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Minnesota Vikings vs Houston Texans 04/30/2020 NFL Madden20 Predictions, Game Analysis and Odds
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Minnesota Vikings vs Houston Texans 04/30/2020 – The Minnesota Vikings are slated to go up against the Houston Texans for a Madden20 simulation this coming Thursday, April 30. This game will be shown on Twitch.tv under the username livefootballsims at 3:00 PM. The Vikings had a good season finishing 10-6 and second in the NFC North just behind the Green Bay Packers. During the playoffs, they managed to advance to the Divisional Playoffs and were defeated by the Super Bowl LIV runner-up San Francisco 49ers. On the other side of the fence, you have the Houston Texans who also made it to the playoffs as the 4th best team in the AFC. They defeated the Buffalo Bills in the Wild Card and advanced to be defeated by the Kansas City Chiefs who went on to win the Super Bowl LIV. NFL Odds Today sees a tight game but gives a slight edge to the Texans to win over the Vikings.
Minnesota Vikings vs Houston Texans 04/30/2020
The Minnesota Vikings are on a roll and they are carrying a 4-game winning streak to this game against the Texans. Their last opponents were the Washington Redskins whom they dominated by a 22-point margin. Stefon Diggs is the team’s best player in the offense. He is not in the official roster but still plays for the Vikings in simulations. Diggs has a 93 overall rating and has 91 over in catching, speed, acceleration and agility.
Adam Thielen helps him out with his 91 overall and he possesses 93 in acceleration and agility. Above that, he has a 95 in catching and 90 catching in traffic. Dalvin Cook helps out with his 90 overall that comes with agility, acceleration and speed at 94 over. Kyle Rudolf and Kirk Cousins add up to the depth in the offense for the Vikings as well Harrison Smith on defense leads the team with a 95 overall rating. He is getting support from Everson Griffen and Danielle Hunter as well. Erick Kendricks and Linval Joseph give the team depth on the defensive line.
Luck has not been on the side of the Houston Texans in Madden20 simulations as they are on a three-game losing streak heading to this game against the Vikings. Their last match against the Los Angeles Rams resulted in a 13-point loss and they look to cut the bad streak soon. They are anchored by one of the top NFL players in the game today in DeAndre Hopkins who got a 98 overall rating.
He also has a 99 in catching in traffic, release, jumping and spectacular catch. Deshaun Watson is the team’s quarterback and he has an 88 overall rating while Lamar Miller owns an 84 overall rating. On the defensive line, J.J. Watts is at 97 overall and leads the team on that end. D.J Reader and Justin Reid help him out as both players own an 84 overall.
Minnesota Vikings vs Houston Texans Betting Picks
The Texans are given the edge by Best Sports Book Online for this game and they are seen as the favored team. But with the luck that the Texans are carrying, the Vikings may take this victory as well and they are a good risk for your buck.
Moneyline: The Vikings will be carrying a +105 ML in this match while the Texans are given a -135.
Spread: It is just 2.5 points across the spread between Houston and Minnesota for this match. Vikings are at +2.5 while the Texans sit on the other side with -2.5.
Total: 54.5 points is the estimated total for both teams in this game while the over/under is at -115.
Prediction: 29-25, Texans win.