Sunday, January 1, 2017
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The Seattle Seahawks travel to Levi's Stadium to play the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, January 1, 2017. The opening line for this game has Seattle as 9 point favorites and the over/under was set at 44.5. The Seahawks are 8-7-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-7-0. The 49ers have an over/under record of 9-6-0 and they are 3-11-1 against the spread.
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Russell Wilson finished with 350 yards through the air for Seattle last week. He completed 29 passes out of 45 attempts for a 64% completion percentage. The Seahawks were led in rushing by Wilson, who finished with 36 yards on 10 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Doug Baldwin was the team leader in receiving with a total of 171 yards and 13 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 13 yards per reception. As a team in that game Seattle got a total of 24 first downs. Of those first downs, 5 came on the ground while 17 came through the air. They ran 78 total plays for 391 yards for the game. The Seahawks ran for 78 yards on 27 attempts.
Colin Kaepernick finished with 266 yards passing for San Francisco last week. He went 28 for 38, resulting in a 74% completion percentage. The 49ers were led on the ground by Carlos Hyde, who finished with 38 yards on 13 carries. He ended the game with an average of 3 yards per rush. Rod Streater led the team in receiving with 63 yards and 6 catches. He finished the game with an average of 11 yards per reception. San Francisco had 21 first downs total. 5 came from running the ball and 14 came from a pass. They ran 71 total plays for 323 yards for the contest. The 49ers ran for 70 yards on 29 carries as a team.
Seattle scores 22 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 20th in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 23 passes on 35 attempts for a 66% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 256 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 12th in the league. The Seahawks run for an average of 100 yards per game on 25 attempts for an average of 4 yards per carry. That ranks them 23rd in the league. They also run 63 plays per contest and average 5.7 yards per play for an average of 356 yards per game, ranking their offense 15th overall this season. The Seahawks average 20 first downs per game which ranks them 21st in the NFL. They accumulate 62.4 penalty yards per game via 7.5 penalties, which ranks 9th in the league.
Seattle allows 228 passing yards per game, ranking 8th, and they allow 18 points per contest on defense, which ranks 2nd. They give up 21 completions on 34 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 62%. The Seahawks allow 95 rushing yards per game on 27 carries for an average of 3.5 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 8th in the NFL. Seattle allows 323 total yards per game including 5 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 7th in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 6.6 penalties for 60 yards per game, ranking them 13th among NFL teams.
San Francisco averages 19 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 27th in the league. In the passing department, they complete 18 passes per game on 31 attempts for a 58% completion percentage. They throw for 181 yards through the air per game, ranking them 32nd. The 49ers run for an average of 130 yards per game on 28 attempts for an average of 4.6 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 4th on the ground. They also run 63 plays per game and average 5 yards per play for a total of 312 yards per game, ranking them 30th in the league on offense. The 49ers get an average of 18 first downs per game, which ranks 28th. They average 53.7 penalty yards per game via 6.3 penalties, ranking them 25th in the NFL.
San Francisco allows an average of 237 passing yards per game, which ranks 12th in the league. Their defense overall allows 30 points per contest, which has them ranked 32nd. They give up 20 completions on 32 attempts for a completion percentage of 63% per game. The 49ers allow 171 rushing yards per contest on 35 carries for a 4.9 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 32nd in the NFL. San Francisco allows 408 total yards per game for an average of 5.9 yards per play, which ranks 32nd in the league. They force 5.9 penalties for 49.7 yards in each contest, ranking 11th.
Seattle Betting Trends
Seattle is 8-7-0 against the over/under this season
Seattle has an ATS record of 8-7-0 this season
San Francisco Betting Trends
San Francisco is 9-6-0 against the over/under this season
San Francisco has an ATS record of 3-11-1 this season
Injuries to Watch
12/25/16 S Tyvis Powell Inactive "?" Sunday vs. San Francisco
12/25/16 TE Nick Vannett Inactive "?" Sunday vs. San Francisco
12/25/16 RB Thomas Rawls Shoulder injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. San Francisco
12/25/16 WR Tyler Lockett Leg out for season
12/25/16 T Bradley Sowell Inactive "?" Sunday vs. San Francisco
12/22/16 DE Damontre Moore Foot IR
12/08/16 S Earl Thomas Tibia IR
11/21/16 RB C.J. Prosise Shoulder expected to miss 6-8 weeks
10/18/16 DT Garrison Smith Undisclosed IR
09/08/16 G Germain Ifedi Ankle out indefinitely
12/26/16 RB Carlos Hyde Knee expected to miss Sunday vs. Seattle
12/25/16 C Marcus Martin Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Seattle
12/25/16 CB Dontae Johnson Groin "?" Sunday vs. Seattle
12/25/16 DL Glenn Dorsey Knee "?" Sunday vs. Seattle
12/25/16 T Joe Staley Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Seattle
12/23/16 WR Torrey Smith Concussion IR
12/22/16 DB Jimmie Ward Shoulder IR
12/20/16 LB Nick Bellore Elbow IR
12/20/16 WR Quinton Patton Foot IR
12/20/16 TE Blake Bell Shoulder IR
12/14/16 G Daniel Kilgore Leg IR
12/13/16 TE Vance McDonald Shoulder IR
12/01/16 LB Shayne Skov Knee IR
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
Tony's Pick: Take Seattle -9
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