MINNESOTA (3-8-1) at BALTIMORE (6-6)
Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox
OPENING LINE - Ravens by 7
RECORD VS. SPREAD - Minnesota 6-6, Baltimore 6-5-1
SERIES RECORD - Tied 2-2
LAST MEETING - Vikings beat Ravens 33-31, Oct. 18, 2009
LAST WEEK - Vikings beat Bears 23-20, OT; Ravens beat Steelers 22-20.
AP PRO32 RANKING - Vikings No. 25, Ravens No. 14.
VIKINGS OFFENSE - OVERALL (14), RUSH (6), PASS (25).
VIKINGS DEFENSE - OVERALL (30), RUSH (23), PASS (30).
RAVENS OFFENSE - OVERALL (29), RUSH (29T), PASS (19).
RAVENS DEFENSE - OVERALL (10), RUSH (6), PASS (12).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Last time teams met, Brett Favre led Vikings to victory with help from RB Adrian Peterson, who ran for 143 yard. ... Peterson, who ran for 211 yards last week, has 1,208 for season. That's more than 10 NFL teams, including Ravens. ... Since start of 2008 season, Baltimore is 10-1 at home against NFC foes. ... Vikings assistant coach Mike Singletary was Baltimore's inside LB coach from 2003-04. ... Minnesota coach Leslie Frazier and Ravens coach John Harbaugh worked together as assistants with Eagles. ... Vikings WR Greg Jennings has eight TDs in last eight games against AFC foes. ... In last two games at Baltimore, Minnesota WR Jerome Simpson has 20 catches for 275 yards. ... Vikings DE Brian Robison has five sacks over his last five games and leads team with six sacks. ... Vikings still looking for first winning streak of season. ... Minnesota KR Cordarrelle Patterson needs 258 yards on kickoff returns to break team's single-season record, held by Buster Rhymes (1,345 in 1985). ... With victory, Baltimore will improve to 6-1 at home and have first three-game winning streak of season. ... Ravens K Justin Tucker has made 27 straight FGs, nine short of matching Matt Stover's team record. ... Baltimore is allowing average of 12.3 points at home, second best in NFL behind Carolina. ... Ravens have played seven games decided by three points or fewer and two others decided by six and eight points. ... QB Joe Flacco needs 7 yards to become first Ravens player with five straight 3,000-yard seasons. ... Baltimore WR Torrey Smith is 48 yards short of first 1,000-yard season. ... Ravens have 19 turnovers, three more than all last season.
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