The Vikings vs Eagles defeated the Minnesota Vikings last season’s NFC Championship game. The Vikings hope to produce a different result in a regular season matchup when the two teams meet on Sunday at 1:25 p.m. PT/4:25 p.m. PT on FOX.
What to Know
On Sunday Philadelphia take on Minnesota at 4:25 p.m. Philadelphia are the favorites in this one — although they were the favorites in their last matchup, too, so the odds might count for a little less.
Philadelphia fought the good fight in their overtime contest last Sunday but wound up with a less-than-desirable result. They fell just short of Tennessee by a score of 23-26. Philadelphia’s loss came about despite a quality game from Carson Wentz, who passed for 348 yards and 2 touchdowns.
Minnesota came within a touchdown against the Rams, but wound up with a 31-38 loss. This makes it the second defeat in a row for Minnesota.
With both teams hitting sour notes in their previous games, they will no doubt be looking to produce a better outcome in this one. The two teams might be coming in a bit winded after having run the length of the field multiple times (Philadelphia picked up 465 yards, Minnesota 476).
How To Watch
When: Sunday at 4:25 PM ET
Where: Lincoln Financial Field, Pennsylvania
Follow: CBS Sports App
The Eagles are a solid 3 point favorite against the Vikings.
This season, Philadelphia are 1-3-0 against the spread. As for Minnesota, they are 1-2-1 against the spread
Vegas had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Eagles as a 2.5 point favorite.
The Vikings are off to an unexpected 1-2-1 start after suffering their second consecutive loss last week to the Los Angeles Rams. Despite throwing for 422 yards and three touchdowns, quarterback Kirk Cousins couldn’t lead his new team to a win over quarterback Jared Goff, star running back Todd Gurley, and the Rams talented receiving corps, who tallied give total touchdowns against Minnesota’s secondary.
Philadelphia sits at an even 2-2 going into Week 5’s contest against the Vikings. The Eagles fell to the Titans in Week 4 by just three points in overtime. Franchise quarterback Carson Wentz looked strong in his second start back for Philadelphia, despite the final score. Wentz went 33-of-55 for 348 yards and two touchdowns, connecting with wide receivers Alshon Jeffery and Jordan Matthews in the end zone.