2017 Week 17 Confidence Pool Picks

Week 16 base picks points: 124

2017 Season total base pick points: 1323

The favorites didn’t disappoint last week. Two of the money picks hit this week, Cincinnati and SF. The Cincy pick got me second place and in the money. How did you do?

How did you do in week 16?

Here are this week’s first look picks:

Updated Wed 12 PM Eastern


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This week shows a lot of no brainer favorites (NE and Pittsburgh are 90%+) but a lot of really good money picks. Apparently people haven’t figured out that some teams are benching their starters. However, if you’re in a strong league, the smart money probably has figured it out so if you want to take a gamble you might want to hit up a green pick.

Green Picks: 1. Tampa Bay 2. Green Bay

When they played each other back in the day, they used to call them “Bay of Pigs.” This week, Tampa is your high risk high reward pick with only 5% of the crowd picking them.

Yellow Picks: 1. Denver, SF. 2. Dallas. 3. NYG

These are really good picks this week, with Denver and SF only 19% and 15% picked but over 60% in win probability.

Blue Pick: Tennessee

Really no reason to go with a blue pick this week, as yellow picks are better. But if you must, Tennessee is the pick here.

This week, I would take a couple of the yellow picks and move them up to maybe 12. No use dropping NE down since they’re favored by so much. If you need to shoot the moon, take TB big and move up a couple of the yellow picks.


  • Tyler Nichols

    Sitting at 1347 points on the year but sitting in 6th place at the moment. Out of the money unless i have a monster week on week 17. Hook me up with some good picks!

    • I think a bunch of us are in this predicament… Time for a big time gamble!

  • Barbara

    This past two weeks I have taken number one place in the money! Even with my investment in my confidence pool. As for survivor pool won $1070 and survived 11 weeks!

    • Well done Barbara! Happy to hear!

  • Reitz

    0ne point behind the leader going into week 17. I expect us to have very similar picks unless he takes a chance…but I don’t see that happening. Any advice?

    • One point is basically a 50/50 coin flip! I wouldn’t do anything too drastic, maybe move up a money pick.

      • Reitz

        Yes, I am thinking the same. Basically there are eight games that we will probably have the same but in a slightly different order. And then there are the bottom eight games that will decide this year’s contest. That is where I need to be smart and gain a point here or there.