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Detroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings Preview 11/11/2012

 
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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Sunday when the Detroit Lions and the Minnesota Vikings meet at The Metrodome.
Oddsmakers currently have the Vikings listed as 2½-point favorites versus the Lions, while the game's total is sitting at 47.
The Lions were a 31-14 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Jaguars. They covered the 6-point spread as favorites, while the total score (45) made winners of OVER bettors.
Minnesota was a 30-20 loser in its last match on the road against the Seahawks. They failed to cover the 4.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 50 sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

CURRENT STREAK:
Detroit has won 2 straight games.
Minnesota has lost 2 straight games.

TEAM RECORDS:
Detroit: 4-4 SU, 3-4-1 ATS
Minnesota: 5-4 SU, 3-5-1 ATS
DETROIT MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in November are 3-7
When playing on turf are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing within the division are 5-5

MINNESOTA MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in November are 4-6
When playing on turf are 5-5
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing within the division are 1-9


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Detroit's last 15 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Detroit's last 9 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Detroit's last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Detroit's last 18 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
Minnesota is 13-1 SU in its last 14 games when playing at home against Detroit
Minnesota is 17-4 SU in its last 21 games when playing Detroit
Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Minnesota's last 9 games when playing Detroit

NEXT UP:
Detroit home to Green Bay, Sunday, November 18
Minnesota at Chicago, Sunday, November 25