NFL Week 17 Picks – Green Bay Packers vs. Detroit Lions NFC North title


Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers are peaking at precisely the right time. After four-straight losses during the midst of the season, the Packers have roared back your by going 5-0 inside their last five games (4-1 from the spread).

Green Bay PackersRodgers has been in the centre of that revival. The two-time NFL MVP has been playing like one throughout their recent hot streak. He’s thrown 11 touchdowns against zero interceptions in his last five games. Rodgers is coming off his best game of the season in a 38-25 win over the Minnesota Vikings. He completed 74 percent of his passes for 347 yards and 4 TDs, and also added a rushing score.

Rodgers should come into this contest filled with confidence after seeing the Cowboys carve up the Lions through the air. Needless to say, Rodgers even offers some firsthand experience with that. He lit up the Lions for 205 yards and 4 TDs inside their first meeting at Lambeau in Week 3 to lead the Packers to a 34-27 win.

Meanwhile, the Packers defense has also been much improved over the past weeks. They held the Eagles, Texans, and Seahawks to just 33 points combined, while a large chunk of the 52 points they gave up to the Bears and Vikings was during garbage time.

Green Bay has gone 7-3 SU and ATS in its last 10 visits to Detroit.

NFL Week 17 Picks – Rodgers and the Packers have too much, as they take the NFC North title


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