NFL Week 4 - Minnesota Vikings vs Detroit Lions

Scores and stats from WhatIfSports.com's NFL simulations
By WhatIfSports.com
September 27th, 2012

Every week WhatIfSports.com simulates thousands of NFL games. This week the Minnesota Vikings win 50.9% of the time by an average score of 24.2-23.2. The stats in the box score below represent the average outcomes of those simulations.

To view NFL picks and fantasy football projections from every NFL game this week, visit our Week 4 NFL Scores page.

NFL Week 4
Vikings emblemVikings
@
Lions
Sun., Sep. 30
Lions emblem
NFC
Minnesota
NFC
Detroit
24GAME PROJECTION (Sep. 27, 2012)23
Win % 50.9 Win % 49.1
Over/Under 0.0 Spread 0.0
Win % ATS 50.9 Win % ATS 49.1
Over % 95.0 Under % 5.0
First Downs 20 First Downs 21
Rushing 6 Rushing 4
Passing 13 Passing 16
Penalty 1 Penalty 1
3rd Down Eff 6/14 3rd Down Eff 6/14
4th Down Eff 0/1 4th Down Eff 0/1
Rushes-Yards 28-119 Rushes-Yards 21-74
Avg Rush 4.3 Avg Rush 3.5
Comp-Att-Int 20-34-1 Comp-Att-Int 24-41-1
Passing Yards 238 Passing Yards 288
Sacked-Yards 3-17 Sacked-Yards 3-19
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-0
Punts-Avg 4-42 Punts-Avg 4-43
KR-Avg 4-25 KR-Avg 5-23
PR-Avg 4-10 PR-Avg 4-9
Penalties-Yards 4-24 Penalties-Yards 4-24
Time of Possession 30:27 Time of Possession 29:59
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Adrian Peterson 17.2 81.8 0.7
Toby Gerhart 6.4 25.4 0.3
Percy Harvin 1.8 8.5 0.1
Christian Ponder 1.7 1.9 0.0
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Mikel LeShoure 13.0 52.2 0.4
Kevin Smith 4.6 15.3 0.2
Matthew Stafford 2.1 3.7 0.0
Receiving REC YDS TD
Percy Harvin 4.9 68.6 0.4
Jerome Simpson 3.2 46.8 0.3
Michael Jenkins 2.8 42.3 0.3
Kyle Rudolph 3.5 41.5 0.3
Adrian Peterson 2.2 21.2 0.1
Devin Aromashodu 1.5 17.1 0.1
Receiving REC YDS TD
Calvin Johnson 5.6 93.5 0.6
Brandon Pettigrew 5.0 51.8 0.3
Nate Burleson 4.0 47.5 0.2
Titus Young 3.4 44.5 0.3
Ryan Broyles 2.3 29.6 0.2
Mikel LeShoure 2.4 27.3 0.1
Passing YDS TD INT
Christian Ponder 254.6 1.6 1.1
Passing YDS TD INT
Matthew Stafford 307.5 1.9 1.0
Field Goals Made Missed
Blair Walsh 1.7 0.3
Field Goals Made Missed
Jason Hanson 1.7 0.4

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