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Detroit Lions vs Minnesota Vikings 05/14/2020 NFL Madden20 Predictions, Betting Previews and Football Odds
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Detroit Lions vs Minnesota Vikings 05/14/2020 – The Detroit Lions face the Minnesota Vikings on Thursday in an NFL Madden20 Sim showdown. Both teams are coming off contrasting the last games. The Lions lost to the Packers while the Vikings downed Chicago. NFL odds today tip Minnesota to win and get a second win in as many games. All eyes will be on Stefon Diggs who owns an overall rating of 93. But the defense will spell a difference for the Vikings, having several players with 90 ratings. The Lions look to defy the odds as they turn to their pair of receivers to lead them on offense. Kenny Golladay and Marvin Jones Jr. spearhead the attack with overall ratings of 86 and 85 respectively. Damon Harrison Jr. hopes to hold up the defensive fortress, having an 89 overall rating on D.
Detroit Lions vs Minnesota Vikings 05/14/2020
They are still smarting from a loss and will need to push themselves to bounce back for a win. Detriot Lions face a formidable opponent in Minnesota, a team coming off a big win. Tasked to lead them offensively will be Golladay and Jones Jr. The top receivers are daunting but need quarterback Matthew Stafford to spark it all. Stafford owns an 82 overall rating. Minnesota also needs to play good defense. Harrison Sr. owns a high overall rating but others need to do their part as well. Darius Slay Jr. is still around on simulation, owning a good 80s rating that should be a big boost.
Minnesota Vikings are rolling and expected to ride on the momentum of their previous win They do have the players to push them to a second straight win. Diggs leads the offensive and will get plenty of help. That includes Adam Thielen who owns an overall rating of 91. There is also Dalvin Cook who leads the ground attack with a 90 overall rating. Kirk Cousins (84) needs to come out ready if Minnesota wants another win. Defensively, Harrison Smith leads the Vikings with a 95 overall rating. He will get ample support from guys like Everson Griffen and Danielle Hunter who hold 90 overall ratings.
Detroit Lions vs Minnesota Vikings Betting Picks
The Lions will have their work cut out for them but the Vikings are the obvious favorites by NFL 1st half lines. The good news for Detroit is that anything can happen in simulation games. But to do that, the Lions need to come out roaring and hope the Vikings play poorly. Based on their performance last game, the odds of that happening are not looking too high.
Moneyline: The ML given to the Lions is at +300 for this match while the Vikings are at -450.
Spread: It is just 9.5 points between the Lions and the Saints across the spread. Detroit owns the +9.5 while Minnesota is at -9.5.
Total: 57 points is the given total for this game between Detroit and Minnesota with the over/under at -115.
Prediction: 34-27, Vikings win.