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NFL Expert Picks: Vikings-Packers Renew Rivalry

The Vikings opened the season with a rough home loss against the Packers, and have struggled to right the ship ever since.

Minnesota sits at 1-5 entering Week 8, while Green Bay is atop the NFC North with a 5-1 mark.

Sunday marks the 121st overall meeting between the teams, and the Vikings are trying to snap a three-game losing streak to the Packers.

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

Packers 34, Vikings 20 — Gregg Rosenthal,

Trading Yannick Ngakoue in the same week that the Vikings announced Danielle Hunter is out for the season was a sign of surrender. Teams facing the Packers this season have no chance if they have no pass rush, and it's hard to see how Minnesota disrupts Aaron Rodgers. The Vikings cornerbacks are also all kinds of injured. With Packers left tackle David Bakhtiari trending toward a return this week, Rodgers should have some fun.

Packers 36, Vikings 20 — Pete Prisco, CBS Sports

A lot has changed since they met in the opener with the Vikings a mess at 1-5 and seemingly playing for next year, while the Packers are 5-1 atop the division. Green Bay's offense was back rolling against the Texans, and I think that will play out here even more against a bad defense. Look for Aaron Rodgers to have another big day. This will be ugly.

Packers 33, Vikings 22 — Bill Bender, Sporting News

It's a rematch from a Week 1 shootout between NFC North rivals. Minnesota had a bye week to prepare and will be playing with a sense of desperation, but it's hard to trust a team that has surrendered 27 points or more in every game this season. The Packers are still battling injuries to some stars, but they keep rolling the division.

Packers 31, Vikings 20 — Michael David Smith, Pro Football Talk

The Vikings are just not going to contend this season. If that weren't already obvious, the Packers will make it clear on Sunday.

Packers 34, Vikings 17 — Mike Florio, Pro Football Talk

Aaron Rodgers thinks the Vikings should keep Mike Zimmer. Based on Week 1, of course Rodgers does.

Pre-game win probabilities: Packers 73% —

0 of 8 experts pick the Vikings, CBS Sports

0 of 7 experts pick the Vikings, USA TODAY Sports

0 of 6 experts pick the Vikings, The MMQB

0 of 10 experts pick the Vikings, ESPN