Vikings vs. Texans odds, line: 2020 NFL picks, Week 4 predictions from proven computer model

The Houston Texans will take on the Minnesota Vikings at 1 p.m. ET on Sunday at NRG Stadium. The Texans are 0-3 overall and 0-1 at home, while Minnesota is 0-3 overall and 0-1 on the road. Houston is favored by 3.5 points in the latest Texans vs. Vikings odds from William Hill, and the over-under is set at 53.5. Before entering any Vikings vs. Texans picks, you’ll want to see the NFL predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The model, which simulates every NFL game 10,000 times, is up over $7,500 for $100 players on top-rated NFL picks since its inception five-plus years ago. It’s off to a strong 7-2 roll on top-rated NFL picks this season. The model enters Week 4 on an incredible 103-67 run on top-rated NFL picks that dates back to the 2017 season. 

The model ranked in the top 10 on NFLPickWatch in three of the past four years on straight-up NFL picks and beat more than 95 percent of CBS Sports office pool players three times during that span. Anyone who has followed it is way up.

Now, the model has set its sights on Vikings vs. Texans. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several NFL betting lines for Texans vs. Vikings:

  • Vikings vs. Texans spread: Texans -3.5
  • Vikings vs. Texans over-under: 53.5 points
  • Vikings vs. Texans money line: Minnesota +165, Houston -185

What you need to know about the Texans

Houston came up short against the Pittsburgh Steelers this past Sunday, 28-21. Deshaun Watson completed 19 of 27 passes (70.4 pct.) for 264 yards and two TDs and one interception for a season-high 110.7 rating. But he was sacked a season-high five times and is the second-most sacked QB in the NFL (13). 

Houston (0-3) has the