The Green Bay Packers were 4.5-point road favorites for their game against the Buffalo Bills in Week 15, but Aaron Rodgers and company got upset 21-13 to cost their supporters money and fall into a tie for first place in the NFC North with the Detroit Lions.
The Lions, meanwhile, won but didn't cover against the Minnesota Vikings in Week 15, pulling out a 16-14 victory as an 8.5-point favorite. Detroit and Green Bay are now both 10-4 SU on the season, but the Lions own the tiebreaker over the Packers in the NFC North standings.
Over in the AFC three teams clinched division titles in Week 15, as the New England Patriots blasted the Miami Dolphins 41-13 as a 9-point favorite, the Denver Broncos got past the San Diego Chargers 22-10 as a 4-point favorite, and the Indianapolis knocked off the Houston Texans 17-10 but didn't cover for anyone who got them as a 7.5-point favorite.
The Arizona Cardinals have clinched a playoff berth thanks to their 12-6 win over the St. Louis Rams as a 3-point underdog last Thursday night, while the Seattle Seahawks kept pace in the NFC West division race by beating the San Francisco 49ers 17-7 in a game in which they were set as 10.5-point favorites at some sportsbooks.
Meanwhile, the Dallas Cowboys grabbed the lead in the NFC East standings with a 38-27 win over the Philadelphia Eagles as 3-point road underdogs. As well, the Cincinnati Bengals have a slim lead in the AFC North after blanking the Cleveland Browns 30-0 in a pick'em matchup in Johnny Manziel's debut as the Browns' starting quarterback.
Here are all the SU and ATS results for the Week 15 NFL schedule . . .
Arizona 12, St. Louis 6 (St. Louis -3) Pittsburgh 27, Atlanta 20 (Pittsburgh -1) NY Giants 24, Washington 13 (NY Giants -7.5) New England 41, Miami 13 (New England -9) Kansas City 31, Oakland 13 (Kansas City -11.5) Indianapolis 17, Houston 10 (Indianapolis -7.5) Baltimore 20, Jacksonville 12 (Baltimore -15.5) Buffalo 21, Green Bay 13 (Green Bay -4.5) Carolina 19, Tampa Bay 17 (Carolina -3) Cincinnati 30, Cleveland 0 (pick'em) NY Jets 16, Tennessee 11 (NY Jets -2.5) Denver 22, San Diego 10 (Denver -4) Detroit 16, Minnesota 14 (Detroit -8.5) Seattle 17, San Francisco 7 (Seattle -10.5) Dallas 38, Philadelphia 27 (Philadelphia -3) New Orleans 31, Chicago 15 (New Orleans -3)
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