NFL Week 17 betting December 27, 2018 Staff Writer

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NFL Week 17 Betting Preview: NFL Gambling Lines, Trends, Top Matchups

The favorites dropped the ball for bettors again on the NFL gambling lines in Week 16. The favorites won most of their games with a 12-4 record straight up. However, they completely tanked against the spread at 5-9-2. Week 17 is the last chance this season for the favorites to deliver a profitable week for bettors. So, let’s get straight to the NFL Week 17 betting odds.

The Tennessee Titans host the Indianapolis Colts as a 2.5-point underdog, with the winner earning a playoff spot in the AFC. The Titans have won four straight at 2-2 ATS, and at home, they’re 7-1 SU and 5-3 ATS in their last eight. The Colts are 8-1 SU and 5-3-1 ATS in their last nine, and in Week 11, they defeated Tennessee 38-10 as a 1.5-point favorite. In their last 14 games against the Titans, the Colts are 12-2 SU and 11-3 ATS.

It’s win and they’re into the playoffs for the Minnesota Vikings when they host the Chicago Bears as 5-point chalk on Sunday. The Vikings are 11-2 SU and 8-4-1- ATS in their last 13 at home on the NFL gambling odds. Against the AFC North, they’re 8-1-1 SU in their last 10. The Bears are 8-1 SU and ATS in their last nine. As an underdog, though, they’re 1-5 SU and 4-2 ATS in their last six. In Week 11, Chicago beat Minnesota 25-20 as a 2.5-point favorite.

NFL Week 17 Betting: Eagles TD Road Favorites at Washington

The Philadelphia Eagles need a win and some help to make the postseason when they face the Washington Redskins as a 7-point road favorite. The Eagles are 4-1 SU and 2-2-1 ATS in their last five and they’ve won three in a row SU and ATS versus Washington. The Redskins are 1-5 SU and 3-3 ATS in their last six, but as a home underdog, they’re 4-1 ATS in their last five.

The Pittsburgh Steelers also need a win and some help to make the playoffs when they face the Cincinnati Bengals as a 14.5-point favorite on the NFL gambling lines. The Steelers have slumped to a 1-4 record SU and 2-3 mark ATS in their last five games. The Steelers have won seven straight against Cincinnati at 5-1-1 ATS ,and in their last 11 against them, they’re 10-1 SU and 8-2-1 ATS. The Bengals are 1-6 SU and 4-3 ATS in their last seven games. In their last eight road games, however, they’re 6-2 ATS on the NFL gambling odds.

The Baltimore Ravens can clinch a playoff spot with a win over the Cleveland Browns as a 6-point home favorite. The Ravens are 5-1 SU and 4-2 ATS in their last six and against Cleveland, they’re 5-1 SU and ATS in their last six. The Browns been strong down the stretch at 5-1 SU and 4-2 ATS in their last six. The Browns though are 2-26 SU and 9-18-1 ATS in their last 28 on the road.

NFL Week 17 Betting: Chiefs Heavy Favorites Hosting Oakland

The Kansas City Chiefs finish the regular season as a 13.5-favorite versus the Oakland Raiders, according to NFL odds. The Chiefs have lost four straight ATS and they’re 1-6-1 ATS in their last eight. At home, the Chiefs have won five straight versus Oakland at 4-1 ATS. The Raiders are 1-9 SU and 3-6-1 ATS in their last 10 road games.

The NFL Week 17 betting odds have the Los Angeles Chargers as a 6.5-point road favorite in their regular season finale versus the Denver Broncos. In Week 11, Denver upset Los Angeles 23-22 as a 7-point underdog. The Chargers have won five straight on the road SU and ATS. By contrast, the Broncos have lost three in a row SU and ATS. In their last 12 home games the Broncos are 3-8-1 ATS.