The San Francisco 49ers are seeking to put themselves back into the NFC playoff hunt with a win against the New York Giants.
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The New York Giants suffered their fourth consecutive loss and fell to 3-6, and they allowed more than 30 points in their third consecutive game.
The Giants kept it close for most of the game as they were tied, 17-17, with the Seattle Seahawks in the fourth quarter before the Seahawks scored 21 unanswered points.
The running game continued to be shut down as Andre Williams was held to 33 yards and a touchdown on 13 carries, but Rashad Jennings will be returning from a sprained MCL injury.
Wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. continued to fill the void left by Victor Cruz as he caught seven passes for 108 yards against a vaunted Seahawks pass defense.
The Giants are hoping to snap their losing streak against the San Francisco 49ers, who saved their playoff hopes with an overtime win against the New Orleans Saints to improve to 5-4.
Quarterback Colin Kaepernick made a clutch play as he threw a 52-yard bomb that was caught by wide receiver Michael Crabtree to set up the tying field goal.
Running back Frank Gore ran for 81 yards and a touchdown, and he will be able to take advantage of a weak Giants run defense.
Prediction: 49ers 31, Giants 21