|2013 NFL on FOX Week 8 Odds & Point Spread: 49ers vs. Jaguars|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 23 October 2013 14:00|
49ers vs. Jaguars Odds
San Francisco is 5-2 on the season, 2-1 on the road and 5-2 against the spread. Jacksonville is 0-7 overall, 0-3 at home and 1-6 against the spread. The home team has won the last three in this series.
Trends show that the 49ers are 4-0 against the spread in their last 4 games in October while Jacksonville is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games following a loss and 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on grass.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, San Francisco is the favorite in this game, as the 49ers have odds of -17 points against the Jaguars. The over/under total for the game has been set at 40.5 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had San Francisco favored by 17.5 points. The spread quickly dropped to 17. The over/under total hasn’t changed since opening at 40.5 points.
San Francisco is coming off a 31-17 win over the Titans last week. The 49ers have now won four straight since getting off to a 1-2 start and the 49ers have scored at least 31 points in all four of those wins. Frank Gore has rushed for 547 yards and five touchdowns this season while Colin Kaepernick has thrown for 1,420 yards and eight touchdowns. The defense is being led by Eric Reid, who has 31 tackles with three interceptions.
The Jaguars fell to 0-7 on the season with a 24-6 loss to the Chargers at home last week. The Jaguars have failed to score more than 20 points in any game this season and are averaging just 282 yards per game offensively. The defense is giving up an average of 391.4 yards per game. Maurice Jones-Drew is leading the offense with 316 yards and two scores while Chad Henne has thrown for 1,222 yards and two scores. Paul Posluszny is leading the defense with 68 tackles and two interceptions.
In terms of Injuries, San Francisco safety Donte Whitner (knee) and receiver Mario Manningham (knee) are both questionable. Jacksonville quarterback Blaine Gabbert (hamstring) and receiver Stephen Burton (concussion) are both questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing San Francisco, as the 49ers are getting 70% of the wagers with odds of -17 points against Jacksonville on Sunday.