In Depth NFC Championship Betting Preview: San Francisco 49ers Vs. Detroit Lions

  • The San Francisco 49ers have -350 odds to beat the Detroit Lions in the NFC Championship.
  • The Detroit Lions are seeing 69% of bets placed on the +7 spread.
  • Detroit has the best record against the spread in the NFL.

SAN FRANCISCO – Kicking off in the NFC Championship game are the San Francisco 49ers as they are set to host the Detroit Lions.

As the game is ready to get started, Super Bowl online sportsbooks are laying heavy on the Niners to have their way considering they are boasting a top-10 offense and defense this season.

San Francisco 49ers Vs. Detroit Lions

  • Moneyline: 49ers (-350) vs. Lions (+275)
  • Spread: 49ers -7 (-115)
  • Total: 51 Points

Despite the 49ers odds showing complete domination, no one should be counting out the Lions as they are as strong as ever. The public certainly isn’t shying away from them at 69% of bets placed and 72% of the betting handle on their odds to cover the spread. As for the Lions odds on the moneyline, they’re seeing 67% of the money while San Francisco is taking in 67% of total bets altogether.

Game Notes And Betting Trends

While both of these teams are somewhat in the historic realm, they are both lead by QBs who together have combined for just 12 playoff games but do post winning playoff records. Goff, in his eight playoff games, holds a 5-3 record and has thrown for 1,864 yards and 7 touchdowns. Purdy, on the other hand, is 3-1 in his postseason games having thrown for 821 yards and 4 touchdowns.

Looking at them both on the spread, the Lions are the best team in the league when it comes to playing against the spread. They are 13-6 to this point, however, cover by just +0.6 points on average. Contrary to what the NFC Championship odds say, the 49ers are far behind at just a 9-9 ATS record. They make up for their average record ATS with a 10.9 winning margin and +2.8 cover margin.

Lions/49ers Betting Trends

  • Detroit is 2-7-1 ATS all-time in the playoffs
  • San Francisco is 7-3 both ATS and S/U in their last 10 playoff games
  • Lions are 1-5-1 ATS as an underdog in the playoffs and 0-7 S/U
  • In their last 10 games as a playoff favorite, 49erd are 7-2-1 ATS and 9-1 S/U
  • As an underdog between 6-7 points on the road in both regular and postseason, Lions are 4-6 ATS, 1-8-1 S/U
  • In the last 10 meetings between Detroit and San Francisco, 49ers have gone 9-1 with a 4-4-2 spread record
  • In their last 10 games as a home favorite, 49ers are 6-4 ATS and S/U
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