Week 11 of the 2022 NFL season is filled with exciting matchups, including a meeting between the Dallas Cowboys and Minnesota Vikings. Both teams are among the best that the NFC has to offer, making this Cowboys vs Vikings showdown some must-see football.
After winning back-to-back games, the Cowboys were handed their first loss in nearly a month over the weekend, losing 31-28 to the Green Bay Packers in overtime. Considering how Dallas had a 14-point lead entering the fourth quarter, Mike McCarthy needs to find a way to get his team to compete for the entire 60 minutes.
Meanwhile, the Vikings are officially the team to beat after scoring a 33-30 overtime victory against the Buffalo Bills to improve to 8-1. Minnesota has now won seven straight games, having not lost since Week 2, leaving time to tell if that run continues on Sunday.
Betting News has gathered the latest Cowboys vs Vikings odds from FanDuel Sportsbook to help shed some light on the situation, along with a prediction and best bets for the NFL Week 11 game.
Dallas Cowboys vs Minnesota Vikings Week 11 Matchup Information and Betting Odds
- Matchup: Dallas Cowboys (6-3, 2-2 Away) vs. Minnesota Vikings (8-1, 4-0 Home)
- Venue & Location: U.S. Bank Stadium (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
- Date: Sunday, Nov. 20 2022
- Game Time: 4:25 p.m. Eastern Time
- Cowboys vs Vikings Info: CBS
Cowboys vs Vikings Early Odds
Game odds are via FanDuel as of Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 8:25 a.m. ET. Odds from other top online sportsbooks may also be mentioned in this article.
- Dallas Cowboys -1.5 (-110)
- Minnesota Vikings +1.5 (-110)
- Over 47.5 Points (-110)
- Under 47.5 Points (-110)
- Dallas Cowboys -124
- Minnesota Vikings +106
Dallas Cowboys vs Minnesota Vikings Betting Trends
- Dallas is 4-1 straight up in its last five games against Minnesota.
- Minnesota is 5-0 straight up in its last five home games.
- Dallas is 6-2 against the spread (ATS) in its last eight games.
- Minnesota is 10-3 ATS in its last 13 games against Dallas.
- The total has hit the under in 13 of Dallas’ last 20 games.
- The total has hit the under in eight of Minnesota’s last 12 games against Dallas.
Dallas Cowboys vs Minnesota Vikings Prediction and Picks
Cowboys vs Vikings Prediction: Vikings 30, Cowboys 26
Cowboys vs Vikings Picks: Vikings ML (Best Value: +106 at FanDuel) & Over 47.5 Points (Best Value: -110 at FanDuel)
Even though the Vikings are the home team and are on a seven-game winning streak, it’s the listing Cowboys who are the 1.5-point favorites here.
Nevertheless, the Cowboys have had some issues on the road lately. They’ve lost both of their last two games away from AT&T Stadium, however, one of those losses was against the NFC East-leading Philadelphia Eagles.
On the flip side, the Vikings are a perfect 4-0 at U.S. Bank Stadium this season. Not only do they own the fourth-best home offense in 2022 (28.5 PPG), but they’ve also held opponents to just 19.8 PPG on their own field (No. 14).
If the Vikings want to continue their impressive run at home, they must take advantage of the Cowboys’ recent defensive shortcomings. Though Dallas has the fifth-best scoring defense this campaign (18.2 PPG), the Cowboys have allowed 60 points over their last two games.
Furthermore, the Cowboys also gave up 786 total yards over that stretch. Now, they have a tough matchup against a Vikings offense filled with game-changing talent.
Justin Jefferson is averaging 8.5 catches and 135.7 receiving yards over his last six games. He hasn’t finished with fewer than 98 in any of those games and now enters this matchup after a 193-yard performance against the Bills last week. Even though the Cowboys allow the fourth-fewest receiving yards, it’s going to be tough to slow down Jefferson.
The Cowboys also have to worry about Vikings running back Dalvin Cook. Dallas is giving up the fourth-most rushing yards this season, which has only increased to an average of 188.0 yards over the last three weeks.
Meanwhile, Cook has rushed for at least 111 yards and a touchdown in two of his last three games, meaning it could be a big night for the 27-year-old.
As far as the Cowboys’ offense goes, the Vikings boast a top-10 run defense at home. In other words, it could come down to Dak Prescott and CeeDee Lamb to get the job done. The quarterback-wideout duo have connected on 16 passes for 227 yards and three touchdowns over the last week, so Dallas needs them to keep that up.
Still, the fact that the Cowboys came up short against the Packers makes it tough to trust them. Green Bay just isn’t good this season and Minnesota proved that with a 23-7 victory back in Week 1. Considering how Dallas couldn’t do the same, I’m leaning towards the Vikings winning this one.
To get the most value out of a Vikings win, take them at +106 on the moneyline. I’m also going with the total going over 47.5 points. The two sides have top-11 offenses, combining for 48.5 PPG. The total has also gone over in four of Dallas’ last five road games, as well as in five of Minnesota’s last seven games overall.
In other words, there’s a strong likelihood of the over being hit again.
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