Colin Kaepernick, Frank Gore and the San Francisco 49ers head across the bay to take on Derek Carr, Khalil Mack and the one-win Oakland Raiders. The visiting 49ers are 8-point favorites in the online NFL sportsbook odds and the game total is currently at 40.5 points.
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Matchup: San Francisco 49ers at Oakland Raiders
Date: Dec. 07, 2014
Start Time: 4:25 p.m. ET
Location: Oakland, California
Stadium: O.co Coliseum
TV Info: FOX
Radio: San Francisco Vs Oakland
Point Spread: 49ers -8
Game Total: 40.5
The 49ers enter to this game with 10 days of rest after falling to the Seattle Seahawks 19-3 at home on Thanksgiving Night. Their offense sputtered, recording only 164 total yards in the loss. San Francisco has the 22nd ranked total offense in the NFL and is only putting up 19.3 points per game.
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QB Colin Kaepernick completed only 16 of his passes 29 for 121 yards, 0 TDs & 2 INTs against the Seahawks. His total numbers on the season read 2736 yards in the season, with 15 TDs & 8 INTs with an 87.8 passer rating. RB Frank Gore leads the 12th ranked rushing offense in the NFL with 712 yards in 2014 but only 2 TDs; he had 28 yards on 10 attempts against Seattle. WR Anquan Boldin has been the best receiver in the team with 68 receptions, 843 yards & 4 TDs.
San Francisco’s total defense is ranked 4th in the league, allowing 23.0 points per game; they have the 4th best passing defense and the 8th best rushing defense in the NFL.
The Oakland Raiders shouldn’t be a problem for the 49ers, especially after their embarrassing showing against the St. Louis Rams last week, losing 52-0 just a week later after recording their first win of the season. The Raiders are 1-11 in the season and have the worst total offense in the NFL, averaging 279.9 yards and 14.7 points per game. Rookie QB Derek Carr has thrown 2422 yards, 14 TDs & 11 INTs in 2014 while posting a 74.4 passer rating. WR James Jones leads the team with 68 receptions, 578 yards & 4 TDs. RB Darren McFadden averages 3.3 yards per carry, with 449 yards, & 2 TDs.
The Raiders defense allows 28.1 points per game which ranks 31st in the NFL and 359.4 yards and they are a dreadful minus 18 in turnover ratio.
The 49ers are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games following a SU loss, 26-10-3 ATS in their last 39 games following an ATS loss, 12-4 ATS in their last 16 road games, 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games after scoring less than 15 points in their previous game, and 12-3-1 ATS in their last 16 games after accumulating less than 150 yards passing in their previous game.
The Raiders are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following an ATS loss, but 2-8 ATS in their last 10 home games, 0-11 ATS in their last 11 games in Week 14, 17-37-1 ATS in their last 55 games in December, and 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games as a home underdog.