Before we get into the 2012 College Football Bowl Picks this season and New Mexico Bowl Picks. Adrian Peterson tore up the turf for 154 rushing yards on Sunday to lead the Vikings to a 21-14 win over the Bears at The Metrodome.
The Vikings were a 1-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 40.5.
Christian Ponder completed 11 of 17 pass attempts for 91 yards and 0 TDs for the Vikings in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Bears defense.
Matt Forte rushed for 85 yards for Chicago, while Jay Cutler added 16 yards. Jay Cutler threw for 260 yards for the Bears, while receivers Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery had 160 and 57 yards respectively.
Minnesota was outgained by Chicago 438-248 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 22-17 by the Bears.
Minnesota lost the time of possession battle 31:42/28:18, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Rams. The Bears will aim to get back on the winning track vs Green Bay.
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