Packers vs Vikings Prediction and Odds: Can Vikings exploit Packers away weakness?
The Minnesota Vikings welcome their divisional leaders the Green Bay Packers on Sunday in the U.S. Bank Stadium. The Packers lately after their disappointing loss against the Chiefs found themselves on the winning side in their previous game. Beating the Seahawks at home and on top of that not allowing them to score the Packers showed their fighting spirit. The Packers Defence is performing very strongly. The main reason behind their success this season is their improved defence.
The Vikings after suffering back to back defeats were able to find victory in the last match. Against the Chargers, they looked very comfortable as they had higher possession. The Vikings also had covered more yards than them. Through the season we have seen same game by the Vikings. They take an early lead then lose the lead, somehow they manage to take the lead again. Some of the games are won by them and some are not.
The matchup between the two divisional teams will be hyped as always. Looking at the history between these two teams shows the game is going to be interesting. In the last season, both teams had one victory each. Both teams won the away game. The Packers will look for a win so that they can maintain the top spot.
Packers vs Vikings Prediction and Odds: Odds Table
|Minnesota Vikings||Green Bay Packers||Predicted Winner|
|Betway||+120||-140||Green Bay Packers|
|Smarkets||2.2||1.74||Green Bay Packers|
|Oddssharks||Spread +2.5(-111)||Spread -2.5(-111)||Green Bay Packers|
Packers vs Vikings Prediction and Odds: NFL 2021-21 Form
The Vikings are at present in the second position of NFC North, below the Packers. With 4 wins and 5 losses, they have somehow kept their hopes alive this season. The Vikings after losing all of their preseason did not have a good to the NFL season as well with 2 straight losses. Wins against the teams like Seahawks, Lions, Panthers and the Chargers shows what they are efficient at. The Vikings have faced one team from their division and have won that game.
The Packers are having an absolutely great run this season. They see themselves comfortably at the first position of the NFC North. With 8 wins and 2 losses, they are cruising towards the playoffs. The Packers after losing their first game to the Saints went on to win seven games in a row. Chiefs were able to stop the winning streak. The Packers then won their last game against the Seahawks very easily. They have faced two teams from their division and won against both of them.
Packers vs Vikings Prediction and Odds: Preview
The Vikings are performing really well this season. They are not able to hold the early lead and they somehow manage to give away easy chances to the opposition. The Vikings are ranked 9th in the All team Rankings of rushing yards with 122.4 yards per game. Dalvin Cook the running back has put on a noticeable performance in the season. With 92.6 rushing yards per game he has covered 649 rushing yards in 7 games, he also has 3 touchdowns and 36 first downs.
They also rank 9th in the passing yards too with 262.2 yards per game. Kirk Cousins the quarterback has been exceptional. Cousins has covered 2,434 passing yards, 18 touchdowns, 2 interceptions, 12 sacks and completed 231 passes. In Rushing Cousins has contributed 73 yards, 1 touchdown and 6 first downs.
The Vikings are also putting on a good display in defence. Eric Kendricks has a total of 92 successful tackles, 4 sacks, 2 interceptions with 22 interception yards and he has also defended 4 passes. The Vikings have allowed 23.4 points and scored 24.6 points on average.
The Packers are without any doubt one of the best teams this season. They are outperforming almost every team they face. The Packers are very solid in the defence this season. The Packers have only allowed 18.0 points per game which are ranked 3rd currently. De’Vondre Campbell has contributed in the defence with 88 tackles, 1 sack and 4 sack yards, defending 3 passes, 2 interceptions leading to 15 interception yards.
Partnering with Adrian Amos who has made 60 tackles, 2 interceptions and defended 6 passes. Davante Adams the wide receiver has covered 864 receiving yards in 65 receptions, 299 yards after catching, 3 touchdowns and 41 first downs. Aaron Rodgers in the returning game last match resulted in a win for the Packers. Rodgers has 2,186 passing yards, 17 touchdowns, 4 interceptions, 18 sacks and has completed 196 passes.
Aaron Jones in Rushing has 541 yards, 3 touchdowns and 26 first downs and also 2 20+ rushing yards plays. The Packers have scored 21.6 points per game and completed 230.1 passing yards and both stats are ranked 19th in the all teams rankings. The Packers will like to make it 3 wins out of 3 matchups against the divisional team.
Packers vs Vikings Prediction and Odds: Players to watch out
1. Justin Jefferson – Jefferson has 774 receiving yards in 55 receptions, 4 touchdowns and 37 first downs. 255 Receiving yards after catch.
2. Greg Joseph – The Placekicker has scored the maximum number of points. 77 points with 19 field goals and 20 kick extra points.
1. AJ Dillon – With 42.1 rushing yards per game he has 421 rushing yards, 2 touchdowns and 28 first downs.
2. Darnell Savage – Solid in defence with defending 6 passes and making 1 interception.
Packers vs Vikings Prediction and Odds: Head to Head
These two teams have met a total of 121 times. The Packers lead their divisional team the Vikings by 63-55 and 3 games have resulted in a tie. In the last five games, the Packers have won 3 times and the Vikings 2 times. The last game between these two resulted in a win for the Vikings when they visited them last year. In the last 3 meetings, they have only managed to score 50+ points only once (combined).
Packers vs Vikings Prediction and Odds: Injuries
Vikings: Bisi Johnson, Josh Metellus, Anthony Barr (questionable), Harrison Smith, Michael Pierce, Patrick Peterson, Ryan Connelly, Danielle Hunter, Ben Ellefson.
Packers: Whitney Mercilus, Equanimeous St. Brown (questionable), Kingsley Keke (questionable), Dominique Dafney (questionable), David Bakhtiari (questionable), Rashan Grey (questionable), Aaron Jones (questionable)
Packers vs Vikings Prediction and Odds: Predicted winner
The Packers look in great form. Though their winning run was stopped by the Chiefs they bounced back again in the last game against the Seahawks with great performance. The Vikings at home will look to win against the divisional leaders to cheer up the fans. The latest Vikings vs PackersPrediction and Odds also favours Packers win. As per FiveThirtyEight the win probability of the Packers is 59% and for the Vikings 41%.
Packers vs Vikings Prediction and Odds: Latest tweets
Originally tweeted by Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter
Packers’ OLB Rashan Gary plans to brace his hyperextended elbow to see if he can try to play Sunday vs. the Vikings, per source. But Gary also has an MRI on his elbow scheduled for Tuesday to see if anything gets in the way of his plans.
Originally Tweeted by Purple FTW! Podcast @PurpleForTheWin
Vikings have a 42% chance of making the playoffs, per 538. That number jumps to 62% if the Vikes get it done vs the Packers next Sunday.
Originally Tweeted by Dominique Clare @DomClare
I think the Vikings split with the Packers this season.
I hope that win will come at home next week as the second win of a 5 game win streak.
Packers vs Vikings Prediction and Odds: Match details
Minnesota Vikings vs Green Bay Packers
Host Team: Minnesota Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium.
Scheduled Date and Start time: Sunday, November 21, 1:00 pm ET
Where to Watch: Channel: FOX Live stream: Sling, Hulu + Live TV, fuboTV, YouTube TV, DirecTV NFL Sunday Ticket, NFL Mobile App.
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