Giants vs Vikings Final: 21-3 - Recap
|Giants vs Vikings Final: 21-3 - Recap|
Brandon Jacobs scampered through the Minnesota defense for 116 yards as New York handed the Vikings a 21-3 defeat on Monday at Ford Field.
New York was a favorite by 5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 43.5.
Eli Manning completed 22 of 37 pass attempts for 187 yards and 1 TD for the Giants in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Vikings defense.
Adrian Peterson rushed for 26 yards for Minnesota, while Joe Webb added 16 yards. Tarvaris Jackson threw for 118 yards for the Vikings, while receivers Sidney Rice and Bernard Berrian had 60 and 30 yards respectively.
New York outgained Minnesota 395-164 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 21-10 by the Giants.
The time of possession battle favored New York as their offense was on the field for 32:42, longer than the 27:18 of their opponents.
Next game, New York takes its act home to face Philadelphia looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head home to face Chicago.