Minnesota Vikings vs Green Bay Packers NFL Week 8 Predictions: If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Sunday at 4:15 PM ET when the Minnesota Vikings and the Green Bay Packers meet at Lambeau Field. In Week 4, Brett Favre passed for 271 yards and three touchdowns as the Vikings knocked off the Packers, 30-23. The Packers have won six of the past seven meetings and have a 49-46-1 overall series edge, including the playoffs. Brett is intent on paying back the Pack for letting him go and wants to show what a big mistake they made. My NFL week 8 predictions say that Favre is so comfortable at Green Bay he will have another big day as will AP for the Vikings so take the points! The NFL Week 8 Predictions experts at online sportsbook Bodog.com have the Green Bay Packers -3 point favorites at home against the Minnesota Vikings.
The Vikings lost to Pittsburgh 27-17 as a 6-point underdog in Week 7. The combined score fell UNDER the posted over/under total (46.5). Brett Favre passed for 334 yards with an interception for Minnesota and Adrian Peterson rushed for 69 yards and a TD on 18 carries. After playing for 16 years in Green Bay, Favre heads back to Lambeau Field as an opposing player for the first time. His emotions figure to be high, but he must maintain his focus and keep under control despite his feelings or whatever reaction he gets from the crowd. The NFL Week 8 Predictions experts at Bodog.com have the Packers vs. Vikings Total set at 47 points.
The Packers defeated Cleveland 31-3 as a 9-point favorite in Week 7. The combined score fell UNDER the posted over/under total (41.5). Aaron Rodgers passed for 246 yards with three touchdowns for Green Bay, while Ryan Grant rushed for 148 yards and a TD on 27 carries. In his first game against Favre, Rodgers seemed too desperate to do something dramatic and make a play. He performed reasonably well, but held onto the ball way too long at times and took a few more chances than usual by forcing throws.