The Detroit Lions will travel to U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday afternoon to take on the Minnesota Vikings in an NFC North showdown. The Lions are 0-4 this season and are coming off a 24-14 road loss to the Chicago Bears where quarterback Jared Goff had a decent game going 24-of-38 for 299 yards with a pair of touchdowns. The Vikings are not far ahead with a 1-3 record and are coming off a 14-7 home loss against the Cleveland Browns. Quarterback Kirk Cousins struggled as he went 20-of-38 for 203 yards with a touchdown and an interception. These teams play two times per season as they are divisional opponents and the Vikings won both games last season but by a combined 16 points. Let’s take a deeper dive into the matchup to determine where we should be leaning in this game..
Cooking Up the Running Game
Minnesota: 40-17 ATS in their last 57 games coming off a loss
Minnesota: 10-4-1 ATS in their last 15 October games.
- Detroit: 1-5 ATS in their last 6 road games
- Detroit: 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games as a road underdog ..