NFL Week 17: Seahawks Host 49ers to Decide NFC West

It’s time to put a bow on the 2019 NFL regular season. Week 17 is usually filled with meaningless games, with many of the starters sitting out; that will be the case with a few of this week’s contests, but there’s still plenty at stake on Sunday’s NFL lines – including two division titles and a Wild Card. Let’s start at the ending, with the very last game before we hit the playoffs at Bovada Sportsbook.

2019 NFL Week 17 Best Odds and Matchups

1. San Francisco 49ers at Seattle Seahawks (Sunday, 8:20 PM ET, NBC)

This game will be interesting on many levels. The Niners (12-3 SU, 8-6-1 ATS) are first in the NFC West heading into this matchup, but the Seahawks (11-4 SU, 7-7-1 ATS) will take the division with a win at home. Unfortunately for the ‘Hawks, they’re 3.5-point home dogs on the NFL betting board at press time with their top three tailbacks out for the season; Marshawn Lynch has re-signed with Seattle to help fill the void.

2. Philadelphia Eagles at New York Giants (Sunday, 4:25 PM ET, FOX)

The NFC East is also up for grabs this Sunday, and it’s the Eagles (8-7 SU, 6-9 ATS) who are in the driver’s seat after winning their last three games. They’ll be back in the playoffs with one more victory over the Giants (4-11 SU, 7-8 ATS) as 4.5-point road favorites. A tie would also be enough for Philadelphia to advance.

3. Washington at Dallas Cowboys (Sunday, 4:25 PM ET, FOX)

Even if the Eagles lose, they’ll still claim the division title if the Cowboys (7-8 SU, 8-7 ATS) don’t get the job done in their season finale. The NFL betting odds are in their favor; Washington (3-12 SU, 6-9 ATS) are limping to the finish line of another horrible season as 10.5-point road dogs, although veteran Case Keenum will get the start ahead of injured rookie Dwyane Haskins (ankle).

4. Tennessee Titans at Houston Texans (Sunday, 4:25 PM ET, CBS)

It’s too late for the Titans (8-7 SU, 7-7-1 ATS) to seize the AFC South title from the Texans (10-5 SU, 7-7-1 ATS), but Tennessee still control their playoff destiny. If they beat Houston as 3.5-point road favorites, they’ll take the final AFC Wild Card spot, and as you can tell by their NFL odds, it looks like the Texans will have the edge; they could improve their seed from No. 4 to No. 3 with a win.

5. Pittsburgh Steelers at Baltimore Ravens (Sunday, 4:25 PM ET, CBS)

The Titans can still advance if the remaining two teams in the Wild Card hunt lose out, but the Steelers (8-7 SU, 9-6 ATS) are being handed a gift here, as the Ravens (13-2 SU, 9-6 ATS) have already clinched the top seed and will reportedly rest all 12 of their Pro Bowl starters this week. That leaves Baltimore as 2.5-point home underdogs at press time.

6. Oakland Raiders at Denver Broncos (Sunday, 4:25 PM ET, CBS)

The Raiders (7-8 SU and ATS) need both Tennessee and Pittsburgh to lose, and they also need to beat the Broncos (6-9 SU, 9-6 ATS) as 3.5-point road dogs. Otherwise, it’s off to Las Vegas for the 2020 season.

7. Green Bay Packers at Detroit Lions (Sunday, 1 PM ET, FOX)

Even if it’s just conference seeding, it’s always nice when there’s something on the line when you bet on the NFL in Week 17. After beating Minnesota on Monday Night Football, the Packers (12-3 SU, 10-5 ATS) have control over the No. 2 seed in the NFC, and can keep it by beating the Lions (3-11-1 SU, 5-10 ATS) on Sunday.

8. New Orleans Saints at Carolina Panthers (Sunday, 1 PM ET, FOX)

The Saints (12-3 SU, 10-5 ATS) are the No. 3 seed in the NFC, at least for now. They can move up to No. 2 with a win over the Panthers (5-10 SU, 6-8-1 ATS) as 13-point road favorites – but they also need either Green Bay to lose or Seattle to win.

9. Miami Dolphins at New England Patriots (Sunday, 1 PM ET, CBS)

Over in the AFC, the Patriots (12-3 SU, 8-6-1 ATS) are sitting in the No. 2 spot, and conveniently enough, their odds on NFL Sunday have them laying the most points with a 16-point spread over the Dolphins (4-11 SU, 8-7 ATS) – who have pulled off the upset in this spot before.

10. Los Angeles Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs (Sunday, 1 PM ET, CBS)

The Chiefs (11-4 SU, 10-5 ATS) can overtake the defending champs for the No. 2 seed with a victory over the Chargers (5-10 SU, 4-9-2 ATS), who are getting 8.5 points at Arrowhead, but they also need the Patriots to lose. They can also fall to No. 4 behind Houston if everything goes the wrong way.