Sunday, December 27, 2015
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The San Francisco 49ers face the Detroit Lions on Sunday at Ford Field. The opening line for this game has Detroit as 7.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 40.5.
Blaine Gabbert finished his last game with 295 yards through the air for San Francisco. He completed 30 passes out of 50 attempts for a 60% completion percentage. The 49ers were led in rushing by Shaun Draughn, who finished with 38 yards on 9 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Anquan Boldin led the team in receiving with 8 receptions for 74 yards. He had an average of 9 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game San Francisco had 318 total yards on 71 plays. They gained 4 rushing first downs, 12 passing, and 1 by way of penalty for a total of 17 first downs on the game. The 49ers rushed for 55 yards by way of 17 carries.
Matthew Stafford finished his last game with 254 yards through the air for Detroit. He completed 22 passes out of 25 attempts for a 88% completion percentage. The Lions were led in rushing by Ameer Abdullah, who finished with 77 yards on 9 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 9 yards per carry. Eric Ebron led the team in receiving with 4 receptions for 79 yards. He had an average of 20 yards per reception in the contest. Detroit had 396 total yards on 51 plays. They gained 8 rushing first downs, 15 passing, and 1 by way of penalty for a total of 24 first downs on the game. The Lions rushed for 150 yards by way of 23 carries.
San Francisco is scoring 14 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 19 passes on 32 attempts for a 59% percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 198 yards per game through the air as well. The 49ers carry the ball for an average of 94 yards per game on 24 attempts for an average of 3.9 yards per carry this season. They are also running 59 plays per game and average 4.9 yards per play for an average of 291 yards per contest. The 49ers manage 16 first downs per contest and they average a total of 49.9 penalty yards on 6.8 penalties.
San Francisco gives up an average of 262 passing yards and 24 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 23 completions per game on 34 attempts for a completion percentage of 68%. The 49ers allow 129 rushing yards per game on 32 carries for a 4 average per play. San Francisco gives up 390 total yards per game including 5.8 yards per play. They force 0.9 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.7 penalties per game that total 53.1 yards as a unit.
Detroit averages 22 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 26 passes per game on 40 attempts for a 65% percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 260 yards through the air per game thus far. The Lions carry the ball for an average of 84 yards per game on 22 attempts for an average of 3.8 yards per carry. They also run 64 plays per game and average 5.4 yards per play for an average of 345 yards in each contest. The Lions are gaining 21 first downs per contest and they average 59.9 penalty yards on 6.6 penalties per game.
Detroit gives up 240 passing yards per outing and 26 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 23 completions on 34 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 68%. The Lions allow 113 rushing yards per contest on 27 carries for a 4.2 average per rush. Detroit gives up 352 total yards per game including an average of 5.6 per play. They create an average of 1.1 turnovers per game and 6 penalties for 50.4 yards each game.
San Francisco Betting Trends
San Francisco is 6-8-0 against the over/under so far this season
San Francisco has an ATS record of 6-8-0 this season
Detroit Betting Trends
Detroit is 8-6-0 against the over/under so far this season
Detroit has an ATS record of 5-9-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
12/21/15 LB Aaron Lynch Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Detroit
12/21/15 C Marcus Martin Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Detroit
12/21/15 LB Michael Wilhoite Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Detroit
12/21/15 RB Shaun Draughn Knee injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Detroit
12/15/15 G Alex Boone Knee IR
12/12/15 RB Carlos Hyde Foot IR
12/09/15 TE Garrett Celek Ankle IR
11/24/15 DL Glenn Dorsey Knee IR
11/21/15 QB Colin Kaepernick Shoulder IR
11/08/15 RB Mike Davis Hand IR - designated to return (eligible to return week 17)
11/02/15 RB Reggie Bush ACL IR
10/24/15 S Antoine Bethea Pectoral IR
09/10/15 WR Dres Anderson Undisclosed IR
09/07/15 RB Kendall Hunter Knee IR
12/14/15 TE Brandon Pettigrew ACL IR
11/16/15 DB Josh Wilson Knee IR
11/16/15 CB Rashean Mathis Concussion IR
10/19/15 RB Zach Zenner Ribs IR
10/14/15 LB DeAndre Levy Hip IR
10/06/15 DT Tyrunn Walker Ankle IR
Tony's Pick: Take Detroit
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