Prices For Vikings Divisional Round Tickets Jump 14% Following Saints Win

It would probably be fair to say that the Vikings love playing the Saints. After all, Minnesota holds a 21-11 historical series edge and a 2-1 post-season advantage.

Vikings Playoff TicketsBesides, the Vikings will be playing at home, in what they surely hope will be a dress rehearsal for the first time in NFL history that a team plays the Super Bowl in its home stadium. U.S. Bank Stadium will play host to Super Bowl LII on Feb. 4.

Winners of the NFC North, the Vikings reached the post season only one other time this decade – in 2010, when they lost to the Cowboys in an NFC divisional game.

And tickets to see this NFC divisional game are way more expensive than in 2010. According to TicketIQ.com, fans will pay an average of $473 to get into Sunday’s game, making it the 2nd most expensive divisional ticket in the league, behind only the Eagles-Falcons game in Philadelphia. Vikings ticket prices leapt after the Saints beat Carolina, from $416 Sunday to $473, while the get-in price went up from $181 to $187.

That cost of a ticket to the Vikings divisional playoff game is the highest it’s been since 2010, when TicketIQ.com began tracking data. The current asking price is more than triple what it cost to see Minnesota play the Seahawks in a wild-card game in 2016 ($151). In fact, the get-in price of $208 for this month’s game exceeds the average price for that 2016 game.

The Vikings, who have the top-rated defense in the NFL and allow a paltry 275.9 yards per game, will play the highest seed left in the NFC (Rams, Saints or Panthers) after the wild-card round.

TicketIQ.com still has more than 8,000 tickets available for the Vikings divisional game. Among the company’s Low Price Guarantee listings, a seat can be had for as little as $201 in the third deck in Section 346 or as much as $2,368 in Row 20 of Section V3 at the 50-yardline.

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Vikings Playoff Tickets For Divisional Round Are Averaging Over $400 on Secondary Market

When the Minnesota Vikings won the NFC North, a unique possibility presented itself. Should Minnesota get to the Super Bowl – which will be held at U.S. Bank Stadium on Feb. 4 – it would mark the first time in history that an NFL team has the chance to win a Super Bowl in its home stadium.

That said, the cost of a ticket to the Vikings divisional playoff game on Jan. 14 is the highest it’s been since 2010, when TicketIQ.com began tracking data. At a current asking price of $411, the cost to get into the divisional game is more than double what it cost to see Minnesota play the Seahawks in a wild-card game in 2015 ($151). In fact, the get-in price of $189 for this month’s game exceeds the average price for that 2015 game.

The Vikings reached the post season only one other time this decade – in 2010, when they lost to the Cowboys in an NFC divisional game. Tickets to that game cost $260.

The Vikings, who have the top-rated defense in the NFL and allow a paltry 275.9 yards per game, will play the highest seed left in the NFC (Rams, Saints or Panthers) after the wild-card round.

The Vikings are one of four teams that finished the 2017 season with a 13-3 record. The Eagles, who won the NFC East, secured home-field advantage through the playoffs, and the Patriots (home-field advantage) won the AFC East while the Steelers won the AFC North).

TicketIQ.com still has 8,465 tickets available for the Vikings divisional game. Among the company’s Low Price Guarantee listings, a seat can be had for as little as $191 in the third deck in Section 317 or as much as $2,472 in Row 20 of Section V3 at the 50-yardline.

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