Denver Broncos at San Francisco 49ers Week 14 NFL Picks & Predictions 12/9/2018
Sunday, December 9, 2018
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Levi's Stadium is the venue for the game between the Denver Broncos and the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, December 9, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Denver as 3.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 41.5.
The 49ers are 3-9-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 7-5-0. The Broncos are 6-5-1 ATS and their over/under record is 3-8-1.
Valuable Denver Broncos Betting Trends
The Denver Broncos are 3-8-1 against the over/under
The Denver Broncos are 6-5-1 against the spread
Important San Francisco 49ers Betting Trends
The San Francisco 49ers are 7-5-0 against the over/under
The San Francisco 49ers are 3-9-0 against the spread
Key Denver Broncos Injuries
12/04/18 LB Brandon Marshall Knee is upgraded to probable Sunday vs San Francisco
12/04/18 DB Tramaine Brock Ribs is upgraded to probable Sunday vs San Francisco
12/03/18 DE Derek Wolfe Ribs is questionable Sunday vs San Francisco
12/02/18 CB Chris Harris Jr. Fibula is out indefinitely
12/02/18 LB Josey Jewell Ankle injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs San Francisco
12/01/18 TE Jeff Heuerman Ribs IR
11/27/18 LB Shaquil Barrett Hip is OUT 3-4 weeks
11/06/18 C Matt Paradis Fibula IR
10/16/18 G Ron Leary Achilles IR
10/06/18 P Marquette King Thigh IR
09/27/18 TE Jake Butt Knee IR
09/04/18 LB Deiontrez Mount Achilles IR
09/04/18 S Jamal Carter Hamstring IR
09/04/18 LB Jerrol Garcia-Williams Knee IR
09/04/18 TE Troy Fumagalli Hernia IR
08/03/18 WR Jordan Taylor Hip IR
Key San Francisco 49ers Injuries
12/04/18 LB Dekoda Watson Calf IR
12/04/18 S Jaquiski Tartt Shoulder is downgraded to OUT Sunday vs Denver
12/04/18 WR Marquise Goodwin Personal is upgraded to probable Sunday vs Denver
12/03/18 RB Matt Breida Ankle is downgraded to OUT Sunday vs Denver
12/03/18 DB Tarvarius Moore Jaw is questionable Sunday vs Denver
12/02/18 DB D.J Reed Heel is questionable Sunday vs Denver
12/02/18 G Joshua Garnett Thumb is questionable Sunday vs Denver
12/02/18 WR Pierre Garcon Knee is questionable Sunday vs Denver
11/28/18 DB Jimmie Ward Forearm IR
11/25/18 LB Reuben Foster Legal problems has been released
11/02/18 RB Raheem Mostert Arm IR
10/22/18 DB Adrian Colbert Ankle IR
09/23/18 QB Jimmy Garoppolo Knee is out for season
09/12/18 LB Brock Coyle Neck IR
09/04/18 RB Jerick McKinnon ACL IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Denver Broncos have run for 1,590 yards as a unit, which ranks 12th in the league. They've run 297 times, averaging 5.4 yards per rush as a unit. The Broncos have been penalized on offense 84 times for 682 yards so far this year, which has them 10th in the NFL in penalties. They are 27th in the National Football League in points scored with 276. They have run 738 plays this year for 4,388 yards, which ranks them 18th in the NFL in total offense. The Broncos average 5.9 yards per play, which is 29th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 238 1st downs this season, ranking them 20th overall as an offensive unit. Case Keenum has completed 256 throws while attempting 411 passes for a completion percentage of 62.3%. He has passed for 2,953 yards this year. He averages 11.5 yards per completion and 7.2 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 85.1.
The Broncos rush defense has given up 311 attempts for 1,465 yards this season, putting them in 5th place in the NFL against the run. They have had 94 penalties for 743 yards on defense this year. That places them 4th in the league. They've allowed a score on 35.5% of possessions on defense, which is 12th in the NFL. Denver is 23rd in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 262. They have given up a total of 4,593 yards on D, which is 3rd in the league. The Broncos are 3rd in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Their pass defense has allowed 6.6 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 18th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 282 throws on 436 attempts against the Denver Broncos defense this season, ranking them 2nd and 1st in the league. The Denver pass defense has also surrendered a total of 3,128 yards in the air, which is 4th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Denver Broncos have tried 20 field goals this season and made 16, which is 20th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 80.0%. Denver Broncos kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 30 for 30 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,817 yards on 64 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That ranks them 23rd in the NFL in punting average. Denver is 3rd in the NFL in punt returns with 23. They've totaled 109 punt return yards and are averaging 4.7 yards per return, which is 15th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 15 yards. They have returned 16 kicks for 327 yards on special teams, placing them 12th in kick return yardage. The Broncos average 20.4 yards per kick return and have a long of 32 yards this season. They are 15th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 5,019.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The San Francisco 49ers are 20th in the NFL in points scored with 255. They have run 767 plays this season for 4,359 yards, which ranks them 12th in the league in total offense. The 49ers average 5.7 yards per play, which is 16th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 263 1st downs this year, placing them 11th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground San Francisco has run for 1,550 yards as a team, which ranks 21st in the NFL. They've run 330 times, averaging 4.7 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The 49ers have been penalized on offense 82 times for 743 yards so far this season, which has them 4th in the league in penalties. Nick Mullens has thrown for 1,147 yards this season. He has completed 91 passes on 141 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.5%. His quarterback rating this season is 91.5. He averages 8.1 yards per pass attempt and 12.6 yards per completion.
San Francisco is 25th in the league in points allowed on defense with 336. They have surrendered a total of 4,185 yards on D, which is 24th in the NFL. The 49ers are ranked 20th in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Their pass defense has given up 6.5 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 26th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 255 passes on 412 attempts against the San Francisco defense this season, placing them 19th and 13th in the National Football League. The 49ers pass defense has also given up a total of 2,887 yards through the air, which is 22nd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 312 attempts for 1,298 yards this year, putting them in 22nd place in the league against the run. The San Francisco 49ers have committed 82 penalties for 714 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 1st in the NFL. They've given up a score on 41.6% of possessions on defense, which is 27th in the league.
Special Teams Stats
San Francisco is ranked 17th in the league in punt returns with 25. They've accumulated 124 punt return yards and average 5 yards per return, which is 13th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 23 yards. They have returned 27 kicks for 713 yards on special teams, ranking 27th in kick return yardage. The 49ers average 26.4 yards per kick return and have a long of 90 yards this year. They are 12th in the league in all-purpose yards with 5,504. The San Francisco 49ers have attempted 24 field goals this season and made 23, which is 3rd in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 95.8%. San Francisco kickers have made 91% of their extra points, going 20 for 22 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,291 yards on 54 punts, averaging 42.4 yards per punt. That places them 28th in the NFL in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Broncos/49ers NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the 49ers +3.5
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