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Each week we will provide a betting trend for every NFL game. Some trends will be team specific and others situational. Our database goes back to 2003, the trends include all games in that time frame unless otherwise mentioned.  

Bears vs. Steelers (-7.5) 

Here is the list of quarterbacks the Steelers have faced to start 2017: DeShone Kizer (Week 1), Case Keenum (Week 2) and Mike Glennon (Week 3). You couldn’t ask for an easier slate of passers. Pittsburgh has won each game against these below average starters and will likely have success at Soldier Field in Chicago on Sunday too but can they cover?

Colts vs. Browns (-1)

This is not a joke; the Cleveland Browns are favored to win a game. The last time Cleveland were a road favorite was 2014 at Jacksonville, they lost 24-6 as 4-point favorites. Indy opened as 2.5-point dogs at home (CRIS). Majority of bets and spread dollars on Colts.

Packers -8 vs. Bengals

Cincinnati is one of the biggest disappointments in football. Not only have they lost the first two games of the season but the Bengals have also failed to cover against-the-spread. The majority of bettors backed Andy Dalton and crew in each game so far in 2017. That will change in Week 3 against the Packers but is fading Cincy a good idea?

Vikings vs. Buccaneers (no line)

In Week 2 both the Vikings and Buccaneers games went UNDER. Neither game topped 40 points scored. A simple contrarian system is betting the OVER when both teams went UNDER the week before.

Lions vs. Falcons (-3)

Atlanta is 2-0, not too surprising since the Falcons were last year’s Super Bowl runner-up. However, few had the Lions starting undefeated. What happens when two 2-0 teams face each other?

Cardinals vs. Cowboys (-3)

Dallas looked out of sorts Sunday in Denver getting blown out by the Broncos. Arizona evened its record with a win over the Colts but the Cardinals were anything but impressive. Both NFC teams need the win to get back over .500, which team will be victorious? Better question, what is the right side to bet?

NFL Week 3: Cardinals vs. Cowboys

This Pro System is 238-166 (58.9%) ATS, +62.26 units since 2003

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