Packers-Vikings Predictions and Expert Picks for NFL Week 1 Game

Packers vs Vikings predictions and expert picks for their Week 1 NFL game.
Packers vs Vikings predictions and expert picks for their Week 1 NFL game. / Michael Zagaris/Getty Images

Week 1 of the 2020 NFL season features an NFC North clash between the Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings.

Here's how the experts are predicting this game to play out.

Packers vs Vikings Picks Week 1

CBS Sports picks are from their panel of experts, numberFire picks are from their NFL game projections, Sporting News picks are from Vinnie Iyer, and betting favorites are from FanDuel Sportsbook's Week 1 NFL odds.

CBS Sports: Vikings (4), Packers (2)
numberFire: Vikings
Sporting News: Vikings
Betting Favorite: Vikings

Against the Spread:
CBS Sports: Packers (3), Vikings (3)
Sporting News: Vikings

The majority of the experts seem to expect a changing of the guard in the NFC North in 2020. The 2019 champs are betting underdogs, and the majority of the experts like the Vikings to open the year with a win. Minnesota also narrowly edges out Green Bay against the spread, with four of the seven experts who made an ATS pick taking the Vikings.

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