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Giants vs Vikings Prediction & NFL Odds for Wild Card Weekend
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Giants vs Vikings Prediction & NFL Odds for Wild Card Weekend

by USA WagerJanuary 10, 2023

Check out our free Giants vs Vikings prediction for this Wild Card Weekend 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 Wild Card Weekend

On Sunday, January 15th, 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 4:30 PM ET, and will be televised on FOX.

Heading into Sunday’s game, the odds suggest this will be a close matchup, with Minnesota getting a slight edge on the spread. However, New York will head to U.S. Bank Stadium looking to pull off a road upset. Keep reading to USA Wager’s Giants vs Vikings prediction.

  • Spread: NYG +3.0 | MIN -3.0
  • MoneyLine: NYG +138 | MIN -163
  • Total: 48.0

Giants vs Vikings Prediction: Spread

Heading into this playoff contest vs Minnesota, the Giants have an overall record of 9-7-1. This includes going 4-7-1 in the NFC. This season, New York currently has an average point differential of -0.35 points per game, placing them 16th in the league. So far, the Giants have been favored in 12 of their 17 games. The average point spread in these matchups is 6.

Across the Giants last 5 road games, the team averaged 18.6 points per game while allowing 23.2. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 4-1, while going 1-4-0 straight-up. 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 4-1.

Heading into this Wild Card Weekend contest vs New York, the Vikings have an overall record of 13-4. This includes going 8-4 in the NFC. This season, Minnesota currently has an average point differential of -0.18 points per game, placing them 15th in the league. So far, the Vikings have been favored in 12 of their 17 games. The average point spread in these matchups is -4.

Minnesota has played well in their previous 5 home games, going 4-1 straight up. In this stretch, they averaged 25.8 points per game while allowing 29.6. The team’s also performed well vs the spread at 2-3. The Vikings have played well in their last 5 games as the betting favorite, going 5-0 straight up and 3-2 against the spread.

In this matchup, we suggest grabbing the Vikings on the spread as -3.0 point favorites. On offense, look for the team’s 6th ranked passing attack to continue playing well on their way to a win.

Free Spread Prediction: Minnesota Vikings -3.0

Giants vs Vikings Prediction: Total

Heading into this week’s matchup, the Giants have an over-under record of 7-10. This season, the Giants are averaging 21.47 points per contest, placing them 16th in the league. Defensively, the team is ranked just 18th in points allowed per game. On the other side, heading into this week’s matchup, the Vikings have an over-under record of 11-6. So far, the Vikings have put together the 8th ranked scoring offense at 24.94 points per game. However, the team has struggled on defense, giving up 25.12 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 48.0

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