Cardinals vs 49ers Prediction NFL Picks Today 12/17

Cardinals vs 49ers Prediction NFL Picks Today 12/17

© Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports

 

NFC West Clash: San Francisco 49ers vs. Arizona Cardinals

Get ready for an NFC West showdown as the high-flying San Francisco 49ers face the Arizona Cardinals at State Farm Stadium. The 49ers, sitting atop the NFC West, will aim to extend their impressive 10-3 record against the struggling Cardinals. This comprehensive preview covers team dynamics, player statistics, and injury updates, highlighting the strengths and weaknesses of each team on both offense and defense.

 

Game Odds

Before we dive into the team details, let's check out the current odds for the game:

Team Spread Total Moneyline
SF -11.5 -110 o48.5 -110 -800
ARI +11.5 -110 u48.5 -110 +550

 

San Francisco 49ers Overview

Record and Recent Performance

The San Francisco 49ers, with an impressive 10-3 record, lead the NFC West. In their last five games, the 49ers displayed dominance, securing victories against tough opponents like the Seattle Seahawks and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Offensive Powerhouse

Quarterback B. Purdy has been exceptional, amassing 3,553 passing yards and 25 touchdowns. Running back C. McCaffrey adds a ground threat with 1,177 rushing yards and 12 touchdowns, contributing to the team's unstoppable offense.

Injury Report

The 49ers have some defensive concerns, with linebacker Dre Greenlaw and cornerback Charvarius Ward listed as questionable for the upcoming matchup. However, key players like Arik Armstead and Ross Dwelley are ruled out.

 

Arizona Cardinals Overview

Record and Recent Performance

The Arizona Cardinals, with a challenging 3-10 record, face an uphill battle in the NFC West. In their last five games, the Cardinals showed some improvement, securing a win against the Pittsburgh Steelers but facing setbacks against strong opponents like the Los Angeles Rams.

Defensive Struggles

The Cardinals, led by quarterback K. Murray, have faced challenges on both ends. While Murray returned to action, the team's defense has struggled, allowing 331 points, the highest in the NFC West.

Injury Concerns

The Cardinals have key offensive players like Michael Wilson and Marquise Brown listed as questionable for the upcoming matchup. Tight end Geoff Swaim and linebacker Krys Barnes are also questionable, impacting the team's options on both ends.

 

Prediction

Expect a high-scoring affair as the San Francisco 49ers, an offensive juggernaut, face the Arizona Cardinals. With an over/under of 48.5 points, the prediction leans towards the over.

The 49ers, unstoppable in recent games, are likely to exploit the Cardinals' defensive struggles. However, the Cardinals, with Kyler Murray leading the offense, should contribute to the total points, making the over a favorable pick.

 

Pick: Over 48.5 Points

 

Upgrade to View Prediction

Don't miss the action on Sunday afternoon as the San Francisco 49ers take on the Arizona Cardinals in a game that could further solidify the 49ers' position atop the NFC West.

For the latest updates and expert analysis, don't forget to check out KingPin Pro's iOS and Android app.

Winnings $17,628
last 30 days winnings $870
Yesterday winnings $0
Top Sport NBA
W-L-D 376 - 345 - 16
Winnings % 51%
Winnings $13,950
last 30 days winnings $2,700
Yesterday winnings $0
Top Sport Soccer
W-L-D 167 - 135 - 12
Winnings % 53%
Winnings $14,152
last 30 days winnings ($3,690)
Yesterday winnings $0
Top Sport MLB
W-L-D 262 - 165 - 7
Winnings % 60%