Originally written on Tireball.com  |  Last updated 1/4/13
The Minnesota Vikings will play against the Green Bay Packers this Saturday in the opening round of the NFC playoffs. NBC will carry this game which has a 8 pm EST kickoff from Lambeau Field in Green Bay, WI. These two teams met last Sunday in that game the Vikings upended the Packers to earn a playoff birth. The Packers lost out on a first round bye with that loss but will host the Vikings this week. What is the point spread in the Vikings and Packers game?The Packers are a 7.5 point favorite against the Vikings. The over/under for this game is 46 total points. MIN GB W-L 10-6 11-5 Avg Points 23.7 27.1 Avg Points Allowed 21.8 21.0 Home Record 7-1 7-1 Road Record 3-5 4-4 Division Record 4-2 5-1 The Vikings will hope from more of the same from Peterson this week. Last week he came up just short of setting the NFL record for rushing yards in a season when he finished with 199 yards rushing. Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder had a big game against the Packer...
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