NFL Betting Preview: New York Jets vs. San Francisco 49’ers – Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020

The San Francisco 49ers get ready to take on the New York Jets in what should be an interesting game. In the last meeting between these two teams on December 11, 2016, the Jets beat the 49ers by a 23-17 score.

New York Jets grounded in opener

In their last game, the New York Jets struggled against the Buffalo Bills. Sam Darnold threw for 215 yards, a touchdown, and an interception while Frank Gore carried the ball six times for 24 yards. It was Jamison Crowder who had a big day for the Jets at the wide receiver position. He caught seven passes for 150 yards and a touchdown, averaging 16.4 yards per reception.

Even still, the Jets got into a 14-0 hole early, and were never able to climb out of it. Although they outscored Buffalo 7-0 in the third quarter, it was not enough to overcome the deficit.

49ers upset by Cardinals in Week 1 defeat

In the meantime, the 49ers lost a tough game to the Arizona Cardinals. Jimmy Garoppolo went 19-of-33 on the afternoon, and threw for 259 yards and two touchdowns.

The ground game was decently effective for San Francisco, as Rahim Mostert rushed the ball 15 times for 56 yards. The combination of mustard and George Kittle led the 49ers receiving. Mostert four catches for 95 yards and a touchdown while Kittle had four catches for 44 yards.

San Francisco 49ers/New York Jets Betting Lines

BetOnline has bet this game at -7. The over/under for this game is 41 points. San Francisco is + 305 on the moneyline, while New York checks in at -255. The odds clearly favor the 49ers in this one, even with their loss last Sunday.

Free Betting Pick

San Francisco would be the logical pick for this game at -7. With a top-notch defense led by Nick Bosa, and an offensive attack that on the tight end in running game, this could work in San Francisco’s favor. They are a balanced team that can make plays on both sides of the football. New York does not have that.

Although Crowder had a 100-plus receiving yard game last week, it would be tough to ask him to repeat that again. Even still, this game will fall on the shoulders of Sam Darnold, which is a lot to ask given the defense he is facing. New York should be able to move the ball, but they could struggle in the red zone.

Spooky Express Free Pick: San Francisco 49ers -7

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