While you wait for the pick to come in here on Vegas Whispers (VW sharps have an ATS record of 12-4-1 this season for TNF and MNF games), get caught up on everything you need to know about tonight’s Thursday Night Football game between the Oakland Raiders and San Francisco 49ers.

We’ve consolidated the most relevant stories for those wagering on tonight’s game into one post to get you the most information as quickly as possible. Check it out:

Thursday Night Football trends you need to know (Vegas Whispers)

Why it’s wise for 49ers to start QB Mullens against Raiders (The Mercury News)

The Bay’s Final Battle (New York Times)

The difference between Shanahan’s stable 1-7 49ers and Gruden’s 1-6 Raiders? It’s the leadership style (The Athletic)

Jon Gruden’s history with 49ers goes way back (247 Sports)

George Kittle should create plenty of problems for the Raiders defense (The Athletic)

49ers, Raiders have taken divergent paths to the same, miserable point (San Francisco Chronicle)

49ers-Raiders Could Be Worst Prime-Time Game in NFL History (NBC Bay Area)

Derek Carr can build off a strong outing and exploit weaknesses in the 49ers defense (The Athletic)

Time for 49ers, Raiders fans to turn to Gandhi on Thursday Night Football (NBC Sports)