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minnesota vikings vs kansas city chiefs prediction & betting tips 10/8/2023 sport preview

Minnesota Vikings vs Kansas City Chiefs Prediction & Betting Tips 10/8/2023

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Minnesota Vikings vs Kansas City Chiefs 10/8/2023:
  • Take the Chiefs on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Vikings (+4)
  • Our NFL model projects 49 points, and we suggest taking the under

Minnesota Vikings vs Kansas City Chiefs Preview

On Sunday, October 8th at 4:25 PM ET, the Minnesota Vikings and Kansas City Chiefs face off at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, MN. CBS will carry the TV coverage for the game.

Kansas City is set to take on the Vikings in this non-conference matchup, and they are favored by 4 on the road. Read on for my thoughts and betting angles. Check out BetCoco for Minnesota Vikings – Kansas City Chiefs odds

Minnesota Vikings vs Kansas City Chiefs Head-to-Head and Key Stats

Over their previous five games against the Vikings, the Chiefs have put together a record of 3-2. When looking back over the last ten head to head meetings between the Chiefs and Vikings, the Chiefs hold the edge with an ATS record of 5-3-1.

  • When looking at their past three road matchups, Kansas City has an ATS record of 2-1 while averaging 26 per game. The team went 3-0 overall in these games.
  • In their last three home games, Minnesota has averaged 26 points per game while allowing 20. The team’s record in this stretch was 2-1 while going 2-0-1 vs. the spread.
  • Going back to their last three games as the underdog, the Vikings have a straight up record of 0-3. But, their mark vs the spread was just 0-2-1.
  • Through their last three games as the favorite, the Chiefs have an ATS record of 2-1 and a straight up mark of 3-0.

Minnesota Vikings vs Kansas City Chiefs Prediction

Leading up to their matchup with the Vikings, the Chiefs are 3-1. They currently sit 1st in the AFC-West and are in 1st place in the AFC. Thus far, the Chiefs have a 2-2 record against the spread. It’s worth noting that they have been favored in each of their games. Kansas City has an over/under record of 2-2 so far this year. Their average over/under betting line stands at 48.1 points, and their games have averaged a combined 40.2 points per game.

Offensively, the Chiefs have an average of 25.2 points per game, which positions them 9th in the NFL. In terms of yards allowed, the Chiefs are 8th in the league while giving up 294.5 yards per contest. Kansas City’s defense has allowed 15 points per game, placing them 4th in the NFL.

Taking a glance at the NFC-North standings, the Vikings are 3rd with a record of 1-3. Within the NFC, Minnesota is currently in 12th place as they enter week 5. In terms of the spread, the Vikings hold a record of 1-2-1. This has come on an average scoring margin of -1.2. With an over/under record of 1-3, the Vikings come in with an average margin of -1.9 relative to their over/under lines. Their games have consistently averaged 46.2 points per game.

The Minnesota offense is currently ranked 15th in the league, averaging 22.5 points per contest. The Minnesota defense has three takeaways this season, positioning them 9th in the NFL. Overall, they are at 23.8 points per game allowed and giving up an average of 344.8 yards.

With a 4-point advantage on the spread, our projections favor the Chiefs to secure a 26-23 victory. Our analytics have assigned Kansas City a 60% chance of defeating the Vikings.

Minnesota Vikings vs Kansas City Chiefs Betting Tips

  • Take the Chiefs on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Vikings (+4)
  • Our NFL model projects 49 points, and we suggest taking the under

Minnesota Vikings Injury Report

  • Chris Reed – Lower Leg (Out)
  • Garrett Bradbury – Back (Questionable)
  • Olisaemeka Udoh – Quad (Out)
  • Lewis Cine – Hamstring (Questionable)
  • Jalen Nailor – Hamstring (Out)
  • Kene Nwangwu – Back (Out)
  • James Lynch – Knee (Out)
  • Marcus Davenport – Ankle (Questionable)
  • Josh Metellus – Shoulder (Questionable)
  • Brian Asamoah II – Toe (Questionable)
  • Nick Mullens – Back (Questionable)
  • Malik Knowles – Undisclosed (Out)

Kansas City Chiefs Injury Report

  • Jack Cochrane – Calf (Probable)
  • L’Jarius Sneed – Knee (Probable)
  • Kadarius Toney – Toe (Probable)
  • George Karlaftis – Knee (Probable)
  • Chris Jones – Groin (Probable)
  • Matt Dickerson – Knee (Questionable)
  • Drue Tranquill – Wrist (Probable)
  • Nazeeh Johnson – Knee (Out)
  • Prince Tega Wanogho – Quad (Out)
  • Nick Bolton – Ankle (Questionable)
  • Jaylen Watson – Shoulder (Questionable)
  • Jody Fortson – Shoulder (Out)
  • Charles Omenihu – Suspension (Out)
  • Richie James – Knee (Out)


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