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Detroit Lions vs Minnesota Vikings 11/08/2020 Game Analysis, Tips and NFL Forecast

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Detroit Lions vs Minnesota Vikings 11-08-2020 Game Analysis Tips and NFL Forecast

Detroit Lions vs Minnesota Vikings 11/08/2020 – The Detroit Lions find themselves just one game behind evening out their win-loss record and they will have the chance to tie it up against their NFL Week 9 matchup when they face the Minnesota Vikings. This match will be played on November 8, Sunday at the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Kick-off begins at 1:00 PM Eastern Time with CBS airing the game live on television. The same feed will be given to NFL Game Pass for those who prefer to watch via online live streaming. According to NFL Betting Odds, the Detroit Lions are the best bet to win even if the Minnesota Vikings own the home-field advantage.

Detroit Lions vs Minnesota Vikings 11/08/2020

When: Sunday, November 8, 1:00 PM ET
Where: U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota
TV: CBS
Stream: NFL Game Pass

Detroit Lions vs Minnesota Vikings 11/08/2020

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Lions +2 (-110) 55.5 o (-110) +110
Vikings -2 (-110) 55.5 u (-110) -125
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Detroit Lions

The Detroit Lions failed to get a winning record after losing to the Indianapolis Colts by a wide 20 points, 21-41. It was a disappointing performance as they held the home-field advantage and they failed to capitalize on their back-to-back wins against the Atlanta Falcons and Jacksonville Jaguars. Matthew Stafford did whatever he can to carry the team as he provided with three touchdown passes and 336 yards but only had 57% in his completion and one interception. Marvin Hall was the receiver who ran the most yards with 113 in four catches while TJ Hockerson had 65 yards in seven catches. Marvin Jones was more accurate as he got two touchdowns in three catches. 

Players to watch: M. Stafford QB (GP 7 CMP 151 ATT 246 CMP% 61.4 YDS 1916 AVG 7.8 YDS/G 284.7 LNG 73 TD 13 INT 5 SACK 19 SYL 145 RTG 94.8), A. Peterson RB (GP 7 ATT 85 YDS 321 AVG 3.8 LNG 27 BIG 3 TD 2 YDS/G 45.9 FUM 0 LST 0 FD 15), K. Golladay WR (GP 5 REC 20 TGTS 32 YDS 338 AVG 16.9 TD 2 LNG 48 BIG 4 YDS/G 67.6 FUM 0 LST 0 YAC 46 FD 16).

Minnesota Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings picked up their second win of the season and they took down the Green Bay Packers while avoiding another losing streak. In that game, the defensive line headed by Eric Kendricks deserves the credit as he led the team in eight tackles and four assists. Kirk Cousins had 160 yards, a touchdown pass but were very accurate doing 79% completion. Dalvin Cook led the team in the offense as he had the most rushing attempts that resulted to 163 yards and three touchdowns. Cook also played the receiver role as he had two catches with one making it to the endzone.

Players to Watch: K. Cousins QB (GP 7 CMP 124 ATT 189 CMP% 65.6 YDS 1635 AVG 8.7 YDS/G 241.4 LNG 71 TD 12 INT 10 SACK 15 SYL 74 RTG 91.9), D. Cook RB (GP 6 ATT 122 YDS 652 AVG 5.3 LNG 39 BIG 4 TD 10 YDS/G 108.7 FUM 1 LST 1 FD 40), J. Jefferson WR (GP 7 REC 31 TGTS 40 YDS 563 AVG 18.2 TD 3 LNG 71 BIG 10 YDS/G 80.4 FUM 0 LST 0 YAC 195 FD 22).

Detroit Lions vs Minnesota Vikings Betting Numbers

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Detroit Lions

Detroit is 5-13 ATS in their last 18 games.
Lions are 3-13 SU in their last 16 games.
Detroit is 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games against Minnesota.
Lions are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games against Minnesota.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Detroit’s last 8 games on the road.

Minnesota Vikings

Vikings are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 5 games.
Vikings are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Minnesota’s last 13 games against Detroit.
Minnesota is 0-5 SU in their last 5 games at home.

Detroit Lions vs Minnesota Vikings Betting Picks

Dalvin Cook has been doing it all for the Minnesota Vikings but they would need a better game from Kirk Cousins if they wish to prevail over the Detroit Lions. Still, the Lions are seeking to stay in the hunt as they need this game to even out their record. Putting your bet on the Lions is much safer according to Sports Betting as compared to the Vikings.