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San Francisco 49ers vs Atlanta Falcons: Predictions, betting trends and stats for Week 15

By Squawka NFL

Published: 14:28, 16 December 2021

The Atlanta Falcons (6-7) are 9.5-point underdogs heading into their matchup on Sunday, December 19, 2021 against the San Francisco 49ers (7-6). An over/under of 46 is set for the contest.

49ers vs Falcons predictions

Squawka predictions for 49ers vs Falcons
ATS Total Score prediction
49ers (-9.5) Over (46) 49ers 30 Falcons 17

Last three results

49ers recent betting insights

  • San Francisco has two wins against the spread, and is 2-1 overall, in its last three games.
  • San Francisco has gone over the total twice in its past three games.
  • The 49ers have averaged a total of 47.5 combined points over their last three games, 1.5 greater than this game’s total of 46.

Falcons recent betting insights

  • Over its past three games, Atlanta has two wins against the spread, and is 2-1 overall.
  • Atlanta has gone over the total once in its past three games.
  • The Falcons and their opponents have combined to score an average of 46.3 combined points over their last three games, 0.3 more than the 46 over/under in this matchup.

49ers vs Falcons head-to-head

San Francisco holds an edge against Atlanta in the last five matchups between these two squads, recording a 3-2 record in those games. Atlanta outscored San Francisco 134-114 in those five head-to-head matchups.

49ers vs Falcons betting odds

49ers vs Falcons betting information
Favorite Spread Favorite spread odds Underdog spread odds Total Over total odds Under total odds
49ers -9.5 -110 -110 46 -110 -110

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49ers vs Falcons betting insights

49ers trends

  • San Francisco is 7-7-0 against the spread this season.
  • The 49ers are winless against the spread when they have played as 9.5-point favorites or more (0-1).
  • San Francisco’s games have gone over the total seven times out of 14 chances this season.
  • This year, the 49ers score just 1.9 fewer points per game (25.3) than the Falcons allow (27.2).
  • When San Francisco puts up more than 27.2 points, it is 5-2 against the spread and 5-1 overall.
  • The 49ers rack up just 0.2 fewer yards per game (364.3) than the Falcons give up per matchup (364.5).
  • When San Francisco amasses more than 364.5 yards, the team is 3-3 against the spread and 3-2 overall.

Falcons trends

  • Atlanta has gone 5-8-0 against the spread this year.
  • The Falcons have not covered a spread when they are at least 9.5-point underdogs (0-2).
  • Atlanta games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under six times this year.
  • The Falcons score 18.8 points per game, 4.4 fewer than the 49ers give up (23.2).
  • Atlanta is 3-3 against the spread and 4-2 overall when the team puts up more than 23.2 points.
  • The Falcons rack up just 9.0 fewer yards per game (316.4) than the 49ers give up (325.4).
  • In games that Atlanta amasses over 325.4 yards, the team is 3-4 against the spread and 4-3 overall.

Team stats

Compare 2021 season stats for 49ers and Falcons
49ers Stats Falcons
253.2 Pass yards 240.2
232.9 Pass yards against 258.7
123.9 Rush yards 91.1
112.2 Rush yards against 117.1
-2 Turnover differential -5

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Player betting tips

49ers top players

  • Jimmy Garoppolo has posted 2,937 passing yards (225.9 YPG) with a 66.7% completion percentage (234-for-351) while firing 17 touchdowns and eight interceptions.
  • In 11 of 13 games this year, Garoppolo has thrown a touchdown pass, and six of those games included multiple TD passes.
  • Elijah Mitchell has churned out a team-best 759 rushing yards (58.4 per game) and five scores.
  • Mitchell has rushed for a score in five of his games this year, but is yet to score more than once in a single contest.
  • Deebo Samuel has had a touchdown catch in four games this season, out of 13 games played, but has had multiple TD receptions only once.
Select player props for the San Francisco 49ers
Name Pass Yds Pass TDs Rush Yds Rush TDs Rec Yds Rec TDs
Jimmy Garoppolo 264.5 (-115) 7.5 (-104)
Elijah Mitchell 69.5 (-116) 12.5 (-109)
Deebo Samuel 70.5 (-113)

Falcons top players

  • This year Matt Ryan has recorded 3,104 passing yards (238.8 per game) while going 305-for-448 (68.1%) and throwing for 17 touchdowns with 11 interceptions.
  • Cordarrelle Patterson has picked up a team-high 547 rushing yards (42.1 per game) and scored five touchdowns. He has tacked on 46 catches for 519 yards, also tops on the team, with five receiving touchdowns.
  • So far this season Mike Davis has run for 382 yards on 111 carries (29.4 yards per game), with two touchdowns. Davis also figures in the passing game, catching 39 passes for 239 (18.4 yards per game) while scoring one touchdown.
  • Kyle Pitts has racked up 54 receptions for 770 yards, best on his team, and one touchdown. He averages 59.2 receiving yards per game.
  • Russell Gage has totaled 464 yards on 42 receptions with two touchdowns, averaging 35.7 yards per game.
Select player props for the Atlanta Falcons
Name Pass Yds Pass TDs Rush Yds Rush TDs Rec Yds Rec TDs
Matt Ryan 260.5 (-117) 4.5 (-115)
Cordarrelle Patterson 48.5 (-119) 36.5 (-111)
Kyle Pitts 50.5 (-116)

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