NFL is not just about watching the games, there is an array of good betting action to be had too. An example of this is Baltimore Ravens fans who will be looking to back their team to continue its record breaking run of 22 straight preseason wins.

It’s not only in Baltimore where fans will be heading to sportsbooks to place their bets. Sports betting has become increasingly popular in several states since the 2018 Supreme Court ruling. In fact, more than $125 billion has been spent on sports betting since then.

A good example of the expansion of sports betting is the fact that there are currently 24 approved sportsbooks in the state of NJ alone, where NFL fans will be heading to place their bets for preseason week 3.

There are some interesting odds to consider for these fans. The shortest spread for this week is for the Vikings vs Broncos game whereas the Carolina Panthers are six-point favorites against the Buffalo Bills. This game also attracts the largest totals number at 42. The smallest totals number of 36 can be found for the Green Bay Packers vs Kansas City Chiefs.

Finally, other bets that are worth a look as preseason week 3 approaches are:

  • Pittsburgh Steelers -3.5 (-110) in the Detroit Lions vs Pittsburgh Steelers game.
  • Seattle Seahawks -3.5 (-110) in the Seattle Seahawks vs Dallas Cowboys game.
  • Baltimore Ravens 6 (-110) in the Washington Commanders vs Baltimore Ravens game.

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