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NFL Christmas Odds, Picks & Predictions: Sharps Betting Saints vs. Vikings on Friday Afternoon

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Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images. Pictured: Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints and Kirk Cousins #8 of the Minnesota Vikings

  • Kirk Cousins and the Minnesota Vikings travel to New Orleans to take on Drew Brees and the Saints on Christmas Day.
  • The latest NFL odds expect the Saints to win this Friday NFL Week 16 matchup, but sharp bettors are focusing on the Vikings vs. Saints over/under.
  • Continue reading to learn the smart way to bet on Vikings vs. Saints on Christmas.

NFL Odds: Saints vs. Vikings 

Vikings Odds +7
Saints Odds -7
Over/Under 51
PRO Projections Saints -7.3 | O/U: 51.8
Time/Channel  4:30 p.m. ET, FOX
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Most sports fans associate Christmas Day with the NBA, but this year we’re also treated with a 4:30 p.m. ET NFL matchup between the Minnesota Vikings and New Orleans Saints.

Drew Brees returned from injury and wasn’t all that impressive in a 32-29 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, while the Vikings lost their second straight game to fall to 6-8 on the season.

So how should bettors approach Friday’s Christmas NFL matchup?

Let’s take our betting tools for a spin to determine the smartest way to be Vikings vs. Saints.

NFL Picks: Vikings vs. Saints 

The Vikings vs. Saints over/under has dropped from 53 to 51 (click here for updated NFL odds) since opening and as I’m sure you can guess from the headline, sharp betting action is the reason.

Wiseguys steamed this under Wednesday afternoon, according to Sports Insights’ Bet Signals, pinpointing the specific instance in which smart money flooded the market and forced oddsmakers to adjust on the fly.

Steam refers to sudden, uniform line movement across the sports betting marketplace and is often the result of respected bettors getting down on the same side of the same game, all at once.

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