Eagles vs. 49ers: Championship NFL Betting Preview – January 29, 2023

Written By Staff on January 23, 2023 - Last Updated on January 31, 2023

The NFC Championship game features a matchup between the Philadelphia Eagles and the San Francisco 49ers. The 49ers (+135 moneyline odds to win) hit the road on January 29, 2023 at 3:00 PM ET on FOX against the Eagles (-3). Bookmakers have installed a total of 45 points for the matchup.

In this article we outline key metrics, injury statuses, weather conditions, and the best available odds — everything you need to know before placing a bet on the game.

The betting facts in what follows use the latest odds as of January 29, 2023 at 3:12 PM ET.

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Eagles Vs. 49ers Betting Odds

Eagles Vs. 49ers Player Props

Eagles Vs. 49ers Betting Angles

Eagles Vs. 49ers Weather

A high temperature of 50 degrees Fahrenheit, with overcast clouds and 12 mph winds, are the expected conditions at Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday (as of 3:12 PM on January 29).

Eagles Vs. 49ers Injury Report

Philadelphia Injuries

Player Pos. Injury Status Avg. Snap Count
Josiah Scott CB Gameday inactive Out 34.0
Kyron Johnson LB Gameday inactive Out 17.7
Trey Sermon RB Gameday inactive Out 6.0
Josh Sills OG Gameday inactive Out 4.0

San Francisco Injuries

Player Pos. Injury Status Avg. Snap Count
Jimmy Garoppolo QB Foot Out 55.8
Trey Lance QB Ankle Out 42.0
Ross Dwelley TE Gameday inactive Out 27.2
Elijah Mitchell RB Groin Out 16.0
Tyrion Davis-Price RB Gameday inactive Out 15.5
Ambry Thomas CB Ankle Out 11.9

Eagles Offense Vs. 49ers Defense

Eagles Offense Stats (Rank) 49ers Defense
28.1 (3) Points/Gm 16.3 (1)
0.4 (2) Points/Play 0.3 (1)
389.1 (3) Yards/Gm 300.6 (1)
241.5 (9) Pass Yards/Gm 222.9 (20)
147.6 (5) Rush Yards/Gm 77.7 (2)
5.9 (4) Yards/Play 5.0 (3)
7.7 (2) Yards/Pass 6.4 (11)
4.6 (12) Yards/Rush 3.4 (1)
45.9% (4) 3rd Down % 39.0% (16)
67.8% (3) Red Zone % 56.8% (20)
19 (5) Turnovers 30 (2)
44 (20) Sacks 44 (10)

49ers Offense Vs. Eagles Defense

49ers Offense Stats (Rank) Eagles Defense
26.5 (6) Points/Gm 20.2 (7)
0.4 (2) Points/Play 0.3 (1)
365.6 (5) Yards/Gm 301.4 (2)
226.8 (13) Pass Yards/Gm 179.6 (1)
138.8 (8) Rush Yards/Gm 121.7 (17)
5.9 (4) Yards/Play 4.8 (1)
7.5 (4) Yards/Pass 5.5 (1)
4.7 (8) Yards/Rush 4.6 (24)
45.0% (6) 3rd Down % 38.6% (14)
54.0% (18) Red Zone % 52.7% (11)
17 (3) Turnovers 27 (4)
31 (6) Sacks 70 (1)

When The Eagles Have The Ball

  • The Eagles’ red-zone percentage is 67.8% (third in the NFL), while the 49ers allow a score on 56.8% of their opponents’ red-zone appearances (20th in the league).
  • San Francisco gives up third-down conversions on 39.0% of its opponents’ attempts (16th in the NFL). Philadelphia has a 45.9% third-down conversion rate, which ranks fourth in the league.
  • The Eagles rank 12th in the NFL averaging 4.6 yards per carry. The 49ers give up 3.4 per rushing attempt (first in the league).
  • Philadelphia averages 241.5 passing yards per game (ninth in the NFL) compared to the 222.9 per game San Francisco allows (20th in the league).

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When The 49ers Have The Ball

  • The 49ers rank eighth with 4.7 yards per carry, compared to the 4.6 per rush the Eagles allow (24th in the NFL).
  • San Francisco averages 226.8 yards through the air per game (13th in the NFL). Philadelphia ranks first, giving up 179.6 passing yards.
  • The 49ers have the eighth-ranked rushing offense in the NFL (138.8 yards per game), and will be up against the 17th-ranked defense in that category, as the Eagles allow 121.7 per game.
  • Philadelphia gives up third-down conversions on 38.6% of its opponents’ attempts (14th in the NFL). San Francisco has a 45.0% third-down conversion rate, which ranks sixth in the league.

Eagles Betting Trends And Insights

  • The Eagles put together an 8-9-0 record against the spread in the regular season, and their record in the playoffs is 1-0-0.
  • Philadelphia is 9-8 ATS this season (regular season and playoffs) when playing as at least 3-point favorites.
  • During the regular season, 10 of the Eagles’ games hit the over, and zero of one in the playoffs.
  • Philadelphia and its opponents have gone over 45 combined points in 11 of 17 games this season (in the regular season and playoffs).
  • The Eagles won 14 of the 16 games they were listed as the moneyline favorite during the regular season (87.5%). They are 1-0 as the moneyline favorite in the playoffs.

49ers Betting Trends And Insights

  • The 49ers went 11-6-0 ATS in the regular season. Meanwhile, the team has an 2-0-0 against the spread in the playoffs.
  • 49ers games hit the over nine out of 17 times in the regular season, and one of two postseason games have hit the over.
  • San Francisco has combined with its opponent to score more than 45 points in nine of 17 regular and postseason games this season.
  • The 49ers split the two games they played as underdogs in the regular season, and are 0-0 in the playoffs.

Eagles Players To Watch

  • This year Jalen Hurts has accumulated 3,701 yards through the air (246.7 YPG) while completing 66.5% of his passes, with 22 touchdowns and six interceptions. He also has 760 yards on the ground on 165 attempts (plus 13 scores), averaging 50.7 yards per game.
  • Miles Sanders has taken 259 carries for a team-high 1,269 rushing yards (74.6 YPG) and 11 touchdowns.
  • A.J. Brown has been targeted 146 times and has 88 catches, leading his team with 1,496 yards (88.0 ypg) while scoring 11 touchdowns.
  • DeVonta Smith has 95 catches for 1,196 yards (70.4 per game) and seven touchdowns.
  • Dallas Goedert is averaging 58.5 yards per game, with 55 catches for 702 yards and three touchdowns.
  • This season Haason Reddick leads the team with 16.0 sacks and has added 10.0 TFL and 48 tackles.
  • T.J. Edwards has totaled 159 tackles, 10.0 TFL, and 2.0 sacks to lead the team in tackles.
  • This season Chauncey Gardner-Johnson leads the team with six interceptions and has added 67 tackles, 5.0 TFL, 1.0 sack, and eight passes defended.

49ers Players To Watch

  • Brock Purdy has 1,374 passing yards (152.7 per game) and a 67.1% completion percentage, throwing 13 touchdown passes and four interceptions.
  • Christian McCaffrey has run for a team-leading 1,139 yards on 244 carries (67.0 yards per game) while scoring eight touchdowns. He also averages 43.6 receiving yards per game, grabbing 85 passes for 741 yards and five touchdowns.
  • So far this year Elijah Mitchell has rushed for 279 yards on 45 carries (55.8 yards per game), with two touchdowns.
  • Brandon Aiyuk has hauled in 78 catches for 1,015 yards, best on his team, and eight touchdowns. He averages 59.7 receiving yards per game.
  • George Kittle has also contributed with 765 yards on 60 catches and 11 touchdowns. He has been targeted 86 times and averages 51.0 receiving yards.
  • This season Nick Bosa leads the team with 18.0 sacks and has added 18.0 TFL and 49 tackles.
  • Fred Warner has racked up 134 tackles, 5.0 TFL, 3.0 sacks, and one interception, and he’s tops on his team in tackles.
  • Tashaun Gipson has a team-high five interceptions and has tacked on 61 tackles, 1.0 TFL, 0.5 sacks, and eight passes defended in 17 games this season.

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