49ers vs. Dolphins odds, line: 2020 NFL picks, Week 5 predictions from proven model



The San Francisco 49ers will take on the Miami Dolphins at 4:05 p.m. ET on Sunday at Levi’s Stadium. San Francisco is 2-2 overall and 0-2 at home, while Miami is 1-3 overall and 1-1 on the road. San Francisco is favored by nine points in the latest 49ers vs. Dolphins odds from William Hill, and the over-under is set at 50.5. Before entering any 49ers vs. Dolphins picks, you’ll want to see the NFL predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The model, which simulates every NFL game 10,000 times, is up over $7,300 for $100 players on top-rated NFL picks since its inception five-plus years ago. It’s off to a strong 7-4 roll on top-rated NFL picks this season. The model enters Week 5 on an incredible 103-69 run on top-rated NFL picks that dates back to the 2017 season. 

The model ranked in the Top 10 on NFLPickWatch in three of the past four years on straight-up NFL picks and beat more than 95 percent of CBS Sports office pool players three times during that span. Anyone who has followed it is way up.

Now, the model has set its sights on Niners vs. Dolphins. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several NFL betting lines for Dolphins vs. Niners:

  • 49ers vs. Dolphins spread: 49ers -9
  • J49ers vs. Dolphins over-under: 50.5 points
  • 49ers vs. Dolphins money line: Miami +340, San Francisco -420

Why the 49ers can cover

The Niners lost 25-20 to the Philadelphia Eagles this past Sunday. George Kittle caught a career-high 15 passes for one TD and 183 yards. It was his ninth career 100-yard game. Kittle reached 3,000 receiving yards in his 47th career game, tied for third fastest among tight ends in NFL history. He has five-plus receptions in eight of his past nine games at home.

Jimmy Garoppolo, who has not played since Week 2 because of an ankle injury, could return this week. Raheem Mostert, who has also not played since Week 2 because of a knee issue, is listed as questionable. Jerick McKinnon had seven receptions and 97 scrimmage yards with a rushing TD last week. He is one of four NFL running backs with a TD in each of the first four games of season. McKinnon is aiming for his fourth game in row with 75-plus scrimmage yards.

What you need to know about the Dolphins

The Dolphins came up short against the Seattle Seahawks this past Sunday, 31-23. Miami’s only touchdown came on a rush from Ryan Fitzpatrick. He threw for 315 yards but had no TD passes and was intercepted twice. Fitzpatrick has four TD passes vs. five INTs this year. San Francisco enters the game with only three passing touchdowns allowed, which is the best in the league. 

DeVante Parker had a career-high 10 catches for a season-high 110 yards last week. He is one of three AFC wide receivers with 10-plus receiving TDs since 2019. Xavien Howard has an interception in two consecutive games. He has 14 career INTs, tied for the second most in the NFL since 2017.

How to make 49ers vs. Dolphins picks

The model has simulated 49ers vs. Dolphins 10,000 times and the results are in. It is under on the total, and it also says one side of the spread hits in 60 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Dolphins vs. Niners? And which side of the spread hits in 60 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the 49ers vs. Dolphins spread to jump on Sunday, all from the model that enters Week 5 of the NFL season on an incredible 103-69 roll. 

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