San Francisco 49ers vs Carolina Panthers Prediction, 10/9/2022 NFL Picks, Best Bets & Odds Week 5
Game: San Francisco 49ers vs Carolina Panthers
Date: Sunday, October 9, 2022
Location: Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC
Odds/Point Spread: Panthers (+3)
Bank of America Stadium is the location where the Carolina Panthers (1-3) will try to beat the San Francisco 49ers (2-2) on Sunday. Carolina opens this matchup as 3-point underdogs from oddsmakers. The total is set at 39.
The San Francisco 49ers come into this game with a record of 2-2 for this season. In their last contest, the 49ers went up against the Rams and earned the victory with a final of 24-9. Jimmy Garoppolo went 16/27 with 239 yards passing and 1 touchdown. He had a QB rating of 100.7 and finished the game without throwing a pick. Deebo Samuel had an average of 19.2 yards per catch by accounting for 115 yds on 6 catches. Jeff Wilson led the offense in rushing for the 49ers with 18 totes for 74 yds (4.1 yards per attempt). In all, they tallied 49 plays which totaled 327 yards. The San Francisco 49ers ended up rushing 22 different times and totaled 88 yds, earning them an average of 4.0 yards per attempt. Against the run, the 49ers conceded 57 yards on 18 tries, which is an average of 3.2 yds per rush allowed. San Francisco relinquished 32 pass completions on 48 attempts for 200 yards, and a completion percentage of 66.7%.
In terms of getting in the endzone, the San Francisco 49ers have an average of 17.8 PPG. Offensively they're maintaining an average of 135.3 yards via the ground game which is 9th in the National Football League. The 49ers have attained 1,298 total yards for the year. San Francisco has tallied 31 first downs offensively, and they have been flagged for 24 infractions for 190 yds. They have given the ball to the opposition 5 different times (2 interceptions and 3 fumbles lost). With reference to distribution of touchdowns, San Francisco has earned 3 passing touchdowns and 4 rushing touchdowns.
The 49ers sit in 1st in the NFL concerning the opposition scoring, conceding 11.5 points per game. The opposition is running for 2.9 yards per running attempt and 73.3 rushing yards per contest for the year. Overall, they have conceded 293 yards on the ground through 4 contests. Concerning passing yardage, the 49ers have conceded 645 yards which ranks them 2nd in football. They are giving up 161.3 yards per game through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 65.1%. During the season, they are conceding 234.5 yards per game which ranks them 1st in the league. They have surrendered 2 touchdowns via the pass as well as 2 touchdowns pounding the rock.
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The Panthers come into this matchup with a record of 1-3 for this season. In their last contest, the Panthers took a defeat with a final score of 26-16 when they faced the Cardinals. Baker Mayfield (1 TD) finished the game with 197 yards on 22/36 passing while his QB rating was 61.9. He threw 2 interceptions and his Y/A was 5.5 yards. Christian McCaffrey was one of the featured targets for the Panthers, catching 9 throws for 81 yds (9.0 yards per reception). Christian McCaffrey carried the football 8 times for 27 yds, ending the game with 3.4 yards per carry for Carolina. The Panthers finished the game with 220 yds while they ran 51 plays (4.3 yds per play). Carolina rushed the football for 3.1 yards per attempt, finishing with 40 yards on 13 carries. Carolina relinquished 37 rushing attempts for 132 yds (3.6 yards per rush). The Panthers secondary gave up a completion percentage of 71.9%, relinquishing 206 yards on 23 for 32 passing.
In relation to how much they score, the Panthers are sitting 17th out of all teams in the league holding an average of 19.5 PPG. For the season thus far, the Panthers have compiled 664 yards via the pass as well as holding an average of 166.0 passing yards per contest, giving them a rank of 30th in the NFL. They hold an average of 96.3 yards per game on the ground and have toted the ball for 385 yards in total. The Carolina Panthers are averaging 262.3 yards per game which has them ranked 32nd out of all teams in the NFL. The Carolina offense has totaled 250 yards of penalties on 23 violations, which has them sitting 18th in football in terms of helping out the opposition. They have tossed 3 interceptions while losing 3 fumbles and they have been able to tally 27 1st downs.
They have allowed the opposition 5 touchdowns through the air in addition to 212.0 yards per game, ranking them 12th in the NFL. Carolina has conceded a total of 536 rushing yards (134.0 yards per contest) as well as 3 touchdowns rushing for the season. They have totaled 4 turnovers (1 fumble recovery and 3 interceptions) on the season. The Panthers defense has taken part in 278 plays, which has them ranked 30th in football. In total, they have allowed 85 total points. The Panthers are giving up 21.3 points per game, ranking them 13th of all teams in the NFL.
Who will win tonight's 49ers/Panthers NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Panthers +3
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