The San Francisco 49ers (0-1, 0-0 Home) welcome the Seattle Seahawks (1-0, 0-0 Away) at Levi’s Stadium on Sunday for their home opener. The 49ers are 8.5-point favorites, and the total is 41.Seattle is coming off a tight 17-16 win over the Denver Broncos at Lumen Field on Monday. Geno Smith was 23 of 28 for 195 yards and two touchdowns. Rashaad Penny ran 12 times for 60 yards. Colby Parkinson caught two passes for 43 yards and a touchdown. San Francisco lost 19-10 to the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field last Sunday. Trey Lance threw for 164 yards and an interception. Lance carried 13 times for 54 yards. Jauan Jennings caught four receptions for 62 yards.
The Seahawks won both games between the teams last season, including a 30-23 win in their last meeting in December, their fourth straight win against San Francisco. Russell Wilson threw two touchdowns for Seattle. Jimmy Garoppolo tossed two touchdowns for San Francisco, as George Kittle found the end zone twice.
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The Seahawks’ 17 points scored ranks 25th in the NFL, and they are facing a 49ers defense whose 19 points surrendered is 9th. Meanwhile, San Francisco is 27th in the league in scoring after putting up 10 points, and Seattle’s 16 points allowed ranks 7th.
SportsTips’ NFL Pick:
San Francisco 49ers (-450)
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