NFL Betting Preview: San Francisco 49ers vs. New York Jets
The New York Jets (0-1) are one-touchdown underdogs on Sunday, September 20, 2020 against the San Francisco 49ers (0-1). The game has a point total of 41.5.
Game InfoGame Day: Sunday, September 20, 2020 Game Time: 1:00 PM ET TV Channel: FOX Location: East Rutherford, NJ Stadium: MetLife Stadium
49ers Players to WatchJimmy Garoppolo collected 3,979 passing yards (248.7 yards per game) with a 69.1% completion percentage last year (329-of-476), while throwing 27 touchdowns and 13 interceptions in 16 games. Raheem Mostert rushed for 772 yards on 137 attempts (48.3 yards per game) while scoring eight touchdowns in 16 games a season ago. Tevin Coleman amassed 544 rushing yards on 137 carries (38.9 yards per game), with six touchdowns on the ground over the course of 14 games in 2019. Last season, George Kittle hauled in 85 passes (on 107 targets) for 1,053 yards (75.2 yards per game) while scoring five touchdowns in 14 games. Mohamed Sanu tacked on 520 yards on 59 grabs with two touchdowns. He was targeted 89 times and put up 34.7 receiving yards per game in 15 matchups last year. Kendrick Bourne caught 30 passes on 45 targets for 358 yards and five touchdowns, averaging 22.4 yards per game in 16 contests in 2019. Arik Armstead showed out with an impressive statline of 10.0 sacks, 11.0 TFL and 54 tackles over 16 games. Fred Warner totaled 118 tackles, 7.0 TFL, three sacks, and one interception in 16 games over his 2019 campaign. K'Waun Williams intercepted two passes while adding 51 tackles, 2.0 TFL, one sack, and two passes defended over 15 games a season ago.
Jets Players to WatchSam Darnold threw for 3,024 yards while completing 61.9% of his passes (273-of-441), with 19 touchdowns and 13 interceptions in 13 games last year (232.6 yards per game). Frank Gore took 166 attempts for 599 rushing yards a season ago (37.4 yards per game) while scoring two touchdowns in 16 games. Kalen Ballage amassed 129 rushing yards on 73 carries (10.8 yards per game), with three touchdowns on the ground over the course of 12 games in 2019. Last season, Jamison Crowder grabbed 78 passes (on 122 targets) for 834 yards (52.1 yards per game) with six touchdowns in 16 games. Breshad Perriman contributed with 36 catches for 645 yards and six touchdowns over the course of 14 games last year. He was targeted 69 times and averaged 46.1 receiving yards per game. Over 13 games in 2019, Ryan Griffin caught 34 passes on 41 targets for 320 yards and five touchdowns, averaging 24.6 receiving yards per game. Last season, Jordan Jenkins piled up eight sacks, 9.0 TFL and 32 tackles in 14 games. In 13 games over the course of his 2019 campaign, Alec Ogletree totaled 79 tackles, 4.0 TFL, one sack, and one interception. Pierre Desir picked off three passes and tacked on 50 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and 11 passes defended in 12 games last season.
49ers vs Jets: Last 5 MeetingsAgainst New York, San Francisco has totaled three wins over the past five matchups. San Francisco has outscored New York 108 points to 76 in the past five contests.
49ers vs Jets: Last Five Meetings
When the 49ers have the ball...The 49ers put an average of 29.9 points per game on the scoreboard last season, 7.5 more than the 22.4 the Jets surrendered in each contest. When they met or outpaced their scoring average last season, San Francisco was 8-0. When the New York defense allowed 22.4 points or fewer last year, the Jets pieced together a 6-2 record. The Jets defense gave up an average of 323.1 yards per game last season, 58 yards fewer than the 381.1-yard average from the 49ers offense. When the San Francisco offense put together a game with at least their 2019 average in yardage, they were 8-0 last season. New York was 5-4 last season when their defense allowed fewer yards than their season average. The 49ers averaged 144.1 yards per game on the ground last season, 57.2 yards more than the Jets allowed to opposing rushing attacks (86.9). When San Francisco rushers gained at least a combined 144.1 yards, they had a record of 5-1 last season. Last season, when the New York defense allowed opponents to pick up less than 86.9 yards on the ground, they were 5-6. The Jets forced about the same amount of turnovers per game (1.3) as the 49ers offense committed (1.4). When San Francisco turned the football over 1.4 times or fewer last season they were 8-1. New York's record last season when they forced more than 1.3 turnovers: 4-2
When the Jets have the ball...The Jets put up 17.2 points per game last year, comparable to the 19.4 per outing the 49ers allowed. New York finished 5-2 overall a season ago when the team put up at least 17.2 points. Last season, San Francisco had an 8-0 record in games when it held opponents to 29.9 or fewer points. The Jets collected 273 yards per game in 2019, only 9.3 fewer than the 282.3 the 49ers gave up per outing. When the San Francisco offense put together a game with at least their 2019 average in yardage, they were 8-0 last season. In games San Francisco kept its opponents to 282.3 or fewer yards last year, it had a 7-0 record. Last season, the Jets rushed for 34 fewer yards per game (78.6) than the 49ers allowed per outing (112.6). New York recorded a 5-4 record when the team ran for at least 78.6 yards last year. When San Francisco held its opponents to 112.6 rushing yards or less last season, it finished 6-1. The Jets turned the ball over 1.6 times per game last year, just 0.1 fewer turnovers per game than the 1.7 the 49ers forced on average. In games in 2019, New York had a 6-5 record when it turned the ball over 1.6 times or less. When it forced 1.7 or more turnovers last season, San Francisco compiled a 5-1 record.
49ers Fantasy LeadersGaroppolo finished 18th overall among all players and 14th among all QBs in 2019 with 247.4 fantasy points (15.5 per game). Mostert put up total 151.2 fantasy points last season (9.5 per game), which made him the 66th-ranked player overall and the 20th-ranked running back. Last year, Kittle's 137.5 total fantasy points made him the No. 80 fantasy player and No. 3 tight end. He averaged 9.8 fantasy points per game. Coleman put together the 104th-ranked fantasy season (32nd among running backs) in 2019 with 114.4 fantasy points, averaging 8.2 per game.
Jets Fantasy LeadersDarnold put together a strong 2019 fantasy season, scoring 189.2 total fantasy points (14.6 per game) to finish 40th overall and 27th among quarterbacks in the league-wide fantasy rankings. Crowder collected 119.8 fantasy points (7.5 per game) last year to be the 99th-ranked player overall and the 34th-ranked wide receiver. Perriman was the No. 43 wide receiver and the No. 118 fantasy player overall with 102.1 total points last season (7.3 per game). Joe Flacco's 2019 fantasy rankings saw him finish as the No. 141 player overall and the No. 34 quarterback after he scored 84.9 fantasy points (10.6 per game).
49ers vs Jets Betting Information
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49ers Betting InsightsIn 2019, most of San Francisco's games with a betting line -- five out of 14 opportunities -- went over the point total (35.7%). San Francisco had an 8-6 record against the spread last year. Last season, the 49ers had an ATS record of 1-4 when favored by 7.0 points or more.
49ers Road TrendsSan Francisco hit the over in just two out of eight home games last year with a point total prop bet (25%). Last season, 49ers away games averaged 46.6 points, 5.1 more than this matchup's over/under (41.5). San Francisco finished with a 4-2 record against the spread on the road last year, and went 7-1 overall in away games. Last season, the 49ers finished just 0-2 ATS on the road when playing as at least a 7.0-point favorite.
Jets Betting InsightsHalf of New York's games with a betting line last year -- seven out of 14 opportunities -- hit the point total. New York had a 7-7 record against the spread last year.
Jets Home TrendsNew York's record against the spread in home games last year was 4-2, and its record at home overall was 5-3. New York hit the over in just 25% of its home games last year (two of eight opportunities). Jets home games last season averaged 38.1 total points, 3.4 fewer than this contest's over/under (41.5).
Additional InfoLast season, San Francisco played in 10 games that finished with a combined score higher than 41.5 (62.5% of matchups). New York's games went over 41.5 points eight times last year (50% of matchups). The teams combined to score 47.1 points per game last season, 5.6 more points than the over/under for this matchup. These two teams allowed a combined 41.8 points per game last year, 0.3 more points than the over/under for this matchup. The 49ers had an average point total of 49.3 in their matchups last season, 7.8 more points than the over/under for this game. The average over/under for Jets outings last year was 39.7, 1.8 fewer points than this game's point total.
Dee Ford: Questionable (Neck),
George Kittle: Out (Knee),
Jason Verrett: Out (Hamstring)
Jamison Crowder: Out (Hamstring),
Joe Flacco: Out (Neck),
Avery Williamson: Questionable (Hamstring),
Tarell Basham: Questionable (Hip),
Lamical Perine: Questionable (Ankle)
Last Updated on 2020-9-20 2:17 a.m. EDT