The Minnesota Vikings will play against the Green Bay Packers this Saturday in the opening round of the NFC playoffs. NBC will carry this game which has a 8 pm EST kickoff from Lambeau Field in Green Bay, WI.
These two teams met last Sunday in that game the Vikings upended the Packers to earn a playoff birth. The Packers lost out on a first round bye with that loss but will host the Vikings this week.
What is the point spread in the Vikings and Packers game?The Packers are a 7.5 point favorite against the Vikings. The over/under for this game is 46 total points.
|Avg Points Allowed||21.8||21.0|
The Vikings will hope from more of the same from Peterson this week. Last week he came up just short of setting the NFL record for rushing yards in a season when he finished with 199 yards rushing. Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder had a big game against the Packers defense as well completing a key pass to start the Vikings final drive.
Before the Vikings closed the season with four straight wins they lost a game to Green Bay, in Lambeau. That will be the site of Saturday’s game. Green Bay will hope the return of corner Charles Woodson will help a defense which gave up three touchdown passes to Ponder last week.
Receiver Jordy Nelson is also expected to play after missing last weeks game, so too is fellow receiver and return man Randal Cobb. They should prove to be worthy targets for Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers.