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Lions vs. Vikings Prediction, Preview, Spread, Channel

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Sunday, November 6, the Detroit Lions (4-4) take on the Minnesota Vikings (5-2). The game will be played at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, MN. Read on for our Lions vs. Vikings prediction and preview.

According to ESPN’s matchup predictor, which is based on its FPI rating, Minnesota wins the match-up between the two teams 76.4% of the time. The spread also suggests the Vikings are favorites to win matchup.

Spread: Minnesota -6

Game Time: 1:00 p.m. E.T.

Channel: FOX

Lions vs. Vikings preview:

The Detroit Lions opened the season with a win over the Indianapolis Colts. Then they dropped three straight against the Tennessee Titans, Green Bay Packers, and Chicago Bears. Then they took down the undefeated Philadelphia Eagles and kept to their winning ways against the Los Angeles Rams and Washington Redskins. Detroit stumbled against the Texans, however, and not sit at 4-4 on the season.

The Vikings opened the season with five straight wins and were the No. 1 team in the NFL according to ESPN's power rankings. That changed quickly, however, as Minnesota has dropped its last two games, and the offense has looked anemic in those two losses. Offensive coordinator Norv Turner surprisingly resigned earlier Wednesday morning, citing differences between himself and head coach Mike Zimmer.

The Vikings and Lions have played each other 109 times in history, with the Vikings holding a 71-36-2 advantage.

Lions vs. Vikings prediction:

The Vikings have been propped up by their terrific defense over the course of the season, but Minnesota has shown its weaknesses on offense. might outweigh a stellar defense. Quarterback Sam Bradford could not get comfortable in the pocket in the Vikings game against the Bears.

With Norv Turner resigning many think Minnesota could be in for a tailspin this season. Not so fast!

The Vikings will figure out their offensive woes, and the defense will step up.

Minnesota 27, Detroit 13