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Arizona Cardinals vs San Francisco 49ers Prediction & Betting Tips 12/17/2023

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Arizona Cardinals vs San Francisco 49ers 12/17/2023:
  • Take the 49ers on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Cardinals (+13.5)
  • Projecting a combined 48 points, we like the over

Arizona Cardinals vs San Francisco 49ers Preview

At 4:05 ET, the 49ers and Cardinals meet at State Farm Stadium for a week 15 NFL game. TV coverage is provided by CBS, and the game takes place on Sunday, December 17th.

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Arizona Cardinals vs San Francisco 49ers Head-to-Head and Key Stats

Head-to-head, the 49ers and Cardinals faced off two times with the 49ers going 2-0. The over/under under mark in these matchups was 2-0, with the team’s combining to average 49.5 points per contest. When looking at the spread, the 49ers went 2-0 in their head-to-head matchups. In these head-to-head matchups, the 49ers’ offense averaged 349 yards per game compared to the Cardinals at 284.5.

The last three times that the 49ers have faced off vs. the Cardinals as the favorite, they have gone 3-0. Over the last three head-to-head matchups between the 49ers and Cardinals, taking the 49ers against the spread has been a good bet, as they are a perfect 3-0 ATS.

Arizona Cardinals vs San Francisco 49ers Prediction

San Francisco is currently 1st in the NFC-West this season, with an overall record of 10-3. In games outside the conference, they are 2-2 and in NFC games, they’ve gone 8-1. The 49ers hold a 7-5-1 record against the spread. As we approach week 15, their scoring margin stands at +13.5 per game. The average over/under line for the 49ers this season stands at 43.4 points. Their games have averaged 45 points per game so far, resulting in an over/under record of 6-6-1.

With an average of 29.2 points per contest, the San Francisco offense currently ranks 3rd in the league. Defensively, San Francisco is 1st in the NFL in points allowed. Their opponents have an average of 15.8 points per game while gaining 300.4 yards per contest.

In the NFC-West standings, the Cardinals are in 4th place with a record of 3-10. Within the NFC, Arizona is 15th, heading into week 15. This season, the Cardinals have an average scoring margin of -7.8. With an ATS record of 7-6, it’s important to note that they have been the underdog in every game. This season, games featuring the Cardinals have averaged 43.2 points, placing them at 16th in the NFL. They currently hold an over/under record of 7-6, with an average OU line of 43.2 points.

Offensively, the Cardinals have an average of 17.7 points per game, which positions them 23rd in the NFL. Arizona is sitting 25th in points allowed so far. Heading into week 15, their opponents are putting up an average of 25.5 points per game, on 355.3 yards per contest.

The 49ers enter this game as 13.5-point favorites and in our projections and we anticipate them winning by a score of 26-22. In terms of win probabilities, our analytics suggests that the San Francisco team has a 60% chance of prevailing over the Cardinals.

Arizona Cardinals vs San Francisco 49ers Betting Tips

  • Take the 49ers on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Cardinals (+13.5)
  • Projecting a combined 48 points, we like the over

Arizona Cardinals Injury Report

  • Antonio Hamilton Sr. – Groin (Questionable)
  • Pat Elflein – Hip (Out)
  • Marlon Mack – Achilles (Out)
  • Carlos Watkins – Bicep (Out)
  • Elijah Wilkinson – Neck (Questionable)
  • Kyzir White – Biceps (Out)
  • Rashad Fenton – Undisclosed (Out)
  • L.J. Collier – Bicep (Out)
  • Marquise Brown – Heel (Questionable)
  • Leki Fotu – Hand (Out)
  • Bobby Price – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Hayden Howerton – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Michael Wilson – Shoulder (Questionable)
  • Jon Gaines II – Knee (Out)
  • Starling Thomas V – Ankle (Questionable)
  • Emari Demercado – Neck (Questionable)
  • Matt Hembrough – Back (Out)

San Francisco 49ers Injury Report

  • Oren Burks – Knee (Doubtful)
  • Ray-Ray McCloud III – Rib (Out)
  • Charvarius Ward – Groin (Questionable)
  • Ross Dwelley – Ankle (Out)
  • George Odum – Bicep (Out)
  • Arik Armstead – Foot/knee (Questionable)
  • Javon Hargrave – Hamstring (Questionable)
  • Elijah Mitchell – Knee (Questionable)
  • Talanoa Hufanga – Knee (Out)
  • Dre Greenlaw – Hip/ankle (Questionable)
  • Cameron Latu – Knee (Out)
  • Darrell Luter Jr. – Hamstring (Questionable)
  • Drake Jackson – Knee (Out)
  • Danny Gray – Shoulder (Out)
  • Nick Zakelj – Bicep (Out)
  • Spencer Burford – Knee (Questionable)

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