Sunday, October 16, 2016
Ralph Wilson Stadium
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The San Francisco 49ers travel to Ralph Wilson Stadium to play the Buffalo Bills on Sunday, October 16, 2016. The opening line for this game has Buffalo as 7 point favorites and the over/under was set at 45.5. The 49ers are 1-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-2-0. The Bills have an over/under record of 3-2-0 and they are 3-2-0 against the spread.
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Blaine Gabbert finished with 162 yards through the air for San Francisco last week. He completed 18 passes out of 31 attempts for a 58% completion percentage. The 49ers were led in rushing by Carlos Hyde, who finished with 78 yards on 22 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Jeremy Kerley was the team leader in receiving with a total of 102 yards and 8 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 13 yards per reception. As a team in that game San Francisco got a total of 25 first downs. Of those first downs, 10 came on the ground while 12 came through the air. They ran 74 total plays for 286 yards for the game. The 49ers ran for 151 yards on 36 attempts.
Tyrod Taylor finished with 124 yards passing for Buffalo last week. He went 12 for 23, resulting in a 52% completion percentage. The Bills were led on the ground by LeSean McCoy, who finished with 150 yards on 18 carries. He ended the game with an average of 8 yards per rush. Charles Clay led the team in receiving with 73 yards and 5 catches. He finished the game with an average of 15 yards per reception. Buffalo had 15 first downs total. 8 came from running the ball and 6 came from a pass. They ran 52 total plays for 305 yards for the contest. The Bills ran for 193 yards on 27 carries as a team.
San Francisco scores 22 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 18th in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 17 passes on 30 attempts for a 57% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 170 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 31st in the league. The 49ers run for an average of 121 yards per game on 33 attempts for an average of 3.7 yards per carry. That ranks them 8th in the league. They also run 65 plays per contest and average 4.5 yards per play for an average of 291 yards per game, ranking their offense 31st overall this season. The 49ers average 19 first downs per game which ranks them 21st in the NFL. They accumulate 32.2 penalty yards per game via 4.2 penalties, which ranks 32nd in the league.
San Francisco allows 223 passing yards per game, ranking 10th, and they allow 28 points per contest on defense, which ranks 26th. They give up 19 completions on 33 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 58%. The 49ers allow 147 rushing yards per game on 33 carries for an average of 4.5 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 31st in the NFL. San Francisco allows 370 total yards per game including 5.4 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 21st in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 7.4 penalties for 59.4 yards per game, ranking them 21st among NFL teams.
Buffalo averages 23 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 15th in the league. In the passing department, they complete 17 passes per game on 28 attempts for a 61% completion percentage. They throw for 169 yards through the air per game, ranking them 32nd. The Bills run for an average of 137 yards per game on 27 attempts for an average of 5.1 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 3rd on the ground. They also run 57 plays per game and average 5.4 yards per play for a total of 307 yards per game, ranking them 28th in the league on offense. The Bills get an average of 16 first downs per game, which ranks 30th. They average 68.6 penalty yards per game via 7.2 penalties, ranking them 9th in the NFL.
Buffalo allows an average of 257 passing yards per game, which ranks 17th in the league. Their defense overall allows 17 points per contest, which has them ranked 6th. They give up 22 completions on 35 attempts for a completion percentage of 63% per game. The Bills allow 97 rushing yards per contest on 27 carries for a 3.6 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 12th in the NFL. Buffalo allows 354 total yards per game for an average of 5.4 yards per play, which ranks 15th in the league. They force 7.2 penalties for 49.8 yards in each contest, ranking 11th.
San Francisco Betting Trends
San Francisco is 3-2-0 against the over/under this season
San Francisco has an ATS record of 1-4-0 this season
Buffalo Betting Trends
Buffalo is 3-2-0 against the over/under this season
Buffalo has an ATS record of 3-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/10/16 CB Chris Davis Knee IR
10/09/16 DB Jimmie Ward Quad "?" Sunday vs. Buffalo
10/09/16 TE Vance McDonald Hip "?" Sunday vs. Buffalo
10/09/16 DL DeForest Buckner Foot "?" Sunday vs. Buffalo
10/09/16 DL Glenn Dorsey Knee "?" Sunday vs. Buffalo
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
10/09/16 CB Corey White Shoulder "?" Sunday vs. San Francisco
10/09/16 T Cyrus Kouandjio Ankle "?" Sunday vs. San Francisco
10/09/16 WR Greg Salas Groin "?" Sunday vs. San Francisco
10/09/16 DT Marcell Dareus Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. San Francisco
10/09/16 C Patrick Lewis Knee "?" Sunday vs. San Francisco
09/30/16 WR Sammy Watkins Ankle IR
09/02/16 TE Chris Gragg Knee IR
09/02/16 LB IK Enemkpali Knee IR
09/01/16 LB Reggie Ragland Knee IR
08/31/16 WR Kolby Listenbee Groin PUP
08/31/16 WR Marcus Easley Knee PUP
08/31/16 DE Shaq Lawson Shoulder PUP
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