49ers vs. Seahawks Prediction
Will the Seattle Seahawks avoid a letdown performance at home today when they host the San Francisco 49ers at 4:25PM ET?
Game Snapshot & Odds
377 San Francisco 49ers at 378 Seattle Seahawks
Sunday, December 2, 2018
4:25PM ET – CenturyLink Field
Public Betting Trends
According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, the Seahawks are the clear favorite at home, as they are getting odds of -10 points against the 49ers. The over/under total for the contest is listed at 45.5 points. The public betting for this game currently has 71 percent going on the Seahawks at home.
Seahawks seek third straight win
The Seattle Seahawks have picked up back-to-back wins over the Packers and Panthers to get right back in the NFC playoff mix. Seattle is now 6-5 overall, 6-3-2 against the spread and 6-5 with the under. Seattle is 5-1-1 against the spread in its last seven games.
Seattle has the league’s top rushing attack, as the Seahawks average 147.1 yards per game. It has led them to 25.1 points and 355.3 yards per contest. Chris Carson leads the way with 635 yards and four scores while two others have over 300 yards. Russell Wilson has rushed for 231 yards while throwing for 2,531 yards and 25 touchdowns with just five interceptions. Tyler Lockett has emerged as the leading receiver with 43 catches for 661 yards and eight scores. On defense, Seattle is giving up just 22.1 points and 359.7 yards per game. Frank Clark has amassed 10 sacks to lead the unit.
49ers back on a losing streak
The 49ers are back on a losing streak, losing their last two to the Giants and Bucs. San Francisco is now 2-9 overall, 3-8 against the spread and 6-5 with the over. They have hit failed to cover in four of their last five games.
For being a 2-win team, the 49ers don’t have the worst stats. They rank near the middle of the pack in a lot of key offensive and defensive categories. While they give up 26.6 points per game, they are allowing just 350.4 yards per game on defense. Their rush defense actually ranks 10th in the NFL (102.7 ypg). Offensively, San Fran averages 21.7 points and 355.2 yards per contest. They have the fifth-best rushing attack in the NFL at 134.9 yards per game. Matt Breida is the leading rusher with 738 yards and three touchdowns. Nick Mullens has came on as the QB over recent weeks. He has thrown for 733 yards and five touchdowns with four interceptions. George Kittle is the leading receiver with 56 catches for 823 yards and three scores.
NFL Betting Trends
The Seahawks are 14-2 ATS in their last 16 Week 13 games and 21-9-1 ATS in their last 31 games in December.
The 49ers have failed to cover in four straight conference games and in five of their last six division contests.
The Seahawks have won nine straight meetings with the 49ers, six of which have been by 10 points or more. They are 6-2-1 against the spread in those nine wins as well. The 49ers don’t have anything to play for and it has shown the last two weeks in losses to two of the worst teams in the NFL. Seattle has plenty to play for and is playing with a lot of confidence right now. Their defense is back to creating turnovers and their run game hasn’t met its match. That’s a recipe for success moving forward and definitely a recipe for a cover today.
NFL Prediction: Seattle Seahawks -10