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Week 3 Injuries, Betting Notes, Rankings, Projections
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Week 3 Injury Report
Austin Ekeler (Ankle) — Expected OUT
Jamaal Williams (Hamstring) — OUT
Ques Watkins (Hamstring) — OUT
David Montgomery (Thigh) — Expected OUT
Justice Hill (toe) — OUT; BAL signed Kenyan Drake
Salvon Ahmed (groin) — Expected OUT
Cam Akers — Traded to MIN; Likely OUT
Deon Jackson — CUT by IND; IND signed Trey Sermon
Aaron Jones (Hamstring) — Game Time Decision; Leaning IN
Kareem Hunt — Signed By CLE; Will Play Week 3
Kendre Miller (hamstring) — IN
Kenneth Gainwell (Ribs) —IN (MNF)
Isiah Pacheco (hamstring) — Expected IN
Cordarrelle Patterson (thigh) — Expected IN
Saquon Barkley (Ankle) — Missed Week 3
Chase Edmonds (Knee) — OUT; Placed on IR
Jonathan Taylor — OUT; On IR
Alvin Kamara — OUT; Back Next Week
Jeff Wilson — OUT; On IR
Week 3 Rankings
Zay Jones (knee) — OUT
Odell Beckham Jr. (Ankle) — OUT
Boston Scott (Concussion) — OUT
DeAndre Hopkins (ankle) — Game Time Decision
Kadarius Toney (toe) — Game Time Decision
Jaylen Waddle (Concussion) — Still needs to clear concussion protocol; Looking more likely now
Christian Watson (hamstring) — Game Time Decision; Leaning IN
DK Metcalf (ribs) — Expected IN
Davante Adams (Concussion) — IN
Devonta Smith (hamstring) — Expected IN
Puka Nacua (oblique) — Expected IN
Amon-Ra St. Brown (Toe) — Expected IN
Jakobi Meyers (Concussion) — IN
Brandon Aiyuk (Shoulder) — Missed Week 3
Diontae Johnson (Hamstring) — OUT; on Injured Reserve
Irv Smith (Hamstring) — Expected OUT
Will Dissly (shoulder) — Expected OUT
Foster Moreau (ankle) — Not Practicing
Logan Thomas (Concussion) — OUT
Bryce Young (ankle) — Expected OUT for Week 3
Joe Burrow (Calf) — Expected OUT for Week 3 (Signed AJ McCarron to PS)
Anthony Richardson (Concussion) — OUT
THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL
Hoop, Tambo, and Zach Trivett break down their favorite NFL DraftKings Showdown picks and plays for Thursday Night Football LIVE at 2pm ET on Mayo Media Network. The ShipitNation.com crew is going to be LIVE every Monday, Thursday and Sunday during NFL season going over the slate and answering your questions.
And if you can figure out which NYG RB is going to score points (if any), and how much Aiyuk is going to limited, Run The Sims has the best tools to put your hunches to the test, by simulating your opinions and making custom projections and linueps.
It’s a tough scene out there, but one primed to be taken advantage of if you have firm (and correct) stances…
If DFS isn’t for you this Thursday, may be go the under route on props. Here’s what the RTS Prop Sniper is saying at the top
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Week 3 Betting Trends
*Not to be taken too seriously* (Unless they prove predictive)
NYG/SF — The 49ers were the best team ATS at home last season (7-2): this is their first of three straight at home.
MIN/LAC — Vikes are 17-4 outright when favored since the beginning of 2021.
TEN/CLE — The Titans (6-2) on road last year and under tickets have cashed in four straight Cleveland home games.
ATL/DET — Atlanta failed to cover following an outright win. Nothing new. They are 3-10 ATS followin their past 13 wins.
NO/GB — Green Bay is a sub-.500 team ATS when favored since 2021, failing to cover by an average of 2.3 points (opened as a 2-point favorite).
DEN/MIA — The Broncos are 4-0 ATS when getting more than a FG since Russell Wilson has been QB.
NE/NYJ — Under tickets have cashed in six of the last eight games in which the Patriots have been favored.
BUF/WAS — Unders are 9-2 since 2021 when the Commanders are a home 'dog. Also, unders are 11-3 since 2021 when the Bills are a road favorite.
HOU/JAX — The road team has won and covered three straight meetings in this series.
IND/BAL — IND was 1-6 ATS vs top-10 run defenses last season.
SEA/CAR — At 5-10 ATS following a win since 2021, the Seahawks are the fourth worst team in such spots.
CHI/KC — The Bears are just 8-15-1 ATS following an outright loss since 2021.
DAL/ARZ — Overs are 9-4 in AZ's past 13 games vs top-10 offenses.
PIT/LV — Vegas has lost six of their past nine games following a loss.
PHI/TB — No team was worse ATS on the road that the Eagles last season (2-6), but they did manage to hold onto the Week 1 cover in new England. Barely.
LAR/CIN — The Bengals are 8-4 ATS following an outright loss since 2021.
Cheatsheets & Shows
Pat Mayo, Geoff Fienberg and Tim Anderson go game-by-game and make their 2023 Week 3 Picks, Bets and Props. Plus, a mini Cust Corner on Screen Mirroring.
Skylar Hoke and Tom Jacobs preview the course and run through the odds while making their 2023 Cazoo Open de France Picks and Bets.
Pat Mayo, Rob Pizzola, and Cam Stewart give their 2023 NFL Week 3 Best Bets with their Gold, Silver and Bronze Selections.