From Miami Dolphins will make the long road trip out west as they face the San Francisco 49ers in a week fourteen NFL pro football game on Sunday afternoon. Kick off time from San Francisco is scheduled for 4PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by CBS.
The point spread from this NFL game opened with the home team San Francisco 49ers favored by -10 points with an over under line of 39 points. Early money has landed on the side of the home club as San Francisco is now favored by -10 ½ points. The total has moved down a ½ point to a current number of 38 ½ points.
The teams meet on Sunday for the first time since the 2008 season where the Dolphins posted the 14-9 home win as a -5 ½ point favorite. The total came in at 41 points. NFL Trend: Miami Dolphins are 6-1 to the under in their past seven games.
The Dolphins have lost three of four games to fall to 5-7 on the year. They come off the 23-16 home defeat last week to the New England Patriots as a +8 point underdog. The total landed under 51 points. Miami posted 277 yards of offense with 101 from their run game on 27 attempts. Ryan Tannehill hit on 13 of 29 passes for 186 yards. The rookie QB has 7 touchdowns and 12 interceptions on the season and completed on 58% of his throws. Miami allowed New England to put up 321 yards of offense with 108 from their ground attack on 32 attempts. It will be a tough spot for Miami here as they average just 317 yards per game ranking 28th in the league. They have defended the run pretty good allowing 97 yards a game good for 8th in the NFL as they face a run team in San Francisco on Sunday. The Dolphins are behind by two games to both Cincinnati and Pittsburgh for the sixth seed in the AFC conference playoffs.
San Francisco drops to 8-3-1 on the season after a 16-13 road overtime loss last week to the St Louis Rams as a -7 ½ point betting favorite. The game ended under 41 points. The 49ers blew an eight point fourth quarter lead in the loss. Their offense posted 339 yards with 148 running the ball on 36 carries. They had one costly turnover that resulted in a Rams touchdown and takes none away from the Rams. Colin Kaepernick hits on 21 of 32 passes for 208 yards. Kaepernick has 3 touchdowns and one pick on the year. The second year signal caller completed 65% of his throws. San Francisco allowed St Louis to amass 293 yards of offense with 85 from their rushing attack on 27 runs from scrimmage. During Jim Harbaugh’s tenure with San Francisco the 49ers have been unbeatable following a loss. The 49ers are the top scoring defense in football by allowing 14 points a game. Teams gain just 279 yards against San Francisco making them second in total defense. The 49ers hold a ½ game lead over both Chicago and Green Bay for the number two seed in the NFC.