The Minnesota Vikings, once at 0-3, have rebounded by winning 3 of their last 4 games, positioning themselves as NFC Wild Card contenders.
A significant upset win over the San Francisco 49ers fueled the Vikings' resurgence in the playoff conversation.
In contrast, the Green Bay Packers started 2-1 but have since lost 3 consecutive games, the most recent being a 19-17 loss to the Denver Broncos.
Injuries on both sides of the ball have negatively impacted the Packers' performance and highlighted their lack of depth.
The article highlights the importance of the upcoming Vikings vs. Packers game in the context of the NFL playoff race.
Odds and betting information for the game are provided, including moneyline and against the spread options.
Key injuries affecting both teams, such as Ezra Cleveland's foot injury and Justin Jefferson's hamstring injury for the Vikings, are outlined.
The Packers' injury concerns, including Jaire Alexander, De'Vondre Campbell, Luke Musgrave, and Josh Myers, are detailed.
Expert predictions for the game are presented, with a forecast of a 20-16 victory for the Vikings.