Our Head-to-Head feature is based on season stats. Check marks were given to the team with a higher ranking for that particular category.

Vikings Average Team Rankings Texans
18.8 Total Offense 14.3
14.9 Total Defense 15.0
25.6 Passing Offense 18.5
13.4 Passing Defense 19.4
14.7 Rushing Offense 9.8
21.7 Rushing Defense 11.3
22.5 Receiving Offense 21.5
9.8 Receiving Defense 21.5
18.2 Punting 14.8
11.0 Return 18.7
29.3 Kicking 20.7

Total Offense Vikings Texans
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Points/Game 19.8 24 23.1 13
Total Yds/Game 312.9 28 345.9 15
Giveaways 18 10 19 12
Total 1st Downs 253 26 271 20
3rd Down Efficiency 36.4% 26 37.8% 21
4th Down Efficiency 54.5% 12 58.8% 1
Total TDs 24 28 30 18
Scoring Efficiency 31.0% 22 33.3% 18
3 and Out Drives 29 8 38 24
Penalties 88 11 81 6
Penalty Yds 737 12 710 9
Avg Total Off. Rank 18.8 14.3

Total Defense Vikings Texans
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Opp. Points/Game 21.2 13 19.8 7
Opp. Total Yds/Game 339.9 12 366.2 24
Takeaways 17 24 31 1
Opp. Total 1st Downs 273 12 301 27
Opp. 3rd Down Efficiency 40.7% 20 36.5% 8
Opp. 4th Down Efficiency 63.6% 22 38.5% 17
Opp. Total TDs 31 13 31 11
Opp. Scoring Efficiency 33.3% 13 28.7% 6
Opp. 3 and Out Drives 36 13 31 19
Opp. Penalties 97 10 88 22
Opp. Penalty Yds 834 12 705 23
Avg Total Def. Rank 14.9 15.0

Passing Offense Vikings Texans
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Total Attempts 466 22 407 31
Total Completions 286 21 249 30
Completion Pct. 61.4 20 61.2 22
Passing Yds/Game 221.3 26 215.7 29
Yds/Attempts 6.65 28 7.42 11
Passing TDs 14 29 19 18
INTs Thrown 16 28 11 12
QB Rating 76.6 28 88.3 17
Passing 1st Downs 151 24 149 26
Sacks Allowed 44 28 23 6
Sacks Yds Allowed 282 28 93 1
Avg Passing Off. Rank 25.6 18.5

Passing Defense Vikings Texans
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Opp. Total Attempts 451 4 535 31
Opp. Total Completions 295 11 327 26
Opp. Completion Pct. 65.4 25 61.1 10
Opp. Passing Yds/Game 230.1 6 271.9 27
Opp. Yds/Attempts 7.14 15 7.11 13
Opp. Passing TDs 22 16 25 24
Interceptions 12 18 17 5
Opp. QB Rating 91.5 19 85.0 11
Opp. Passing 1st Downs 159 7 191 28
Sacks 38 8 31 22
Sacks Yds 197 18 206 16
Avg Passing Def. Rank 13.4 19.4

Rushing Offense Vikings Texans
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Total Attempts 352 22 474 1
Rushing Yds/Game 111.7 15 136.8 4
Yds/Carry 4.4 9 4.0 21
Rushing TDs 10 17 11 11
Rushing 1st Downs 76 21 91 9
Rushing Fumbles 3 4 6 13
Avg Rushing Off. Rank 14.7 9.8

Rushing Defense Vikings Texans
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Opp. Total Attempts 400 24 390 21
Opp. Rushing Yds/Game 123.9 23 109.1 14
Opp. Yds/Carry 4.3 25 3.9 8
Opp. Rushing TDs 9 13 6 3
Opp. Rushing 1st Downs 88 20 83 17
Opp. Rushing Fumbles 4 25 9 5
Avg Rushing Def. Rank 21.7 11.3

Receiving Offense Vikings Texans
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Receptions 286 21 249 30
Receiving Yds/Game 221.3 26 215.7 29
Yds/Reception 10.8 25 12.1 8
Receiving TDs 14 29 19 18
Receiving 1st Downs 151 24 149 26
Receiving Fumbles 3 10 5 18
Avg Receiving Off. Rank 22.5 21.5

Receiving Defense Vikings Texans
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Opp. Receptions 295 11 327 26
Opp. Receiving Yds/Game 230.1 6 271.9 27
Opp. Yds/Receptions 10.9 10 11.6 19
Opp. Receiving TDs 22 16 25 24
Opp. Receiving 1st Downs 159 7 191 28
Opp. Receiving Fumbles 5 9 7 5
Avg Receiving Def. Rank 9.8 21.5

Punting Stats Vikings Texans
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Punts 69 12 69 11
Punting Yds 3061 12 3206 10
Punting Average 44.4 20 45.8 9
Inside 20 18 27 20 22
Touchbacks 6 7 7 3
Blocked 0 10 1 15
Net Punting Average 38.9 21 39.0 19
Avg Punting Stats Rank 18.2 14.8

Return Stats Vikings Texans
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Kick Returns 47 3 18 28
Kick Return Yds 1061 4 379 31
Kick Returns for TD 0 19 0 7
Punt Returns 26 20 28 17
Punt Return Yds 266 8 172 28
Punt Returns for TD 0 12 0 1
Avg Returns Stats Rank 11.0 18.7

Kicking Stats Vikings Texans
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Extra Points Made 25 28 36 13
Extra Points Pct. 25/25 100.0 28 36/36 100.0 13
Field Goals Made 22 20 24 14
Field Goal Pct. 22/31, 71.0 20 24/29, 82.8 14
FG 1-19 1/1, 100.0 5 0/0, 0 11
FG 20-29 4/5, 80.0 29 4/5, 80.0 28
FG 30-39 6/8, 75.0 24 9/11, 81.8 12
FG 40-49 6/8, 0 16 7/8, 0 11
FG 50+ 5/9, 55.6 6 4/5, 80.0 8
Avg Kicking Stats Rank 29.3 20.7

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