The New Orleans Saints will get to avenge their first loss of the season when they visit the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. The game will be played at the U.S. Bank Stadium, and it is scheduled to begin at 4:40 PM. ET.
What can we expect from the Saints today? The Saints’ defense came up big in the final minutes of their Wildcard game against the Carolina Panthers and allowed them to walk away with the win.
This week, the Saints will be hoping for another great performance by their defense when they face the team that defeated them in their season opener.
Against the Panthers, the Saints offense did a very good job moving the ball, they will have a tougher time doing so against the Vikings defense, which was one of the best in the league this season.
In their first meeting, the Saints fell behind quickly and were forced to abandon the run, this time around, their defense is much better and their running game has also improved, giving them a good chance to win the game.
They will need Drew Brees to avoid throwing costly interceptions to win this one.
The Vikings are going into this game with a lot of confidence because they already beat the Saints this year and also finished with the second best record in the NFC.
The biggest question mark they have going into this game is Case Keenum, who doesn’t have a lot of playoff experience. If Keenum isn’t rattled by the pressure of playoff football, the Vikings should be able to move the ball well. If he gets rattled, they will need their defense to bail them out of this one.
If the Vikings are able to pull off the win, they will be one step closer to being the first team to play the Super Bowl in their own stadium.
2018 Saints Vs Vikings Predictions Going into Super Bowl 52
Current betting odds have the Vikings favored to win by 4 points. The over/under on total points scored is 44.5. The Vikings might win the game but the Saints will keep it close. Take New Orleans +4. In short, the Vikings are looking to play in Super Bowl 52 at home at U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday, February 4th, 2018 and in order to do that they have to beat the Saints today.