Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers are surely the hotter team coming into the game that will decide the NFC North champion, although some trends actually favor the Detroit Lions. The Packers are listed as 3.5-point favorites against the Lions with a 48.5-point total in the Sunday Night Football matchup at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com.
The Packers are on a five-win streak, but are only 1-6 straight-up and against the spread in their last seven road games after winning their two most recent road games. The Lions are also 6-0 SU and 5-1 ATS over their last six home games at Ford Field, although that success has been sustained by QB Matthew Stafford’s fourth-quarter magic.
The New England Patriots are 9.5-point favorites against the Miami Dolphins with a 44.5 total. The Patriots are 7-0 SU and 6-1 ATS in their last seven road games. The Dolphins are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games at home against teams with winning records.
The Denver Broncos are 1.5-point favorites against the Oakland Raiders with a 40.5 total. The Raiders, sliding on the odds to win Super Bowl 51 thanks to Derek Carr’s injury, are 9-1 ATS in their last 10 road games. The Broncos, eliminated from playoff contention, are 5-1 SU in their last six games after consecutive losses.
The Kansas City Chiefs are 5.5-point road favorites against the San Diego Chargers with a 45 total. The Chiefs, coming off a decisive win against Denver, are 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games after an ATS win. The Chargers are 11-4 ATS in their last 15 games after losing the previous game in a matchup.
The Atlanta Falcons are favored by 6.5 points against the New Orleans Saints with a 56 total. The Saints are 7-2-1 ATS in their last 10 games against their division. The Falcons are 5-13 ATS in their last 18 games as a favorite of seven points or less.
The Seattle Seahawks are 9.5-point road favorites against the San Francisco 49ers with 43 total. The Seahawks are 11-0 ATS in their last 11 games against the 49ers. The 49ers are 1-8 SU and 2-7 ATS in their last nine games in the late afternoon.
The Washington Redskins are eight-point favorites against the New York Giants with a 44 total. The total has gone under in five of the Giants’ last six road games. The Redskins are 10-3 ATS in their last 13 games.
The Philadelphia Eagles are four-point favorites against the Dallas Cowboys – who have clinched home-field advantage in the NFC – with a 43 total. The Cowboys are 4-0 SU and ATS in their last four road games against the Eagles. The Eagles are 4-0 SU and ATS in their last four games at home against teams with winning records.
And the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are 6-point favorites at the Bovada sportsbook against the Carolina Panthers with a 46.5 total. The Panthers are 1-6 SU and 2-5 ATS in their last seven games against teams with winning records. The Buccaneers are 0-5 SU and ATS in their last five games as a favorite of four points or more.