From NFC North divisional action on Sunday the Minnesota Vikings will travel to play the Green Bay Packers in an NFL pro football game. Kick off time from Green Bay is scheduled for 1PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by FOX.
The odds opened up in this NFL game with the home team Green Bay Packers favored by -10 points with an over under line of 47 points. Early money has landed on the side of the road underdog as Green Bay is now favored by -9 points. The total has moved down a ½ point to 46 ½ points.
This is the first of two regular season meetings between the Packers and Vikings. Last year the Packers won both meetings with each team covering the point spread in their home game. Both games went over the total. NFL Trend: Green Bay Packers are 2-0 ATS in their past two home games against the Minnesota Vikings
Minnesota falls to 6-5 on the season after a 28-10 road defeat last week to the Chicago Bears as a +6 ½ point underdog. The total came in at under 38 ½ points. The Vikings fell behind 25-3 at the half in the loss. Their offense produced 258 yards with 114 from their ground game for over 5 ½ yards a carry. They turn the ball over three times and take two away from the Bears. Christian Ponder hit on 22 of 42 throws for 159 yards with a touchdown and pick. The second year starter has 13 touchdowns and 9 picks on the season. Minnesota allowed the Bears offense to put up 296 yards with 113 coming by way of the run for 3 yards per attempt. The Vikings has struggled with their passing offense with just 186 yards thrown per game ranking 30th in the NFL. They are tied with Tampa Bay and Seattle for the sixth and final playoff spot entering play on Sunday.
Green Bay falls to 7-4 this year with a 38-10 road defeat on Sunday Night Football to the New York Giants as a +3 point underdog. The game landed under the total of 50 points. The Packers were out of it early falling behind 31-10 at the half. Their offense pushed across 317 yards with 116 from their run attack for 4 ½ yards per carry. They had two turnovers and took none from the Giants. Aaron Rodgers completed 14 of 25 throws for 219 yards with a touchdown and pick. Rodgers has 28 touchdowns and 7 picks on the season. The Green Bay defense allowed the Giants to put up 390 yards with 147 from the run game for over 4 ½ yards a carry. The Packers fell one game behind the Bears in the NFC North and are the fifth seed currently in the NFC. The Packers weakness is their pass defense but the Vikings are weak in pass offense.