Last Updated on December 30, 2021
There are just a handful of games left in college football and just two weeks left in the regular season, which means there are not many “Winners” segments remaining. “Winners” is a weekly segment with Scott Van Pelt on SportsCenter where he gives his favorite betting picks for NFL and college football. While it is entertainment only, SVP has found some success with his betting picks.
Without further ado, let’s look at Scott Van Pelt’s betting picks for Week 17 in the NFL and the rest of the CFB bowl games. In this article, you’ll see SVP’s full betting card for both NFL and CFB. In addition, we look at SVP’s career record and his week-to-week record for this season. Finally, we take a look at the best NFL odds.
SVP Picks for NFL Week 17 and CFB Bowl Games
Every week on ESPN’s SportsCenter, SVP gives his favorite betting picks against the spread for the NFL and college football. While his “Winners” segment started as CFB only, it has transitioned into both CFB and NFL as the seasons change. For this week, he has give CFB picks and one NFL play. Here is SVP’s card for this week.
— Action Rush (@ActionRushBets) December 30, 2021
Purdue +6 vs. Tennessee
With a Thursday afternoon bowl game, SVP is on Purdue.
Georgia -7.5 vs. Michigan
SVP is taking a favorite? He’s on UGA in the CFP semis.
Cincinnati +13.5 vs. Alabama
There is the underdog pick we were waiting for, as the Bearcats are getting too many points per SVP.
Oklahoma State +2.5 vs. Notre Dame
The Cowboys are getting 2.5 vs. Notre Dame, and SVP is taking Oklahoma State.
Baylor +1.5 vs. Ole Miss
All year, Baylor has been great to SVP. He is on them again for their finale.
Washington Football Team +3 vs. Philadelphia Eagles
The only NFL pick for this week is the Football Team, getting a field goal against the Eagles.
Want more betting action? Check out Barstool’s betting picks and locks for both the NFL and CFB this week.
Do Scott Van Pelt’s betting picks win?
The simple answer is yes. SVP is a big winner in college football over his career, and is 22 games over .500 this season. For NFL, he has struggled and is below .500. Nevertheless, SVP usually picks underdogs which makes his record quite impressive for an “entertainer”. Below, we look at SVP’s record on a week-to-week basis.
Week to Week SVP Betting Picks Record
Last week, 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)
— Action Rush (@ActionRushBets) December 23, 2021
Two 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)
A few 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)
A month 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)
Scott Van Pelt Winners Record | Weeks 1 – 11 CFB
- 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: 61-39-2.
NFL betting record: 18-21.
CFB betting record last year: 27-27-1.
All time, SVP is 370-342-12 after last week’s action.
What are the best Week 17 NFL odds?
Getting the best odds when betting on the NFL is just as important as getting your picks “right”. Maximizing your return on investment is an essential part of sports betting to help you become more profitable in the long run. Below is a look at the best odds for each game.
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