Minnesota vs St. Louis Recap - Vikings Win 36-22
|Minnesota vs St. Louis Recap - Vikings Win 36-22|
Minnesota got a 212-yard performance from Adrian Peterson as a key part of its 36-22 victory over the Rams on Sunday at Edward Jones Dome.
Minnesota was the ATS victor, as they covered the 2.5-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 39.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Christian Ponder completed 17 of 24 pass attempts for 131 yards and 0 TDs for the Vikings in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Steven Jackson rushed for 73 yards for St. Louis, while Sam Bradford added 9 yards. Sam Bradford threw for 377 yards for the Rams, while receivers Brandon Gibson and Steven Jackson had 76 and 73 yards respectively.
St. Louis outgained Minnesota 432-322 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 29-18 by the Rams.
St. Louis lost the time of possession battle 30:27/29:33, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act on the road to face Houston looking for another win. For St. Louis, they head on the road to face Tampa Bay.