By Christopher Gates
We’ve gotten to this one a bit later in the week than we usually would. . .again, a function of yours truly doing vacationy-type things. But, we’re on it now, and we’re going to take a look at the history between the Minnesota Vikings and the Green Bay Packers. As you’d expect, the Vikings have faced the Packers more times than any other team in franchise history, as Sunday’s game will mark the 114th contest between these two teams. The Packers have the lead in the all-time head-to-head record, but the Vikings have closed the gap on that front a bit over the past few seasons.
As always, the numbers used in this post come to you courtesy of the folks from Pro Football Reference.
Total regular season games between the Vikings and the Packers: 113
All-time regular season record: Packers, 59-52-2
Total Vikings’ points scored, head-to-head: 2,189 (19.4 points/game)
Total Packers’ points scored, head-to-head: 2,459 (21.8 points/game)
Longest Vikings’ winning streak vs Packers: 7 games, 2 November 1975 to 22 October 1978
Longest Packers’ winning streak vs Vikings: 6 games, 22 October 1961 to 10 November 1963 (first six games in series...