New England Patriots vs. Minnesota Vikings Pick Prediction NFL Pro Football Odds Preview 9-14-2014
The New England Patriots will hit the highway in week two to face the Minnesota Vikings in a NFL pro football game betting pick prediction set for Sunday September 14th.
Kick off time from Minnesota is set for 1PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by CBS TV.
The wagering odds from this NFL contest have the road side New England Patriots the -3 point favorite with an over under line set at 49 points. Those who play on New England on the money line will lay -155 odds with the return on New England at +135 odds on the money line.
New England falls to 0-1 on the season after the 33-20 road defeat last week to the Miami Dolphins as the -3 ½ point wagering favorite. The game total finished at over 47 ½ points. The Patriots blew a 20-10 first half lead as they get outscored 23-0 in the second half.
The Patriots offense had issues with their pass protection and it resulted in just 315 offensive yards. Tom Brady hit on 29 of 56 passes for 249 yards and a touchdown. The team ran for 89 yards on 20 carries. New England held a +1 turnover margin. On defense the Patriots struggled defending the run as they surrendered 191 rushing yards to the Dolphins offense on 38 carries.
Minnesota is 1-0 on the year after the impressive 34-6 road victory last week to the St Louis Rams as the +3 point wagering underdog. The game total finished at under 43 ½ points. The Vikings were able to extend a 13-0 first half lead.
The Vikings run game shined in the win as the team ran for 186 yards on 30 carries. Matt Cassel hit on 17 of 25 passes for 170 yards and two touchdowns. Cordarrelle Patterson had a 67 yard touchdown run. The team had no turnovers and forced two away from the Rams. On defense Minnesota picked off two passes and held St Louis to 318 offensive yards with 72 rushing on 22 carries.