Sunday, November 6, 2016
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The New Orleans Saints take on the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, November 6, 2016 at Levi's Stadium. The opening line for this game has New Orleans as 3 point favorites and the over/under was set at 51. The Saints are 4-2-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-3-0. The 49ers have an over/under record of 5-2-0 and they are 1-6-0 against the spread.
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Drew Brees finished with 265 yards through the air for New Orleans last week. He completed 27 passes out of 35 attempts for a 77% completion percentage. The Saints were led in rushing by Timothy Hightower, who finished with 102 yards on 26 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Michael Thomas was the team leader in receiving with a total of 63 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 11 yards per reception. As a team in that game New Orleans got a total of 28 first downs. Of those first downs, 7 came on the ground while 17 came through the air. They ran 72 total plays for 375 yards for the game. The Saints ran for 123 yards on 35 attempts.
Colin Kaepernick finished with 143 yards passing for San Francisco last week. He went 16 for 34, resulting in a 47% completion percentage. The 49ers were led on the ground by Colin Kaepernick, who finished with 84 yards on 9 carries. He ended the game with an average of 9 yards per rush. Shaun Draughn led the team in receiving with 37 yards and 5 catches. He finished the game with an average of 7 yards per reception. San Francisco had 20 first downs total. 11 came from running the ball and 8 came from a pass. They ran 66 total plays for 273 yards for the contest. The 49ers ran for 160 yards on 28 carries as a team.
New Orleans scores 29 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 3rd in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 31 passes on 44 attempts for a 70% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 327 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 1st in the league. The Saints run for an average of 88 yards per game on 24 attempts for an average of 3.7 yards per carry. That ranks them 25th in the league. They also run 70 plays per contest and average 5.9 yards per play for an average of 415 yards per game, ranking their offense 2nd overall this season. The Saints average 25 first downs per game which ranks them 1st in the NFL. They accumulate 64.1 penalty yards per game via 6.7 penalties, which ranks 18th in the league.
New Orleans allows 287 passing yards per game, ranking 29th, and they allow 31 points per contest on defense, which ranks 31st. They give up 24 completions on 37 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 65%. The Saints allow 111 rushing yards per game on 26 carries for an average of 4.3 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 18th in the NFL. New Orleans allows 397 total yards per game including 6.2 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 28th in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 6.6 penalties for 57.7 yards per game, ranking them 21st among NFL teams.
San Francisco averages 21 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 22nd in the league. In the passing department, they complete 17 passes per game on 30 attempts for a 57% completion percentage. They throw for 161 yards through the air per game, ranking them 32nd. The 49ers run for an average of 129 yards per game on 31 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 4th on the ground. They also run 64 plays per game and average 4.5 yards per play for a total of 290 yards per game, ranking them 32nd in the league on offense. The 49ers get an average of 19 first downs per game, which ranks 26th. They average 34.9 penalty yards per game via 4.4 penalties, ranking them 32nd in the NFL.
San Francisco allows an average of 222 passing yards per game, which ranks 7th in the league. Their defense overall allows 31 points per contest, which has them ranked 32nd. They give up 19 completions on 32 attempts for a completion percentage of 59% per game. The 49ers allow 185 rushing yards per contest on 36 carries for a 5.1 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 32nd in the NFL. San Francisco allows 408 total yards per game for an average of 5.8 yards per play, which ranks 30th in the league. They force 7.3 penalties for 63.7 yards in each contest, ranking 22nd.
New Orleans Betting Trends
New Orleans is 4-3-0 against the over/under this season
New Orleans has an ATS record of 4-2-1 this season
San Francisco Betting Trends
San Francisco is 5-2-0 against the over/under this season
San Francisco has an ATS record of 1-6-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/30/16 CB Sterling Moore Abdominal "?" Sunday vs. San Francisco
10/30/16 CB Delvin Breaux Fibula "?" Sunday vs. San Francisco
10/30/16 LB Stephone Anthony Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. San Francisco
10/20/16 DT Sheldon Rankins Fibula out indefinitely
10/12/16 DB Erik Harris ACL IR
09/29/16 DE Obum Gwacham Undisclosed IR
09/22/16 CB P.J. Williams Concussion IR
09/04/16 TE Michael Hoomanawanui Leg IR
08/31/16 CB Damian Swann Abdominal IR
08/31/16 LB Hau'oli Kikaha Knee PUP
10/30/16 LB Aaron Lynch Leg doubtful Sunday vs. New Orleans
10/30/16 DL Glenn Dorsey Knee "?" Sunday vs. New Orleans
10/30/16 CB Rashard Robinson Foot "?" Sunday vs. New Orleans
10/30/16 DL Arik Armstead Shoulder "?" Sunday vs. New Orleans
10/30/16 RB Carlos Hyde Shoulder "?" Sunday vs. New Orleans
10/30/16 LB Gerald Hodges Undisclosed "?" Sunday vs. New Orleans
10/10/16 CB Chris Davis Knee IR
10/03/16 LB NaVorro Bowman Achilles IR
09/26/16 T Anthony Davis Concussion has retired
09/20/16 LB Ray-Ray Armstrong Pectoral IR
09/16/16 NT Ian Williams Ankle IR
09/06/16 CB Will Redmond ACL IR
09/02/16 QB Thad Lewis Knee IR
08/30/16 WR Bruce Ellington Hamstring IR
Guy's Pick: Take San Francisco
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