2021 Season NFL Football Past Picks
December 23, 2021
This pick was released to clients on December 23, 2021 at 2:18PM ET.
San Francisco at Tennessee
Thursday 12/23 08:20 PM Eastern
2 units on San Francisco -155 (moneyline) (risk 2 to return 3.29) RESULT: LOSS
Everything seems to be coming together for San Francisco, which has won five of its last six games, including a resounding, 31-13, victory over Atlanta on Sunday. Jimmy Garoppolo threw for 235 yards and a touchdown, and the defense came up with several big plays that prevented the Falcons from scoring in some red-zone situations as it put constant pressure on Matt Ryan. Tennessee has lost three of four as injuries have stalled what was looking like a great season for the Titans. They ran for 201 yards and still lost to Pittsburgh, which forced four turnovers by Tennessee. The Titans have averaged just 14.7 points their last four games, and the only win was against lowly Jacksonville. Ryan Tannehill finished 22 of 32 for 153 yards with no TDs and an interception against the Steelers. Tennessee is overrated. Their Pythagorean wins (expected wins based on points for and against) is just 7.7, compared to nine actual wins thus far. San Francisco looks like a different team than the one that started the season 3-5 as it has controlled the games on the ground on offense along with a fierce pass rush defensively. San Francisco has covered the spread four of five as a road favorite, and over the last three seasons, the 49ers are 17-6 straight-up on the road. The value here is on the 49ers to win straight up. Go with San Francisco on the moneyline for a Max Play.
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