San Francisco 49ers-Green Bay Packers Preview: Five Things to Watch Out For

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The San Francisco 49ers travel to Lambeau Field to take on the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Wild Card round of the 2013 NFL Playoffs. This will mark the 49ers’ 39th playoff game in team history.

San Francisco and Green Bay faced off in Week 1, with Niners winning, 34-28, at Candlestick Park. This will be the seventh postseason game between the 49ers and Packers, with Green Bay holding a 4-2 edge in the all-time series.

49ers Wild Card Playoff History

Wild Card Playoff Games: 5

49ers Record: 3-2 (Home: 3-0/ Away: 0-2)

First Game: Giants win 17-3 at NYG (12/29/85)

Last Game: 49ers win 39-38 vs. NYG (1/5/03)

Current Streak: Won 1

Longest SF Win Streak: 2 (12/29/96 – 1/3/99)

Last SF Home Win: 49ers win 39-38 vs. NYG (1/5/03)

Last SF Home Loss: None

Last SF Road Win: None

Last SF Road Loss: Packers win 25-15 at GB (1/13/02)

Most SF Points: 39; 49ers win 39-38 vs. NYG (1/5/03)

Most Opp. Points: 38; 49ers win 39-38 vs. NYG (1/5/03)

Total SF Points: 101

Total Opp. Points: 107

Average SF Points: 20.2

Average Opp. Points: 21.4

Largest SF Win: 14; 49ers win 14-0 vs. Phi. (12/29/96)

Largest Opp. Win: 14; Giants win 17-3 at NYG (12/29/85)

49ers Wild Card Results

Season | (Date) | W/L | Score | Site

1985 (12/29) L New York Giants 17, San Francisco 3 NYG

1996 (12/29) W San Francisco 14, Philadelphia 0 SF

1998 (1/3) W San Francisco 30, Green Bay 27 SF

2001 (1/13) L Green Bay 25, San Francisco 15 GB

2002 (1/5) W San Francisco 39, New York Giants 38 SF

Here are five things to watch out for in the game between the 49ers and Packers:

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