Vikings vs Eagles Expert Picks & Predictions for Week 2 NFL Monday Night Football

Vikings vs Eagles Expert Picks & Predictions for Week 2 NFL Monday Night Football


Fans are settling in after an exciting first week of NFL action and buckling up for another promising set of matchups in Week 2. A pair of NFC contenders meet head-to-head on Monday Night Football as the Philadelphia Eagles host the Minnesota Vikings. Lincoln Financial Field will surely be rocking.

The Vikings will be looking to build on the positive momentum they built in a 23-7 Week 1 win over the Green Bay Packers. Meanwhile, the Eagles will be aiming to move to 2-0 on the season for the first time since 2016 after taking down the Detroit Lions in a Week 1 high-scoring contest (38-35).

Should Philadelphia really be favored against a Vikings offense that shined in Week 1? Do the Vikings have any chance of leaving Lincoln Financial Field with an upset victory? Here's what projection models and experts across the industry have to say about the Vikings vs Eagles Week 2 matchup.

Vikings vs Eagles Projections

ESPN FPIEagles (65.9%)
numberFireEagles (62.4%)
FiveThirtyEightEagles (55%)
Betting FavoriteEagles (-2.5)

Projected Winner: Eagles (4)

Vikings vs Eagles Expert Picks

ESPN Experts: Eagles (7), Vikings (3)
Sports Illustrated ExpertsEagles (3), Vikings (2)
CBS Sports ExpertsEagles (6), Vikings (2)

Expert Totals: Eagles (16), Vikings (7)

Home field advantage seems to be the deciding factor here. 16 of the 23 experts listed chose the Eagles to emerge victorious, which lines up with what the betting markets are saying.

The projection models are backing up those picks, too. FiveThirtyEight was the only one to give the Vikings more than a 40% chance of winning outright in Week 2.

Week 1 showed that upset can happen in any matchup, so fans should be in for a thriller on Monday night.

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