San Francisco 49ers at Seattle Seahawks Week 13 NFL Picks & Predictions 12/2/2018
Sunday, December 2, 2018
Get todays NFL Odds & Lines on this game
The Seattle Seahawks host the San Francisco 49ers at CenturyLink Field on Sunday, December 2, 2018. The opening line for this game has Seattle as 8 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 43.5.
The Seahawks have an over/under record of 5-6-0 and they are 6-3-2 against the spread. The 49ers have an ATS record of 3-8-0 while their over/under record is 6-5-0.
Valuable San Francisco 49ers Betting Trends
The San Francisco 49ers are 6-5-0 against the over/under
The San Francisco 49ers are 3-8-0 against the spread
Important Seattle Seahawks Betting Trends
The Seattle Seahawks are 5-6-0 against the over/under
The Seattle Seahawks are 6-3-2 against the spread
Key San Francisco 49ers Injuries
11/26/18 DB Jimmie Ward Forearm is out for season
11/25/18 DB D.J Reed Heel injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs Seattle
11/25/18 G Joshua Garnett Thumb is questionable Sunday vs Seattle
11/25/18 WR Marquise Goodwin Personal is questionable Sunday vs Seattle
11/25/18 WR Pierre Garcon Knee is questionable Sunday vs Seattle
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
09/08/18 LB Dekoda Watson Hamstring IR
09/04/18 RB Jerick McKinnon ACL IR
Key Seattle Seahawks Injuries
11/25/18 LB K.J. Wright Knee is questionable Sunday vs San Francisco
10/31/18 LB Mychal Kendricks Suspension 8-game suspension (elgible to return 12/10)
10/03/18 TE Will Dissly Knee IR
10/02/18 S Earl Thomas Knee IR
09/08/18 CB Dontae Johnson Hip IR
09/04/18 CB Byron Maxwell Hip IR
09/04/18 LB Erik Walden Hip IR
09/04/18 RB J.D. McKissic Foot IR
09/04/18 T Jamarco Jones Ankle IR
07/26/18 S Kam Chancellor Neck is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The San Francisco 49ers have run for 1,484 yards as a team, which ranks 21st in the NFL. They've run 307 times, averaging 4.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The 49ers have been penalized on offense 69 times for 615 yards so far this season, which has them 4th in the league in penalties. They are 20th in the NFL in points scored with 239. They have run 693 plays this season for 3,907 yards, which ranks them 12th in the league in total offense. The 49ers average 5.6 yards per play, which is 16th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 239 1st downs this year, placing them 11th overall as an offensive unit. Nick Mullens averages 7.9 yards per pass attempt and 12 yards per completion. He has completed 61 passes on 93 attempts for a completion percentage of 65.6%. His quarterback rating is 89.6. He has thrown for 733 yards this season.
The 49ers rush defense has allowed 283 attempts for 1,130 yards this year, putting them in 22nd place in the league against the run. San Francisco has committed 72 penalties for 614 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 1st in the NFL. They've given up a score on 40.5% of possessions on defense, which is 27th in the league. They are 25th in the league in points allowed on defense with 293. They have surrendered a total of 3,854 yards on D, which is 24th in the NFL. The 49ers are ranked 20th in yards per play allowed with 5.5. 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 244 passes on 395 attempts against the San Francisco 49ers defense this season, placing them 19th and 13th in the National Football League. The San Francisco pass defense has also given up a total of 2,724 yards through the air, which is 22nd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The San Francisco 49ers have attempted 23 field goals this season and made 22, which is 3rd in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 95.7%. San Francisco 49ers kickers have made 91% of their extra points, going 19 for 21 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,089 yards on 49 punts, averaging 42.6 yards per punt. That places them 28th in the NFL in punting average. San Francisco is ranked 17th in the league in punt returns with 22. They've accumulated 111 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 23 kicks for 604 yards on special teams, ranking 27th in kick return yardage. The 49ers average 26.3 yards per kick return and have a long of 90 yards this year. They are 12th in the league in all-purpose yards with 4,902.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Seattle Seahawks are 11th in the National Football League in points scored with 276. They have run 694 plays this year for 3,908 yards, which ranks them 15th in the NFL in total offense. The Seahawks average 5.6 yards per play, which is 18th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 224 1st downs this season, ranking them 19th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Seattle has run for 1,618 yards as a unit, which ranks 23rd in the league. They've run 351 times, averaging 4.6 yards per rush as a unit. The Seahawks have been penalized on offense 79 times for 636 yards so far this year, which has them 1st in the NFL in penalties. Russell Wilson has passed for 2,531 yards this year. He's completed 206 throws while attempting 309 passes for a completion percentage of 66.7%. His quarterback rating this season is 112. He averages 12.3 yards per completion and 8.2 yards per pass attempt.
Seattle is 14th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 243. They have given up a total of 3,957 yards on D, which is 11th in the league. The Seahawks are 4th in yards per play allowed with 6.2. Their pass defense has allowed 6.7 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 6th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 244 throws on 362 attempts against the Seattle defense this season, ranking them 10th and 18th in the league. The Seahawks pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,622 yards in the air, which is 6th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 253 attempts for 1,335 yards this season, putting them in 19th place in the NFL against the run. The Seattle Seahawks have had 72 penalties for 640 yards on defense this year. That places them 11th in the league. They've allowed a score on 35.9% of possessions on defense, which is 14th in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
Seattle is 13th in the NFL in punt returns with 18. They've totaled 109 punt return yards and are averaging 6.1 yards per return, which is 24th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 19 yards. They have returned 21 kicks for 442 yards on special teams, placing them 2nd in kick return yardage. The Seahawks average 21 yards per kick return and have a long of 42 yards this season. They are 10th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 4,700. The Seattle Seahawks have tried 19 field goals this season and made 15, which is 24th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 78.9%. Seattle kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 33 for 33 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,480 yards on 51 punts, averaging 48.6 yards per punt. That ranks them 15th in the NFL in punting average.
Who will win tonight's 49ers/Seahawks NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the 49ers +8
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