Green Bay Packers vs San Francisco 49ers Prediction, 9/26/2021 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 3
Game: Green Bay Packers vs San Francisco 49ers
Date: Sunday, September 26, 2021
Location: Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, CA
Odds/Point Spread: 49ers (-3)
The Green Bay Packers (1-1) are on their way to Levi's Stadium on Sunday where they will compete against the San Francisco 49ers (2-0). San Francisco opens as 3-point favorites from Vegas oddsmakers. The betting total is set at 48.
The Green Bay Packers head into this game 1-1 for this season. In their last contest, the Packers faced off with the Lions and took home the win by a score of 35-17. Aaron Rodgers finished 22/27 with 255 yds passing and 4 TDs. He had a QB rating of 145.6 and finished the game with no interceptions. Aaron Jones led the offense in rushing for the Packers with 17 carries for 67 yards (3.9 yards per carry). Davante Adams held an average of 15.1 yds per reception by earning 121 yds on 8 receptions. The Green Bay Packers ran the football 31 different times and accumulated 96 yds, earning them an average of 3.1 yds per carry. When the final whistle blew, they tallied 61 plays which converted into 323 yards. Green Bay surrendered 26 completions on 36 attempts for a total of 236 yds, and a completion percentage of 72.2%. Against the rush, the Packers conceded 108 yds on 19 attempts, which averages out to 5.7 yards per run allowed.
When it comes to putting the ball in the endzone, the Green Bay Packers have an average of 19.0 points per game. As a unit they average 69.5 yards rushing giving them a rank of 28th in the NFL. The Packers have tallied 552 total yards this season. Green Bay has 25 first downs as a team, and they have been called for 10 penalties for 83 yds. They have given the ball to the opposition 3 different times (2 picks and 1 fumble lost).
When it comes to yards via the pass, the Packers have allowed 387 yards which puts them in 7th in football. They are giving up 193.5 yards per outing via the pass in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 71.9%. Over the course of this season, they are granting 333.0 yards/game putting them at 10th in football. They are giving up 4.8 yards per tote and 139.5 rushing yards per contest this year. Overall, they have allowed 279 rushing yards through 2 contests. The Packers are sitting in 23rd in the league regarding team defense, giving up 27.5 points per game.
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The 49ers step onto the field holding a record of 2-0 this year. When they last stepped on the field, the 49ers walked away with a victory by a final of 17-11 when they played the Eagles. Jimmy Garoppolo (1 TD) ended the contest with 189 yds on 22/30 through the air while his QB rating was 100.6. He didn't toss any picks and his longest completion was 40 yards. Deebo Samuel was the top contributor in the passing game for the 49ers, bringing in 6 balls for 93 yds (15.5 yards per catch). Elijah Mitchell ran the football 17 times for 42 yards, ending the contest with 2.5 yds per attempt for San Francisco. The 49ers finished the game with 306 yds while running 68 plays (4.5 yards per play). San Francisco rushed the ball for 3.1 yards per tote, finishing the game with 117 yards on 38 attempts. San Francisco conceded 29 rushing attempts for 151 yards (5.2 yards per carry). The 49ers pass defense allowed a completion percentage of 50.0%, relinquishing 177 yards on 12 for 24 through the air.
When it comes to putting points on the board, the 49ers currently rank 8th in the NFL by tallying 29.0 points per game. For the year to this point, the 49ers currently have a total of 500 yards via the pass as well as holding an average of 250.0 passing yards per game, which ranks 15th in the league. They maintain an average of 124.0 yards per game via the rush and have toted the ball for 248 yards overall. The San Francisco 49ers hold an average of 374.0 yards per outing which is good for 18th out of all teams in the NFL. The San Francisco offense has racked up 139 penalty yards on 12 infractions, which is 22nd in the NFL in terms of helping out the other team. They have given away 2 fumbles and they have been able to obtain 22 first downs.
The 49ers are conceding 22.0 PPG, which has them in 13th in football. San Francisco has surrendered a total of 267 rushing yards (133.5 yards per game) and 2 touchdowns rushing for the season. They have surrendered 3 touchdowns from the passing game in addition to 245.5 yards/contest, which has them in 14th in football. The 49ers defense taken the field for 139 plays, which has them ranked 27th in the league. Overall, they have given up 44 total points. They have totaled 1 takeaway (1 pick) over the course of the season.
Who will win tonight's Packers/49ers NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Packers +3
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