Seattle Seahawks vs San Francisco 49ers Prediction, 1/3/2021 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 17
Game: Seattle Seahawks vs San Francisco 49ers
Date: Sunday, January 3, 2021
Location: State Farm Stadium in Glendale, AZ
Odds/Point Spread: San Francisco +5.5
Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks (11-4) go to State Farm Stadium on Sunday where they'll take on the San Francisco 49ers (6-9). Seattle opens this game as 5.5-point favorites. The over/under is set at 47.5.
The Seattle Seahawks come into this game with a record of 11-4 for this season. In their last game they played the Los Angeles Rams and won 20-9. Russell Wilson went 20/32 with 225 yards through the air and added 1 touchdown. He walked away with no picks. Chris Carson paced the team on the ground for that contest. He tore off a long run of 15 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He ran for a total of 69 yards on 16 carries which meant he was running for 4.3 yards per tote. DK Metcalf was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 59 yards on 6 catches. He averaged 9.8 yards per reception for that contest. The Seattle Seahawks ran the football 24 times and generated 95 yards which gave them an average of 4.0 yards per run. Overall, they ran 61 plays for 292 yards. For the contest, the Seahawks got 15 first downs and they had a total of 5 penalties for 31 yards. When discussing the defense, Seattle allowed 24 catches on 43 throws for a total of 216 yards, and a completion percentage of 56.0%. Against the run, the Seahawks allowed 118 yards on 29 runs which is an average of 4.1 yards per rushing attempt allowed. On the day, they conceded a total of 334 yards and earned 1 turnover.
The Seahawks have earned 5,632 yards in total this year. As a unit they average 123.3 yards rushing ranking them 11th in the league. With reference to getting in the endzone, Seattle has earned 38 touchdowns via the pass and 14 rushing touchdowns. In terms of getting in the endzone, the Seattle Seahawks are averaging 28.9 points per outing. The Seahawks rank 12th in the National Football League in relation to the opposition scoring, allowing 23.2 points per contest. Opposing teams are running for an average of 3.9 yards per rushing attempt and 96.2 rushing yards per contest over the course of this season. During this campaign, they have allowed 1,443 rushing yards through 15 outings. When talking about passing yards, the Seahawks have conceded 4,318 yards which has them sitting in 32nd in football. In their 15 games played this year, they have relinquished 287.9 yards per outing via the pass as well as giving up a completion percentage of 66.7%. In total, they have given up 384.1 yards per contest putting them at 23rd in the league.
The 49ers step onto the field holding a record of 6-9 for this year. In their last game they went up against the Arizona Cardinals and earned the victory by a score of 20-12. Jeff Wilson Jr. led the team in rushing for that contest. His longest run of the day went for 34 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He rushed for 183 yards on 22 carries which gave him an average of 8.3 yards per carry. George Kittle was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 92 yards on 4 catches. He had an average of 23.0 yards per catch for that contest. C.J. Beathard went 13/22 with 182 yards through the air and threw 3 touchdowns. He walked away with no picks. The San Francisco 49ers ended up rushing 30 times and racked up 227 yards which had them averaging 7.6 yards per run. In the game, the 49ers earned 22 1st downs and they totaled 4 penalties for 27 yards. Overall, they ran 55 plays which gave them a total of 398 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, San Francisco gave up 31 catches on 50 throws totaling 230 yards, and a completion percentage of 62.0%. In the game, they gave up 350 yards and earned 2 takeaways. In the running game, the 49ers gave up 120 yards on 27 tries which gave them an average of 4.4 yards per attempt allowed.
In relation to putting points on the board, the 49ers are ranked 20th in the league with an average of 23.5 PPG. Over the course of the season so far, the 49ers have a total of 3,791 passing yards as well as holding an average of 252.7 throwing yards per outing, ranking them 13th in the league. They are averaging 120.2 rushing yards per game and have toted the ball for 1,803 yards overall. The San Francisco 49ers have an average of 372.9 yards per outing which ranks them 15th out of all teams in the league. The 49ers rank 17th in the NFL regarding the opposition scoring, allowing 24.3 points per contest. They are allowing 3.9 yards per rush and 105.5 rushing yards per game for the season. Overall, they have conceded 1,582 rushing yards through 15 games. When talking about passing yardage, the 49ers have allowed 3,168 yards which puts them in 4th in the NFL. During their 15 games, they are allowing 211.2 yards per game through the air as well as allowing a completion percentage of 64.1%. In total, they have allowed 316.7 yards per game which puts them 5th in the NFL.
Who will win tonight's Seahawks/49ers NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Seahawks -5.5
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