Most gambling action on the Odds and Betting Lines: NFL Week 17 Parlays occurs on January 1. We look at the Week 17 odds and break down the early action and line moves, along with a Thursday Night Football matchup between the Cowboys and Titans.
With the NFL Week 17 odds, football bettors not only get a new slate of games, but we also turn the calendar to a new year, with the majority of action beginning on January 1.
The NFL Week 17 odds can help you ring in 2023, but before the New Year’s Day hangover, the Cowboys face the Titans on Thursday Night Football.
The Dolphins and Patriots renew their AFC East rivalry, the Panthers and Buccaneers battle for first place in the NFC South, and the Steelers and Ravens square off in primetime. Finally, week 17 concludes with a prospective AFC Championship preview once the Bills square off against the Bengals on Monday Night Football.
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Here are the latest NFL Week 17 odds, early action, and line moves.
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Cowboys at Titans Betting Odds
The pointspread for Thursday Night Football remains at Cowboys -10 at most sportsbooks as of Tuesday morning, while a couple of key shops have increased their spread to -10.5. Derrick Henry (hip) of the Titans has appeared on the Week 17 injury report. Given that this game means nothing to Tennessee’s playoff chances, it may be best to hold him out to guarantee his health for the crucial Week 18 matchup with the Jaguars. As a result, the total has decreased from 43.5 to 40.5/41.
Cardinals at Falcons Betting Odds
On Sunday Night Football, the Cardinals were defeated by Tom Brady and also the Buccaneers in overtime. In contrast, the Falcons were defeated by the Ravens 17-9 in Baltimore. The Falcons were opened as 4-point home favorites with this Week 17 game, yet early action upon that Cardinals seem to have this figure down to -3.5 at some significant sportsbooks. The total opened at 40 and has remained relatively consistent in the first 12 hours of gambling.
Steelers at Ravens Betting Odds
The pointspread for Sunday Night Football has been reduced from Ravens -4 to -3 as of Tuesday morning. QB Lamar Jackson’s position for Week 17 is still unknown, but he said late the week before that he was looking forward to getting back on the field for practice this week. We’ll have to see how his back responds to the football activities. The final score is 35.5/36.
Bears at Lions Betting Odds
After initial action shifted the pointspread in the Bears’ favor (as low as Detroit -4.5 at some shops), the buyback on the Lions happened to come rapid and furious overnight. Books expanded the number back to the opener of -5.5, with a few shops ticking up to -6 on Monday morning. The total has remained constant at 51.5.
Jaguars at Texans Betting Odds
Jacksonville opened as a 5.5-point road favorite, but early action favored the home underdog and pushed the spread to Jaguars -4. This early assessment contrasts with Jacksonville’s sharp play over the last month and speaks volumes about the Texans’ increased competition. Given that they have covered three games in a row and are coming off a Week 17 win over Tennessee. This total began at 44 points and has dropped as low as 43.5 as of Sunday night.
Broncos at Chiefs Betting Odds
The point spread for such a game is universally set at Chiefs -13.5 with a total of 44.5/45 as of Tuesday morning. Early Covers Consensus figures show that 63% of spread bets are on the big home favorite Chiefs.
Dolphins at Patriots Betting Odds
The point spread climbed to Patriots -2.5 late Monday after opening at Dolphins -2 and instantly shortening to -1 on Sunday evening. Tua Tagovailoa of the Miami Dolphins is back in concussion protocol after having missed two weeks earlier in the season. As a result, he is unlikely to play in Week 17. If Tua is unable to play, Teddy Bridgewater will take his place. As a result, the total has decreased from 43.5 to 42.
Colts at Giants Betting Odds
The Colts looked as awful as a football team can look in a 20-3 home defeat to the Los Angeles Chargers on Monday night. The Giants struggled in a tough 27-24 loss to the Vikings in Minneapolis on Sunday afternoon. The betting line for this Week 17 game opened at Giants -3.5 with a total of 40.5. After the Colts’ pathetic effort on Monday night, head coach Jeff Saturday announced that he intends to stick with QB Nick Foles. The oddsmakers adapted quickly to Giants -4.5/-5 with a total of 39.5.
Saints at Eagles Betting Odds
The condition of Jalen Hurts for Week 17 is still unknown as of Tuesday morning. However, the point spread has shifted from Eagles -6.5 to -7. The total has also increased slightly from 43.5 to 44.
Panthers at Buccaneers Betting Odds
In Week 16, Tampa Bay defeated the Arizona Cardinals in overtime, 19-16, on Sunday Night Football, while the Panthers outmatched the visiting Detroit Lions 37-23 on Sunday afternoon. The opening line for this Week 17 NFC South game was Buccaneers -3 with 40.
Browns at Commanders Betting Odds
Washington is dealing with a quarterback controversy, with Carson Wentz and Taylor Heinicke vying for the starting job in Week 17. In terms of performance, the worth of the spread may not make much of a difference, but Heinicke has a soft spot with this group. The Commanders started opening as low as -1 and are now up to -2.5 in their game against Cleveland. The final score is 39.5 points.
49ers at Raiders Betting Odds
After opening at 49ers -6 on Sunday evening, the underdog Raiders saw some early action, forcing sportsbooks to reduce the spread to -5.5. As of Monday morning, the total had risen from 44 to 44.5 at several books.
Jets at Seahawks Betting Odds
Following the announcement that Mike White would start against the Seahawks in Week 17, sportsbooks kept betting on Jets action. After moving to Jets -2 on Monday afternoon, the pointspread was increased to -2.5 on Tuesday morning. The total has decreased from 43.5 to 42/42.5.
Vikings at Packers Betting Odds
Following a convincing home victory over Miami, the Packers will host the rival Vikings in Week 17. The 12-3 Vikings are underdogs to the 7-8 Cheeseheads, kicking off a hornet’s nest between many football bettors that began with Minnesota’s loss to Detroit as 2.5-point road underdogs in Week 14. It opened at Packers -3.5 (EVEN), indicating that early action is betting on Green Bay. The total for this game began at 44.5 and has since increased to 45.5 with action on the Over.
Rams at Chargers Betting Odds
The Week 17 “Battle of Los Angeles” has been moved from Sunday Night Football to 4:25 PM ET. The Rams are coming off a 51-14 thrashing of the Denver Broncos, while the Chargers are heading off securing a playoff spot with a 20-3 win well over Indianapolis Colts on Monday Night Football. The Chargers were opened as 6.5-point favorites with a total of 40.5.
Bills at Bengals Betting Odds
Buffalo opened as much as -2 at Cincinnati. Still, early money favored the Bengals and the points, lowering the Bills’ Monday Night Football line to -1. However, given Cincy’s recent hot streak of victory and covering in seven consecutive games, this line can quickly shift to a pick’em and even the Bengals as the favorites once the public takes part. The total began at 49 points and has since risen to 49.5.