49ers vs Seahawks Predictions and Expert Picks for Week 8 NFL Game

San Francisco 49ers vs Seattle Seahawks predictions and expert picks for Week 8 NFL game.
San Francisco 49ers vs Seattle Seahawks predictions and expert picks for Week 8 NFL game. / Alika Jenner/Getty Images

MVP candidate Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks (5-1) look to bounce back in Week 8 as they host Jimmy Garoppolo and the San Francisco 49ers (4-3). The Seahawks are currently 2.5-point favorites, according to FanDuel Sportsbook, in this battle between NFC West divisional foes.

Let's see what the experts are predicting to happen in this Week 8 49ers-Seahawks showdown.

49ers vs Seahawks Picks Week 8

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 8 NFL odds.

CBS Sports: Seahawks (4), 49ers (2)
numberFire: Seahawks
Sporting News: Seahawks
Betting Favorite: Seahawks -2.5

Against the Spread:
CBS Sports: Seahawks (3), 49ers (3)
Sporting News: Seahawks

While the majority of the experts and analysts side with the home team to win this matchup, they are split on whether the Seahawks or 49ers will cover the spread. This could prove to be a pivotal game in an NFC West division where the difference between first and last place is currently just 1.5 games.

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