The San Francisco 49ers (5-4) play the New Orleans Saints (4-7) at Levi’s Stadium on 27th of November. A tally of five wins from nine games leaves the San Francisco 49ers with a divisional ranking of second in the NFC West, while the New Orleans Saints are third in the NFC South after collecting four victories out of a possible 11. The San Francisco 49ers are the big favorites to snatch the win on the moneyline. Considering how strongly the oddsmakers rate their chances against the New Orleans Saints, the home crowd will be anything but impressed if they somehow slip up at the Levi’s Stadium.
San Francisco 49ers VS New Orleans Saints Betting lines
San Francisco 49ers VS New Orleans Saints Betting expert picks
San Francisco 49ers VS New Orleans Saints Moneyline
We’re taking the San Francisco 49ers (-400) for the outright win on the moneyline. The 3-1 hosts seem to excel against NFC South opposition, having won five of their last ten matchups against teams from the division. Odds of -400 suggests they have a 80% chance of success. As for the New Orleans Saints, it’s been a tough time. The 4-7 visitors have lost three of their past five games, and with the oddsmakers pricing a road win at +320, it seems taking a home win is the way to go.
San Francisco 49ers VS New Orleans Saints Spread
The oddsmakers have the San Francisco 49ers (-110) pinned down as 8.5-point favorites against the New Orleans Saints, leaving the hosts as the clear-cut choice for the win. In the last 15 matchups in this series, the average points margin between these two sides was 9.4 points.
The San Francisco 49ers struggled to make home-field advantage count against the New Orleans Saints in their past five matchups, losing three times at the Levi’s Stadium by an average losing margin of 14.0 points. In their previous ten games, the San Francisco 49ers went 4-6 ATS overall and 3-2 ATS in the last five games at home.
New Orleans Saints, on the other hand, have failed to cover the spread in the last six matches they played on the road. In their past 10 matches overall, the away team went 4-6 ATS.
San Francisco 49ers VS New Orleans Saints Total
There was an average of 51.26 points scored in the previous 15 clashes between the San Francisco 49ers play the New Orleans Saints.
Take the over (-112) for this latest matchup between the San Francisco 49ers and the New Orleans Saints. The total has gone over in 11 of the past 15 times that these teams have locked horns, and we wouldn’t be surprised to see it go over again on Sunday.
The total has averaged 37.8 points in the San Francisco 49ers’ ten most recent games, as well as 44.2 points in their last five at home. Meanwhile, on the other side of the market, the total only went over in two of the last five home games for the San Francisco 49ers. They are 3-7 against the total across their last ten games, whether home or away.
As for the New Orleans Saints, the average total has been 46.3 points in the away team’s past ten matches and 45.0 points in the last five on the road. Against the total, the New Orleans Saints have gone over in two of the last five road matches and are 5-5 in the last ten overall.
San Francisco 49ers VS New Orleans Saints Betting trends
San Francisco 49ers Form
The San Francisco 49ers are 5-4 for the season and their latest match against the Los Angeles Chargers finished 22-16 in their favor, leaving them 5-5 across their past 10 games and 4-1 in the last five at home.
The San Francisco 49ers have punched above their weight in offense recently. From averaging 22.0 points for the season, the offense has put a solid 25.4 points on board in the last five matches alone. The defense, on the other hand, hasn’t been as effective in putting the brakes on opposing offenses of late. In the past five outings, 23.4 points have been lost on average. This is more than the home team usually gives up, having allowed a decent 18.1 points per game this season.
In the San Francisco 49ers, lies a potential dark horse in the Super Bowl race. This team made it to the NFC Championship game in the previous football season, ending up third in the NFC West standings to boot, and should be capable of at least making it to the playoffs once more this year.
New Orleans Saints Form
The New Orleans Saints snapped out of a two-match losing streak last time out by beating the Los Angeles Rams 27-20. The victory improved their record from the past ten games to 3-7. They are also 1-4 in the last five on the road.
The offense has performed to its usual standards of late, putting up 21.6 points in the last five matches, which is on par with the 22.6 points average the New Orleans Saints have achieved for this season. On the other side of the ball, the defense has been relatively average in the league recently. The visitors have given up 21.8 points in the previous five outings, which is more or less on par with the 24.3 points they’ve allowed per game over the course of the regular season.
In 2021, the New Orleans Saints came home in second place in the NFC South standings after going 9-8 across all games. The visitors naturally hope to go even better this season. However, like every other team in the NFL, sealing a spot in the playoffs during this regular season is the first and foremost priority for now.
San Francisco 49ers VS New Orleans Saints H2H history
The total went under 41.5 points in the most recent encounter between these two sides in November 2020. Bragging rights went to the New Orleans Saints, who beat the San Francisco 49ers 27-13 to take a road win at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. San Francisco 49ers claimed no less than six wins from 15 games against the New Orleans Saints and are favored by the bookies to extend their grip. The sportsbooks have the home win priced at -400 for a 80%, which suggests the hosts have an 87% winning chance of victory.
In their last 15 head-to-head games, the San Francisco 49ers managed 23.53 points on average per game, while the New Orleans Saints put 27.73 points on board.