So the season finally reaches Week 18, where some teams simply needs wins more than others - whether it is for playoff positioning or for pride.
Last Week: 8-8, Locks 1-4
Season 133-121-2, Locks 40-44-1
Detroit +2.5 v. Green Bay - The Packers have locked up the NFC's No. 1 seed and will rest players while the Lions try to gather momentum towards 2022.
Pittsburgh +5.5 @ Baltimore - Both teams need a win and help to make the playoffs. Baltimore has lost five straight in an injury-plagued season and Ben Roethlisberger will be looking for a win to close out his career.
Tennessee -10.5 @ Houston - Titans need this win to secure a No. 1 seed plus this is a revenge game, Tennessee will be ready this time.
Miami +6.5 v. New England - No matter what the stakes, weird things happen when the Patriots go down to Miami late season.
LA Chargers -3 @ Las Vegas - The Chargers playoff aspirations simply lie with winning Week 18 while the Raiders could possibly clinch based on results earlier in the day.