49ers vs. Washington: Week 14 NFL Betting Preview – December 13, 2020

Posted By Staff on December 8, 2020

The Washington Football Team (5-7) is as it looks to keep its three-game winning streak alive in a matchup with the San Francisco 49ers (5-7). The contest’s point total is set at .

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49ers vs Washington Betting Odds

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Betting the Total (Over/Under)

  • Eight of San Francisco’s games have gone over 43.5 points this season (66.7% of matchups).
  • Washington has played six games this year that ended with a point total higher than 43.5 points (50% of its outings).
  • These two teams score a combined 45.8 points per game, 2.3 more points than this matchup’s point total.
  • Combined, these teams allow 45.7 points per game, 2.2 more points than this matchup’s total.
  • San Francisco’s contests this year have an average total of 47.8, 4.3 more points than this game’s over/under.
  • Washington’s contests this season have a 43.7-point average over/under, 0.2 more points than this game’s point total.
  • San Francisco is the 20th-highest scoring team in the NFL this year. Washington has scored the 25th-most points.
  • San Francisco is the NFL’s 13th-ranked scoring defense while Washington is the eighth-ranked.
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49ers Betting Insights

  • San Francisco has put together a 5-7 record against the spread this season.
  • San Francisco has an ATS record of 2-3 when playing as at least three-point favorites.
  • Half of San Francisco’s games this year — six out of 12 — have gone over the point total.

Washington Betting Insights

  • Washington has put together a 6-5-1 record against the spread this season.
  • Washington is just 0-1 ATS when an underdog by at least three points.
  • Five of Washington’s 12 games this year have gone over the point total (41.7% of its opportunities).

San Francisco vs Washington: Head to Head

49ers vs Football Team: Last Meeting
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Yards Result
10/20/2019 49ers Washington -10 39 -400 +330 283-154 SF 9-0 SF

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When the 49ers Have the Ball

  • San Francisco racks up 23.8 points per game, comparable to the 21.7 per contest Washington surrenders.
  • San Francisco is 4-2 against the spread and 4-2 overall in games when it puts up at least 23.8 points.
  • Washington has a 4-1 record against the spread and a 4-1 record overall in games when it allows opponents to score 22 points or less.
  • San Francisco averages 55.5 more yards per game (366.4), than Washington allows per matchup (310.9). San Francisco picks up 5.7 yards per play, and Washington allows 5 per play.
  • In games that San Francisco picks up 366.4 or more yards, the team is 3-2 against the spread and 3-2 overall.
  • When Washington keeps its opponents to 310.9 yards or less, it has a 5-1 record ATS and a 4-2 record overall.
  • This season, San Francisco piles up 110.1 rushing yards per game, three more yards per game than Washington allows per contest (107.1).
  • San Francisco has a 4-3 ATS record and a 4-3 overall record when the team runs for at least 110.1 yards.
  • Washington is 5-1 against the spread and 5-1 overall when holding opponents to 107.1 rushing yards or less.
  • San Francisco turns the ball over 1.8 times per game, 0.6 more turnovers per game than the 1.2 Washington forces on average.
  • San Francisco has a 3-1 record against the spread and a 3-1 record overall when it turns the ball over 1.8 times or less.
  • When it forces 1.2 or more turnovers, Washington has a 3-0-1 record against the spread and a 3-1 record overall.

When Washington Has the Ball

  • Washington averages 22 points per game, two points less than the 24 points San Francisco gives up on average.
  • Washington is 4-1 against the spread and 4-1 overall when the team records at least 22 points.
  • This season, San Francisco has a 4-2 record against the spread and a 4-2 record overall in games when it holds opponents to 23.8 or fewer points.
  • Washington collects just 1.6 fewer yards per game (324.7), than San Francisco allows per contest (326.3). On average, Washington picks up 5 yards per play, while San Francisco’s defense surrenders 5.3 per play.
  • San Francisco has a 5-2 record ATS and a 5-2 record overall when holding its opponents to 326.3 yards or less.
  • This season, Washington racks up 101.5 yards per game on the ground, 4.9 fewer yards per game than San Francisco allows per contest (106.4).
  • Washington has a 3-2 ATS record and a 3-2 overall record when the team runs for at least 101.5 yards.
  • When San Francisco limits its opponents to 106.4 yards on the ground or less, it is 3-4 against the spread and 3-4 overall.
  • Washington turns the ball over 1.5 times per game, 0.1 more turnovers per game than the 1.4 San Francisco forces on average.
  • Washington has a 5-2-1 record against the spread and a 5-3 record overall when it turns the ball over 1.5 times or less.
  • This season, San Francisco has a 3-1 record against the spread and a 3-1 record overall when it forces at least 1.4 turnovers.

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49ers Players to Watch

  • Nick Mullens has thrown for 1,958 yards while completing 67.3% of his passes (165-of-245), with nine touchdowns and nine interceptions in eight games this year (244.8 yards per game).
  • Raheem Mostert has rushed for 388 yards on 76 carries (64.7 yards per game) while scoring two touchdowns in six games. He also averages 25.2 receiving yards per game, grabbing 14 passes for 151 yards and one touchdown.
  • This season, Jerick McKinnon has rushed for 315 yards on 80 carries (26.3 ypg), with five rushing touchdowns. McKinnon also makes an impact in the passing game, catching 27 passes for 197 (16.4 ypg) while scoring one touchdown.
  • In his rookie season, Brandon Aiyuk has 40 catches (on 65 targets) to lead the team with 541 yards (49.2 per game) while scoring four touchdowns.
  • Kendrick Bourne has also tacked on 447 yards on 36 grabs with one touchdown. He has been targeted 56 times and puts up 37.3 receiving yards per game.
  • Deebo Samuel has caught 33 passes on 44 targets for 391 yards and one touchdown, averaging 55.9 yards per game in seven contests in 2020.
  • Kerry Hyder has collected a team-leading 7.5 sacks, while adding eight TFL and 39 tackles.
  • Fred Warner leads the team in both tackles and interceptions, totaling 93 tackles, three TFL, and two interceptions.

Washington Players to Watch

  • This year, Alex Smith has recorded 1,363 passing yards (227.2 yards per game) while going 138-for-201 (68.7% completion percentage) and throwing four touchdowns and five interceptions in six games.
  • Antonio Gibson has churned out a team-high 659 rushing yards (54.9 yards per game) and scored 11 touchdowns in 12 games. He has added 32 catches for 233 yards (19.4 receiving yards per game).
  • This year, J.D. McKissic has run for 231 yards on 55 carries (19.3 ypg), with one rushing touchdown. McKissic also figures in the passing game, catching 56 passes to lead the team with 408 (34.0 ypg).
  • Terry McLaurin has been targeted 108 times and has 71 catches to lead the team with 977 yards (81.4 ypg) and scored three touchdowns.
  • Logan Thomas’ statline this year shows 43 catches for 426 yards and five touchdowns. He averages 35.5 receiving yards per game and has been targeted 70 times.
  • Montez Sweat has collected six sacks, while adding eight TFL, 32 tackles, and one interception.
  • So far this year, Jon Bostic has totaled a team-high 87 tackles, four TFL, two sacks, and one interception.
  • This season, Kendall Fuller leads the team with four interceptions and has added 29 tackles and seven passes defended.

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