The Philadelphia Eagles need a win over the visiting San Francisco 49ers on Sunday to make their first NFL title since the Nick Foles-led Eagles squad defeated the Patriots in 2018 in Super Bowl 52.
Pennsylvania Sportsbooks Place Eagles as 2.5-point favorites over visiting Niners
- Eagles favored by 2.5 points against the 49ers in the NFC title game
- Eagles broke their four-game ATS losing streak with a 31-point playoff win over the Giants
- The 49ers own a 12-game winning streak, going 10-2 ATS during that run
Eagles Game Notes
San Francisco 49ers at Philadelphia Eagles (-2.5)
Sunday January 29th at 3:00 EST
After finishing as the 2-seed in the NFC, the 49ers have beaten the Seahawks and Cowboys at home in the playoffs, covering the spread in both contests. The Niners won an ugly game against Dallas in the Divisional Round, grinding out a 19-12 win.
All eyes on Sunday will be on rookie QB Brock Purdy as the Niners signal caller boasts a 7-0 record as a starter.
The Eagles jumped out to a commanding lead on Sunday against the New York Giants, ending their Cinderella run in the NFC Playoffs. After scoring 28 points in the first half, the Eagles cruised over the Giants in a 38-7 win.
Although QB Jalen Hurts admitted that he won’t be 100% the rest of the way due to his injured throwing shoulder, the Eagles’ ground game picked up the slack, running for 268 yards in the win.
Eagles Look to Break 49ers’ 12-Game Winning Streak
49ers vs. Eagles Betting Notes
45.5 Over/Under Point Total
Moneyline: Eagles (-146), 49ers (+124)
Regarding the public reactions to the early betting lines this week, bettors have found value in Philly by flooding Pennsylvania online sports betting companies, such as FanDuel and DraftKings, with wagers on the Eagles.
With Hurts under center, the Eagles have been virtually unbeatable, posting a 14-1 record this season. As home favorites, Philadelphia has covered the spread in seven of ten contests.
The Niners are hoping for Purdy to be the first-ever rookie quarterback to make the Super Bowl in NFL history.
Also, since bringing in All-Pro RB Christian McCaffery from the Carolina Panthers, the 49ers have yet to lose a game, going 12-0 with the Stanford grad in the backfield. San Francisco is 10-2 against the spread since acquiring McCaffery.
The Eagles have gone over the point total in six of 10 home games, while San Francisco has reached the over in just three of seven road games in 2022.
One of the top wagers catching the eye of Pennsylvania bettors includes Any Time Touchdown Scorer as Miles Sanders (+120), Jalen Hurts (+140), and A.J. Brown (+150) top the list for the Eagles to score a TD during Sunday’s game.
7-3 ATS as a home favorite
6-7 ATS against NFC teams
9-5 ATS coming off a win
ATS as a road underdog
12-2 ATS against NFC teams
10-4 ATS coming off a win
Derek Blake is a freelance writer that has covered the expansion of legal sports betting in America and the regional casino business for several well-known industry websites. During his writing career, he has written profiles on dozens of athletes and focused on the collision of sports and politics.