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    In the NFC Championship game of the NFL Playoffs, the San Francisco 49ers (12-5) and Detroit Lions (12-5) square off at Levi’s Stadium on Sunday, January 28, 2024.

    The 49ers have been clicking on all fronts this year, as they rank third-best in scoring offense (28.9 points per game) and third-best in scoring defense (17.5 points allowed per game). The Lions’ defense ranks 19th in the NFL with 336.1 total yards surrendered per game, but they’ve been carried by their offense, which ranks third-best by accumulating 394.8 total yards per contest.

    49ers vs. Lions Picks

    Game Info: 49ers vs. Lions

    • Game Day: Sunday, January 28, 2024
    • Game Time: 6:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: FOX
    • Location: Santa Clara, California
    • Stadium: Levi’s Stadium

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    Take a look at some betting trends and insights for San Francisco (-7) versus Detroit on Sunday. The over/under has been set at 51 points for this game.

    Game Trends for 49ers

    • The 49ers compiled a 9-8-0 record against the spread in the regular season, and their record in the playoffs is 0-1-0.
    • The 49ers are 5-6 ATS this season (regular season and playoffs) when playing as at least 7-point favorites.
    • A total of nine of the 49ers’ games in the regular season hit the over, and zero of one in the playoffs.

    Stats & Insights for 49ers

    • On offense, the 49ers have been a top-five unit, ranking second-best in the NFL by compiling 398.4 yards per game. They rank eighth on defense (303.9 yards allowed per game).
    • The 49ers have been thriving on both offense and defense, ranking third-best in scoring offense (28.9 points per game) and third-best in scoring defense (17.5 points allowed per game).
    • The 49ers have the 14th-ranked defense this year in terms of passing yards (214.2 allowed per game), and they’ve been better offensively, ranking fourth-best with 257.9 passing yards per game.
    • The 49ers have been shining on both sides of the ball in the running game, ranking third-best in rushing offense (140.5 rushing yards per game) and third-best in rushing defense (89.7 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • The 49ers rank 23rd in third-down defense this season (40.9% third-down percentage allowed), but they’ve been playing really well on offense, ranking fourth-best in the NFL with a 47.5% third-down percentage.
    • On the offensive side of the ball, the 49ers have been a top-five unit in terms of yards per play, ranking best in the NFL by compiling 6.8 yards per play. They rank eighth on defense (5.3 yards per play allowed).
    • The 49ers have forced 28 total turnovers (fifth in NFL) this season and have turned it over 18 times (sixth in NFL) for a turnover margin of +10, the fifth-best in the league.

    Best Players for 49ers

    • Christian McCaffrey: 272 CAR / 1,459 YDS / 91.2 YPG / 14 TD / 67 REC / 564 YDS / 35.3 YPG / 7 TD
    • Elijah Mitchell: 75 CAR / 281 YDS / 25.5 YPG / 2 TD / 6 REC / 14 YDS / 1.3 YPG / 0 TD
    • Brandon Aiyuk: 75 REC / 1,342 YDS / 83.9 YPG / 7 TD
    • George Kittle: 65 REC / 1,020 YDS / 63.8 YPG / 6 TD
    • Deebo Samuel: 60 REC / 892 YDS / 59.5 YPG / 7 TD
    • Fred Warner: 132 TKL / 6.0 TFL / 2.5 SACK / 4 INT / 11 PD

    Game Trends for Lions

    • The Lions won 12 games against the spread in the regular season, while failing to cover five times. In the playoffs, they have an ATS record of 1-1-0.
    • Lions games hit the over 11 out of 17 times in the regular season, and one of two postseason games have hit the over.

    Stats & Insights for Lions

    • The Lions’ offense has been excelling, accumulating 394.8 total yards per contest (third-best) this season. On defense, they rank 19th by surrendering 336.1 total yards per game.
    • The Lions’ defense ranks 23rd in the NFL with 23.2 points given up per game, but they’ve been carried by their offense, which ranks fifth-best by putting up 27.1 points per game.
    • The Lions’ pass defense ranks 27th in the NFL with 247.4 passing yards allowed per contest, but they’ve been carried by their offense, which ranks second-best by accumulating 258.9 passing yards per game.
    • Things have been going well for the Lions on both sides of the ball, as they are averaging 135.9 rushing yards per game (fifth-best) and ceding just 88.8 rushing yards per game (second-best).
    • The Lions are putting up a 41.5% third-down conversion rate on offense this season (10th-ranked). Meanwhile, they are giving up a 37.1% third-down rate (10th-ranked) on defense.
    • The Lions’ defense ranks 27th in the NFL with 5.9 yards given up per play, but they’ve been bolstered by their offense, which ranks third-best by accumulating 6.1 yards per play.
    • At 0, the Lions have the 16th-ranked turnover margin in the NFL, with 23 forced turnovers (18th in NFL) and 23 turnovers committed (19th in NFL).

    Best Players for Lions

    • David Montgomery: 219 CAR / 1,015 YDS / 72.5 YPG / 13 TD / 16 REC / 117 YDS / 8.4 YPG / 0 TD
    • Jahmyr Gibbs: 182 CAR / 945 YDS / 63.0 YPG / 10 TD / 52 REC / 316 YDS / 21.1 YPG / 1 TD
    • Amon-Ra St. Brown: 119 REC / 1,515 YDS / 94.7 YPG / 10 TD
    • Sam LaPorta: 86 REC / 889 YDS / 52.3 YPG / 10 TD
    • Josh Reynolds: 40 REC / 608 YDS / 38.0 YPG / 5 TD
    • Alex Anzalone: 129 TKL / 7.0 TFL / 3.0 SACK / 6 PD
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