|Game||San Francisco 49ers vs Atlanta Falcons|
|Date & Time||Sunday December 15, 2019, 4:25 PM (EST)|
Levi's Stadium Santa Clara, CA
SF -11 O/U 47.5
The Atlanta Falcons are set to visit Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California for an NFC clash against the San Francisco 49ers. The Atlanta Falcons come into this matchup with a 4-9 record, and they will be looking to continue their success after winning their recent home game against the Carolina Panthers, 40-20. QB Matt Ryan had a big game through the air for Atlanta as he connected on 20 of his 34 pass attempts for 313 yards and 2 TDs. RB Devonta Freeman had a productive game on the ground for the Falcons as he ran for 84 yards and a TD on 17 carries.
The Atlanta Falcons were solid on the defensive side of the ball against the Carolina Panthers as they held them to 20 points and a total of 345 yards of offense. LB Foyesade Oluokun led the way for the Atlanta defense with 11 tackles. The secondary had a productive outing for the Falcons as safety Damontae Kazee contributed 2 pass deflections, 1 forced fumble, and 1 interception while CB Kendall Sheffield pitched in 5 tackles and 1 pass deflection.
The San Francisco 49ers come into this matchup with an 11-2 record, and they will be looking to continue their success after winning their recent road game against the New Orleans Saints, 48-46. QB Jimmy Garoppolo had a big game through the air for San Francisco as he connected on 26 of his 35 pass attempts for 349 yards, 4 TDs, and 1 interception. WR Emmanuel Sanders was the top target for Garoppolo and the 49ers as he hauled in 7 catches for 157 yards and a TD.
The San Francisco 49ers struggled on the defensive side of the ball against the New Orleans Saints as they allowed them to score 46 points and rack up a total of 465 yards of offense. CB Jimmie Ward led the way for the San Francisco defense with 8 tackles. The 49ers were able to get into the New Orleans backfield a handful of times as CB K’Waun Williams, CB Richard Sherman, DE Nick Bosa, and DE Arik Armstead combined for 5 TFL.
Recent Betting Trends
- Falcons are 4-11 ATS in their last 15 road games.
- Under is 5-0 in Falcons last 5 games as an underdog.
- 49ers are 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 games overall.
- Over is 5-1 in 49ers last 6 vs. NFC.
The San Francisco 49ers were known for their defense through the 1st half of the season, but their offense showed how explosive they can be with a 48-point performance against a good Saints team. The 49ers should once again show their explosive offensive against the Falcons defense as they rank 26th in the NFL in points allowed. QB Jimmy Garoppolo is quietly putting together a good season as he has thrown 25 TDs to 11 interceptions, but he is supplemented by one of the best run games in the NFL as they rank 2nd. The 49ers pass rush will cause problems for Matt Ryan, and you can expect Richard Sherman to follow around Julio Jones and lock up the big target. Final Score Prediction, San Francisco 49ers win and cover ATS 34-13.