Records: Atlanta 14-3, San Francisco 12-4-1
Kick-off: 3 p.m. EST
Spread: San Francisco by 3.5
Last meeting: Atlanta 16, San Francisco 14 (2010)
Passing: The Falcons are averaging 250 yards per game while San Francisco is putting up 256 per game.
Rushing: Atlanta is averaging 167 yards per outing while the 49ers are averaging 323 yards per contest.
Passing yards against per game: The Falcons are averaging 368 yards against per outing while San Francisco averages 248 yards against per game.
Rushing yards against per game: Atlanta is averaging 123 yards against per game; meanwhile the 49ers are averaging 104 yards against per outing.
(Above stats from postseason)
Thoughts: The 49ers defeated the Green Bay Packers last week while the Falcons hung on to take down the Seattle Seahawks. Many people believe the 49ers are the better team here but I wouldn’t count out Atlanta as that win over Seattle could spark this team. In the end, the 49ers win a close one but I’d take Atlanta with the points as well as the over.
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