Dallas Cowboys vs. San Francisco 49ers NFL Playoffs Betting Tips and Best Bets

by | Jan 11, 2022

The bookmakers think this season’s NFC Wild Card Round game between the Dallas Cowboys and San Francisco 49ers will be a relatively close one, with the Cowboys favored by 3.5 points. AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas will host the matchup on January 16, 2022, starting at 4:30 PM ET. The over/under in the outing is set at 50 points.

Cowboys vs. 49ers Betting Line and Game Info

  • Game Day: Sunday, January 16, 2022
  • Game Time: 4:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: CBS
  • Location: Arlington, Texas
  • Stadium: AT&T Stadium
Cowboys vs 49ers Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite spread odds Underdog spread odds Total Over total odds Under total odds
Cowboys -3.5 102 -122 50 -119 -103

Cowboys vs. 49ers Best Bets

Prediction for Cowboys vs 49ers
Spread Pick Total Pick Predicted Score
Cowboys (-3.5) Under (50) Cowboys 29, 49ers 20

Dallas Cowboys Betting Tips

  • Dallas’ record against the spread is 13-4-0.
  • As 3.5-point favorites or more, the Cowboys are 10-3 against the spread.
  • This year, eight of Dallas’ 17 games have gone over the point total.
  • The Cowboys have scored 31.2 points per game this season, 9.7 more than the 49ers have given up.
  • When it meets or goes over what San Francisco gives up this season (21.5 points per game), Dallas is 9-3.
  • The Cowboys are accumulating 407 yards per game, 97 more than the 49ers are allowing (310). The Cowboys pick up 6.1 yards per play, while the 49ers give up 5.5.
  • In contests where the Dallas offense has totaled more than San Francisco’s average yard allowance this season (310) the Cowboys are 12-2.
  • Dallas Cowboys Leaders

  • Dak Prescott has thrown for 4,449 yards (261.7 ypg) to lead Dallas, completing 68.8% of his passes and collecting 37 touchdown passes compared to 10 interceptions this season.
  • The team’s top rusher, Ezekiel Elliott, has carried the ball 237 times for 1,002 yards (58.9 per game), scoring 10 times. He’s also caught 47 passes for 287 yards and two touchdowns.
  • CeeDee Lamb’s leads his squad with 1,102 yards as a receiver. He’s racked up that yardage on 79 receptions (out of 120 targets) and scored six touchdowns.
  • Randy Gregory has collected six sacks to lead the team, while also picking up four TFL, 19 tackles, and one interception.
  • Dallas’ top-tackler, Leighton Vander Esch, has 77 tackles, four TFL, one sack, and one interception this year.
  • Trevon Diggs has picked off a team-high 11 passes. He also has 52 tackles and 21 passes defended to his name.
  • Dallas Cowboys Season Stats

    Stat Average (Total) Rank
    Pass yards 291.9 (4963) 3
    Rush yards 124.6 (2119) 9
    Points scored 31.2 (530) 1
    Pass yards against 255.6 (4346) 21
    Rush yards against 112.8 (1918) 17
    Points allowed 21.1 (358) 9

    San Francisco 49ers Betting Tips

  • San Francisco has nine wins in 17 games against the spread this season.
  • The 49ers have won twice ATS (2-1) as a 3.5-point underdog or greater this year.
  • San Francisco has played 17 games this year, and eight of them have hit the over.
  • The 49ers, on average, are scoring four more points per game this year (25.1) than the Cowboys are allowing (21.1).
  • San Francisco is 9-2 overall when scoring more than 21.1 points this year.
  • The 49ers have a 24.7-yard advantage in total yards gained per game versus total yards allowed compared to the Cowboys (375.7 to 351). The 49ers are averaging 6.3 yards per play, while the Cowboys are giving up 5.8 per play.
  • In contests where the San Francisco offense has totaled more than Dallas’ average yard allowance this year (351), the 49ers are 7-3.
  • San Francisco 49ers Leaders

  • Jimmy Garoppolo has put up 3,810 passing yards, or 224.1 per game, so far this season. He has completed 68.3% of his passes and has collected 20 touchdowns with 12 interceptions.
  • Elijah Mitchell has rushed 207 times for 963 yards, with five touchdowns.
  • Nick Bosa paces the team with 15.5 sacks, and also has 21 TFL and 52 tackles.
  • San Francisco’s leading tackler, Fred Warner, has 137 tackles, seven TFL, and 0.5 sacks this year.
  • Jimmie Ward has picked off a team-high two passes. He also has 75 tackles, one TFL, and six passes defended to his name.
  • San Francisco 49ers Season Stats

    Stat Average (Total) Rank
    Pass yards 261 (4437) 12
    Rush yards 127.4 (2166) 7
    Points scored 25.1 (427) 12
    Pass yards against 227.9 (3874) 7
    Rush yards against 103.5 (1760) 7
    Points allowed 21.5 (365) 11

    Cowboys and 49ers Injuries

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