2011 NFL Predictions: Week 17

December 31st, 2011 - 5:31 pm

A look at my NFL weekly predictions for Week 17.

Point spreads come from bodog.eu on Saturday afternoon.

Last Week: 11-5
Last Week against the spread: 8-7

This Week: 11-5
This Week against the spread: 11-4-1

Overall: 171-85
Overall against the spread: 116-115-10

Washington Redskins (5-10) at Philadelphia Eagles (7-8)
Prediction: Philadelphia 24, Washington 20
Actual Score: Philadelphia 34, Washington 10
Spread Pick: Washington +8
Actual Score: Philadelphia 34, Washington 10

Detroit Lions (10-5) at Green Bay Packers (14-1)
Prediction: Green Bay 20, Detroit 17
Actual Score: Green Bay 45, Detroit 41
Spread Pick: Green Bay +4
Actual Score: Green Bay 45, Detroit 41

New York Jets (8-7) at Miami Dolphins (5-10)
Prediction: NY Jets 21, Miami 20
Actual Score: Miami 19, NY Jets 17
Spread Pick: NY Jets +3
Actual Score: Miami 19, NY Jets 17

Carolina Panthers (6-9) at New Orleans Saints (12-3)
Prediction: New Orleans 28, Carolina 17
Actual Score: New Orleans 45, Carolina 17
Spread Pick: New Orleans -8
Actual Score: New Orleans 45, Carolina 17

San Francisco 49ers (12-3) at St. Louis Rams (2-13)
Prediction: San Francisco 20, St. Louis 13
Actual Score: San Francisco 34, St. Louis 27
Spread Pick: St. Louis +11
Actual Score: San Francisco 34, St. Louis 27

Chicago Bears (7-8) at Minnesota Vikings (3-12)
Prediction: Chicago 16, Minnesota 13
Actual Score: Chicago 17, Minnesota 13
Spread Pick: Chicago +1 1/2
Actual Score: Chicago 17, Minnesota 13

Tennessee Titans (8-7) at Houston Texans (10-5)
Prediction: Houston 23, Tennessee 20
Actual Score: Tennessee 23, Houston 22
Spread Pick: Houston +2
Actual Score: Tennessee 23, Houston 22

Indianapolis Colts (2-13) at Jacksonville Jaguars (4-11)
Prediction: Jacksonville 17, Indianapolis 14
Actual Score: Jacksonville 19, Indianapolis 13
Spread Pick: Indianapolis +3 1/2
Actual Score: Jacksonville 19, Indianapolis 13

Buffalo Bills (6-9) at New England Patriots (12-3)
Prediction: New England 27, Buffalo 16
Actual Score: New England 49, Buffalo 21
Spread Pick: New England -10 1/2
Actual Score: New England 49, Buffalo 21

Pittsburgh Steelers (11-4) at Cleveland Browns (4-11)
Prediction: Pittsburgh 23, Cleveland 13
Actual Score: Pittsburgh 13, Cleveland 9
Spread Pick: Pittsburgh -7
Actual Score: Pittsburgh 13, Cleveland 9

Kansas City Chiefs (6-9) at Denver Broncos (8-7)
Prediction: Denver 20, Kansas City 17
Actual Score: Kansas City 7, Denver 3
Spread Pick: Kansas City +3 1/2
Actual Score: Kansas City 7, Denver 3

Baltimore Ravens (11-4) at Cincinnati Bengals (11-4)
Prediction: Baltimore 24, Cincinnati 20
Actual Score: Baltimore 24, Cincinnati 16
Spread Pick: Baltimore -3
Actual Score: Baltimore 24, Cincinnati 16

Seattle Seahawks (7-8) at Arizona Cardinals (7-8)
Prediction: Seattle 21, Arizona 17
Actual Score: Arizona 23, Seattle 20
Spread Pick: Seattle +3
Actual Score: Arizona 23, Seattle 20

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (4-11) at Atlanta Falcons (9-6)
Prediction: Atlanta 24, Tampa Bay 13
Actual Score: Atlanta 45, Tampa Bay 24
Spread Pick: Atlanta -10 1/2
Actual Score: Atlanta 45, Tampa Bay 24

San Diego Chargers (7-8) at Oakland Raiders (8-7)
Prediction: Oakland 20, San Diego 17
Actual Score: San Diego 38, Oakland 26
Spread Pick: Oakland -3
Actual Score: San Diego 38, Oakland 26

Dallas Cowboys (8-7) at New York Giants (8-7)
Prediction: NY Giants 27, Dallas 24
Actual Score: NY Giants 31, Dallas 14
Spread Pick: NY Giants -3
Actual Score: NY Giants 31, Dallas 14