Best Player Props for Kirk Cousins: Week 5 Minnesota Vikings vs. Detroit Lions


By BestOdds Analyst | October 7, 2021, 7:55 pm

Kirk Cousins has player prop bet markets available from oddsmakers before his next NFL game on Sunday at 1:00 PM ET airing on FOX.

NFC North opponents meet in Week 5 when Cousins and the Minnesota Vikings (1-3) hit the field against the Detroit Lions (0-4) at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Player Props for Kirk Cousins

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we use data from our industry leading partner, Sportradar, to identify performance trends in order to analyze Kirk Cousins’ chances of cashing in on his player prop totals in this game.

Cousins Season Stats

  • Cousins leads Minnesota with 1,121 passing yards (280.3 ypg) on 108-of-157 with nine touchdowns against one interception this season.
  • So far this season, Cousins is 11th in air yards on completed passes in the NFL, with 580.
  • He also adds 37 rushing yards (9.3 ypg) on five carries.
  • Cousins has stayed on his feet for two rushing yards after contact this season.
  • He has accounted for nine of his team’s 10 touchdowns on offense this season, or 90.0%.

Cousins’ Notable Teammates

  • So far this year Dalvin Cook has rushed for 226 yards on 51 carries (56.5 ypg), with one rushing touchdown. Cook also helps out in the passing game, catching 10 passes for 70 (17.5 ypg).
  • Justin Jefferson has 26 catches for 338 yards with three touchdowns this year. He has been targeted 37 times and averages 84.5 receiving yards per game.
  • Adam Thielen has 227 receiving yards on 24 receptions (34 targets), including four touchdowns, for an average of 56.8 yards per game.

Player Performance vs. Detroit

  • Detroit has given up over than 300 passing yards to one player this season.
  • Detroit has given up at least two passing touchdowns to three opposing quarterbacks this season.
  • The Lions have given up three or more passing touchdowns to one opposing quarterback this season.
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Detroit Lions Stat Rankings

Stat AVG (Rank)
Pass Yds/Game Allowed 267.5 (15)
Pass Yds/Attempt Allowed 10.6 (32)
Rush Yds/Game Allowed 132.8 (24)
Rush Yds/Attempt Allowed 4.4 (18)
Total Yds/Game Allowed 381.3 (21)
Yards/Play Allowed 6.9 (31)
Points/Game Allowed 29.8 (29)

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