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Giving Props: Best player bets for the Vikings against Detroit

Let’s try to make folks some money

NFL: Minnesota Vikings at Las Vegas Raiders Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

We’re pretty much at Christmas Eve, or as a lot of guys call it, “the day we finally start Christmas shopping.” If you’re going to be heading out for some last-minute gift hunting tomorrow, we’re going to try to put some extra money in your pocket, courtesy of the player prop bets available at the DraftKings Sportsbook.

As we do every week, we pick three prop bets that we think will make you some money. Here’s hoping that our selections for this week will be able to help you out a bit.

T.J. Hockenson, 52.5 receiving yards: Over (-120) or Under (-110)

Hockenson has been one of the most productive tight ends in the National Football League this season, as he’s leading the position in receptions and is second in yardage to Travis Kelce. He’s been a consistent threat regardless of who has been taking snaps for the Vikings, and he’s probably going to want to show out against his former team on Sunday afternoon. I think this one’s pretty safe.

The play: Over

D.J. Wonnum, 0.25 sacks: Over (+114) or Under (-125)

Wonnum has been putting together a very solid season, and if he wasn’t on the same defense as Danielle Hunter he’d probably be getting a lot more recognition for it. The Vikings’ defense is going to continue to bring the heat in the form of blitzes and I have a feeling that, while the focus is on Hunter, Wonnum is going to be able to get into the backfield and find Jared Goff at least once.

The play: Over

Nick Mullens, longest completion 35.5 yards: Over (-120) or Under (-110)

Mullens has threats all over the field that he can get chunk yardage with, and the Lions’ defense has had their issues in recent weeks. With Justin Jefferson fully healthy and back in the fold, he presents a threat, but so do Jordan Addison and T.J. Hockenson. Heck, if Ty Chandler is the featured back, it isn’t out of the question that a screen could go for that kind of yardage, too. I’m thinking that Mullens will be able to get at least one completion of that length on Sunday afternoon.

The play: Over

Those are the prop bets we’ve got our eyes on, folks. Are there any specific ones that you’re looking at for this Sunday?