|2013 NFL on FOX Week 14 Odds & Point Spread: Ravens -7 vs. Vikings|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 04 December 2013 12:00|
Vikings vs. Ravens Odds
Baltimore is 6-6 overall, 5-1 at home and 6-6 against the spread. Minnesota is 3-8 overall, 0-5 on the road and 6-6 against the spread. The home team has won six of the last seven in this series.
Trends show that the Vikings are 0-3-1 against the spread in their last four against Baltimore and the home team is 3-1-1 ATS in the last 5 games of this series.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, the Ravens are favored at home, as they have odds of -7 points against the Vikings. The over/under total for the game has been set at 43 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had the Ravens favored by 7.5 points. The spread jumped up to 9 before falling all the way back to 7. The over/under total hasn’t changed since opening at 43 points.
Baltimore is coming off a 22-20 win over Pittsburgh last week. The Ravens have won three of their last four games, with three of the four decided by 3 points or less. Baltimore is averaging 309 yards per game on offense, while the defense is giving up 329 yards per contest. Quarterback Joe Flacco has thrown for 2,993 yards and 15 touchdowns, but also has 14 interceptions. Receiver Torrey Smith has added 54 receptions for 952 yards and four touchdowns while Terrell Suggs is leading the defense with 68 tackles and nine sacks.
Minnesota is coming off a 23-20 overtime win over the Bears. The Vikings have played in back-to-back overtime games and are 2-1-1 over their last four games. Minnesota is averaging 343.4 yards per game on offense while the defense is giving up 407.6 yards per game. Adrian Peterson is leading the team on offense, as he has rushed for 1,208 yards and 10 touchdowns. The team is dealing with injuries at the quarterback position, meaning Peterson is going to get an increased workload. The defense is being led by Chad Greenway, who has 105 tackles, three sacks and two interceptions.
In terms of Injuries, Baltimore linebacker Elvis Dumervil (leg) and cornerback Jimmy Smith (head) are questionable. Minnesota cornerback Chris Cook (suspension) and quarterback Christian Ponder (concussion) are questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing the Ravens, as Baltimore is getting 68% of the wagers with odds of -7 points against the Vikings on Sunday.