Keep reading to see our NFL NFC Championship 49ers vs Eagles pick and preview. In this article will outline who will come away with the win and cover the spread.
49ers vs Eagles Pick & Preview- NFC Championship
The 49ers will play host to the Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, PA, with a kickoff scheduled for 3:00 PM ET. The game will be televised on FOX. In an NFC matchup, the Eagles are 2.5 favorites at home.
49ers vs Eagles Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NFL
- Teams: San Francisco 49ers at Philadelphia Eagles
- Where: Philadelphia at Lincoln Financial Field
- Date: Sunday, January 29th
- Betting Odds PHI -2.5, SF +124 | PHI -148 O/U 45.5
Will Brock Purdy Lead The 49ers To A Win In What Figures To Be A Tightly Contested Game?
The 49ers will look to keep things rolling after picking up a 19-12 over the Dallas Cowboys. Going into the game, they were -3.5 point favorites. Together, the two teams combined score remained below the over-under betting line of 46.
Even though San Francisco ran the ball 32 times, they ended the game with just 113 rushing yards. Elijah Mitchell led the team with 51 rush yards and did not find the endzone.
At the quarterback position, Brock Purdy ended the game with a passer rating of 87.4 on 214 yards through the air. Purdy walked away from the game without a passing touchdown. George Kittle was the team’s leader in the passing game, finishing with 95 yards and 5 catches. San Francisco comes into the game averaging 230.5 passing yards per contest on a completion percentage of 65.9% (10th).
Will Jalen Hurts Lead The Eagles To A Win Over San Francisco?
The Eagles are coming off an impressive 38-7 win over their division rival, the New York Giants. The team not only won the game but also covered the -8.5 point spread as the betting favorite. Together, the two teams combined score remained below the over-under betting line of 48.
Offensively, Philadelphia found success in the run game, putting up 268 yards on 44 attempts. Kenneth Gainwell had a big individual game, finding the endzone in addition to his 112 rush yards.
On his way to compiling 154 passing yards, Jalen Hurts finished with a passer rating of 112.2. Even though Hurts passing yards numbers were not spectacular, he threw for 2 scores and ran for another. Leading the way at receiver was DeVonta Smith, as he accumulated 61 yards and hauled in a touchdown. In terms of pass yards per game, on average, Philadelphia is the 9th-ranked team in the NFL. Thus far, 60.5% of their yards through the air, which is 22md in the NFL.
Odds & Free Betting Analysis for this NFL Game
When looking at last year’s head-to-head result, the 49ers entered as -3.0 point favorites and covered with a 17-11 win. The over-under betting line was set at 49.0 points.
Looking back at the recent matchups between San Francisco and Philadelphia, the Eagles have taken 3 of the last 5 contests. The two teams have combined to average 42.0 points per game in their last 5 meetings.
The San Francisco 49ers have gone 1-2 vs the spread in these games. On average, the 49ers have averaged 19.4 points per game in the past 5 head-to-head matchups, compared to Philadelphia at 22.6.
San Francisco has played well in their previous 5 road games, going 4-1-0 straight up. In this stretch, they averaged 28.2 points per game while allowing 19.8. The team also performed well vs the spread at 3-2.
In their last 5 home games, Philadelphia has averaged 29.0 points per game while allowing 17.2. The team’s record in this stretch was 4-1 while going 3-2.
49ers vs Eagles Pick
- Free Spread Prediction: Eagles -2.5
- Free Total Prediction: Over 45.5