Vikings vs. Broncos Odds
The Denver Broncos look to scratch and crawl their way to a 4-0 start on Sunday when they host the Minnesota Vikings at 4:25PM ET on FOX.
According to oddsmakers at MyBookie, Denver is the favorite at home in this game, as the Broncos are getting odds of -7 points against the Vikings. The over/under total for the game has been set at 43 points. The Broncos have won and covered the spread in the last two meetings with the Vikings.
Denver is 3-0 on the season, 3-0 against the spread and 2-1 with the under. The Broncos have picked up wins over the Ravens, Chiefs and Lions to get to 3-0, but this is the biggest spread Denver has had this season. The Broncos are averaging just 24.7 points and 308.7 yards per game on offense as the offensive line is struggling. Denver is only putting up 57 rushing yards per game. Defensively, the Broncos are solid, holding opponents to 16.3 points and 279.3 yards per game. Peyton Manning has been taking some hits, as he has been sacked eight times, but he has 755 passing yards and five touchdowns. Demaryius Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders have combined for 46 receptions for 507 yards and three scores. The defense is led by DeMarcus Ware, who has 10 tackles and 3.5 sacks.
Minnesota is 2-1 overall, 2-1 against the spread and 3-0 with the under. The Vikings started the year with a 20-3 loss at the 49ers, but have since picked up double-digit wins over the Lions and Chargers at home. Minnesota is holding opponents to 16.7 points and 372.7 yards per game, but the offense is posting just 20 points and 312.7 yards per contest. The team is being led by Adrian Peterson, who has rushed for 291 yards and two scores. Teddy Bridgewater has thrown for 505 yards and a TD, but has two interceptions. The defense is led by Everson Griffen, who has 11 tackles and three sacks.