Jacksonville Jaguars vs Minnesota Vikings Prediction, 12/6/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 13
Game: Jacksonville Jaguars vs Minnesota Vikings
Date: Sunday, December 6, 2020
Location: U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, MN
Odds/Point Spread: Minnesota -11
U.S. Bank Stadium is the site where Kirk Cousins and the Minnesota Vikings (5-6) will play the Jacksonville Jaguars (1-10) on Sunday. Minnesota opens this matchup as 11-point favorites. The total is set at 50.
The Jacksonville Jaguars come into this game with a record of 1-10 for this year. The last time they took the field they played the Cleveland Browns and lost 27-25. Mike Glennon went 20/35 with 235 yards through the air and tossed 2 TD's. He walked away with no picks. James Robinson led the team in rushing for that contest. His longest run of the day went for 27 yards and he notched 1 TD for the game. He racked up a total of 128 yards on 22 carries which had him averaging 5.8 yards per carry. Collin Johnson was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 96 yards on 4 catches. He earned an average of 24.0 yards per catch for that contest. The Jacksonville Jaguars ended up rushing 25 times and racked up 140 yards which had them averaging 5.6 yards per rush. Overall, they totaled 60 plays for 375 yards. On the day, the Jaguars earned 22 first downs and they had a total of 5 penalties for 24 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Jacksonville allowed 19 catches on 29 throws for a total of 252 yards, and a completion percentage of 66.0%. Against the run, the Jaguars allowed 207 yards on 33 carries which gave them an average of 6.3 yards per attempt allowed. Overall, they allowed a total of 459 yards and earned 1 turnover.
Regarding getting in the endzone, the Jacksonville Jaguars have an average of 20.6 points per outing. As a team they maintain an average of 101.2 yards via the ground game which has them sitting 25th in the National Football League. The Jaguars have tallied 3,645 yards in total for the year. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Jacksonville has amassed 17 touchdowns via the pass and 8 rushing touchdowns. The Jaguars are ranked 30th in the NFL when it comes to the opposition scoring, allowing 29.5 PPG. They are allowing an average of 4.5 yards per rush and 136.2 rushing yards per game over the course of this year. In total, they have given up 1,498 running yards through 11 games. In terms of passing yards, the Jaguars have conceded 3,074 yards which puts them in 29th in the league. During their 11 games played, they have conceded 279.5 yards per game via the pass as well as giving up a completion percentage of 69.8%. During this campaign, they have allowed 415.6 yards per outing which puts them 31st in the league.
The Vikings step onto the field holding a record of 5-6 this season. In their last game they played the Carolina Panthers and won 28-27. Dalvin Cook led the team in rushing for the game. He broke a long run for 14 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He racked up a total of 61 yards via 18 carries which means he ran for an average of 3.4 yards per run. Bisi Johnson was the receiving yardage leader by earning 74 yards on 7 receptions. He earned an average of 10.6 yards per reception for the game. Kirk Cousins went 34/45 with 307 yards passing and added 3 touchdowns. He ended the game without an interception. The Minnesota Vikings ended up running the ball 24 times and racked up a total of 96 yards earning them an average of 4.0 yards per rush. For the contest, the Vikings had a total of 26 1st downs and they totaled 8 infractions for 52 yards. In all, they ran 71 plays which added up to 387 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, Minnesota gave up 19 catches on 36 tries totaling 267 yards, and a completion percentage of 53.0%. On the day, they allowed a total of 374 yards and forced 1 takeaway. Against the run, the Vikings gave up 107 yards on 28 attempts which gave them an average of 3.8 yards per run allowed.
When looking at putting points on the board, the Vikings are ranked 13th in the league holding an average of 26.5 points per game. During this campaign so far, the Vikings have a total of 2,655 passing yards as well as an average of 241.4 throwing yards per outing, ranking them 17th in the league. They are averaging 145.7 yards per game on the ground and have toted the ball for 1,603 yards in total. The Minnesota Vikings are averaging 387.1 yards per outing which has them ranked 7th in the NFL. The Vikings rank 27th in the NFL regarding team defense, allowing 27.7 points per game. The opposition is running for an average of 4.3 yards per rushing attempt and 120.7 rushing yards per contest for the season. During this campaign, they have allowed 1,328 yards on the ground through 11 games. Regarding yards through the air, the Vikings have surrendered 2,874 yards which puts them in 23rd in football. In their 11 games, they have surrendered 261.3 yards per game through the air as well as allowing a completion percentage of 65.4%. Over the course of this year, they are conceding 382.0 yards/outing which puts them 23rd in the league.
Who will win tonight's Jaguars/Vikings NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Jaguars +11
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