Seahawks vs 49ers Expert Picks & Predictions for Week 2 NFL Game
The 2022 NFL season is finally here and the Week 2 schedule is chock full of exciting showdowns. One of the most anticipated matchups of the week is a tilt between two NFC West rivals as the Seattle Seahawks visit the San Francisco 49ers.
Momentum is on the Seahawks' side after spoiling Russell Wilson's homecoming, walking out of Week 1 with the 17-16 victory over the Denver Broncos. The 49ers weren't as fortunate in their season opener, falling short, 19-10, to the Chicago Bears.
The Seahawks have had tremendous success against their rivals lately, winning 17 of the last 20 meetings against the 49ers. Considering how Seattle has also won each of the last four matchups, does San Francisco have what it takes to reverse its fortunes?
Here's what projection models and experts across the industry have to say about the Seahawks vs 49ers Week 2 matchup.
Seahawks vs 49ers Projections
ESPN FPI: 49ers (72.8%)
numberFire: 49ers (60.7%)
FiveThirtyEight: 49ers (69%)
Betting Favorite: 49ers (-8.5)
Projected Winner: 49ers (4)
Seahawks vs 49ers Expert Picks
ESPN Experts: 49ers (7), Seahawks (3)
Sports Illustrated Experts: 49ers (5)
CBS Sports Experts: Seahawks (5), 49ers (2)
Expert Totals: 49ers (14), Seahawks (8)
Even though the Seahawks have had the better of the 49ers, their luck is projected to run out. In addition to all four projections pointing to a San Francisco win, 63.6% of experts also side with the 49ers.
Meanwhile, the Seahawks' best shot at winning comes at 39.3% on numberFire.
Although unfavorable weather could play a factor in the final result, all signs point to the 49ers winning on Sunday.
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