At 4:25 ET, the 49ers and Eagles square off at Lincoln Financial Field in a week 13 NFL matchup. TV coverage belongs to FOX with the game being played on Sunday, December 3rd. In this matchup of NFC conference rivals, the 49ers are listed as 2.5 point road favorites. Can they secure a road victory and cover the spread?
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS VS PHILADELPHIA EAGLES BETTING PICK
The Pick: Philadelphia Eagles +2.5
This game will be played at Lincoln Financial Field at 4:25 ET on Sunday, December 3rd.
WHY BET THE PHILADELPHIA EAGLES:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 28-27 in favor of the Eagles.
- Our projections have Brock Purdy finishing with 284.967 passing yards on 22.933/36.302 passing.
- The Eagles are projected to finish with 383 yards of offense compared to the 379 yards for the 49ers.
Is A Road Victory Likely for the Favored 49ers?
Coming into their game against Eagles, the 49ers are trying to improve on a 8-3 record. This mark has them at 1st in the NFC-West and 2nd in the NFC. In terms of the spread, the 49ers hold a record of 6-4-1. This has come on an average scoring margin of +12.7.
The San Francisco offense is currently ranked 3rd in the league, averaging 28.2 points per contest. San Francisco is presently 30th in passing attempts, with an average of 8.9 yards per attempt (1). Their 250.1 passing yards per game also place them 8th in the league.
The 49ers have been running the ball an average of 30.5 times per game and currently hold the 7th spot in the league in rushing yards. Their average yards per rushing attempt is 4.4.
In terms of defense, the 49ers hold the 11th position in tackles for loss and are ranked 8th in sacks. Opponents are managing to score an average of 15.5 points and gain 295.3 yards per game against them.
Can the Eagles Grab a Win at Home?
With an overall record of 10-1, the Eagles are 1st in the NFC-East. This record also has them 1st in the NFC. At home, Philadelphia is 5-0 compared to a record of 5-1 on the road. The Eagles have put together an above .500 record versus the spread this season, currently at 7-2-2. Their average scoring margin for this season is +5.8.
On the offensive front, the Eagles are currently averaging 28.2 points per game, positioning them 3rd in the NFL. In this week’s game, Philadelphia’s passing game is currently 13th in passing yards. Additionally, they are 21st in pass attempts, throwing an average of 32.5 passes each game.
The Eagles are currently average 4.1 yards per rushing attempt while carrying the ball an average of 31.7 times per game. In terms of rushing yardage, they hold the 8th position in the league.
When it comes to turnovers, the Philadelphia defense has forced 14 takeaways, putting them 9th in the NFL. Overall, they are allowing 22.4 points per game and yielding 341.0 yards.