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NFL Week 3: 49ers-Broncos SNF Best Bets

Orchard Park, New York, USA; Denver Broncos quarterback Russell Wilson (3) warms up before a pre-season game against the Buffalo Bills at Highmark Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports

BET 49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo O 2.5 rush yards (-120 BetMGM): Set for more rush opportunities, Jimmy G can clear this with one read-option.

BET Broncos TE Albert Okwuegbunam U 25.5 receiving yards (-110 BetMGM): Niners LB Fred Warner is an eraser, and with Albert O's target share, this will be a tough number to eclipse.

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PFF staff best bets in Week 3 SNF battle between San Francisco 49ers at Denver Broncos:

Ben Brown: 49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo O 2.5 rush yards (-120 BetMGM)

Garoppolo's rushing usage isn't what we would typically target for a quarterback rushing prop, as his scramble rate is quite low compared to league average. His first read is typically targeted, and quickly, which caps some usage coming from scrambles. Thankfully, this 49ers offense is still set up for a mobile quarterback, which is reflected in Garoppolo's four rush attempts after taking over in Week 2. Although some things will change, we should still see an uptick in rush attempts this week for Garoppolo, and given the low number from this prop, it should easily be cleared with one read-option.

Arjun Menon: Broncos TE Albert Okwuegbunam U 25.5 receiving yards (-110 BetMGM; playable down to 23.5)

The Niners have allowed a whopping 11 yards to tight ends this season (1st in NFL) and 593 yards going back to 2021 (2nd last season). LB Fred Warner is an eraser at the LB position, and with Albert O's target share, this will be a tough number to eclipse.

Judah Fortgang: Live-betting game plan — Offensive volatility and firepower are live bettors best friends.

In what should be a back and forth affair between explosive passing attacks, look to buy the volatility inherent in two explosive passing attacks and grab both sides live at + money.

PFF Greenline play: 49ers WR Jauan Jennings U 1.5 receptions (+145 BetMGM)

Greenline's second-largest SNF edge (16.4%), Jennings has been held below this number in two of the past four games dating back to last season and should see some of his targets (8 combined in first two games) redirected to TE George Kittle in the Pro Bowler's 2022 debut.

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