NFL Week 16 - Minnesota Vikings vs Houston Texans

Scores and stats from WhatIfSports.com's NFL simulations
By WhatIfSports.com
December 18th, 2012

Every week WhatIfSports.com simulates thousands of NFL games. This week the Houston Texans win 66.0% of the time by an average score of 24.8-18.8. The stats in the box score below represent the average outcomes of those simulations.

To view NFL picks and fantasy football projections from every NFL game this week, visit our Week 16 NFL Scores page.

NFL Week 16
Vikings emblemVikings
@
Texans
Sun., Dec. 23
Texans emblem
NFC
Minnesota
AFC
Houston
19GAME PROJECTION (Dec. 18, 2012)25
Win % 34.0 Win % 66.0
Over/Under 43.5 Spread -9.5
Win % ATS 60.7 Win % ATS 39.3
Over % 47.5 Under % 52.5
First Downs 18 First Downs 20
Rushing 6 Rushing 6
Passing 11 Passing 13
Penalty 1 Penalty 0
3rd Down Eff 6/14 3rd Down Eff 6/13
4th Down Eff 0/1 4th Down Eff 0/0
Rushes-Yards 27-125 Rushes-Yards 30-106
Avg Rush 4.5 Avg Rush 3.6
Comp-Att-Int 18-33-1 Comp-Att-Int 20-31-1
Passing Yards 203 Passing Yards 245
Sacked-Yards 3-16 Sacked-Yards 2-14
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-0
Punts-Avg 5-42 Punts-Avg 4-43
KR-Avg 5-24 KR-Avg 4-24
PR-Avg 4-9 PR-Avg 5-11
Penalties-Yards 4-22 Penalties-Yards 4-24
Time of Possession 28:50 Time of Possession 31:34
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Adrian Peterson 20.2 101.6 0.8
Toby Gerhart 5.6 20.5 0.1
Christian Ponder 1.3 2.2 0.0
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Arian Foster 16.5 63.2 0.6
Ben Tate 8.7 33.9 0.3
Justin Forsett 2.0 8.3 0.1
Matt Schaub 2.1 0.2 0.0
Receiving REC YDS TD
Jerome Simpson 3.2 49.4 0.2
Michael Jenkins 3.3 49.4 0.2
Kyle Rudolph 3.4 37.9 0.2
Jarius Wright 3.1 35.9 0.2
Adrian Peterson 2.2 20.9 0.1
Stephen Burton 1.1 10.8 0.1
Receiving REC YDS TD
Andre Johnson 4.7 71.9 0.4
Owen Daniels 3.7 52.7 0.3
Kevin Walter 2.8 37.3 0.2
Arian Foster 2.5 28.2 0.2
James Casey 2.3 26.3 0.2
Garrett Graham 1.8 21.0 0.1
Ben Tate 1.2 10.2 0.1
Passing YDS TD INT
Christian Ponder 219.3 1.1 1.1
Passing YDS TD INT
Matt Schaub 259.3 1.8 0.7
Field Goals Made Missed
Blair Walsh 1.4 0.4
Field Goals Made Missed
Shayne Graham 1.9 0.4

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