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NFL Week 16 Best Bets: Vikings vs. Saints Odds, Picks and Analysis

Minnesota Vikings vs. New Orleans Saints NFL Week 16 betting Odds and Picks

New Orleans has resembled a sandwich this season.  A sluggish start and recent slump with a great stretch in between.  Last week Drew Brees returned from injury.  And was showing a lot of rust in a home loss to Kansas City.  This week the Saints will face the wildly inconsistent Vikings.  New Orleans needs a win to stay ahead of the Buccaneers.  Consider the Saints’ one-game lead in the NFC South.  New Orleans will be seeking revenge for a playoff loss to Minnesota last year.  Despite their loss to KC, the Saints remain a Super Bowl best bet.

Minnesota Vikings vs. New Orleans Saints Betting Information

Date: Friday, December 25, 2020
Time: 4:30 p.m. ET
Location: Mercedes Benz Superdome, New Orleans, Louisiana
TV Coverage: FOX, NFL Network, Amazon

Minnesota Vikings vs. New Orleans Saints Betting Odds

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Vikings +7 (-107) 52 (-109) +274
Saints -7 (-113) 52 (-111) -340
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Minnesota Vikings at New Orleans Saints CashBet Wagering Analysis

Above all the Vikings have lost considerable Bitcoin sportsbook credibility.  New Orleans still has a public cache.

Which Vikings Team Will We Get Friday?

Minnesota is coming off a 33-27 home loss to Chicago as 2.5-point chalk.  And then over the total of 47.5 paid too.  Now the Vikings are 6-8 straight up and against the spread with 9-5 over the total.  It was the fifth consecutive game that they failed to cover the spread.

Overall Minnesota ranks 5th in the NFL for total offense and 14th for scoring.  Defensively they’re 22nd in the NFL and 25th for points allowed.  The Bears have overtaken the Vikings for second place in the NFC North.  As a result, Minnesota’s betting on Super Bowl stock is down.

Saints Go Marching into Playoffs

The Saints are coming off a 32-29 home loss to Kansas City as 2.5-point dogs.  Also did over the total of 54 pay.  New Orleans is 10-4 straight up, 7-7 against the spread, and 9-5 over the total.  The Saints lead in the NFC South is down to one game over Tampa Bay.  In sum, New Orleans ranks 16th for total offense and 9th for scoring.  Defensively the Saints rank 3rd in the NFL and 6th for points allowed.

Drew Brees was off the mark against Kansas City.  Consider his 15 of 34 passing, 234 yards, 3 touchdowns, and 1 interception. New Orleans’ Super Bowl betting odds took a hit.

Minnesota Vikings at New Orleans Saints Against the Spread

Minnesota has gotten the money in 16 of their last 31 games.  On the road, the Vikings are 9-7 vs. the odds.  While against NFC teams the Vikings are 12-11 with the board.    As a dog, the Vikings are 7-5 with the line.  To summarize Minnesota has gone over the total in 17 of their last 31 games.  As a dog, the Vikings are 6-6 over and under.  On the road, Minnesota is 7-9 to the under.  And against the NFC the Vikings are 11-12 under the total.

Overall, the Saints are 18-12 against the spread in all games.  At home, New Orleans is 7-8 on the board.  As a favorite New Orleans is 13-11 vs. the odds.  And against the NFC the Saints are 14-9 with the linemaker.  New Orleans is 17-13 over the total.  The Saints are 15-9 to the over as a favorite. Otherwise, New Orleans is 8-7 over the odds at home.  And as chalk, the Saints are 15-9 over the total.

Fashion the Saints have covered four of the last six against Minnesota.  Three of the last five between these two teams have gone under the total.  But at the Superdome, the Vikings have paid in six of their last seven visits.  The last three meetings between these teams at New Orleans have stayed under the number.

Last year the Vikings upset the Saints 26-20 as 7.5 road dogs in the NFC divisional playoffs.  The game stayed under the total of 50.  It was quite an upset for a Super Bowl betting favorite.

Minnesota Vikings at New Orleans Saints CashBet Free Pick  

In this situation, the Saints will be a dangerous team.  They are seeking NFL gambling revenge and redemption.

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