SAN FRANCISCO (10-2) at NEW ORLEANS (10-2)
Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox
OPENING LINE - Saints by 3
RECORD VS. SPREAD - 49ers 7-4-1; Saints 8-4
SERIES RECORD - 49ers lead 48-26-2
LAST MEETING - Saints beat 49ers 41-23, Nov. 6, 2016
LAST WEEK - 49ers lost to Ravens 20-17; Saints beat Falcons 26-18.
AP PRO32 RANKING - 49ers No. 3, Saints No. 4
49ERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (6), RUSH (2), PASS (16).
49ERNS DEFENSE - OVERALL (1), RUSH (22), PASS (1).
SAINTS OFFENSE - OVERALL (13), RUSH (17), PASS (9).
SAINTS DEFENSE - OVERALL (10), RUSH (3), PASS (17).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES — San Francisco clinches first playoff berth since 2013 with win and Rams loss. ... Niners are 2-2 in past four games. ... San Francisco's 45 sacks are most for franchise since 51 in 1998. ... San Francisco leads NFL with 17 forced fumbles. ... Niners allowing 134.3 net yards passing per game, fewest in NFL since Miami gave up 114.1 in strike-shortened 1982. ... RB Raheem Mostert's 143 yards rushing last week were most for 49ers player since Carlos Hyde had 193 vs. Jets in 2016. ... Mostert joins Matt Breida, Tevin Coleman with 100-yard games, marking second time since merger San Francisco had three players rush for 100 yards in game in same season. Also happened in 2005 when Frank Gore, Kevan Barlow, Maurice Hicks did it. ... Niners WR Deebo Samuel has TD catch in past two games and ranks second among rookies with 42 receptions and fourth with 564 yards receiving. ... San Francisco LB Fred Warner tied for league lead with 44 tackles over past four weeks. ... Niners have scored 45 points on opening possession of second half, second in NFL to 48 for Saints. ... Saints have won two of past three but lost last meeting in Superdome in 2014, 27-24. ... Saints clinched third straight NFC South title last week, seeking top playoff seed in NFC for second straight season. ... Saints are playoff team for eighth time since coach Sean Payton and QB Drew Brees joined club in 2006. ... Saints have won three straight and nine of last 10. ... DE Cameron Jordan had career high and tied franchise record with four sacks last week. He's one of two (Arizona's Chandler Jones) with at least 12 sacks in each of past three seasons. ... Reserve QB and utility player Taysom Hill had TD rushing and TD receiving in Week 13. ... WR Michael Thomas leads NFL with 110 receptions and 1,290 yards receiving. Aims for fifth straight outing at home with at least 10 receptions and 100 yards. RB Alvin Kamara has 100-plus scrimmage yards in two of past three at home. ... TE Jared Cook has TD catch in four of his past six games. ... DE Marcus Davenport had two sacks in Week 13, his second straight with at least one sack. ... Fantasy tip: Saints' Thomas has at least 10 receptions and 100 yards in each of past four games at home.
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