San Francisco 49ers vs Minnesota Vikings 10/23/2023 – U.S. Bank Stadium will host an exciting Monday Night NFL clash between the San Francisco 49ers and Minnesota Vikings on Monday night. With a 5-1 record and third-place ranking in total defense, San Francisco has established itself as a formidable competitor atop NFC West Division standings. Unfortunately, however, their performance suffered when rookie kicker Jake Moody missed a 41-yard field goal at crunch time against Cleveland. In this game, the top week 7 NFL betting picks are lining up in favor of a win for the San Francisco 49ers.
San Francisco 49ers vs Minnesota Vikings 10/23/2023
|When:||Monday, October 23, 2023 8:15 PM ET|
|Where:||U.S. Bank Stadium|
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The San Francisco 49ers have shown an outstanding start to this season, boasting an impressive 5-1 record with impressive defensive capabilities that have earned them third in total defense in the league. While seemingly headed towards further success, recent encounters against Cleveland saw their fortunes take a sudden downward turn as rookie kicker Jake Moody failed to kick an essential 41-yard field goal at crunch time, leading them downhill 19-17 road defeat.
Assessing San Francisco’s Offense
In their match against Cleveland, San Francisco displayed their offensive prowess early, seizing an early lead with a 13-yard touchdown pass from Brock Purdy to Christian McCaffrey and Jordan Mason’s eight-yard touchdown run. Unfortunately, however, despite this strong start they experienced limitations with only 215 total yards total offense being produced; 12 penalties that cost them an additional 105 yards made matters even more difficult for their offensive performance.
Minnesota Vikings Are Facing Struggles
Since WR Justin Jefferson suffered a hamstring injury, Minnesota has faced significant hurdles with their ground game; currently ranking near the bottom in terms of average yardage per game at 75 yards per game. Yet despite these setbacks, they managed to leverage their defensive strengths against Chicago in an exciting 19-13 road win that is a testament to the resilience of resilience.
Analyzing Minnesota’s Offensive Efforts
In their match against Chicago, Minnesota displayed an effective offensive effort, leading to a halftime lead of 12-6. Kirk Cousins made an important play when connecting with rookie wide receiver Jordan Addison for an important 10-yard touchdown pass; tight end T.J. Hockenson made significant contributions with a team-high 50 receiving yards on six receptions; Alexander Mattison played a vital role in securing their hard-fought victory by running for 44 yards gained.
NFL Latest Odds: SF -7 ; O/U 44
The Minnesota Vikings are having their boat rocked as of late and will be struggling to put up points on the board in this game. The San Francisco 49ers are much better off with the home advantage and have odds in their favor here.
San Francisco 49ers Betting Trends
San Francisco is 13-4 ATS in their last 17 games.
49ers is 17-2 SU in their last 19 games.
San Francisco is 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games against Minnesota.
San Francisco is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games on the road.
49ers is 0-6 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Minnesota.
San Francisco is 13-1 SU in their last 14 games against an opponent in the National Football Conference conference.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Francisco’s last 8 games against an opponent in the National Football Conference North division.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco’s last 5 games played in October.
Minnesota Vikings Betting Trends
Minnesota are 3-8-1 ATS in their last 12 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota’s last 6 games.
Minnesota are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 5 games against San Francisco.
Minnesota are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games at home.
Minnesota are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against San Francisco.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 6 games against an opponent in the National Football Conference conference.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 5 games against an opponent in the National Football Conference West division.
Minnesota is 6-1 SU in their last 7 games played in October.
Minnesota are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games played in week 7.
San Francisco 49ers vs Minnesota Vikings Betting Pick
San Francisco running back Christian McCaffrey suffered an oblique injury during their previous game against the Minnesota Vikings and is uncertain of his participation in this contest. Additionally, there have been various injuries among both teams which could make for an exciting matchup. The latest sports betting odds are predicting a win for the San Francisco 49ers in this game.
Score Prediction: 49ers 24, Vikings 20.