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    The Minnesota Vikings (5-4) bring a four-game winning streak into a meeting with the New Orleans Saints (5-4) on Sunday, November 12, 2023 at U.S. Bank Stadium.

    The Saints rank 13th in total offense (343.8 yards per game) and seventh in total defense (304.3 yards allowed per game) this season. From an offensive perspective, the Vikings are accumulating 22.9 points per contest (13th-ranked). They rank 17th in the NFL on the other side of the ball (21.1 points surrendered per game).

    Saints vs. Vikings Picks

    Currently, 52.9% of Splash Inc. users are picking the Vikings to upset the Saints, with 59.3% expecting the Vikings to cover the 3-point spread on Sunday.

    Game Info: Saints vs. Vikings

    • Game Day: Sunday, November 12, 2023
    • Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: FOX
    • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • Stadium: U.S. Bank Stadium

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    Here’s a look at some betting trends and insights for New Orleans (-3) versus Minnesota on Sunday. The total has been set at 41 points for this game.

    Game Trends for Saints

    • The Saints have covered the spread only twice in nine opportunities this season.
    • The Saints are 0-2-1 against the spread when favored by 3 points or more this season.
    • Two of the Saints’ nine games with a set total have hit the over (22.2%).

    Stats & Insights for Saints

    • The Saints are putting up 343.8 yards per game on offense (13th in NFL), and they rank seventh on the other side of the ball with 304.3 yards allowed per game.
    • The Saints are putting up 21.7 points per game on offense (15th in NFL), and they rank seventh defensively with 19 points allowed per game.
    • The Saints are totaling 239.9 passing yards per game on offense, which ranks them 10th in the NFL. On the other side of the ball, they rank seventh, allowing 192 passing yards per game.
    • The Saints are compiling 103.9 rushing yards per game on offense, which ranks them 18th in the NFL. On defense, they rank 17th, allowing 112.3 rushing yards per game.
    • The Saints rank 20th in third-down conversion rate this season (37.3%), but they’ve been playing really well on the defensive side of the ball, ranking fourth-best in the NFL with a 34.1% third-down percentage allowed.
    • This season, the Saints are putting up 5.2 yards per play (22nd in the league), while allowing 5.2 per play on the defensive side of the ball (seventh in the NFL).
    • The Saints own the third-best turnover margin in the NFL at +8, forcing 18 turnovers (first in NFL) while turning it over 10 times (ninth in NFL).

    Best Players for Saints

    • Derek Carr: 2,121 PASS YDS / 235.7 YPG / 65.5% / 10 TD / 4 INT
    • Alvin Kamara: 95 CAR / 346 YDS / 57.7 YPG / 2 TD / 43 REC / 272 YDS / 45.3 YPG / 1 TD
    • Taysom Hill: 49 CAR / 255 YDS / 28.3 YPG / 3 TD / 20 REC / 142 YDS / 15.8 YPG / 1 TD
    • Chris Olave: 50 REC / 563 YDS / 62.6 YPG / 2 TD
    • Rashid Shaheed: 26 REC / 501 YDS / 55.7 YPG / 3 TD
    • Michael Thomas: 38 REC / 439 YDS / 48.8 YPG / 1 TD
    • Demario Davis: 65 TKL / 5 TFL / 3 SACK / 3 PD

    Game Trends for Vikings

    • So far this season, the Vikings have compiled a 5-3-1 record against the spread.
    • The Vikings have a 2-1-1 record against the spread in games they were an underdog by 3 points or more this season.
    • The Vikings have hit the over in two of nine games with a set total (22.2%).

    Stats & Insights for Vikings

    • The Vikings rank eighth with 354.8 total yards per game on offense, and they rank 14th with 328 total yards given up per game on the defensive side of the ball.
    • In terms of points scored the Vikings rank 13th in the NFL (22.9 points per game), and they are 17th on defense (21.1 points allowed per game).
    • The Vikings’ pass offense has been dominant, compiling 273.4 passing yards per contest (second-best) this season. Defensively, they rank 18th by allowing 225.4 passing yards per game.
    • The Vikings’ running game has been sputtering, ranking fourth-worst in the NFL with 81.3 rushing yards per game. They have been better defensively, surrendering 102.6 rushing yards per contest (12th-ranked).
    • The Vikings’ defense has been bottom-five on third down this season, ceding a 45.2% third-down conversion rate, which ranks fourth-worst in the NFL. On the offensive side of the ball, they rank 10th with a 45.2% third-down rate.
    • The Vikings are putting up 5.8 yards per play on offense this season (sixth-ranked). Meanwhile, they are allowing 5.4 yards per play (11th-ranked) on defense.
    • The Vikings have fared poorly in terms of turnovers, as their turnover margin of -5 is fifth-worst in the NFL.

    Best Players for Vikings

    • Joshua Dobbs: 1,727 PASS YDS / 191.9 YPG / 63.2% / 10 TD / 5 INT / 54 CAR / 324 RUSH YDS / 4 TD
    • Alexander Mattison: 122 CAR / 434 YDS / 48.2 YPG / 0 TD / 23 REC / 158 YDS / 17.6 YPG / 3 TD
    • T.J. Hockenson: 60 REC / 547 YDS / 60.8 YPG / 3 TD
    • Jordan Addison: 41 REC / 534 YDS / 59.3 YPG / 7 TD
    • K.J. Osborn: 32 REC / 377 YDS / 41.9 YPG / 2 TD
    • Jordan Hicks: 80 TKL / 3 TFL / 1 SACK / 1 INT / 4 PD
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