The San Francisco 49ers will hit the road to face NFC West divisional rivals the Seattle Seahawks in a week sixteen NFL pro football game on Sunday night. Kick off time from Seattle is scheduled for 8:20PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by NBC.
The betting odds opened up in this Sunday Night NFL game at a pick with an over under line of 40 points. Early money from the bettors has not moved this line as the game remains a pick.
These two NFC west division teams last met on a Thursday night back on October 18th with the 49ers posting the 13-6 home win as a -7 ½ point favorite. The game went well below the total of 37 ½ points. NFL Trend: Seattle Seahawks are 6-0 ATS at home this season.
San Francisco enters play in a back to back road game with a record of 10-3-1. They are 5-2 straight up on the road. The team has now won two straight following a 41-34 road win on Sunday Night football last week to the New England Patriots as a +4 point underdog. The total landed over 47 ½ points. The 49ers blew a 31-3 lead in the second half but showed enough mental fortitude to play through this collapse and earn the win. Their defense allowed 425 yards passing to the Patriots. Quarterback Colin Kaepernick threw for 216 yards with four touchdowns and a pick in the team. The 49ers second ranked running game produced 180 yards rushing on the Patriots. Running back Frank Gore is averaging 4.8 yards per carry and running behind one of the best offensive lines in football. San Francisco sports the number two ranked defense in the NFL allowing 293 yards this season.
The Seahawks enter play with a record of 9-5 and are a perfect 6-0 at home. The team has won three straight and five of their past six games. They come off the 50-17 win last week against the Buffalo Bills on a neutral field in Toronto as a -4 point favorite. The total landed over 44 ½ points. It was the second straight week for the Seahawks to score 50 or more points. It did come late in the season against playoff eliminated teams in Arizona and Buffalo. Seattle enters play ranked third in the NFL in total defense allowing 303 yards per game. Both teams allow 15 points a game on the year. Rookie quarterback Russell Wilson has thrown for 21 touchdowns and 9 picks on the year plus completes 63% of his passes on the year. Wilson has thrown just one pick in his past six games.