Seahawks host 49ers in Week 16 action

San Francisco 49ersSeattle Seahawks
Dec 24, 4:15 PM | Turf of CenturyLink Field

San Francisco 49ers vs Seattle Seahawks Odds

11-3TEAM RECORD7-7

Nobody wants to play the improving Seattle Seahawks, who will try to score a rushing TD against a 49ers defense that has not allowed one in 14 games fo far this season.

Watch for the opening number in this one and remember that the 49ers may rest players and also play on a short week after beating Pittsburgh in the Monday Nighter. San Francisco has lost 2 straight on the road, while Seattle is 7-2 ATS in 9 recent home games.

Of note, 11 of 13 Seattle home games have played OVER the total. Expect Seattle to open as NFL dogs, a role they have relished with an 8-1-1 ATS run in 10 recent games.

View San Francisco vs Seattle Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Seahawks in this one will find them as 1.5-point underdogs , while the total sits at 38.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to the Power Rankings here at OddsShark it's the No. 19-rated Seahawks and the No. 5-rated 49ers in this matchup. Predictive formulas point to a 29-20 win for the 49ers on Saturday.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Seattle's No. 23-ranked offense, averaging 20.3 PPG, against a 49ers defense that ranks No. 1 this week at 13.2 PPG. The Seahawks aerial game is averaging 198.1 yards per game, less than the 49ers secondary allows through the air, 239.6 YPG per game.

Defensively, the 49ers feature the league's No. 1-rated road run defense, allowing 75.3 yards per game. Seattle, meanwhile, ranks No. 20 in rushing offense at home.

Last time out for San Francisco, they were a 20-3 winner as they battled the Steelers at home. The 49ers covered in the match as a 3-point favorite, while 23 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The 49ers grabbed a Week 15 victory over the Steelers in their last game, winning 20-3 at Candlestick Park.

The Seahawks were a 38-14 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Bears. They covered the 3.5–point spread as underdogs, while the total score (52) made winners of OVER bettors.

San Francisco 49ers Trends:
When playing in December are 5-5
When playing on turf are 3-7
After being outgained are 7-3
When playing within the division are 7-3

Seattle Seahawks Trends:
When playing in December are 4-6
When playing on turf are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing within the division are 7-3

A few 49ers at Seahawks trends to consider:
San Francisco is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games
San Francisco is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Francisco's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Seattle's last 5 games at home
Seattle is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Seattle's last 6 games
Seattle is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against San Francisco

Next up:
San Francisco at St. Louis, Sunday, January 1
Seattle at Arizona, Sunday, January 1

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