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If you enjoy betting on preseason football, you aren't some sicko. In fact, you may actually be pretty smart. I'm convinced bettors have more of an edge in the preseason. Why? Because oddmakers don't have the same kind of edge that they do in the regular season.

Preseason results seem more unpredictable than regular season results. Teams solidified at the kicker position are more willing to go for that fourth down or two-point conversion, and some offensive coordinators will be more aggressive in their play-calling than others. Lowering the number of units you're placing on preseason games is smart, but you should definitely have some fun.

Below, I'll give you five NFL Week 3 preseason bets to consider.

Baltimore Ravens (+110) at Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Saturday, 7 p.m. ET

The Ravens take on the Buccaneers in Tampa on Saturday. Baltimore just had its 24-game preseason winning streak snapped on Monday night thanks to the Washington Commanders. Do we really think the Ravens are going to lose two in a row? 

The Buccaneers won their first preseason game last week, 13-6 over the New York Jets. Kyle Trask had a nice showing with 218 passing yards and one passing touchdown, but he's officially lost the QB competition to Baker Mayfield. The Bucs' preseason high in points scored this year is 17, while the Ravens have scored at least 20 points in both of their preseason contests. Todd Bowles is 1-7 in his past eight preseason games as a head coach, so I'm expecting a Baltimore bounce back. At plus money, I have to take it!

Houston Texans at New Orleans Saints (-3) 

Sunday, 8 p.m. ET on Fox

Here's the 2023 NFL preseason finale. The Texans were blown out by the Miami Dolphins last weekend, 28-3. Believe it or not, Houston has actually been pretty great in the preseason, having won four straight road exhibition games. However, the same can be said for the Saints, who have won and covered the spread in three straight preseason games.

The Saints didn't play many starters against the Chargers last week, but quarterbacks Jameis Winston and Jake Haener carried New Orleans to a five-point victory. I would argue the Saints have been the better team this preseason. They defeated Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs at home in Week 1, and the backups took care of business in L.A. Week 2. Winston put together three second-quarter scoring drives, while the defense forced three total turnovers. 

Texans head coach DeMeco Ryans said his starters will get about two series and then the younger guys will finish the game. That's enough for me to side with the Saints, no matter what their plan is.

PARLAY: Ravens ML + Broncos ML + Commanders ML = +339

We talked a bit about the Ravens above, so I won't repeat myself here. As for the Broncos, they -- like their opponent in the Los Angeles Rams -- are winless in the preseason. However, the Broncos get home-field advantage in what will be Sean Payton's first game in Denver as head coach. The Broncos have won three straight home preseason games, so give me Denver on the moneyline this weekend. The Rams are just 1-7 in the preseason since 2021!

The Commanders are 2-0 in the preseason and riding high following that upset win over the Ravens. But this moneyline selection is more of a play against the Cincinnati Bengals, who are 1-5-1 in their last seven preseason games. Cincy is resting all of its starters.