Cardinals vs 49ers Picks, Predictions, Week 11 Odds 11/17/2019
Game: Arizona Cardinals vs San Francisco 49ers
Date: Sunday, November 17, 2019
Location: Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, CA
Odds/Point Spread: San Francisco -14
Levi's Stadium is the venue where Jimmy Garoppolo and the San Francisco 49ers will play the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. Arizona opens this contest as 14-point dogs. The O/U is set at 44. The Cardinals are 3-6-1 ATS and 6-4-0 when betting on the total. The 49ers are 4-5-0 when wagering on the over/under and 8-1-0 against the spread.
The last time they took the field, the Arizona Cardinals played the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and took the loss by a score of 30-27. Running the show from under center for the Cardinals was Kyler Murray who went 27/44 with 324 yards through the air and threw 3 TD's. He walked away with 1 interception in the game. Kyler Murray led the team on the ground in the game. He tore off a long run of 32 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He ran for a total of 38 yards via 3 carries which gave him an average of 12.7 yards per carry. Christian Kirk led the team in receiving yardage by earning 138 yards on 6 receptions. He averaged 23.0 yards per catch in the game. The Arizona Cardinals ended up running the ball 18 times and generated 75 yards which earned them an average of 4.2 yards per run. In the game, they ran 65 plays which gave them a total of 417 yards. For the contest, the Cardinals racked up 20 first downs and they had 11 penalties for 87 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Arizona gave up 30 catches on 48 tries totaling 339 yards, and a completion percentage of 63.0%. On the ground, the Cardinals gave up 118 yards on 26 runs which gave them an average of 4.5 yards per run allowed. For the game, they conceded a total of 457 yards and forced 3 turnovers. Tony Sink has a free pick for the game between the Steelers and Browns.
Cardinals Now 3-6-1 After Loss
The Cardinals head into this game 3-6-1 this year. In terms of scoring, they are one of the marginal teams in the league with an average of 22 points per game, which has them at 17th in the NFL. As a unit, they have an average of 116 yards on the ground per contest which is 7th in the conference. For total yards, they are currently ranked 5th among NFC teams and 9th in the NFL with 3,517 yards. When it comes to getting in the endzone, the Cardinals currently have a total of 12 passing TDs and 9 rushing TDs. This team is one of the more average teams in terms of scoring among NFC West teams and I wouldn't expect things to change too much in this game.
The Cardinals have one of the middle tier defenses in the league, giving up 28.1 points per contest which has them at 13th in the NFC. When it comes to yards rushing, Arizona is giving up 126.0 yards per game putting them 4th in the division and 24th in the NFL. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.5 yards per carry putting them 12th in the NFC and 22nd in the league overall. Overall, they have conceded 1,160 yards rushing through 10 games. When it comes to passing yards, the Cardinals have conceded 2,865 yards. Teams are completing 70.5% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 7.2 yards per attempt. They have allowed 25 passing TDs and 6 rushing TDs.
In their last game, the San Francisco 49ers played the Seattle Seahawks and were defeated 27-24. Taking the lead at quarterback for the 49ers was Jimmy Garoppolo who went 24/46 with 248 yards passing and tossed 1 TD. He gave away 1 pick during the game. Tevin Coleman paced the team on the ground for the game. His longest run of the day went for 22 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He racked up a total of 40 yards via 9 carries which gave him an average of 4.4 yards per run. Deebo Samuel led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 112 yards on 8 catches. He had an average of 14.0 yards per catch for the game. The San Francisco 49ers ended up rushing 27 times and earned a total of 87 yards which earned them an average of 3.2 yards per carry. On the day, the 49ers earned 21 1st downs and they had a total of 5 penalties for 40 yards. Overall, they ran 78 plays which added up to 302 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, San Francisco allowed 24 completions on 34 throws totaling 189 yards, and a completion percentage of 71.0%. For the game, they gave up a total of 336 yards and earned 4 takeaways. In the running game, the 49ers allowed 147 yards on 34 runs which means they had an average of 4.3 yards per rushing attempt allowed. for the game between free pick against the spread from Josh Schonwald on the Broncos vs Vikings contest.
49ers Dip to 8-1 After Loss
The 49ers come into this game with a record of 8-1. In terms of offensive proficiency, the 49ers have one of the average offenses in the NFL. When looking at their ability to score points, the 49ers currently sit at 1st in the division and 4th out of all the teams in the league averaging 28.8 points per contest. San Francisco is making teams consider moving more up into the box by averaging 162 rushing yards per contest, putting them 2nd in the league. As a unit, they have compiled a total of 1,456 rushing yards through 9 games, so they will want to continue to try to improve on the run game so opponents will have to respect all facets of the game. The 49ers average 380 yards per contest overall which has them at 9th in the league and 6th among NFC teams.
The 49ers are conceding 14.3 points per contest which puts them at 1st in the NFC West and 2nd among NFL teams. Their pass defense is one of the most dominate groups among NFL teams. They are conceding 144 passing yards per contest. For yards through the air allowed per game, the 49ers sit in 1st in the NFC. They have conceded 8 passing TDs for the 2019 season. When it comes to points allowed, they have given up 129 points in total. In terms of yards rushing, they are conceding 108 yards per contest which puts them at 18th in the league and 3rd in the division. For this year, they have given up a total of 970 yards on the ground and 4 rushing TDs.
Who will win tonight's Cardinals/49ers NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the 49ers -14
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