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Minnesota Vikings vs Green Bay Packers Prediction & Betting Tips 12/31/2023

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Minnesota Vikings vs Green Bay Packers 12/31/2023:
  • Take the Vikings on the moneyline
  • The Vikings should also cover at -1.5
  • Our NFL model projects 45 points, and we suggest taking the under

Minnesota Vikings vs Green Bay Packers Preview

On Sunday, December 31st at 8:20 ET, the Minnesota Vikings will host the Green Bay Packers. Television coverage for this week 17 NFL matchup at U.S. Bank Stadium will be on NBC.

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Minnesota Vikings vs Green Bay Packers Head-to-Head and Key Stats

In the two head-to-head matchups last season, the Packers and Vikings each picked up one win apiece. The Packers and Vikings split their games vs. the spread last season. Together they combined to average 44 points per contest and finished with an over/under mark of 1-1. The Vikings had the edge in terms of offensive yards last season, averaging 370.5 yards of offense compared to the Packers at 326.5.

The last three times that the Vikings have faced off vs. the Packers as the favorite, they have gone 2-1. In the last three games as the favorite against the Packers, the Vikings have put together a 2-1 vs. the spread.

Minnesota Vikings vs Green Bay Packers Prediction

In 15 games, the Packers have a 7-8 record. This has them situated 3rd in the NFC-North and 10th in the NFC. The Packers have put together an above .500 record versus the spread this season, currently at 7-8. Their average scoring margin for this season is +0.1. This season, the Packers have an over/under record of 9-6. Their average over/under betting line so far is 41.8 points with their games averaging a combined 44.3 points per contest.

Green Bay’s offense comes in the game as the 11th in scoring at 22.2 PPG. In the first half, the Packers have struggled with an average of 8.8 points. The Green Bay defense has 16 takeaways this season, positioning them 10th in the NFL. Overall, they are at 22.1 points per game allowed and giving up an average of 352.9 yards.

At 7-8, the Vikings are 8th in the NFC and 2nd in the NFC-North. This will be Minnesota’s 8th home game this season, where they have gone 2-5 compared to 5-3 on the road. The Vikings’ current scoring margin for the season stands at +1, contributing to their ATS record of 7-5-3. Looking at their over/under lines, the Vikings have seen an average line of 44.6 points. Their games have averaged 40.9 points per game, resulting in an over/under record of 5-10.

For this season, the Minnesota offense has an average of 20.9 points per game, placing them at 19th in the league. In terms of turnovers, the Minnesota defense has 21 takeaways, which is 6th in the NFL. Overall, they are giving up 19.9 points per game and 320.9 yards.

Our projections indicate that the Vikings should come out top with a projected score of 24-21. According to our advanced model, the Vikings have a 59% probability of winning this matchup.

Minnesota Vikings vs Green Bay Packers Betting Tips

  • Take the Vikings on the moneyline
  • The Vikings should also cover at -1.5
  • Our NFL model projects 45 points, and we suggest taking the under

Minnesota Vikings Injury Report

  • T.J. Hockenson – Knee (Out)
  • Byron Murphy Jr. – Knee (Questionable)
  • Olisaemeka Udoh – Quad (Out)
  • Cam Akers – Achilles (Out)
  • James Lynch – Knee (Out)
  • D.J. Wonnum – Quadriceps (Out)
  • Dean Lowry – Pectoral (Out)
  • Kirk Cousins – Achilles (Out)
  • Brian O’Neill – Ankle (Questionable)
  • Marcus Davenport – Ankle (Out)
  • Malik Knowles – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Mekhi Blackmon – Shoulder (Questionable)
  • Jalen Nailor – Concussion (Questionable)
  • Jordan Addison – Ankle (Questionable)

Green Bay Packers Injury Report

  • Emanuel Wilson – Shoulder (Questionable)
  • Luke Musgrave – Kidney (Questionable)
  • Jayden Reed – Toe/chest (Questionable)
  • Robert Rochell – Neck (Questionable)
  • Dontayvion Wicks – Chest (Questionable)
  • Luke Tenuta – Ankle (Questionable)
  • Darnell Savage – Shoulder (Questionable)
  • Tyler Davis – Knee (Out)
  • De’Vondre Campbell – Neck (Questionable)
  • David Bakhtiari – Knee (Out)

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