- The Philadelphia Eagles are 0.5-point favorites (+115) for the first quarter.
- The Eagles are 1-point favorites (-110) for the first half.
- The projected total for the first quarter is 7.5 points.
PHILADELPHIA – NFL sportsbooks favor the Philadelphia Eagles for each quarter, half, and straight up as they host the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship Game.
San Francisco 49ers vs Philadelphia Eagles First Quarter Spread
- San Francisco 49ers +0.5 (-150)
- Philadelphia Eagles -0.5 (+115)
The 49ers have had a lead at the end of the first quarter in each of their last three games. They average 4.9 points in the first quarter this season.
The Eagles have had a lead at the end of the first quarter in only three of their nine home games.
The Eagles have only kicked two first quarter field goals all season. They have 14 first quarter touchdowns.
San Francisco 49ers vs Philadelphia Eagles First Quarter Total
- Over 7.5 (-125)
- Under 7.5 (-105)
This may appear like a low number at NFL betting sites for those who watched the Philadelphia Eagles score 14 first quarter points in their pummeling of the New York Giants last Saturday night.
The Giants defense doesn’t begin to compare to the 49ers defense that has not given up a first quarter point to either of their postseason opponents. The Seattle Seahawks and Dallas Cowboys both rank in the top 7 for points per game in the first quarter this season.
In opposition to San Francisco’s stubborn first quarter defense, the Philadelphia Eagles offense averages 5.7 points per game in the first quarter this season, which ranks fourth in the NFL.
San Francisco 49ers vs Philadelphia Eagles First Half Spread
- San Francisco 49ers +1.0 (-110)
- Philadelphia Eagles -1.0 (-110)
Despite their convincing final scores, the Niners have struggled to lead at halftime as of late. They have been tied or losing at halftime in three of their last five games.
The Eagles have only trailed at halftime twice across Jalen Hurts’ 16 starts this season.
San Francisco 49ers vs Philadelphia Eagles First Half Total
- Over 22.5 (-115)
- Under 22.5 (-105)
The first half total of 22.5 has gone over in three of the last four 49ers games.
When Jalen Hurts starts at home, the total at halftime has gone over 22.5 in seven of eight games.
Across their last five games, the Niners have given up an average of 8.8 points in the second quarter.
The narrow point differential on NFL sportsbooks is no surprise considering how evenly matched these two squads are on both sides of the ball. The NFC Championship Game kicks off at 3 p.m. EST on Sunday afternoon.
San Francisco 49ers +0.5 First Quarter
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