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Giants vs Vikings Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 16
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Giants vs Vikings Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 16

by USA WagerDecember 20, 2022

Check out our free Giants vs Vikings prediction for the NFL week 16 game in Minneapolis. See who USA Wager likes to win and cover the spread in this football game. And, get our insight into the best over-under point total bet.

Giants vs Vikings Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 16

On Saturday, December 24th, the New York Giants travel to take on the Minnesota Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium. The two NFC teams will kick things off at 1:00 PM ET, and will be televised on FOX.

Heading into Saturday’s game, Minnesota is the odds on favorite to come away with the win. Will they be able to take care of business at home? Or, does New York have what it takes to make things interesting? Keep reading to USA Wager’s Giants vs Vikings prediction.

  • Spread: NYG +3.5 | MIN -3.5
  • MoneyLine: NYG +152 | MIN -185
  • Total: 47.5

Giants vs Vikings Prediction: Spread

Heading into this week 16 contest vs Minnesota, the Giants have an overall record of 8-5-1. This includes going 4-5-1 in the NFC. This season, New York currently has an average point differential of -1.79 points per game, placing them 18th in the league. So far, the Giants have been favored in 10 of their 14 games. The average point spread in these matchups is 5.

When looking at their past 5 road matchups, New York has an ATS record of 4-1 while averaging 20.6 per game. The team went 3-2-0 overall in these games. The Giants have a straight up record of 1-3-1 in their previous 5 games as the underdog. Against the spread, they had a mark of 3-2.

Heading into this week 16 contest vs New York, the Vikings have an overall record of 11-3. This includes going 6-3 in the NFC. On the season, Minnesota has one of the better scoring margins in the NFL, ranking 12th with an average differential of 0.14 points. So far, the Vikings have been favored in 10 of their 14 games. The average point spread in these matchups is -4.

In their last 5 home games, Minnesota has averaged 27.2 points per game while allowing 30.0. The team’s record in this stretch was 4-1 while going 3-2. As the betting favorite, the Vikings have an ATS record of 3-1-1 in their last 5 games. In these matchups their straight up record was 5-0.

In this matchup, we suggest grabbing the Vikings on the spread as -3.5 point favorites. On offense, look for the team’s 7th ranked passing attack to continue playing well on their way to a win.

Free Spread Prediction: Minnesota Vikings -3.5

Giants vs Vikings Prediction: Total

Heading into this week’s matchup, the Giants have an over-under record of 5-9. On the season, New York is ranked just 21st in points per game at 20.5. Defensively, the team comes in closer to the league average, allowing 22.29 points per contest. On the other side, heading into this week’s matchup, the Vikings have an over-under record of 9-5. So far, the Vikings have put together the 8th ranked scoring offense at 25.07 points per game. However, the team has struggled on defense, giving up 24.93 points per contest.

If looking to place a wager on the over-under, our projections see this game finishing with a total of 51 points, making the over the best bet.

Free Total Prediction: Over 47.5

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