Colts vs. Raiders: NFL experts make Week 17 picks

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The Indianapolis Colts (9-6) and Las Vegas Raiders (8-7) are set to face off in a crucial Week 17 matchup at Lucas Oil Stadium on Sunday.

The Colts find themselves with a chance to clinch a playoff berth with a win while the Raiders are fighting for the final wild-card seed in the AFC playoff picture.

Even though Indy is still in wait-and-see mode when it comes to the status of quarterback Carson Wentz, they are still strong favorites in the eyes of Vegas.

Now, it’s time to take a look at what the experts around the league think of this matchup:

Expert

Pick

Score (if applicable)

Nate Davis (USA TODAY)

Colts

27-23

Mike Jones (USA TODAY)

Raiders

24-22

Jarrett Bell (USA TODAY)

Colts

29-23

Mike Clay (ESPN)

Colts

N/A

Gregg Rosenthall (NFL Network)

Colts

23-17

Vinnie Iyer (Sporting News)

Colts

27-20

Pete Prisco (CBS Sports)

Colts

26-24

Marcus Mosher (Raiders Wire)

TBD

TBD

Jess Root (Sportsbook Wire)

Colts

N/A

Cam DaSilva (Sportsbook Wire)

Colts

N/A

Bleacher Report

Colts

23-20

The Colts are favored in this game and even though Wentz is optimistically expected to clear the protocols, some of these picks might change if he doesn’t play.

Regardless, the Colts are seen as pretty strong favorites for this game. As of this writing, 84% of analysts over at Tallysight are choosing the Colts to win this game.

It should be an interesting weekend, but the Colts are expected to finish off their home regular season with a playoff-clinching win in the eyes of the experts.

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