There is hope that with everyone healthy that the 49ers could return to the team that advanced to the Super Bowl two seasons ago. QB Jimmy Garoppolo will be pushed by first-round pick Trey Lance, but the offense should be very balanced with the stable of running backs powering the rushing attack along with Kittle as a receiving option. The defense should be back to its ferocious self with all of the pass rushers back on the field, and a stellar group of linebackers led by Fred Warner.
San Francisco 49ers Odds to Win the Super Bowl
Just two years removed from a Super Bowl appearance, the 49ers are again among the favorites to hoist the Lombardi Trophy. San Francisco opens the preseason as the fourth choice with Super Bowl odds of +1300 after being injury-plagued last season. The 49ers are the second choice in the NFC with +600 odds of representing the conference in the Super Bowl.
Betting San Francisco 49ers Futures
San Francisco’s NFL wins total prop bet is set at 10.5 wins. The 49ers will benefit from an easier schedule thanks to last season’s last-place finish. In addition to the six competitive games in the division, the 49ers have to face the NFC North and AFC South, which will present several very winnable games. San Francisco rounds out the schedule with games against the Falcons, Bengals, and Eagles, three games the 49ers will need to win if they want to hit double-digit victories.
San Francisco has one strong award candidate, defensive end Nick Bosa. Bosa has similar odds to be named Defensive Player of the Year as he does to be named Comeback Player of the Year. Bosa is an elite pass rusher, which is always a good formula to be named Defensive Player of the Year, especially with how good the 49ers defense should be. He is +1100 to be Defensive Player of the Year, but just +1000 to be Comeback Player of the Year despite some stiff competition in that category.