The Panthers were burned by Anquan Boldin for 136 receiving yards on Sunday as the 49ers picked up a 23-10 win at Bank of America Stadium.
The 49ers were a 1-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 41.5.
Colin Kaepernick completed 15 of 28 pass attempts for 196 yards and 1 TD for the 49ers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Cam Newton rushed for 54 yards for Carolina, while Mike Tolbert added 20 yards. Cam Newton threw for 267 yards for the Panthers, while receivers Ted Ginn Jr. and Steve Smith had 104 and 74 yards respectively.
San Francisco lost the offensive yardage battle to Carolina 325-315 yards in Sunday's game. San Francisco had more first downs as that total ended up 21-18.
The time of possession battle favored Carolina as their offense was on the field for 30:05, longer than the 29:55 of their opponents.