The best game of Week 13, and one of the best of the NFL season, takes place in Baltimore as the San Francisco 49ers travel to Baltimore to take on the Ravens. Both of these teams have #1 seed aspirations in their conference and this game could go a long way in that race.
San Francisco enters Week 13 with a 10-1 record and the top seed in the NFC, but they are in a tight race for even their division title. The 49ers hold just a one game lead, and lose the head to head, over the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC West and also hold just a one game lead over the Seahawks and Saints for the top seed in the conference.
Baltimore enters play Sunday with a 9-2 record and hold a three game advantage in the AFC North. The Ravens are right on the heels of the New England Patriots for the top seed in the AFC as they are just one game back and hold the head to head advantage over the Pats.
Below is my best bet for the San Francisco 49ers at the Baltimore Ravens. All lines are from DraftKings Sportsbook
San Francisco 49ers at Baltimore Ravens (-4.5): O/U 46.5 points (-10/5/-115)
San Francisco came ready to play in their big Sunday Night Football matchup with the Green Bay Packers in Week 12. The 49ers jumped out to a 23-0 halftime lead and cruised to a 37-8 win over the NFC North leading Packers. That Packers game was the beginning of a brutal three game stretch that sees the 49ers head to Baltimore and New Orleans next. San Francisco is 5-0 on the road this season with impressive wins over Tampa and the Los Angeles Rams. The San Francisco 49ers are 6-4-1 against the spread and the under has hit in six of their 11 games this season.
The Baltimore Ravens got out to a 28-6 halftime lead and easily cruised to a road win over the Los Angeles Rams last Monday night. Lamar Jackson showed out and improved his MVP argument after doing it in all phases of the offense against the Rams. The Ravens have now won seven straight games overall and five straight games by double figures. John Harbaugh and his crew are 4-1 at home this season with a surprising loss to Cleveland, but two big wins over Houston and New England. Baltimore is 6-4-1 against the spread and the over has hit in seven of their 11 games this season.
Series History: San Francisco won the most recent meeting between these two, but it is Baltimore who leads the all-time series 4-2.
ATS Pick: I like Baltimore -4.5 on Sunday.
YTD NFL Results: 44-37