San Francisco
49ers
Stadium Levi's Stadium
2-0-0 Overall | 0-0 NFC WEST 2nd
TEAM STATSRUSHINGPASSINGPTS/G
Offense178.5239.536
Defense73252.517
Schedule
Preseason
Week 2Sat  8/10
vs
Cowboys
W17-9
Week 3Mon  8/19
@
Broncos
W24-15
Week 4Sat  8/24
@
Chiefs
W27-17
Week 5Thu  8/29
vs
Chargers
L24-27
Regular season
Week 1Sun  9/8
@
Buccaneers
W31-17
Week 2Sun  9/15
@
Bengals
W41-17
Week 3Sun  9/22
vs
Steelers
CBS4:25pm
Week 5Mon  10/7
vs
Browns
ESPN8:15pm
Week 6Sun  10/13
@
Rams
FOX4:05pm
Week 7Sun  10/20
@
Redskins
FOX1:00pm
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

There are 5 teams who have 20/1, 4.8% odds to win the Super Bowl. Their 1.4% chance is #14 in the league which is not high enough to be a good bet. In simulations, they win the NFC 4.5% of the time and are not a good value at 10/1, 9.1%. They are projected to win 10 games and go over their pre-season futures line of 8. Their playoff chances stand at 54.7% (14.1% to win the division). Their average wins per simulation puts them at #5 in the NFC.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

Based on the money lines, the 49ers had an expected win percentage of 49% after 2 games. At 2-0, they are beating expectations. If you bet on them to win every game you would be up 192 units. They are 2-0 against the spread for a 200 profit. Their over-under record is 1-1. Their 4-12 record last season was very disappointing. Their expected win percentage was 39%. They were not good against the spread going 5-11 (-710 loss). They went over 9 times and came in under 7 times. They are favored in their upcoming game vs the Pittsburgh Steelers. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

TEAM OFFENSIVE AND DEFENSIVE STATS WITH LEAGUE RANKINGS

They are a top 10 team based on yards per play but only an average team in points per game. Based on offensive TDs per play they are a bottom 10 team. They are a below average scoring defense based on points per game, despite having a much better yards per play allowed rank.

TEAM OFFENSE (League Rank):

TEAM DEFENSE:

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by George Kittle who is projected to be the #3 TE the rest of the season. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
51 Al-Shaair, Azeez LB6-222808/04/19970Florida Atlantic
56 Alexander, Kwon MLB6-122708/03/19945LSU
91 Armstead, Arik DE6-729011/15/19935Oregon
3 Beathard, C.J. QB6-221511/16/19933Iowa
98 Blair, Ronald DE6-427001/21/19934Appalachian State
97 Bosa, Nick DE6-426610/23/19970Ohio State
84 Bourne, Kendrick WR6-119008/04/19953Eastern Washington
22 Breida, Matt RB5-1119502/28/19953Georgia Southern
60 Brunskill, Daniel T6-526001/27/19944No College
99 Buckner, DeForest DT6-729503/17/19944Oregon
26 Coleman, Tevin RB6-121004/16/19935Indiana
96 Day, Sheldon DT6-128507/01/19944Notre Dame
82 Dwelley, Ross TE6-523501/26/19952San Diego
38 Exum, Antone SS6-021502/27/19916Virginia Tech
55 Ford, Dee DE6-225203/19/19916Auburn
63 Garland, Ben G6-530404/06/19886Air Force
10 Garoppolo, Jimmy QB6-222511/02/19916Eastern Illinois
11 Goodwin, Marquise WR5-918511/19/19907Texas
9 Gould, Robbie K6-019012/06/198215Penn State
57 Greenlaw, Dre LB6-023005/25/19970Arkansas
17 Hurd, Jalen WR6-423001/23/19960Baylor
13 James, Richie WR5-918509/05/19952Middle Tenn.
93 Jones, D.J. DT6-030501/19/19953Ole Miss
44 Juszczyk, Kyle FB6-123504/23/19917Harvard
85 Kittle, George TE6-425010/09/19933Iowa
69 McGlinchey, Mike T6-831001/12/19952Notre Dame
33 Moore, Tarvarius FS6-220008/16/19962Southern Miss
41 Moseley, Emmanuel DB5-1119003/25/19962Tennessee
31 Mostert, Raheem RB5-1020504/09/19925Purdue
4 Mullens, Nick QB6-121003/21/19952Southern Miss
53 Nzeocha, Mark OLB6-323501/19/19905Wyoming
68 Person, Mike G6-430506/17/19889Montana State
18 Pettis, Dante WR6-119510/23/19952Washington
32 Reed, D.J. FS5-919911/11/19962Kansas State
58 Richburg, Weston C6-429507/09/19916Colorado State
19 Samuel, Deebo WR6-021501/15/19960South Carolina
25 Sherman, Richard CB6-320503/30/19889Stanford
67 Skule, Justin T6-631511/23/19960Vanderbilt
74 Staley, Joe T6-530008/30/198413Central Michigan
29 Tartt, Jaquiski SS6-121502/12/19925Samford
77 Taylor, Jullian DT6-530501/30/19952Temple
15 Taylor, Trent WR5-818004/30/19943Louisiana Tech
94 Thomas, Solomon DE6-328008/26/19953Stanford
83 Toilolo, Levine TE6-826807/30/19917Stanford
75 Tomlinson, Laken G6-331502/09/19925Duke
27 Verrett, Jason DB5-1018806/18/19916TCU
20 Ward, Jimmie CB5-1119507/18/19916Northern Illinois
54 Warner, Fred MLB6-323011/19/19962BYU
24 Williams, K'Waun DB5-918507/12/19915Pittsburgh
30 Wilson, Jeff RB6-021311/16/19952North Texas
6 Wishnowsky, Mitch P6-222003/02/19920Utah
23 Witherspoon, Ahkello CB6-319503/21/19953Colorado