San Francisco 49ers odds, season predictions and best NFL futures bets Guide 2023

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Welcome to The Bet Club NFL San Francisco 49ers betting guide for 2023.

With a fervent determination to seize the pinnacle of the Super Bowl, the San Francisco 49ers went all out in 2022. The strategic acquisition of running back Christian McCaffrey during the heart of the season exemplified their commitment to victory. Despite their resolute efforts, their aspirations fell shy as they faced defeat against Philadelphia in the NFC Championship. A lack of healthy quarterbacks in the latter half of the game adds a layer of uncertainty – a tantalizing glimpse into the realm of “what-ifs.” Yet, their narrative continues, etching a tale of unfinished business that now propels them into the horizon of 2023. Once more, the stage is set for the 49ers, offering a promising avenue to pursue their championship dreams.

As we delve into the realm of anticipation, let’s cast a discerning eye on the odds and optimal wagers aligned with the journey of the San Francisco 49ers in this unfolding year.

San Francisco 49ers breakdown 

2022 record: 13-4 

2022 ATS record: 11-6 

2022 O/U record: 9-8 

Key players in: Javon Hargrave (DT), Sam Darnold (QB), Isaiah Oliver (CB), Jon Feliciano (C), Clelin Ferrell (DE) 

Key players out: Mike McGlinchey (OT), Jimmy Garoppolo (QB), Charles Omenihu (DE), Samson Ebukam (DE), Jimmie Ward (S), Azeez Al-Shaair (LB) 

2023 NFL Draft class: Ji’Ayir Brown (S), Jake Moody (K), Cameron Latu (TE), Darrell Luter Jr. (CB), Robert Beal Jr. (DE), Dee Winters (LB), Brayden Willis (TE), Ronnie Bell (WR), Jalen Graham (LB)

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San Francisco 49ers 2023 NFL season odds

Pursuit of Super Bowl Victory: San Francisco 49ers’ Odds

The 49ers stand at +1000 for triumph in Super Bowl LVIII. This positions them as the fourth favored contender, trailing the Chiefs, Eagles, and Bills.

Venturing into NFC Championship: A Glimpse of Odds

Embarking on the NFC Championship, San Francisco holds odds of +400 to secure victory. A commendable second place, with Philadelphia taking the lead at +250.

NFC West Dominance: Unveiling the Oddscape

Gazing at the NFC West battleground, the 49ers command attention with odds at -160. They stand as prime favorites, leading ahead of the Seahawks (+195), Rams (+1000), and Cardinals (+2500).

The Quest for Wins: Numerical Odyssey

The 49ers’ winning ambition hovers at 10.5 games, with a favoring of the over at -145, while the under entices at +125 odds. Moreover, the elusive exact records of 11-5 and 12-4 both tantalize at +500 odds.

San Francisco 49ers 2023 schedule

Week 1: at Pittsburgh Steelers 

Week 2: at Los Angeles Rams

Week 3: vs New York Giants (Thursday)

Week 4: vs Arizona Cardinals

Week 5: vs Dallas Cowboys

Week 6: at Cleveland Browns

Week 7: at Minnesota Vikings (Monday)

Week 8: vs Cincinnati Bengals

Week 9: BYE 

Week 10: at Jacksonville Jaguars 

Week 11: vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers 

Week 12: at Seattle Seahawks (Thursday)

Week 13: at Philadelphia Eagles 

Week 14: vs Seattle Seahawks

Week 15: at Arizona Cardinals 

Week 16: vs Baltimore Ravens (Monday)

Week 17: at Washington Commanders 

Week 18: vs Los Angeles Rams 

We’ll have NFL picks for EVERY matchup of the 2023 season 

Recalling the San Francisco 49ers’ 2022 Journey

A retrospective glance at the 2022 endeavors of the 49ers unveils a remarkable narrative. Following the acquisition of McCaffrey, they surged to a notable 10-1 record during the regular season. Amid this triumphant march, their solitary defeat came at the hands of the eventual Super Bowl champions, the Chiefs. This setback merely ignited their resolve, as they embarked on a streak of double-digit victories.

Stepping into the post-season realm, the 49ers exhibited prowess by vanquishing Seattle and Dallas in the opening rounds of the playoffs. However, their aspirations encountered a cataclysmic halt as they ventured into the NFC Championship. Plagued by the unfortunate injuries sustained by quarterbacks Brock Purdy and Josh Johnson, San Francisco’s passing yardage dwindled to a mere 83 during a disheartening 31-7 defeat. It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to assert that this encounter marked a nadir in the annals of football’s conference championship history.

Forecasting the San Francisco 49ers’ Path in the 2023 NFL Season

It’s evident that the dawn of this season ignites an insatiable hunger within San Francisco’s ranks. The bitter aftertaste of last year’s culmination undoubtedly lingers. Possessing a wealth of skill, the 49ers were tantalisingly close to seizing victory, yet the scourge of injuries foiled their aspirations. With the imperative of sustained well-being this time around, the path to grasp the coveted Lombardi Trophy appears unobstructed.

Here are a couple of predictions for the San Francisco 49ers in this upcoming season

Best bet: Christian McCaffrey to win NFL Offensive Player of the Year (+1500)

Had the 49ers’ win projection been 11.5 instead of the current 10.5, our underdog bet would be resolute. Under 10.5, however, doesn’t stir the same enthusiasm, leaving us scouting alternative options. Enter Christian McCaffrey, a compelling contender for the Offensive Player of the Year award at +1500 odds, trailing Justin Jefferson and Ja’Marr Chase. McCaffrey’s transition into the new offensive scheme showed promise, amassing 7 touchdowns and 100+ yards in 3 of his last 5 games. Bolstered by 85 catches for 741 yards last season, he stands poised to shine in a quarterback-thin offense for San Francisco in 2023.

San Francisco 49ers’ Season Projection

While our optimism for this team isn’t through the roof, given the league’s heavy reliance on quarterbacks, doubts linger around Brock Purdy, Trey Lance, and Sam Darnold. Nevertheless, the 49ers possess the ingredients for success, including McCaffrey, Deebo Samuel, George Kittle, and a formidable defense. The schedule’s lack of formidable challenges, with the Eagles as the primary hurdle, bodes well. We foresee San Francisco reaching the 11-win mark, and at +500 odds, this projection arguably boasts the most alluring value. 

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