Minnesota Vikings vs. Kansas City Chiefs
Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 1:23 PM (Arrowhead Stadium)
Minnesota Vikings -2.5 . Total 48.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Minnesota Vikings take their winning record of (6-2) on the road to Arrowhead Stadium, to pay a visit to the Kansas City Chiefs (5-3). The Vikings enjoyed a 19-9 win over the Washington Redskins in their last game. The Chiefs enter this home matchup after falling to the Green Bay Packers 31-24.
In the win over the Redskins, Kirt Cousins was 23/26 for 285 yds, with no TD's or INT's. Dalvin Cook led the backfield with 98 yds rushing on 23 carries and a touchdown. Stefon Diggs was Cousins go to in the game, Cook had 7 receptions for 143 yds. Vikings kicker Dan Bailey had a successful day, making all 4 of his field goals. Bailey had a long of 50 yds. The Vikings out gained the Redskins 434 to 216. The defense forced 2 Redskins turnovers.
Patrick Mahomes who was out in the loss to the Packers is also expected to miss this week's contest as well. Chiefs backup quarterback Matt Moore was 24/36 for 267 yds, while throwing 2 touchdowns and no picks. The Chiefs backfield combined to rush for 88 yds on 20 carries and a score. Travis Kelce added 4 receptions for 63 yds and a touchdown. The Chiefs were out gained by the Packers 374-337 in the game. Defensively, the Chiefs did not force any Green Bay turnovers.
Recent Betting Trends:
Vikings are 4-0 ATS following a ATS loss.
Vikings are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games on grass.
The under is 6-1 in Vikings last 7 road games.
Chiefs are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games.
Chiefs are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall.
The over is 4-1 in the Chiefs last 5 home games.
There are some key injuries that play a roll in this matchup and out come. The Vikings have been without Adam Thielen, who has battled a hamstring injury recently. Thielen is listed as probable for this game. The Chiefs have been and more then likely will be without Mahomes for this game too. With Mahomes more then likely out, I like the Vikings in this road contest. The Vikings defense has been very solid all year, averaging 16.5 points against. The Vikings are red hot right now, winners of 4 straight and I don't see their winning streak ending here. Final score prediction, Vikings win and cover 27-20.