Game Preview

Seattle Seahawks vs San Francisco 49ers Pick and Preview

Christian Mccaffrey

NFC West Divisional Matchup

Point Spread: 49ers -10.5 | Total Points: 46.5

This week, the Seahawks will look to snap their current three game losing streak with a victory over the 49ers. Heading into action, the team has a .500 record of 6-6. In week 13, the Seahawks hit the road to face the Cowboys, but they suffered a 41-35 loss. In spite of losing to Dallas, the Seahawks did cover the spread as 9.5-point underdogs in the game. The over/under line for the game was 47.5 points, and the combined total points scored went over, reaching 76 points.

As the 49ers prepare for this NFC matchup, the team has an overall record of 9-3. This includes riding a current four game win streak. Against NFC opponents, they have a record of 7-1. The 49ers traveled to take on the Eagles in week 13 and won by a score of 42-19. Heading into the game, the 49ers were favored by 3. Their 23 point win was enough to cover the spread. Going into the game, the over/under line was 46.5 points with Philadelphia, the teams performance exceeded the over/under line of 61.

Seattle Seahawks vs San Francisco 49ers History

When looking back at the head-to-head matchups last season, the 49ers and Seahawks faced off three times, with the 49ers going 3-0. The two teams averaged a combined 44 points per game, leading to an over/under record of 1-2. Against the spread, the 49ers went 3-0. Offensively, the 49ers averaged 419.7 yards per game in the head-to-head matchups compared to the Seahawks at 275 yards.

Notable Injuries

Seattle Seahawks

  • Dee Eskridge – Ribs (Probable)
  • Jordyn Brooks – Ankle (Questionable)
  • Bryan Mone – Knee (Out)
  • Zach Charbonnet – Knee (Questionable)
  • Kenneth Walker III – Oblique (Questionable)
  • Dareke Young – Abdomen (Probable)
  • Phil Haynes – Toe (Out)
  • Uchenna Nwosu – Pectoral (Out)
  • Mike Morris – Shoulder (Out)
  • Jerrick Reed II – Knee (Out)
  • Drake Thomas – Knee (Out)
  • Joshua Onujiogu – Elbow (Out)
  • LaTrell Bumphus – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Andrew Whitaker – Knee (Out)
  • Levi Bell – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Leonard Williams – Ankle (Questionable)
  • Jamal Adams – Knee (Questionable)
  • Evan Brown – Thumb (Questionable)
  • Tre Brown – Heel (Questionable)
  • Abraham Lucas – Knee (Questionable)
  • Anthony Bradford – Knee (Questionable)
  • Jake Bobo – Knee/shoulder (Questionable)

San Francisco 49ers

  • Elijah Mitchell – Knee (Questionable)
  • Spencer Burford – Knee (Questionable)
  • Darrell Luter Jr. – Hamstring (Out)
  • Cameron Latu – Knee (Out)
  • Ray-Ray McCloud III – Rib (Questionable)
  • Ross Dwelley – Ankle (Out)
  • George Odum – Bicep (Out)
  • Arik Armstead – Foot/knee (Questionable)
  • Danny Gray – Shoulder (Out)
  • Nick Zakelj – Bicep (Out)
  • Drake Jackson – Knee (Out)
  • Talanoa Hufanga – Knee (Out)

Keys To Victory: Seattle Seahawks

If the Seahawks are going to pull off the win as the underdog, they will be looking for a big game out of quarterback Geno Smith and the league’s 13th-ranked scoring offense. For the season, Smith is averaging 243 passing yards per game through the air. This figure has him sitting 12th among quarterbacks. Smith comes in with a passer rating of 89.1 and is averaging 11.3 yards per completion. Against the 49ers, the team will look to get receiver DK Metcalf involved in the passing game. This year, he is averaging 8.0 targets per game, leading to an overall receiving yards total of 812. The Seahawks come into the game handing the ball off 23.2 times per game and are currently 27th in rushing yards. Their average yards per attempt is 4.1.

Keys To Victory: San Francisco 49ers

On the season, San Francisco has been excellent on offense at 29.3 points per game, placing them 3rd in the league. As a team, San Francisco is 7th in the NFL in passing yards per game (255.1). Their passing yards per attempt figure of 9.1 is 1 in the league. San Francisco comes into the game with one of the better rush attacks in the NFL, averaging 4.5 yards per attempt. This strong figure has led to the team ranking 5th in yards per game on the ground.

Betting Trends

  • In their last five road games, Seattle has averaged 18 points per game while allowing 23. The team’s record in this stretch was 1-4 while going 3-2.
  • Across their last three home contests, San Francisco has been good against the spread, posting a mark of 3-0. Their overall mark in these games was 3-0, while averaging 35 points per game.
  • Spanning across their last three games as the betting underdog, the Seahawks have gone 2-1 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 0-3.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the favorite, San Francisco has an ATS mark of 6-4 while going 7-3 straight up.


  • San Francisco 49ers 30 – Seattle Seahawks 21
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

To Top