49ers vs Redskins Predictions, Picks, Week 7 Odds 10/20/2019
FedExField is the site where Case Keenum and the Washington Redskins will take on the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday. Washington opens this matchup as 9.5-point dogs. The over/under is set at 43. The 49ers are 5-0-0 ATS and 1-4-0 when betting on the total. The Redskins are 3-3-0 when wagering on the over/under and 1-5-0 against the spread.
The last time they took the field, the San Francisco 49ers faced the Los Angeles Rams and won by a score of 20-7. Leading the way at QB for the 49ers was Jimmy Garoppolo who went 24/33 with 243 yards through the air but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He tossed 1 interception on the day. Tevin Coleman led the team on the ground for that game. He broke a long run for 9 yards and he notched 1 touchdown for the game. He racked up a total of 45 yards via 18 carries which meant he averaged 2.5 yards per run. George Kittle was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 103 yards on 8 receptions. He averaged 12.9 yards per reception for that game. The San Francisco 49ers ran the ball 41 times and added 99 yards giving them an average of 2.4 yards per carry. Overall, the 49ers earned a total of 22 1st downs and they had 4 penalties for 30 yards. For the game, they ran 76 plays for a total of 331 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, San Francisco gave up 13 catches on 24 tries totaling 48 yards, and a completion percentage of 54.0%. On the ground, the 49ers gave up 109 yards on 22 attempts which is an average of 5.0 yards per carry allowed. In the game, they allowed 157 yards and forced 1 turnover. Another matchup you may want to look into is the free NFL pick from Josh Schonwald on the Dolphins vs Bills contest.
49ers Improve Their Record to 5-0 After Win
The 49ers come into this game with a record of 5-0 this season. They are a team that has one of the most potent offenses in the division and they have the ability to run the score up on teams. For total yardage, they sit in 12th in the conference and 19th in the NFL with 2,040 yards. When it comes to getting in the endzone, the 49ers currently have a total of 7 passing TDs and 8 rushing touchdowns. They are one of the most potent offenses in the league averaging 29 points per game, putting them 3rd in the NFL. As a team, they are averaging 180 yards on the ground per contest which is 1st in the conference.
The 49ers have one of the best defenses in the league, giving up 12.8 points per contest ranking them 1st in the NFC. When it comes to yards on the ground, San Francisco is giving up 87.2 yards per game which has them at 1st in the division and 6th in the NFL. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.1 yards per carry putting them 7th in the NFC and 11th in the league overall. Overall, they have conceded 899 yards rushing through 5 contests. When it comes to yards through the air, the 49ers have allowed 751 yards. Opponents are completing 53.6% of the throws they are attempting against them and averaging 4.4 yards per try. They have allowed 5 passing TDs and 1 rushing touchdown.
In their last game, the Washington Redskins played the Miami Dolphins and earned the win by a score of 17-16. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Redskins was Case Keenum who went 13/25 with 166 yards passing and tossed 2 TD's. He finished this contest without throwing a pick. Adrian Peterson led the team in rushing in the game. His longest run of the day went for 25 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He scurried for 118 yards on 23 carries which had him averaging 5.1 yards per carry. Terry McLaurin led the team in receiving yardage by earning 100 yards on 4 catches. He had an average of 25.0 yards per catch in the game. Take a look where the Redskins rank in our Week 7 NFL power rankings. The Washington Redskins ran the ball a total of 33 times and generated 145 yards earning them an average of 4.4 yards per rush. On the day, the Redskins racked up 13 1st downs and they totaled 6 penalties for 56 yards. On the day, they ran 58 plays which added up to 314 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Washington allowed 27 catches on 43 throws for a total of 187 yards, and a completion percentage of 63.0%. For the game, they conceded 271 yards and forced 2 turnovers. Against the run, the Redskins allowed 84 yards on 21 carries which is an average of 4.0 yards per carry allowed.
Redskins Improve Their Mark to 1-5 After Win
The Redskins come into this game with a record of 1-5. Washington is having a year to forget in the ground game by averaging 82 yards on the ground per game, putting them 25th among NFL teams. As a team, they have compiled a total of 489 yards rushing through 6 contests, so they are going to want to make some changes to the ground game if they want to make teams respect them. The Redskins average 287 yards per game overall ranking them 28th in the NFL and 15th in the NFC. When talking about the points that are being put on the board, the Redskins are ranked 4th in the division and 30th out of all the teams in the league with an average of 15.0 points per game.
The Redskins are giving up 27.8 points per contest which puts them at 4th in the division and 28th in the NFL. In discussing points allowed, they have given up 167 points in total. When it comes to rushing yards, they are conceding 134 yards per contest which puts them at 28th in the league and 4th in the division. This year, they have allowed a total of 804 yards on the ground and 5 rushing TDs. Their passing defense is one of the mediocre units in the NFL. They are conceding 251 passing yards per contest. For passing yards allowed per game, the Redskins sit in 9th in the NFC. They have conceded 14 passing TDs for this year.
Who will win tonight's 49ers/Redskins NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the 49ers -9.5
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