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The third NFL thanksgiving game features a rare matchup between the New England Patriots (6-4) and the Minnesota Vikings (8-2). The Patriots are coming off a victory, while the Vikings are coming off a blowout loss. Despite that, Minnesota is currently a 3-point favorite.

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New England Patriots

The New England Patriots have quietly been one of the hottest teams in football after a slow start to their season. They are 5-1 in their last six games, with a point differential of +68 and although this past weekend’s game against the Jets was as ugly as it gets, the Pats still came out on top.

Mac Jones and this offense have been underwhelming, but the defense has been spectacular. The Pats defense is fourth in the NFL in total yards allowed per game (302.8) and second in points allowed per game (16.9). What else do you expect from a Bill Belichick led team?

Minnesota Vikings

Before this week, many people were discussing the Vikings as legitimate Super Bowl contenders after a victory in Buffalo in Week 10. But the team followed that game up with an absolute dud. The Vikes welcomed Dallas into town in Week 11, where they were demolished by a score of 40-3.

On a positive note, it is just one game. The Vikings enter this game with an 8-2 record, and a major reason for their success has been their well-rounded offense. Wide receiver Justin Jefferson has evolved into one of the best receivers in football while running back Dalvin Cook continues to put up good numbers.

Betting Outlook

The last times these teams squared off was 2018, so history between them isn’t going to tell us much. However, the Pats have had their number winning each of their last five meetings. This season, the Patriots have been much more successful at covering, sitting at 6-3-1 against the spread on the season (3-1-1 on the road). The Vikings are 4-5-1 ATS this season (2-3 at home).

Check out our Patriots vs. Vikings picks.

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