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Vikings vs Packers Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 17
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Vikings vs Packers Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 17

by USA WagerDecember 27, 2022

Check out our free Vikings vs Packers prediction for the NFL week 17 game in Green Bay. 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 Packers Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 17

On Sunday, January 1st, the Minnesota Vikings travel to take on the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field. This NFC North showdown has a kickoff time set for 4:25 PM ET, and will be televised on CBS.

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

  • Spread: MIN +3.5 | GB -3.5
  • MoneyLine: MIN +146 | GB -179
  • Total: 47.0

Vikings vs Packers Prediction: Spread

Going into week 17, Minnesota has a record of 3-1 in the NFC North. Overall, the Vikings head into action with a record of 12-3. On the season, Minnesota has one of the better scoring margins in the NFL, ranking 10th with an average differential of 0.33 points. So far, the Vikings have been favored in 4 of their 15 games. The average point spread in these matchups is 4.

Across their last 5 road contests, Minnesota has been good against the spread posting a mark of 2-2-1. Their overall mark in these games was 4-1-0, while averaging 25.6 points per game. 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 17, Green Bay has a record of 2-2 in the NFC North. Overall, the Packers head into action with a record of 7-8. This season, Green Bay currently has an average point differential of -1.4 points per game, placing them 18th in the league. So far, the Packers have been favored in 9 of their 15 games. The average point spread in these matchups is -7.

Through their last 5 home contests, the Packers offense has averaged 20.8 points per game while allowing an average of 24.2. Green Bay posted an overall record of 2-3 while going 2-3 ATS. In their last 5 games as the betting favorite, the Packers have a straight up record of 2-3 and an ATS mark of 2-3.

If looking to place a wager on the spread for this game, we recommend taking the Vikings to cover the spread vs Green Bay. Look for the team’s ground game to come to life in week 17. Even though Minnesota is ranked just 28th in rush yards per game, this looks to be a favorable matchup for the unit.

Free Spread Prediction: Minnesota Vikings 3.5

Vikings vs Packers Prediction: Total

Heading into this week’s matchup, the Vikings have an over-under record of 10-5. So far, the Vikings have put together the 7th ranked scoring offense at 25.2 points per game. However, the team has struggled on defense, giving up 24.87 points per contest. On the other side, heading into this week’s matchup, the Packers have an over-under record of 7-8. This season, the Packers are averaging 20.87 points per contest, placing them 19th in the league. Defensively, the team is ranked just 17th in points allowed per game.

If looking to place a wager on the over-under, our projections see this game finishing with a total of 55 points, making the over the best bet.

Free Total Prediction: Over 47.0

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