NFL Week 17 Lines: Spreads, Totals And NJ Betting Guide

Posted By Marco Cerino on December 26, 2018 - Last Updated on December 31, 2018
Week 17 Lines

We’ve come to the end of the 2018 NFL regular season. As Santa wraps his journey across the world, the folks at the NFL offices in NYC are celebrating because they got what they wanted before they have to unwrap gifts: many relevant games on the last Sunday.

The league scheduling geniuses changed their structuring a few years ago to make this a division-rivals only week, hoping to make the matchups enticing to viewers whose teams might be out of the race. This year, they nailed it.

Here’s a look at the NFL Week 17 betting spreads and totals for the full slate of Sunday games at New Jersey sportsbooks.

(Odds updated 12/26/18)

 DraftKingsBetStarsFanDuel888sportSugarHouse
Atlanta
Tampa Bay
52
-1.5
51.5
PK
52
-1
52
-1.5
52
-1.5
Carolina
New Orleans

N/A
-9
Dallas
NY Giants
41.5
-6
42
-6
41.5
-6
41.5
-6
Detroit
Green Bay
45.5
-8
45
-8
45
-7.5
45.5
-8
45.5
-8
Jacksonville
Houston
40.5
-7
40.5
-7.5
40.5
-7.5
40.5
-7
40.5
-7
Miami
Buffalo
38.5
-3.5
38.5
-3.5
38.5
-3.5
38.5
-3.5
38.5
-3.5
NY Jets
New England
45.5
-13.5
45.5
-13.5
46
-13.5
45.5
-13.5
45.5
-13.5
Arizona
Seattle
N/A
-13.5
Chicago
Minnesota
40.5
-5
40.5
-5
41
-5
40.5
-5
40.5
-5
Cincinnati
Pittsburgh
45.5
-14.5
45.5
-14.5
45.5
-14.5
45.5
-14.5
45.5
-14.5
Cleveland
Baltimore
40.5
-6.5
41
-6
41
-6.5
40.5
-6.5
40.5
-6.5
LA Chargers
Denver
-6.5
41.5
-6.5
41.5
-6.5
41.5
-6.5
41.5
Oakland
Kansas City
53.5
-13.5
54
-13.5
53.5
-13.5
53.5
-13.5
Philadelphia
Washington
-6.5
42
-6.5
42
-6.5
41.5
-6.5
42
-6.5
42
San Francisco
LA Rams
49.5
-9.5
50
-10
49.5
-9.5
49.5
-9.5
Indianapolis
Tennessee
-3
N/A
-3
N/A
-3
N/A
-3
N/A

Week 17 betting breakdown

Falcons at Buccaneers (-1.5): This will be an interesting line to watch as the week goes. Could this be Jameis Winston’s last game in Tampa? He’s lost the last three to Atlanta, including the last two at home. Books are offering value in this one so shop around for the best prices for your position.

Panthers at Saints: New Orleans clinched home field throughout the playoffs with their win against the Steelers. The Saints have won the last two meetings at the Superdome, including last year’s Wild Card win. Carolina won’t participate in this year’s playoffs. Books might be waiting on who’ll play to set prices.

Lions at Packers (-7.5): Both teams conclude disappointing years out of the playoff hunt. Detroit could make it four wins in a row over Green Bay for the first time since the season sweeps in 1982 and ‘83. The oddsmakers were in virtual agreement on the spread and total as of Wednesday morning.

Jaguars at Texans (-7): Houston needs a win to clinch the AFC South, which has been the case for a few weeks now. They can also move to a bye week if things go right in other games. They enter 6-2 against Jacksonville at home in the last eight meetings.

Dolphins at Bills (-3.5): Miami lost its playoff eligibility at home to Jacksonville. Now the Dolphins must finish the season in cold Buffalo. Ouch.

Patriots (-13.5) at Jets: New England can clinch the #2 seed with a win and potentially snatch home field advantage. A loss might mean they host Wild Card Weekend. The Jets haven’t beaten their division rivals since 2015.

Cowboys at Giants (-6.5): Dallas has locked up its second division in three years for the first time since their dominance in the 90s. Will the Giants rally behind Eli in a meaningless home finale?

Browns at Ravens (-6): Lamar Jackson has put Baltimore into a win-and-in game to lock up the AFC North. Mind you, this didn’t work last year against the Bengals. They’ll face an improved Cleveland team to clinch the 4 seed.

Bengals at Steelers (-15): Pittsburgh needs a win and a Ravens loss to stay AFC North champs. Otherwise, they’ll miss the playoffs unless they win and the Titans and Colts tie on Sunday night. The Steelers are 4-1 in the last five at home against Cincinnati.

Raiders at Chiefs (-13.5): KC still hasn’t clinched the AFC West or a specific seed. A win means the Chiefs take home field advantage for the AFC bracket. The Raiders’ win on Christmas Eve (their final game in Oakland?) cost them their shot at the #1 overall draft pick. Andy Reid has won all five games at home against the team’s most historic rival.

Chargers at Broncos (-6.5): Los Angeles can either stay in the wild card or, with a win and Chiefs loss, put the path to the Super Bowl through their cozy stadium in Carson. To do so, they’ll have to win in Denver for the first time since 2013. Not many books have offered totals on this game yet so keep an eye out for value.

Bears at Vikings (-5): Chicago has won the NFC North and could leapfrog the Rams for the #2 seed with a win and LA loss. Minnesota can clinch the last wild card spot with a win. They haven’t lost hosting Chicago since 2012.

Eagles (-6.5) at Redskins: Two wins from St. Nick (Foles) has Philly talking repeat, while Washington saw its playoffs dashed with last week’s loss to Tennessee. Should the Eagles win and Vikings lose, Philadelphia gets the last wild card spot. Foles won two starts in his first stint with the Eagles against their division rivals but hasn’t won at FedEx Field.

49ers at Rams: Los Angeles just needs a win to lock up the #2 seed and a bye week for the playoffs. San Fran has won both matchups since the Rams moved to SoCal.

Cardinals at Seahawks: The win against KC last week qualified Seattle for the wild card. However, this game still has massive implications: Should Arizona lose, they’ll secure the #1 pick in the 2019 draft. The Seahawks haven’t beaten the Cards in Seattle since 2014.

Colts (-3) at Titans: This is a win-or-go-home game for both teams. The Texans result will determine if they’ll play for the division or final wild card spot. Indy has won five of the last six in Nashville. Look for more prices once it’s confirmed who’s starting under center for Tennessee.

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