NFC Divisional Playoff - New Orleans Saints vs San Francisco 49ers

Scores and stats from WhatIfSports.com's NFL simulations
By WhatIfSports.com
January 9th, 2012

Every week WhatIfSports.com simulates thousands of NFL games. This week the New Orleans Saints win 52.4% of the time by an average score of 25.0-24.0. The stats in the box score below represent the average outcomes of those simulations.

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NFC Divisional Playoff
Saints emblemSaints
@
49ers
Sat., Jan. 14
49ers emblem
NFC
New Orleans
NFC
San Francisco
25GAME PROJECTION (Jan. 9, 2012)24
Win % 52.4 Win % 47.6
Over/Under 47.5 Spread 3.5
Win % ATS 38.1 Win % ATS 61.9
Over % 49.9 Under % 50.1
First Downs 21 First Downs 21
Rushing 4 Rushing 7
Passing 17 Passing 13
Penalty 1 Penalty 1
3rd Down Eff 6/13 3rd Down Eff 6/14
4th Down Eff 0/1 4th Down Eff 0/1
Rushes-Yards 20-66 Rushes-Yards 31-134
Avg Rush 3.3 Avg Rush 4.4
Comp-Att-Int 25-41-1 Comp-Att-Int 19-32-1
Passing Yards 304 Passing Yards 230
Sacked-Yards 2-14 Sacked-Yards 2-14
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-0
Punts-Avg 4-45 Punts-Avg 5-44
KR-Avg 5-22 KR-Avg 5-25
PR-Avg 4-13 PR-Avg 4-10
Penalties-Yards 3-22 Penalties-Yards 4-22
Time of Possession 29:18 Time of Possession 31:23
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Christopher Ivory 10.4 34.1 0.3
Darren Sproles 4.3 18.0 0.2
Pierre Thomas 3.8 13.6 0.2
Drew Brees 1.5 0.1 0.0
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Frank Gore 17.5 86.3 0.8
Kendall Hunter 8.5 33.4 0.3
Ted Ginn Jr. 1.5 7.4 0.1
Anthony Dixon 1.1 3.8 0.0
Alex Smith 2.0 3.1 0.0
Receiving REC YDS TD
Jimmy Graham 4.8 67.1 0.4
Marques Colston 4.7 66.8 0.3
Robert Meachem 3.7 51.1 0.3
Darren Sproles 3.6 47.0 0.3
Devery Henderson 3.0 43.3 0.4
Pierre Thomas 2.0 17.3 0.1
Adrian Arrington 1.3 13.7 0.1
Receiving REC YDS TD
Michael Crabtree 5.0 65.3 0.4
Vernon Davis 4.3 55.8 0.3
Kyle Williams 2.7 38.6 0.2
Ted Ginn Jr. 2.2 31.2 0.2
Frank Gore 2.7 26.2 0.2
Passing YDS TD INT
Drew Brees 318.3 2.0 1.2
Passing YDS TD INT
Alex Smith 244.4 1.5 0.7
Field Goals Made Missed
John Kasay 1.7 0.4
Field Goals Made Missed
David Akers 1.5 0.6

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