Sunday Night Football Preview, Picks, and Predictions

Sunday Night Football Preview, Picks, and Predictions

Sunday, November 25, 2018, will find the Sunday Night Football game being played at U.S. Bank Stadium as the Minnesota Vikings. play host to the Green Bay Packers.  The kickoff is scheduled for 8:20 PM ET and the opening line for this contest has Minnesota as a 3 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 49.5.

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The Green Bay Packers are 6-4-0 against the over/under

The Green Bay Packers are 4-5-1 against the spread

The Minnesota Vikings are 5-5-0 against the over/under

The Minnesota Vikings are 5-4-1 against the spread

 

Injuries for Green Bay

S Kentrell Brice Ankle is questionable Sunday vs Minnesota
CB Kevin King Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs Minnesota
G Lucas Patrick Concussion is questionable Sunday vs Minnesota
DL Mike Daniels Foot is questionable Sunday vs Minnesota
LB Nick Perry Knee is questionable Sunday vs Minnesota
WR Randall Cobb Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs Minnesota
S Raven Greene Ankle is questionable Sunday vs Minnesota
CB Bashaud Breeland Groin is questionable Sunday vs Minnesota
TE Jimmy Graham Thumb is out indefinitely
WR Geronimo Allison Groin IR
DL Muhammad Wilkerson Ankle IR
CB Davon House Knee IR
WR Jake Kumerow Shoulder IR
LB Jake Ryan Knee IR

 

Injuries for Minnesota

S Andrew Sendejo Groin is questionable Sunday vs Green Bay
LB Anthony Barr Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs Green Bay
TE David Morgan Knee is questionable Sunday vs Green Bay
T Mike Remmers Back is questionable Sunday vs Green Bay
CB Mike Hughes ACL IR
T Aviante Collins Elbow IR
DE Ade Aruna Knee IR
T Cedrick Lang Leg IR
DE Hercules Mata’afa Knee IR
FB Johnny Stanton Leg IR
TE Josiah Price Knee IR
C Nick Easton Neck IR

 

The Packers enter the game with 24 points scored for 21st best in the NFL and average 6.2 yards per play. They have run for 1,088 yards on 214 rushing attempts for 5.1 yards per attempt. Quarterback Aaron Rodgers has tossed for 3,073 yards with 238 passes completion on 385 attempts for 61.8%. The defense has allowed 243 points which is 26th best in the league and they have allowed 6.2 yards per pass and 1,261 yards on the ground.

The Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins averages 7.2 yards per pass and 10.2 yards for each completion. Also, he has thrown for 2,946 yards this season with 409 attempts and 289 completions. The team ground attack has run 211 times for 4 yards per attempt and 847 yards. Minnesota averages 5.6 yards per play for 13th best in the NFL. The defense is the 2nd best rush defense in the league as they have allowed 948 yards on 26o attempts. They have allowed 229 points and rank 1st.

 

Pick: I like both the offenses which move the game changer to defense. Take Minnesota -3.

 

 

 

2018 Sunday Night Football Schedule

Kickoff ATLANTA FALCONS vs PHILADELPHIA EAGLES SEP 6
1 CHICAGO BEARS vs GREEN BAY PACKERS SEP 9
2 NEW YORK GIANTS vs DALLAS COWBOYS SEP 16
3 NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS vs DETROIT LIONS SEP 23
4 BALTIMORE RAVENS vs PITTSBURGH STEELERS SEP 30
FLEX SCHEDULING BEGINS
5 DALLAS COWBOYS vs HOUSTON TEXANS OCT 7
6 KANSAS CITY CHIEFS vs NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS OCT 14
7 CINCINNATI BENGALS vs KANSAS CITY CHIEFS OCT 21
8 NEW ORLEANS SAINTS vs MINNESOTA VIKINGS OCT 28
9 GREEN BAY PACKERS vs NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS NOV 4
10 DALLAS COWBOYS vs PHILADELPHIA EAGLES NOV 11
11 MINNESOTA VIKINGS vs CHICAGO BEARS NOV 18
Thanksgiving ATLANTA FALCONS vs NEW ORLEANS SAINTS NOV 22
12 GREEN BAY PACKERS vs MINNESOTA VIKINGS NOV 25
13 SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS vs SEATTLE SEAHAWKS DEC 2
14 PITTSBURGH STEELERS vs OAKLAND RAIDERS DEC 9
15 PHILADELPHIA EAGLES vs LOS ANGELES RAMS DEC 16
16 KANSAS CITY CHIEFS vs SEATTLE SEAHAWKS DEC 23
17 TBD vs TBD DEC 30