By Adam Patrick
After a big win in Philadelphia last week, the Minnesota Vikings will be looking for a second-straight victory on Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals.
Heading into Sunday’s matchup against the 1-4 Arizona Cardinals, the Minnesota Vikings are expected by many to come out with a win.
Given how the two teams have played so far in 2018 and that the game will be played inside U.S. Bank Stadium, oddsmakers have the Vikings favored by more than 10 points.
But unlike the last time they were favored by double digits this season in Week 3 against the Buffalo Bills, Minnesota will be looking to make sure they live up to their expectations on Sunday.
The Vikings will be taking on a Cardinals team that just won their first game of the year last week over the Jimmy Garoppolo-less San Francisco 49ers. Arizona has been pretty underwhelming on both sides of the ball this season and just benched former Minnesota quarterback Sam Bradford in favor of rookie Josh Rosen.
It has also been a very long time since Arizona went into the Twin Cities and was able to defeat the Vikings. In fact, the last time the Cardinals got a win in Minnesota was in 1977 when they were known as the St. Louis Cardinals and they faced the Vikings inside the old Metropolitan...