San Francisco 49ers at Houston Texans Week 14 NFL Picks & Predictions 12/10/2017
Sunday, December 10, 2017
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The San Francisco 49ers head to NRG Stadium to play the Houston Texans on Sunday, December 10, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Houston as 3 point favorites. The total has been set at 43. The 49ers are 6-6-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-7-0. The Texans are 7-5-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 6-6-0.
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Valuable San Francisco 49ers Betting Trends
The San Francisco 49ers are 5-7-0 against the over/under
The San Francisco 49ers are 6-6-0 against the spread
Important Houston Texans Betting Trends
The Houston Texans are 6-6-0 against the over/under
The Houston Texans are 7-5-0 against the spread
Key San Francisco 49ers Injuries
11/27/17 OL Erik Magnuson Foot IR
11/27/17 RB Raheem Mostert Knee IR
11/06/17 TE Cole Hikutini MCL IR
11/05/17 S Jaquiski Tartt Arm IR
11/04/17 OL Garry Gilliam MCL IR
11/02/17 WR Pierre Garcon Neck IR
10/30/17 DB Jimmie Ward Arm IR
10/17/17 DL Arik Armstead Hand IR
10/10/17 CB Asa Jackson Hamstring IR
09/25/17 DL Tank Carradine Ankle IR
09/05/17 RB Joe Williams Ankle IR
09/05/17 LB Malcolm Smith Pectoral IR
09/02/17 G Joshua Garnett Knee IR
Key Houston Texans Injuries
12/04/17 LB Brian Cushing Suspension Served is upgraded to probable Sunday vs San Francisco
12/04/17 TE C.J. Fiedorowicz Concussion is out indefinitely
12/03/17 LB Brennan Scarlett Foot is "?" Sunday vs San Francisco
12/03/17 WR Bruce Ellington Hamstring left last game, is "?" Sunday vs San Francisco
12/03/17 WR Will Fuller Ribs is "?" Sunday vs San Francisco
12/03/17 T Julien Davenport Shoulder is "?" Sunday vs San Francisco
11/30/17 T Chris Clark Ankle IR
11/20/17 RB D'Onta Foreman Achilles IR
11/10/17 TE Ryan Griffin Concussion IR
11/02/17 QB Deshaun Watson Knee IR
10/30/17 DE Christian Covington Biceps is out for season
10/09/17 LB Whitney Mercilus Pectoral IR
10/09/17 DE J.J. Watt Tibia IR
10/02/17 RB Tyler Ervin Knee out indefinitely
07/30/17 T Derek Newton Knee PUP
Useful Offensive Statistics
The San Francisco 49ers are 29th in the National Football League in points scored with 202. They have run 795 plays this year for 3,927 yards, which ranks them 21st in the NFL in total offense. The 49ers average 4.9 yards per play, which is 24th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 227 1st downs this season, ranking them 19th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground San Francisco has run for 1,209 yards as a unit, which ranks 22nd in the league. They've run 290 times, averaging 4.2 yards per rush as a unit. The 49ers have been penalized on offense 93 times for 740 yards so far this year, which has them 5th in the NFL in penalties. Jimmy Garoppolo has passed for 311 yards this year. He's completed 28 throws while attempting 39 passes for a completion percentage of 71.8%. His quarterback rating this season is 93. He averages 11.1 yards per completion and 8 yards per pass attempt.
San Francisco is 25th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 298. They have given up a total of 4,263 yards on D, which is 25th in the league. The 49ers are 17th in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Their pass defense has allowed 6.8 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 27th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 249 throws on 389 attempts against the San Francisco 49ers defense this season, ranking them 13th and 7th in the league. The San Francisco pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,776 yards in the air, which is 19th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 386 attempts for 1,487 yards this season, putting them in 29th place in the NFL against the run. The 49ers have had 68 penalties for 543 yards on defense this year. That places them 2nd in the league. They've allowed a score on 38.5% of possessions on defense, which is 29th in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
San Francisco is 14th in the NFL in punt returns with 26. They've totaled 229 punt return yards and are averaging 8.8 yards per return, which is 13th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 39 yards. They have returned 23 kicks for 437 yards on special teams, placing them 21st in kick return yardage. The 49ers average 19 yards per kick return and have a long of 34 yards this season. They are 17th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 4,861. The San Francisco 49ers have tried 28 field goals this season and made 26, which is 7th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 92.9%. San Francisco 49ers kickers have made 94% of their extra points, going 16 for 17 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,787 yards on 64 punts, averaging 43.5 yards per punt. That ranks them 28th in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Houston Texans have run for 1,404 yards as a team, which ranks 10th in the NFL. They've run 349 times, averaging 4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Texans have been penalized on offense 88 times for 728 yards so far this season, which has them 7th in the league in penalties. They are 8th in the NFL in points scored with 296. They have run 802 plays this season for 4,187 yards, which ranks them 14th in the league in total offense. The Texans average 5.2 yards per play, which is 18th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 258 1st downs this year, placing them 4th overall as an offensive unit. Tom Savage averages 6.4 yards per pass attempt and 11.3 yards per completion. He has completed 119 passes on 211 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.4%. His quarterback rating is 71.8. He has thrown for 1,349 yards this season.
The Texans rush defense has allowed 307 attempts for 1,257 yards this year, putting them in 10th place in the league against the run. Houston has committed 95 penalties for 943 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 32nd in the NFL. They've given up a score on 36.7% of possessions on defense, which is 18th in the league. They are 28th in the league in points allowed on defense with 309. They have surrendered a total of 4,086 yards on D, which is 20th in the NFL. The Houston Texans are ranked 25th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Their pass defense has given up 6.9 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 28th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 245 passes on 384 attempts against the Houston defense this season, placing them 9th and 3rd in the National Football League. The Texans pass defense has also given up a total of 2,829 yards through the air, which is 22nd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Houston Texans have attempted 21 field goals this season and made 17, which is 23rd in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 81.0%. Houston kickers have made 94% of their extra points, going 29 for 31 this year. Their punters have totaled 3,132 yards on 64 punts, averaging 48.9 yards per punt. That places them 3rd in the NFL in punting average. Houston is ranked 7th in the league in punt returns with 29. They've accumulated 273 punt return yards and average 9.4 yards per return, which is 11th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 49 yards. They have returned 22 kicks for 464 yards on special teams, ranking 19th in kick return yardage. The Texans average 21.1 yards per kick return and have a long of 42 yards this year. They are 9th in the league in all-purpose yards with 5,189.
Who will win tonight's 49ers/Texans NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Texans -3
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