A NFC West rivalry will be the nation’s collective nightcap for the 2014 Thanksgiving Day NFL schedule this year. The Seahawks vs 49ers rivalry might not have the history as the others in the NFL, but it sure has oozes hatred over the last few years.
— San Francisco 49ers (@49ers) November 25, 2014
Whether it be the battle between two young quarterbacks who play a similar style, the longstanding animosity between the head coaches that was lit in their college days, or the infamous exchange between Seahawks CB Richard Sherman and 49ers WR Michael Crabtree from last season.
The NFL oddsmakers have the Thanksgiving Day betting odds for this game set at a pick with the game total at a bunker busting 40.
Matchup: Seattle Seahawks vs San Francisco 49ers
Date: Nov. 27, 2014
Start Time: 8:30 p.m. ET
Location: Santa Clara, California
Stadium: Levi’s Stadium
TV Info: NBC
Streaming Info: NBCsports.com
Radio: Seattle Vs San Francisco
Point Spread: PK
Game Total: 40
Analyzing The Seattle Vs San Francisco NFL Thanksgiving Day Odds
Seattle has stormed back after being written off by winning four of their last five games, including a convincing 19-3 victory over the league leading Arizona Cardinals, on Sunday. The Seahawks have the 12th best offense in the NFL, with a very singular goal. Run the ball!
— Seattle Seahawks (@Seahawks) November 25, 2014
The Seahawks have the best rushing unit averaging 169.6 yards per game on the ground, but third worst passing offense with 189.7 yards per contest. QB Russell Wilson has thrown 2230 yards, 14 TDs & 5 INTs with a 93 passer rating. Seattle’s success on the ground is a combination of RB Marshawn Lynch, who has recorded 852 yards & 9 TDs on 192 attempts, and Wilson, who despite being the quarterback has rushed for 644 yards & 4 TDs. After losing Golden Tate during the offseason and dumping Percy Harvin in Newark, WR Doug Baldwin leads all team’s receivers with 491 yards, & 2 TDs.
The Seahawks rely heavily on their defense that’s allowing 19.8 points, 296.8 yards, and they’ve forced 16 sacks and 15 turnovers. They have won 20 of their last regular season 26 games when allowing 30 or less points.
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The San Francisco 49ers have the 18th ranked total offense in the league averaging 340.0 yards per game and 20.7 points and they are coming off a hard fought 17-13 win over Washington. The 49ers offense is the 24th passing the ball and the 11th rushing. QB Colin Kaepernick has 214 passes of his 347 for 2615 yards, 15 TDs & 6 INTs. WR Anquan Boldin has 65 receptions, 825 yards, & 4 TDs and WR Michael Crabtree follows him with 567 yards & 4 TDs. RB Fran Gore has 171 rushing attempts for 684 yards but only 2 TDs.
The 49ers total defense is the second best in the league; 2nd best against the pass and rank 7th stopping the run. San Fran has 22 takeaways this season; third best in the NFL, only behind the Houston Texans and the Green Bay Packers.
Seattle is 4-1 SU in its last five games, 12-6 SU in its last 18 games on the road, 2-5 ATS in its last seven games and 1-4 ATS in its last five games on the road. The total has gone OVER in 5 of Seattle’s last seven games and 4 of Seattle’s last six games on the road.
San Francisco is 6-2 SU in its last eight games, 6-2 SU in its last eight games at home, and 1-6 ATS in its last seven games at home. The total has gone UNDER in 10 of San Francisco’s last 14 games.