NFL Picks: Week 7 Vikings vs. 49ers
BUSR NFL LINES
SPREAD: San Francisco 49ers -6.5 (-115), Minnesota Vikings +6.5 (-105)
MONEYLINE: San Francisco 49ers- 309, Minnesota Vikings +240
TOTAL: San Francisco 49ers O 44 (-110), Minnesota Vikings U 44 (-110)
McCaffrey and 49ers Set to Reclaim the Spotlight
For the San Francisco 49ers, Brock Purdy has been effective in managing the offense, amassing 1,396 passing yards, averaging 232.7 yards per game, and boasting a completion rate of 67.5%. Purdy has thrown for ten touchdowns and just one interception, making him a reliable playmaker. Christian McCaffrey has been the driving force in the ground game, with 553 rushing yards, an average of 92.2 yards per game, and a remarkable seven touchdowns. Additionally, McCaffrey has been a dual-threat with 177 receiving yards and two receiving touchdowns. Brandon Aiyuk and Deebo Samuel have been key targets for Purdy, combining for three touchdowns and 756 receiving yards.
On the defensive side, players like Drake Jackson, Fred Warner, and Talanoa Hufanga have made significant contributions in tackles for loss, sacks, interceptions, and pass defense. The NFL Odds have the 49ers as one of the favorites to win it all.
Vikings Eye Continued Success Against Tough 49ers
For the Minnesota Vikings, Kirk Cousins has been the steady hand at quarterback, averaging 181 passing yards per game and throwing eight touchdowns with no interceptions this season. Alexander Mattison has taken on the role of the primary rusher, while T.J. Hockenson has been a reliable target for Cousins. The NFL Lines and Vikings with a Big Challenge to win this game.
The San Francisco 49ers have shown consistency with four wins against the spread in six games this season. When they’ve been favorites by 6.5 points or more, the 49ers have covered the spread in two out of four games. Regarding over/under bets, the 49ers’ games have exceeded the point total in half of their contests, with a 50% success rate.
In contrast, the Minnesota Vikings have secured two wins against the spread thus far in the 2023 season. Their games have hit the over just once in six opportunities, showcasing a 16.7% success rate in surpassing the point total.