Minnesota Defeats Tennessee 24-23 - Recap
|Minnesota Defeats Tennessee 24-23 - Recap|
The Vikings were Preseason Week 4 winners on Thursday, coming out on top of the Titans by a score of 24-23 at The Metrodome.
Minnesota was the ATS victor, as they covered the 3.5-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 38.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
McLeod Bethel-Thompson completed 19 of 26 pass attempts for 187 yards and 1 TD for the Vikings in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Titans defense.
Darius Reynaud rushed for 56 yards for Tennessee, while Jalen Parmele added 46 yards. Rusty Smith threw for 178 yards for the Titans, while receivers Rashad Ross and Jack Doyle had 64 and 48 yards respectively.
Minnesota was outgained by Tennessee 417-342 yards in Thursday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 27-20 by the Titans.
The time of possession battle favored Tennessee as their offense was on the field for 33:40, longer than the 26:20 of their opponents.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act on the road to face Detroit looking for another win. For Tennessee, they head on the road to face Pittsburgh.