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49ers vs Patriots Predictions and Expert Picks for Week 7 NFL Game

By michael obermuller
49ers vs Patriots predictions and expert picks for NFL Week 7.
49ers vs Patriots predictions and expert picks for NFL Week 7. / Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images

Jimmy Garoppolo returns to Gillette Stadium in Week 7 as the visiting San Francisco 49ers face off against the New England Patriots.

Let's see what some industry experts are predicting will happen in this one.

49ers vs Patriots Picks Week 7

CBS Sports picks are from their panel of experts, numberFire picks are from their NFL game projections, Sporting News picks are from Vinnie Iyer, and betting favorites are from FanDuel Sportsbook's Week 7 NFL odds.

CBS Sports: Patriots (5), 49ers (2)
numberFire: Patriots
Sporting News: 49ers
Betting Favorite: Patriots -1.5

Against the Spread:
CBS Sports: Patriots (5), 49ers (2)
Sporting News: 49ers

This matchup showcases two top franchises from 2019 who have both faced adversity in 2020. Most of the experts side with the home team in New England, but a couple of the writers see this as a great upset spot for the 49ers.

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Michael Obermuller is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Michael Obermuller also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username king_mizzard. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.