The 49ers will be back on primetime this week as they will play the Raiders in the definition of a Thursday Night Game. It’s a battle between two one-win teams at the midseason point for Northern California supremacy.
Much is riding on this game, for this will likely decide who will have the number one overall pick in the 2019 Draft. But, both teams will stay competitive and will look to gain wins to boost the team’s hopes.
Either way, the 49ers should be looking to get some semblance of encouragement out of this as they can’t afford to lose another game to a one-win team like last week. And with San Francisco being 3.5-point favorites, they should look to get win number two.
With that being said, here are the three keys to victory for the 49ers in week nine.