These are the sportsbook NFL betting odds for the Indianapolis Colts at Minnesota Vikings game on Sunday, December 18th at U.S. Bank Stadium:
Colts +4½ (-110) 44 (-115)
Vikings -4½ (-110) 44 (-105)
The Colts (6-7) lost 17-22 to the Houston Texans on Sunday. Andrew Luck went 24 of 45 for 276 yards with two TDs and two interceptions and lost a fumble. Frank Gore ran for 41 yards and one TD on 10 carries and had 33 yards and one TD on two receptions. T.Y. Hilton had 115 yards and one TD on nine receptions. Adam Vinatieri made 1 of 2 field goals. Mike Adams had six tackles. Trent Cole had one sack. Akeem Ayers intercepted one pass.
The Vikings (7-6) beat the Jaguars 25-16 on Sunday. Sam Bradford threw 24 of 34 for 292 yards and one TD pass. Matt Asiata ran for 37 yards and one TD on 11 carries. Adam Thielen had 101 yards on four receptions while Kyle Rudolph had one TD on four receptions. Kai Forbath made 4 of 4 field goals. Anthony Harris had seven tackles. Danielle Hunter had one sack. The Vikes snapped a two-game losing streak.
Indy ranks 9th in points (25.2) and passing yards (259.5) per game, 14th in total yards (357.3) per game, and 24th in rushing yards (97.8) per game, and 24th in rushing yards (115.4), 25th in points (25.6), 26th in passing yards (262.4), and 29th in total yards (377.8) allowed per game. Luck is 282 of 448 (62.9%) for 3381 yards with 25 TDs and 10 picks. Gore has run for 790 yards and four TDs on 208 carries. Hilton has 1203 yards and six TDs on 78 catches. D’Qwell Jackson has 78 combined tackles. Erik Walden has eight sacks.
Minnesota ranks 24th in points (19.8) and passing yards (229.6) per game, 31st in total yards (303.0) per game, and last in the league in rushing yards (73.4) per game, and lead the league in points (17.3) allowed per game, and are 2nd in total yards (304.3), 3rd in passing yards (202.2), and 16th in rushing yards (102.1) allowed per game. Bradford is 304 of 427 (71.2%) for 2954 yards with 14 TDs and three picks. Asiata has run for 354 yards and six TDs on 107 carries. Rudolph has 573 yards and six TDs on 58 catches. Harrison Smith has 84 combined tackles. Hunter has 10½ sacks.
NFL betting odds trends for Colts fans who’d like to place an NFL bet online: 4-1 straight-up in the last five games versus the Vikes. The total has gone under in four of Indianapolis’ last six games, over in five of Indy’s last five games versus the Vikings, and under in four of the Colts’ last six games versus the Vikes.
Vikings NFL betting odds trends: 13-5 against the spread in the last 18 games, 2-6 straight-up in the last eight games, 8-1 against the spread in the last nine home games, 13-5 straight-up in the last 18 home games, and 1-4 straight-up in the last five games versus the Colts.