Vikings vs. Chiefs Betting Odds, Picks & Predictions

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Harrison Barden-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook (33), offensive guard Josh Kline (64), wide receiver Adam Thielen (19).

  • Find betting odds, expert picks and more analysis for Sunday's Minnesota Vikings vs. Kansas City Chiefs matchup below.

Vikings at Chiefs Betting Odds & Picks

  • Odds: Vikings -3.5
  • Over/Under: 46.5
  • Kickoff: 1 p.m. ET
  • TV Channel: FOX

Odds as of Sunday morning and via PointsBet, where Action Network users can access an exclusive promotion to get a 200% deposit match (deposit $50, bet with $150).


Our analysts and experts break down the most important angles of this game.

Here’s an excerpt, but you can read the full story here.

Although Kirk Cousins is currently playing at an elite level with his 9.9 adjusted yards per attempt, the real edge the Vikings have is their running attack.

With a better offensive line and a coordinator who leans on the run, it’s no wonder running back Dalvin Cook is having a breakout season: He’s No. 1 with 346 yards created (per Player Profiler).

As for the Chiefs, they are straight-up bad against the run. Last year, they were No. 31 with a 65.3 Pro Football Focus run defense grade. This year, they’ve somehow gotten even worse, ranking No. 32 with a 57.5 mark.

Coaches often don’t act rationally, but I expect the Vikings to attack the Chiefs regularly with their ground game.

See our full betting breakdown for Vikings-Chiefs.

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Pick ‘Em Confidence Rating

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