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49ers vs. Raiders 2014: All about keeping playoff hopes alive

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The San Francisco 49ers travel to face the Oakland Raiders in Week 14, looking to keep their playoff hopes alive. The 49ers are an 8.5-point favorite, and look to bounce back from an ugly Thanksgiving loss to Seattle.. We've got all the nuts and bolts for the game, as well as an open thread for discussion.

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The San Francisco 49ers are back in action against the Oakland Raiders after a ten day layoff. The 49ers lost an ugly one on Thanksgiving to the Seattle Seahawks, and look to rebound against their Bay Area rivals. The 49ers are 7-5, and looking to keep their playoff hopes alive. The Raiders are 1-11, and looking to figure out what they have heading into 2015.

The game kicks off at 1:25 p.m. PT on FOX, and will feature fairly limited coverage. Northern California down to Bakersfield gets the game, as well as Reno and the rest of the northwestern Nevada. The 49ers are an eight point favorite on the road. The 49ers are 11-3-2 ATS in their last 16 road games, so we'll see if they can built on that. The 49ers have struggled much of this season to get anything going on offense, but this might be a game where the defense can do more than enough to take care of business. Look for the Raiders to try and establish the run with Latavius Murray, but the 49ers best chances to do damage will come when Derek Carr drops back to pass.

49ers inactives: QB Josh Johnson, WR Brandon Lloyd, DT Glenn Dorsey, CB Tramaine Brock, OT Anthony Davis, TE Vance McDonald, S Raymond Ventrone

Raiders inactives: QB Matt McGloin, WR Denarius Moore, CB Neiko Thorpe, G Tony Bergstrom, T Menelik Watson, TE Brian Leonhardt, DT S. McGee

We'll have plenty to break down after the game, but for now, here's your first game thread, as well as a rundown of pertinent information related to the game.

Date: December 7, 2014
Time: 1:25 p.m. PST
Location: O.Co Coliseum, Oakland, CA
Odds Shark Spread: 49ers -8, O/U: 40.5
TV Broadcast: FOX - Chris Myers, Ronde Barber, Jennifer Hale
Live Online Stream: US, NFL Rewind (not live); Outside the US, use NFL Game Pass
Radio: 107.7 The Bone, 810 KGO - Ted Robinson, Tim Ryan
Spanish Radio: KBRG 860 - ESPN Deportes - Jesus Zarate, Luis Landero
Raiders Coverage: Silver & Black Pride

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GO NINERS!