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Minnesota (10-6) at Houston (12-4)
Sunday, December 23, 2012 1:00 PM ET
Location - Reliant Stadium
Field - Grass, Outdoor
 


Current line not available.
 
Weather
Mostly cloudy. Winds blowing from the Southwest at 10-15 m.p.h.
Game-time temperature: Around 75.
 
Quickchart Matchup
Minnesota Off vs.
Houston Def
Houston Off vs.
Minnesota Def
336.6 Yards/G
323.3 Yards/G
5.4 Yards/Rush
4.0 Yards/Rush
5.7 Yards/Pass
6.2 Yards/Pass
372.1 Yards/G
350.0 Yards/G
4.2 Yards/Rush
4.0 Yards/Rush
6.9 Yards/Pass
6.2 Yards/Pass
 
Injuries
Minnesota
No Recent Injuries
 
Houston
No Recent Injuries
 
News
Minnesota
Union wants NFL, Goodell held in contempt in Peterson case
Vikings sign entire draft class
Vikings pick up fifth-year options on LT Kalil, S Smith
Minnesota Vikings 2015 Draft Preview
 
Houston
Texans release OT Tyson Clabo
Texans waive D.J. Swearinger
Texans sign entire draft class
Texans, Mercilus agree to extension
 
Overall Team Records
Team H A ATS ATS Home ATS Away OU OU Home OU Away Fav Home Fav Away Dog Home Dog Away
MIN (10-6) 7-1 3-5 8-8 5-3 3-5 7-9 4-4 3-5 1-3 0-2 4-0 3-3
HOU (12-4) 6-2 6-2 9-7 5-3 4-4 7-9 4-4 3-5 5-3 3-3 0-0 1-1
 
Teams vs. Division/Conference Breakdown
MIN
(10-6)
H A ATS ATS Home ATS Away OU OU Home OU Away Fav Home Fav Away Dog Home Dog Away
YTD 7-1 3-5 8-8 5-3 3-5 7-9 4-4 3-5 1-3 0-2 4-0 3-3
vs. Div 3-0 1-2 4-2 3-0 1-2 2-4 2-1 0-3 0-0 0-0 3-0 1-2
vs. AFC 2-0 1-1 2-2 1-1 1-1 1-3 1-1 0-2 1-1 0-1 0-0 1-0
vs. NFC 5-1 2-4 6-6 4-2 2-4 6-6 3-3 3-3 0-2 0-1 4-0 2-3
 
HOU
(12-4)
H A ATS ATS Home ATS Away OU OU Home OU Away Fav Home Fav Away Dog Home Dog Away
YTD 6-2 6-2 9-7 5-3 4-4 7-9 4-4 3-5 5-3 3-3 0-0 1-1
vs. Div 3-0 2-1 4-2 2-1 2-1 2-4 2-1 0-3 2-1 2-1 0-0 0-0
vs. AFC 6-0 4-2 8-4 5-1 3-3 5-7 3-3 2-4 5-1 3-2 0-0 0-1
vs. NFC 0-2 2-0 1-3 0-2 1-1 2-2 1-1 1-1 0-2 0-1 0-0 1-0
 
Over/Under Trends
MIN - 5-2 to the OVER L7 in December
MIN - 5-0 to the UNDER L5 when playing against a team with a winning record
HOU - 4-2 to the OVER L6 home games
HOU - 4-1 to the UNDER L5 in December
 
ATS Trends
MIN - 7-3 ATS L10 vs. AFC South
MIN - 2-5 ATS L7 road games
MIN - 5-12 ATS L17 when playing against a team with a winning record
HOU - 5-2 ATS L7 home games
HOU - 3-6 ATS L9 vs. NFC
HOU - 8-3 ATS L11 as a favorite
 
Rankings
MIN - 14th in total offense in the NFC
MIN - 12th in total defense in the NFC
HOU - 3rd in total offense in the AFC
HOU - 4th in total defense in the AFC
HOU - 1st in rushing offense in the AFC
 
Head-To-Head Matchup
Team SU ATS O/U PTS Rush
Yds
Yards
Per Rush
PA PC% Pass
Yards
Total
Yards
TO
MIN 3-0 3-0 2-1 28.3 157.7 4.6 32.7 64.3 242.3 400.0 0.7
HOU 0-3 0-3 2-1 18.3 49.3 3.0 40.3 63.6 279.3 328.7 1.7
 
Games Vs. (2001 - Current)
Date A Pts. H Pts. H
Line
ATS A
Rush
A
Pass
A
Total
A
TO
H
Rush
H
Pass
H
Total
H
TO
12/23/12 MIN 23 HOU 6 -9/43.5 MIN/U 174 171 345 1 34 153 187 2
11/02/08 HOU 21 MIN 28 -5.5/46.5 MIN/O 62 327 389 3 177 168 345 1
10/10/04 MIN 34 HOU 28 3/50 MIN/O 122 388 510 0 52 358 410 0
 
 
Minnesota - Last 10 Results
Date Opp Score SU Line ATS RYF PYF TYF RYA PYA TYA TO
+/-
12/28/14 Chicago 13-9 W -7.5/47.5 L/U 121 190 311 99 165 264 +1
12/21/14 @Miami 35-37 L 5/42.5 W/O 119 238 357 110 383 493 -1
12/14/14 @Detroit 14-16 L 9.5/42.5 W/U 76 284 360 80 153 233 +2
12/07/14 NY Jets 30-24 W -4.5/40.5 W/O 114 297 411 168 242 410 0
11/30/14 Carolina 31-13 W -1/41 W/O 92 118 210 178 170 348 -1
11/23/14 Green Bay 21-24 L 8.5/49.5 W/U 112 196 308 155 207 362 +1
11/16/14 @Chicago 13-21 L 1/46.5 L/U 96 147 243 138 330 468 -1
11/02/14 Washington 29-26 W 0/44 W/O 100 252 352 122 225 347 -1
10/26/14 @Tampa Bay 19-13 W 1/43 W/U 97 235 332 66 159 225 -2
10/19/14 @Buffalo 16-17 L 7/43.5 W/U 158 118 276 118 255 373 -2
 
Minnesota Next 5 Games
Date Opponent
Sunday, August 09, 2015 8:00 PM ET Pittsburgh Steelers
Saturday, August 15, 2015 8:00 PM ET Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Saturday, August 22, 2015 8:00 PM ET Oakland Raiders
Saturday, August 29, 2015 7:00 PM ET @Dallas Cowboys
Thursday, September 03, 2015 8:00 PM ET @Tennessee Titans
 
Houston - Last 10 Results
Date Opp Score SU Line ATS RYF PYF TYF RYA PYA TYA TO
+/-
12/28/14 Jacksonville 23-17 W -9.5/38.5 L/O 123 235 358 121 112 233 +2
12/21/14 Baltimore 25-13 W 7/42 W/U 123 190 313 33 178 211 -2
12/14/14 @Indianapolis 10-17 L 7.5/49 W/U 137 152 289 110 168 278 0
12/07/14 @Jacksonville 27-13 W -7.5/42 W/U 169 135 304 74 188 262 -1
11/30/14 Tennessee 45-21 W -7/43 W/O 99 358 457 83 237 320 -3
11/23/14 Cincinnati 13-22 L -2.5/44.5 L/U 64 184 248 139 233 372 0
11/16/14 @Cleveland 23-7 W 4/42 W/U 213 211 424 65 310 375 -1
11/02/14 Philadelphia 21-31 L 1/48 L/O 118 182 300 190 293 483 -3
10/26/14 @Tennessee 30-16 W -3/43 W/O 212 193 405 36 290 326 -2
10/20/14 @Pittsburgh 23-30 L 2.5/44 L/O 132 261 393 76 252 328 +2
 
Houston Next 5 Games
Date Opponent
Saturday, August 15, 2015 8:00 PM ET San Francisco 49ers
Saturday, August 22, 2015 8:00 PM ET Denver Broncos
Sunday, August 30, 2015 4:00 PM ET @New Orleans Saints
Thursday, September 03, 2015 8:00 PM ET @Dallas Cowboys
Sunday, September 13, 2015 1:00 PM ET Kansas City Chiefs