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Adam Thielen Receiving Yards Player Prop - Week 16

Minnesota Vikings vs Los Angeles Rams
Adam Thielen Receiving Yards Prop is currently Over/Under 56.5 (105/-140) with an implied projection of 52.5 yards.

The money has been on the Over as it opened 54.5 @ -115 before it was bet up to 56.5 @ 105.
  • Thielen has been on the field for 77.5% of his team's snaps this season, which ranks in the #80 percentile among wide receivers.
  • He has run a route on 97.2% of Minnesota's dropbacks this season, which puts him in the #100 percentile among wide receivers.
  • His target share this season has been 22.1% -- #86 percentile when it comes to wide receivers.
  • In terms of efficiency, he has put up 9.19 yards per target this season, ranking in the #78 percentile.
  • Thielen has been in the #92 percentile when it comes to catching balls thrown his way this year with a 77.3% completion rate.
  • This game will be played in a dome, meaning zero wind and a higher chance to complete passes.
  • The Minnesota Vikings have had the #11-fastest paced offense in a neutral context this season.
  • The Vikings project to run 66.1 plays in this contest, the #2-most of the week.
  • Minnesota is a 3.0 point underdog, indicating a passing game script.
  • This offenses projects to pass 64.0% of the time in this contest (#7 in the NFL) based on underlying tendencies and matchup dynamics.
  • The Vikings offensive line has given the QB 2.39 seconds before getting pressured to find open receivers (#5-most time in the league).
  • Teams that stack the box with extra defenders to stop the run leave themselves exposed to the pass, and Minnesota has faced the #3-most stacked boxes in the league this year (20.8%).

  • CONS:
  • Opposing wideouts have put up the #27-most yards per target (7.53) against the Rams this season.
  • Los Angeles Rams cornerbacks rank as the #2 unit in pass coverage.
  • Thielen's offensive line has been #28 best in pass protection this year, which has a real impact on their ability to complete clean passes to their wide receivers.
  • Play action passes confuse the defense and lead to a higher completion rate. The Minnesota Vikings have run play-action on 23.3% of their passes this year, #25-most in the NFL.

  • Perhaps as a result of a change in role, personnel injury, or matchup, Thielen is projected for -1.6% more of his team's target share this week than he has gotten overall this year, which ranks in the #38 percentile among wide receivers.
  • Los Angeles's defense has allowed 152 yards per game to wide receivers this year (#20-most in football).
  • The Rams have allowed opposing wideouts to complete 66.3% of their targets this season, (#17-most in the league).
  • Los Angeles Rams safeties rank as the #20 unit in pass coverage.
  • This offense passes the ball 59.8% of the time in a neutral context (#19 in the NFL).

    THE BLITZ sees him putting up 64.8 Receiving Yards for this matchup on average, while projecting him to exceed his player prop total 56.3% of the time.

    THE BLITZ believes there is positive value on the OVER with an expected value of $15.46. It's return on investment would yeild 15%.

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