Sunday, December 4, 2016
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The San Francisco 49ers take on the Chicago Bears on Sunday, December 4, 2016 at Soldier Field. The opening line for this game has Chicago as 3 point favorites and the over/under was set at 42.5. The 49ers are 2-8-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-4-0. The Bears have an over/under record of 5-6-0 and they are 4-7-0 against the spread.
Colin Kaepernick finished with 296 yards through the air for San Francisco last week. He completed 29 passes out of 46 attempts for a 63% completion percentage. The 49ers were led in rushing by Kaepernick, who finished with 113 yards on 10 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 11 yards per carry. Vance McDonald was the team leader in receiving with a total of 60 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 15 yards per reception. As a team in that game San Francisco got a total of 25 first downs. Of those first downs, 9 came on the ground while 15 came through the air. They ran 73 total plays for 475 yards for the game. The 49ers ran for 193 yards on 25 attempts.
Matt Barkley finished with 316 yards passing for Chicago last week. He went 28 for 54, resulting in a 52% completion percentage. The Bears were led on the ground by Jordan Howard, who finished with 84 yards on 18 carries. He ended the game with an average of 5 yards per rush. Marquess Wilson led the team in receiving with 125 yards and 8 catches. He finished the game with an average of 16 yards per reception. Chicago had 25 first downs total. 3 came from running the ball and 20 came from a pass. They ran 76 total plays for 411 yards for the contest. The Bears ran for 95 yards on 22 carries as a team.
San Francisco scores 21 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 22nd in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 18 passes on 33 attempts for a 55% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 198 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 30th in the league. The 49ers run for an average of 126 yards per game on 29 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry. That ranks them 4th in the league. They also run 64 plays per contest and average 5.1 yards per play for an average of 325 yards per game, ranking their offense 28th overall this season. The 49ers average 19 first downs per game which ranks them 22nd in the NFL. They accumulate 50.5 penalty yards per game via 6 penalties, which ranks 26th in the league.
San Francisco allows 253 passing yards per game, ranking 15th, and they allow 31 points per contest on defense, which ranks 32nd. They give up 21 completions on 35 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 60%. The 49ers allow 172 rushing yards per game on 34 carries for an average of 5.1 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 32nd in the NFL. San Francisco allows 424 total yards per game including 6 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 32nd in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 6 penalties for 52.5 yards per game, ranking them 7th among NFL teams.
Chicago averages 16 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 31st in the league. In the passing department, they complete 23 passes per game on 37 attempts for a 62% completion percentage. They throw for 252 yards through the air per game, ranking them 15th. The Bears run for an average of 98 yards per game on 22 attempts for an average of 4.5 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 22nd on the ground. They also run 61 plays per game and average 5.7 yards per play for a total of 350 yards per game, ranking them 16th in the league on offense. The Bears get an average of 19 first downs per game, which ranks 24th. They average 58.8 penalty yards per game via 7.1 penalties, ranking them 14th in the NFL.
Chicago allows an average of 240 passing yards per game, which ranks 12th in the league. Their defense overall allows 24 points per contest, which has them ranked 20th. They give up 23 completions on 35 attempts for a completion percentage of 66% per game. The Bears allow 103 rushing yards per contest on 27 carries for a 3.8 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 18th in the NFL. Chicago allows 343 total yards per game for an average of 5.3 yards per play, which ranks 11th in the league. They force 6.2 penalties for 58.7 yards in each contest, ranking 5th.
San Francisco Betting Trends
San Francisco is 7-4-0 against the over/under this season
San Francisco has an ATS record of 2-8-1 this season
Chicago Betting Trends
Chicago is 5-6-0 against the over/under this season
Chicago has an ATS record of 4-7-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/27/16 LB Aaron Lynch Leg "?" Sunday vs. Chicago
11/27/16 DT Quinton Dial Neck "?" Sunday vs. Chicago
11/27/16 WR Quinton Patton Concussion injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Chicago
11/21/16 S Eric Reid Bicep out indefinitely
11/08/16 DL Arik Armstead Shoulder IR
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
11/29/16 LB Danny Trevathan Leg IR
11/27/16 LB Leonard Floyd Concussion "?" Sunday vs. San Francisco
11/27/16 DL Mitch Unrein Back "?" Sunday vs. San Francisco
11/27/16 DB Deiondre' Hall Ankle "?" Sunday vs. San Francisco
11/27/16 OL Josh Sitton Ankle "?" Sunday vs. San Francisco
11/23/16 TE Zach Miller Foot IR
11/22/16 QB Jay Cutler Shoulder out indefinitely
11/22/16 LB Jerrell Freeman Suspension expected to miss next 4 games
11/15/16 DL Will Sutton Ankle IR
11/15/16 OL Kyle Long Leg IR
11/14/16 WR Alshon Jeffery Suspension expected to miss next 4 games
10/23/16 QB Brian Hoyer Arm out indefinitely
10/05/16 WR Kevin White Ankle IR
09/28/16 DB Kyle Fuller Knee IR
09/21/16 LB Lamarr Houston Knee IR
09/02/16 DB Brandon Boykin Pectoral IR
09/02/16 OL Hroniss Grasu Knee IR
09/01/16 QB Connor Shaw Ankle IR
08/31/16 LB Roy Robertson-Harris Illness PUP
Guy's Pick: Take Chicago -3
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