Cardinals vs. 49ers Player Props & Predictions – Sunday, Dec. 17

Nov 12, 2023; Jacksonville, Florida, USA; San Fransisco 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy (13) getting ready to throw the ball against the Jacksonville Jaguars in the third quarter at EverBank Stadium.
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The Cardinals host the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, Dec 17. This week 15 game is set for 4:05 ET and will be shown on CBS. San Francisco comes into this game as a 12-point favorite with the total set at 47.5. Keep reading to get our Cardinals vs. 49ers player props and predictions.

Cardinals VS. 49ers Odds

  • Spread: 49ers -12
  • Total 47.5

Game Info

  • Date: Sunday, Dec 17
  • Time: 4:05 ET
  • Location: State Farm Stadium, Glendale AZ
  • TV: CBS

49ers Betting Trends

  • Over their last five games, the 49ers have an over/under record of 2-3 and are 3-2 vs. the spread.
  • San Francisco has played well in their previous three road games, going 3-0 straight up. In this stretch, they averaged 35 points per game while allowing 11. The team also performed well vs the spread at 3-0.
  • As the betting favorite, the 49ers have an ATS record of 2-1 in their last three games. In these matchups, their straight-up record was 3-0.

Cardinals Betting Trends

  • In their last five games, the Cardinals have an over/under record of 5-0 and are 3-2 vs. the spread.
  • Across their ten previous home games, Arizona has an ATS mark of 4-6. Their straight-up record in these matchups was 1-9 while averaging 13 points per game.
  • In their last five games as the betting underdog, the Cardinals have a straight-up record of 2-3 and an ATS mark of 3-2.

Can San Francisco Grab a Win on the Road?

This season, the 49ers are 1st in the NFC-West on an overall record of 10-3. In non-conference games, their record is 2-2 while going 8-1 in NFC action. Taking a look at the 49ers’ scoring margin this season, it is currently at +13.5. This has resulted in an ATS record of 7-5-1.

The 49ers notched a victory in their previous game, defeating the Seahawks with a score of 28-16. Although they won the game, the 49ers failed to cover the spread against the Seahawks despite being favored by 14.5. The under hit in the 49ers’ most recent game, as the teams combined for 44 points. The line going into the game was 44.5.

In terms of offensive production, Brock Purdy finished with 368 passing yards with a completion rate of 70%. The 49ers ran the ball 23 times for 173 yards. The team’s third-down conversion rate was 6/11.

With a matchup against the Cardinals’ offense, the 49ers defense has allowed an average of 15.8 points per game so far. They currently are 1st in quarterback hits and are allowing 300.4 yards per contest.

Will Arizona Pull Through as the Underdog Home Team?

Through 13 games, the Cardinals have a record of 3-10. This mark has them 4th in the NFC-West and 15th in the NFC. Leading up to this week’s game, it’s worth mentioning that the Cardinals have been positioned as the underdog in all of their prior games. Their current ATS record stands at 7-6, accompanied by a scoring margin of -7.8.

In their most recent matchup, the Cardinals secured a win against the Steelers, with a final score of 24-10. Besides their outright victory, the Cardinals also covered the spread as 6-point underdogs. In their most recent game against Pittsburgh, the pre-game over/under line was set at 41, leading the under to hit with a combined total of 34 points.

On offense, the Cardinals finished with 282 yards against the Steelers. On third-down situations, the Cardinals had a 58.8% conversion rate. Notably, James Conner led the rushing attack with 105 yards, while Kyler Murray passed for 145 yards.

When it comes to yards allowed, the Cardinals rank 23rd in the league, conceding an average of 355.3 yards per contest. Arizona’s defense has allowed 25.5 points per game, which has them 26th in the NFL.

Cardinals vs. 49ers Player Prop

The passing yards prop for Arizona quarterback Kyler Murray is sitting at 209.5. According to the odds, there’s a 54% chance that he will exceed this mark, with an under payout of -116.

Murray has thrown for 864 yards on 130 attempts so far this season. His completion rate currently sits at 60.8%, and he maintains a passer rating of 81.7. Considering that San Francisco’s defense has been able to apply pressure up-front so far, I’m taking the under on Murray’s passing prop.

  • The Prop: Kyler Murray Under 209.5 Passing Yards (-116)

Cardinals VS. 49ers Predictions

Since the lines were initially posted, San Francisco has seen movement from -11 point favorites to their current line of -12.

Based on their solid defensive performance against Pittsburgh, I’m confident in rolling with Arizona as the best bet to cover the spread this week, especially with the line at +12 that could introduce a backdoor cover.

The Pick: Cardinals +12 | -110 at Fanduel Sportsbook