At the beginning of the season Minnesota was tabbed as the team to beat in the NFC. Indeed, the arrival of Kirk Cousins was to solve their quarterback problems. And after a slow start the Purple Gang has picked up the pace. Correspondingly the Vikings are in the thick of the NFC wild card race. Of course, New England has no quarterback issues. Tom Brady gives them a level of play that is unprecedented in the pro football history. Naturally the Patriots opened as a top Bet on NFL Super Bowl favorite. Above all they are cranking cash.
Minnesota Vikings vs. New England Patriots
Date and Time: Sunday, December 2, 2018, 4:25 p.m. ET
Location: Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Massachusetts
Bet on NFL odds at SBG:
|Vikings||+5 (-110)||48½ (-110)|
|Patriots||-5 (-110)||48½ (-110)|
Vikings vs. Patriots TV Coverage: FOX
New England Patriots
Specifically, New England is running away with the AFC East. It follows that the Patriots have ruled that division for the past two decades. New England has a Bet on NFL record of 8-3 straight up, 7-4 vs. the odds, and 4-7 under the total. Last time out the Pats paid in a 27-13 win at the New York Jets. Concurrently the Patriots have covered four of their last five games. Likewise, their last three games have gone under the total. Overall the Pats rank eighth for scoring offense and 11th for points allowed.
Minnesota has shown strong improvement with the Offshore bookmaker. To show the Vikings have lost just two of their last eight vs. the board. Last week Minnesota scored a critical 24-17 home payout over Green Bay. Above all they are now 6-4-1 straight up and vs. the spread with 5-6 under the total. Of great concern is a ground game that ranks 30th in the NFL. Contrarily the Vikings rank third in the NFL for total defense.
Stats to Consider
Late on Minnesota has been a weak wagering value as a road dog. The Vikings have covered just two of their last eight games getting points away from home. And three of their last five in that place have gone under the total. Balanced against that is a New England team that prints money as a home chalk. Consider the Patriots mark of 10-2 vs. the line laying points at Gillette Stadium. New England has gone under the total in four of their last six laying the lumber at home.
Team vs. Team
The Patriots have dominated this head to head series with Minnesota. Consider New England’s three straight wins and covers against the Purple Gang. Five of the last six meetings between these teams have gone under the total. Further the Patriots won and covered their last home game with Minnesota. Two of the last three between these teams at New England went under the total.
Matchup to Watch
Fashion the quarterback matchup of Cousins and Brady. Correlate that both signal callers are in good form. As mentioned earlier the Bet on NFL trends all favor New England. Embracing that is the Patriots phenomenal profitability at home. It follows that Minnesota has bled red ink as a road pup.
Vikings vs. Patriots Bet on NFL Picks
To conclude the Patriots, rate the home chalk call!
Vikings vs. Patriots Bet on NFL Pick: New England Patriots
Vikings vs. Patriots Bet on NFL Score Prediction: Minnesota Vikings
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