Are you ready NFL fans? The NFL Week 3 schedule, odds, and live stream and TV coverage is set – so this is your week to celebrate! Okay that may have been going a bit overboard, but even so, Week 3 of the exhibition campaign is upon us and NFL gurus everywhere know that this is usually the game where fans get to see what their team may look like in the upcoming year.
According to CBS Sports on Aug. 21, this weeks action will get underway Thurs. Aug. 22 and conclude on Sun. Aug 25.
Week 3 is when starters on both sides of the ball usually play the entire first half or even the entire game – depending on how the flow of the contest is going.
Of course exhibition season is meant to get in shape, but the players and coaches know they have to get at least one game under their belt in “regular season mode.”
It’s not just the players tuning up for the new season, but Vegas sportsbooks are as well.
In preparation of taking in millions of dollars on a weekly basis, Las Vegas casinos know it is just a matter of time before they are jam-packed with NFL gamblers.
Once again the NFL has spread the weekly preseason schedule over the course of four days, which of course in a brilliant PR move as it keeps fans excited about the upcoming season.
A few of this weeks must see games include New England at Detroit, Seattle at Green Bay, Cinncy at Dallas and New Orleans at Houston.
Here is a look at this week's schedule, Las Vegas odds and live stream and TV coverage.
Thur. Aug 24
- 7:30 ET Detroit (-2) New England Over/Under 46
- 8:00 ET Baltimore (-3) Carolina Over/Under 42
Friday, Aug. 23
- 8:00 ET Seattle (-2.5) Green Bay Over/Under 42.5
- 10:00 ET Chicago (-3.5) Oakland Over/Under 38.5
Sat. Aug. 24
- 4:30 ET Washington (-3.5) Buffalo Over/Under 42.5
- 7:00 ET NY Giants (-2.5) NY Jets Over/Under 39.5
- 7:00 ET Indianapolis (-2.5) Cleveland Over/Under 43
- 7:30 ET Miami (-3) Tampa Bay Over/Under 40.5
- 7:30 ET Pittsburgh (-3) Kansas City Over/Under 40
- 7:30 ET Philadelphia (-3.5) At Jacksonville Over/Under 43
- 8:00 ET Tennessee (-3) Atlanta Over/Under 42.5
- 8:00 ET Denver (-6.5) St. Louis Over/Under 43
- 8:00 ET Dallas (-3) Cincinnati Over/Under 43.5
- 10:00 ET Arizona (-4) San Diego Over/Under 40.5
Sun. Aug. 25
- 4:00 ET Houston (-3) New Orleans Over/Under 43.5
- 8:00 ET San Francisco (-4.5) Minnesota Over/Under 40.5
NFL TV/Live stream info for Week 3:
- THU Aug. 22 Carolina vs. Baltimore 8 PM EST (ESPN / WatchESPN)
- FRI Aug. 23 Seattle vs. Green Bay 8 PM EST (CBS / N/A)
- SAT Aug. 24 St. Louis vs. Denver 8 PM EST (CBS / N/A)
- SUN Aug. 25 New Orleans vs. Houston 4PM EST (FOX / N/A)
- SUN Aug. 25 Minnesota vs. San Francisco 8PM EST (NBC / NBC Sports Live Extra)