Detroit Falls 20-13 to Vikings - Recap
Detroit was unable to contain Adrian Peterson on Sunday and the result was a 20-13 Week 4 loss against the Vikings.
Bettors who backed the Vikings were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 3.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 48.5.
Christian Ponder completed 16 of 26 pass attempts for 111 yards and 0 TDs for the Vikings in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Mikel LeShoure rushed for 26 yards for Detroit, while Matthew Stafford added 14 yards. Matthew Stafford threw for 319 yards for the Lions, while receivers Joique Bell and Brandon Pettigrew had 72 and 67 yards respectively.
Minnesota was outgained by Detroit 341-227 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 23-15 by the Lions.
Minnesota lost the time of possession battle 30:42/29:18, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Titans. The Lions will aim to get back on the winning track at Philadelphia.