Andy Reid returns to Philadelphia, where he spent 14 seasons in the captain’s chair and he leads Kansas City into the “City of Brotherly Love” in a huge Week 3 tilt on Thursday night. The Eagles find themselves as a three-point favorite on the NFL odds. On Sunday, we have Green Bay-Cincinnati, Indianapolis-San Francisco and Chicago-Pittsburgh leading the way, while Oakland-Denver wraps things up on Monday night.
It’s relatively quiet football betting week in the NCAA with Arizona State-Stanford as the lone top-25 matchup. Elsewhere, Tennessee-Florida, Michigan State-Notre Dame and Michigan-Connecticut will earn some attention in your sportsboook as well.
Texas-Tampa Bay is the matchup to watch starting on Monday as the two are tied for the AL wild card, although Cleveland-Kansas City are both still in the running. For the weekend, Pittsburgh-Cincinnati and Baltimore-Tampa Bay are your series to watch out for.
The final event of the FedEx Cup playoffs tees off at East Lake in Atlanta, and Tiger Woods is the #1 seed as the top 30 in the standings prepare for the Tour Championship. Zach Johnson came from behind to take the BMW Championship, and it should be an exciting four rounds starting on Thursday.
Matt Kenseth won at Chicagoland to kick off a rainy start to the Chase, and the scene shifts to New Hampshire for the Sylvania 300 on Sunday. Brian Vickers won the summer race in July, but look for the Chasers to race to the front.
Jon Jones has dominated the 205-pound division since joining the UFC, and his title defense against Alexander Gustafsson on Saturday in Toronto at UFC 165 will be his sixth in a row. Can the big Swede stop Jones’ run at history? Only time will tell.