Sunday, October 25, 2015
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The Minnesota Vikings matchup against the Detroit Lions on Sunday at Ford Field. The opening line for this game has Minnesota as 2.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 44.
Teddy Bridgewater finished his last game with 249 yards through the air for Minnesota. He completed 17 passes out of 31 attempts for a 55% completion percentage. The Vikings were led in rushing by Adrian Peterson, who finished with 60 yards on 26 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 2 yards per carry. Stefon Diggs led the team in receiving. He had a total of 129 yards on 7 receptions for an average of 18 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game Minnesota totaled 321 yards by way of 68 plays. They rushed the ball 35 times for a total of 84 yards on the game and the Vikings totaled 16 first downs by getting 4 rushing, 10 passing and 2 by penalty.
Matthew Stafford finished his last game with 405 yards through the air for Detroit. He completed 27 passes out of 42 attempts for a 64% completion percentage. The Lions were led in rushing by Ameer Abdullah, who finished with 48 yards on 14 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. Calvin Johnson led the team in receiving. He had a total of 166 yards on 6 receptions for an average of 28 yards per catch in the game. Detroit totaled 546 yards by way of 76 plays. They rushed the ball 32 times for a total of 155 yards on the game and the Lions totaled 26 first downs by getting 6 rushing, 17 passing and 3 by penalty.
Minnesota is scoring 19 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 19 passes on 29 attempts for a 66% percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 180 yards per game through the air as well. The Vikings are averaging 126 rushing yards per game on 29 attempts per contest for an average of 4.3 yards per carry. They run 61 plays per game and average 5 yards per play for an average of 306 total yards each outing. The Vikings get 18 first downs per game and they average 54.8 penalty yards via 6.4 penalties each contest.
Minnesota allows 240 passing yards per game and 17 points per contest on defense. They give up 23 completions on 37 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 62%. The Vikings allow an average of 112 rushing yards per game on 25 carries for a 4.5 average. Minnesota gives up 352 total yards per game including 5.5 yards per play. They force 1.8 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.4 penalties per game that total 61 yards as a unit.
Detroit averages 20 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 29 passes per game on 46 attempts for a 63% percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 292 yards through the air per game thus far. The Lions rush for an average of 67 yards per contest on 20 attempts for an average of 3.4 yards per carry for the season. They run 67 plays per game and average 5.4 yards per play for an average of 359 total yards per game. The Lions are averaging 22 first downs per outing and accumulate 60.5 penalty yards via 7 penalties each game.
Detroit allows an average of 266 passing yards and 29 points per contest. They give up 23 completions on 31 attempts for a completion percentage of 74% per game. The Lions allow an average of 121 rushing yards per game on 30 carries for an average of 4 yards per carry. Detroit gives up 387 total yards per game including an average of 6.1 per play. They create an average of 1.7 turnovers per game and 7.8 penalties for 67.8 yards each game.
Minnesota Betting Trends
Minnesota is 0-5-0 against the over/under so far this season
Minnesota has an ATS record of 4-1-0 this season
Detroit Betting Trends
Detroit is 3-3-0 against the over/under so far this season
Detroit has an ATS record of 1-5-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/18/15 WR Charles Johnson Ribs "?" Sunday vs. Detroit
10/18/15 DE Everson Griffen Illness "?" Sunday vs. Detroit
10/18/15 DE Justin Trattou Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Detroit
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
10/19/15 RB Ameer Abdullah Stinger probable Sunday vs. Minnesota
10/19/15 RB Zach Zenner Ribs IR
10/18/15 TE Brandon Pettigrew Knee "?" Sunday vs. Minnesota
10/18/15 T Corey Robinson Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Minnesota
10/18/15 NT Haloti Ngata Calf "?" Sunday vs. Minnesota
10/18/15 S James Ihedigbo Quad "?" Sunday vs. Minnesota
10/14/15 LB DeAndre Levy Hip out indefinitely
10/07/15 TE Eric Ebron Knee expected to miss 2-3 weeks
10/06/15 DT Tyrunn Walker Ankle IR
09/07/15 CB Alex Carter Ankle IR - designated to return (eligible to return week 10)
Tony's Pick: Take Minnesota
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