NFL Picks: Week 3 Bills vs Commanders


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As we approach the latest NFL showdown between the Buffalo Bills and the Washington Commanders, both teams present a unique narrative this season. The Bills, fresh off their uplifting win against the Las Vegas Raiders, look to stamp their authority on the road, whereas the undefeated Commanders aim to defend their turf and maintain their impeccable record.



Spread: Bills -6.5 (-110), Commanders +6.5 (-110)ย 

Moneyline: Bills -289, Commanders +226ย 

Total: O 44.5 (-110), U 44.5 (-110)ย 


Bills Bounce Back

NFL Team Buffalo BillsEntering the game with a mixed start to the season, the NFL franchise Buffalo Bills have demonstrated resilience, especially in their recent clash against the Raiders. Quarterback Josh Allen, a cornerstone of the team’s offensive machinery, showcased his elite caliber by completing a remarkable 31 passes out of 37 attempts, totaling 274 yards. Not only did he ensure the ball found its receivers without any interceptions, but he also ensured three of them resulted in touchdowns. On the ground, James Cook was the dynamo, charging through the defense for an impressive 123 yards. Among the receiving corps, Gabe Davis emerged as the standout, amassing 92 yards from just six receptions, including a touchdown. While the Bills’ defense did not record any sacks in the game against the Raiders, both Terrel Bernard and Matt Milano stood tall, intercepting one pass each, affirming their defense’s capabilities.


Commanders Commanding Their Way

NFL Team Washington CommandersOn the other side, the Washington Commanders are exuding confidence with a 2-0 record. Their recent victory against the Denver Broncos was a testament to their resolve and talent. The young and dynamic Sam Howell, stationed as the quarterback, was precise in his game, completing 27 passes out of a total of 39. With 299 passing yards to his name and two touchdowns, Howell certainly stamped his influence on the game. Brian Robinson Jr. was the leading light in rushing, covering 87 yards, and finding the end zone twice. Terry McLaurin, a key figure in the receiving lineup, contributed 54 yards and a touchdown from his five receptions. Defensively, the Commanders found their heroes in Daron Payne for his tackling prowess and Montez Sweat and Chase Young, who shared three sacks between them. Emmanuel Forbes Jr. further solidified the defense by intercepting a crucial pass.



The betting landscape for the upcoming clash, as per BUSR NFL Odds, seems to tilt slightly in favor of the Commanders, who are listed as a 6.5-point underdog. Their recent form, especially the dominant win against the Broncos, demonstrates that they’ve found their groove. Ron Rivera’s defensive strategies are expected to challenge the Bills’ offensive might. While the Bills showed flair against the Raiders, they still have to prove their mettle on the road, something they’ve found challenging. Given the potential of both defenses, we anticipate a tightly contested game. For those looking to place their bets, backing the Commanders to cover the spread might be the astute choice.


Injury Report

The upcoming game also brings with it concerns from the medical room. The Bills have been plagued with injuries, some of which might impact their game strategy. Their safety, M. Hyde, is currently day-to-day due to a hamstring issue. Linebackers B. Spector and V. Miller, and wide receiver J. Shorter, are all facing extended periods out of action with hamstring and knee issues respectively. The injury list further extends with T. Doyle, Z. Davidson, and N. Hines, all on the injured reserve list, dealing with knee problems.

The Commanders, despite their bright start, haven’t been spared from the injury curse either. Tight end L. Thomas and defensive back J. Martin are both under concussion protocols. Their wide receiver, D. Milne, faces an indefinite period on the sidelines with a groin injury. Adding to the list are E. Obada, P. Mathis, and T. Apke were all sidelined for various issues. B. Dillon, B. Daniels, C. Brooks, D. Bada, and A. Rogers complete the list, with each on the injured reserve due to different concerns.