Washington Redskins at Minnesota Vikings Free NFL Picks & Week 9 Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 10/28/2014
Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 1:00 PM on FOX
TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis
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On Sunday afternoon, the Washington Redskins (3-5) will go on the road to take on the Minnesota Vikings (3-5). Both of their defenses are currently in the top 10 in the NFL against the pass.
On Monday night, the Redskins were able to pull off an upset by beating the Dallas Cowboys 20-17 in overtime. Third-string quarterback Colt McCoy was able to throw for 299 yards in that win and he ran for one touchdown.
The Redskins are currently seventh in the league with 391.9 yards per game, but they have only been able to score 21.4 points per game. Wide receiver DeSean Jackson has caught 39 passes and has a team-high 664 yards with three touchdowns. Linebacker Ryan Kerrigan has 35 tackles through eight games with 7.5 sacks and two forced fumbles.
The Vikings allowed the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to come back and force overtime in their game on Sunday, but they scored on a fumble return in the extra period and won 19-13. Minnesota's defense held Tampa Bay to just 66 rushing yards in that game and they forced two turnovers.
The Vikings have only been able to gain 312 total yards per game this season and they are scoring just 17.4 points per game. Rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater has completed 60 percent of his throws for 1,053 yards, two touchdowns and five interceptions. Running back Jerick McKinnon leads the team in rushing with 392 yards, but he has yet to score his first touchdown.
Washington Redskins Betting Trends
Washington Redskins are 3-5-0 Against the Spread
Washington Redskins are 4-4-0 against the Over/Under
Minnesota Vikings Betting Trends
Minnesota Vikings are 4-4-0 Against the Spread
Minnesota Vikings are 2-6-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
10/27/14 QB Robert Griffin III Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Minnesota
10/24/14 LB Akeem Jordan Knee IR
10/22/14 LB Brian Orakpo Pectoral IR
09/28/14 CB DeAngelo Hall Achilles IR
09/23/14 WR Jerry Rice Jr. Shoulder IR
09/10/14 NT Barry Cofield Ankle IR- designated return
09/04/14 NT Chris Neild Knee IR
09/04/14 DB Courtney Bridgett Jr. Shoulder IR
09/04/14 LB Darryl Sharpton Ankle IR
10/27/14 WR Cordarrelle Patterson Ankle probable Sunday vs. Washington
10/26/14 LB Gerald Hodges Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Washington
10/26/14 G Vladimir Ducasse Knee "?" Sunday vs. Washington
09/24/14 OL Brandon Fusco Pectoral IR
09/23/14 LB Dom DeCicco Hip IR
09/22/14 TE Kyle Rudolph Hernia out indefinitely
09/21/14 QB Matt Cassel Foot IR
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
Josh's Pick: Take Minnesota
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