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Opening Week 5 Lions vs. Vikings odds plus early movement

We’ve got an early look at the DraftKings Sportsbook betting lines for the Detroit Lions and Minnesota Vikings Week 5 matchup as the NFL wraps up Week 4.

Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook (33) breaks a tackle by Arizona Cardinals cornerback Marco Wilson (20) during the first quarter in Glendale, Ariz. Sept. 19, 2021. Michael Chow via Imagn Content Services, LLC

The NFL wrapped up its Week 4 Sunday slate and we now await Monday Night Football. In the meantime, we’ve got some early odds to get you ready for Week 5. The Detroit Lions and Minnesota Vikings will face off this coming week, with kickoff set for 1:00 p.m. ET.

Minnesota lost its third one-possession game of the season, falling 14-7 at home to the Browns, while Detroit suffered a 24-14 to loss Bears in Week 4 and remain winless through four games.

DraftKings Sportsbook posted opening odds for this matchup prior to Week 1. Here’s a look at what the odds opened at and where they now sit the Lions-Vikings Week 5 matchup.

Lions vs. Vikings

Current point spread: Vikings -8
Point total: 50
Moneyline: Vikings -400, Lions +300

Early pick: Lions +8

You can look at the Vikings’ 1-3 start to the season and think of them as one of the weaker teams to this point of the season. However, they’ve lost all three games by one score and to teams with winning records. They should be able to bounce back and take care of business at home against a Detroit Lions team that is coming off of a disappointing loss to the struggling Chicago Bears. It may end up being close, but Minnesota should prevail in the end.

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