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NFL Betting Preview: Carolina Panthers vs. Minnesota Vikings
October 1, 2023
The Minnesota Vikings and Carolina Panthers enter this game looking for their first win of the season and one team will come away with their first win of the 2023 NFL season when the Minnesota Vikings travel to take on the Carolina Panthers in week 4 of the NFL season. Which team will come away with the win in this matchup on Sunday? Let’s take a closer look at how these teams are faring this season.
The Minnesota Vikings enter this game with a record of 0-3 following a 24-28 loss at home against the Los Angeles Chargers while failing to cover the 1.5-point spread as a home underdog in week 3 of the NFL season. Minnesota scored 24 points while compiling a total of 475 total yards offensively which included 367 passing yards and 130 rushing yards while allowing 28 points and 475 total yards defensively which included 454 passing yards and 30 rushing yards. Kirk Cousins led the team in passing, completing 32 of 50 targets for 367 yards with three touchdowns and an interception while adding ten rushing yards. Alexander Mattison led the team in rushing with 20 carries for 93 yards while adding five receptions for 32 yards. Justin Jefferson led the team in receiving, catching seven of 13 targets for 149 yards and a touchdown.
Carolina enters this game with a record of 0-3 following a 27-37 loss on the road against the Seattle Seahawks while failing to cover the 4.5-point spread as a road underdog in week 3 of the NFL season. The Panthers scored 27 points while compiling a total of 378 yards offensively which included 361 passing yards and 44 rushing yards while allowing 37 points and 425 total yards defensively which included 296 passing yards and 146 rushing yards. Geno Smith led the team in passing, completing 23 of 36 attempts for 296 yards with a touchdown and an interception. Kenneth Walker III led the team in rushing with 18 carries for 97 yards and two touchdowns while adding three receptions for 59 yards. DK Metcalf led the team in receiving, catching six of eight targets for 112 yards.
BookMaker has the Minnesota Vikings listed as 3-point favorites on the road against the Carolina Panthers on Sunday in week 4 of the NFL season. Minnesota has won six of the last ten including the previous three matchups in a row while Carolina has outscored Minnesota by an average of 19.6 to 17.3 points per game in the last ten while the Vikings have won the last three matchups by an average of 7.67 points per game.
Minnesota is the more talented team this season and has been the better team in the series, winning six of the last ten including the previous three matchups in a row. The Vikings have won by an average margin of 7.67 points per game over the last three games in the series. As a result, I am taking the Minnesota Vikings -3 on BookMaker for this matchup on Sunday.
Spooky Express Pick: Minnesota Vikings -3
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