Vikings vs Lions

The Minnesota Vikings will play the Detroit Lions on Thanksgiving Day Football, start time at 12:30 PM ET, at Ford Field.


The Minnesota Vikings (8-2) are one of the hottest teams, winning six games in a row. The Vikings defeated the Los Angeles Rams, 24-7, in which Case Keenum completed 27 of 38 passes for 280 yards and a touchdown.

On the ground, Latavious Murray rushed for 95 yards and two touchdowns in 15 carries while Jerrick McKinnon added 48 yards in 14 attempts. In the receiving end, Adam Thielen posted 123 yards and a touchdown in six catches while Kyle Rudolph added 58 yards in five catches. Stefon Diggs had 32 yards in four receptions.

Offensively, the Vikings are averaging 24.1 points and 372.5 total yards (249.2 in passing and 123.3 in rushing) per game. Defensively, the Vikings are yielding 17.2 points and 290.5 total yards (212.8 in passing and 77.7 in rushing) per game.

The Detroit Lions (6-4) have won their last three games, including a 27-24 win over the Chicago Bears. Matthew Stafford completed 21 of 31 passes for 299 yards and two touchdowns.

On the ground, Theo Riddick posted 35 yards in nine attempts while Ameer Abdullah added 22 yards in 11 carries. In the receiving end, Marvin Jones Jr. posted 85 yards and a touchdown in four receptions while TJ Jones added 55 yards in four catches. Kenny Gollady had 55 yards in two catches.

Offensively, the Lions are averaging 27.1 points and 338.4 total yards (257.6 in passing and 80.8 in rushing) per game. Defensively, the Lions are yielding 23.4 points and 354.5 total yards (240.3 in passing and 114.2 in rushing) per game.

Vikings vs Lions game schedule info:

Date: November 23, 2017
Start Time: 12:30 PM ET
TV Channel Schedule: Fox
Live Stream: NFL Game Pass
Odds and Point Spread: -1.5 Minnesota
Prediction: Minnesota wins