Roughly two months ago, the 49ers were 2-4, heading into Chicago amid a four-game losing streak. The Niners' backs were against the wall on the road. There were hiccups along the way, but the 49ers have turned their season around since that game.
San Francisco 49ers (8-6) @ Tennessee Titans (9-5)
Date: Thursday, Dec. 23, 2021
Kickoff: 5:20 p.m. PT
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Play-by-Play: Kevin Burkhardt
Color Analyst: Greg Olsen
Sideline Reporter: Pam Oliver
No TV map is needed this week as the game is nationally televised.
Live streaming: FuboTV (Try for free here!)
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Odds: 49ers -3 at DraftKings SportsBook
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I’m expecting this to be a lower-scoring affair. Both defenses are violent, sound, and don’t give up much. Since Week 8, which gives us two months of data, the Titans are fifth in EPA per play allowed and defensive success rate. Big plays have hurt the Niners' defense, which is why they’re 17th in EPA per play during the same span. The 49ers are sixth in defensive success rate since Week 8.
I’ve been backing the 49ers against the spread in non-divisional games all year and haven’t been let down. However, I don’t think that changes tonight, as they have more firepower on offense, making it difficult for the Titans to match.
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