NFL Predictions: Vikings vs. Lions Betting Pick for September 26th 2010

Touthouse HandicappersSenior Writer ISeptember 24, 2010

Minnesota Vikings vs. Detroit Lions
Pick: Minnesota -10.5 -110 odds
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This pick falls into one of my top NFL systems and the Vikings despite starting out 0-2 have been very unlucky in both games. If you study the Vikings games closely you will see that they should actually be 2-0 to start the season. The Vikings will put up big numbers against this Detroit defense that has allowed an average of 27 points per game this season. The Lions will have a very hard time scoring against this stingy Vikings defense that has only allowed an average of 14 points per game this season and an average of just 267 total yards per game. The lions are just 1-5-1 ATS in their last 7 games against an NFC North opponent and they are just 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games played in week 3 of the season. The Lions are just 2-6-2 against the spread in their last 10 games played against Minnesota and they lost both games last season against the Vikings by 17 points and 14 points. The Lions will get a hungry Vikings team that is still one of the best teams in the NFL and the Vikings will look to prove just that with a dominating win at home Sunday. Take Minnesota as my free NFL Pick for week 3 as they win by at least 21 points if no major injuries occur during the game.