Kirk Cousins: NFL Player Props for Week 17 Vikings vs Lions – January 3, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 3, 2021

Kirk Cousins and the Minnesota Vikings square off against the Detroit Lions on Sunday on the road at Ford Field. Here’s some betting insights and tips around Cousins’ passing yards and rushing attempts prop bets in that matchup.

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Kirk Cousins Week 17 Player Props

Cousins’ Game-by-Game Stats

Week Opponent Pass Comp. Pass Att. Pass Yards Pass TDs INTs Rush Att. Rush Yards Rush TDs
Week 1 Packers 19 25 259 2 1 4 34 0
Week 2 @Colts 11 26 113 0 3 0 0 0
Week 3 Titans 16 27 251 3 2 2 14 0
Week 4 @Texans 16 22 260 1 0 4 5 0
Week 5 @Seahawks 27 39 249 2 1 1 2 0
Week 6 Falcons 24 36 343 3 3 0 0 0
Week 8 @Packers 11 14 160 1 0 0 0 0
Week 9 Lions 13 20 220 3 0 0 0 0
Week 10 @Bears 25 36 292 2 1 1 -1 0
Week 11 Cowboys 22 30 314 3 0 1 4 0
Week 12 Panthers 34 45 307 3 0 4 19 0
Week 13 Jaguars 28 43 305 3 1 3 12 0
Week 14 @Buccaneers 24 37 225 1 0 5 41 0
Week 15 Bears 24 35 271 2 1 3 25 0
Week 16 @Saints 27 41 291 3 0 0 0 0
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Passing Yards Betting Tips

  • Sunday’s passing yards over/under for Cousins is set at 291.5, 34.2 more yards than his season average of 257.3.
  • In 33.3% of his games this season (five of 15 matchups), Cousins has thrown for more than 291.5 yards.
  • The Lions are the NFL’s 29th-ranked pass defense this season, yielding 291.7 yards per game through the air.
  • Cousins’ average passing yards prop this season has been set at 258, which he’s fallen short of by 0.7 yards on average.
  • Cousins’ season-long passing yards prop bet average is 258, a figure he’s eclipsed in nine out of 15 games this season (60%).
  • Cousins has exceeded his passing yards total in 60% of his opportunities this season (nine of 15 games).

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Rushing Attempts Betting Insights

  • Cousins has notched 1.9 rushing attempts per game, 0.4 more than the over/under in Sunday’s game (1.5).
  • Cousins has collected more than 1.5 rushing attempts in seven of 15 games this season (46.7% of his opportunities).
  • Cousins’ 1.9 rushing attempts per game is 0.1 more than his average rushing attempts prop bet over/under of 1.8.
  • In just seven of 15 games this year, Cousins achieved the over on rushing attempts prop bets (46.7% of his opportunities).
  • Cousins has outperformed his average rushing attempts prop bet total (1.8 rushing attempts) in only 46.7% of his games (seven of 15 games).
  • This season, Lions opponents have ran the ball 30.4 times per game, the third-most in the NFL.

Odds and insights reflect consensus player props available as of December 31, 2020. CLICK HERE to place your bet on Kirk Cousins or the Minnesota Vikings at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Vikings vs. Lions Betting Odds

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