Arizona Cardinals vs. San Francisco 49ers
The Arizona Cardinals and the San Francisco 49ers will square off in Week 4 in a NFC West showdown. The Cardinals are last in the division with a 1-2 record and are coming off a 28-16 home victory over the Dallas Cowboys last Sunday. The 49ers are leading the division with a perfect 3-0 record as they were able to rack up a 30-12 home win on Thursday Night Football against the New York Giants.
Cardinals vs. 49ers Betting Odds
|Arizona Cardinals||+14 (-112)||O 44 (-112)||+600|
|San Francisco 49ers||-14 (-108)||U 44 (-108)||-900|
Cardinals vs. 49ers Game Details
Fixture: Arizona Cardinals vs. San Francisco 49ers
Date & Time: Sunday, October 1, 2023 @ 4:25 PM
Venue: Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California
Cardinals vs. 49ers Key Stats
The Arizona Cardinals are not expected to be that much of a threat this season but are tied for 12th with 24 points per game and 18th with 329.7 total yards per game. A huge reason has been the ability to run the football as they are sixth in the sport with 156.3 rushing yards per game. Running back James Conner has been has been doing very well as he has 51 carries for 266 yards (5.2 yards per attempt) with two rushing touchdowns while also having seven catches for 26 yards (3.7 yards per reception). With quarterback Joshua Dobbs doing enough as he has two touchdown passes and zero interceptions so far. If they can continue to move the chains on third down, they will be in a great position to continue winning games.
The defense for Arizona has been doing a decent job as they are 16th with 22.3 points given up and 26th in the NFL with 367.7 total yards per game. They are doing a good job at applying pressure as they have recorded 11 sacks, three interceptions, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries. Linebacker Dennis Gardeck has been dominating as he has three sacks, four tackles for loss and a forced fumble. They need to improve on forcing special teams on the field as teams are 20-of-40 on third down tries so that will be a huge plus to a young team going forward to gain some more confidence.
San Francisco 49ers
The San Francisco 49ers have been one of the best offensive teams in the NFL as they are averaging 30 points (3rd in football) with 399 total yards per game (fourth in NFL). Quarterback Brock Purdy has been doing very well as he is second in the sport with a 78.8 QBR with 736 passing yards as he has four touchdowns and zero interceptions. They have dominated on the ground as running back Christian McCaffrey has been a star to begin the year. CMC has 60 rushes for 353 yards (5.9 yards per attempt) with three rushing touchdowns while having 11 receptions for 70 yards (6.4 yards per catch). This offense has the ability to be the best in football and has an incredible amount of talent on this side of the ball.
Their defense has also been nothing short of phenomenal as they are fifth in the NFL giving up 14 points on 258.3 total yards per game, which is third in the sport. They have recorded eight sacks and are tied with the Cowboys for second with five total interceptions. Defensive end Drake Jackson has been doing well as he recorded three sacks, two tackles for loss and a pass deflection. They are 15-of-41 (36.59 percent) at defending on third down so this will be a great chance to continue flexing their muscles as one of the best teams in the sport.
Arizona Cardinals vs. San Francisco 49ers Betting Trends
- Brock Purdy is 10-1 (8-3 ATS) as a starting quarterback
- Joshua Dobbs is 1-4 (4-1 ATS) as a starting quarterback
- Cardinals are 8-4 ATS in their last 12 games in non-Kyler Murray starts
- 49ers are 7-1 ATS in their last eight games vs. NFC West opponents