Lions vs. Vikings Free Pick
NFL Odds: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Vikings are 3-point favorites versus the Lions, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 52 points. Detroit is 7-8 overall and 3-4 on the road, while Minnesota is 4-10 overall and 4-3 at home.
Line Movement: The Vikings opened as 2.5-point home underdogs but after the Lions were eliminated from postseason contention last Sunday versus the Giants, the line moved in favor of Minnesota. The Vikings are now 3-point home favorites while the total went from 51.5 up to 52.
Public Betting: Of the wagers currently placed on this game, 69% of NFL public bettors currently favor the Lions. This information is subject to change leading up to kickoff, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date NFL public betting numbers.
KEY NFL BETTING TRENDS: The Lions are just 1-3-1 against the spread in their last five games versus the Vikings and 0-2-2 ATS in their last four games in Minnesota. They're also 1-4 against the spread in their last five games versus a team with a losing record, 1-5 ATS in their last six games overall and 3-7 ATS in their last 10 road games. On the other side, the Vikings are 5-1 against the spread in their last six games versus NFC opponents, 4-1 ATS in their last five games overall and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 home games.
2013 NFL WEEK 17 FREE PICK: MINNESOTA VIKINGS -3