..

Minnesota Vikings vs. New England Patriots Spread Mostly a 5 Point Favorite

Written by:
Dan Shapiro
Published on:
Oct/29/2010
Minnesota Vikings vs. New England Patriots

The Minnesota Vikings vs. New England Patriots spread was listed at -5 in favor of the Patriots at most online sportsbooks.  BetUS.com had the Patriots at -5.5 coming into Saturday.  Some books did have this one off the board due to Brett Favre’s “questionable” starting status.   He has two fractures on his left ankle. 

Though Favre did practice on Friday, Vikings head coach Brad Childress has said that the quarterback starting would be a gametime decision, saying that he "probably will" wait until the last hours before kickoff to decide. 

"Can he protect himself? And what gives us the best chance to win?" Childress said in response to a question about whether he wants Favre to start.

If he doesn't, Tarvaris Jackson will take over.

"I'm not losing any sleep over it. It will all sort itself out," Childress said.

The 2-4 Vikings will face the 5-1 Patriots in a situation where New England is 6-1 Against The Spread in their last 7 games as a home favorite of 3.5-10.0 and the Vikings are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 road games, giving New England a tremendous advantage in this game (especially if Favre doesn’t play much). 

Gambling911.com notes that there are not a whole lot of other significant trends to consider coming into this game.

- Dan Shapiro, Gambling911.com

Advertisement:

[Would you like to get a 55% bonus on your first deposit at BetUS? That can translate into hundreds of dollars in FREE CASH.  Plus get 25% of all your buddies initial deposits. JOIN NOW.]

Football News News

2021 NFL Draft Recap

2021 NFL Draft Recap

The 2021 NFL Draft is in the books, and the fans of 31 teams have a reason to feel optimistic about the future.The one exception being the Houston Texans, who didn’t have a pick until the third round, and then promptly used that pick to foretell even more pain for the future.

2021 Prop Bets for Rookie QB Stats and Starts, WR, RB, TE and Defensive Players

2021 Prop Bets for Rookie QB Stats and Starts, WR, RB, TE and Defensive Players

No one knows how this year’s class of rookies will impact the 2021 NFL season, but the oddsmakers have made their projections.

Following news that Aaron Rodgers is looking to get out of Green Bay, a few teams stand out as favorites for landing the marquee starting quarterback.  These include the Broncos and Raiders.

What Are The Broncos Odds of Landing Aaron Rodgers?

Aaron Rodgers made it clear last week that he wants out of Green Bay and that got oddsmakers scrambling to post odds on where he will end up next.

Draft Round 2-3 Prop Bets 2021

Draft Round 2-3 Prop Bets 2021

Following the conclusion of Round 1 of the 2021 NFL Draft, BetOnline has created odds for OROY and DROY.

Betting Odds on Aaron Rodgers Leaving the Green Bay Packers

Betting Odds on Aaron Rodgers Leaving the Green Bay Packers

The odds don't suggest Aaron Rodgers is going anywhere, but there are additional odds projecting where he might land if he is ultimately traded.

Syndicate