XFL Week 3 Matchups, Betting Analysis & DraftKings NJ Odds

Posted on February 19, 2020

DC and Houston, jump to the head of the class at most NJ online sportsbooks. That’s what DraftKings oddsmakers have conveyed to XFL bettors for the XFL week 3 odds as the 10-week regular season approaches.

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The DC Defenders are the new betting favorites to win the XFL championship:

  • Down to +200 from its 6-1 pre-season outlook after opening the season with two strong victories
  • Including a shutout of the New York Guardians 27-0 last week

The Houston Roughnecks follow at +225

  • Down from 9-1 when the season has begun
  • Following their pulsating 28-24 triumph over the St. Louis BattleHawks to post two home season-opening victories

The Dallas Renegades, the consensus pre-season pick at +350

  • Slid to 6-1

The Seattle Dragons are the longest shot on the board at 12-1.

XFL Week 3 Odds & Matchups

The top teams hit the road for the first time this season.

xfl week 3 odds

Saturday Games – XFL Week 3 Odds 

Houston is -5.5 at Tampa Bay, with the over-under 47.

  • Tampa Bay doesn’t have an offensive touchdown yet.

Dallas is -4.5 at Seattle with the over-under at 44.5.

  • The running game led by Cameron Artis-Payne took the pressure off Dallas QB Landry Jones last week.
  • He looks to get sharper.

Sunday Games – XFL Week 3 Odds

The St. Louis BattleHawks celebrate their home opener, giving 7.5 to the New York Guardians in a battle of 1-1 teams.  

  • St. Louis did the league a favor, rallying from 21-6 down on the road in Houston to stay close in a 28-24 loss.
  • The comeback was important because it kept television viewers from leaving the game, a situation the new league must avoid.
  • DC hits the road for the first time, at -7, against the winless Los Angeles Wildcats.

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