Monday, September 12, 2016
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The Los Angeles Rams take on the San Francisco 49ers on Monday, September 12, 2016 at Levi's Stadium. The opening line for this game has Los Angeles as 2.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 43.5. Last season the Rams were 7-8-1 against the spread and their over/under record was 4-12-0. The 49ers had an over/under record of 7-9-0 and they were 7-9-0 against the spread.
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Los Angeles scored 18 points per game on offense last season, which ranked 29th in the NFL. In the passing department, they averaged 17 passes on 30 attempts for a 57% percent completion percentage last season. They threw for a total of 175 yards per game through the air as well, which ranked them 32nd in the league. The Rams ran for an average of 122 yards per game on 27 attempts for an average of 4.5 yards per carry. That ranked them 7th in the NFL. They also ran 58 plays per contest and averaged 5.1 yards per play for an average of 298 yards per game, ranking their offense 32nd overall last season. The Rams averaged 15 first downs per game which ranked them 32nd in the league. They accumulated 66.1 penalty yards per game via 7.6 penalties, which ranked 7th in the NFL.
Los Angeles allowed 254 passing yards per game, ranking 23rd in the league, and they allowed 21 points per contest on defense, which ranked 13th. They gave up 25 completions on 37 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 68%. The Rams allowed 114 rushing yards per game on 28 carries for a 4.1 average per play, which ranked their rush defense 20th in the NFL. Los Angeles allowed 368 total yards per game including 5.4 yards per play, which ranked their overall defense 23rd in terms of yards per game. They forced 1.6 turnovers per contest and got flagged for 6.8 penalties for 62 yards per game, ranking them 14th among all teams in the league.
San Francisco averaged 15 points per game last season on offense, which ranked them 32nd in the NFL. In the passing department, they completed 20 passes per game on 33 attempts for a 61% percent completion percentage. They threw for 207 yards through the air per game last year, ranking them 29th. The 49ers ran for an average of 97 yards per game on 24 attempts for an average of 4 yards per carry last season, which ranked them 21st on the ground. They also ran 61 plays per game and averaged 5 yards per play for a total of 304 yards per game, ranking them 31st in the league on offense. The 49ers got an average of 16 first downs per game, which ranked 31st. They averaged 51.4 penalty yards per game via 7.1 penalties, ranking them 22nd in the NFL.
San Francisco allowed an average of 261 passing yards yards per game, which ranked 27th in the league. Their defense overall allowed 24 points per contest, which had them ranked 18th. They gave up 23 completions on 34 attempts for a completion percentage of 68% per game. The 49ers allowed 126 rushing yards per contest on 32 carries for a 3.9 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 28th in the NFL. San Francisco allowed 387 total yards per game for an average of 5.7 yards per play, which ranked 29th in the league. They forced 0.8 turnovers per contest and 7 penalties for 57.5 yards in each contest, ranking 18th.
Case Keenum finished his last game of last season with 231 yards through the air for Los Angeles. He completed 22 passes out of 37 attempts for a 59% completion percentage. Tre Mason led the Rams in rushing with 44 yards. He averaged 2 yards per carry on his 18 rushing attempts for the game. Kenny Britt led the team in receiving with 3 receptions for 81 yards. He had an average of 27 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game Los Angeles got a total of 21 first downs by way of 9 rushing, 11 passing, and 1 by penalty. They ran 71 total plays for 364 yards for the game. The Rams ran for 133 yards on 33 attempts.
Blaine Gabbert finished his last game of last season with 354 yards through the air for San Francisco. He completed 28 passes out of 44 attempts for a 64% completion percentage. DuJuan Harris led the 49ers in rushing with 67 yards. He averaged 4 yards per carry on his 16 rushing attempts for the game. DuJuan Harris led the team in receiving with 8 receptions for 86 yards. He had an average of 11 yards per reception in the contest. San Francisco got a total of 21 first downs by way of 5 rushing, 13 passing, and 3 by penalty. They ran 78 total plays for 458 yards for the game. The 49ers ran for 108 yards on 33 attempts.
Los Angeles Betting Trends
Los Angeles was 4-12-0 against the over/under last season
Los Angeles had an ATS record of 7-8-1 last season
San Francisco Betting Trends
San Francisco was 7-9-0 against the over/under last season
San Francisco had an ATS record of 7-9-0 last season
Injuries to Watch
No key injuries to report
09/07/16 DL Arik Armstead Shoulder "?" Monday vs. Los Angeles
09/07/16 RB Carlos Hyde Concussion is upgraded to probable Monday vs. Los Angeles
09/07/16 NT Ian Williams Ankle expected to miss Monday vs. Los Angeles
09/07/16 LB Nick Bellore Knee "?" Monday vs. Los Angeles
09/07/16 RB Shaun Draughn Back "?" Monday vs. Los Angeles
09/06/16 CB Will Redmond ACL IR
09/02/16 DL Glenn Dorsey Knee "?" Monday vs. Los Angeles
09/02/16 DT Quinton Dial Knee "?" Monday vs. Los Angeles
09/02/16 QB Thad Lewis Knee out for season
09/01/16 LB Aaron Lynch Suspension expected to miss first 4 games
08/30/16 WR Bruce Ellington Hamstring IR
Tony's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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