Bengals vs Jets Expert Picks & Predictions for Week 3 NFL Game

Larry Rupp
Bengals vs Jets expert picks, predictions and projections for NFL Week 3 game.
Bengals vs Jets expert picks, predictions and projections for NFL Week 3 game. / AP Photos/Michael Ainsworth
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Only six teams remain undefeated through two weeks of NFL action, meaning a ton of squads will be looking to prove they have what it takes to win in Week 3. The Cincinnati Bengals will be aiming to turn their season around when they travel to take on the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium on Sunday.

The Bengals have dropped each of their first two games and are in desperate need of a bounce-back win. Meanwhile, the Jets are riding high after overcoming a 13-point deficit in the final two minutes against the Cleveland Browns in an exciting Week 2 victory.

Should Cincinnati really be favored by almost a full touchdown on the road? Does New York have any chance of keeping its momentum going with another upset win? Here's what projection models and experts across the industry have to say about the Bengals vs Jets Week 3 matchup.

Bengals vs Jets Projections

ESPN FPIBengals (77.6%)
numberFireBengals (77.8%)
FiveThirtyEightBengals (56%)
Betting FavoriteBengals (-6)

Projected Winner: Bengals (4)

Bengals vs Jets Expert Picks

ESPN Experts: Bengals (8)
Sports Illustrated ExpertsBengals (5)
CBS Sports ExpertsBengals (7)

Expert Totals: Bengals (20)

That is about as clear as a consensus can be. Each of the 20 experts listed chose the Bengals to emerge victorious in on Sunday, which lines up with what the betting market is saying.

The projections models back up those picks, too. Only one of the three models gave the Jets more than a 23% chance of pulling off the road upset in Week 3.

The 2022 NFL season has shown that no team should be overlooked, though, so fans ought to prepare for a thrilling game on Sunday.

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Larry Rupp is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Larry Rupp also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username phillyfan424. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel. 

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