49ers vs. Vikings: Game Preview & Where to Watch

The opponent is set as the San Francisco 49ers are slated to take on the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC Divisional Round. The playoff game takes place Saturday, January 11 at 1:35 p.m. Here's everything you need to know ahead of the first-ever playoff game at Levi's® Stadium, presented by SAP.

Series Highlights

Sunday will mark the 49ers and Vikings 48th matchup. The Series is currently tied at 23-23-1.

The 49ers lead the playoff series against the Vikings, 4-1.

49ers Notes

  • Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo threw for 3,798 passing yards in 2019, the fourth most in a single season in franchise history.
  • Since entering the league in 2017, tight end George Kittle has registered 2,945 receiving yards, the second most in the NFL in that time frame behind Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce (3,603).
  • Since 2011, cornerback Richard Sherman has hauled in 35 interceptions, the most in the NFL among all active players. Sherman recorded three interceptions with the 49ers this season.
  • Defensive lineman Arik Armstead recorded a career-high 10.0 sacks in his 2019 campaign.

Vikings Notes

  • Quarterback Kirk Cousins has thrown for 574 yards, four touchdowns and one interception in his two career games against San Francisco.
  • Running back Dalvin Cook rushed for 1,135 yards this season, making him the eighth player in Vikings history to rush for 1,000 yards.
  • Safety Harrison Smith led the Vikings with 11 tackles in their Wild Card Round victory over the New Orleans Saints.
  • Defensive end Everson Griffen posted 1.5 sacks in the team's Wild Card victory to move into fourth place on the Vikings all-time postseason sack list with 4.5 sacks in his postseason career.
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2019 Comparison 49ers Vikings
Points Per Game 29.9 (2nd) 25.4 (8th)
Total Offense 381.1 (4th) 353.5 (16th)
Rushing Offense 144.1 (2nd) 133.3 (6th)
Passing Offense 237.0 (13th) 220.2 (23rd)
Points Allowed Per Game 19.4 (8th) 18.9 (t-5th)
Yards Allowed 281.8 (2nd) 341.6 (14th)
Rushing Defense 112.6 (17th) 108.0 (13th)
Passing Defense 169.2 (1st) 233.6 (15th)
Sacks 48 (t-5th) 48 (t-5th)
Interceptions 12 (t-17th) 17 (t-3rd)
Punting Avg. 44.9 (t-22nd) 45.2 (19th)
Turnover Differential +4 (t-10th) +11 (5th)
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Team Leaders 49ers Vikings
Passing Yards QB Jimmy Garoppolo - 3,978 QB Kirk Cousins - 3,603
Rushing Yards RB Raheem Mostert - 772 RB Dalvin Cook - 1,135
Receptions TE George Kittle - 85 WR Stefon Diggs - 63
Receiving Yards TE George Kittle - 1,053 WR Stefon Diggs - 1,130
Interceptions CB Richard Sherman - 3 S Anthony Harris - 6
Sacks DL Arik Armstead - 10.0 DE Danielle Hunter - 14.5

Watch on TV

Network: NBC

Play-by-Play: Al Michaels

Color Analyst: Cris Collinsworth

Sideline Reporter: Michele Tafoya

The game will broadcast nationwide.

Be There

A limited number of tickets are available on Ticketmaster.com. View the full lineup of gameday entertainment and activations here.

Watch Online

Watch live on the 49ers app and 49ers.com free on your phone or tablet. *Geographic and device restrictions apply. Local & primetime games only. Data charges may apply.

49ers fans in the U.S. can also sign up for NFL Game Pass to watch every 49ers regular season game on demand after the game has concluded.

For all the ways to watch this week's game, please click here.

49ers Radio Affiliate Networks

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Market Station
San Francisco, Calif. KNBR - AM 680
San Francisco, Calif. KGO - AM 810
San Francisco, Calif. KSAN - 107.7 FM
Portland/Salem, Ore. KPAM - AM 860
Medford, Ore. KBOY - 95.7 FM
Brookings, Ore. KURY - 95.3 FM
Eureka/Arcata, Calif. KATA - AM 1340
Redding, Calif. KXXS - 96.1 FM
Susanville, Calif. KJDX - 93.3 FM
Chico, Calif. KTHU - 100.7 FM
Grass Valley, Calif. KNCO - AM 830
Sacramento, Calif. KIFM - AM 1320
Modesto/Stockton, Calif. KESP - AM 970
Monterey/Salinas, Calif. KION - AM 1460
King City, Calif. KRKC - AM 1490
Fresno, Calif. KFIG - AM 940
Paso Robles, Calif. KPRL - AM 1230
San Luis Obispo, Calif. KKJL - AM 1400
San Diego, Calif. KWFN - 97.3 FM
Reno, Nev. KPLY - AM 630
Las Vegas, Nev. KMZQ - AM 670
Hilo, Hawaii (Big Island) KPUA - AM 670
Honolulu, Hawaii (Oahu) KHKA - AM 1500
Kihei, Hawaii (Maui) KAOI - AM 110

Spanish Radio

The live game broadcast featuring play-by-play announcer Jesús Zárate and color commentator Carlos Ramirez will be streamed at no cost to fans exclusively on 49ers.com. To view all of the team's Spanish content, please click here.

La transmisión del juego en vivo será distruibuido sin costo exclusivamente en 49ers.com con las narraciónes de Jesús Zárate y Carlos Ramirez. Para ver todo el contenido español del equipo por favor haga clic aquí.

Watch Parties

Join us for FREE 49ers Watch Parties in San Francisco at SPIN SF or in San Jose at SP2 with giveaway items, raffle prizes and a DJ as the Faithful gather to watch the NFC Divisional matchup between the 49ers and Vikings!

Fans will be treated to a Levi's® Stadium likeness with fan chants, scoring songs and more!

Entry is first come, first served. All ages welcome.

For more information about the watch parties please click here.

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