Recap - Giants Defeat Minnesota 23-7
|Recap - Giants Defeat Minnesota 23-7|
New York earned a 23-7 victory over Minnesota on Monday in Week 7 action at MetLife Stadium.
New York was a favorite by 4 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 48.5.
Eli Manning completed 23 of 39 pass attempts for 200 yards and 1 TD for the Giants in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Adrian Peterson rushed for 28 yards for Minnesota, while Cordarrelle Patterson added 2 yards. Josh Freeman threw for 190 yards for the Vikings, while receivers Greg Jennings and Jerome Simpson had 41 and 32 yards respectively.
Minnesota was outgained by New York 257-206 yards in Monday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 17-13 by the Giants.
Minnesota lost the time of possession battle 36:22/23:38, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
New York heads into a Week 8 battle against the Eagles. Minnesota, meanwhile, will have their next action against Green Bay.