Two consecutive division leaders will face off when the San Francisco 49ers host the Miami Dolphins in a key NFL Week 13 game on Sunday at Levi’s Stadium. The Dolphins (8-3) entered the week tied with the Bills at the top of the AFC East. Miami has won five in a row, which is tied for the best active winning streak in the league. Last week, the Dolphins beat the lowly Texans, 30-15. Meanwhile, the 49ers (7-4) lead NFC West by one game over the Seahawks. San Francisco has won four straight and is coming off a 13-0 shutout against the Saints.
Kickoff is at 4:05 p.m. ET. San Francisco is a 4-point favorite in Caesars Sportsbook’s latest 49ers vs. Dolphins odds while the over/under for total runs scored is 45.5. Before making Dolphins vs. 49ers picks, you need to see NFL predictions and SportsLine projection model betting tips.
The model, which simulates every NFL game 10,000 times, has grown more than $7,000 for players to $100 on top NFL picks since its inception. The model enters Week 13 of the 2022 NFL season on an incredible 155-110 run on NFL’s top picks that dates back to the 2017 season.
The model has also ranked in the top 10 on NFLPickWatch four of the last six years on NFL direct picks and has beaten more than 94% of CBS Sports Football Pick’em players four times during that time. Anyone who followed him is upstairs.
Now, the model has focused on the 49ers vs. Dolphins and locked in its picks and NFL Week 13 predictions. You can only see model choices on SportsLine. Now, here are several NFL odds and betting lines for the Dolphins vs. 49ers:
- Difference 49ers vs Dolphins: San Francisco -4
- 49ers vs. Dolphins over/under: 45.5 points
- 49ers vs. Dolphins silver line: San Francisco -205, Miami +170
- SF: 49ers lead the league in rush defense (79.5 yards per game)
- MIA: Tua Tagovailoa leads the league in passer rating (115.7)
- 49ers pick vs. Dolphins: See picks here
Featured Game | San Francisco 49ers vs. Miami Dolphins
Why the 49ers can cover
San Francisco did a great job of stopping the run. The 49ers allow opponents to rush for just 79.5 yards per game, which is best in the league. Last week, they gave up just 63 yards on 22 attempts (average 2.9 yards) to the Saints.
Also, quarterback Jimmy Garappolo is on a roll. He has seven touchdown passes and no interceptions in his last four games, completing 72.3% of his passes. This season, he ranks fourth in the league in touchdown-to-interception ratio (4.0) and sixth in yards per attempt (7.8). See which team to choose here.
Why dolphins can cover
Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is having an NFL MVP-caliber season. The left-handed gunslinger is 8-1 as a starter. He has 11 touchdown passes and no interceptions in his last five games and leads the league in passer ratings (115.7).
Additionally, Bradley Chubb reinforced the pass rush. Since joining Miami via trade, Chub has 1.5 sacks, four quarterback hits and one forced fumble in 136 defensive snaps. He has seven sacks in total this season. See which team to choose here.
How to make choices between 49ers and Dolphins
Now the model has broken down the Dolphins against the 49ers from every angle. The model looks at total points, but it shows that one side of the gap is cashing in well over 50% of the simulations. You can see who it is and get the rest of the model’s NFL picks and analysis on SportsLine.
So who wins the Dolphins against the 49ers? And which team covers well over 50% of the time? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the Dolphins vs. 49ers spread you should jump to, all from the advanced model that costs well over $7,000, and find out.