The San Francisco 49ers (1-10) have lost a franchise record 10 consecutive games, they could easily end that streak against the woeful Chicago Bears (2-9). Two teams who are clearly the bottom feeders of the NFL, this game will be out to prove who will hold a higher draft pick in next year’s draft.
The 49ers are slightly favored and Vegas expects this game to go down to the wire, just like last season’s matchup. I can’t argue with that assessment.
On the surface, the team has finally tightened up their run defense inefficiency and the addition of fifth-round pick DE Ronald Blair is a huge reason why.
Normally, I would write a full on assessment about how this game is going to turn out, but there’s not much guess work involved in my opinion.
In a nutshell, the game will indeed go to the wire in a defensive struggle. Both teams will have a hard time moving the chains forcing punts back-and-forth. Touchdowns will come midway through the third quarter with the 49ers scoring last-ultimately ending their 10-game skid– winning 23-17.
Sakamoto: 38-21 (Over/Under)
With the total points set at 44, I would slightly take the over.
Sakamoto: 34-25 (ATS)
With the 49ers being -1 point favorites, I’m rolling with the 49ers to cover the spread.
Fantasy Football (63/173)
2016: 18 of 33
RB Jordan Howard
RB Carlos Hyde
WR Jeremy Kerley
As you know we select three players each game who we think will score touchdowns (quarterbacks omitted). Here are this week’s picks:
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