Arizona Cardinals at San Francisco 49ers Week 5 NFL Picks & Predictions 10/7/2018
Sunday, October 7, 2018
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The Arizona Cardinals travel to Levi's Stadium to take on the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, October 7, 2018. The opening line for this game has San Francisco as 3 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 41.
The Cardinals have an ATS record of 2-2-0 while their over/under record is 0-4-0. The 49ers have an over/under record of 3-1-0 and they are 1-3-0 against the spread.
Valuable Arizona Cardinals Betting Trends
The Arizona Cardinals are 0-4-0 against the over/under
The Arizona Cardinals are 2-2-0 against the spread
Important San Francisco 49ers Betting Trends
The San Francisco 49ers are 3-1-0 against the over/under
The San Francisco 49ers are 1-3-0 against the spread
Key Arizona Cardinals Injuries
09/30/18 OL Andre Smith Elbow is questionable Sunday vs San Francisco
09/03/18 DE Arthur Moats Knee IR
09/03/18 RB D.J. Foster Knee IR
09/03/18 LB Jeremy Cash Knee IR
08/07/18 C A.Q. Shipley ACL IR
Key San Francisco 49ers Injuries
10/02/18 T Joe Staley Knee is downgraded to doubtful Sunday vs Arizona
10/01/18 RB Matt Breida Shoulder is questionable Sunday vs Arizona
09/30/18 DB Adrian Colbert Hip is questionable Sunday vs Arizona
09/30/18 WR Dante Pettis Knee injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs Arizona
09/30/18 WR Victor Bolden Jr. Suspension Served is probable Sunday vs Arizona
09/30/18 S Jaquiski Tartt Shoulder is questionable Sunday vs Arizona
09/30/18 G Joshua Garnett Toe is questionable Sunday vs Arizona
09/25/18 CB Richard Sherman Calf is OUT 2-3 weeks
09/23/18 QB Jimmy Garoppolo Knee is out for season
09/12/18 LB Brock Coyle Neck IR
09/08/18 LB Dekoda Watson Hamstring IR
09/04/18 S Marcell Harris Achilles IR
09/04/18 RB Jerick McKinnon ACL IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Arizona Cardinals are 25th in the NFL in points scored with 37. They have run 198 plays this season for 834 yards, which ranks them 22nd in the league in total offense. The Cardinals average 4.2 yards per play, which is 30th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 50 1st downs this year, placing them 17th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Arizona has run for 267 yards as a team, which ranks 30th in the NFL. They've run 76 times, averaging 3.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Cardinals have been penalized on offense 29 times for 195 yards so far this season, which has them 14th in the league in penalties. Josh Rosen has thrown for 216 yards this season. He has completed 19 passes on 34 attempts for a completion percentage of 55.9%. His quarterback rating is 72.7. He averages 6.4 yards per pass attempt and 11.4 yards per completion.
Arizona is 19th in the league in points allowed on defense with 94. They have surrendered a total of 1,508 yards on D, which is 6th in the NFL. The Cardinals are ranked 5th in yards per play allowed with 5.5. Their pass defense has given up 7.1 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 14th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 88 passes on 123 attempts against the Arizona Cardinals defense this season, placing them 18th and 25th in the National Football League. The Arizona pass defense has also given up a total of 943 yards through the air, which is 14th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 140 attempts for 565 yards this year, putting them in 6th place in the league against the run. The Cardinals have committed 29 penalties for 214 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 32nd in the NFL. They've given up a score on 40.5% of possessions on defense, which is 9th in the league.
Special Teams Stats
Arizona is ranked 4th in the league in punt returns with 5. They've accumulated 51 punt return yards and average 10.2 yards per return, which is 22nd in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 44 yards. They have returned 5 kicks for 104 yards on special teams, ranking 24th in kick return yardage. The Cardinals average 20.8 yards per kick return and have a long of 29 yards this year. They are 24th in the league in all-purpose yards with 1,038. The Arizona Cardinals have attempted 3 field goals this season and made 1, which is 10th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 33.3%. Arizona Cardinals kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 4 for 4 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,122 yards on 22 punts, averaging 51 yards per punt. That places them 6th in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The San Francisco 49ers have run for 534 yards as a unit, which ranks 21st in the league. They've run 103 times, averaging 5.2 yards per rush as a unit. The 49ers have been penalized on offense 30 times for 283 yards so far this year, which has them 4th in the NFL in penalties. They are 20th in the National Football League in points scored with 100. They have run 243 plays this year for 1,443 yards, which ranks them 12th in the NFL in total offense. The 49ers average 5.9 yards per play, which is 16th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 91 1st downs this season, ranking them 11th overall as an offensive unit. C.J. Beathard has completed 23 throws while attempting 37 passes for a completion percentage of 62.2%. He has passed for 298 yards this year. He averages 13 yards per completion and 8.1 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 82.9.
The 49ers rush defense has given up 105 attempts for 417 yards this season, putting them in 22nd place in the NFL against the run. They have had 28 penalties for 254 yards on defense this year. That places them 1st in the league. They've allowed a score on 43.5% of possessions on defense, which is 27th in the NFL. San Francisco is 25th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 118. They have given up a total of 1,522 yards on D, which is 24th in the league. The 49ers are 20th in yards per play allowed with 5.5. Their pass defense has allowed 6.4 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 26th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 103 throws on 166 attempts against the San Francisco 49ers defense this season, ranking them 19th and 13th in the league. The 49ers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,105 yards in the air, which is 22nd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The San Francisco 49ers have tried 10 field goals this season and made 10, which is 3rd in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 100.0%. San Francisco kickers have made 89% of their extra points, going 8 for 9 this season. Their punters have accumulated 784 yards on 18 punts, averaging 43.6 yards per punt. That ranks them 28th in the NFL in punting average. San Francisco is 17th in the NFL in punt returns with 7. They've totaled 34 punt return yards and are averaging 4.9 yards per return, which is 13th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 14 yards. They have returned 10 kicks for 288 yards on special teams, placing them 27th in kick return yardage. The 49ers average 28.8 yards per kick return and have a long of 90 yards this season. They are 12th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 1,872.
Who will win tonight's Cardinals/49ers NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Cardinals +3
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