NFL Betting Trends – Detroit Lions at Minnesota Vikings

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NFL Betting Trends – Detroit Lions at Minnesota Vikings

A month ago, the Detroit Lions were cruising and in complete control of the NFC North and this weekend they are going to close the season hoping to for a .500 record. With one of the most talented rosters the Lions reverted to the Lions with another late season collapse.

The Minnesota Vikings, who never got out of the gate this season, have had season long issues at quarterback with Ponder, Cassel and Freeman each unable to get the ball down-field and this weekend they say goodbye to the Metrodome.

Detroit Lions at Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings are 3 point favorites over the Detroit Lions in week 17.
Starts: 12/29/2013 1:00PM
Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome, 900 S. Fifth St.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

NFL Betting Trends – Detroit Lions at Minnesota Vikings

Top Betting Trends For This Matchup:

  • Detroit this season: 7-8 SU, 6-9 ATS
  • Lions QB Matthew Stafford is 3-4 against the Minnesota Vikings with 11 TDs and 4 INTs.
  • Detroit is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • Detroit is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 17 of Detroit’s last 25 games on the road
  • Detroit is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games on the road
  • Detroit is 5-14-1 ATS in its last 20 games on the road
  • When playing in December the Lions are 2-8 SU
  • Detroit is 2-10 ATS in all games where the total is greater than or equal to 49.5 over the last 3 seasons.
  • Detroit is 6-15 ATS when playing with 6 or less days rest over the last 2 seasons.
  • Detroit is 5-13 ATS in dome games over the last 2 seasons.
  • Detroit is 5-13 ATS in games played on turf over the last 2 seasons.
  • Detroit is 2-10 ATS in December games over the last 3 seasons.
  • Minnesota this season: 4-10-1 SU, 8-7 ATS
  • Minnesota is 4-11-1 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Minnesota’s last 8 games at home
  • Minnesota is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 5 games when playing Detroit
  • When playing in December the Vikings are 7-3 SU
  • When playing on turf the Vikings are 3-7 SU
  • After being outgained by the previous opponent the Vikings are 2-8 SU
  • When playing on within the division the Vikings are 3-6-1 SU

Head to Head History:

  • The Minnesota Vikings leads the all-time series against the Detroit Lions 68-34-2
  • Minnesota is 3-1 against the spread versus Detroit over the last 3 seasons
  • Detroit is 3-2 straight up against Minnesota over the last 3 seasons
  • 4 of 5 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit’s last 5 games when playing Minnesota
  • Detroit is 5-18 SU in its last 23 games when playing Minnesota
  • Detroit is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Minnesota
  • Detroit is 1-5-2 ATS in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
  • Detroit is 1-14 SU in its last 15 games when playing on the road against Minnesota