Minnesota Vikings vs Denver Broncos 08/27/2022 Betting Preview, Spread and Game Analysis
Minnesota Vikings vs Denver Broncos 08/27/2022 – The Minnesota Vikings take on the Denver Broncos in the third week of the NFL preseason on Saturday, August 27, 9:00 PM ET at the Empower Field at Mile High, Denver, Colorado. NFL Network will feature the showdown on live television while NFL+ is in charge of streaming the game live on the world wide web. The Vikings are looking to end the preseason on a winning note after losing their first two matches while the Broncos hope to bounce back from an embarrassing 27-point beatdown in their last outing. Online sportsbooks expect Denver to win the clash over Minnesota due to its efficient offense and their ability to bounce back from a big loss.
Minnesota Vikings vs Denver Broncos 08/27/2022
|When:||Saturday, August 27, 9:00 PM ET|
|Where:||Empower Field at Mile High, Denver, Colorado|
Minnesota was clobbered by the San Francisco 49ers in their last outing. The Vikings were limited to just seven points, and their quarterbacks suffered big time. Kellen Mond completed 10 of 20 passes while recording two interceptions and 82 yards. Sean Mannion fared better as he connected on 10 of 15 attempts for 65 yards. Ty Chandler rushed for 19 yards and recorded the only touchdown for the Vikings. Bisi Johnson and Nick Muse recorded 29 yards each for Minnesota in their penultimate preseason game.
Players to watch: Kirk Cousins QB (GP 16, CMP 372, ATT 561, CMP% 66.3, YDS 4221, AVG 7.5, YDS/G 263.8, LNG 64, TD 33, INT 7, SACK 28, SYL 197, RTG 103.1), Dalvin Cook RB (GP 13, ATT 249, YDS 1159, AVG 4.7, LNG 66, BIG 9, TD 6, YDS/G 89.2, FUM 3, LST 2, FD 57), Justin Jefferson WR (GP 17, REC 108, TGTS 167, YDS 1616, AVG 15, TD 10, LNG 56, BIG 27, YDS/G 95.1, FUM 1, LST 1, YAC 482, FD 75).
Brett Rypien was the lone bright spot for the hapless Broncos in their game against the Buffalo Bills. Rypien connected on 22 of 26 attempts for 191 yards and recorded one touchdown to Eric Saubert. The rushing game was quiet for the Broncos, with Stevie Scott III recording five carries for 13 yards. Mike Boone had 11 yards rushing on five carries. Trey Quinn led the receiving corps with 47 yards on five receptions while Jalen Vigil and Darius Shepherd finished with 39 and 38 yards, respectively. The yardage needs to improve in their next game against the Vikings to end the preseason with a win.
Players to watch: Teddy Bridgewater QB (GP 14, CMP 285, ATT 426, CMP% 66.9, YDS 3052, AVG 7.2, YDS/G 218, LNG 64, TD 18, INT 7, SACK 31, SYL 211, RTG 94.9), Melvin Gordon III RB (GP 16, ATT 203, YDS 918, AVG 4.5, LNG 70, BIG 3, TD 8, YDS/G 57.4, FUM 3, LST 3, FD 48), Courtland Sutton WR (GP 17, REC 58, TGTS 98, YDS 776, AVG 13.4, TD 2, LNG 55, BIG 9, YDS/G 45.6, FUM 0, LST 0, YAC 135, FD 35).
Minnesota Vikings vs Denver Broncos Betting Numbers
Minnesota are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Minnesota’s last 10 games.
Minnesota are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Minnesota’s last 13 games on the road.
Minnesota are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Denver.
Denver are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Denver’s last 20 games.
Denver are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Denver’s last 6 games against Minnesota.
Denver are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games at home.
Minnesota Vikings vs Denver Broncos Betting Picks
The Denver Broncos are favored by NFL picks and parlays to win the game against the Minnesota Vikings. The Broncos are on a mission to bounce back from a shocking setback against the Buffalo Bills in hopes of ending the preseason with a winning record. The Broncos will beat the Vikings, 24-15.