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Miami Dolphins vs. Minnesota Vikings NFL Betting Online Picks

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Miami Dolphins vs. Minnesota Vikings Betting Picks

The NFL betting online playoff picture is getting tighter every day. One team trying to lock up their spot in the postseason is the Minnesota Vikings. However, they’ll be facing a team trying to sneak into the playoffs in this Sunday’s Miami Dolphins vs. Minnesota Vikings matchup. The Dolphins rank 7th in the AFC at the moment and could very well win a Wild Card berth with a solid finish to the season. Considering that Miami upset New England this past weekend, what kind of NFL legal betting odds will they be facing in this Week 15 matchup?

Miami Dolphins vs. Minnesota Vikings – Sunday, December 16th    

When: 1:00 pm ET

Where: US Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota

TV: CBS

Stream: CBS Sports, NFL Game Pass

NFL Betting Online Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Dolphins +7 (-105) 44½ (-105)   +256
Vikings -7 (-115) 44½ (-115) -315
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Miami Dolphins        

The Dolphins swim into this Sunday’s contest sporting a 7-6 record that ranks them 2nd in the AFC East. With the 9-4 New England Patriots leading the division, there’s still a sliver of hope for Miami to win the division. Granted, they’ll need New England to pretty much lose the remaining 3 games of the season which seems extremely farfetched. On top of that, Miami will need to win the remaining 3 games on the schedule. Considering the odd they’re facing this Sunday, it’s looking like the odds makers think this will be way too difficult for the club. Looking over the numbers, it’s surprising to see that Miami does in fact have a shot at upsetting Minnesota. This is because Miami is scoring 21.4 per game to the 21.7 that Minnesota is averaging. Defensively the Vikings certainly have an edge over Miami since they give up 22.4 while the Fins allot 25.6.

Players to Watch: Ryan Tannehill (1,578 passing yards, 16 TD, 6 INT), Frank Gore (708 rushing yards, 0 TD, 1 F), and Kenny Stills (504 receiving yards, 6 TD, 32 REC).

Minnesota Vikings   

The Vikings charge into this Week 15 match flashing a 6-6-1 record that ranks them 2nd overall in the NFC. With the 9-4 Chicago Bears leading the division, the Vikes will be better off focusing on a Wild Card berth. Right now Minnesota ranks 6th overall in the NFC and will be vying to retain or improve on that ranking in the coming weeks. Since the 6-7 Panthers rank 7th in the NFC, Minnesota must avoid any setbacks in order to solidify their spot in the 2018 NFL betting online playoffs.

Players to Watch: Kirk Cousins (3,698 passing yards, 24 TD, 9 INT), Latavius Murray (470 rushing yards, 5 TD, 0 F), and Adam Thielen (1,236 receiving yards, 9 TD, 103 REC).  

Miami Dolphins vs. Minnesota Vikings Betting Predictions

Trends

  • Miami is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Minnesota
  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 6 of Miami’s last 7 games on the road
  • Miami is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota’s last 6 games at home
  • Minnesota is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games at home
  • Minnesota is 17-7-1 ATS in its last 25 games at home
Miami Dolphins vs. Minnesota Vikings Betting Picks

So which side should mobile betting fans take in Miami Dolphins vs. Minnesota Vikings matchup? All things considered, Minnesota is the safest bet here. They’ll be playing at home and will be playing for the playoffs. The money line is a bit lopsided so your safest bet is probably to take the OVER on the TOTALs. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 31-24 Minnesota.

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