The Minnesota Vikings host the New Orleans Saints this afternoon in an NFC Divisional round matchup at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. The Vikings beat the Saints 29-19 back on September 11th in Week 1 of the regular season.

The Saints earned a 31-26 Wildcard Weekend win over the Carolina Panthers last Sunday in New Orleans. As the #2 seed in the NFC, the Vikings are coming off a first round playoff bye.

The winner of today's game will advance to face the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC Championship game next Sunday afternoon in Philly -- to play for the right to go to the Super Bowl.

The Vikings are 5 point favorites in today's game that is set to kick off a 3:40 PM CT (TV: FOX, Radio: AM 1240 WJON).

Skol Vikings!