Minnesota Vikings at Green Bay Packers NFL Parlay 9/15/2019
Sunday, September 15, 2019
Kirk Cousins and the Minnesota Vikings go to Lambeau Field on Sunday where they'll take on the Green Bay Packers. Green Bay opens this matchup as 3.5-point favorites. The total opens at 46. The Vikings are 1-0-0 ATS and 0-1-0 when betting on the total. The Packers are 0-1-0 when wagering on the over/under and 1-0-0 against the spread.
In their last contest, the Minnesota Vikings played the Atlanta Falcons and earned the win by a score of 28-12. Leading the way at QB for the Vikings was Kirk Cousins who went 8/10 with 98 yards passing and tossed 1 TD. He ended the game with no interceptions. Dalvin Cook led the team on the ground in the game. He had a long run of 22 yards and he notched 2 TD's for the game. He rushed for a total of 111 yards on 21 carries which means he ran for an average of 5.3 yards per carry. Adam Thielen led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 43 yards on 3 catches. He notched an average of 14.3 yards per reception in the game.
The Vikings head into this matchup 1-0 for the 2019 season. In terms of scoring, they are one of the marginal teams in the league averaging 28 points per game, ranking them 12th in the league. As a unit, they have an average of 172 rushing yards per game which is 1st among NFC teams. For total yards, they currently sit at 12th in the NFC and 26th in the league with 269 yards. When it comes to getting in the endzone, the Vikings have compiled a total of 1 passing touchdown and 3 rushing touchdowns. This team is one of the more average teams in terms of scoring in the NFC North and I wouldn't expect it to change too much in this matchup.
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The Vikings have one of the best defenses in the NFL, allowing 12 points per game ranking them 3rd in the NFC. In terms of yards rushing, Minnesota is giving up 73 yards per game putting them 3rd among NFC North teams and 9th among NFL teams. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.3 yards per carry ranking them 9th in the NFC and 17th in the NFL overall. Overall, they have allowed 172 yards rushing through 1 contest. When it comes to passing yards, the Vikings have conceded 272 yards. Teams are completing 71.7% of the throws they are attempting against them and averaging 5.4 yards per try. They have conceded 2 passing touchdowns and 0 rushing touchdowns.
In the last game they played, the Green Bay Packers played the Chicago Bears and ended up getting the win by a score of 10-3. Running the show from under center for the Packers was Aaron Rodgers who went 18/30 with 203 yards passing and added 1 TD. He ended the game without an interception. Aaron Jones paced the team on the ground for the game. His longest run of the day went for 9 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He ran for 39 yards on 13 carries which gave him an average of 3.0 yards per carry. Marquez Valdes-Scantling was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 52 yards on 4 catches. He notched an average of 13.0 yards per reception for the game.
The Packers step onto the field holding a record of 1-0. Green Bay is having a year to forget in the ground game by averaging 47 rushing yards per contest, which has them at 27th in the league. As a team, they have compiled a total of 47 yards rushing through 1 contest, so they are going to want to make some changes to the ground game if they want to make teams respect them. The Packers average 213 yards per contest overall putting them 31st in the NFL and 16th in the NFC. When looking at their ability to score points, the Packers sit in 3rd in the NFC North and 30th out of all the teams in the league with an average of 10 points per game.
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The Packers are giving up 3 points per game which puts them at 1st in the NFC North and 2nd in the league. Their passing defense is one of the middling groups in the NFL. They are allowing 208 passing yards per contest. For yards through the air allowed per game, the Packers are currently ranked 6th in the NFC. They have conceded 0 passing TDs this season. When it comes to points allowed, they have allowed 3 points in total. In regard to yards on the ground, they are giving up 46 yards per contest ranking them 5th in the NFL and 1st in the NFC North. This season, they have conceded 46 yards rushing and 0 rushing TDs.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Packers -3.5 and over 46 total points
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