In this Divisional Round NFL preview between Cowboys and 49ers, see who like to win the game and cover the spread.
Cowboys vs 49ers Pick & Preview- NFL Divisional Round
On Sunday, January 22nd at 6:30 PM ET, the Dallas Cowboys and San Francisco 49ers at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, CA. FOX is carrying television coverage for the game. The odds for this Divisional Round NFC matchup have the 49ers as the -4.0 point favorite on the spread.
Cowboys vs 49ers Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NFL
- Teams: Dallas Cowboys at San Francisco 49ers
- Where: Santa Clara at Levi’s Stadium
- Date: Sunday, January 22nd
- Betting Odds SF -4.0, DAL +168 | SF -200 O/U 46.0
Can Dak Prescott Help Lead The Cowboys To A Road Upset At San Francisco?
Dallas is looking to tack on another victory, as they defeated Tampa Bay Buccaneers by a score of 31-14 in 1. Dallas also picked up an ATS win, with a point spread of -3.0. The team’s combined scoring of 45 points fell below the posted betting line of 45.5.
On the ground, Dallas finished with 128 yards on 35 attempts. Tony Pollard led the team with 77 rush yards and did not find the endzone.
Dak Prescott was able to rack up 305 passing yards on an overall passer rating of 143.3. In addition to throwing for 4 scores, Prescott ran for an additional touchdown. In addition to his team-leading 95 receiving yards, Dalton Schultz hauled in 2 touchdowns. Overall, Dallas is the 14th-ranked team in pass yards per game, with an average of 224.06. So far, 62.44% of their yards have come through the air, on a completion percentage of 65.5% (17th).
Can Brock Purdy And The 49ers Take Care Of Business At Home?
The 49ers are coming off a 41-23 win over their division rival, the Seattle Seahawks. This win was paired with an ATS victory, as they went into the game by -9.5 point favorites. In terms of the over-under, the teams combined for 64 points, which surpassed the betting line of 42.
Offensively, San Francisco found success in the run game, putting up 181 on 33 attempts. Individually, Christian McCaffrey compiled 119 yards, with a per-attempt average of 15.
Quarterback Brock Purdy had an excellent game through the air, finishing with 332 total passing yards, leading to a passer rating of 131.5. Not only did Purdy throw for 3 touchdowns, but he picked up 1 score with his legs. Deebo Samuel led the way for San Francisco at receiver, finding the endzone once to go along with his 133 yards. With 30.1 passes per game, San Francisco ranks 27th in the league. This season, 48.8% of the team’s offensive plays have come through the pass, placing them 23rd in the NFL.
Odds & Free Betting Analysis for this NFL Game
Looking back at the recent matchups between Dallas and San Francisco, the 49ers have taken 3 of the last 5 contests. The over-under record in these games sits at 2-3, with the average scoring total coming in at 50.0 points.
The Dallas Cowboys have gone 2-2 vs the spread in these games. On average, the Cowboys have averaged 27.8 points per game in the past 5 head-to-head matchups, compared to San Francisco at 22.2.
In their last 5 games away from home, the Cowboys have a straight-up record of 3-2-0 while going 3-2 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 27.6 points per game in these contests.
When looking at their past 5 home matchups, San Francisco has an ATS record of 5-0 while averaging 36.8 per game. The team went 5-0 overall in these games.
Cowboys vs 49ers Pick
- Free Spread Prediction: 49ers -4.0
- Free Total Prediction: Over 46.0
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