New Orleans Saints
New Orleans ended the regular season with a 42-10 rout of the Carolina Panthers on the road.
Saints QB Drew Brees has thrown for 2,979 yards, 27 touchdowns and four interceptions. The leading rusher is Alvin Kamara with 797 yards and five touchdowns. Michael Thomas led the Saints receivers with 1,725 yards (which also leads the NFL) and nine touchdowns. Demario Davis is the leading tackler with 111.
The Vikings ended the regular season with a 21-19 loss at home to the Chicago Bears, although with their Wild Card place already booked, Minnesota held back most of their regular starters for the game.
Over the course of the regular season, Kirk Cousins has thrown for 3,603 yards, 26 touchdowns and six interceptions. Dalvin Cook leads the rushers with 1,135 yards and 13 touchdowns, while Stefon Diggs is the leading receiver with 1,130 yards and six touchdowns. Erik Kendricks leads the way in tackles for the Vikings with 110.
New Orleans Saints vs Minnesota Vikings Betting Lines & Pick
With regards to NFL Playoff predictions for this game, with the veteran Drew Brees leading the way, the New Orleans offense is capable of troubling anyone and although Minnesota look stronger than the Saints defensively, it’s difficult to go against the home team here.
For the NFL tip, we’ll go to the Point Spread market and back the Saints -8.0 at odds of -106 (1.94) with Sports Interaction.