Originally written on Tireball.com  |  Last updated 12/16/12
The San Francisco 49ers and New England Patriots will face one another in a highly anticipated game Sunday evening. Scheduled for a 8:20 pm EST kickoff the two teams will play on NBC. As they usually do, New England (10-3) is storming though the AFC but their match-up against San Francisco (9-3-1) figure to be a closely fought contest. What is the points spread in the 49ers and Patriots game? The Patriots are 4.5 point favorites against the 49ers. The over/under is set at 46.5 points. SF NE W-L 9-3-1 10-3 Avg Points 24.3 36.3 Avg Points Allowed 14.2 21.1 Home Record 5-1-1 5-1 Road Record 4-2 5-2 New England is running and throwing the ball on all cylinders. Their offense is far and away the most potent in terms of points. Defensively they have come together allowing 19 or fewer points in each of their last three wins. Tom Brady is on the verge of topping 4,000 yards passing and running back Stevan Ridley has already broken the 1,000 rushing yard mark. Brady ha...
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