Vikings vs Lions Live Stream Online,The Minnesota Vikings visit the Detroit Lions in the first game of the NFL’s Thanksgiving Day triple-header. The game opened as a pick’ em, which means neither team was favored, but the Vikings are now three-point favorites.
Kickoff begins at 12:30 ET
The Detroit Lions own the edge in the recent rivalry with the Minnesota Vikings, winning nine of the last 14 meetings, including a 14-7 decision earlier this season.
Can Detroit sweep the series for the second year in a row when the teams meet Thanksgiving afternoon at Ford Field?
The Vikings just ran their winning streak to six in a row with an important 24-7 victory over the Rams last week. Minnesota spotted Los Angeles an early touchdown and then threw a shutout from there.
Meanwhile, Vikings running back Latavius Murray scored to forge a 7-7 tie in the second quarter, then scored again to snap that tie early in the fourth.
Minnesota then iced the game a few moments later on a 65-yard Case Keenum-to-Adam Thielen scoring hookup and covered as two-point favorites.
On the day, the Vikings outgained Los Angeles 451-254, outrushed the Rams 171-45 and dominated time of possession by a 37-23 margin.
Minnesota has now outgained each of its last eight opponents and outrushed five of its last six foes. The Vikings are also now 6-2 both SU and ATS since Keenum took over as the starter at quarterback.
At 8-2 overall, Minnesota now sits in the No. 2 spot in the NFC playoff standings, just one game behind 9-1 Philadelphia.
On the day, Detroit got outgained by Chicago 398-352, but the Lions defense scored a touchdown—its fifth of this season—and stiffened as the game progressed, holding the Bears to seven points over the final 37 minutes.
Two weeks ago, the Lions beat Cleveland 38-24, covering a 10-point spread and just before that they won at Green Bay 30-17, covering as three-point favorites, although the Packers were without Aaron Rodgers.
At 6-4 overall, Detroit is tied with Atlanta for the No. 6 seed in the NFC playoff standings, but the Falcons own the head-to-head tiebreaker on the Lions.