Seahawks vs. 49ers: NFL Betting Preview – November 1, 2020

Posted By Staff on October 27, 2020 - Last Updated on October 30, 2020

NFC West rivals square off when the Seattle Seahawks (5-1) host the San Francisco 49ers (4-3) on Sunday, November 1, at CenturyLink Field. Seattle is favored by 2.5 points points and the over/under is set at 54 points for the game.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of October 30. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Information

Total Facts

  • Seattle and its opponents have combined to score more than 54 in five games.
  • San Francisco’s contests have gone over 54 points on one occasion.
  • These two teams score a combined average of 59.7 points per game, higher than the total for this matchup by 5.7 points.
  • The over/under for this game is 5.9 points higher than the two teams’ opponents scoring average (48.1).
  • The points total average for Seahawks games this season is 62.5– 8.5 points higher than the over/under for this matchup.
  • 49ers games average 45.3 total points– 8.7 fewer than the total for this matchup.
  • The 49ers are the NFL’s 16th-highest scoring team this season. The Seahawks are the highest scoring team.
  • This outing features the league’s sixth-ranked (San Francisco) and 23rd-ranked (Seattle) scoring defenses.
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Seahawks Betting Insights

  • Four out of Seattle’s six games this year have hit the over this season.
  • Seattle is 4-2 against the spread.
  • The Seahawks have an ATS record of 3-2 when playing as at least three-point favorites.

49ers Betting Insights

  • Four of San Francisco’s seven games this year have gone over the point total.
  • San Francisco has a 4-3 record against the spread.
  • The 49ers are 2-3 ATS when an underdog by at least three points.

Seahawks vs 49ers: Head to Head

Seahawks vs 49ers: Last 2 Meetings
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Yards Result
12/29/2019 49ers Seahawks -3 47 -180 +155 398-348 SF 26-21 SF
11/11/2019 49ers 49ers -6.5 47 -265 +230 336-302 SEA 27-24 SEA

When the Seahawks Have the Ball

  • The Seahawks, on average, score 14.4 more points per game this season (33.8) than the 49ers allow (19.4).
  • When they meet or go over their scoring average this season, Seattle is 3-1 and 3-1 against the spread.
  • San Francisco is 4-0 overall and 4-0 against the spread this season in games where they allow fewer than 19.4 points.
  • The 49ers give up 309.6 yards per game– 115.6 yards fewer than the 425.2-yard average from the Seahawks offense.
  • On average, the Seahawks pick up 6.6 yards per play and the 49ers allow 5.2.
  • When Seattle hits their average yard output this season, they are 2-1 against the spread and 2-1 overall.
  • When San Francisco allows fewer total yards to opposing offenses than their season average, they are 3-1 against the spread and 3-1 overall this season.
  • The 49ers allow 106.3 rushing yards per game, compared to the 129.5 yards the Seahawks rush for per game.
  • When Seattle rushes for at least their season average this season, they are 1-1 overall and 1-1 against the spread.
  • When San Francisco holds opposing teams to 106.3 rushing yards or fewer this year, they are 3-2 against the spread and 3-2 overall.
  • This season, the 49ers have forced an average of 1.4 turnovers per game, compared to the 1.2 times Seahawks have turned the football over in each contest.
  • In games where they turn the football over 1.2 times or fewer this season, Seattle is 5-0 overall and 4-1 against the spread.
  • San Francisco’s record this season when they force more than 1.4 turnovers: 2-0 ATS, 2-0 overall

When the 49ers Have the Ball

  • The 49ers average 25.9 points per game– 2.8 points less than the Seahawks allow per game (28.7).
  • When San Francisco scores at least 25.9 points, it is 3-0 against the spread and 3-0 overall.
  • This season, Seattle has a 3-1 record against the spread and a 3-1 record overall in games when it holds opponents to 33.8 or fewer points.
  • The 49ers collect 96.6 fewer yards per game (382.6), than the Seahawks give up per outing (479.2). The 49ers average 5.9 yards per play, while the Seahawks give up 6.3 per play.
  • Seattle has a 2-1 record ATS and a 3-0 record overall when holding its opponents to 479.2 yards or less.
  • This season, the 49ers run for 27.2 more yards per game (137.7) than the Seahawks allow per contest (110.5).
  • When San Francisco runs for at least 137.7 yards, it recorded a 2-0 ATS record and a 2-0 overall record.
  • This season, Seattle is 4-0 against the spread and 4-0 overall when holding opponents to no more than 110.5 yards on the ground.
  • This year, the 49ers turn the ball over 1.3 times per game– 0.7 fewer turnovers per game than the two the Seahawks force on average.
  • San Francisco is 3-1 against the spread and 3-1 overall when it turns the ball over 1.3 or fewer times.
  • This season, Seattle has a 3-2 record against the spread and a 4-1 record overall when it forces at least two turnovers.

Seahawks Players to Watch

  • Russell Wilson has thrown for 1,890 yards (315 yards per game), 22 touchdowns, and six interceptions, and has a 71.2% completion percentage this year (156-of-219). He also has 237 rushing yards on 29 carries, averaging 39.5 yards per game.
  • Carlos Hyde has 125 yards on 31 carries (31.3 ypg), with two rushing touchdowns over the course of four games.
  • Tyler Lockett has hauled in 45 passes for 542 yards and seven touchdowns. He has been targeted 58 times and averages 90.3 yards per game.
  • D.K. Metcalf has added 519 yards on 24 grabs and five touchdowns. He has been targeted 44 times and averages 86.5 receiving yards per game.
  • This season, David Moore has added 13 catches (17 targets) for 227 yards and two touchdowns, averaging 37.8 receiving yards per game.
  • Jamal Adams has notched two sacks, three TFL, and 24 tackles in three games.
  • This season, Bobby Wagner has totaled 61 tackles and one TFL.
  • Quandre Diggs has picked off two passes this season, while adding 25 tackles and three passes defended.

49ers Players to Watch

  • Jimmy Garoppolo has thrown for 1,012 yards, seven touchdowns, and four picks while completing 66.9% of his passes (202.4 yards per game).
  • Jerick McKinnon has 210 rushing yards (30 yards per game) and three touchdowns in seven games. He has added 17 catches for 117 yards (16.7 receiving yards per game) with one receiving touchdown.
  • This season, George Kittle has 35 catches (45 targets) for 435 yards (87 per game) and two touchdowns in five games.
  • Rookie Brandon Aiyuk has added 20 catches for 280 yards and a touchdown in six games. He puts up 46.7 receiving yards per game and has been targeted 32 times.
  • Kendrick Bourne has totaled 271 yards on 17 passes with one touchdown, averaging 38.7 yards per game on 30 targets.
  • Kerry Hyder has 3.5 sacks, three TFL and 21 tackles this season.
  • This year, Fred Warner has 59 tackles, a TFL, and two interceptions.

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