|2013 NFL on FOX Week 15 Odds & Point Spread: Eagles vs. Vikings|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 11 December 2013 15:00|
Eagles vs. Vikings Odds
Philadelphia is 8-5 overall, 5-1 on the road and 7-6 against the spread. Minnesota is 3-9 overall, 3-3 at home and 7-6 against the spread. The road team has won three straight in the series.
Trends show that the favorite is 5-2 against the spread in the last 7 in this series and the Eagles have covered in 5 of their last 6 meetings with the Vikings. These two have hit the under in 4 of their last 5 meetings.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, the Eagles are the road favored, as they have odds of -4.5 points against the Vikings. The over/under total for the game has been set at 51 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had the Eagles favored by 4.5 points. The spread fell to 4 and climbed up to 5 before settling back at 4.5. The over/under total opened at 51.5 points before falling back to 51.
The Eagles are coming off a 34-20 win over Detroit at home. Philadelphia has now won five straight and have a one game lead in the NFC East standings. The Eagles are averaging 409.3 yards per game on offense while giving up 398.1 yards per game on defense. The team is being led by running back LeSean McCoy, who has 1,305 rushing yards and seven touchdowns, while Nick Foles has thrown for 1,970 yards and 20 touchdowns. The defense is being led by DeMeco Ryans, who has 110 tackles and two interceptions.
The Vikings are coming off a 29-26 loss to the Ravens that saw six lead changes in the fourth quarter alone. Along with the loss, Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson suffered an injury to his foot that has him doubtful for Sunday’s game. Peterson has run for 1,221 yards and 10 touchdowns to lead an offense that is averaging just 346.1 yards per game. Defensively, Minnesota is giving up 401.3 yards per contest. The defense is being led by Chad Greenway, who has 116 tackles with three interceptions.
In terms of Injuries, Minnesota tight end John Carlson (concussion) is questionable for the game. Philadelphia linebacker Najee Goode (hamstring) and safety Earl Wolff (knee) are both questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing the Eagles, as Philadelphia is getting 88% of the wagers with odds of -4.5 points at Minnesota on Sunday.