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The division rival Minnesota Vikings and Detroit Lions are set to renew hostilities on Sunday when they meet at Ford Field.

In their last action, Minnesota was a 24-23 winner at home against the Titans. They covered the 3.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (47) was profitable news for OVER bettors.

Last time out for Detroit, they were a 35-13 winner as they battled the Bills on the road. The Lions covered in the match as a 4-point favorite, while 48 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Team records:
Minnesota: 10-6 SU, 8-7-1 ATS
Detroit: 4-12 SU, 5-10-1 ATS

Minnesota most recently:
When playing in September are 4-6
When playing on turf are 8-2
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing within the division are 4-6

Detroit most recently:
When playing in September are 4-6
When playing on turf are 2-8
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing within the division are 1-9

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Minnesota is 18-4 SU in its last 22 games when playing Detroit
Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games when playing at home against Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Detroit's last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Detroit's last 10 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games at home

Next up:
Minnesota at Chicago, Sunday, September 15
Detroit at Arizona, Sunday, September 15