Vikings vs Lions Final: 24-10 - Recap
|Vikings vs Lions Final: 24-10 - Recap|
Adrian Peterson ran for 160 yards as Minnesota handled Detroit by a score of 24-10 on Sunday at The Metrodome.
Minnesota was the ATS victor, as they covered the 13-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 42.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Brett Favre completed 23 of 34 pass attempts for 201 yards and 1 TD for the Vikings in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Lions defense.
Jahvid Best rushed for 26 yards for Detroit, while Stefan Logan added 21 yards. Shaun Hill threw for 237 yards for the Lions, while receivers Tony Scheffler and Calvin Johnson had 60 and 56 yards respectively.
Minnesota outgained Detroit 368-295 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 21-17 by the Vikings.
Detroit lost the time of possession battle 31:52/28:08, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Minnesota heads into a Week 5 battle against the Jets. Detroit, meanwhile, will have their next action against Green Bay.