Last Updated on September 27, 2020

Weeks 1 and 2 of the NFL season have come and gone. We’re moving onto Week 3 and there are plenty of big-time games to choose from. Week 3 is the week of the quarterback. How the public is betting on these games is very telling.

 

Top Quarterback vs. Quarterback Matchups of Week 3:

  • Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys vs. Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks.
  • Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers vs. Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints on Sunday Night Football.
  • Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs vs. Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens on Monday Night Football.

 

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Some Week 3 public picks that jump out at us:

  • The public expects the quarterbacks to show up in a big way on Sunday and Monday. In all three games, the public is heavily invested in the over. In terms of total handle, 81% is on the over in the Cowboys-Seahawks games, 91% on Packers-Saints, and 95% on Chiefs-Ravens.
  • In the two primetime games, the public is going for the underdogs on the spread and moneyline. In the Sunday night game, 95% of the cash put down on the moneyline is on the Packers at +143. On Monday night, 77% of the total moneyline handle is on the Chiefs at +155.
  • One general trend for Week 3 is that most of the spread line handle is on the favorites. The only underdogs bringing in more of the spread line handle are the Rams, Washington, Packers, and Chiefs.

 

All odds and splits courtesy of DraftKings Sportsbook.

 

NFL Week 3 Public Bets DraftKings Sportsbook

Teams Point Spread % Handle % Bets Total Points % Handle % Bets Moneyline % Handle % Bets
CHI Bears +3.5 15% 19% Over 47.5 73% 77% +160 41% 33%
ATL Falcons -3.5 85% 81% Under 47.5 27% 23% -182 59% 67%
CIN Bengals +4.5 46% 54% Over 47.0 89% 80% +180 40% 37%
PHI Eagles -4.5 54% 46% Under 47.0 11% 20% -210 60% 63%
HOU Texans +4 43% 43% Over 45.0 81% 81% +180 52% 35%
PIT Steelers -4 57% 57% Under 45.0 19% 19% -205 48% 65%
LV Raiders +5.5 17% 26% Over 47.0 66% 83% +205 47% 35%
NE Patriots -5.5 83% 74% Under 47.0 34% 17% -240 53% 65%
LA Rams +2.5 55% 64% Over 47.5 75% 78% +115 62% 67%
BUF Bills -2.5 45% 36% Under 47.5 25% 22% -130 38% 33%
SF 49ers -4 61% 70% Over 41.5 42% 52% -195 69% 79%
NY Giants +4 39% 30% Under 41.5 58% 48% +165 31% 21%
TEN Titans -2.5 88% 85% Over 49.5 44% 41% -141 77% 72%
MIN Vikings +2.5 12% 15% Under 49.5 56% 59% +125 23% 28%
WAS Football Team +7.5 67% 61% Over 45.0 78% 70% +275 27% 22%
CLE Browns -7.5 33% 39% Under 45.0 22% 30% -335 73% 78%
CAR Panthers +6.5 21% 25% Over 43.5 64% 65% +235 17% 11%
LA Chargers -6.5 79% 75% Under 43.5 36% 35% -275 83% 89%
NY Jets +11.5 6% 42% Over 44.0 51% 52% +440 10% 5%
IND Colts -11.5 94% 58% Under 44.0 49% 48% -560 90% 95%
DAL Cowboys +5 43% 38% Over 57.0 81% 75% +190 30% 22%
SEA Seahawks -5 57% 62% Under 57.0 19% 25% -220 70% 78%
DET Lions +5.5 9% 10% Over 55.5 80% 53% +205 7% 7%
ARI Cardinals -5.5 91% 90% Under 55.5 20% 47% -240 93% 93%
TB Buccaneers -5.5 91% 90% Over 43.0 38% 75% -235 93% 94%
DEN Broncos +5.5 9% 10% Under 43.0 62% 25% +200 7% 6%
GB Packers +3 67% 80% Over 52.5 91% 91% +143 95% 87%
NO Saints -3 33% 20% Under 52.5 9% 9% -162 5% 13%
KC Chiefs +3.5 76% 78% Over 54.0 95% 94% +155 77% 74%
BAL Ravens -3.5 24% 22% Under 54.0 5% 6% -180 23% 26%