Minnesota Vikings VS Detroit Lions

NFL Pro Football 01:00 PM EST

Saturday

12/08/2019

FOX

Spread: Minnesota Vikings -13.5

Over/Under: 43.5

Detroit Lions vs Minnesota Vikings 12/8/2019 Picks Predictions Previews

Detroit Lions vs Minnesota Vikings 12/8/2019 Picks Predictions Previews

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The Detroit Lions fell into a 5-game losing slump after they lost its 5th consecutive match to the visiting Chicago Bears to a score of 20-24 at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan last week. Lions Rookie QB David Blough last effort for a win vanished with a sack to make a misdirected pass intercepted by Jackson of Chicago. The Lions chances for a playoff berth will be in jeopardy with another lose come Sunday afternoon against the Vikings at the US Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Lions are 4th at 3-8 in the NFC North Division.

Detroit is at 30th place in the NFL goal-to-go situations with four touchdowns in nine chances. QB David Blough connected 22 of his 38 throws for 280 yards and a couple of passing touchdowns but got one of his passes picked by the Bears. RB Bo Scarbrough dashed for a total of 83 yards over 21 totes while WR Kenny Golladay grabbed 4 passes for 158 yards in the lost match to Chicago. Detroit is 0-5 SU kin its last 5 matches and 1-4 SU in its last 5 games vs the Vikings.

Detroit Lions vs Minnesota Vikings Predictions 12/8/2019

The Minnesota Vikings were cruising along with two successive victories over the Dallas Cowboys (28-24) at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas and to the Denver Broncos (27-23) at home. Until the Seattle Seahawks pummeled them to a score of 37-30 at the Centurylink field in Seattle, Washington last week. Seattle took over the top spot of the NFC West when they brought down the Vikings. Minnesota QB Kirk Cousins could not connect a pass to TE Irv Smith on 4th and 3 with 2:31 left in regulation while Kicker Jason Myers 36 yard field goal drew the final tally in the lost match from the Seahawks. The Vikings are on 2nd place in the NFC North.

Minnesota is averaging 33 ppg in the past couple of weeks on a running game by RB Dalvin Cook as QB Kirk Cousins moving target. Cousins made 6 touchdown passes with a picked throw over the Eagles and the Giants. Cousins completed 22 of 38 throws for 276 yards with 2 touchdowns passed and a throw intercepted by the Seahawks. Cook scuttled for a total of 29 rushing yards on 9 handles for a touchdown while WR Laquon Treadwell caught a single pass for 58 yards in the lost match to Seattle. Minnesota is 5-0 SU in its last 5 matches at home and 4 out of its 5 last games went over the totals on the season.

Detroit Lions vs Minnesota Vikings. The NFL pick for this game is Minnesota Vikings -13.5. Minnesota defeated the Lions on their home field last October 20 with Matthew Stafford as quarterback to a score of 42-30. This game will have a rookie QB on his first starting role on the road. The Lions are on the loose without a noose and is a bad sign for Detroit. The Vikings will have a blowout victory in this match to a score of 36-21.

Detroit Lions Key Player Injuries:

Matthew Stafford QB Hip is downgraded to doubtful Sunday vs Minnesota

Austin Bryant DE Hip is doubtful Sunday vs Minnesota

Jermaine Kearse WR Leg IR

Kerryon Johnson RB Knee IR

Nick Bawden RB Knee IR

Jeff Driskel QB Hamstring IR

Jamal Agnew CB Ankle is “?” Sunday vs Minnesota

Rashaan Melvin CB Ribs is “?” Sunday vs Minnesota

Da’Shawn Hand DE Ankle is downgraded to OUT Sunday vs Minnesota

Chris Lacy WR Leg PUP

T.J. HockensonTE Ankle is out for season

Minnesota Vikings Key Player Injuries:

Linval Joseph DT Knee is upgraded to probable Sunday vs Detroit

Dalvin Cook RB Shoulder left last game, is upgraded to probable Sunday vs Detroit

Xavier Rhodes CB Back is upgraded to probable Sunday vs Detroit

Riley Reiff T Concussion is “?” Sunday vs Detroit

Adam Thielen WR Hamstring is downgraded to doubtful Sunday vs Detroit

Ben Gedeon LB Concussion IR

Chad Beebe WR Ankle IR

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NFL Starting Time: 1:00 PM EST

Location: U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, MN

Date: December 8, 2019

TV: FOX

NFL Odds: Minnesota Vikings -13.5

NFL Totals Odds: 43.5

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