Vikings vs. Lions Odds, Picks & Betting Predictions

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  • Our experts cover every actionable angle of the Minnesota Vikings and Detroit Lions.
  • Find their analysis of the betting odds below, complete with picks and projections.

Vikings at Lions Odds, Picks & Betting Predictions

  • Odds: Vikings -2.5
  • Over/Under: 43
  • 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.

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Simply put, the Lions can’t run the ball, which was evident in their loss to Green Bay. Detroit finished with a paltry 56 yards on 20 carries (2.8 yards per rush) against a Packers defense that’s struggled to defend the run.

For the year, the Lions are averaging only 3.8 yards per carry (26th in the NFL), so don’t expect Kerryon Johnson and Co. to churn out much on the ground against a Vikings defense that’s allowing the same amount (eighth).

See our full betting breakdown for Vikings-Lions.

Our Experts’ Favorite Week 7 Picks

Our staff breaks down how they’re betting every 1 and 4 p.m. ET game. See their picks.

Sean Koerner’s Projected Vikings-Lions Odds

Sean Koerner uses his NFL Power Ratings to project a spread and total for every game. See whether he thinks either are worth a bet in this matchup.

Pick ‘Em Confidence Rating

Sean Koerner ranks every straight-up and against-the-spread pick for pools in his Pick ‘Em Confidence Ratings. You can even create custom ATS ratings based on the specific spreads your league is using.

See where the Vikings and Lions rank.

Survivor Pool Recommendations

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Week 7 Fantasy Football Rankings

Our trio of experts are obsessively updating their fantasy football rankings so you can set your lineups with confidence. Here’s how they rank QBs, RBs, WRs, TEs and Flex players for PPR, standard and half PPR leagues.