Week 14 Minnesota Vikings at Tampa Bay Buccaneers Matchup Preview

Published by Cory Hays on

Your Tampa Bay Buccaneers (7-5) are hosting the Minnesota Vikings (6-6) at 1 PM today at Raymond James Stadium. The Buccaneers are coming off of their bye week and the Vikings have won five of their last six games. This game is going to be big for both teams in their push for then playoffs. Below is how both teams matchup and where they rank on offense and defense.

Buccaneers:

Total Offense: 18th (362.8 YPG)

Pass Offense: 9th (266.4 YPG)

Run Offense: 27th (97.3 YPG)

Pass Defense: 22nd (255.8 YPG)

Run Defense: 1st (74.2 YPG)

Vikings:

Total Offense: 3rd (389.8 YPG)

Pass Offense: 16th (244.2 YPG)

Run Offense: 6th (145.7 YPG)

Total Defense: 23rd (382.7 YPG)

Pass Defense: 27th (261.7 YPG)

Run Defense: 18th (121 YPG)

The Vikings lead the Buccaneers in the career matchup series 33-22. The Buccaneers need to gain ground in the matchup series today. It will be a close game and the Vikings game will be dependent upon RB Dalvin Cook. If the Buccaneers run defense can stop Cook, the Buccaneers should win.


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