NFL Week 1 - Minnesota Vikings vs Detroit Lions

Scores and stats from WhatIfSports.com's NFL simulations
By WhatIfSports.com
September 3rd, 2013

Every week WhatIfSports.com simulates thousands of NFL games. This week the Detroit Lions win 52.5% of the time by an average score of 27.6-25.8. 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 1 NFL Scores page.

NFL Week 1
Vikings emblemVikings
@
Lions
Sun., Sep. 8
Lions emblem
NFC
Minnesota
NFC
Detroit
26GAME PROJECTION (Sep. 3, 2013)28
Win % 47.5 Win % 52.5
Over/Under 46.5 Spread -4.5
Win % ATS 58.8 Win % ATS 41.2
Over % 66.9 Under % 33.1
First Downs 20 First Downs 23
Rushing 8 Rushing 5
Passing 12 Passing 17
Penalty 1 Penalty 1
3rd Down Eff 6/13 3rd Down Eff 6/13
4th Down Eff 0/1 4th Down Eff 0/1
Rushes-Yards 31-154 Rushes-Yards 22-94
Avg Rush 5.0 Avg Rush 4.3
Comp-Att-Int 18-30-1 Comp-Att-Int 25-40-1
Passing Yards 213 Passing Yards 312
Sacked-Yards 2-10 Sacked-Yards 3-17
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-0
Punts-Avg 4-42 Punts-Avg 4-42
KR-Avg 5-24 KR-Avg 5-20
PR-Avg 4-11 PR-Avg 4-10
Penalties-Yards 3-21 Penalties-Yards 4-23
Time of Possession 29:59 Time of Possession 30:33
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Adrian Peterson 21.3 120.8 1.1
Toby Gerhart 4.2 16.3 0.2
Christian Ponder 3.6 12.0 0.1
Matt Asiata 1.3 4.4 0.0
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Reggie Bush 13.2 61.9 0.6
Joique Bell 5.0 23.5 0.3
Matthew Stafford 2.4 5.3 0.0
Receiving REC YDS TD
Greg Jennings 3.9 59.6 0.3
Kyle Rudolph 3.5 37.9 0.2
Cordarrelle Patterson 2.6 37.8 0.3
Jerome Simpson 3.2 36.1 0.2
Jarius Wright 1.6 23.5 0.2
Adrian Peterson 1.6 14.9 0.1
Receiving REC YDS TD
Calvin Johnson 6.7 113.2 0.7
Ryan Broyles 3.2 46.4 0.3
Brandon Pettigrew 4.4 45.7 0.3
Tony Scheffler 2.8 35.2 0.3
Nate Burleson 3.0 32.4 0.2
Reggie Bush 1.9 20.0 0.1
Patrick Edwards 1.4 14.8 0.1
Joique Bell 1.1 11.8 0.1
Passing YDS TD INT
Christian Ponder 223.0 1.3 0.9
Passing YDS TD INT
Matthew Stafford 329.2 2.2 1.2
Field Goals Made Missed
Blair Walsh 2.0 0.2
Field Goals Made Missed
David Akers 1.7 0.3

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