Kickoff for the 49ers and Chiefs matchup on Sunday, February 11th is set for 6:30 ET. This Super Bowl showdown will be televised on CBS. n
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS VS KANSAS CITY CHIEFS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Kansas City Chiefs +2
This game will be played at Allegiant Stadium at 6:30 ET on Sunday, February 11th.
WHY BET THE KANSAS CITY CHIEFS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 26-25 in favor of the 49ers.
- Our projections have Patrick Mahomes finishing with 278.284 passing yards on 26/32 passing.
- The 49ers are projected to finish with 374 yards of offense compared to the 364 yards for the Chiefs.
Are the 49ers Ready for a Road Win?
As we enter the Super Bowl, San Francisco is in 1st place in the NFC-West with an overall record of 12-5. In the NFC, they are currently in 1st place. Thus far this season, the 49ers hold a record above .500 against the spread, marked at 9-9-1. Their average scoring margin in the current season is +10.5.
San Francisco has had no problem scoring on the road this season, ranking 1st in the NFL in road scoring. Overall, their average of 28.9 points per contest is 2nd in the league. Heading into week 4, San Francisco ranks 28th in passing attempts and is averaging 8.9 yards per attempt (1). With 257.2 passing yards per game, they hold the 4th spot in the league.
The 49ers are currently averaging 4.8 yards per rushing attempt while carrying the ball an average of 29.3 times per game. In terms of rushing yardage, they hold the 3rd position in the league.
On the defensive front, the 49ers currently hold the 14th position in tackles for loss and rank 7th in sacks. Opponents are averaging 18.4 points and 312.6 yards per game against them.
Can Kansas City Pull Out the Win as Home Underdogs?
This season, the Chiefs hold the 1st position in the AFC-West with an overall record of 11-6. Their non-conference game record is 2-3, and in AFC action, they are AFC. The Chiefs hold a 12-7-1 record against the spread. As we approach the Super Bowl, their scoring margin stands at +5.3 per game.
So far this season, the Kansas City offense has been averaging 22 points per game, ranking them 15th in the league. This season, Kansas City’s passing offense ranks 6th in passing attempts. With an average of 244.8 passing yards per game, they hold the 7th spot in the NFL.
The Chiefs are currently 18th in the NFL with 108.3 rushing yards per game. This has come on an average of 25.4 rushing attempts (24th).
On defense, the Chiefs come into the game ranked 8th in tackles for loss and 2nd in sacks. Opponents are scoring 16.8 points per game vs. them along with an average of 294.7 yards per contest.