When the Minnesota Vikings went on bye they said “bye winning streak” and when they came back they said “hello losing streak.” They will have a chance to keep a winning record against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, November 20th at U.S. Bank Stadium. Here are the NFL betting odds for fans betting on football games:
Cardinals -1 (-110) 40 (-115)
Vikings +1 (-110) 40 (-105)
The Cardinals (4-4-1) beat the San Francisco 49ers 23-20 on Sunday. QB Carson Palmer finished 30 of 49 for 376 yards with one TD and two interceptions and lost a fumble. Larry Fitzgerald had 133 yards on 12 receptions, and David Johnson scored a receiving TD and ran for 55 yards and another TD on 19 carries. Chandler Catanzaro made 3 of 3 field goals. Tony Jefferson had seven tackles. Chandler Jones had two sacks. The Cards had not won a game since October 17th.
The Vikes lost 20-26 to the Washington Redskins on Sunday. QB Sam Bradford threw 31 of 40 for 307 yards with two TDs and one interception. Stefon Diggs had 164 yards on 13 catches, and Kyle Rudolph and Adam Thielen scored receiving TDs. Jerick McKinnon ran for 16 yards on six carries, and Matt Asiata scored a rushing TD. Anthony Barr had four tackles. The Vikings have lost four games in a row.
Arizona ranks 7th in total yards (382.0) and passing yards (272.9), 14th in rushing yards (109.1), and 20th in points (22.4) per game, and 2nd in passing yards (195.2) and total yards (295.2), 4th in points (17.8), and 12th in rushing yards (100.0) allowed per game. Palmer is 207 of 331 (62.5%) for 2444 yards with 11 TDs and eight picks. Fitzgerald has 687 yards and five TDs on 68 catches. Johnson has run for 760 yards on 175 carries. Jefferson has 63 combined tackles. Jones has seven sacks.
Marcus Cooper has intercepted three passes. And now this complimentary NFL betting odds and ends: the Cards are 3-9 against the spread in their last 12 games, 14-6-1 straight-up in their last 21 games, 6-3 straight-up in their last nine road games, 4-8-1 against the spread and 3-10 straight-up in their last 13 games versus the Vikings, 2-51 against the spread in their last eight visits to Minnesota, and 0-5 straight-up in their last five visits to Minnesota.
Minnesota ranks 23rd in passing yards (232.6), 26th in points, and last in total yards (302.3) and rushing yards (69.8) per game, and lead the league in points (16.9), are 3rd in total yards (308.8), 6th in passing yards (211.8), and 10th in rushing yards (97.0) allowed per game. Bradford is 197 of 283 (69.6%) for 2022 yards with 11 TDs and two picks. Digs has 710 yards on 61 catches, and Rudolph has five receiving TDs. McKinnon has run for 241 yards on 81 carries, and Asiata has three rushing TDs.
Harrison Smith has 63 combined tackles. Everson Griffen has six sacks. And to even up our NFL betting odds info: the Vikes are 19-6 against the spread in their last 25 games, 1-4 against the spread and straight-up in their last five games, 6-1 against the spread in their last seven home games, 12-4 straight-up in their last 16 home games, 10-3 straight-up in their last 13 games versus the Cards, and 5-0 straight-up in their last five games hosting the Cards.