Redskins vs Vikings Predictions for NFL Week 8 Thursday Night Football Game

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA - OCTOBER 13: Stefon Diggs #14 of the Minnesota Vikings looks on during the game against the Philadelphia Eagles at U.S. Bank Stadium on October 13, 2019 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Vikings defeated the Eagles 38-20. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)
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Kirk Cousins is set to face off with his former team on "Thursday Night Football," as the Washington Redskins travel to Minnesota to take on the Vikings. Minnesota is playing without Adam Thielen, but the Vikings are still 16.5-point home favorites, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.

If you're looking to place a wager on this game, it's always wise to read up on what some industry experts have to say first. With that in mind, here are some expert predictions for the Week 8 Thursday night game between the Redskins and Vikings.

Redskins vs Vikings Expert Predictions

ESPN
The staff at ESPN doesn't have much confidence in Washington here, as all nine experts are picking Minnesota to win outright.

CBS
Similarly, all eight staff members at CBS are picking the Vikings to defeat the Redskins tonight.

Sports Illustrated
Sports Illustrated's Monday Morning Quarterback staff makes it a clean sweep for Minnesota, with all six experts picking the Cousins to win the revenge game against his former team.

That's all 23 experts we highlighted here picking Minnesota to win tonight's game outright, so it looks like the Vikings could have a significant edge here.

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