NFL Week 17, New Year’s Weekend Bowl Games

The Week 17 NFL and College Football Picks Standings from the Gambling Chalk Talk Podcast Guys.

Guaranteed 4 NFL Picks from Coach Last Week 0-4, Season Record 33-28-2, 54%

Ravens +2.5 over Bengals – A game that means nothing unless you are a gambler. The Bengals have packed it in for most of the season never mind the last few weeks. The Bengals last stand was against the Steelers and they started hot and fell apart at the end and didn’t even cover. The same will happen in this one take the Ravens.

Giants +7 over Redskins – The Giants have had much success in the past playing hard in all 17 games regardless if the game had meaning or not for playoff qualification or seeding. As a Giants fan I hope this history continues as it has served them well, especially when they face the Patriots in the Super Bowl (Round 3 in 2017). The Giants also can knock out a hated rival in the process of the playoff tune up.

Buccaneers -6 over Panthers – The Bucs need a Magic Bullet Theory to make the playoff’s (listen to the podcast for that explanation). Even if the Bucs are eliminated from the post season the second half of the year has been a building block for this young team. The Panthers after making the Super Bowl have suffered from the mythical post Super Bowl Hangover this year and have tanked all season.

Seahawks -9.5 over 49ers – I have bet against the Niners and Browns all season with some very good success. The Niners want the season to end. The Seahawks have a bit of turmoil with Richard Sherman second guessing the coach but with a victory they have the possibility of securing a first round bye. The Seahawks will show up in this one and stick it to San fran.

NFL Picks for Week 17 – Records – Last Week (Overall)

Darth Wager – 9-6-1 (130-102-8) 56%

Coach – 6-9-1  (123-109-8) 53%

Joker – 5-10-1 (115-117-8) 49%

AK47 – 6-9-1 (107-125-8) 46%

NFL week 17 picks Coach Joker Darth Wager AK47
Texans +3 at Titans Texans Texans
Bills -3.5 at Jets Jets Bills
Ravens +2.5 at Bengals Ravens Ravens
Giants +7 at Redskins Giants Giants
Jaguars +4.5 at Colts Colts Jaguars
Cowboys +4 at Eagles Cowboys Eagles
Bears +5.5 at Vikings Bears Vikings
Panthers +6 at Buccaneers Buccaneers Buccaneers
Browns +6 at Steelers Steelers Steelers
Saints +6.5 at Falcons Saints Saints
Patriots -9.5 at Dolphins Patriots Dolphins
Cardinals -6 at Rams Cardinals Cardinals
Chiefs -6 at Chargers Chiefs Chiefs
Seahawks -9.5 at 49ers Seahawks 49ers
Raiders +1 at Broncos Broncos Raiders
Packers -3.5 at Lions Packers  Packers

 

College Football Picks Standings – Records Pre-Christmas Bowls (overall)

Dan 7-7 (54-38-1) 59%

AK47 7-7 (42-32-1) 57%

Joker 6-8 (47-37-1) 56%

Coach 6-8 (42-47-2) 47%

College Football Picks

Date Bowl Teams Coach Darth Wager Joker AK47
12/30 Arizona Bowl South Alabama +13 vs. Air Force South Alabama L Air Force W Air Force W  Air Force W
12/30 Liberty Bowl Georgia pk em vs. TCU Georgia  W Georgia W TCU L  TCU L
12/30 Sun Bowl Stanford -2.5 vs. North Carolina North Carolina W North Carolina W Stanford L  Stanford L
12/30 Music City Bowl Nebraska +6 vs. Tennessee Tennessee W Tennessee W Nebraska L  Nebraska L
12/30 Orange Bowl Michigan -7 vs. Florida State Michigan L Michigan L Michigan L  MichiganL
12/31 Peach Bowl Washington +14 vs. Alabama Washington L Alabama W Washington L  Alabama W
12/31 Fiesta Bowl Ohio St. -3 vs. Clemson Clemson W Ohio St. L Clemson W  Ohio St. L
12/31 Taxslayer Bowl Georgia Tech -3.5 vs. Kentucky Georgia Tech W Kentucky L Kentucky L  Kentucky L
12/31 Citrus Bowl LSU -3 vs. Louisville LSU W LSU W Louisville L  Louisville L
1/2 Outback Bowl Florida -3 vs. Iowa Iowa L Iowa L Iowa L  Florida W
1/2 Cotton Bowl Western Michigan +8 vs. Wisconsin Wisconsin P Wisconsin P Western Michigan P  Wisconsin P
1/2 Rose Bowl USC -6.5 vs. Penn St USC L USC L USC L  Penn St. W
1/2 Sugar Bowl Auburn +3 vs. Oklahoma Oklahoma W Oklahoma W Oklahoma W  Oklahoma W

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