Week 17 NFL Picks

Just a brief column for Week 17 with the last NFL regular season picks for 2019. Next week I’ll be back with my NFL playoff predictions, college bowl game thoughts, and much more! In the meantime, Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, and Happy New Year!

Week 17 NFL Picks

Last Week: 11-5 Straight Up (SU), 10-6 Against the Spread (ATS)
Overall: 144-95-1 SU, 117-123 ATS
(Picks against the spread in parentheses; HOME TEAMS IN CAPS)

BUFFALO BILLS 20, New York Jets 13 (ATS: Bills -1.5)
Chicago Bears 23, MINNESOTA VIKINGS 16 (ATS: Bears +1.5)
CINCINNATI BENGALS 27, Cleveland Browns 23 (ATS: Bengals +2.5)
Atlanta Falcons 26, TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS 21 (ATS: Falcons Pick’em)
New Orleans Saints 30, CAROLINA PANTHERS 20 (ATS: Panthers +13.5)
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS 27, Los Angeles Chargers 22 (ATS: Chargers +8.5)
Green Bay Packers 24, DETROIT LIONS 17 (ATS: Lions +13.5)
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS 27, Miami Dolphins 16 (ATS: Dolphins +15.5)
LOS ANGELES RAMS 23, Arizona Cardinals 17 (ATS: Cardinals +7.5)
Philadelphia Eagles 26, NEW YORK GIANTS 20 (ATS: Eagles -4.5)
BALTIMORE RAVENS 20, Pittsburgh Steelers 16 (ATS: Ravens +2.5)
DALLAS COWBOYS 31, Washington Redskins 17 (ATS: Cowboys -10.5)
DENVER BRONCOS 24, Oakland Raiders 20 (ATS: Broncos -3.5)
Tennessee Titans 27, HOUSTON TEXANS 20 (ATS: Titans -4.5)
Indianapolis Colts 24, JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS 19 (ATS: Colts -3.5)
San Francisco 49ers 26, SEATTLE SEAHAWKS 21 (ATS: 49ers -3.5)

Projected Playoff Order (based on these results):
AFC
1. Baltimore
2. New England
3. Kansas City
4. Houston
5. Buffalo
6. Tennessee

NFC
1. San Francisco
2. Green Bay
3. New Orleans
4. Philadelphia
5. Seattle
6. Minnesota

Week 17 Betting Locks
(Last Week’s Result, Season Record in Parentheses)
Favorite (WIN, 6-10): Bills -1.5 vs. Jets
Underdog (WIN, 8-8): Bears +1.5 at Vikings
Bet the Over (LOSS 5-10-1): Cowboys / Redskins Over 44.5
Bet the Under (WIN, 7-9): Cardinals / Rams Under 49

Week 17 Fantasy Football Guidance
‘Boom’ Players
(15+ PPR fantasy points from a non top-10 player)
Last Week: 2-1
Overall: 18-30
QB: Andy Dalton (Bengals)
RB: Derrick Henry (Titans)
WR: Amari Cooper (Cowboys)

‘Bust’ Players
(12 or less PPR fantasy points from a top-15 player)
Last Week: 0-3
Overall: 22-26

QB: Deshaun Watson (Texans)
RB: Melvin Gordon (Chargers)
WR: Devante Parker (Dolphins)

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2 thoughts on “Week 17 NFL Picks

  1. This is a tough week to make picks. It’s tough try to second guess who will play and who will sit.
    I’ll take a shot and say you have 6 SU picks that will be wring this week.
    Cleveland will beat CINCI
    Houston will beat TENN
    Minn will beat Chicago
    Oakland will beat DENVER
    Arizona will beat RAMS
    Seattle will beat SAN FRAN
    Keep up the great work at 1580 The Fanatic.

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