Online NFL Betting – Atlanta Falcons vs. Minnesota Vikings

December 1, 2010 NFL Football

Online NFL betting action should be intense as two teams fighting for the playoffs meet in Minnesota on Sunday as the Vikings host the Atlanta Falcons.

Minnesota is a small favorite on the NFL Week 16 odds board. Gamblers betting NFL action have been taking the Falcons for most of the season and they could choose to do so again in this game.

Online NFL betting stats show that the Vikings have won 7 of the last 10 games against Atlanta. The teams have split their last 10 meetings against the online NFL betting pointspread. The Vikings are 3-2 in the last five home games against the Falcons as online NFL betting results show. Last season the Vikings won 24-3 at home against Atlanta but it is a much different Falcons team this season.

Matt Ryan has led an Atlanta offense that has been in the Top 5 in the league in yards per game as online NFL betting stats indicate. Gamblers betting NFL games see that running back Michael Turner has been right with Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson for the lead in rushing yardage and Roddy White has had a great year catching the ball for Atlanta. The Atlanta defense has been solid, ranking near the Top 10 in points allowed according to online NFL betting stats.

Minnesota has been right in the middle of the league on both offense and defense. Peterson leads the offense and when he doesn’t score the Vikings normally don’t win. The key in this online NFL betting matchup will be whether or not the Falcons can stop the run.

Minnesota has been a decent home favorite in recent years, winning almost 60% of the time against the online NFL betting pointspread. The Falcons are just an average road underdog versus the online NFL betting number during that same time period.

The Falcons have been a good team for gamblers betting NFL totals to take under on the road. They have gone under the online NFL betting total more than 60% of the time since 2005 on the road.

NFL Week 16 odds have excellent games for gamblers betting NFL action to consider. Make sure you Open a New Account at SBG Global so you can wager on all of the online NFL betting action.

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