Bears vs. Packers Week 17 NFL Picks against the Spread from NFL Handicapper

January 2, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Matt Rivers has a huge NFL spread picks winner Sunday is on the Green Bay Packers -9.5 to Chicago.
Reasoning: Jay Cutler and the Bears have had a great season, but after the Falcons dispatch the Panthers, which I’m hard pressed to believe won’t happen, then this game will be rendered meaningless, and we will see a bunch of reserves for Chicago get action. In this rivalry, Lovie Smith’s boys should still compete, but they are up against a team that has too much going for them to slip up.
Aaron Rodgers proved a lot to me last week coming back from the concussion and looking as good as he did in what really was an elimination game against the Giants. Now, the Packers are involved in another game they have to win, and if they do, then they will be in the playoffs.
When you factor in their motivation along with a lack of Bears motivation and the home-field advantage of Lambeau plus a matter of revenge after losing the first...

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