5 bold Minnesota Vikings predictions for Week 14 vs. the Las Vegas Raiders

We've got Minnesota Vikings predictions for the first game after their bye in Week 13

Minnesota Vikings right tackle Brian O'Neill
Minnesota Vikings right tackle Brian O'Neill / Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports
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The Raiders will leave points on the field

The Raiders have several players that could create a problem for the Vikings, but their lack of consistency has held them back once they get into the red zone.

Las Vegas currently ranks 27th in the NFL with a 47 percent touchdown rate inside the red zone this season, and it's led to plenty of field goals by former Vikings kicker Daniel Carlson.

While some Minnesota fans may be scared off by a potential revenge game, the Raiders relying on Carlson to knock through some field goals may not be the worst result.

Las Vegas has Davante Adams and Jakobi Myers at receiver and a promising rookie tight end in Michael Mayer, in addition to Josh Jacobs being one of the top running backs in the league for the past few seasons. But you don’t hear much about these guys because they can’t find their way into the end zone.

The Vikings have the same problem with a 50 percent touchdown rate inside the end zone, but with Justin Jefferson’s return and a bye week to self-scout, Minnesota will gladly trade touchdowns for field goals to get a victory in Vegas.