The Arizona Cardinals, who lost in each of the first five games of the season, have had the upper hand in the last two games against the Seattle Seahawks and New Orleans Saints. In Week 8, as they prepare to take on the Minnesota Vikings on tour, they are underdogs again.
According to the bookmaker Tipicothe Vikings opened the week as favorites, winning the game against the Cardinals.
Let’s look at the betting lines and odds.
Week 8 Odds and Betting Lines Cardinals vs Vikings
Cardinals +160 (Bet $100 to win $160)
Vikings -200 (Bet $200 to win $100)
At +160, the Cardinals have a 38.46% implied chance of winning the game in Minnesota.
At -200 Vikings have a 66.7% implied chance, or 1/2 fractional chance of defeating the Cardinals.
The Cardinals have 3-4, the Vikings have 5-1.
Against spread (ATS)
Cardinals +3.5 (-105)
Vikings -3.5 (-115)
A $105 ATS bet on the Cardinals is worth $100 if they beat the Vikings, tie them, or lose by no more than three points.
A $115 ATS bet on Minnesota will win 4100 if the Vikings beat the Cardinals by at least four points.
The Cardinals are 4-3 ATS this season and the Vikings are 2-4 ATS.
Over 48.5 (-115)
Less than 48.5 (-105)
If you place an Over bet, a $115 bet will net you $100 if teams score at least 49 points.
A $105 bet on Under wins $100 if they total no more than 48 points.
Cardinals have 2-4-1 O/U, Vikings have 3-3 O/U.
History of personal meetings between Cardinals and Vikings
The Vikings are 17-12 against the Cardinals all-time – 15-12 in the regular season and 2-0 in the playoffs.
The Vikings have won 10 straight home games against the Cardinals. The last time the Cardinals played in Minnesota was the St. Louis Cardinals in 1977.
Last season, Arizona beat the Vikings 34–33 when Minnesota kicker Greg Joseph missed a field goal after running out of time that could have won the game.
Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray leads 1-0 in his career against the Vikings.
Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins is 2-3 in five career starts against the Cardinals.
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