Minnesota Vikings vs. Atlanta Falcons Line and Betting Trends October 18, 2020

Written by on October 13, 2020

The Atlanta Falcons (0-5) are 3.5-point underdogs as they attempt to halt their five-game losing streak in a matchup with the Minnesota Vikings (1-4) on Sunday, October 18, 2020 at U.S. Bank Stadium. An over/under of 55.5 is set for the contest.

Game Info

  • Game Day: Sunday, October 18, 2020
  • Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: FOX
  • Location: Minneapolis, MN
  • Stadium: U.S. Bank Stadium
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Betting Information

Vikings vs Falcons Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Vikings -3.5 -110 -110 55.5 -110 -110 -183 157

Vikings Betting Insights

  • Minnesota’s games have hit the over in three out of five opportunities this season (60%).
  • Minnesota has compiled a 3-2 record against the spread this season.
  • The average points per game output for the Vikings this season, 26.4, is 5.8 fewer than the 32.2 the Falcons have given up in each contest.
  • When they meet or outpace their scoring average this season, Minnesota is 1-2 and 2-1 against the spread.
  • Atlanta is 0-3 overall and 0-3 against the spread this season in games where they allow fewer than 32.2 points.
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Falcons Betting Insights

  • Atlanta has compiled a losing 1-4 record against the spread this season.
  • Atlanta’s games have hit the over in three out of five outings this season (60%).
  • The average points per game output for the Falcons this season, 24.4, is six fewer than the 30.4 the Vikings have given up in each contest.
  • When they meet or exceed their scoring average this season, Atlanta is 0-3 and 1-2 against the spread.
  • Minnesota is 1-2 overall and 2-1 against the spread this season in games where they allow fewer than 30.4 points.
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Computer Picks

Computer picks for Vikings vs Falcons
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Vikings (-3.5) Over (55.5) Vikings 32 Falcons 25

Total Facts

  • In 40% of their games this season (two of five chances), the Vikings and their opponents have combined to record more than this matchup’s over/under of 55.5 points.
  • The Falcons and their opponents have combined to score at least 55.5 points in 60% of their matchups this season (three of five opportunities).
  • These teams average a combined 50.8 points per game, 4.7 less points than the over/under of 55.5 set for this matchup.
  • The Vikings and the Falcons have seen their opponents average a combined 7.1 more points per game than the point total of 55.5 set in this outing.
  • The average point total in Vikings games this year is 1.3 more points than the over/under of 55.5 in this matchup.
  • The average point total for the Falcons this season is 1.1 points higher than this game’s over/under.
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Vikings vs Falcons: Last 5 Meetings

In the last five meetings between these two squads, Minnesota holds a 4-1 advantage over Atlanta. In those games against the Falcons, the Vikings have a 1-0 record against the spread. Minnesota has had the upper hand scoring in those five matchups, scoring 117 points while Atlanta scored 83.

Vikings vs Falcons: Last Five Meetings
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Yards Result
9/8/2019 Vikings Vikings -3.5 47 -186 +163 345-269 ATL 28-12 MIN
12/3/2017 N/A Falcons N/A N/A N/A N/A 312-275 MIN 14-9 MIN
11/29/2015 N/A Falcons N/A N/A N/A N/A 365-326 MIN 20-10 MIN
9/28/2014 N/A Vikings N/A N/A N/A N/A 558-411 MIN 41-28 MIN
11/27/2011 N/A Falcons N/A N/A N/A N/A 24-14 ATL

Betting Insights: Last Three Games (Both Teams)

  • The Vikings total over the last three games is 0.5 points more than the 55.5 total listed for this matchup.
  • Minnesota is 3-0 against the spread and 1-2 straight up over their last three contests.
  • The over has been friendly to Minnesota. They have gone over the total two times in their last three games.
  • The Falcons have averaged a total of 47 combined points in their last three games, 8.5 fewer than this matchup’s total of 55.5.
  • Atlanta has struggled to cover lately, going 0-3 against the spread and 0-3 straight up over their last three games.
  • Atlanta has gone under the total two times in the last three contests.

Injury Report

Vikings: No Injuries Listed

Vikings: No Injuries Listed


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