Sunday, October 23, 2016
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
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The New York Giants travel to Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum to play the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, October 23, 2016. The opening line for this game has New York as 2.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 43.5. The Giants are 2-3-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-4-0. The Rams have an over/under record of 3-3-0 and they are 3-3-0 against the spread.
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Eli Manning finished with 403 yards through the air for New York last week. He completed 32 passes out of 46 attempts for a 70% completion percentage. The Giants were led in rushing by Bobby Rainey, who finished with 13 yards on 6 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 2 yards per carry. Odell Beckham Jr. was the team leader in receiving with a total of 222 yards and 8 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 28 yards per reception. As a team in that game New York got a total of 19 first downs. Of those first downs, 0 came on the ground while 16 came through the air. They ran 64 total plays for 435 yards for the game. The Giants ran for 38 yards on 17 attempts.
Case Keenum finished with 321 yards passing for Los Angeles last week. He went 27 for 32, resulting in a 84% completion percentage. The Rams were led on the ground by Todd Gurley, who finished with 58 yards on 14 carries. He ended the game with an average of 4 yards per rush. Kenny Britt led the team in receiving with 136 yards and 7 catches. He finished the game with an average of 19 yards per reception. Los Angeles had 23 first downs total. 5 came from running the ball and 16 came from a pass. They ran 55 total plays for 387 yards for the contest. The Rams ran for 76 yards on 22 carries as a team.
New York scores 19 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 25th in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 25 passes on 39 attempts for a 64% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 288 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 3rd in the league. The Giants run for an average of 76 yards per game on 21 attempts for an average of 3.6 yards per carry. That ranks them 30th in the league. They also run 62 plays per contest and average 5.9 yards per play for an average of 364 yards per game, ranking their offense 13th overall this season. The Giants average 20 first downs per game which ranks them 22nd in the NFL. They accumulate 72 penalty yards per game via 6.5 penalties, which ranks 22nd in the league.
New York allows 267 passing yards per game, ranking 22nd, and they allow 22 points per contest on defense, which ranks 14th. They give up 25 completions on 42 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 60%. The Giants allow 97 rushing yards per game on 27 carries for an average of 3.6 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 12th in the NFL. New York allows 364 total yards per game including 5.1 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 19th in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 8 penalties for 66.8 yards per game, ranking them 26th among NFL teams.
Los Angeles averages 18 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 27th in the league. In the passing department, they complete 19 passes per game on 31 attempts for a 61% completion percentage. They throw for 221 yards through the air per game, ranking them 28th. The Rams run for an average of 81 yards per game on 26 attempts for an average of 3.1 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 28th on the ground. They also run 59 plays per game and average 5.1 yards per play for a total of 301 yards per game, ranking them 31st in the league on offense. The Rams get an average of 17 first downs per game, which ranks 31st. They average 72.5 penalty yards per game via 8.3 penalties, ranking them 7th in the NFL.
Los Angeles allows an average of 246 passing yards per game, which ranks 16th in the league. Their defense overall allows 23 points per contest, which has them ranked 17th. They give up 24 completions on 38 attempts for a completion percentage of 63% per game. The Rams allow 116 rushing yards per contest on 28 carries for a 4.1 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 23rd in the NFL. Los Angeles allows 362 total yards per game for an average of 5.4 yards per play, which ranks 17th in the league. They force 6.8 penalties for 61.8 yards in each contest, ranking 17th.
New York Betting Trends
New York is 2-4-0 against the over/under this season
New York has an ATS record of 2-3-1 this season
Los Angeles Betting Trends
Los Angeles is 3-3-0 against the over/under this season
Los Angeles has an ATS record of 3-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/17/16 WR Odell Beckham Jr Hip probable Sunday vs. Los Angeles
10/16/16 S Darian Thompson Foot "?" Sunday vs. Los Angeles
10/16/16 CB Eli Apple Groin "?" Sunday vs. Los Angeles
10/16/16 T Marshall Newhouse Calf "?" Sunday vs. Los Angeles
10/16/16 S Nat Berhe Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Los Angeles
09/26/16 RB Shane Vereen Tricep IR
09/19/16 S Mykkele Thompson Knee IR
09/13/16 LB J.T. Thomas Knee IR
09/02/16 TE Matt LaCosse Knee IR
09/02/16 FB Nikita Whitlock Foot IR
10/17/16 DB Lamarcus Joyner Forearm injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. NY Giants
10/16/16 DT Michael Brockers Leg injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. NY Giants
10/16/16 DE Robert Quinn Shoulder "?" Sunday vs. NY Giants
10/16/16 DE William Hayes Ankle "?" Sunday vs. NY Giants
10/10/16 CB Trumaine Johnson Ankle expected to miss 2-3 weeks
09/09/16 DT Louis Trinca-Pasat Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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