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NFL Week 3 Parlay Bets: 3 Of The Best Parlays That Will Make You Money

I hate the Miami Dolphins. Last week, I vastly underestimated just how effective their attempt at tanking would be as the New England Patriots blew them out 43-0. So what was the lesson learned here? 20 point spreads are pretty unpredictable and with two of them on the docket for Week 3, you can bet (pun intended) I’m going to stay away from those. That does not mean, however, there are not good bets to place this week.

While parlays are always the riskiest bets you can place compared to spreads, we’ll break down the safest parlay you can place, another will make you some money but carries some risk and the riskiest but most fruitful one you can place. For this article, we will take a look at 3-team parlays based on each team’s money line with each one based on its level of risk. For the NFL Week 3 parlay bets, Sports Al Dente is bringing you the best three-team money lines to place your bets on. The best money lines come from the best website to place your bets and that is so be sure to check out their website for convenient online gambling both in and out sports!

Safest Parlay

3-team parlay: Green Bay Packers (-360), Buffalo Bills (-260), Dallas Cowboys (-3,500)

Hey, you wanted the safest parlay and you got it right here. Is this where you’ll make the most money? Absolutely not but this is where your safest bets are at. Denver has proven they can’t hold onto a lead if their lives depended on it after losing on a game-ending field goal to the lowly offense that is the Chicago Bears. Joe Flacco is washed and sure he can keep Denver competitive in games but at this point, a team like the Packers is one of the safest bets you can place against them.

The Bills are one of the riskier “safe” bets but if you’re going the parlay route, definitely the way to go. While Joe Mixon and his injury issues have raised all kinds of question marks over the Bengals, Josh Allen has clearly proven that he’s not a bust and without A.J. Green, Cincinnati just doesn’t have what it takes.

As for the Cowboys, if you haven’t realized by now that the Dolphins are in full tank mode, you haven’t been paying attention.

Riskier Parlay

3-team parlay: San Francisco 49ers (-280), Los Angeles Rams (-180), Chicago Bears (-200)

If you went with my riskier parlay picks from last week then you’re welcome. This middle section is the sweet spot where you risk a little but can win a lot. Sure every team listed here is a favorite but this will still make you money with that little bit of apprehension that makes sports gambling so fun. The 49ers are one of the early surprises of the 2019 NFL season jumping to a 2-0 record after several pick-sixes against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and an absolute whacking of the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 2. With Ben Roethlisberger out for the season, Pittsburgh is one of the biggest question marks in the NFL right now. Not to mention that while James Conner left last week’s game due to injury and is no longer listed as questionable, his health is definitely up in the air and if your star quarterback is out and main running back is iffy, that makes for a pretty sure win.

The Rams travel to Cleveland for a Sunday Night matchup with the Browns. Cleveland rebounded last week against the Jets, but that was against the Jets. The Rams are starting to find their rhythm on offense, and the Browns’ offensive line, specifically at the tackle position, is no match for Aaron Donald, Dante Fowler, and Co. The Browns were the fun offseason story, but the Rams are still the better team and the safer bet.

As for the Chicago Bears, there is a very good reason why they landed in this category. Nearly every week in the NFL, there is a team that is expected to win easily but plays a closer game than usual. No team screams that type of game more to me than the Washington Redskins. Case Keenum has looked more impressive than expected to start the season especially with Dwayne Haskins behind him, but nonetheless, the Redskins are a better team than most expected. With that said, the Bears will still likely sneak out the win to make this parlay pan out.

Riskiest Parlay

3-team parlay: Atlanta Falcons (-105), Houston Texans (+150), Oakland Raiders (+340)

As evidenced by the spread, the Falcons vs. Colts is a virtual toss-up. If you’re going with the riskiest parlay then a toss-up should be music to your hears. Even without Andrew Luck, the Colts have proven themselves to the perfect nuance of NFL betting. With that said, this is a good bet for their first upset of the season. The Eagles are looking like early favorites to win the NFC East and the Falcons upset them in prime time last week.

Meanwhile, the Houston Texans proved they can win tough games as evidence by last week’s win over the Jaguars and the Raiders are the constant favorites to play the upset despite their second quarter collapse against the Chiefs. This parlay may give you fits, but if you want to take your biggest risk, this is your best bet.

Ryan Dyrud

Author Ryan Dyrud

Founder and CEO of Grew up in Denver with a passion for all sports and an emphasis on the NFL. Moved to Los Angeles where I graduated from Long Beach State with a degree in Leisure Services (Yes the Van Wilder degree). My opinions are my own, but they should be yours too.

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