The San Francisco 49ers and the Arizona Cardinals will face off in an NFC West clash at 4:25 p.m. ET on Sunday at Levi's Stadium. The Niners are 3-4 overall and 0-3 at home, while Arizona is 7-1 overall and 4-0 on the road. San Francisco beat the Chicago Bears last Sunday, 33-22. Arizona took a 24-21 loss against the Green Bay Packers in Week 8.
The Cardinals have won two of the last three games between the teams. San Francisco is favored by 2.5 points in the latest 49ers vs. Cardinals odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 45.5. Before entering any Cardinals vs. 49ers picks, you'll want to see the NFL predictions from the model at SportsLine.
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- 49ers vs. Cardinals spread: Cardinals -2.5
- 49ers vs. Cardinals over-under: 45.5 points
What you need to know about the 49ers
Elijah Mitchell rushed for 137 yards and a TD on 18 carries against the Bears. Mitchell (ribs) is questionable for Sunday's game against Arizona. Deebo Samuel had six receptions for 171 yards and became the first 49er in 19 years to record three 150-yard receiving outings in a season.
George Kittle (calf) has been activated from injured reserve and will play for the first time since Week 5. Dee Ford (back) is questionable. Jeff Wilson Jr. (knee) may also be activated from injured reserve for Sunday's game.
What you need to know about the Cardinals
Kyler Murray threw an interception in the end zone with 12 seconds remaining in the Week 8 loss to Green Bay. Murray injured his ankle in the defeat and is a game-time decision for Week 9. DeAndre Hopkins (hamstring) will also be a game-time decision. A.J. Green (health and safety protocols) is out.
James Conner rushed for two TDs in a game for the third time this season last week. Chase Edmonds is averaging 92.5 scrimmage yards in four road games this season. Chandler Jones has four sacks and seven tackles for a loss in five career games at San Francisco.
How to make 49ers vs. Cardinals picks
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