Last Updated on December 17, 2021
With just a few weeks left in the NFL season and college football bowls underway, it is a great time to be a football bettor. For Scott Van Pelt, he provides his “Winners” each Thursday night on SportsCenter. Whether it is CFB or NFL picks, or focused on the Army-Navy game…SVP has provided more wins than losses and a ton of entertainment. Overall in his career, SVP is 31 games over .500 across multiple sports on “Winners”.
Without further ado, let’s dive into Scott Van Pelt’s betting picks for Week 15 in the NFL and CFB bowl games. In this article, you’ll see SVP’s full betting card for this weekend, a look at his record on a week-to-week basis, and his career betting record. In addition, we look at the best odds for this week in the NFL.
SVP Picks for NFL Week 15 and CFB Bowl Games
Every week on the Thursday night SportsCenter, SVP provides his favorite betting picks for the weekend ahead. Last week, he moved to NFL picks with the end of the college football regular season. For this week, he provides more betting picks after a 1-3 NFL card last week. Let’s take a look at the action.
— Action Rush (@ActionRushBets) December 17, 2021
Western Kentucky +3 vs. Appalachian State
All time, SVP is 1-1 taking WKU. He looks to make it 2-1.
UAB +7 vs. BYU
SVP says this is a “hold onto your butts special”.
Atlanta Falcons +9.5 vs. San Francisco 49ers
9.5 points is too many for this game, as SVP is on the Falcons.
Seattle Seahawks +5.5 vs. Los Angeles Rams
SVP has pushed on Seattle in his only pick, and is looking for his first win.
Denver Broncos -2.5 vs. Cincinnati Bengals
The Broncos just happen to win more often than not, so SVP is on Denver.
Chicago Bears +5.5 vs. Minnesota Vikings
Even if the Vikings are up big, they’ll only win by a few…like always, per SVP.
Want more action this week? Check out Barstool’s mortal locks and NFL or CFB betting picks.
Do Scott Van Pelt’s betting picks win?
Yes. To be short, SVP has been very good with his CFB betting picks this season and overall. With his transition to the NFL though, he is just one game over .500 for his career. Each week, he provides his favorite betting picks for the weekend ahead. Below, we take a look at his record on a week-to-week basis on the season.
Week to Week SVP Betting Picks Record
Last week, SVP moved to providing his picks for the NFL instead of only CFB. Here were his picks, as he 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)
— Action Rush (@ActionRushBets) December 10, 2021
Two 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)
For Week 13, SVP’s record was 4-3. His action was as follows:
- Mississippi State -1 (Loss)
- Nebraska -1 (Loss)
- Washington +1 (Loss)
- Michigan +8 (Win)
- USC +7 (Win)
- Florida -2.5 (Win)
- LSU +6.5 (Win)
In Week 12, SVP was 4-4. Not a bad week, but not a winning week. Here was his action.
- Air Force +1.5 (Win)
- Cincinnati -11.5 (Win)
- Ohio State -19 (Win)
- Georgia Tech +17 (Loss)
- Utah -3 (Win)
- USC +3 (Loss)
- Kansas State -1 (Loss)
- Troy +10 (Loss)
For Week 11, SVP’s record was 5-3, yet another winning week. Here was his card.
- FSU +2.5 vs. Miami (Win)
- Baylor +5.5 vs. Oklahoma (Win)
- Ole Miss +2.5 vs. Texas A&M (Win)
- Penn State +1.5 vs. Michigan (Loss)
- Maryland +13 vs. Michigan State (Loss)
- Wisconsin -24.5 vs. Northwestern (Win)
- Ohio State -21 vs. Purdue (Win)
- LSU +2.5 vs. Arkansas (Loss)
Back in Week 10, SVP’s betting picks were 6-2. Here was his card:
- TCU +6.5 vs. Baylor (Win)
- Purdue +3 vs. Michigan State (Win)
- Memphis +4.5 vs. SMU (Win)
- West Virginia +3.5 vs. Oklahoma State (Loss)
- Washington +7 vs. Oregon (Loss)
- Nebraska +15 vs. Ohio State (Win)
- Tulsa +22.5 vs. Cincinnati (Win)
- San Jose State +10 vs. Nevada (Win)
Scott Van Pelt Winners Record | Weeks 1 – 9
- 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: 59-38-2.
NFL betting record last year: 16-15.
CFB betting record last year: 27-27-1.
All time, SVP is 366-335-12 after last week’s action.
What are the best Week 15 NFL odds?
There is nothing more important in sports betting than getting the best odds. While it seems to be “pick correctly”, the key part of betting is the odds due to return on investment. If a bettor maximizes their potential return, it makes for a long-term potential profit of a much higher rate. This holds true in the NFL as well, which is why we provide the best odds and prices for Week 15, below.
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