Check out our free Vikings vs Saints prediction for the NFL week 4 game in London. See who USA Wager likes to win and cover the spread in this football game. And, get our insight into the best over-under point total bet.
Vikings vs Saints Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 4
On Sunday, October 2nd, the Minnesota Vikings travel to take on the New Orleans Saints at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. The two NFC teams will kick things off at 9:30 PM ET, and will be televised on NFLN.
Heading into Sunday’s game, the odds suggest this will be a close matchup. Will Minnesota pull off the win as a slight road favorite? Or, will New Orleans take care of business at home? Keep reading to USA Wager’s Vikings vs Saints prediction.
- Spread: MIN -2.5 | NO +2.5
- MoneyLine: MIN +-145 | NO 121
- Total: 43.5
Vikings vs Saints Prediction: Spread
Heading into week 4, the Vikings have played all of their games against NFC opponents. So far, they have a record of 2-1. This season, Minnesota currently has an average point differential of 1.0 points per game, placing them 14th in the league. So far, the Vikings have been favored in 2 of their 3 games. The average point spread in these matchups is -4.
Across the Vikings’ last 5 road games, the team averaged 17.4 points per game while allowing 26.6. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 1-4, while going 1-4-0 straight-up. Through their last 5 games as the favorite, the Vikings have an ATS record of 4-1 and a straight up mark of 5-0.
Heading into week 4, the Saints have played all of their games against NFC opponents. So far, they have a record of 1-2. With this record, the team is in the bottom half of the league in point differential. For the season, they have an average scoring margin of -5.67 points per game. Coming into this week’s action, the Saints will be the betting underdog for just the 2nd time this year. In the only other game as the underdog, the point spread was 2.5 points.
In their last 5 games at home, the Saints have a straight up record of 1-4 while going 1-4 vs the spread. The team averaged 10.8 points per game in this stretch. The Saints have a straight up record of 1-4 in their previous 5 games as the underdog. Against the spread, they had a mark of 1-4.
If looking to place a wager on the spread for this game, we recommend taking the Saints to cover the spread vs Minnesota. Look for the team’s ground game to come to life in week 4. Even though New Orleans is ranked just 16th in rush yards per game, this looks to be a favorable matchup for the unit.
Free Spread Prediction: New Orleans Saints 2.5
Vikings vs Saints Prediction: Total
Heading into this week’s matchup, the Vikings have an over-under record of 1-2. So far, the Vikings have found the most success on defense, ranking 10th in points allowed. On offense, they are closer to the NFL average at 19.33 points per game. On the other side, heading into this week’s matchup, the Saints have an over-under record of 1-2. On the season, New Orleans is ranked just 22nd in points per game at 17.0. Defensively, the team comes in closer to the league average, allowing 22.67 points per contest.
If looking to place a wager on the over-under, our projections see this game finishing with a total of 46 points, making the over the best bet.
Free Total Prediction: Over 43.5
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