Who's Playing

Minnesota Vikings (home) vs. Detroit Lions (away)

Current records: Minnesota 4-3-2; Detroit 3-4-1

What to Know

Detroit will square off against Minnesota at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday. Coming off of a loss in a game they were expected to win, Detroit now face the more daunting task of proving themselves against unfavorable odds.

It was a hard-fought game, but Detroit had to settle for a 14-28 loss against Seattle last-week game. Marvin Jones and Matthew Stafford were two go-getters for Detroit despite the loss. The former caught 7passes for 117 yards and 2 touchdowns, while the latter passed for 310 yards and 2 touchdowns.

Meanwhile, Minnesota came up short against New Orleans, falling 20-30.

With the two teams each stumbling in off of a defeat, both will be hungry for the victory. We'll see which team satisfies their hunger and which team leaves with an empty stomach.

How To Watch

  • When: Sunday at 2:00 PM ET
  • Where: U.S. Bank Stadium, Minnesota
  • TV: FOX
  • Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free)
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $99.22


The Vikings are a solid 4.5 point favorite against the Lions.

This season, Minnesota are 3-3-2 against the spread. As for Detroit, they are 4-2-1 against the spread

Bettors have moved against the Vikings slightly, as the game opened with the Vikings as a 6.5 point favorite.

Series History

Minnesota and Detroit both have 3 wins in their last 6 games.

  • 2017 - Detroit Lions 23 vs. Minnesota Vikings 30
  • 2017 - Minnesota Vikings 7 vs. Detroit Lions 14
  • 2016 - Detroit Lions 16 vs. Minnesota Vikings 13
  • 2016 - Minnesota Vikings 16 vs. Detroit Lions 22
  • 2015 - Detroit Lions 19 vs. Minnesota Vikings 28
  • 2015 - Minnesota Vikings 26 vs. Detroit Lions 16

Top Projected Fantasy Players

  • Adam Thielen: 16.8 points
  • Latavius Murray: 11.41 points
  • Kirk Cousins: 22.21 points


The current forecast: light rain, with a temperature of 37 degrees.