Minnesota Vikings vs. Cincinnati Bengals Prediction, Odds, Picks for NFL Week 15 [2023]

Minnesota Vikings vs. Cincinnati Bengals Prediction, Odds, Picks for NFL Week 15 [2023]

NFL Week 15 action continues on Saturday at 1:00PM ET as the Minnesota Vikings take on the Cincinnati Bengals at Paycor Stadium.

Dimers' comprehensive betting preview for this week's Vikings vs. Bengals matchup includes the latest betting odds, as well as our predictions and picks for the game.

Vikings vs. Bengals Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Spread

Using high-tech computer power and data, Dimers.com has simulated the outcome of Saturday's Vikings-Bengals NFL matchup 10,000 times as part of our NFL picks for this week.

Dimers' independent predictive analytics model currently gives the Bengals a 64% chance of beating the Vikings in Week 15 of the NFL season, with our predicted final score seeing the Bengals winning 23-19.

According to our model, the Bengals (-3.5) have a 56% chance of covering the spread, while the Over/Under total of 39.5 points has a 56% chance of going Over.

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Vikings vs. Bengals Odds

We have researched the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Vikings Bengals
Spread +3.5 (-110) -3.5 (-105)
Moneyline +158 -180
Total o39.5 (-105) u39.5 (-110)
  • The Bengals are listed as -3.5 favorites versus the Vikings, with -105 at BetMGM Sportsbook the best odds currently available.
  • For the underdog Vikings (+3.5) to cover the spread, FanDuel Sportsbook has the best odds currently on offer at -110.
  • DraftKings Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for the Bengals at -180. That means you can risk $180 to win $100, for a total payout of $280, if they get the W.
  • Elsewhere, FanDuel currently has the best moneyline odds for the Vikings at +158, where you can bet $100 to profit $158, earning a total payout of $258, if they win.
  • The Over/Under for total points scored sits at 39.5 with FanDuel, which currently has the best odds for the Over at -105, while DraftKings currently has the best odds for the Under at -110.

Odds are correct at the time of publication and subject to change.

As always, check out all of the legal sports betting sites that are available in your state for the best NFL odds and lines.

Vikings vs. Bengals Picks

By comparing our predictions to the odds listed above, we have found the best betting picks for this game:

Bet Type Our Pick Best Odds
Spread Bengals -3.5 -105 🔥
Moneyline Bengals -180
Total Over 39.5 -105

 

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Vikings vs. Bengals TD Scorers

Who will score the first touchdown in Vikings vs. Bengals? The data is in.

Listed below are the most likely first touchdown and most likely anytime touchdown scorers for both the Vikings and Bengals this Saturday.

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According to DimersBOT, Minnesota's Ty Chandler is most likely to score the first touchdown in Vikings vs. Bengals.

DimersBOT gives Chandler a 10.8% chance of scoring the first TD at Paycor Stadium, while the Vikings RB is a 40.7% chance of reaching the end zone at any point in the game.

Scroll down for the complete list of first and anytime TD scorer probabilities.

First Touchdown Scorer Predictions

Minnesota Vikings

Player First Touchdown Probability
Ty Chandler 10.8%
T.J. Hockenson 9.7%
Justin Jefferson 9.4%
Jordan Addison 7.0%
K.J. Osborn 4.3%

Cincinnati Bengals

Player First Touchdown Probability
Joe Mixon 9.7%
Ja'Marr Chase 8.1%
Tee Higgins 6.9%
Chase Brown 6.4%
Tyler Boyd 5.2%

Anytime Touchdown Scorer Predictions

Minnesota Vikings

Player Anytime Touchdown Probability
Ty Chandler 40.7%
Justin Jefferson 38.5%
T.J. Hockenson 37.6%
Jordan Addison 28.0%
K.J. Osborn 18.2%

Cincinnati Bengals

Player Anytime Touchdown Probability
Joe Mixon 38.2%
Ja'Marr Chase 31.5%
Tee Higgins 29.1%
Chase Brown 27.3%
Tyler Boyd 22.5%

Vikings vs Bengals Player Props

Here, you will find detailed projections for all of the key offensive players from the Vikings and Bengals, including passing, rushing and receiving yards.

Vikings vs. Bengals Quarterbacks

Of the starting quarterbacks, the Vikings' Nick Mullens is projected for 232 passing yards. The Bengals' Jake Browning is expected to throw for 193 yards.

Player Proj. Pass Yards
Nick Mullens (MIN) 232 yds
Jake Browning (CIN) 193 yds

Vikings Rushing

Player Proj. Rush Yards
Ty Chandler 70 yds
Kene Nwangwu 9 yds
Nick Mullens 6 yds

Bengals Rushing

Player Proj. Rush Yards
Joe Mixon 59 yds
Chase Brown 30 yds
Jake Browning 14 yds

Vikings Receiving

Player Proj. Rec. Yards
Justin Jefferson 92 yds
Jordan Addison 52 yds
T.J. Hockenson 49 yds
K.J. Osborn 22 yds
Ty Chandler 20 yds

Bengals Receiving

Player Proj. Rec. Yards
Ja'Marr Chase 69 yds
Tee Higgins 51 yds
Tyler Boyd 43 yds
Tanner Hudson 30 yds
Joe Mixon 17 yds

Don't forget, our model updates often, so keep an eye on this article for any changes to our betting analysis ahead of Vikings vs. Bengals on Saturday December 16, 2023.

Vikings vs. Bengals Game Information

The NFL Week 15 matchup between the Bengals and Vikings at Paycor Stadium is scheduled to begin at 1:00PM ET.

Click or tap on See Matchup for full coverage of Vikings vs. Bengals, including pregame predictions, betting picks, and live scores.

 

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Conclusion

This preview article has been partially generated using automated processes and AI technology. Our goal is to provide timely and accurate updates on the Vikings vs. Bengals Week 14 contest, and automation assists in data collection, analysis, and formatting. Human editing and quality control is performed to ensure the content meets our editorial guidelines.

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