The 49ers host the Cowboys for a high-profile showdown on Sunday Night Football, and we've got everything you need to know.
The Dallas Cowboys should have a bone to pick with the San Francisco 49ers right now. After all, the Niners have eliminated the Cowboys in the playoffs the last two postseasons in heartbreaking (or glorious) fashion, depending on which side of the heated rivalry you're on.
And while a regular-season win won't carry quite as much weight as an elimination game, Dallas has to hope going into Levi's Stadium and pulling off an upset over head coach Kyle Shanahan is in the cards.
San Francisco, meanwhile, has other plans.
As one of only two undefeated teams remaining, the 49ers will want to assert their dominance over the NFC by handling quarterback Dak Prescott and Co., sending them to a 3-2 record by the time Sunday Night Football is through.
With all of the country tuning into this primetime matchup between two teams that have never liked each other, Niner Noise breaks down everything you'll want to know to prepare yourself for kickoff.
49ers injury report vs. Cowboys, Week 5
it's somewhat strange thinking the Niners haven't dealt with a serious number of injuries this deep into the season, but Shanahan's squad has stayed relatively fortunate on the injury front.
In fact, only running back Elijah Mitchell (knee) has been ruled out.
Offensive lineman Jon Feliciano (concussion) is questionable, while wide receivers Deebo Samuel (ribs, knee) and Jauan Jennings (shin) have both been cleared after being limited in practice for part of the week.
49ers betting odds vs. Cowboys
The opening line declaring San Francisco as a 3.5-point home favorite hasn't moved, according to the oddsmakers at FanDuel.
The 49ers' moneyline is -180, while the Cowboys' moneyline is +152.
The over/under is 45.
Game odds refresh periodically and are subject to change.
What channel is the 49ers and Cowboys game on?
NBC holds the broadcasting rights to Sunday Night Football, and it'll be a nationally televised primetime game that kicks off on Sunday, Oct. 8 at 8:20 p.m. ET from Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California.
Mike Tirico will handle play-by-play duties, while Cris Collinsworth will do color commentary. Melissa Stark will be on the sidelines.
49ers vs. Cowboys live stream
For fans who aren't able to watch the game on television, fuboTV offers a free seven-day trial for first-time users to stream Sunday Night Football on preferred devices.
Additionally, fans can use NBC's Peacock streaming service to watch the game or visit NBC's website to watch live, too.
49ers next game and upcoming schedule
The 49ers' three-game homestand comes to a close after Sunday Night football, and the team will travel back east for Week 6 on the road against the Cleveland Browns.
Here are the next four games for the Niners:
- Week 6 @ Cleveland Browns: Sunday, Oct. 15 at 1 p.m. ET
- Week 7 @ Minnesota Vikings: Monday, Oct. 23 at 8:15 p.m. ET
- Week 8 vs. Cincinnati Bengals: Sunday, Oct. 29 at 4:25 p.m. ET
- Week 9: Bye
- Week 10 @ Jacksonville Jaguars: Sunday, Nov. 12 at 1 p.m. ET