Minnesota Vikings vs Carolina Panthers 10/1/2023 – On Sunday, October 1st, 2023, the Minnesota Vikings are on the road to Charlotte, where they will take on the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium. Football fans are eagerly awaiting this showdown, so let’s delve into the key details and predictions for this matchup between two winless teams in Week 4. The NFL betting website for Week 4 is buzzing online, and it appears that the Vikings hold the advantage over the Panthers in the upcoming game.
Minnesota Vikings vs Carolina Panthers 10/1/2023 Game Info
|When:||Sunday, October 1, 2023|
|Time:||1:00 PM ET|
|Where:||Bank of America Stadium|
Kevin O’Connell vs Frank Reich
The Carolina Panthers find themselves in an unfavorable position after starting the 2017-2018 campaign at 0-3 overall and 0-1 at home, currently sitting fourth in NFC South conference. Offensively, they’ve averaged 220 passing yards, 99 rushing yards, 18 points per game; on defense however they’ve allowed 215 passing yards, 136.1 rushing yards, and 27 points per game against.
Panthers standout players include quarterback Andy Dalton, who has completed 34 of 58 passes for 361 yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions. Miles Sanders led their rushing attack with 41 carries for 139 yards and one touchdown while wide receiver Adam Thielen recorded 20 receptions for 211 yards and two scores.
On the flip side, Minnesota Vikings also hold an identical 0-3 record, including an additional road loss. They currently sit fourth in NFC North conference. Offensively, Minnesota’s offense has been productive averaging 358 passing yards, 66 rushing yards, and scoring rates comparable to their rivals while defensively they’ve allowed an average of 273 passing yards, 120 rushing yards, and points per game against.
Minnesota Vikings Search for First Win Amidst Kirk Cousins’ Offensive Brilliance
Key players for the Vikings include quarterback Kirk Cousins, who has completed an impressive 96 of 138 passes for 1,075 yards with nine touchdowns and two interceptions. Running back Alexander Mattison has provided ground game punch with 39 carries for 155 yards and three touchdowns while wide receiver Justin Jefferson has become an invaluable receiving weapon with 27 receptions totaling 458 yards and one touchdown receptions.
Minnesota Vikings still looking for their first victory this season are hoping to avoid an 0-4 start, something they last achieved back in 2011 when they recorded just three victories all year. Kirk Cousins has been instrumental in driving their offense this year completing nearly 70% of his passes for 1,075 yards with nine touchdowns and two interceptions while finding reliable targets such as Justin Jefferson, Jordan Addison and T.J. Hockenson for 643 receiving yards and three touchdowns combined between them; their ground game has also not been very impressive averaging 66.3 yards per game under Alexander Mattison’s leadership.
On the defensive front, the Vikings have struggled, allowing an average of 27 points and 382.3 yards per game. Camryn Bynum leads with 31 tackles; Danielle Hunter has posted five sacks; while Theo Jackson has made one interception.
NFL Latest Odds: MIN -3.5 ; O/U 45
On the other side of the field, the Carolina Panthers are also looking for their first win this season and hoping to avoid an 0-4 start for the first time since 2010. Quarterback Andy Dalton has shown impressive accuracy thus far by completing 58.6% of his passes for 361 yards with two touchdowns and zero interceptions; wide receivers Adam Thielen and DJ Chark Jr have provided strong playmaking production; both receiving 312 receiving yards between them as well as three touchdowns between them while Hayden Hurst has added nine receptions; their rushing game averaged 99.3 yards per game with Miles Sanders leading with 139 total rushing yards per contest averaging 99.3 yards per contest; Miles Sanders led this impressive effort with 139 total yards gained and one score;
The defense has been one of the Panthers’ strengths this season. Averaging 27 points and 329 yards allowed per game, Derrick Brown leads his team with 20 tackles while Brian Burns has contributed three sacks and Deion Jones secured one interception.
Minnesota Vikings Betting Trends
Minnesota are 1-7-1 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Minnesota’s last 11 games.
Minnesota are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games.
Minnesota are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against Carolina.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 5 games on the road.
Minnesota are 1-6-1 ATS in their last 8 games against an opponent in the National Football Conference.
Carolina Panthers Betting Trends
Carolina are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Carolina’s last 6 games against Minnesota.
Carolina are 5-11 SU in their last 16 games at home.
Carolina are 6-14 SU in their last 20 games against an opponent in the National Football Conference.
Panthers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the National Football Conference North division.
Carolina are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games played in October.
Minnesota Vikings vs Carolina Panthers Betting Pick
As both teams seek their first win of the season, this matchup promises an intense battle. Football fans can expect an exciting contest as the Minnesota Vikings and Carolina Panthers aim to turn their fortunes around and secure their first victory of 2018. The 2023 NFL betting guide predicted a win for the Vikings on the European betting site.