Bettors of the Denver Broncos have been taking it to the books so far in the 2015 NFL season and could make that a perfect 4-0 ATS record in Week 4 against the Minnesota Vikings.
- The Broncos are 9-1 SU in their past 10 games at home.
- The Vikings are 2-10 SU in their last 12 games on the road in October.
- The Broncos defense has six interceptions and five forced fumbles this season.
Denver dispatched Detroit by a score of 24-12 thanks to 324 passing yards and two touchdowns from Manning, covering the -3 number in the process.
If you’re looking for an edge in this game, it’s going to be in the rushing department. Minnesota comes in as the third-best running team in the league at 144.3 yards on the ground per game while Denver has averaged a mere 57 per contest, the second-worst mark in the NFL.
The Vikes will have an off week after Sunday’s tilt, a trend that will surely appeal to bettors of the Norseman. Minny is 6-0 SU and ATS in the last six seasons before the bye.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
Those siding with the visitors in this matchup saw the Minnesota Vikings listed as 4.5-point underdogs at shops such as Bodog. Meanwhile, the over under line for the betting matchup was at 44 over at 5Dimes.
Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 20-16 result in favor of the Broncos. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NFL matchups here.
Minnesota Vikings vs Denver Broncos Matchup
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
Betting fans of the Denver Broncos have seen them go 3-0 and 3-0 ATS so far this season, while the Minnesota Vikings are at 2-1 and 2-1 ATS. In over under totals betting, the Minnesota Vikings are 0-3, while the Denver Broncos are 1-2. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Denver vs Minnesota injuries news.
According to the Power Rankings here at Odds – VSB
it’s the No. 5-rated Denver Broncos and the No. 16-rated Minnesota Vikings in this matchup.
The game also pits Denver’s No. 13-ranked offense, averaging 24.67 PPG, against a Vikings defense that ranks No. 5 this week at 16.67 PPG. The Broncos aerial game is averaging 233.67 yards per game, less than the Vikings secondary allows through the air, 243 YPG per game.
Defensively, the Minnesota Vikings feature the league’s No. 32-rated road run defense, allowing 230 yards per game. The Denver Broncos, meanwhile, ranks No. 29 in rushing offense at home.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Adrian Peterson ran through the San Diego defense for 126 yards in Minnesota’s last game, handing the Chargers a 31-14 setback on Sunday at TCF Bank Stadium.
In Denver’s last outing, Peyton Manning threw for 324 yards to lead the Broncos over Detroit 24-12 at Ford Field.
- Minnesota is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota’s last 6 games
- Minnesota is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
- Minnesota is 2-15-1 SU in its last 18 games on the road
- Denver is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
- Denver is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Denver’s last 9 games
- Denver is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Minnesota home to Kansas City, Sunday, October 18th
Denver at Oakland, Sunday, October 11th