Game facts: Saints at 49ers

Ideal matchup:  New Orleans averages 30.7 points per game this season (second-most in NFL), while San Francisco allows 31.3 points per game (most in NFL).

Brees still elite:  Drew Brees ranks 1st in pass yards per game (338.0), 2nd in completion percentage (69.5), 2nd in pass TDs (18) and 3rd in passer rating (104.7).

Two different teams:  Since 2013, the Saints are 17-11 at home and 11-16 on the road. They've averaged nine more points per game at home than they have on the road during that stretch.

Porous pass defense:  The Saints are allowing 286.7 pass yards per game this year (28th in NFL).

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