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    In the NFC Divisional round of the NFL Playoffs, the San Francisco 49ers (13-4) and Dallas Cowboys (12-5) square off at Levi’s Stadium on Sunday, January 22, 2023.

    On the defensive side of the ball, the 49ers have been a top-five unit, ranking best by giving up only 16.3 points per game. They rank sixth on offense (26.5 points per game). The Cowboys have dominated on both offense and defense this season, ranking fourth-best in points per game (27.5) and fifth-best in points surrendered per game (20.1).

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    49ers vs. Cowboys Picks

    Currently, 72.2% of BetterPool users are picking the 49ers to win and 64.6% have picked them to cover the 3.5-point spread as well against the Cowboys on Sunday.

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    Game Info: 49ers vs. Cowboys

    • Game Day: Sunday, January 22, 2023
    • Game Time: 6:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: FOX
    • Location: Santa Clara, California
    • Stadium: Levi’s Stadium

    Before you wager on Sunday’s San Francisco-Dallas spread (San Francisco -3.5) or over/under (46.5 points), check out the betting insights and trends below.

    Betting Insights for 49ers

    • The 49ers won 11 games against the spread in the regular season, failing to cover six times, and they are 1-0-0 ATS in the postseason.
    • The 49ers have an ATS record of 8-4 when playing as at least 3.5-point favorites this season (regular season and playoffs).
    • In the regular season, the combined scoring went over the point total nine times in 49ers games. In the postseason, it’s been one of one.

    Stats & Insights for 49ers

    • The 49ers have been a tough opponent for opposing teams, as they rank top-five in both total offense (fifth-best with 365.6 yards per game) and total defense (best with 300.6 yards allowed per game) this season.
    • The 49ers have the sixth-ranked offense this season (26.5 points per game), and they’ve been more effective defensively, ranking best with just 16.3 points allowed per game.
    • The 49ers are totaling 226.8 passing yards per game on offense this season (13th in NFL), and they are surrendering 222.9 passing yards per game (20th) on defense.
    • The 49ers sport the eighth-ranked offense this year in terms of rushing yards (138.8 per game), and they’ve been better on the other side of the ball, ranking second-best with just 77.7 rushing yards allowed per game.
    • The 49ers are putting up a 45% third-down conversion rate on offense this season (sixth in NFL), and they are surrendering a 39% third-down conversion rate (16th) on the other side of the ball.
    • The 49ers have been clicking on all fronts in terms of yards per play this year, as they rank fourth-best in offensive yards per play (6.1) and fourth-best in yards per play allowed on defense (5.3).
    • The 49ers have forced 30 total turnovers (second in NFL) this season and have turned it over 17 times (third in NFL) for a turnover margin of +13, the best in the NFL.

    Best Players for 49ers

    • Jimmy Garoppolo: 2,437 PASS YDS / 221.5 YPG / 67.2% / 16 TD / 4 INT
    • Christian McCaffrey: 244 CAR / 1,139 YDS / 67 YPG / 8 TD / 85 REC / 741 YDS / 43.6 YPG / 5 TD
    • Elijah Mitchell: 45 CAR / 279 YDS / 55.8 YPG / 2 TD / 3 REC / 7 YDS / 1.4 YPG / 0 TD
    • Brandon Aiyuk: 78 REC / 1,015 YDS / 59.7 YPG / 8 TD
    • George Kittle: 60 REC / 765 YDS / 51 YPG / 11 TD
    • Nick Bosa: 50 TKL / 19 TFL / 18.5 SACK / 1 PD
    • Fred Warner: 130 TKL / 3 TFL / 2 SACK / 1 INT / 10 PD
    • Tashaun Gipson: 61 TKL / 1 TFL / 0.5 SACK / 5 INT / 8 PD

    Betting Insights for Cowboys

    • The Cowboys covered 10 times in 17 games with a spread in the regular season. The team is 1-0-0 ATS in the playoffs.
    • The Cowboys have been an underdog by 3.5 points or more three times in the regular season and playoffs, and they covered the spread in two of those matchups.
    • A total of nine Cowboys games hit the over during the regular season. Meanwhile, zero of one games have topped the total in the playoffs.

    Stats & Insights for Cowboys

    • From an offensive angle, the Cowboys are putting up 354.9 total yards per game (11th-ranked). They rank 12th in the NFL on defense (330.2 total yards surrendered per game).
    • Things have been positive for the Cowboys on both offense and defense, as they are posting 27.5 points per game (fourth-best) and ceding just 20.1 points per game (fifth-best).
    • The Cowboys are putting up 219.8 passing yards per game on offense this season (14th-ranked). Meanwhile, they are surrendering 200.9 passing yards per contest (eighth-ranked) on defense.
    • The Cowboys are putting up 135.2 rushing yards per contest on offense this season (ninth-ranked). Meanwhile, they are allowing 129.3 rushing yards per contest (22nd-ranked) on defense.
    • The Cowboys’ third-down offense has been paving the way for the team, as they rank fifth-best in the NFL with a 45.5% third-down conversion percentage. In terms of defense, they are ceding a 37.7% third-down rate, which ranks ninth.
    • The Cowboys rank 15th in the NFL with 5.6 yards per play on offense, and they rank seventh with 5.4 yards surrendered per play on defense.
    • The Cowboys have excelled in terms of turnovers, as the team’s turnover margin of +10 ranks second-best in the NFL, with 33 forced turnovers (first in league) and 23 turnovers committed (17th in league).

    Best Players for Cowboys

    • Dak Prescott: 2,860 PASS YDS / 238.3 YPG / 66.2% / 23 TD / 15 INT / 45 CAR / 182 RUSH YDS / 1 TD
    • Tony Pollard: 193 CAR / 1,007 YDS / 62.9 YPG / 9 TD / 39 REC / 371 YDS / 23.2 YPG / 3 TD
    • Ezekiel Elliott: 231 CAR / 876 YDS / 58.4 YPG / 12 TD / 17 REC / 92 YDS / 6.1 YPG / 0 TD
    • CeeDee Lamb: 107 REC / 1,359 YDS / 79.9 YPG / 9 TD
    • Dalton Schultz: 57 REC / 577 YDS / 38.5 YPG / 5 TD
    • Noah Brown: 43 REC / 555 YDS / 34.7 YPG / 3 TD
    • Micah Parsons: 65 TKL / 14 TFL / 13.5 SACK / 3 PD
    • Donovan Wilson: 99 TKL / 7 TFL / 5 SACK / 1 INT / 2 PD
    • Daron Bland: 52 TKL / 1 TFL / 5 INT / 7 PD
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