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Week 5 NFL picks and predictions: Titans vs. Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings are the favorite of most experts in this week's game with Tennessee.

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The Minnesota Vikings will attempt to extend their surprisingly fast start to the 2012 campaign when they face the struggling Tennessee Titans on Sunday in Minneapolis.

The Vikings are 3-1 on the young season, with back-to-back wins over San Francisco and Detroit in recent weeks. Tennessee enters Sunday's game at 1-3 and is ranked near the bottom of the league in almost every category: 28th in rushing offense, 26th in passing defense and 25th in rushing defense.

Suffice it to say, Minnesota is the favorite among experts. As of Wednesday night, all of ESPN's NFL experts have picked the Vikings to win Sunday's game. The same goes for Yahoo! experts Mike Silver and Jason Cole (Les Carpenter has not yet submitted his choices). CBS Sports, on the other hand, is markedly split, with each team receiving four expert votes.

The game kicks off at 3:25 ET Sunday. CBS will handle television coverage.

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