49ers vs Ravens Prediction: Week 16 Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – December 25, 2023

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Two streaking teams will put their winning streaks on the line at Levi’s Stadium on Monday, December 25, 2023, when the San Francisco 49ers (11-3) try to prolong their six-game winning streak versus the Baltimore Ravens (11-3), who have claimed victory in four straight games.

49ers vs. Ravens Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 6.5 points, with oddsmakers listing the 49ers as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the 49ers have -325 odds to pick up the win, while the Ravens are listed at +260 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 47 points.

Game Info

How to Watch 49ers vs. Ravens Live?

  • Game Day: Monday, December 25, 2023
  • Game Time: 8:15 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ABC
  • Location: Santa Clara, California
  • Stadium: Levi’s Stadium

Betting Preview

49ers

The 49ers rank 10th in total defense this season (310.1 yards allowed per game), but they’ve been thriving on the other side of the ball, ranking second-best in the NFL with 402.6 total yards per game. The 49ers have been making things happen on both sides of the ball this season, as they rank second-best in scoring offense (30.4 points per game) and second-best in scoring defense (16.7 points allowed per game).

On offense, the 49ers have been a top-five unit in terms of passing yards, ranking second-best in the NFL by totaling 262.6 per game. They rank 14th on defense (220.6 passing yards allowed per game). The 49ers have been firing on all cylinders in the running game this season, as they rank fourth-best in rushing offense (139.9 rushing yards per game) and third-best in rushing defense (89.4 rushing yards allowed per game).

On offense, the 49ers have been a top-five unit in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking third-best in the NFL by averaging a 47.9% third-down conversion rate. They rank 22nd on defense (40% third-down conversion rate allowed). On offense, the 49ers have been a top-five unit in terms of yards per play, ranking best in the NFL by totaling 6.8 yards per play. They rank eighth on defense (5 yards per play allowed). The 49ers own the best turnover margin in the league at +13, forcing 25 turnovers (first in NFL) while turning it over 12 times (first in NFL).

Ravens

The Ravens have been a top-five unit on both offense and defense this season, as they rank fourth-best in total yards per game (374.1) and second-best in total yards surrendered per game (287.9). The Ravens have dominated on both sides of the ball this season, ranking fifth-best in points per game (27.4) and best in points allowed per game (16.1).

With 210.4 passing yards per game on offense, the Ravens rank 21st in the NFL. Defensively, they rank sixth, allowing 185.7 passing yards per contest. The Ravens’ run offense has been thriving, racking up 163.8 rushing yards per game (best) this season. Defensively, they rank 12th by surrendering 102.1 rushing yards per game.

The Ravens’ third-down defense has been leading the charge for the team, as they rank fifth-best in the NFL with a 35.4% third-down conversion rate allowed. In terms of offense, they are posting a 42.6% third-down rate, which ranks eighth. In terms of yards per play, the Ravens have been productive on both offense and defense this season — third-best in yards per play (5.8) and best in yards allowed per play (4.4). The Ravens have compiled 21 forced turnovers (16th in NFL) and committed 16 turnovers (eighth in NFL) this season for a +5 turnover margin that ranks eighth in the NFL.

49ers vs. Ravens Injury Report

49ers

Player Pos. Injury Status
Elijah Mitchell RB Knee Out
Randy Gregory OLB Illness Probable
Oren Burks LB Knee Out
Jauan Jennings WR Concussion Out
Samuel Womack CB Gameday inactive Out
Brandon Allen QB Gameday inactive Out

Ravens

Player Pos. Injury Status
Josh Johnson QB Gameday inactive Out
Jalyn Armour-Davis CB Concussion Out
Arthur Maulet CB Knee Out
Sam Mustipher C Gameday inactive Out
Damarion Williams CB Gameday inactive Out
Zay Flowers WR Foot Probable
Malik Cunningham QB Gameday inactive Out
Keaton Mitchell RB Knee Out
Malaesala Aumavae-Laulu OT Gameday inactive Out

49ers vs. Ravens Betting Analysis

49ers Betting Insights

The 49ers have put together an 8-6-0 record against the spread this season. The 49ers are 4-5 ATS when playing as at least 6.5-point favorites.

Games involving the 49ers have hit the over seven times this season.

Ravens Betting Insights

The Ravens have covered the spread in a game nine times this season (9-5-0).

This season, Ravens games have hit the over six times. The Ravens won the only game they’ve played as the underdog this season.

The Ravens have not entered a game this season as a bigger underdog on the moneyline than the +260 odds on them winning this game.

49ers vs. Ravens Against The Spread & Betting Records

49ers

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 43.7 43.9 43.6
Implied Team Total AVG 26.1 27.3 25.1
ATS Record 8-6-0 3-3-0 5-3-0
Over/Under Record 7-6-1 3-3-0 4-3-1
Moneyline Favorite Record 11-3 5-1 6-2
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-0 0-0 0-0

Ravens

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 43.3 43.1 43.4
Implied Team Total AVG 24.5 24.9 24.1
ATS Record 9-5-0 4-3-0 5-2-0
Over/Under Record 6-8-0 4-3-0 2-5-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 10-3 5-2 5-1
Moneyline Underdog Record 1-0 0-0 1-0

Players to Watch

49ers

  • Christian McCaffrey’s rushing output this season includes 1,292 yards (first in the NFL) and 13 TDs. He is averaging 92.3 yards per game and 5.3 per attempt (fourth in the NFL).
  • McCaffrey has been targeted 68 times in the passing game and has 57 catches (4.1 per game) for 509 yards (36.4 per game) and seven TDs.
  • Brock Purdy has 3,795 passing yards (fourth in the NFL), 29 touchdowns (second in the NFL) and seven interceptions this year. He has completed 69.8% of his passes, averaging 271.1 yards per game and 9.9 per attempt.
  • He has tacked on 138 rushing yards (9.9 per game) and two touchdowns on the ground.
  • Deebo Samuel has six touchdown catches this season, and has 49 receptions for 787 yards on 69 targets, while averaging 4.1 catches and 65.6 yards per game.
  • Brandon Aiyuk has racked up 1,090 receiving yards and six touchdowns with 59 catches on 86 targets. He is averaging 4.5 receptions and 83.8 yards per game.
  • On defense for the 49ers, Fred Warner has racked up 117 tackles, five TFL, three sacks, and four interceptions in 2023.
  • Nick Bosa has 46 tackles, 11 TFL, and 10 sacks this season.
  • Dre Greenlaw has put up 98 tackles, five TFL, and 1.5 sacks this year.
  • Charvarius Ward has four interceptions (fifth in the NFL) while tacking on 60 tackles, one TFL, and 22 passes defended.

Ravens

  • In 14 games played this year, Lamar Jackson has racked up 3,105 passing yards, while throwing 17 touchdowns against seven interceptions and completing 66.3% of his attempts.
  • On the ground, Jackson has added five rushing touchdowns and 741 rushing yards (first on the Ravens).
  • Gus Edwards has 663 rushing yards (second on the Ravens) and 11 rushing touchdowns, while averaging 47.4 yards per game and 4.1 per attempt (21st in the NFL).
  • Edwards also has 11 catches for 141 yards (seventh on the Ravens). He has been targeted 12 times and averages 10.1 yards per game.
  • So far this season, Zay Flowers has caught 65 passes for 680 receiving yards with three touchdowns in the passing game. He has been targeted 92 total times and is averaging 4.6 receptions per game through 14 games played.
  • Odell Beckham Jr. has 32 catches for 519 yards and three receiving touchdowns. He averages 2.7 yards per game in 12 games and has been targeted 60 times.
  • So far in 2023, Roquan Smith has recorded 143 tackles, five TFL, and 1.5 sacks through 14 games.
  • Patrick Queen’s stat sheet includes 112 tackles, eight TFL, 3.5 sacks, and three passes defended.
  • Justin Madubuike has 12 sacks (first on the Ravens) in addition to his 11 TFL and 45 tackles.
  • Kyle Hamilton has intercepted two passes in addition to 76 tackles, 10 TFL, three sacks, and 10 passes defended.

49ers vs. Ravens Predictions and Pick

Our pick to win this game is the 49ers, and we expect that 49ers will cover the spread (49ers -6.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 47 points.

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Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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