New England Patriots

Patriots Predictions

How we predict New England will fare against Minnesota
OFFENSE Patriots Vikings
Passing Yards254 yds The Patriots' average passing offense is matched by the Vikings
Average
Passing
VS
Average
Passing Defense
Rushing Yards109 yds The Patriots' average rushing offense won't be a factor against the Vikings
Average
Rushing
VS
Good
Rushing Defense
Points25 pts The Patriots' good point scoring may be a factor against the Vikings
Good
Scoring Ability
VS
Average
Overall Defense
Red Zone56% The Patriots' excellent red zone offense is matched by the Vikings
Excellent
Red Zone Offense
VS
Excellent
Red Zone Defense
Touchdowns3 TDs The Patriots' good touchdown scoring is matched by the Vikings
Good
TD Scoring
VS
Good
TD Defense
DEFENSE
Fumbles Caused1 fumble The Patriots' average skill at forcing fumbles won't be a factor against the Vikings
Average
Fumble Forcing
VS
Excellent
Ball Security
Interceptions1 int The Patriots' good interception ability may be a factor against the Vikings
Good
Picking
VS
Good
Accuracy
Sacks2 sacks The Patriots' average sacking ability may be a factor against the Vikings
Average
Pass Rush
VS
Average
Offensive Line
Minnesota Vikings

Vikings Predictions

How we predict Minnesota will fare against New England
OFFENSE Vikings Patriots
Passing Yards263 yds The Vikings' good passing offense may be a factor against the Patriots
Good
Passing
VS
Average
Passing Defense
Rushing Yards96 yds The Vikings' below average rushing offense won't be a factor against the Patriots
Below Average
Rushing
VS
Average
Rushing Defense
Points20 pts The Vikings' average point scoring won't be a factor against the Patriots
Average
Scoring Ability
VS
Good
Overall Defense
Red Zone51% The Vikings' average red zone offense won't be a factor against the Patriots
Average
Red Zone Offense
VS
Good
Red Zone Defense
Touchdowns2 TDs The Vikings' average touchdown scoring won't be a factor against the Patriots
Average
TD Scoring
VS
Good
TD Defense
DEFENSE
Fumbles Caused1 fumble The Vikings' good skill at forcing fumbles won't be a factor against the Patriots
Good
Fumble Forcing
VS
Excellent
Ball Security
Interceptions0 ints The Vikings' below average interception ability won't be a factor against the Patriots
Below Average
Picking
VS
Average
Accuracy
Sacks2 sacks The Vikings' average sacking ability won't be a factor against the Patriots
Average
Pass Rush
VS
Good
Offensive Line

OFFENSE

Whose offense is better when it counts?

passing

#11 Patriots
8.3
#4 Vikings
9.0
Great passing by the Vikings:
308 yds Jan 14, 2018 vs Saints
272 yds Nov 23, 2017 at Lions
304 yds Nov 12, 2017 at Redskins

rushing

#11 Patriots
7.6
#29 Vikings
5.1
Great rushing by the Patriots:
113 yds Feb 4, 2018 vs Eagles
193 yds Dec 24, 2017 vs Bills
191 yds Dec 3, 2017 at Bills

red zone performance

#1 Patriots
10.0
#19 Vikings
6.7
Great red zone performance by the Patriots:
75% Jan 21, 2018 vs Jaguars
67% Dec 24, 2017 vs Bills
67% Nov 19, 2017 at Raiders

scoring points

#5 Patriots
8.3
#16 Vikings
6.9
High points scored by the Patriots:
33 pts Feb 4, 2018 vs Eagles
27 pts Dec 17, 2017 at Steelers
33 pts Nov 19, 2017 at Raiders

Game History

See the previous matchups
Winner
Prediction
IronRank Before
IronRank After
Sep 14, 2014 Week 2
Minnesota Vikings
vs
New England Patriots
730
2625
16141578
15641628
Oct 31, 2010 Week 8
New England Patriots
vs
Minnesota Vikings
2818
2521
17361590
17471578
Oct 30, 2006 Week 8
Minnesota Vikings
vs
New England Patriots
731
1920
16411665
15931713

Iron Rank Over Time

See how our Iron Rank changes with each game

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