Here are OddsFanatic’s 2021 NFL Betting Tips Week 3 for you!
Odds/Point Spread: Rams (-2.5)
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are 2-0 this season, entering this matchup. The Buccaneers won their most recent game, a matchup with the Falcons, by a final score of 48-25. Tampa Bay running back Leonard Fournette had 11 rushes for 52 yards (4.7 yards per carry) on the day. On the other hand, Mike Evans had an average of 15.0 yards per catch with 75 yards on five receptions.
Tom Brady threw for 276 yards (24/36) and 5 touchdowns through the air. He finished the game without throwing an interception, and having a 129.2 quarterback rating. The Buccaneers surrendered 55 yards on 20 runs, which equals 2.8 yards per carry given up during the run defense. They gave up 35 completions on 48 throws for 293 yards and a 72.9 percent completion rate. They team had 60 plays for 341 yards in the game. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers ran the ball 21 times and gained 82 yards, an average of 3.9 yards per carry.
This season, the Buccaneers have 772 yards through the air. Tampa Bay has scored 36 offensive first downs and been penalized for 20 infractions for 189 yards. They’ve given up five turnovers (two interceptions and three fumbles). They’re averaging 67.0 yards on the ground, which puts them 30th in the NFL. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are averaging 39.5 points per game in the endzone, according to NFL collected stats. The Buccaneers have given up 684 yards on the pass this season, putting them 30th in the NFL.
They’ve given up 342 yards via the pass and a completion percentage of 72.6% in four games. They are allowing 399.5 yards per game, putting them 23rd in the National Football League. They are giving up 3.0 yards per rush and 57.5 yards on the ground every game this season. Through two games this season, they’ve given up 115 rushing yards. The Buccaneers are ranked 22nd in the NFL in terms of their opponents’ offensive production, giving up 27.0 points per game.
The Rams are 2-0 on the season, having beaten the Bears and Colts in their past two outings. When they last played, the Rams won 27-24 against the Colts. Matthew Stafford completed 19/30 passes for 278 yards and two touchdowns, while his QB rating was 101.8. He had one interception and a longest completion of 44 yards. For the Rams, Kupp was the top receiver, catching 9 passes for 163 yards (18.1 per catch). Darrell Henderson had 13 rushes for 53 yards in the Rams’ 27-24 victory against the Colts.
He finished with 4.1 yds per attempt, which was good enough for the win on last Sunday. The Rams completed the game with 371 yards on 60 plays, or 6.2 yards per play (3.5 yds each carry). On 29 rushes, the Rams rushed for 101 yards and had 3.5 yards per attempt. Los Angeles faced the Colts on Sunday, and Los Angeles gave up 26 rushing attempts for 109 yards (4.2 yards per carry). The Rams’ pass defense allowed a 61.1 percent completion rate, with 245 yards given up on 22 of 36 passes.
The Los Angeles Rams have averaged 378.5 yards per game this season, putting them 16th in the NFL. The Tigers have rushed for 679 yards as a team. They average 87.5 rushing yards per game. The Los Angeles offense has committed 51 yards of penalties on six infractions, which is 31st in the NFL. They’ve given up one pick while losing one fumble, and they’ve picked up 28 first downs. Los Angeles have posted 582 passing yards and an average of 291.0 throwing yards per game during this season, putting them in the top 10 in the NFL. The Rams are fifth in the NFL when it comes to points scored per game, averaging 30.5 points a game.
The Rams are surrendering 19 points per game, putting them eighth in the 2021 NFL. This season, the Los Angeles Rams have accumulate a total of 243 yards rushing (121.5 yards per game) and two touchdowns by ground. Their pass defense has given up 1 touchdown and 216.5 yards per game, putting them 11th in the National Football League. The Rams defense played a total of 134 plays, placing them 23rd in the league. They have given up 38 points in all. They’ve recorded four takeaways this season (one fumble and three interceptions).
Who will win the Tampa Bay Buccaneers/Los Angeles Rams NFL game against the spread?
OddsFanatic’s Pick: Take the Buccaneers +2.5
Odds/Point Spread: 49ers (-3)
The Green Bay Packers are 1-1 for the NFL season 2021. The Packers beat the Lions by a margin of 35-17 in their most recent game. Aaron Rodgers went 22 of 27 for 255 yards and four touchdowns in the win. He had a rating of 145.6, with no interceptions thrown throughout the game. The Packers featured a balanced attack, as Aaron Jones rushed for 17 carries for 67 yards (3.9 yards per rush). By catching 8 passes for 121 yards, Davante Adams posted an average of 15.1 yards per reception.
The Green Bay Packers ran the ball 31 times for a total of 96 yards, averaging 3.1 yards per carry. The Packers rushed for 61 plays for a total of 323 yards in the game. Green Bay gave up 26 completions on 36 throws for a total of 236 yards with a completion percentage of 72.2 percent in this game. The Packers surrendered 108 yards on 19 rushes, which equals 5.7 yards per rush allowed against the rush.
When it comes to scoring touchdowns, the Green Bay Packers have an average of 19.0 points per game. The Packers’ rushing attack has been decent this season, ranking 28th with an average of 69.5 yards per game. The Packers have 552 total yards this year. The Green Bay Packers have amassed 25 first downs as a team, and they’ve been penalized for 10 infractions for 83 yards. They’ve given the ball to the other team three times (two picks and one fumble lost). The Packers have allowed 387 yards on passes through the air, putting them in 7th place in the NFL.
The team’s run defense has given up an average of 193.5 yards per game through the air and a completion percentage of 71.9 percent. They are currently giving 333.0 yards per game, putting them 10th in the NFL through the course of the season. The Packers have allowed 4.8 yards per catch and 139.5 rushing yards per game in 2021. Overall, they’ve given up 279 rushing yards through two games. Green Bay are ranked 23rd in the NFL when it comes to team defense, allowing 27.5 points per game.
The 49ers are 2-0 this season. The team last played the Eagles, and they walked away with a win by a final of 17-11. With a 100.6 rating and one touchdown, Jimmy Garoppolo threw for 189 yards while completing 22 of 30 passes for the win in week 2 versus the Eagles. He didn’t throw any interceptions and his longest pass completion was 40 yards. Deebo Samuel was San Francisco’s leading receiver in the passing game, catching 6 of 93 passes for 15.5 yards per catch.
Elijah Mitchell carried the ball 17 times for 42 yards for the 49ers, completing the game with 2.5 yds per carry. San Francisco’s offense was able to gain only 306 yards against the Eagles, managing to run 68 plays (4.5 per play). The 49ers rushed the ball for 3.1 yards per carry in their 17-11 victory on Sunday, ending with 117 yards on 38 tries. The 49ers gave up 29 rushing attempts for 151 yards (5.2 yards per carry) in their last game. San Francisco gave up 177 yards on 12 completions out of 24 passes for a completion percentage of 50.0, according to the official NFL stats database.
The San Francisco 49ers are currently 8th in the NFL with 29.0 points scored per game, which is good news for NFL betting enthusiasts. Through the air, the 49ers have accumulated 500 yards thus far this season. They’ve also averaged 250.0 passing yards per game, which ranks 15th in the league. They’ve rushed for an average of 124.0 yards per game and have carried it for 248 total yards over that span. The 49ers have an average of 374.0 yards per game, which is 18th in the NFL. San Francisco’s offense has collected 139 penalty yards in 12 penalties, which is 22nd in the NFL. 49ers have committed two fumbles and scored 22 first downs.
The 49ers are giving up 22.0 points per game, putting them 13th in the NFL. For the season, San Francisco have given up 267 rushing yards (133.5 per game) and two rushing touchdowns. 49ers have allowed three touchdowns in the pass game, as well as 245.5 yards/game, which puts them 14th in the NFL. San Francisco’s defense has taken the field for 139 plays, putting them 27th in the league. Overall, they have given up 44 points throughout the season. Over the season, they’ve picked up one takeaway (1 pick).
Who will win the Green Bay Packers/San Francisco 49ers NFL game against the spread?
OddsFanatic’s Pick: Take the Packers +3
Odds/Point Spread: Steelers (-6.5)
The Cincinnati Bengals are 1-1 in the NFL 2021 season. The Bengals lost their last game, which ended in a 20-17 final, against the Bears. Joe Burrow went 19 of 30 for 207 yards and two touchdowns. He had a quarterback rating of 66.2 and three interceptions during the game. By catching seven passes for 73 yards, Tyler Boyd averaged 10.4 yards per catch.
The Bengals’ Joe Mixon was the team’s top rusher with 20 carries for 69 yards (3.5 yds per attempt). They had 54 plays, which resulted in 248 yards. The Cincinnati Bengals rushed 20 times and gained 69 yards on average, or 3.5 yd/carry. Against the run, Cincinnati allowed 123 yards on 34 attempts for a 3.6-yard average. The Bengals surrendered 15 completions on 24 pass attempts for 83 yards and a completion rate of 62.5 percent against the Bears.
The Cincinnati Bengals have 614 total yards this season. The Bengals have gained 22 first downs and committed 7 penalties for 72 yards. Cincinnati team have committed four turnovers, including three interceptions and one fumble lost. They are holding an average of 109.0 yards through the ground game, which ranks them 18th in the NFL as a whole. The Bengals are currently sitting at 22.0 points per game in terms of adding to their lead. Cincinnati is ranked 11th in the country in terms of their opponents’ scoring, giving up 22.0 PPG.
For the season, opposing defenses are averaging 3.4 yards per rushing attempt and 95.0 yards on the ground each game. In 2 games, they’ve given up 190 yards on the ground. The Bengals have given up 419 passing yards, putting them in 9th in the NFL. Through the air, they’re giving up 209.5 yards each game and a completion percentage of 70.3 percent. They are giving up 304.5 yards per game this season, which has them in sixth place in the NFL.
This is the first meeting of the season between these two teams, with each having a 1-1 record. In their last game, the Steelers suffered a 26-17 defeat at the hands of the Raiders. Ben Roethlisberger (1 TD) went 27 of 40 for 295 yards through the air, with an 87 QB rating. He threw one interception, but his longest completion was 52 yards long. The Steelers targeted Diontae Johnson 9 times for 105 yards (11.7 yds per reception).
Najee Harris had 10 rushes for 38 yards, finishing the game with 3.8 YPA for Pittsburgh. The Steelers amassed 331 yards in the game, and they ran 56 plays (5.9 yards per play). Pittsburgh ran for 2.8 yards every time they had the ball, totaling 39 yards in 14 attempts. The Steelers’ defense gave up 25 rushing attempts for 52 yards (2.1 yds per carry). Pittsburgh’s secondary allowed a completion rate of 75.7 percent, giving up 373 yards on 28 for 37 through the air.
The Pittsburgh Steelers average 291.5 yards per game, putting them 28th in the NFL. They average 57 yards through the ground game and have carried it for 114 yards thus far this season. On 10 infractions, the Pittsburgh offense has racked up 75 yards of penalties, placing it 28th in the NFL in terms of assisting its opponents. The Steelers have thrown one pick and accumulated 22 first downs thus far this season. Pittsburgh’s current ranking of 469 passing yards and average of 234.5 passing yards per game ranks 18th in the NFL during this period. The Steelers rank 24th in the NFL with an average of 20.0 points per game in terms of scoring.
The ground game has made it tough for the Steelers to establish a running attack. Pittsburgh has given up 169 yards on the ground (84.5 yards per contest). They’ve given up 3 passing touchdowns and 313.5 yards/game, placing them 29th in the NFL. They have yet to commit a turnover (1 fumble recovery), which is not that bad. They’ve given up 42 points in total. The Steelers’ defense has been on the field for 143 plays, which is 30th in the NFL. Pittsburgh are giving up 21.0 points per game, which puts them ninth in the NFL.
Who will win the Cincinnati Bengals/Pittsburgh Steelers NFL game against the spread?
OddsFanatic’s Pick: Take the Bengals +6.5
Odds/Point Spread: Broncos (-7.5)
The New York Jets are 0-2 this season, having lost their last game to the Patriots by a final of 25-6. Jets’ quarterback Zach Wilson went 19 of 33 for 210 yards. He had a QB rating of 37 and had 4 picks in the game. Braxton Berrios recorded 73 receiving yards on 7 receptions with an average of 10.4 yards per catch in the early stage of the season. Jets running back Mike Carter had 11 takedowns for 59 yards, which is 5.4 ypp (best rusher).
They produced a play on each and every single down, totaling 68 plays for 336 yards. The New York Jets ran the ball 31 times and gained 152 yards, which resulted in an average of 4.9 yards per carry. The Jets gave up 101 yards on 24 rushing attempts, which equals 4.2 yards per run allowed. 22 pass completions on 30 attempts for a total of 155 yards, along with a completion rate of 73.3 percent, was New York’s output against New England.
The New York Jets are averaging 10 points per game in the NFL. They have an average of 98.5 yards rushing, which is 22nd in the league as a whole. The Jets have accumulated 588 yards this season. The team has 16 first downs and has been penalized for 13 infractions, resulting in 107 yards in penalties. They’ve committed five turnovers (5 interceptions) so far this season.
The Jets rank 12th in the NFL in terms of team defense, giving up 22.0 points per game. They are allowing teams to gain 4.2 yards per rushing attempt and 106.0 rushing yards each game this season. Overall, the Jets have given up 212 rushing yards in two games. The Jets have given up 425 through the air, putting them 10th in the NFL. They’re allowing 212.5 yards through the pass and giving up a 70.8 percent completion rate. During the season, they have given up 318.5 yards per game, ranking them 9th in the league.
The Broncos are 2-0 so far this season. The Broncos won by a final of 23-13 against the Jaguars last time they played. Javonte Williams rushed the ball 13 times for 64 yards, averaging 4.9 yards per carry against Jacksonville. The Broncos’ Courtland Sutton was a prominent target, catching 9 passes for 159 yards (17.7 average). Teddy Bridgewater (2 TDs) ended the game with 328 yards on 26/34 passing and a quarterback rating of 125.6. He didn’t throw any interceptions and his longest pass play went for 55 yards.
The Broncos allowed 16 rushes for 75 yards (4.7 yards per carry) in a 21-17 win over the Jaguars on Sunday night. Denver’s passing defense allowed a completion percentage of 42.4 percent, giving up 114 yards on 14 of 33 passes. The Broncos gained a total of 398 yards in the game while executing 67 plays (5.9 yds per play). The Denver offense rushed for 3.2 yards per carry in the game, compiling 96 yards on 30 rushes.
By scoring 25.0 points per game, the Denver Broncos rank 14th in terms of collecting points out of all NFL teams. Through two weeks, the Broncos have 557 passing yards and an average of 278.5 passing yards per game, which ranks 11th in the NFL. They’ve rushed for an average of 130.5 yards per game on the ground and have carried the ball 261 yards so far this season. The Broncos are 7th in the NFL with 409.0 yards allowed per game. The Denver offense has 15 penalties for 152 yards, which is 12th in the NFL when it comes to committing errors. They’ve committed 1 fumble and gained 28 first downs.
For the season, the Broncos have given up 135 rushing yards (67.5 yd/game) and one touchdown by ground. They’ve given up two TDs through the air and 184.0 yards/contest, placing them 5th in the football league. The defense has three turnovers on the campaign (one fumble and two interceptions). They have given up 26 points in all. The Broncos’ defense has been on the field for 109 plays, which is third in the NFL. Denver are giving up 13.0 points a game, which has them tied for fifth in the National Football League.
Who will win the New York Jets/Denver Broncos NFL game against the spread?
OddsFanatic’s Pick: Take the Jets +7.5
Odds/Point Spread: Bills (-7)
The Washington Football Team is currently 1-1 this season. In their most recent game, the team faced the New York Giants and won by a score of 30-29. Taylor Heinicke completed 34 of 46 passes for 336 yards and two touchdowns, earning him a quarterback rating of 99.5. He recorded one interception leaving the game with a single pick. On 11 catches, Terrence McLaurin accumulated 9.7 yards per catch, earning 107 yards. Antonio Gibson was the Football Team’s leading rusher with 13 carries for 69 yards (5.3 yds per carry).
They had 69 plays for 407 yards in all. The Washington Football Team ran the ball 22 times and gained 87 yards, which gave them an average of 4.0 yds per carry. On the ground, the Football Team gave up 163 yards on 28 carries for an average of 5.8 yards per run allowed. Washington completed just 22 of their 32 pass attempts for 228 yards and a completion percentage of 68.8 percent.
In terms of scoring, the Washington Football Team has an average of 23.0 PPG. As a team, they average 106.5 rushing yards, which is 20th in the NFL. For the season, the Football Team has recorded 666 total yards. The Football Team from Washington have scored 19 first downs and been penalized for 17 penalties for 137 yards. They have lost the football twice, once on a fumble and once on a pick.
The Football Team is in 17th place out of 22 teams in terms of team defense, allowing 24.5 PPG. Washington are giving up 4.4 yards per carry on the ground and 126.5 rushing yards each game this season. During the season, Washington have given up 253 rushing yards in 2 games. The Football Team’s passing yardage has dropped to 562 yards, putting them in 24th place in the league. They have given up a passing yards per game of 281.0 and a completion percentage of 67.1 thus far this season. They’re giving up 407.5 yards per game, which has them ranked 25th in the league.
The Bills are 1-1 this season, having lost their opening game against to the Steelers. Buffalo prevailed with a final of 35-0 when they faced off against the Dolphins last time. Josh Allen had 179 yards on 17-of-33 passing with a quarterback rating of 75.2. He recorded one interception and longest gain was 41 yards. Bills receiver Stefon Diggs had a good day in the passing game, catching four balls for 60 yards (15.0 yards per catch).
Devin Singletary ran the ball 13 times for 82 yards with a 6.3 yd average per carry for the Bills. The Bills amassed 314 yards in the game (4.9 yards per play). Buffalo rushed for 4.8 yards per attempt, with 143 yards on 30 carries in the game. They allowed 20 rushing tries for 71 yards (3.6 per rush). The Bills passing defense allowed a completion percentage of 56.8 percent, giving up 145 yards on 25 out of 44 throws.
The Bills’ scoring average of 25.5 points per game places them 12th in the NFL when it comes to scoring ability. Through the air, the Bills have amassed 425 yards this season. They’ve also averaged 212.5 passing yards per game, putting them 25th in the league. In terms of rushing, the Buffalo Bills have rushed for 260 yards this season with an average of 130.0 yards per game.
The Buffalo Bills have an average of 342.5 yards in each contest, which has them ranked 21st in the NFL. Their offense has accumulated 134 penalty yards on 14 infractions, putting them 15th in the NFL in terms of assisting the opponent. They’ve given up one interception while allowing opponents to recover two fumbles, and they’ve scored 21 first downs.
The Bills are giving up 11.5 points per game, which puts them second in the NFL. Buffalo has gained a total of 146 yards on the ground (73.0 ypg per game). In terms of passing, they’ve given up one touchdown through the pass and 161.0 yards/game, which has them ranked second in the NFL. The Bills have been on the field for 125 plays, putting them 15th in the football league. They’ve given up 23 points in total this season. In total, they have 3 turnovers (2 fumbles and 1 interception).
Who will win the Washington Football Team/Buffalo Bills NFL game against the spread?
OddsFanatic’s Pick: Take the Bills -7
Odds/Point Spread: Browns (-8.5)
The Chicago Bears are 1-1 this season, having won their last game against the Cincinnati Bengals by a final score of 20-17. Justin Fields completed 6 out of 13 passes for 60 yards. He had a QB rate of 27.7 and one interception. The Bears’ David Montgomery was the team’s leading rusher with 20 carries for 61 yards (3.1 yds/att).
Darnell Mooney hauled in six passes for 66 yards and a touchdown, with an average of 11.0 yards per catch. The Chicago Bears ran the ball 34 times for a total of 123 yards, averaging 3.6 yards per carry. They managed 61 plays in the game, which produced 206 yards. Chicago allowed 19 completions on 30 attempts for 179 yards with a completion percentage of 63.3. The Bears gave up just 69 yards on 20 rushes against the rush, which amounts to 3.5 rush yards allowed per carry.
In terms of scoring inside the endzone, the Chicago Bears are averaging 17.0 points per game. The running backs average 128.5 yards between them, which is 8th in the NFL. For the year, Chicago has 528 yards gained overall. On the other hand, the Bears have earned 20 first downs and been called for 11 infractions for a total of 105 yards. The defense has given up three sacks, two interceptions, and one fumble. The Bears rank 19th in the NFL when it comes to team defense, giving up 25.5 points per game.
They’ve given up 3.3 yards per rushing attempt and 71.5 yards on the ground per game this season. Through two games, the Bears have given up 143 rushing yards. The Bears have given up 491 passing yards, putting them 15th in the league in terms of that stats. Through the air, they are allowing 245.5 yards per game and giving up a 69.6 percent completion percentage. In the 2021 NFL season, they gave up 317.0 yards per game, putting them eighth in the league during the campaign.
The Browns are 1-1 this season. The Browns won their previous game, defeating the Texans with a final score of 31-21, when they last played. Baker Mayfield (1 TD) went 19 of 21 for 213 yards with one interception and a 105 QB rating. His longest completion was 33 yards long. The Browns’ Demetric Felton was the team’s leading receiver in the passing game, catching two passes for 51 yards (25.5 yds per catch).
Nick Chubb rushed 11 times for 95 yards posting 8.6 yds per carry for Cleveland. The Browns gained a total of 355 yards in the game (6.2 yards per play) and ran 57 plays. Cleveland ended up rushing for 4.6 yds per attempt, totalling 156 yards on 34 attempts. The Browns gave up 28 rushes for 82 yards (2.9 yds per rush). Cleveland gave up a completion rate of 62.1 percent, allowing 220 yards on 18 of 29 passes through the air.
The Browns have produced an average of 406.0 yards each game, putting them in the NFL’s top 8. They’ve rushed for 309 yards overall and average 154.5 rushing yards per game. Cleveland’s offense has accumulated 92 penalty yards on 10 infractions, placing it 27th in the NFL when it comes to assisting the opponent. They have given up two interceptions while also recovering two fumbles, which has resulted in 24 first downs. Through the air, the Browns have amassed 503 yards this season and average 251.5 passing yards per game, putting them 14th in the league. The Cleveland Browns are ranked sixth in the NFL with a 30.0 PPG average.
The Browns are giving up 27.0 points per game this season, putting them 21st in the NFL. For the NFL 2021 season, Cleveland has given up 155 rushing yards (77.5 per game) and two touchdowns on the ground. They have given up 5 passing touchdowns as well as 272 yards/game, putting them in 23rd place in the league. The Browns defense has been on the field for 119 plays, putting them eighth in the NFL. They have given up 54 points throughout the entire season. This year so far, they’ve had two turnovers (1 fumble recovery and 1 interception).
Who will win the Chicago Bears/Cleveland Browns NFL game against the spread?
OddsFanatic’s Pick: Take the Bears +8.5