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2022 NFL playoff odds, picks, line: 49ers vs. Cowboys prediction, Wild Card bets from expert who’s 9-0

Orignally published on 2022-01-14 19:18:32 by www.cbssports.com

The Dallas Cowboys (12-5) will host the San Francisco 49ers (10-7) on Sunday in the Wild Card round of the 2022 NFL playoffs. Dallas won five of its last six games to end the regular season. In Week 18, the Cowboys blew out the Philadelphia Eagles, 51-26. San Francisco is one of the hottest teams in the league heading into NFL Wild Card Weekend 2022. The 49ers overcame a 17-point deficit in Week 18 to defeat the Los Angeles Rams in overtime. 

Kickoff from AT&T Stadium in Dallas is set for 4:30 p.m. ET. Dallas is a three-point favorite and the over-under for total points scored is 51 in the latest 49ers vs. Cowboys odds from Caesars Sportsbook. Before locking in any Cowboys vs. 49ers picks, you need to see what SportsLine’s resident 49ers expert, Micah Roberts, has to say.

Roberts has worked in the Las Vegas sportsbook industry for 20-plus years, including a 13-year run as Station Casinos’ book director. He is 7-4 against the spread in his last 11 NFL picks, for a profit of $265. 

In addition, Roberts has gone an astounding 9-0 in his last nine picks involving San Francisco. Anyone who has followed him is way up. 

Now, Roberts has locked in on 49ers vs. Cowboys from every angle and released a confident against-the-spread pick. You can only see his 49ers vs. Cowboys pick at SportsLine. Here are several NFL Playoff odds and Wild Card betting lines for 49ers vs. Cowboys: 

  • 49ers vs. Cowboys spread: Dallas -3 
  • 49ers vs. Cowboys over-under: 51 points 
  • 49ers vs. Cowboys money line: Dallas -160, San Francisco +140
  • DAL: Cowboys are 5-1 ATS in their last six games as favorites
  • SF: 49ers are 7-0 ATS in their last seven games in January

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Why the 49ers can cover

San Francisco rolls into this contest as one of the hottest teams in the NFL. The 49ers have won seven of their last nine games, scoring at least 30 points in four of the last nine games. Even though San Francisco didn’t put up 30 points in its last matchup, the Niners showed plenty of resilience in their comeback victory. The 49ers were down 17-0 to the Los Angeles Rams before storming back to win and punch their playoff ticket.

San Francisco finished with 449 total yards of offense. Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo went 23-of-32 for 316 yards with one passing touchdown. With under two minutes left in the fourth quarter, Garoppolo led San Francisco on a five-play, 88-yard drive to tie the game and force overtime. The Eastern Illinois product delivered a 14-yard strike to receiver Jauan Jennings, who walked into the end zone for the game-tying score. Receiver Brandon Aiyuk led the team with six receptions for 107 yards. 

Why the Cowboys can cover

Quarterback Dak Prescott finished the year seventh in passing yards (4,449), tfourth in passing touchdowns (37), and ninth in QBR (54.9). Prescott has tossed for more than 300 yards in five games. The Mississippi State product ended the regular season on a high note. Prescott went 21-of-27 for 295 yards with a career-high five passing touchdowns. 

Dallas has one of the top 1-2 combos in the league at receiver with CeeDee Lamb and Amari Cooper. Lamb hauled in a team-high 79 passes for 1,102 yards and six scores. The 2020 first-round pick had three games with more than 100 yards receiving. Cooper was second on the team with 865 yards on 68 grabs while securing eight touchdowns. The Alabama product reeled in two touchdown passes over the final three weeks of the season. 

How to make 49ers vs. Cowboys picks

Roberts has analyzed this matchup and while we can tell you he’s leaning Over on the point total, he has also discovered a crucial X-factor that makes one side of the spread a must-back. He’s only sharing what it is and which side of the Cowboys vs. 49ers spread to back at SportsLine.

Who wins Cowboys vs. 49ers on NFL Wild Card Weekend 2022? And what critical X-factor makes one side of the spread a must-back? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the Cowboys vs. 49ers spread to jump on, all from the NFL expert who’s 9-0 on picks involving the 49ers, and find out. 

Orignally published on 2022-01-14 19:18:32 by www.cbssports.com

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