The Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers will finish up Sunday’s action in Week 17 when these NFC North rivals go head-to-head in prime time. Aaron Rodgers’ club has already secured the division title but is still vying for the No. 1 seed and home-field advantage throughout the playoffs in the NFC. Meanwhile, the Vikings are looking to keep their postseason hopes alive with a road win at Lambeau Field. Minnesota was able to outlast the Packers back in Week 11, but they’ll now be heading into this latest matchup without quarterback Kirk Cousins, who landed on the reserve/COVID-19 list on Friday.
In this space, we’ll specifically be looking at the different betting angles that this matchup has on deck for us. We’ll be taking a look at how the lines have shifted throughout the week leading into Sunday night and, of course, give you our picks for this game.
All NFL odds via Caesars Sportsbook.
How to watch
Date: Sunday, Jan. 2 | Time: 8:20 p.m. ET
Location: Lambeau Field (Green Bay, WI)
TV: NBC | Stream: fuboTV (try for free)
Follow: CBS Sports App
Odds: Packers -13, O/U 42.5
Green Bay Packers
The Packers opened as 7-point favorites before that line moved down to 6.5 for part of the week. It fluctuated between 6.5 and 7 leading into Friday morning, but then skyrocketed following the news that Cousins would be out…