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NFL Week 17 Opening Odds

2012 nfl week 17 odds point spreads totals

(The Spread) – The odds have been released for Week 17 of the 2012 NFL regular season. Let’s take a look at the opening spreads for this weekend’s biggest matchups.

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We’ll start in the NFC North, where the Chicago Bears need to beat the Lions in Detroit at 1:00PM ET on Sunday and have the Green Bay Packers beat the Minnesota Vikings at 4:25PM ET in order to make the playoffs. If the Vikings beat the Packers, then they’re in the playoffs and the Bears will be eliminated. And according to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, The Bears have opened as 4-point favorites over the Lions while the Packers, who will clinch the No. 2 seed in the NFC with a victory, are 3.5-point favorites versus the Vikings.

If the Packers lose to the Vikings, they can still clinch the No. 2 seed if the Arizona Cardinals were somehow to beat the San Francisco 49ers at 4:25PM ET. But considering San Fran has opened as a 14.5-point favorite versus Arizona, it’s doubtful that the Niners would slip up versus the lowly Cards.

In the NFC East, the Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys will play for the division crown at 8:20PM ET on Sunday Night Football. If the Redskins win, they’ll win the NFC East and host a playoff game next weekend. If the Cowboys win, they’ll become division champs. It’s that simple. Washington has opened as a 5-point favorite and the over/under is currently sitting at 50 points.

Other games with playoff implications including the Bengals vs. Ravens, who are 4-point road underdogs, and the Colts versus the Texans, who are 4-point road favorites. The Giants, who need a victory and help to make the postseason, are 9-point favorites versus the Eagles this Sunday.

For a complete list of opening odds for all of the Week 17 games in the NFL, see below.

2012 NFL Week 17 Opening Odds

301 New York Jets +3 (41)

302 Buffalo Bills –3

303 Miami Dolphins +10.5 (49)

304 New England Patriots –10.5

305 Baltimore Ravens +4 (43)

306 Cincinnati Bengals –4

307 Cleveland Browns

308 Pittsburgh Steelers

309 Houston Texans –4 (41.5)

310 Indianapolis Colts +4

311 Jacksonville Jaguars +4.5 (42)

312 Tennessee Titans –4.5

313 Philadelphia Eagles +9 (47)

314 New York Giants –9

315 Dallas Cowboys +5 (50)

316 Washington Redskins –5

317 Chicago Bears –4 (44.5)

318 Detroit Lions +4

319 Green Bay Packers –3.5 (47)

320 Minnesota Vikings +3.5

321 Tampa Bay Buccaneers

322 Atlanta Falcons

323 Carolina Panthers +4.5 (54)

324 New Orleans Saints –4.5

325 Kansas City Chiefs +15.5 (42)

326 Denver Broncos –15.5

327 Oakland Raiders

328 San Diego Chargers

329 Arizona Cardinals +14.5

330 San Francisco 49ers –14.5

331 St. Louis Rams +10.5

332 Seattle Seahawks –10.5

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