Vikings vs Texans Predictions and Expert Picks for Week 4 NFL Game

Expert predictions and picks for the Vikings-Texans Week 4 NFL matchup.
Expert predictions and picks for the Vikings-Texans Week 4 NFL matchup. / Joe Sargent/Getty Images

The Minnesota Vikings and Houston Texans are facing a similar fate this season as both teams are off to a poor 0-3 start when they came into the season with playoff expectations. One of them will grab their first win of the season, though, as these two teams face off in Week 4 NFL action.

The Texans are 4.5-point favorites in this game, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Here is who the experts are favoring to win this showdown.

Vikings vs Texans Picks Week 4

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 4 NFL odds.

CBS Sports: Texans (7), Vikings (1)
numberFire: Texans
Sporting News: Vikings
Betting Favorite: Texans -4.5

Against the Spread:
CBS Sports: Texans (7), Vikings (1)
Sporting News: Vikings

A majority of the experts and analysts predict the Texans to emerge victorious in this battle of winless teams, but there are some who believe the Vikings can spring an upset. Either way, one team is leaving 0-4 with little hope left for the season, while the other will be 1-3 and create some much-needed momentum.

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