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Vikings vs Lions Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 14
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Vikings vs Lions Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 14

by USA WagerDecember 6, 2022

Check out our free Vikings vs Lions prediction for the NFL week 14 game in Detroit. 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.

Vikings vs Lions Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 14

On Sunday, December 11th, the Minnesota Vikings travel to take on the Detroit Lions at Ford Field. This NFC North showdown has a kickoff time set for 1:00 PM ET, and will be televised on FOX.

Heading into Sunday’s game, the odds suggest this will be a close matchup, with Detroit getting a slight edge on the spread. However, Minnesota will head to Ford Field looking to pull off a road upset. Keep reading to USA Wager’s Vikings vs Lions prediction.

  • Spread: MIN +1.0 | DET -1.0
  • MoneyLine: MIN +-103 | DET +-118
  • Total: 53.5

Vikings vs Lions Prediction: Spread

Going into week 14, Minnesota has a record of 3-0 in the NFC North. Overall, the Vikings head into action with a record of 10-2. On the season, Minnesota has one of the better scoring margins in the NFL, ranking 12th with an average differential of 0.83 points. So far, the Vikings have been favored in 3 of their 12 games. The average point spread in these matchups is 4.

When looking at their past 5 road matchups, Minnesota has an ATS record of 2-2-1 while averaging 22.4 per game. The team went 4-1-0 overall in these games. Minnesota heads into this matchup with a 1-4 record vs the spread in their last 5 games as the underdog. The team went 1-4 straight up in these matchups.

Going into week 14, Detroit has a record of 2-1 in the NFC North. Overall, the Lions head into action with a record of 5-7. This season, Detroit currently has an average point differential of -0.75 points per game, placing them 17th in the league. So far, the Lions have been favored in 2 of their 12 games. The average point spread in these matchups is -2.

Across their 5 previous home games, Detroit has an ATS mark of 3-2. Their straight up record in these matchups was 2-3 while averaging 30.4 points per game. Looking back on the team’s last 5 games as the favorite, the Lions have a straight up record 3-2. Their record vs the spread in these games was 3-2.

Our projections recommmend taking the Lions to pick up the win and cover the spread. So far, the team is ranked 8th in pass yards per game, while also putting together a strong rushing attack. Against Minnesota look for the Detroit to continue its success in both facets of the game.

Free Spread Prediction: Detroit Lions -1.0

Vikings vs Lions Prediction: Total

Heading into this week’s matchup, the Vikings have an over-under record of 7-5. So far, the Vikings have put together the 11th ranked scoring offense at 24.08 points per game. However, the team has struggled on defense, giving up 23.25 points per contest. On the other side, heading into this week’s matchup, the Lions have an over-under record of 8-4. So far, the Lions have put together the 6th ranked scoring offense at 26.25 points per game. However, the team has struggled on defense, giving up 27.0 points per contest.

If looking to place a wager on the over-under, our projections see this game finishing with a total of 58 points, making the over the best bet.

Free Total Prediction: Over 53.5

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