By The Associated Press
Nov. 02, 2017
ARIZONA (3-4) at SAN FRANCISCO (0-8)
Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET, Fox
OPENING LINE — Cardinals by 1
RECORD VS. SPREAD — Arizona 1-6, San Francisco 4-4
SERIES RECORD — 49ers lead 29-23
LAST MEETING — Cardinals beat 49ers 18-15, OT, Oct. 1
LAST WEEK — Cardinals had bye, lost to Rams 33-0 on Oct. 22; 49ers lost to Eagles 33-10
AP PRO32 RANKING — Cardinals No. 27, 49ers No. 31
CARDINALS OFFENSE — OVERALL (16), RUSH (32), PASS (5).
CARDINALS DEFENSE — OVERALL (24), RUSH (14), PASS (23).
49ERS OFFENSE — OVERALL (24), RUSH (22), PASS (22).
49ERS DEFENSE — OVERALL (28), RUSH (29), PASS (24).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES — Cardinals won five straight in series, tying longest streak for either team in series. ... Arizona QB Drew Stanton has 368 yards passing, four TDs and no INTs in winning past two starts vs. San Francisco. ... Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald is all-time career leader with 158 catches, 2,099 yards receiving and 17 TD catches vs. 49ers. Fitzgerald caught winning TD in OT last month vs. San Francisco. ... Arizona RB Adrian Peterson needs one TD run to become ninth player with 100 in career, and 17 yards to become 16th player with 12,000 yards rushing. ... Cardinals lead league with passes on 67.5 percent of plays, but starting QB Carson Palmer (arm) is out. ... San Francisco has lost 22 of 23 games and on worst start in franchise history. ... 49ers rookie QB C.J. Beathard set to make third start. Beathard completed 52.7 percent of his passes with 5.9 yards per attempt and 65.2 passer rating. ... Jimmy Garoppolo set to be backup days after being acquired as QB of future from New England. ... 49ers rookie CB Ahkello Witherspoon had first career INT last week and has taken over starting role from traded Rashard Robinson. ... San Francisco is without LT Joe Staley, who has broken orbital bone. ... Niners allowed second most sacks in league with 27. ... Fantasy Tip: With Niners playing struggling rookie QB behind banged-up line, going with Arizona's defense could be good best this week.
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