49ers Saints: Week 12 prediction

The New Orleans Saints are 5-1 SU and ATS over their last six games and hope to stay hot against one of the NFL's best teams when they host the San Francisco 49ers at the Superdome this Sunday.

The Saints are 5-2 SU and 6-1 ATS over their last seven games since starting the season off 0-3 SU and ATS.

New Orleans is 6-1 SU and 4-3 ATS in its last seven games against the 49ers. The total has gone OVER in five of the last seven games between these two teams.

View San Francisco vs New Orleans Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at OddsShark have the No. 2-rated 49ers taking on the No. 29-rated Saints in this contest. Handicapping models indicate a 35-25 win for the 49ers on Sunday.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits New Orleans's No. 4-ranked offense, averaging 28.7 PPG, against a 49ers defense that ranks No. 1 this week at 13.4 PPG. The Saints aerial game is averaging 296.4 yards per game, more than the 49ers secondary allows through the air, 182.9 YPG per game.

Defensively, the 49ers feature the league's No. 1-rated road run defense, allowing 60.8 yards per game. New Orleans, meanwhile, ranks No. 24 in rushing offense at home.

In their last action, San Francisco was a 32-7 winner at home against the Bears. They covered the 3.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (39) was profitable news for OVER bettors.

Last time out for New Orleans, they were a 38-17 winner as they battled the Raiders on the road. The Saints covered in the match as a 6-point favorite, while 55 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. In their last game, the Saints got 3 passing scores out of Drew Brees en route to a 38-17 win over the Raiders on Sunday at O.co Coliseum.

San Francisco 49ers Trends:
When playing in November are 7-2-1
When playing on turf are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 5-4-1
When playing outside the division are 7-3

New Orleans Saints Trends:
When playing in November are 10-0
When playing on turf are 8-2
After being outgained are 7-3
When playing outside the division are 5-5

A few 49ers at Saints trends to consider:
San Francisco is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of San Francisco's last 9 games when playing on the road against New Orleans
San Francisco19-5-1 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Francisco's last 7 games when playing New Orleans
New Orleans is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games at home
New Orleans is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing San Francisco
New Orleans is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against San Francisco
New Orleans is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games

Next up:
San Francisco at St. Louis, Sunday, December 2
New Orleans at Atlanta, Thursday, November 29

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