Detroit Lions vs Minnesota Vikings Odds

The Lions will play the Vikings on Sunday, December 24th, 2023. The matchup takes place at U.S. Bank Stadium. Watch this exciting Week 16 matchup at 1:02 pm EST. Check local listings for coverage on FOX.

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Key Matchup Stats

It's now Week 16, as the 2023-24 NFL regular season is coming to a close. This week's action includes a matchup between the Detroit Lions and Minnesota Vikings. They'll play on Sunday, December 24th, 2023 at U.S. Bank Stadium, in a game that may affect this season's playoff picture. We've highlighted each team's key performance stats below. Take note of the following as you handicap this matchup.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - Now Week 16 of the 2023-24 NFL regular season, the Detroit Lions have a 96.00 power ranking based on our formula. Their opponent, the Minnesota Vikings, currently possess a 94.00 power ranking.
  • Away Detroit Lions - With the season coming to a close, the Detroit Lions have a 5-2-0 record as an away team, ranking them 2nd in the league for away team wins.
  • Home Minnesota Vikings - The Minnesota Vikings come to this Week 16 game with a 2-4-0 record as a home team. They rank 6th in the league for home team wins as the 2023-24 regular season wraps up.
  • Points Scored - The Detroit Lions currently rank 5th (382) headed into Week 16, with the Minnesota Vikings ranked 18th (290) for points scored to date.
  • Points Against - As the regular season winds down, the Detroit Lions rank 8th (331) for points score against them. Note that the Minnesota Vikings now rank 24th (269) for points scored against.
  • Team Records - The final games of the season will determine who heads to the playoffs. Heading into Week 16, the Detroit Lions have a 10-4-0 record, with the Minnesota Vikings at 7-7-0 for the 2023-24 NFL regular season.

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Avast, ye scurvy dogs! The NFL regular season be near its end, and this be an important Week 16 matchup that may affect the playoff picture. On Sunday, December 24th, 2023, the Detroit Lions, standin' at 10-4-0, clash with the Minnesota Vikings, standin' at 7-7-0.

Arrr, the Lions be fightin' for a better playoff position with their 2-2-0 NFC North Division standin'. The Vikings, with a 2-1-0 Division standin', aim to spoil their rival's hopes. This be a battle for divisional supremacy!

This clash shall take place at the fearsome U.S. Bank Stadium, where the Vikings be hopin' to defend their home turf against the Lions' onslaught. It be a game fit for warriors!

According to the mighty SportsBetting3.com NFL Power Rankings, the Lions be sittin' high with a 96.00 rank, while the Vikings be close behind at 94.00. It be a fierce competition, me hearties!

If ye be lookin' to place a bet at BetRivers, BetWay, or BetMGM, be sure to look at this matchup's prop bets below. We've compared odds from our partner sportsbooks, so ye can make a wise decision.

This be a battle for the ages, me mateys! Will the Lions roar their way to victory, or will the Vikings defend their home like true warriors of the North? Tune in on December 24th to witness the outcome of this epic clash!

Best Lions at Vikings Odds


Best Point Spread Betting Odds
Underdog

Minnesota Vikings
Favorite

Detroit Lions
The Detroit Lions have a -3 -105 point spread at BetMGM VA. They are the point spread favorite in this matchup. The Minnesota Vikings have a +4.5 -121 point spread at BetRivers. The Minnesota Vikings are the point spread underdogs. Review how to bet on a point spread with our text and video tutorials.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetRivers has the best over line of 47 points. Risk $114 to win $100. BetMGM has the best under line of 47.5 points. Risk $110 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Minnesota Vikings
Favorite

Detroit Lions
The Detroit Lions are the -150 moneyline favorite. Risk $150 to win $100 on the Detroit Lions at BetMGM. The Minnesota Vikings are the +143 underdog at BetRivers. Risk $100 to win $143 on the Minnesota Vikings. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the point spread for the Detroit Lions vs Minnesota Vikings NFL game on Sunday, December 24th, 2023?

The Detroit Lions are -3 -105 point spread favorites at BetMGM, while the Minnesota Vikings are +4.5 -121 point spread underdogs at BetRivers.

What is the over-under total line for the Detroit Lions vs Minnesota Vikings NFL game on Sunday, December 24th, 2023?

The best over line is 47 -114 points at BetRivers, which means you risk $114 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 47.5 -110 points at BetMGM, and that means you risk $110 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the moneyline for the Detroit Lions vs Minnesota Vikings NFL game on Sunday, December 24th, 2023?

The Detroit Lions are the -150 moneyline favorite at BetMGM and the Minnesota Vikings are the +143 moneyline underdog at BetRivers.

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Underdog Minnesota Vikings - Minnesota Vikings bettors risk $100 to win $82.64 at -121 odds.

A +4.5 Minnesota Vikings underdog bet wins if they lose by 4 or fewer, tie, or win outright. Your bet loses if they lose by 5 or more.

Favorite Detroit Lions - Detroit Lions bettors risk $100 to win $88.5 at -113 odds.

A -4.5 Detroit Lions favorite bet wins if they win by 5 or more. Your bet loses if they win by 4 or fewer, tie, or lose outright.

Detroit Lions at Minnesota Vikings Prop Bets

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Recent Meetings Since 2019

Recent Meetings Since 2019
WeekGameResultMargin
2023
Week 18
Vikings vs Lions
Sunday, January 7th, 2024
DET 30, MIN 20
Ford Field
Lions by 10
2023
Week 16
Lions vs Vikings
Sunday, December 24th, 2023
DET 30, MIN 24
U.S. Bank Stadium
Lions by 6
2022
Week 14
Vikings vs Lions
Sunday, December 11th, 2022
DET 34, MIN 23
Ford Field
Lions by 11
2022
Week 3
Lions vs Vikings
Sunday, September 25th, 2022
MIN 28, DET 24
U.S. Bank Stadium
Vikings by 4
2021
Week 13
Vikings vs Lions
Sunday, December 5th, 2021
DET 29, MIN 27
Ford Field
Lions by 2
2021
Week 5
Lions vs Vikings
Sunday, October 10th, 2021
MIN 19, DET 17
U.S. Bank Stadium
Vikings by 2
2020
Week 17
Vikings vs Lions
Sunday, January 3rd, 2021
MIN 37, DET 35
Ford Field
Vikings by 2
2020
Week 9
Lions vs Vikings
Sunday, November 8th, 2020
MIN 34, DET 20
U.S. Bank Stadium
Vikings by 14
2019
Week 14
Lions vs Vikings
Sunday, December 8th, 2019
MIN 20, DET 7
U.S. Bank Stadium
Vikings by 13
2019
Week 7
Vikings vs Lions
Sunday, October 20th, 2019
MIN 42, DET 30
Ford Field
Vikings by 12

Team Standings

2023-2024 NFL Regular Season Standings - Detroit Lions, Minnesota Vikings
Team W L T Pct PF PA Home Away Div Div% Conf Conf% Strk L5
xz - Detroit Lions12500.7064613956-2-06-3-04-2-00.6678-4-00.6671W3-2-0
Minnesota Vikings71000.4123443622-6-05-4-02-4-00.3336-6-00.5004L1-4-0

Detroit Lions & Minnesota Vikings Futures Odds

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Detroit Lions & Minnesota Vikings Team Pages

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How to Bet on the Detroit Lions vs Minnesota Vikings NFL Game

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  4. Choose your bet and place a wager.

    Choose your bet and then use the funds you deposited to place a wager. The sportsbook will pay your winnings or deduct a losing wager from your account balance after the game.

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