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NFL: Vikings vs. Las Vegas Raiders Prediction 12/10/2023

The Minnesota Vikings (6-6) travel to face off against the Las Vegas Raiders (5-7) on Sunday, December 10th. This game will be played at Allegiant Stadium in Allegiant Stadium and televised on FOX. Both the Vikings and Raiders will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Kickoff is scheduled for 4:05 ET.

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The Vikings Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

This week, the Vikings will look to bounce back from a 12-10 loss to the Bears. With the 2 point loss to the Bears, the Vikings also took a loss vs. the spread as 3-point favorites.

Offensively, Joshua Dobbs finished with 185 passing yards while completing 68% of his passes. On the ground, the Vikings rushed the ball 17 times for 73 yards. The team converted 2 of 9 third-down opportunites.

On the defensive side of the ball, the Vikings gave up 317 yards of total offense to Chicago. 118 of these yards came on the ground, while the team’s secondary gave up 199 yards on 37 attempts.

This season, the Vikings hold the 2nd position in the NFC-North with an overall record of 6-6. In non-conference games, they have a record of 0-3, and in NFC action, they are 6-3.

The Vikings’ have a scoring margin of +1.8 this season, which has led to an ATS record of 7-4-1. Minnesota games this season have averaged 42.1 points, which is 20th in the NFL. Their over/under record is 3-9, with an average OU line of 45 points.

Vikings Injury Report

  • Kirk Cousins – Achilles (Out)
  • Jordan Hicks – Lower Leg (Out)
  • Dean Lowry – Pectoral (Out)
  • Olisaemeka Udoh – Quad (Out)
  • Marcus Davenport – Ankle (Out)
  • James Lynch – Knee (Out)
  • Cam Akers – Achilles (Out)
  • Malik Knowles – Undisclosed (Out)

The Raiders Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

In their most recent matchup, the Raiders welcomed the Chiefs to their home turf. But they suffered a 31-17 loss. In addition to their 14-point loss, the Raiders also suffered a setback in their ATS record. They were 9-point underdogs at the start of the game.

Against the Chiefs, the Raiders ran the ball 23 times, with Josh Jacobs as the top rusher, gaining 110 yards. Aidan O’Connell attempted 33 passes, amassing 248 yards and a passer rating of 101.

The Raiders defense is coming off a game in which they were solid up front, giving up only 69 rushing yards. In the game, the Chiefs averaged 3.0 yards per rushing attempt. In total, Las Vegas’ defense allowed 360 yards of offensive production.

In the current season, the Raiders hold an overall record of 5-7, placing them at 4th in the AFC-West. Their performance consists of a 2-5 record as underdogs and 3-2 when they are favored.

The Raiders have put together a record of 6-6 against the spread. This mark has come on an average scoring margin of -4.5. Las Vegas has an over/under record of 3-9 so far this year. Their average over/under betting line stands at 42.9 points, and their games have averaged a combined 38.2 points per game.

Raiders Injury Report

  • Brandon Facyson – Shin (Out)
  • Kolton Miller – Shoulder (Questionable)
  • Marcus Epps – Neck (Questionable)
  • Austin Walter – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Darien Butler – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Brittain Brown – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Kana’i Mauga – Knee (Out)
  • Dalton Wagner – Undisclosed (Out)

Vikings Offense Breakdown

On the offensive side of the ball, the Vikings currently hold an average of 21.9 points per game, which places them at 14th in the NFL.

This season, the Minnesota’s passing offense is 3rd in passing attempts. Their average of 258.6 passing yards per contest, has them 6th in the NFL.

The Vikings have been running the ball an average of 23.7 times per game and currently hold the 28th spot in the league in rushing yards. Their average yards per rushing attempt is 3.8.

Raiders Offense Breakdown

The Las Vegas offense is currently ranked 24th in the league, averaging 16.8 points per contest.

Las Vegas’ passing attack comes in to this week’s game ranked 21st in passing yards. In addition, they are 19th in attempts, throwing the ball an average of 32.4 times per game.

On a per-attempt basis, the Raiders average 3.5 yards while carrying the ball an average of 23.8 times per game. Regarding rushing yardage, they are 31st in the league.

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Defensively, the Vikings are currently ranked 16th in tackles for loss and 9th in sacks. Their opponents have been putting up an average of 20.2 points per game against them and accumulating 320.3 yards per contest.

Raiders Team Defense

On defense, the Raiders are currently positioned 15th in tackles for loss and 12th in sacks. Against them, opponents are scoring an average of 21.3 points per game and gaining 343.8 yards per contest.

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  • In their last ten games away from home, the Vikings have a straight up record of 6-4 while going 7-2-1 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 24 points per game in these contests.
  • Through their last three home contests, the Raiders offense has averaged 13 points per game while allowing an average of 25. Las Vegas posted an overall record of 0-3 while going 1-2 ATS.
  • Through their last three games as the betting underdog, the Raiders have a strong record vs the spread going 2-1. Their straight up mark in these contests is 1-2.
  • Minnesota has done well both straight up and vs the spread when favored to win the game, going 3-2 SU and 3-2 ATS in their last five games.

Vikings vs Raiders Prediction

A key battle to keep an eye on is Minnesota’s passing attack going up against the Las Vegas secondary. After witnessing Las Vegas’ struggles against Kansas City, I like Minnesota to cover with a 3-point advantage.

After crunching the numbers, our model is pointing to this game finishing with a combined 43 points. This projection has me feeling good about taking the over at 40.5.

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