Minnesota Vikings vs. New York Giants is one of the best games from a pro gambling standpoint. The pointspread has Minnesota -4 with a total of 43. The line opened the Vikings -3.5, though juiced towards the favorite at -116. The total first posted at 44.
Public betting patterns has 59 percent of the public on Minnesota. This is less than standard as far as the public betting on favorites. Only 52 percent of tickets taken have been on the over.
In comparing yards per rush on offense, the better numbers belong to the NY Giants by a substantial 1.8. As far as passing yards per completion on the offensive side of the ball, the upper hand is for the Giants as well by .7. According to yards per point, the more efficient offense is Minnesota Vikings by 6.5.
Defensively the stingier team based on yards per rush is the Giants by .3. The superior defense in terms of passing yards per completion is Minnesota by 1.0. The yards per point statistic used by the best sports handicappers says the superior defense is Minnesota forcing 5.4 more. Turnovers has Minnesota by 14.
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Spread betting free NFL picks trends (all records are ATS): New York Giants are 7-3 in road game but 0-5 road to teams with a winning record. Minnesota is 23-8 to NFC and 21-8 at home. However, they are 0-7 on MNF.
Totals angles: NYG has gone under 21-10 after allowing 350 or more total yards last game. Minnesota has gone under 11-1 to teams with a winning record.