Atlanta Falcons at Minnesota Vikings Free NFL Picks & Week 4 Odds
by Tony Sink - 9/23/2014
Sunday, September 28, 2014
TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis
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The Atlanta Falcons (2-1) will take their top-rated passing attack on the road on Sunday Afternoon when they visit the Minnesota Vikings (1-2).
The Falcons moved the ball with ease against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last Thursday and were able to cruise to a 56-14 home win. Atlanta had 488 yards of offense in that win and were able to hold the Bucs to just 217 total yards. The Falcons have one of the better offenses in the league this year, but their defense is currently in the bottom five by giving up 387 yards per game.
Quarterback Matt Ryan has been excellent for the Falcons this season by passing for 965 yards, seven touchdowns and three interceptions. Star receiver Julio Jones has caught 23 of Ryan's passes for 365 yards and three scores.
The Vikings weren't able to score a single touchdown in their game against the New Orleans Saints on the road last Sunday and ended up losing 20-9. Minnesota could only muster 247 offensive yards in the loss while the Saints put up 396 yards against their defense.
Rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater did pretty well in his first game under center for the Viking completing 12 of his 20 passes for 150 yards while also rushing for 27 yards on six carries. Veteran wide receiver Greg Jennings has caught 12 passes this season for 132 yards and one touchdown.
Atlanta Falcons Betting Trends
Atlanta Falcons are 2-1-0 Against the Spread
Atlanta Falcons are 2-1-0 against the Over/Under
Minnesota Vikings Betting Trends
Minnesota Vikings are 1-2-0 Against the Spread
Minnesota Vikings are 0-3-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
09/23/14 WR Harry Douglas Foot "?" Sunday vs. Minnesota
09/21/14 WR Roddy White Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Minnesota
09/04/14 OT Sam Baker Knee IR
09/04/14 OT Mike Johnson Foot IR
09/04/14 S Zeke Motta Neck PUP
09/04/14 WR Drew Davis Foot PUP
09/04/14 LB Marquis Spruill Knee IR
09/04/14 LB Sean Weatherspoon Achilles IR
09/23/14 LB Dom DeCicco Hip IR
09/22/14 LB Chad Greenway Ribs "?" Sunday vs. Atlanta
09/22/14 TE Kyle Rudolph Hernia out indefinitely
09/21/14 LB Brandon Watts Knee "?" Sunday vs. Atlanta
09/21/14 QB Matt Cassel Foot out indefinitely
09/21/14 WR Rodney Smith Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Atlanta
09/21/14 QB Teddy Bridgewater None expected to start Sunday vs. Atlanta
09/18/14 WR Jerome Simpson Legal problems has been released
09/17/14 RB Adrian Peterson Legal problems out indefinitely
09/04/14 S Mistral Raymond Concussion IR
Tony's Pick: Take Atlanta
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