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New York Giants (9-7-1) vs. Minnesota Vikings (13-4)
January 15, 2023, 4:30 PM EDT
The Line. Minnesota Vikings -3.5 / New York Giants +3.5; Over / Under: 47.5
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The Minnesota Vikings and New York Giants face off Sunday in an NFL NFC Wild Card Round game from US Bank Stadium. New York enters this game after a 9-7-1 regular season. The Giants are ranked sixth in the NFC. As for Minnesota, they went 13-4 overall this year. The Vikings finished third with that record behind the Eagles and 49ers. Check out free NFL picks all season long at Sports Chat Place.

After 11 games this year, New York was 7-4 overall, again losing only to the Cowboys, Seahawks, Lions and Cowboys. Over the past six games, the Giants are 2-3-1 with losses to the Eagles, Vikings and Eagles again (and tied with Washington).

The Giants trailed 16-0 at halftime against the Eagles on Sunday. New York jumped out to a 16-6 lead in the second half, but couldn’t come back in a 22-16 loss. Davis Webb threw for 168 yards and a TD, while Gary Brightwell had 60 rushing yards on 11 carries.

The Vikings are 9-2 overall after 11 games this year. Minnesota then fell to the Eagles and Cowboys. Over the past six, it’s been a 4-2 win for the Vikings over the Jets, Colts, Giants and Bears.

Against the Bears in the final week of the regular season, Minnesota outscored Chicago 16-6 in the first half. The Vikings scored 13 more points in a 29-13 victory. Kirk Cousins ​​passed for 225 yards with a TD and Alexander Mathison rushed 10 times for 54 yards and two touchdowns.

New York is 4-0 ATS in their last four overall and 4-0 ATS in their last four road games. The Giants are 5-1 ATS vs. the team with a winning record.

Meanwhile, the Vikings are 1-4 ATS in their last five overall and 2-8-1 ATS in their last 11 vs. the NFC. Minnesota is 1-4 ATS in their last five straight.

CHOOSE I’ll probably still take Minnesota. This is difficult, however. The Vikings have been playing by the proverbial skin of their teeth all season, and it’s likely to be a pretty close game. The last time these teams met was just a little while ago, on December 24. Minnesota cruised to a 27-24 victory at home despite collecting two turnovers and holding New York to just 3-for-11 on third downs. . It’s going to be another dogfight, but I think the Vikings can get there.

As for New York, their backup group did a good job against Philadelphia on Sunday. That will go a long way in getting a fresh team on the field for this matchup and bodes well for the Giants. Here you can easily make a great case for a New York cover. A great game to check out!

Andrew’s Free Choice.

Minnesota Vikings -3.5


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