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Football Point Spread: Lions vs. Vikings, Texans vs. Titans

The betting preview and point spread numbers on the Week 13 football games Detroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings and Houston Texans vs. Tennessee Titans.

Football Point Spread: Lions vs. Vikings, Texans vs. Titans Our point spread and betting odds for football Week 13 continues with two tight games for the bettors. Let's start with the Detroit Lions (6-5) and their visit to the Minnesota Vikings (5-6). The Lions are still in the wild card for the NFC playoffs, but the Vikings also have their shot statistically and this NFC North game is a must win for each of the football teams. The last time Detroit met Minnesota was this September and the Lions won the game 20-17. But the bookmakers are banking on the Vikings this time around. At the betting website Bodog Sports, the point spread for the Detroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings match-up is favoring the Vikings -4 points with total sitting at 45.5. points. Minnesota is also odds favorite this weekend with betting line -200 and the Lions will be underdog with odds to win +170. Betting trends show that Detroit is 4-9 against the spread in its last 13 games on the road and Minnesota is 3-7 against the spread in its last 10 games at home.

 Similar situation could be found in the next game we'll review - the Tennessee Titans (6-5) will welcome the Houston Texans (5-6) on Sunday. The Titans visited the Texans this season in October and clinched a 38-36 victory, and currently hold a wild card spot for the playoffs. But Houston is not far behind and this game is also a must win for Tennessee to keep their playoff dreams alive. At Bodog Sports the point spread on the Houston Texans vs. Tennessee Titans game is sitting at -4 points chalk the Titans with total at 42 points. The odds on the Titans are listed at -200 and the Texans will play under money line of +170. Keep in mind that Houston is 2-6 against the spread in its last 8 games and Tennessee is 1-4 against the spread in its last 5 games. The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tennessee's last 6 games when playing Houston.

 Published on 12/01/2007

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