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NFL Expert Picks: Can Vikings Notch Rare Win at Soldier Field?

The Vikings have had their struggles at Soldier Field in recent years, with just four wins in Chicago in the past two decades. Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer is 2-4 in his career in Chicago.

But with Minnesota riding a two-game win streak, can the Vikings carry that momentum into a venue where they haven't won much?

Let's see who the experts are picking to win the game:

Vikings 24, Bears 17 — Gregg Rosenthal, NFL.com

Dalvin Cook makes me believe in all the clichés I never did before: making the Vikings defense better by keeping the unit off the field, improving play-action with his mere presence and wearing down opponents by the fourth quarter. He's giving Alvin Kamara a run for his money as the most valuable non-quarterback skill-position player in the league.

Bears 26, Vikings 23 — Pete Prisco, CBS Sports

The Vikings suddenly have life after two straight victories, while the Bears are reeling a bit. Dalvin Cook has been sensational this season and especially the past two weeks. But Chicago is solid against the run. That will matter here. Nick Foles has been ordinary, but he should be able to make enough plays to pull out a home victory.

Vikings 23, Bears 20 — Vinnie Iyer, Sporting News

The Vikings have been rolling by feeding Dalvin Cook, both taking pressure [off] Kirk Cousins and making life easier on a defense having major secondary issues. It's much easier to run on the Bears than force throwing on them, which plays into the hands of Mike Zimmer's game plan. The Bears will have some success throwing with Nick Foles to Allen Robinson and others, but they will be too one-dimensional with Foles feeling enough heat to make more mistakes.

Vikings 24, Bears 20 — Michael David Smith, Pro Football Talk

It's hard to believe how different both of these teams look than they did a few weeks ago. The Bears season is cratering, while the Vikings are still hoping for a late-season push to the playoffs. Minnesota gets an important division win.

Bears 19, Vikings 16 — Mike Florio, Pro Football Talk

The Vikings have had a rough time in Chicago in recent years, and the organization still carries the scars from their playoff loss to Nick Foles. If the Bears can bottle up Dalvin Cook like they did last year at Soldier Field, the passing game can't compensate.

Pre-game win probabilities: Vikings 44% — FiveThirtyEight.com

4 of 8 experts pick the Vikings, CBS Sports

6 of 7 experts pick the Vikings, USA TODAY Sports

6 of 6 experts pick the Vikings, The MMQB

7 of 10 experts pick the Vikings, ESPN

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