Authored by NFL Against The Spread Expert Analyst Charlie McDougall and produced by Charliessports.com for their 2014 Football game on Sunday December 21, 2014 at 1:00 PM EST.
The (6-8) Minnesota Vikings of the NFC North division will make the trip from the Twin Cities to South Florida to take on the (7-7) Miami Dolphins of the AFC East division in 2014 NFL action. The team will play at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. This Sports Handicapper believes Minnesota made a great choice in the hiring of Mike Zimmer a former accomplished defensive coordinator. The Miami Dolphins are all but eliminated from the post-season again. The betting line has Miami as six-point home favorite Against The Spread, and the betting odds total is at 42 for Sunday’s game.
The 2014-15 Minnesota Vikings lost at divisional foe Detroit 16-14 last Sunday. Minnesota is in third place in the North, but they have been competitive despite the loss of their best player Adrian Peterson. The betting odds has come in Minnesota last four on the road. Minnesota is 3-2 Against The Point Spread, going over the betting odds total only once on NFL Expert Point Spread Predictions their last five on the road. Calling signals for Minnesota will be Miami native Teddy Bridgewater. A first round draft pick threw two crucial interceptions in last week’s loss. The Minnesota Vikings are very strong up front on both the offensive and defensive lines. The key to a Minnesota win is to protect the quarterback and establish a running game.
The 2014-15 Miami Dolphins lost last Sunday at New England and the future of head coach Joe Philbin and quarterback Ryan Tannehill are up in the air. Miami isn’t very good to ATS bettors in the last month of the year going 0-5 their last five. Miami has dropped two of their last three straight up going 0-3 Against The Number in the span. Miami is 5-5 Against The Point Spread, going over the betting odds total three times and staying under seven their last ten. The key to a Miami win is to get pressure on Minnesota Rookie quarterback. The offense should be able to get separation in the passing game.
Free Pick: Minnesota+6.