On Sunday, December 3, 2017, the 9-2 Minnesota Vikings travel to Mercedes-Benz Stadium to take on the 7-4 Atlanta Falcons. This is a contest that pits two of the most surprising teams in the NFL against one another, as Atlanta was expected to roll on their way back to the Super Bowl, while Minnesota was expected to be fighting for the post season. However, it is Atlanta fighting for their playoff lives while Minnesota is dominating the NFC North.
The Vikings have played well against the spread this season, going 8-3 including going 5-0 against the spread in their last five contests. The Vikings are 15-8 against the spread on the road in their last 23 games. They have gone over in four of their last five games, and over in five of their last seven on the road. In the last seven games between these two teams in Atlanta, Minnesota is 5-2 in the total has gone under in seven of the last eight games in Atlanta.
The Falcons are 5-6 against the spread this season and are 1-3-1 against the spread in the last five games between these two teams. Atlanta has gone over in 18 of their last 25 games, including going over in 13 of their last 16 at home. The Falcons have won seven of their last 10 games at home.
Vikings vs. Falcons