The Green Bay Packers are just 2-5-1 SU and 1-6-1 ATS over their last eight games without star quarterback Aaron Rodgers, but the announcement came on Thursday that Rodgers would be ready to play Sunday in Chicago against the Bears. Green Bay was 4-0 SU and ATS in four games before Rodgers was injured.
Chicago is just 1-6 SU and 2-5 ATS in its last seven games against the Packers. The Bears are a 3-point sports betting home underdog at Sports Interaction Sunday. The winner of this game will win the NFC North and clinch a playoff spot.
On Saturday, there are four bowl games on the college football betting card. Perhaps the most interesting matchup of the day is in the Russell Athletic Bowl in Orlando, Florida, where the Miami Hurricanes take on the No. 18 Louisville Cardinals. Both teams had strong years SU with Louisville finishing 11-1 SU and Miami finishing 9-3 SU.
But ATS, both teams ended the year on slumps with Louisville going 2-6 ATS and Miami going 1-6 ATS. One team will have to turn it around on Saturday, with the Cardinals going off as a 3.5-point favorite at Sports Interaction.
Rounding out Saturday’s college football betting card with lines from Sports Interaction are Rutgers +14 vs. Notre Dame, Cincinnati +2.5 vs. North Carolina, and Michigan +4.5 vs. Kansas State.
Just like the NFC North is coming down to the final game of Week 17, the NFC East comes down to one game in the final week as well as the Philadelphia Eagles visit the Dallas Cowboys. Philadelphia is a 6.5-point road favorite at Sports Interaction with Tony Romo expected to be out of action on Sunday. The Eagles are 6-1 SU and 5-1-1 ATS over their last seven games.
Two of the NFL’s hottest teams collide Sunday in an online betting showdown between the San Francisco 49ers and the Arizona Cardinals in Arizona. Sports Interaction has this one as a pick’em. San Francisco is 10-2 SU and 8-3-1 ATS over its last 12 games while Arizona is 7-1 SU and 6-1-1 ATS over its last eight. Arizona is still playing for its playoff life.