Detroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings - 10/20/19 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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Detroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings

Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 12:00 PM (Ford Field)

MIN -1.5 O/U 45

TV: FOX

The Vikings are heading into the game here with a great win in their last game. The Vikings were able to play well enough in their last game picked up a win over the Eagles. The defense for the Vikings managed to show up decent in the game by giving up only 20 points in the game. The team, though, ended up having a major offensive flurry which showed the team getting 38 points.

With the Vikings the team has been able to get a total of 25 points on the year. The team has ended up getting a total of 229 yards a game in the air and have ran the ball for 159 yards per game. The defense for the Viking has given up 15.5 points a game. The team has allowed 241 yards a game in the air and allowed 92 yards a game on the ground.

For the Lions they are definitely looking good on the year. The downside is the Lions are looking to pick up a win in the game here after getting bounced down from a loss to the Packers. The game against the Packers was very disappointing as it looked like the Lions had a game that was a winner, but ended up faltering to the point that they ended up losing the game because of defensive short comings.

This season the Lions have managed to score at a clip of 23.8 points a game. The team has thrown the ball for 277 yards a game, but have ran the ball for 108 yards a game. The Lions have given up 23.6 points a game on the ground. The Lions have allowed 292 yards a game in the air and have managed to keep the opponents on the ground by giving up 134 yards a game.

The Vikings are definitely a team that can play great football and that will show up in this game. The Lions may have a slightly better defense, but the Lions are coming into the game here with a defense that has shown they can be broken late in the games and that is what happens again. Final Score Prediction, Minnesota Vikings win and cover 24-21.

Ben’s Pick Minnesota Vikings -1.5

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.