Minnesota Vikings vs. New Orleans Saints picks, predictions: Who wins NFL Week 4 game?

Jeremy Cluff
Arizona Republic
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The Minnesota Vikings and New Orleans Saints play on Sunday in a game on the NFL Week 4 schedule.

Which team will get the victory?

Check out these NFL Week 4 picks and predictions for the game, which can be seen at 6:30 a.m. MST on the NFL Network.

The Vikings are a 2.5-point favorite in the game.

NFL Week 4 picks, predictions:

The Arizona Republic: Vikings 24, Saints 13

Jeremy Cluff writes: "The Saints have not looked good over the past two weeks, and have scored just 24 total points over that time span. Look for the troubles to continue against the Vikings."

Draft Kings: Go with the Vikings to cover vs. Saints

It writes: "This is a great matchup between Minnesota’s offense and New Orleans’ defense. The Saints should be able to contain the Vikings receivers, and Dalvin Cook’s injury is a real concern. However, New Orleans has been out of sorts offensively and is dealing with potentially big injuries on that side. Take the Vikings to win and cover here."

NFL Week 4 odds:

FanDuel: Bet the Vikings to cover against Saints

Isaiah De Los Santos writes: "This contest should be tightly contested, according to the opening betting lines. ESPN's FPI also thinks it will be close, but I'm siding with Minnesota. The Saints are dealing with a myriad of injuries at two important positions, with Jameis Winston and Alvin Kamara both playing through pain. This offense has struggled as a result, which is bad news heading into a matchup with the Vikings." Take the Vikings to cover against Saints

Bill Speros writes: "This is the first of four international games on the NFL calendar this season. Two first-year coaches confront each other with veteran quarterbacks under center across the pond. The Saints were a bit of a trendy pick to win the NFC South in lieu of Tampa Bay. But New Orleans was beaten by the Bucs in Week 2 before inexplicably losing to Carolina in Week 3. Rookie Vikings coach Kevin O’Connell appears to be mastering the learning curve and has his team atop the NFC North. Take the Vikings as one of your NFL Week 4 picks."

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Will the Minnesota Vikings beat the New Orleans Saints in their NFL Week 4 game in London?

Sports Betting Dime: Vikings 16.7, Saints 11.2

The site's formula predicts that the Vikings will beat the Saints in the NFL Week 4 game.

Fansided: Go with the under in Vikings vs. Saints game

Joseph Summers writes: "I'm backing the under. It's 8-2 in the Saints' last 10 games and hit in two of Minnesota's three matchups this year. Even if New Orleans gets some offensive playmakers back on the field, Jameis Winston's limitations from his back injury should slow the offense down and keep the total low. We can trust this Saints defense, but the offense has to prove it can score until further notice. Lock the under in now before any bad injury news can come out and drive the total down throughout the week."

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Top Bet: Vikings 27, Saints 20

It writes: "With Winston, it’s always about taking the good with the bad. And since Week 1, he hasn’t been very good under center for the Saints, who might have a decision to make on a potential QB switch. That said, Saints head coach Dennis Allen has already said that the team will be sticking to Winson, who went 25/41 for 353 passing yards (1 TD, 2 INTs) in the loss to Carolina. Alvin Kamara also did not show up in that contest, coughing up just 61 rushing yards on 15 carries, while also losing a fumble. The one who did was rookie wide receiver Chris Olave, who exploded for 147 receiving yards on nine catches. Watch out for this young stud in London."

ESPN: Vikings have a 50.1% chance to win the game

The site's Football Power Index gives the Saints a 49.3% shot at picking up the victory.

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