The Vikings are slight favorites to win their opening regular season game.
That makes sense when you look at the matchup. The Bengals are coming off year where they went 4-11. While the Vikings weren’t perfect at 7-9 in 2020, the team did look better than Cincinnati did.
The two teams have something to prove to fans and analysts this year, and health will be a major factor for both. Here are the inactives for the Week 1 game: