Minnesota Vikings VS Oakland Raiders

NFL Football 01:00 PM EST

Friday

09/22/2019

FOX

Spread: Minnesota Vikings -8.5

Over/Under: 43.5

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Oakland Raiders vs Minnesota Vikings 9/22/2019 Picks Predictions Previews

Oakland Raiders vs Minnesota Vikings 9/22/2019 Picks Predictions Previews
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The Oakland Raiders are on their way to “The Gopher State” to clash with the Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota on Sunday. Oakland whipped the Denver Broncos (24-16) in its season opener but lost its second match to the Kansas City Chiefs with a score of 10-28. Sunday. The Raiders are 1-1 in the American Football Conference -West Division.

Oakland QB Derek Carr threw for 198 yards, a touchdown, and 2 intercepted passes. The Raiders will go out on their first road game for the season with an 8-point underdog bestowed upon them by betting stations. Carr will always be looking for TE Darren Walter as his target. Last week, RB Josh Jacobs delivered 99 rushing yards on 12 handles but had an injured groin in the process and is not sure to play this Sunday. Oakland’s defense allowed 22 points and 404 yards per outing. LB Tahir Whitehead is the best tackler in last week’s match with 13 tackles, DE Benson Mayowa made 3.5 sacks, while Safety Johnathan Abram deflected a pass. Oakland is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 matches following a straight up loss and 1-10 SU in its last 11 games away from home.

While in Vikings territory, Minnesota brought down the Atlanta Falcons in their season opener to a score of 28-12 but suffered a defeat from the Green Bay Packers (16-21) in its recent match at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Sunday. The Vikings stand at 1-1 in the National Football Conference – North Division.

Oakland Raiders vs Minnesota Vikings Predictions 9/22/2019

Minnesota QB Kirk Cousins had a dismal performance in last week’s loss against the Green Bay Packers connecting with only 14 of his 32 attempts for 230 yards and a touchdown with two critical intercepted throws he made. The Vikings attempted to rise from the deep at 21-0 and managed to run with 16 points but that critical interception thwarted the come-back. Minnesota lost the ball 4 times in the game. The scenario placed cousins in hot water with his $84 million 3-year contract in question. The Vikings are 5-1 ATS in its last 6 matches after an ATS loss and 10-4 ATS in their last 14 games scheduled in September.

Oakland Raiders vs Minnesota Vikings. The NFL pick for this game is the Minnesota Vikings -8.5 Raiders WR Dwayne Harris (ankle), DT Corey Liuget (knee), and WR JJ Nelson (ankle) are nursing their injuries and are unsure to play on Sunday. RB Isaiah Crowell (Achilles), DT Justin Ellis (knee), QB Nathan Peterman (elbow), S Johnathan Abram (rotator cuff) are on the IR list. G Richie Incognito served his suspension and may play against Minnesota. CB Nevin Lawson is on suspension in the first 4 games for performance-enhancing drugs policy violation. G Gabe Jackson is out with an MCL injury.

Minnesota CB Mackensie Alexander (Elbow), G Pat Elflein (knee), LB Ben Gedeon (groin), and CB Mike Hughes (knee) are unsure to play on Sunday pending their ailments. WR Josh Doctson is on the IR list while CB Holton NHill is on an 8-game suspension for violating the league’s rules on performance enhancing drugs. The Raiders will play without their QB Josh Jacobs that puts them in a dilemma in this match. The Vikings are 2nd in rushing while the Raiders are 12th in this category. Predicted to win this game is the Vikings to a score of 41-22.

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NFL Starting Time: 1:00 PM EST

Location: U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Date: September 22, 2019

TV: FOX

NFL Odds: Minnesota Vikings -8.5

NFL Totals Odds: 43.5

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