Washington comes off a humiliating shutout loss against Buffalo to face a surging San Francisco 49ers team that is eyeng the NFC West title.
The 49ers are 6-0-1 ATS in 7 games this season and 5-1-1 ATS in their past 7 November road games. San Fran has also been a solid NFL betting option when favored (they opened at -3) going 6-0 ATS lately.
The Redskins are just 1-6 ATS in their past 7 November home games and they have struggled against the NFC West 2-8-2 ATS past 12.
However, the 49ers have struggled against the NFC East as well, going 2-12 SU lately.
Prop bettors can find odds on whether Frank Gore will again surpass 125 rushing yards over at .
On the opening line for this matchup the Redskins sit as 4.5-point underdogs . The total, meanwhile, has been pegged by the oddsmakers such as at 39.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 24 (Redskins) and the No. 7 (49ers) teams in the league, according to our current NFL Power Rankings at OddsShark. A 31-16 result in favor of the 49ers is predicted by handicapping models.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Washington's No. 26-ranked offense (16.6 PPG) against a 49ers defense that ranks No. 1 at 15.3 PPG. The Redskins passing attack has averaged 225 yards per game, less than the 49ers give up through the air (255.7 YPG on average).
Defensively, the 49ers feature the league's No. 2-rated road run defense, allowing 84.3 yards per game. Washington, meanwhile, ranks No. 27 in rushing offense at home.
The 49ers were a 20-10 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Browns. They covered the 9–point spread as favorites, while the total score (30) made winners of UNDER bettors. Last time we saw the Browns, they had no answer for Frank Gore as the 49ers rolled to a 20-10 victory at Candlestick Park.
In their last action, Washington was a 23-0 loser on the road against the Bills. They failed to cover the 4–point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (23) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.
San Francisco 49ers Trends:
When playing in November are 5-5
When playing on grass are 7-3
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing outside the division are 6-4
Washington Redskins Trends:
When playing in November are 3-7
When playing on grass are 4-6
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing outside the division are 5-5
A few 49ers at Redskins trends to consider:
San Francisco is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
San Francisco is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Francisco's last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco's last 6 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games when playing at home against San Francisco
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games when playing San Francisco
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