Cardinals vs. Vikings Betting Picks & Props: How To Bet This NFL Week 2 Spread & DeAndre Hopkins’ Props

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Cardinals vs. Vikings Odds

Cardinals Odds-4 (-110)
Vikings Odds+4 (-110)
Moneyline+175/ -210
Time4:05 p.m. ET
Odds via DraftKings. Get up-to-the-minute NFL odds here.

Cardinals vs. Vikings Picks

Chris Raybon: This is a spot to back the Vikings. Coming off a loss, Mike Zimmer-coached teams cover the spread twice as much as they don’t, going 30-15 ATS (67%) in his career.

As impressive as the Cardinals looked against Tennessee, some of their underlying metrics provide a reason for pause. Kyler Murray made some impressive plays, but overall, the Cardinals were only 19th in offensive success rate (47%) and 25th in passing success rate (41%), according to Sharp Football Stats.

And per our Action Labs data, Week 2 dog off loss +6 or less are 57-33-2 (63%) ATS since 2005.

Minnesota still ended up ranking an above-average 14th in overall DVOA last week. Ultimately, I think these are two average teams and that Arizona is getting an overreaction bump after mashing an unprepared Titans squad.

Pick: Vikings +3.5 at PointsBet (to +3)

Cardinals vs. Vikings Prop Picks

DeAndre Hopkins Under 90.5 Rec Yards (-115) at DraftKings

Sean Koerner: It's never fun betting the under on future Hall of Famers, but someone has to do it.

I would imagine 80%+ of the action has been on the "over" in this market, and as a result, the line has been inflated to the point that I believe we need to come in on the under.

Hopkins saw only a 20.6% target share in Week 1, thanks to the Cards' ancillary WRs — Rondale Moore, A.J. Green and Christian Kirk — having larger roles within the offense. The extra competition for targets makes me think this line is a tad too high.

If Hopkins ends up going for 12/230/3 this week, I would be the least-surprised person on Earth, but I'm projecting him to go under this number 58% of the time.

  • Bet to: 88.5

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