Packers vs. Vikings: Week 11 NFL Betting Preview – November 21, 2021

Written By Staff on November 16, 2021

The Green Bay Packers (8-2) ready for an NFC North matchup in Week 11 with the Minnesota Vikings (4-5). The Vikings (+105 moneyline odds to win) will play host to the Packers (-1.5) on November 21, 2021 at 1:00 PM ET on FOX. The over/under for the game is set at 47 points.

In this article we will break down what you need to know to place a bet on the game. That includes key metrics, injury updates, and weather conditions, while also updating you with the best odds available.

This article makes reference to lines current as of November 21, 2021 at 12:13 PM ET. Browse all the latest odds for this matchup in the table below and click here to claim your free sports bet (up to $1,001) at Caesars!

Packers Vs. Vikings Betting Odds

Packers Vs. Vikings Player Props

Packers Vs. Vikings Betting Angles

Packers Vs. Vikings Weather

This contest will be played inside (U.S. Bank Stadium), so weather will not be a factor.

Packers Vs. Vikings Injury Report

Green Bay Injuries

Player Pos. Injury Status
Whitney Mercilus OLB Bicep Out
David Bakhtiari OT Knee Out
Za’Darius Smith OLB Back Out
Will Redmond FS Foot Out
Aaron Jones RB Knee (mcl) Out
Robert Tonyan TE Torn Acl Out
Jaire Alexander CB Shoulder Out
Allen Lazard WR Shoulder Out
Rashan Gary OLB Elbow Out
Malik Taylor WR Abdomen Out
Randy Ramsey OLB Leg Out
Kylin Hill RB Torn Acl Out
Chauncey Rivers OLB Torn Acl Out
Vernon Scott S Gameday Inactive Out
Josh Myers C Knee Out
Jack Heflin DL Gameday Inactive Out

Minnesota Injuries

Player Pos. Injury Status
Dakota Dozier G Covid-19 Out
Bashaud Breeland CB Groin Probable
Danielle Hunter DE Pectoral Out
Michael Pierce NT Elbow Out
Bisi Johnson WR Knee (acl) Out
Irv Smith Jr. TE Knee Out
Kellen Mond QB Gameday Inactive Out
Josh Metellus S Covid-19 Out
Harrison Hand CB Gameday Inactive Out
Ben Ellefson TE Knee Out
Jake Bargas FB Covid-19 Out
Ihmir Smith-Marsette WR Gameday Inactive Out
Wyatt Davis G Ankle Out
Jaylen Twyman DT Pelvis Out
Chazz Surratt LB Gameday Inactive Out
Janarius Robinson DE Lower Body Out

Packers Offense Vs. Vikings Defense

Packers Offense Stats (Rank) Vikings Defense
21.6 (19) Points/Gm 23.4 (16)
0.35 (20) Points/Play 0.35 (11)
339.4 (20) Yards/Gm 369.1 (23)
244.4 (20) Pass Yards/Gm 260.6 (16)
109.3 (19) Rush Yards/Gm 130.6 (28)
5.5 (17) Yards/Play 5.6 (16)
7.3 (14) Yards/Pass 7.3 (18)
4.2 (17) Yards/Rush 4.7 (29)
40.5% (12) 3rd Down % 34.5% (6)
53.8% (25) Red Zone % 68.0% (25)
9 (5) Turnovers 12 (14)
20 (14) Sacks 29 (1)

Vikings Offense Vs. Packers Defense

Vikings Offense Stats (Rank) Packers Defense
24.6 (14) Points/Gm 18.0 (3)
0.37 (15) Points/Play 0.30 (4)
384.7 (7) Yards/Gm 309.9 (3)
271.7 (11) Pass Yards/Gm 221.0 (4)
122.4 (9) Rush Yards/Gm 107.2 (14)
5.7 (15) Yards/Play 5.1 (3)
7.2 (17) Yards/Pass 6.3 (2)
4.4 (11) Yards/Rush 4.6 (26)
35.7% (26) 3rd Down % 42.2% (22)
66.7% (7) Red Zone % 73.1% (29)
6 (1) Turnovers 16 (6)
12 (1) Sacks 23 (11)

When The Packers Have The Ball

  • The Packers have conceded 20 sacks to rank 14th in the league. The Vikings’ defense has racked up 29 (most).
  • Minnesota allows 4.7 yards per rushing attempt (29th in the NFL). Green Bay is 17th in rushing, averaging 4.2 per carry.
  • The Packers have committed nine turnovers, fifth-lowest in the NFL, while the Vikings have forced 12 turnovers (14th-most in the league).
  • Green Bay’s rushing game ranks 19th in the NFL (109.3 yards per game). Minnesota gives up 130.6 rushing yards per game (28th).

When The Vikings Have The Ball

  • The Vikings offense is the seventh-best in the NFL with a 66.7% red-zone percentage. The Packers’ defense ranks 29th with a 73.1% opponent red zone rate.
  • Minnesota averages 4.4 yards per rushing attempt (11th in the NFL), and Green Bay allows 4.6 per carry (26th in the league).
  • The Vikings’ offense averages 7.2 yards per pass attempt (17th in the NFL). The Packers’ defense allows 6.3 yards per passing play (second in the league).
  • Green Bay’s defense allows 5.1 yards per play (third in the league). Minnesota’s offense averages 5.7 (15th).
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Packers Betting Trends And Insights

  • Green Bay is 9-1-0 ATS this season.
  • When playing as at least 1.5-point favorites this season, the Packers have an ATS record of 6-1.
  • Green Bay’s games have hit the over just twice this season.
  • In three games this season, Green Bay and its opponents have gone over 47 combined points.
  • The Packers are 6-1 in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 85.7% of those games).

Vikings Betting Trends And Insights

  • Minnesota has compiled a 5-4-0 record against the spread this year.
  • The Vikings have been an underdog by 1.5 points or more four times this season, and covered the spread each time.
  • So far this year, four out of Minnesota’s nine games with an over/under have gone over the point total.
  • Minnesota has combined with its opponents to score more than 47 points in six of nine games this season.
  • The Vikings have won two of the five games they’ve played as underdogs this season.

Packers Players To Watch

  • Aaron Rodgers has accumulated 2,186 passing yards (218.6 per game) while connecting on 196 of 295 passes (66.4%), with 17 touchdowns and four interceptions.
  • Aaron Jones has picked up a team-high 541 rushing yards (54.1 per game) and tallied three touchdowns. He has added 37 catches for 298 yards (also a team high) with four receiving touchdowns.
  • So far this season A.J. Dillon has rushed for 421 yards (42.1 per game), with two touchdowns. Dillon also makes an impact in the passing game, grabbing 16 passes for 196 and one touchdown.
  • Davante Adams has reeled in 65 passes for a team-high 864 yards and three touchdowns. He averages 86.4 receiving yards per game.
  • Randall Cobb has 265 receiving yards on 23 receptions (32 targets), with four touchdowns, averaging 26.5 yards per game.
  • This season Rashan Gary leads the team with 5.5 sacks and has added 3.0 TFL and 31 tackles.
  • De’Vondre Campbell has totaled 87 tackles, 4.0 TFL, 1.0 sack, and two interceptions, and he’s tops on his team in tackles.
  • Adrian Amos has a team-high two interceptions and has tacked on 60 tackles and six passes defended 10 this season.

Vikings Players To Watch

  • Kirk Cousins has thrown for 2,434 yards while completing 68.1% of his passes, with 18 touchdowns and two interceptions (270.4 yards per game).
  • Dalvin Cook has taken 139 carries for a team-leading 648 rushing yards (72.0 per game) while scoring three touchdowns.
  • Alexander Mattison has rushed for 289 yards on 78 carries (32.1 yards per game). He also has 19 catches for 142 yards and one touchdown.
  • This season Justin Jefferson has 55 catches for a team-high 775 yards (86.1 per game) and four touchdowns.
  • Adam Thielen has contributed with 50 receptions (on 73 targets) for 542 yards and seven touchdowns.
  • Tyler Conklin is averaging 39.2 receiving yards per game, racking up 35 receptions (49 targets) for 353 yards and three touchdowns.
  • Everson Griffen has 5.0 sacks to lead the team, and has also collected 4.0 TFL and 15 tackles.
  • Eric Kendricks leads the team in both tackles and interceptions, totaling 92 tackles, 5.0 TFL, 4.0 sacks, and two interceptions over the current campaign.

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