Betting on the Vikings SU and the Giants to Cover

  • The Vikings are three-point favorites at home against the New York Giants for Wild Card Weekend.
  • The Vikings have won all 12 games that they have been favored in during the 2022-23 season.
  • The Giants are the best team ATS this season and have gone 6-1 as the underdog on the road.

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – The Minnesota Vikings are beginning their postseason run as three-point favorites against the New York Giants at home. These two teams faced off during week 16 at US Bank Stadium and the Vikings won as 5.5-point favorites but failed to cover the spread.

There is value for NFL online sports betting to see a similar result as week 16 of the regular season, with the Vikings being the best team in the NFL as the favorite SU and the Giants having the most wins by any team against the spread when playing as road underdogs.

Betting on the Vikings’ Moneyline

During the Vikings’ 2022-23 13-win season, they won all twelve of the games that they were favored in at online sportsbooks. Being favored against NY during the Wild Card round by three points, the Vikings could win their 13th game when being favored.

The Giants have played seven games this season as the underdog on the road and have won three of those games. New York has also struggled against fellow NFC opponents, going 4-7-1 which is tied for the seventh-worst record by a team in conference play.

Betting on the Giants to Cover the Spread

The Giants finished the 2022-23 regular season as the number one team ATS by cover percentage, going 13-4. They have covered in their last four straight games and have gone 6-1 ATS when playing as the underdog on the road.

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The Vikings have struggled to cover this season, going 7-9-1 with a 50% cover percentage rate when playing as the home favorite. The Vikings have won six games during the 2022-23 season by four points or fewer, including a three-point victory over the Giants in week 16.

Bettors that back the Giants to cover have the safety net of the Vikings winning the game by exactly three points again, with five total games this season won by that margin. If they do fail to cover, Giants could give bettors their money back at the very least if the spread results in a push, through a three-point loss.

Will the Vikings win and the Giants cover on Saturday?