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Vikings Raiders Betting Preview for Week 11

Oakland RaidersMinnesota Vikings
Nov 20, 1:00 PM | Turf of The Metrodome

Oakland Raiders vs Minnesota Vikings Odds

5-4TEAM RECORD2-7

Oakland comes off a terrific road win in San Diego while Minnesota comes off a brutal road loss at Green Bay as the Raiders and Vikings clash on the Week 11 NFL odds menu.

The Raiders have dominated lately away from home, going 5-0 ATS in five recent road matches. The Vikes get a short week after losing on Monday to the Packers.

The Vikings are just 2-14 SU as an underdog, so if the line dips to +1 for minny (it opened at EVEN), that dog angle comes into play. The Raiders are just 2-13-1 ATS in their past 16 games as a favorite, not exactly a ringing endorsement for betting to back them as chalk.

View Oakland vs Minnesota Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're siding with the visitors in this one you'll find the Raiders listed as 1-point underdogs. Meanwhile, the over under line for the matchup was at 44.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Vikings at No. 21 and the Raiders at No. 17 heading into this contest. Handicapping models project a 21-17 result in favor of the Raiders.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Minnesota's No. 23-ranked offense (19.9 PPG) against a Raiders defense that ranks No. 27 at 25.9 PPG. The Vikings passing attack has averaged 180 yards per game, less than the Raiders give up through the air (246 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Raiders own the league's No. 8-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 101.5 yards per game when on the road. Minnesota, on the other hand, rates No. 1 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Last time out for Oakland, they were a 24-17 winner as they battled the Chargers on the road. The Raiders covered in the match as a 7-point underdog, while 41 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Last time we saw the Chargers, they had no answer for Michael Bush as the Raiders rolled to a 24-17 victory at Qualcomm Stadium.

Minnesota lost its last outing, a 45-7 result against the Packers on November 14. The Vikings failed to cover in that game as a 12.5-point underdog, while the 52 combined points took the game OVER the total.

Oakland Raiders Trends:
When playing in November are 3-7
When playing on turf are 0-10
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing outside the division are 4-6

Minnesota Vikings Trends:
When playing in November are 7-3
When playing on turf are 3-7
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing outside the division are 6-4

A few Raiders at Vikings trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games
Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Oakland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Minnesota
Oakland is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games at home
Minnesota is 14-7 SU in its last 21 games at home
Minnesota is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Minnesota is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Oakland

Next up:
Oakland home to Chicago, Sunday, November 27
Minnesota at Atlanta, Sunday, November 27

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