Vikings to Roll?

The Detroit Lions are heavy underdogs this weekend as they hit the road to take on division rival Minnesota. Oddsmakers have made the Vikings 13-point favorites.

Bet the Lions at Vikings

Kickoff: 1:05 PM ET

Odds: Oddsmakers from online sports book SBG Global have established San Diego as a 6.5-point favorite.

Over/Under: 45

Public Betting:

Current public betting information shows that 62% of bettors favor the Vikings –13 against the Lions.

Top Trends for this game:

DETROIT is 12-23 ATS (-13.3 Units) in all games over the last 3 seasons.

DETROIT is 12-23 ATS (-13.3 Units) in all lined games over the last 3 seasons.

DETROIT is 4-14 ATS (-11.4 Units) in road games over the last 3 seasons.

DETROIT is 4-14 ATS (-11.4 Units) in road lined games over the last 3 seasons.

DETROIT is 8-19 ATS (-12.9 Units) against conference opponents over the last 3 seasons.

DETROIT is 7-20 ATS (-15.0 Units) when playing with 6 or less days rest over the last 3 seasons.

DETROIT is 0-6 ATS (-6.6 Units) in road games in dome games over the last 3 seasons.

Head-to-Head Series History

MINNESOTA is 3-0 against the spread versus DETROIT over the last 3 seasons 

MINNESOTA is 3-1 straight up against DETROIT over the last 3 seasons 

3 of 4 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons

Prediction:

It’s hard not to like Brad Childress’ Vikings in this one. Not only are they home, but they’re also coming off a wild road win last week in New Orleans while Detroit got smoked at home against the Bears. The Lions might also start an inexperienced quarterback this week in Dan Orlovsky as starter Jon Kitna is expected to miss the game due to injury. Adrian Peterson should have no issues finding running room against the Lions’ weak defensive front seven, nor should Gus Frerotte have trouble making plays in the passing game. We predict the Vikings over the Lions 30-10.

Bet the Lions at Vikings

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