The San Francisco 49ers visit the Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday to take on the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC Championship Game. In the divisional round, the Philadelphia Eagles made full use of their top-seed status to beat the New York Giants 38-7 at home. The second-seeded San Francisco 49ers joined them in the NFC title game by taking a 19-12 victory over the Dallas Cowboys. The two teams will now lock horns this weekend for a spot in the Super Bowl.
Form Philadelphia Eagles
There were no surprises at the Lincoln Financial Field during the divisional playoffs. With the home crowd behind them, the Philadelphia Eagles powered their way past the New York Giants 38-7. The win improved their home record to 8-2 going into the NFC Championship Game.
The Philadelphia Eagles rank second in the NFL’s offensive rankings, averaging 28.6 points this season and 28.0 points at the Lincoln Financial Field. Visiting offenses normally struggle to break down the hosts’ defense, which has the eighth-best defensive record at home, having only allowed 17.6 points on their own turf and 19.5 points in all outings.
The Philadelphia Eagles took the NFC’s top seed and the NFC East Division title. Following a first-round bye, the hosts began their postseason play with a convincing home win. They hope that victory will serve as a springboard into Super Bowl contention.
Form San Francisco 49ers
The San Francisco 49ers made it five wins out of five in the divisional playoffs last week. They beat the Dallas Cowboys 19-12, leaving them in excellent shape for the trip to the Lincoln Financial Field. They enter the NFC Championship Game with a 5-3 road record.
Going on the road doesn’t seem to hamper the San Francisco 49ers. They have the sixth-best offensive record away from home, averaging 24.8 points on the road and 26.8 points in their 19 games overall. On the defensive side of the ball, the visitors have the best unit in football, allowing just 16.4 points on average and 18.0 points on the road.
The San Francisco 49ers are back for another shot at reaching the Super Bowl. Despite losing last season’s NFC Championship Game, they have recovered and made it to this round again. They desperately hope to go one better this time around.
The previous matchup between these two franchises ended in a 11-17 win for the San Francisco 49ers at the Lincoln Financial Field in September 2021. Victory has gone the Philadelphia Eagles’ way seven times in their past ten meetings with the San Francisco 49ers. The hosts are favorites to add another win to this haul, with the oddsmakers laying a home win at -145. This implies a 59% winning chance for the Philadelphia Eagles.
In the last five matchups at the Lincoln Financial Field, the Philadelphia Eagles offense has put 136 points on board against the San Francisco 49ers defense. To put that into perspective, that’s an average of 27.2 points per game that the home offense has produced on its own turf in this series of late.
San Francisco 49ers at Philadelphia Eagles odds
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- Moneyline (ML): San Francisco 49ers (+125) | Philadelphia Eagles (-145)
- Against the spread (ATS): San Francisco 49ers +2.5 (-105) | Philadelphia Eagles -2.5 (-115)
- Over/Under (O/U): 46.0 (-110) | (-110)
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Take the Philadelphia Eagles to win (1.69) outright on the Moneyline.
The Philadelphia Eagles have had a lot of success against the San Francisco 49ers in recent years, winning seven of the last ten matchups in this series. Chances of a follow-up on Sunday are rated at 59%, with a home win priced at -145 on the moneyline. The San Francisco 49ers are riding a ten-match winning streak. Backing the 15-4 visitors to win their next road game at +125 odds, which implies there is an approximately 44% chance of winning.
Take the Philadelphia Eagles (-145) to win outright on the moneyline for the upcoming match at the Lincoln Financial Field. They are on a 15-3 run in all games and 8-2 SU in the last 10 at home.
Against the Spread
Take the Philadelphia Eagles -2.5 (1.87) as they are the best bet.
The Philadelphia Eagles are expected to win by around a field goal, but not much more than that. The hosts open up as 2.5-point favorites over the San Francisco 49ers for Sunday. A winning margin as high as 8.0 points has settled the last five matches between the Philadelphia Eagles and San Francisco 49ers.
In their most recent games against NFC West opponents, the Philadelphia Eagles went 6-7 ATS. Their offense managed 22.9 points per game in that stretch, while the defense gave up 19.8 points on average. In their previous ten games, the Philadelphia Eagles went 4-6 ATS overall and 7-3 ATS in the last ten games at home.
The past five visits to the Lincoln Financial Field have seen the San Francisco 49ers end up on the wrong side of the scoreboard three times, with an average losing margin of 25.3 points. The visitors are 5-5 ATS from their ten most recent road trips, as well as 9-1 ATS in their last ten games overall.
Take the Total under 46.0 (1.91) for the best over/under bet
The total may have passed the 45-point mark, but it didn’t quite go above 50 points, as the last ten games between the Philadelphia Eagles and the San Francisco 49ers produced an average of 47.4 points.
The total for this NFC Championship Game is set at 46.0, a number that is 4.0 points higher than the average of 42 points total the two teams have managed in their last five NFL meetings.
Picking under would’ve paid off on the betting line in all three of the Philadelphia Eagles’ previous games at the Lincoln Financial Field. Looking back on the last five games on home soil for the Philadelphia Eagles, the total went over once. They are 5-5 against the total overall from their previous ten matches.
On average, the San Francisco 49ers have seen 46.1 points go on board during their past ten matches and 48.0 points in their last five contests on the road. Betting on the over paid out in three of the last five road games for the San Francisco 49ers. All in all, they are 7-3 in their last ten games overall.