Last Updated on January 21, 2022
We have reached the second week of the NFL playoffs, known as the Divisional Round. With four games to choose from, SVP has a smaller card this week in his “Winners” segment. He will look to have a bounce-back week after last week’s picks struggled.
Without further ado, let’s look at Scott Van Pelt’s betting picks for the Divisional Playoff Round. In this piece, you’ll find SVP’s betting card for this weekend’s playoff action. In addition, we look at SVP’s picks from last week, this season, and look at his career record. Finally, we look at the best NFL odds at various sportsbooks to give you the best price.
SVP Picks for NFL Divisional Playoff Round
Each week on ESPN’s SportsCenter, Scott Van Pelt gives his favorite betting picks against the spread for the NFL or college football depending on which season is live. With the NFL playoffs underway, he has given away a few picks on his “Winners” segment. Here is SVP’s betting card for the Divisional Playoff Round.
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Cincinnati Bengals +3.5 vs. Tennessee Titans
Gimme, says SVP. That’s all for analysis.
San Francisco 49ers +5.5 vs. Green Bay Packers
This has no chance says SVP, but he’s taking Niners +5.5.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers -3 vs. Los Angeles Rams
SVP is taking the favorite here, for the only one.
Buffalo Bills +1.5 vs. Kansas City Chiefs
The Bills? Against the Chiefs? SVP is on the dog here.
Stanford Steve’s picks this week
Steve did not give a pick during the Winners segment this week.
Want more NFL betting picks? Check out Barstool’s betting action for the Divisional Playoffs.
Do Scott Van Pelt’s betting picks win?
SVP had a terrific year as a college football bettor at 26 games over .500, but has struggled in the NFL. After an 0-5 week in the NFL last week, he is eight games under .500. Let’s look at SVP’s betting history on the season for both NFL and CFB. Here are his week-to-week records.
Week to Week SVP Betting Picks Record
Last week, SVP got crushed and was 0-5. Here was his action.
- Raiders +5.5 (Loss)
- Patriots +4 (Loss)
- Eagles +8.5 (Loss)
- Cowboys -3 (Loss)
- Steelers +12.5 (Loss)
Two weeks ago, SVP was 1-0 in CFB and 3-2 in the NFL. Here was his action.
- Broncos +10 (Win)
- Jaguars +15.5 (Win)
- Panthers +8 (Loss)
- Ravens -5.5 (Loss)
- Raiders +3 (Win)
- Georgia -3 (Win)
Three weeks ago, SVP went 4-2, 4-1 in CFB and 0-1 in the NFL. Here were his picks.
- Purdue +6 (Win)
- Georgia -7.5 (Win)
- Cincinnati +13.5 (Loss)
- Oklahoma State +2.5 (Win)
- Baylor +1.5 (Win)
- Washington Football Team +3 (Loss)
A month ago, SVP posted both NFL and CFB picks. Here was his action, as he went 0-1 in CFB and 2-2 in NFL.
- Hawaii +8.5 (Cancelled)
- Ball State +6 (Loss)
- Arizona Cardinals -1 (Loss)
- Minnesota Vikings +3 (Loss)
- Chicago Bears +6.5 (Win)
- Miami Dolphins +3 (Win)
Five weeks ago, SVP had CFB and NFL picks. He went 2-0 in CFB and 0-4 in the NFL.
- Western Kentucky +3 vs. Appalachian State (Win)
- UAB +7 vs. BYU (Win)
- Atlanta Falcons +9.5 vs. San Francisco 49ers (Loss)
- Seattle Seahawks +5.5 vs. Los Angeles Rams (Loss)
- Denver Broncos -2.5 vs. Cincinnati Bengals (Loss)
- Chicago Bears +5.5 vs. Minnesota Vikings (Loss)
Six weeks ago, SVP went 1-3 in the NFL and 1-0 in CFB (Army/Navy).
- Texans +8.5 (Loss)
- Lions +10 (Loss)
- Bills +3.5 (Loss)
- Rams +2.5 (Win)
Two months weeks ago, SVP’s record was 5-1 in his last week of CFB picks for a bit. Here were his picks.
- UTSA +3.5 (Win)
- Baylor +5.5 (Win)
- Cincinnati -10.5 (Win)
- Utah State +6 (Win)
- Iowa +11 (Loss)
- Alabama +6.5 (Win)
Scott Van Pelt Winners Record | Weeks 1 – 13 CFB
- 4-3 in Week 13.
- SVP went 4-4 in Week 12.
- 5-3 in Week 11 of CFB.
- 6-2 in Week 10 of CFB.
- SVP went 6-1 in Week 9 of CFB.
- For Week 8, SVP was 3-3.
- In Week 7, SVP was 4-2.
- 4-2 in Week 6.
- 3-4-1 in Week 5.
- Week 4 was a bad one for SVP, as he went 2-5.
- SVP went 4-4 for the second straight week in Week 3.
- Week 2 was average, as SVP was 4-4.
- SVP was 4-1 in Week 1.
SVP winners betting record history
CFB betting record in 2021: 66-40-2.
NFL betting record: 21-29.
CFB betting record last year: 27-27-1.
All time, SVP is 378-351-12 after last week’s action.
What are the best NFL odds this week?
Getting the best odds when betting on anything is just as important as getting the pick right, and arguably even moreso. Let’s take a look at the best odds for this week in the NFL.
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