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Detroit Lions at Minnesota Vikings 9/25/22 - NFL Picks & Predictions

Minnesota Vikings vs Detroit Lions Odds & Info

Game Minnesota Vikings vs Detroit Lions
Date & Time Sunday September 25, 2022, 1:00 PM (EDT)
Location
U.s. Bank Stadium U.s. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, USA
Latest odds
MINN -5.5 ; O/U 53.5
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The Minnesota Vikings head back to their home field on Sunday and will host the Detroit Lions. The Vikings are 1-1 on the season after losing to the Eagles 24-7 on Monday night. Minnesota is ranked 13th in the league with 235 passing yards per game. Wide receiver Justin Jefferson leads the Vikings with 15 catches for 232 yards and 2 touchdowns. 

The Minnesota Vikings are 1-0 on their home field. The Vikings have allowed an average of 15.5 points per game which ranks 6th best in the NFL despite allowing a ton of yards. Minnesota's quarterback Kirk Cousins has 3 touchdowns and 2 interceptions on the season with 498 passing yards. 

The Detroit Lions put up 36 points last week in their home win over the Washington Commanders. QB Jared Goff threw for 256 yards and 4 touchdowns in the win. Goff has 6 touchdowns on the season with 1 interception. The Detroit Lions are averaging 35.5 points per game which ranks 2nd best in the NFL. 

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The Detroit Lions have 186 rushing yards per game. D'Andre Swift has 200 rushing yards on the season on 20 carries. Swift also has a receiving touchdown and 62 receiving yards. The Detroit Lions beat the Vikings in their last meeting last season.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Lions are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games in Week 3.
  • Lions are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall.
  • Lions are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 vs. NFC North.
  • Vikings are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games after allowing less than 15 points in their previous game.

Free NFL Pick:

Detroit Lions +5.5

The Detroit Lions show value as an underdog on Sunday. The Lions are looking to win their second straight game as their offense found life last week. The Minnesota Vikings are playing on a short week in a tough divisional game. Take those free points. Final Score Prediction, Detroit Lions win and cover ATS 28-21. 

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