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NFL Expert Picks: Vikings Favored Against Jaguars

The Vikings kept their playoff hopes alive with a come-from-behind victory in Week 12.

Minnesota (5-6) will now host Jacksonville (1-10) in Week 13 looking to keep pace in the NFC Wild Card race.

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

Vikings 28, Jaguars 20 — Gregg Rosenthal,

The Jaguars defense has been more competitive in recent weeks despite cascading injuries. Mike Glennon is coming off the best game by a Jaguars quarterback all season. That's why I'd guess that Vikings fans will sweat this one out more than they'd like before completing an impressive journey back to .500.

Vikings 31, Jaguars 17 — Pete Prisco, CBS Sports

The Jaguars are playing out the string, while the Vikings are still alive. Jacksonville is 1-3 in Minnesota and has been outscored 103-38 in the three losses. This one will be lopsided as well. The Vikings will move the ball against a banged-up Jaguars defense, and the Jaguars won't keep up. Vikings [win] big.

Vikings 31, Jaguars 14 — Vinnie Iyer, Sporting News

The Vikings had two fluky fumbles go for touchdowns against them against the Panthers, making the game much closer than it should have been. The Jaguars simply cannot stop the Vikings principal playmakers for Kirk Cousins, led by Dalvin Cook and Justin Jefferson. The Vikings defense is containing much better with their zone defense to stop any threat of a Mike Glennon comeback.

Vikings 31, Jaguars 10 — Michael David Smith, Pro Football Talk

The Vikings are clinging to slim playoff hopes, while the Jaguars are just getting ready for next year's draft. This should be an easy win for Minnesota.

Vikings 31, Jaguars 23 — Mike Florio, Pro Football Talk

The postseason continues to be a longshot for the Vikings, and it drops to an impossibility if they stumble against the Jaguars.

View photos of the Vikings preparing to take on the Jaguars during practice at TCO Performance Center.

Pre-game win probabilities: Vikings 83% —

4 of 4 experts (four had not submitted) pick the Vikings, CBS Sports

6 of 6 experts pick the Vikings, The MMQB

7 of 7 experts pick the Vikings, USA TODAY Sports

9 of 9 experts pick the Vikings, ESPN