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    The Minnesota Vikings (2-4) host the San Francisco 49ers (5-1) at U.S. Bank Stadium on Monday, October 23, 2023.

    The 49ers rank sixth in total offense this year (371.3 yards per game), but they’ve been thriving on defense, ranking third-best in the NFL with 371.3 yards allowed per game. In terms of points scored the Vikings rank 17th in the NFL (21.5 points per game), and they are 21st on the other side of the ball (22.5 points allowed per game).

    49ers vs. Vikings Picks

    Splash Inc. users think the Vikings will win straight up as underdogs and cover against the 49ers, with 7.2% of users picking them to win and 24.3% picking them to cover the 6.5-point spread on Monday.

    Game Info: 49ers vs. Vikings

    • Game Day: Monday, October 23, 2023
    • Game Time: 8:15 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ABC/ESPN
    • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • Stadium: U.S. Bank Stadium

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    Before you bet on Monday’s San Francisco-Minnesota spread (San Francisco -6.5) or over/under (44 points), check out the betting insights and trends below.

    Game Trends for 49ers

    • The 49ers are 4-2-0 ATS this season.
    • The 49ers are 2-2 against the spread when favored by 6.5 points or more this season.
    • The 49ers have hit the over in three of their six games with a set total (50%).

    Stats & Insights for 49ers

    • The 49ers have the sixth-ranked offense this season (371.3 yards per game), and they’ve been even more effective on defense, ranking third-best with only 278 yards allowed per game.
    • The 49ers have been making things happen on both sides of the ball this year, as they rank second-best in scoring offense (30.7 points per game) and best in scoring defense (14.5 points allowed per game).
    • Offensively, the 49ers rank 13th in the NFL with 223 passing yards per game. Meanwhile, they rank 10th in passing yards allowed per contest (197.8).
    • The 49ers have been surging on both offense and defense in the running game, ranking third-best in rushing offense (148.3 rushing yards per game) and fifth-best in rushing defense (80.2 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • The 49ers are averaging a 43.9% third-down conversion rate on offense, which ranks them eighth in the NFL. On the other side of the ball, they rank 12th, giving up a 37.5% third-down conversion rate.
    • The 49ers have been clicking on all fronts in terms of yards per play this year, as they rank second-best in offensive yards per play (6.1) and third-best in yards per play allowed on defense (4.8).
    • The 49ers have the best turnover margin in the league at +8, forcing 11 turnovers (sixth in NFL) while turning it over three times (first in NFL).

    Best Players for 49ers

    • Brock Purdy: 1,396 PASS YDS / 232.7 YPG / 67.5% / 10 TD / 1 INT
    • Christian McCaffrey: 110 CAR / 553 YDS / 92.2 YPG / 7 TD / 23 REC / 177 YDS / 29.5 YPG / 2 TD
    • Jordan Mason: 21 CAR / 117 YDS / 23.4 YPG / 2 TD / 1 REC / 13 YDS / 2.6 YPG / 0 TD
    • Brandon Aiyuk: 25 REC / 454 YDS / 90.8 YPG / 2 TD
    • Deebo Samuel: 20 REC / 302 YDS / 50.3 YPG / 1 TD
    • George Kittle: 18 REC / 216 YDS / 36 YPG / 3 TD
    • Fred Warner: 48 TKL / 3 TFL / 2 SACK / 2 INT / 4 PD

    Game Trends for Vikings

    • The Vikings have covered the spread twice in six opportunities this season.
    • Out of Vikings six games with a set total, one has hit the over (16.7%).

    Stats & Insights for Vikings

    • With 338.7 total yards per game on the offensive side of the ball, the Vikings rank 12th in the NFL in 2023. Defensively, they rank 15th, giving up 331.2 total yards per game.
    • The Vikings are posting 21.5 points per contest on offense this season (17th-ranked). Meanwhile, they are surrendering 22.5 points per contest (21st-ranked) on defense.
    • The Vikings’ pass offense has been dominant, accumulating 263.7 passing yards per contest (third-best) this season. Defensively, they rank 17th by allowing 218.8 passing yards per game.
    • The Vikings’ rushing offense has been a bottom-five unit this season, registering 75 rushing yards per game, which ranks third-worst in the NFL. On defense, they rank 18th with 112.3 rushing yards allowed per contest.
    • The Vikings rank 26th in the NFL with a 34.2% third-down conversion percentage on offense, and 25th with a 43.5% third-down percentage allowed on defense.
    • The Vikings’ defense ranks ninth in the NFL with 5.2 yards surrendered per play, but they’ve been carried by their offense, which ranks fourth-best by generating 5.9 yards per play.
    • The Vikings have not done well in terms of turnovers, as their turnover margin of -7 is fourth-worst in the NFL.

    Best Players for Vikings

    • Kirk Cousins: 1,679 PASS YDS / 279.8 YPG / 67.2% / 14 TD / 4 INT
    • Alexander Mattison: 82 CAR / 320 YDS / 53.3 YPG / 0 TD / 18 REC / 104 YDS / 17.3 YPG / 2 TD
    • Cam Akers: 33 CAR / 92 YDS / 23 YPG / 1 TD / 5 REC / 21 YDS / 5.3 YPG / 0 TD
    • T.J. Hockenson: 36 REC / 304 YDS / 50.7 YPG / 2 TD
    • Jordan Addison: 22 REC / 277 YDS / 46.2 YPG / 4 TD
    • K.J. Osborn: 17 REC / 214 YDS / 35.7 YPG / 2 TD
    • Camryn Bynum: 60 TKL / 2 TFL / 2 PD
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