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Sunday Night Football Betting Preview: Packers vs. Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings will christen their glamorous new stadium in Week 2 against the rival Green Bay Packers, as another chapter will be written in this ever-growing NFC North rivalry.

Shark Bites
  • The Packers are 10-2-1 SU in their last 13 games against the Vikings.
  • The Vikings are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games against teams with winning records.
  • The Packers are 11-3 SU in their last 14 games as road favorites.

The Vikes (1-0), who opened as 2-point underdogs, are coming off a season-opening 25-16 triumph over the Tennessee Titans. At the time of writing, Minnesota was day-to-day with their quarterback announcement.

Shaun Hill guided Minny to Week 1’s win, but his performance didn’t inspire much confidence in the coaching staff. Newly acquired signal-caller Sam Bradford is waiting in the wings, and another week of learning the playbook will likely help his starting chances.

Green Bay (1-0) held off a late charge by Jacksonville to start the campaign on the right foot in a 29-25 victory at EverBank Field. Aaron Rodgers was his usual dominant self, and star wide receiver Jordy Nelson didn’t miss a beat in his first action since missing the entire 2015 season with a knee injury.

The total, which opened at 44.5, will generate significant interest from UNDER bettors. In the last three meetings between the clubs, the UNDER is a perfect 3-0.

Green Bay will be out for revenge after Minny claimed the NFC North banner last year. The purple and gold hadn’t won the title since 2009 before then.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Minnesota Vikings were listed as 2.5-point underdogs at Bovada and other online Sportsbooks, with the total listed at one point at 44.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Vikings to win this game on Sunday 21-14. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NFL matchups here.

Green Bay Packers vs Minnesota Vikings Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Minnesota Vikings sport a record of 1-0 and 1-0 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Green Bay Packers sit at 1-0 and 0-1 ATS on the season. The over under totals records are 1-0 for the Vikings and 1-0 for the Packers. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Green Bay injuries news.

According to the Power Rankings here at Odds Shark it's the No. 11-rated Minnesota Vikings and the No. 14-rated Green Bay Packers in this matchup.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Packers's last action saw them get a 2-TD performance from Aaron Rodgers as they handed Jacksonville a 27-23 loss at EverBank Field.

Minnesota won its last game, 25-16 over Tennessee on Sunday, behind a 103-yard receiving performance from Stefon Diggs at Nissan Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Green Bay is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Green Bay's last 16 games
  • Green Bay is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Green Bay is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 11-3 ATS in its last 14 games at home
  • Minnesota is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Green Bay home to Detroit, Sunday, September 25th
Minnesota at Carolina, Sunday, September 25th