Last Updated on January 14, 2022
The NFL playoffs are upon us, and SVP looks to make the “Winners” segment count with only six games to choose from. Each week on SportsCenter, SVP gives his favorite picks and has provided a terrific betting record on the season.
Most importantly, let’s take a look at Scott Van Pelt’s betting picks for Wild Card Weekend. In this article, you’ll see SVP’s full betting card for this weekend. In addition, we recap SVP’s picks from last week, his record on the season and in his career, and a week-to-week look on this season. Finally, we look at the best NFL odds for this weekend’s playoff games.
SVP Picks for NFL Wild Card Round
Each week on ESPN’s SportsCenter, anchor Scott Van Pelt gives his favorite betting picks against the spread. All season, SVP provided both NFL and CFB picks and he provided CFB playoff and bowl picks while the NFL finished the regular season. Now, it’s the NFL playoffs and SVP is looking to improve his record to get to .500. Here is SVP’s betting card for the Wild Card Round this week.
— Action Rush (@ActionRushBets) January 14, 2022
Las Vegas Raiders +5.5 vs. Cincinnati Bengals
Road underdogs are 11-6 in the last few seasons? SVP is on the Raiders to start his Winners segment.
New England Patriots +4 vs. Buffalo Bills
It’s going to be zero degrees again, but Scott is on the Pats +4.
Philadelphia Eagles +8.5 vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Who likes the Eagles this week? Van Pelt said they don’t need to win, just need to cover.
Dallas Cowboys -3 vs. San Francisco 49ers
Everyone is on the Niners, so naturally SVP is on the Cowboys as his only favorite.
Pittsburgh Steelers +12.5 vs. Kansas City Chiefs
Mike Tomlin is ready to get revenge on the Chiefs, SVP takes 12.5.
Stanford Steve’s picks this week
Steve likes the Rams -4 against the Cardinals.
Want more NFL betting action? Here’s a look at Barstool’s betting picks for Wild Card Weekend.
Do Scott Van Pelt’s betting picks win?
Scott Van Pelt’s college football picks were incredible, as he finished off with a win in the National Championship (Georgia -3). As for the NFL, he is hovering around NFL in 2021-2022, but has the playoffs to get over .500. SVP is 21-24 in the NFL, but let’s look at his week-to-week record on the season.
Week to Week SVP Betting Picks Record
Last week, 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)
— Action Rush (@ActionRushBets) January 6, 2022
Two 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)
Three weeks 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)
Last month, 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)
Over a month 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)
Six 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)
Scott Van Pelt Winners Record | Weeks 1 – 12 CFB
- 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: 21-24.
CFB betting record last year: 27-27-1.
All time, SVP is 378-346-12 after last week’s action.
What are the best NFL odds this week?
The best odds from various sportsbooks will give you a chance to maximize your return. The best price is arguably as important as getting the picks correct, as the long term return will be higher with the best prices. Let’s take a look at the best odds for Wild Card Weekend in the NFL.
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