Vikings open as 7-point underdogs to Saints

Jack White, Vikings Wire
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Minnesota had a chance to increase it playoff chances in Week 15, but the team could not deliver against Chicago.

With the Vikings’ loss to the Bears, most of Minnesota’s playoff hopes vanished. It’s now a long shot for the 6-8 Vikings to make the postseason.

This is an inconsistent Minnesota team and it shows in the odds of its next game. BetMGM have opened with the Saints as 7-point favorites over the Vikings. The over/under is at 51.5 for the Christmas day game.

It should be pointed out that the last time these two met, the Vikings defeated the Saints. But that was in the 2019 postseason. A lot about Minnesota has changed since then — with the biggest downgrade being the defense in 2020 compared to last season. And the Saints, in some ways, look better than they did last year.

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