Sunday, October 4, 2015
Sports Authority Field
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The Minnesota Vikings take on the Denver Broncos on Sunday at Sports Authority Field. The opening line for this game has Denver as 6.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 44.
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Teddy Bridgewater finished his last game with 121 yards through the air for Minnesota. He completed 13 passes out of 24 attempts for a 54% completion percentage. Adrian Peterson led the Vikings in rushing with 126 yards. He averaged 6 yards per carry on his 20 rushing attempts for the game. Mike Wallace led the team in receiving. He had a total of 49 yards on 3 receptions for an average of 16 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game Minnesota got a total of 18 first downs by way of 8 rushing, 8 passing, and 2 by penalty. They ran 55 total plays for 284 yards for the game. The Vikings ran for 163 yards on 31 attempts.
Peyton Manning finished his last game with 324 yards through the air for Denver. He completed 31 passes out of 42 attempts for a 74% completion percentage. C.J. Anderson led the Broncos in rushing with 18 yards. He averaged 2 yards per carry on his 8 rushing attempts for the game. Demaryius Thomas led the team in receiving. He had a total of 92 yards on 9 receptions for an average of 10 yards per catch in the game. Denver got a total of 19 first downs by way of 3 rushing, 14 passing, and 2 by penalty. They ran 62 total plays for 354 yards for the game. The Broncos ran for 41 yards on 19 attempts.
Minnesota is averaging 20 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 17 passes per game on 25 attempts for a 68% percent completion percentage and average 150 yards in the passing department per game. The Vikings are averaging 144 rushing yards per game on 30 attempts per contest for an average of 4.8 yards per carry. They also run 57 plays per contest and average 5.2 yards per play for an average of 294 yards per game. The Vikings are averaging 18 first downs per game and they accumulate 53.7 penalty yards per game via 6 penalties.
Minnesota gives up 17 points per contest and an average of 243 passing yards each game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 25 completed passes on 40 attempts for a completion percentage of 63%. The Vikings allow 119 rushing yards per game on 28 carries for a 4.3 average per play. Minnesota allows 362 total yards per game including 5.2 yards per play. They force 2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7 penalties for 56.7 yards per game.
Denver is putting 25 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 27 passes per game on 42 attempts for a 64% percent completion percentage and average 234 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Broncos rush for an average of 57 yards per contest on 22 attempts for an average of 2.6 yards per carry for the season. They also run 67 plays per game and average 4.3 yards per play for a total of 291 yards per game. The Broncos get an average of 19 first downs per game and they average 74.7 penalty yards per game via 8.3 penalties.
Denver surrenders 16 points per game and 176 passing yards each outing on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 22 completed passes per game on 34 attempts for a completion percentage of 65%. The Broncos allow 83 rushing yards per contest on 23 carries for a 3.6 average per rush. Denver allows 259 total yards per game for an average of 4.2 yards per play. They force 3.3 turnovers per contest and 7 penalties for 50 yards in each contest.
Minnesota Betting Trends
Minnesota is 0-3-0 against the over/under so far this season
Minnesota has an ATS record of 2-1-0 this season
Denver Betting Trends
Denver is 1-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
Denver has an ATS record of 3-0-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/27/15 WR Charles Johnson Hamstring injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Denver
09/27/15 DE Justin Trattou Ankle injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Denver
09/27/15 CB Xavier Rhodes Concussion injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Denver
09/10/15 C John Sullivan Back IR - designated to return
09/04/15 CB Josh Robinson Pectoral PUP
08/16/15 T Phil Loadholt Achilles IR
09/27/15 RB C.J. Anderson Head injured last game, probable Sunday vs. Minnesota
09/27/15 RB Juwan Thompson Neck injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Minnesota
09/27/15 CB Kayvon Webster Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Minnesota
09/27/15 DE Kenny Anunike Knee "?" Sunday vs. Minnesota
09/27/15 S Omar Bolden Foot "?" Sunday vs. Minnesota
09/04/15 DT Marvin Austin Groin IR
09/03/15 DE Derek Wolfe Suspension expected to miss first 4 games of regular season
05/29/15 OT Ryan Clady Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Minnesota
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