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    The New York Giants (8-5-1) visit the Minnesota Vikings (11-3) at U.S. Bank Stadium on Saturday, December 24, 2022.

    Despite sporting a bottom-five defense that ranks worst in the NFL (399.2 yards allowed per game), the Vikings have had more success on the other side of the ball, ranking 13th in the NFL by totaling 354.6 yards per game. From an offensive perspective, the Giants are putting up 20.5 points per contest (20th-ranked). They rank 14th in the NFL on the other side of the ball (22.3 points surrendered per game).

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    Vikings vs. Giants Picks

    The majority of BetterPool users have picked the Giants to win as underdogs against the Vikings on Saturday (13.6% of users), while 58.3% think the Vikings will cover as 3.5-point favorites.

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    Game Info: Vikings vs. Giants

    • Game Day: Saturday, December 24, 2022
    • Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: FOX
    • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • Stadium: U.S. Bank Stadium

    Before placing a wager on Saturday’s Minnesota-New York spread (Minnesota -3.5) or over/under (48 points), check out the betting trends and insights below.

    Betting Insights for Vikings

    • The Vikings are 6-7-1 ATS this season.
    • The Vikings are 2-4 against the spread when favored by 3.5 points or more this season.
    • Nine of the Vikings’ 14 games with a set total have hit the over (64.3%).

    Stats & Insights for Vikings

    • The Vikings sport the 13th-ranked offense this season (354.6 yards per game), and they’ve been less effective on the other side of the ball, ranking worst with 399.2 yards allowed per game.
    • Despite sporting a bottom-five scoring defense that ranks fifth-worst in the NFL (24.9 points allowed per game), the Vikings have played better on the other side of the ball, ranking eighth in the NFL by putting up 25.1 points per game.
    • Despite sporting a bottom-five pass defense that ranks second-worst in the NFL (278.8 passing yards allowed per game), the Vikings have played better on offense, ranking seventh in the NFL by averaging 259.2 passing yards per game.
    • The Vikings have been a bottom-five run offense this season, ranking fifth-worst with 95.4 rushing yards per contest. On the defensive side of the ball, they are ranked 18th in the NFL (120.4 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • The Vikings are putting up a 40% third-down percentage on offense this year (16th in NFL), and they are allowing a 38.3% third-down percentage (13th) on defense.
    • The Vikings have the 14th-ranked offense in terms of yards per play this year (5.7), and they’ve been less effective on defense, ranking second-worst with 6.2 yards per play allowed.
    • The Vikings have the seventh-ranked turnover margin in the league at +4, forcing 21 turnovers (eighth in NFL) while turning it over 17 times (13th in NFL).

    Best Players for Vikings

    • Kirk Cousins: 3,818 PASS YDS / 272.7 YPG / 65.3% / 24 TD / 11 INT
    • Dalvin Cook: 230 CAR / 1,045 YDS / 74.6 YPG / 8 TD / 33 REC / 265 YDS / 18.9 YPG / 2 TD
    • Alexander Mattison: 52 CAR / 174 YDS / 12.4 YPG / 3 TD / 13 REC / 78 YDS / 5.6 YPG / 1 TD
    • Justin Jefferson: 111 REC / 1,623 YDS / 115.9 YPG / 7 TD
    • T.J. Hockenson: 65 REC / 730 YDS / 52.1 YPG / 4 TD
    • Adam Thielen: 66 REC / 686 YDS / 49 YPG / 5 TD
    • Za’Darius Smith: 42 TKL / 15 TFL / 10 SACK / 5 PD
    • Eric Kendricks: 120 TKL / 8 TFL / 1 SACK / 5 PD
    • Harrison Smith: 77 TKL / 1 TFL / 5 INT / 10 PD

    Betting Insights for Giants

    • The Giants are 10-4-0 against the spread this year.
    • In games this year in which they were an underdog by 3.5 points or more, the Giants have a 5-1 record against the spread.
    • Giants games have gone over the point total in five out of 14 opportunities (35.7%).

    Stats & Insights for Giants

    • The Giants rank 22nd with 325.2 total yards per contest on offense, and they rank 26th with 367.3 total yards allowed per game on defense.
    • In terms of points scored the Giants rank 20th in the NFL (20.5 points per game), and they are 14th on the other side of the ball (22.3 points allowed per game).
    • The Giants’ passing offense has been bottom-five this season, putting up 179 passing yards per game, which ranks fifth-worst in the NFL. On the defensive side of the ball, they rank 16th with 216.9 passing yards allowed per contest.
    • The Giants have been struggling in run defense, ranking third-worst with 150.4 rushing yards surrendered per game. They have been more productive on the other side of the ball, generating 146.2 rushing yards per contest (sixth-ranked).
    • The Giants rank 23rd in the NFL with a 37.2% third-down conversion percentage, but they’ve been led by their defense, which ranks fifth-best by surrendering a 34.9% third-down rate.
    • The Giants’ defense has been struggling in terms of yards given up per play, ranking fourth-worst at 6.1. They have been better on the other side of the ball, compiling 5.3 yards per play (24th-ranked).
    • The Giants have registered 17 forced turnovers (16th in NFL) and committed 13 turnovers (first in NFL) this season for a +4 turnover margin that ranks seventh in the NFL.

    Best Players for Giants

    • Daniel Jones: 2,694 PASS YDS / 192.4 YPG / 66% / 12 TD / 4 INT / 105 CAR / 583 RUSH YDS / 5 TD
    • Saquon Barkley: 269 CAR / 1,170 YDS / 83.6 YPG / 9 TD / 47 REC / 294 YDS / 21 YPG / 0 TD
    • Darius Slayton: 40 REC / 631 YDS / 48.5 YPG / 2 TD
    • Richie James Jr.: 42 REC / 403 YDS / 28.8 YPG / 3 TD
    • Dexter Lawrence: 57 TKL / 5 TFL / 6.5 SACK / 2 PD
    • Julian Love: 104 TKL / 6 TFL / 1 SACK / 2 INT / 4 PD
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