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10 Vikings-Giants Numbers of Note: Vikings Tied for NFL's Best 3rd-Quarter Defense

EAGAN, Minn. — The Vikings are set for a rare road trip this weekend, as Sunday's game against the Giants marks just the third road game for Minnesota against New York since the 2000 NFC Championship Game.

Both teams enter at 2-2, but the Vikings have alternated wins and losses for the first four games of 2019.

The Giants, meanwhile, have won two straight after an 0-2 start to climb back to .500.

Look back at photos over the course of time featuring games between the Vikings and the Giants.

Here's a look at 10 numbers of note heading into Sunday's matchup:

43 — The Vikings allowed just 72 rushing yards Sunday, marking the 43rd time in 84 regular-season games Minnesota hasn't allowed 100 yards on the ground since 2014 under Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer.

410 — Dalvin Cook ranks second in the NFL with 410 rushing yards, one behind Carolina's Christian McCaffrey. The Vikings running back is tied for the league lead with five rushing touchdowns.

22 — Rookie Daniel Jones became the first Giants quarterback to win his first two starts in 22 years. Danny Kanell last accomplished the feat back in 1997. Jones has completed 49 of 71 passes (69.0 percent) for 578 yards with three touchdowns and two interceptions. He has a passer rating of 95.9.

3.05 According to Next Gen Stats, Kirk Cousins had an average of 3.05 seconds to throw against Chicago, the fourth-highest time among all quarterbacks in Week 4. The Vikings quarterback also had an aggressive throw rate of 2.8 percent, the lowest among all quarterbacks in Week 4.

0 — Minnesota's defense did not force a turnover in Sunday's loss to Chicago. Minnesota is 11-17-1 since 2014 in games where the Vikings have not forced at least one takeaway.

16 — The Vikings are 16-12 all-time against the Giants, which includes a 1-2 mark in the playoffs. Minnesota has had the upper hand of late by winning six of the past eight meetings. Minnesota is 2-0 under Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer, getting home wins in 2015 and 2016.

61.54 — The Giants tied for the best third-down percentage in Week 4 among all NFL teams at 61.54 (eight of 13 conversions). New York has converted on 14 of 26 attempts (53.8 percent) over its past two games. Minnesota's defense ranks fifth on third downs, as the Vikings have allowed 15 conversions on 50 attempts (30 percent).

6 — The Vikings allowed six points (on two field goals) in the third quarter Sunday against the Bears. Minnesota, which hadn't allowed a single point in the third quarter entering the game, is now tied with Chicago for the fewest points allowed in the third quarter this season.

8 — Minnesota is averaging 8.0 penalties per game in 2019. That's the highest total under Zimmer since 2014. The next-highest was 6.4 penalties per game in 2016. Minnesota had the fewest number of penalties per game (5.3) in 2015, and were third in 2018 with 5.8 penalties per game.

3 — Vikings kicker Dan Bailey and Giants kicker Aldrick Rosas have both made three of four field goal attempts in 2019. Bailey is 9-for-10 on extra points in 2019, while Rosas has made all 10 extra points.