Jets at 49ers won’t feature “epic” Fitz vs. Kap battle

October 1st, 2019 NFL Football

The San Francisco 49ers will stick to Colin Kaepernick because for better or worse he puts butts in seats (and knees on ground) while the New York Jets turn to Bryce Petty for their Sunday, December 11th game at Levi’s Stadium. Here are the sportsbook NFL football odds:

Jets +2½ (EV) 44½ (-110) 
49ers -2½ (-120) 44½ (-110)

The Jets (3-9) were routed 10-41 by the Colts on Monday. Bryce Petty threw 11 of 25 for 135 yards with one TD and two interceptions. Matt Forte ran for 25 yards on nine carries. Robby Anderson had 61 yards and one TD on four receptions. Nick Folk kicked 1 of 1 field goals. Rontez Miles had six tackles. Leonard Williams and Deon Simon combined for one sack. The Jets have lost four games in a row.

The Niners (1-11) lost to the Chicago Bears 6-26 on Sunday. Kaepernick went 1 of 5 for four yards and was benched in favor of Blaine Gabbert, but will return against the Jets. Carlos Hyde ran for 92 yards on 20 carries. Jeremy Kerley had 18 yards on one reception. Phil Dawson made 2 of 2 field goals. Nick Bellore had nine tackles. Ahmad Brooks had one sack. The 49ers have lost 11 games in a row.

The Jets rank 16th in rushing yards (105.0), 24th in total yards (328.0), 27th in passing yards (223.0), and 29th in points (17.2) per game, and 4th in rushing yards (90.3), 16th in total yards (354.8), 23rd in passing yards (264.4), and 24th in points (25.6) allowed per game. Petty is 32 of 59 (54.2%) for 317 yards with two TDs and three picks. Forte has run for 784 yards and seven TDs on 211 carries. Brandon Marshall has 711 yards on 53 catches while Quincy Enunwa has four TDs on 44 catches. David Harris has 67 combined tackles. Williams has 6½ sacks.

San Fran ranks 4th in rushing yards (127.7), 25th in points (19.5), 30th in total yards (309.8), and 31st in passing yards (182.2) per game, and 14th in passing yards (246.9) and last in the league in points (30.8), total yards (416.2), and rushing yards (169.3) allowed per game. Kap is 116 of 213 (54.5%) for 1444 yards with 10 TDs and three picks. Hyde has run for 686 yards and six TDs on 174 carries. Kerley has 466 yards on 43 catches while Vance McDonald has four TDs on four catches. Antoine Bethea has 78 combined tackles. Brooks has five sacks.

NFL football odds trends for the NFL betting public to keep an eye on: the Jets are 3-7 against the spread in the last 10 games, 1-4 straight-up in the last five games, 1-4 against the spread and straight-up in the last five road games, 2-6 against the spread and 1-7 straight-up in the last eight games versus the Niners.

NFL football odds trends for the 49ers: 1-9-1 against the spread in the last 11 games, 0-5 straight-up in the last five games, 0-5 against the spread and straight-up in the last five home games, 6-2 against the spread and 7-1 straight-up in the last eight games versus the Jets.

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