Texans vs. Vikings: Week 4 Line and Betting Trends

Written by on September 29, 2020

The Houston Texans (0-3) take a three-game losing streak into a matchup with the Minnesota Vikings (0-3), losers of three straight, on Sunday, October 4, 2020 at NRG Stadium. Houston is a 3.5-point favorite in the game. The contest’s over/under is set at 54.0.

Game Info

  • Game Day: Sunday, October 4, 2020
  • Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: FOX
  • Location: Houston, TX
  • Stadium: NRG Stadium
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Betting Information

Texans vs Vikings Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Texans -3.5 -110 -110 54.0 -110 -110 -180 155

Texans Betting Insights

  • Houston has put together a losing 0-3 record against the spread this season.
  • Houston’s games have hit the over in two out of three opportunities this season (66.7%).
  • The Texans have averaged 15 fewer points per game this season (19) than the Vikings have allowed (34).
  • When they meet or exceed their scoring average this season, Houston is 0-2 and 0-2 against the spread.
  • When the Minnesota defense allows 34 points or fewer this year, the Vikings have pieced together a 0-2 overall record and a 1-1 record against the spread.
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Vikings Betting Insights

  • Two Minnesota’s three games this year have gone over the point total (66.7% of its outings).
  • Minnesota has compiled a losing 1-2 record against the spread this season.
  • The average points per game output for the Vikings this season, 25, is 6.7 fewer than the 31.7 the Texans have given up in each contest.
  • Minnesota is 0-2 overall and 1-1 against the spread when they score at least 25 points this season.
  • When Houston allows opposing offenses to put 31.7 points or fewer on the scoreboard this year, they are 0-1 overall and 0-1 against the spread.
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Computer Picks

Computer picks for Texans vs Vikings
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Vikings (+3.5) Over (54) Texans 28 Vikings 27

Total Facts

  • The Texans and their opponents have recorded more than 54.0 points in 33.3% of their outings this year (one of three opportunities).
  • The Vikings have played in two games this season (out of three total matchups — 66.7% of chances) where they combined with their opponents to score at least 54.0 points.
  • These teams average a combined 44 points per game, 10.0 fewer points than the over/under of 54.0 set for this matchup.
  • The Texans and the Vikings have seen their opponents average a combined 11.7 more points per game than the over/under of 54.0 set for this matchup.
  • The Texans’ average point total in outings this year is 50.7, 3.3 points below the over/under in this game.
  • Vikings games this season have averaged an over/under of 59 points, 5.0 more than the point total in this matchup.
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Texans vs Vikings: Last 5 Meetings

Minnesota holds an edge against Houston in the past five matchups between these two teams, putting together a 4-0 record in those games. Minnesota outscored Houston 116-68 in those five head-to-head matchups.

Texans vs Vikings: Last Five Meetings
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Yards Result
10/9/2016 N/A Vikings N/A N/A N/A N/A 351-214 MIN 31-13 MIN
12/23/2012 N/A Texans N/A N/A N/A N/A 345-187 MIN 23-6 MIN
11/2/2008 N/A Vikings N/A N/A N/A N/A 28-21 MIN
10/10/2004 N/A Texans N/A N/A N/A N/A 34-28 MIN

Injury Report

Texans: No Injuries Listed

Vikings: No Injuries Listed


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