Panthers vs 49ers Predictions, Picks, Week 8 Odds 10/27/2019
Levi's Stadium is the venue where Jimmy Garoppolo and the San Francisco 49ers will take on the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. San Francisco opens this contest as 6-point favorites. The over/under is set at 41.5. The Panthers are 4-2-0 ATS and 4-2-0 when betting on the total. The 49ers are 1-5-0 when wagering on the over/under and 6-0-0 against the spread.
In their last game, the Carolina Panthers faced the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and won 37-26. Christian McCaffrey led the team on the ground during the game. He had a long run of 10 yards and he ran for 1 touchdown for the contest. He ran for a total of 31 yards via 22 carries which gave him an average of 1.4 yards per run. DJ Moore led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 73 yards on 7 catches. He earned an average of 10.4 yards per reception during the game. Running the show from under center for the Panthers was Kyle Allen who went 20/32 with 227 yards through the air and added 2 TD's. He finished the game without throwing an interception. The Carolina Panthers ended up rushing 29 times and totaled 59 yards giving them an average of 2.0 yards per rushing attempt. Overall, they totaled 63 plays for 268 yards. For the contest, the Panthers got 17 first downs and they had a total of 3 penalties for 30 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, Carolina allowed 30 catches on 54 throws totaling 365 yards, and a completion percentage of 56.0%. In the game, they conceded 407 yards and earned 7 takeaways. In the running game, the Panthers allowed 42 yards on 14 runs which is an average of 3.0 yards per rushing attempt allowed. Guy Bruhn has a free pick against the spread for the contest between the Seahawks and Falcons.
Panthers Better their record to 4-2 After Win
The Panthers head into this game 4-2 for this season. They are in the middle of the pack in regard to scoring in the league averaging 28 points per contest, ranking them 5th in the NFL. As a team, they are averaging 130 rushing yards per contest which is 1st in the NFC. For total yardage, they currently sit at 14th in the conference and 25th in the NFL with 2,118 yards. When it comes to getting in the endzone, the Panthers have compiled a total of 7 passing TDs and 10 rushing TDs. They are a team that has the capability to score points in the division and I wouldn't expect it to change too much in this matchup.
The Panthers have one of the middle tier defenses in the NFL, allowing 22.2 points per contest which has them at 7th in the NFC. When it comes to yards on the ground, Carolina is allowing 119.0 yards per game which has them at 4th among NFC South teams and 23rd in the league. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.7 yards per carry which has them at 12th in the conference and 23rd in the NFL overall. In total, they have conceded 777 rushing yards through 6 games. When it comes to yards through the air, the Panthers have allowed 1,350 yards. Teams are completing 61.1% of the throws they are attempting against them and averaging 5.1 yards per attempt. They have conceded 7 passing TDs and 7 rushing TDs. Another prediction you may want to look into is the NFL pick from Josh Schonwald on the Raiders vs Texans game.
In their last outing, the San Francisco 49ers took on the Washington Redskins and earned the victory by a score of 9-0. Leading the way at QB for the 49ers was Jimmy Garoppolo who went 12/21 with 151 yards passing but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He tossed 1 interception in the game. Tevin Coleman led the team on the ground for the game. He had a long run of 9 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He ran for a total of 62 yards on 20 carries which gave him an average of 3.1 yards per carry. Kendrick Bourne was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 69 yards on 3 receptions. He earned an average of 23.0 yards per reception for the game. The San Francisco 49ers ran the ball a total of 39 times and earned 137 yards which had them averaging 3.5 yards per attempt. For the contest, the 49ers got 17 1st downs and they had 2 infractions for 20 yards. On the day, they totaled 62 plays for 283 yards. In terms of defense, San Francisco gave up 9 catches on 12 tries for a total of 50 yards, and a completion percentage of 75.0%. Against the run, the 49ers gave up 104 yards on 26 runs which means they had an average of 4.0 yards per rushing attempt allowed. In the game, they allowed a total of 154 yards and forced 1 takeaway.
49ers Sit at 6-0 After Win
The 49ers come into this matchup with a record of 6-0. San Francisco has made teams respect their running game by averaging 173 yards on the ground per game, which has them at 2nd in the league. As a team, they have compiled a total of 1,036 rushing yards through 6 contests, 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 387 yards per game overall ranking them 7th in the NFL and 4th in the conference. In discussing their scoring prowess, the 49ers sit in 2nd in the division and 11th out of all the teams in the league with an average of 26.0 points per contest.
The 49ers are giving up 10.7 points per contest ranking them 1st in the division and 2nd in the NFL. In terms of points allowed, they have allowed 64 points in total. When it comes to yards rushing, they are allowing 90 yards per contest ranking them 8th in the NFL and 1st in the division. For 2019, they have conceded 540 yards on the ground and 1 rushing TD. Their pass defense is one of the top groups in the NFL. They are allowing 134 passing yards per contest. For passing yards allowed per game, the 49ers are currently ranked 1st among NFC teams. They have allowed 5 passing TDs for the 2019 season.
Who will win tonight's Panthers/49ers NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Panthers +6 and under 41.5 total points
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