The San Francisco 49ers will be in a familiar spot as they look to advance to the NFC Championship Game on Sunday when they face the Dallas Cowboys in the divisional round of the 2023 NFL playoffs. The 49ers (14-4), who have reached the NFC title game in two of the last three seasons is also on an 11-game winning streak. San Francisco’s last loss was in Week 7, a 44-23 setback to the Kansas City Chiefs at home. Meanwhile, the Cowboys (13-5) will look to reach the NFC Championship Game for the first time since 1995. Dallas is just 5-11 in the NFL playoff bracket since then.
Kickoff from Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clare, California is scheduled for 6:30 pm ET. San Francisco is a four-point favorite in the latest 49ers vs. Cowboys from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over/under total points scored is 46.5. Before making any Cowboys vs. 49ers, be sure to check out SportsLine’s Projection Model NFL predictions and betting tips.
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- Distribution 49ers vs. Cowboys: San Francisco -4
- 49ers vs. Cowboys over/under: 46.5 points
- 49ers vs. Cowboys money line: Cowboys +160, 49ers -190
- DAL: The Cowboys have covered three of their last four games
- SF: 49ers are 5-0 against the spread in their last five divisional playoff games
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Why the 49ers can cover
Tight end George Kittle has had a solid season and is one of San Francisco’s best weapons on offense. He was second on the team in receiving during the regular season with 60 receptions for 765 yards (12.8 average) and 11 touchdowns. He had 12 explosive plays of 20 yards or more, including a season-high 54-yarder. When San Francisco needed a first down, he was one of their main targets with 36 conversions. Against Seattle in the Wild Cards round, he caught two passes for 37 yards and converted two first downs.
Defensively, linebacker Dre Greenlaw was a beast against the Seahawks, making a team-high 11 tackles, including eight solo. During the regular season, he was second on the team in tackles with 127, including a team-high 82 solo. He also recorded three tackles for loss, broke up six passes and picked off a pass. He also forced two fumbles and recovered two more, returning one for a touchdown. Check here which team to choose.
Why the Cowboys can cover
Dallas has a strong receiving corps, led by CeeDee Lamb, who had 107 catches for 1,359 yards (12.7 avg.) and nine touchdowns during the regular season. He had 486 yards after the catch and converted 67 first downs. In the Wild Card win at Tampa Bay, Lamb had four catches for 68 yards (17 avg.) with one touchdown and two explosive plays, including a 26-yarder. He also converted three first downs.
Wide receiver Michael Gallup also had a solid outing against the Buccaneers. He caught five passes for 46 yards (9.2 avg.) and one touchdown, with four first down conversions. During the regular season, he was the team’s fourth-leading receiver with 39 catches for 424 yards (10.9 avg.) and four touchdowns. He also had 107 yards after the catch and converted 25 first downs. Check here which team to choose.
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