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What channel Colts vs. Vikings is on, how to watch it via live stream, what time it starts

The Indianapolis Colts and Minnesota Vikings are facing off for Week 2 of the 2021 NFL preseason, airing on local television. We break down how to watch the matchup, particularly if you’re outside the broadcast region.

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The Indianapolis Colts and Minnesota Vikings meet up in Week 2 of the 2021 NFL preseason at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. Kickoff is set for 8:00 p.m. ET and the game will air on FOX 59 in Indianapolis and on FOX 9 in Minneapolis. Given that this is the preseason, we’ll see plenty of unknown and lesser known faces on the rosters. To keep track of who you’re watching checking out the Colts roster and the Vikings roster.

The Colts overcame a 15-10 halftime deficit on Sunday, defeating the Carolina Panthers 21-18. Second-year quarterback Jacob Eason received the start for Indianapolis, completing 15-of-21 passes for 183 yards. In the second half, rookie Sam Ehlinger was under center for the Colts. The former University of Texas standout completed 10-of-15 passes for 155 yards, and an interception.

The Vikings struggled to score in their preseason opener against the Denver Broncos, losing 33-6. Running back A.J. Rose Jr. shined in the loss, rushing for a game-high 100 yards on 25 carries.

If you aren’t around a TV to check out this preseason contest, you’ll need to dig a little deeper for streaming options. While regular season games are usually available outside the two local markets, preseason games are much more limited. To view this game via live online stream, you’ll need to use NFL Game Pass. If you are not planning on watching every week of the preseason, the service offers a free seven-day trial.

The Vikings are a 2.5-point favorite at DraftKings Sportsbook and -150 on the moneyline. The Colts are a +130 moneyline underdog. The point total is installed at 38.5 with the over juiced to -115.