Sunday, November 13, 2016
For Updated Odds on This Game Click Here
The Minnesota Vikings take on the Washington Redskins on Sunday, November 13, 2016 at FedExField. The opening line for this game has Washington as 1.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 42. The Vikings are 5-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-6-0. The Redskins have an over/under record of 6-2-0 and they are 5-3-0 against the spread.
Free $60 in Member NFL Picks No Obligation Click Here
Sam Bradford finished with 273 yards through the air for Minnesota last week. He completed 31 passes out of 40 attempts for a 78% completion percentage. The Vikings were led in rushing by Ronnie Hillman, who finished with 30 yards on 7 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Stefon Diggs was the team leader in receiving with a total of 80 yards and 13 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 6 yards per reception. As a team in that game Minnesota got a total of 22 first downs. Of those first downs, 7 came on the ground while 13 came through the air. They ran 67 total plays for 337 yards for the game. The Vikings ran for 78 yards on 25 attempts.
Kirk Cousins finished with 458 yards passing for Washington last week. He went 38 for 56, resulting in a 68% completion percentage. The Redskins were led on the ground by Rob Kelley, who finished with 87 yards on 21 carries. He ended the game with an average of 4 yards per rush. Jamison Crowder led the team in receiving with 107 yards and 9 catches. He finished the game with an average of 12 yards per reception. Washington had 30 first downs total. 2 came from running the ball and 24 came from a pass. They ran 88 total plays for 546 yards for the contest. The Redskins ran for 100 yards on 31 carries as a team.
Minnesota scores 19 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 26th in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 23 passes on 35 attempts for a 66% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 226 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 27th in the league. The Vikings run for an average of 73 yards per game on 27 attempts for an average of 2.7 yards per carry. That ranks them 31st in the league. They also run 64 plays per contest and average 4.7 yards per play for an average of 299 yards per game, ranking their offense 32nd overall this season. The Vikings average 18 first downs per game which ranks them 31st in the NFL. They accumulate 59 penalty yards per game via 6.6 penalties, which ranks 27th in the league.
Minnesota allows 206 passing yards per game, ranking 4th, and they allow 16 points per contest on defense, which ranks 1st. They give up 21 completions on 37 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 57%. The Vikings allow 93 rushing yards per game on 23 carries for an average of 4 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 8th in the NFL. Minnesota allows 299 total yards per game including 4.8 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 2nd in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 5.6 penalties for 45.1 yards per game, ranking them 2nd among NFL teams.
Washington averages 23 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 14th in the league. In the passing department, they complete 27 passes per game on 40 attempts for a 68% completion percentage. They throw for 299 yards through the air per game, ranking them 3rd. The Redskins run for an average of 112 yards per game on 25 attempts for an average of 4.5 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 14th on the ground. They also run 66 plays per game and average 6.2 yards per play for a total of 410 yards per game, ranking them 4th in the league on offense. The Redskins get an average of 23 first downs per game, which ranks 4th. They average 62.2 penalty yards per game via 8.2 penalties, ranking them 4th in the NFL.
Washington allows an average of 246 passing yards per game, which ranks 16th in the league. Their defense overall allows 24 points per contest, which has them ranked 19th. They give up 24 completions on 36 attempts for a completion percentage of 67% per game. The Redskins allow 124 rushing yards per contest on 26 carries for a 4.8 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 26th in the NFL. Washington allows 370 total yards per game for an average of 5.8 yards per play, which ranks 22nd in the league. They force 7.6 penalties for 80.4 yards in each contest, ranking 25th.
Minnesota Betting Trends
Minnesota is 2-6-0 against the over/under this season
Minnesota has an ATS record of 5-3-0 this season
Washington Betting Trends
Washington is 6-2-0 against the over/under this season
Washington has an ATS record of 5-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/08/16 CB Captain Munnerlyn Leg injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Washington
11/06/16 G Alex Boone Head "?" Sunday vs. Washington
11/06/16 LB Eric Kendricks Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Washington
11/06/16 CB Marcus Sherels Ankle injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Washington
11/06/16 C Zac Kerin Hand "?" Sunday vs. Washington
11/06/16 TE MyCole Pruitt Leg "?" Sunday vs. Washington
10/11/16 OT Andre Smith Elbow IR
09/23/16 DT Sharrif Floyd Knee out indefinitely
09/21/16 T Matt Kalil Hip IR
09/19/16 RB Adrian Peterson Knee IR
08/31/16 T Mike Harris Undisclosed PUP
08/30/16 QB Teddy Bridgewater Knee IR
08/11/16 QB Taylor Heinicke Foot out indefinitely
11/07/16 TE Niles Paul Shoulder IR
11/06/16 WR DeSean Jackson Head probable Sunday vs. Minnesota
11/06/16 S Duke Ihenacho Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Minnesota
11/06/16 S Will Blackmon Thumb "?" Sunday vs. Minnesota
11/06/16 RB Matt Jones Knee "?" Sunday vs. Minnesota
11/06/16 T Morgan Moses Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Minnesota
11/01/16 T Trent Williams Suspension expected to miss the next 4 games
10/21/16 WR Josh Doctson Achilles IR
10/05/16 S David Bruton Jr. Concussion IR
09/28/16 C Kory Lichtensteiger Calf IR
09/26/16 S DeAngelo Hall Knee IR
09/21/16 NT Kedric Golston Hamstring IR
08/31/16 TE Derek Carrier Knee PUP
08/31/16 RB Keith Marshall Elbow IR
07/26/16 LB Junior Galette Achilles IR
Tony's Pick: Take Washington -1.5
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Tony Sink