Houston Texans at Los Angeles Rams Week 10 NFL Picks & Predictions 11/12/2017
Sunday, November 12, 2017
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
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The Houston Texans head to Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum to play the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, November 12, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles as 3 point favorites. The total has been set at 47. The Texans are 5-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-3-0. The Rams are 5-3-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 6-2-0.
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Valuable Houston Texans Betting Trends
The Houston Texans are 5-3-0 against the over/under
The Houston Texans are 5-3-0 against the spread
Important Los Angeles Rams Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Rams are 6-2-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Rams are 5-3-0 against the spread
Key Houston Texans Injuries
11/05/17 LB Dylan Cole Hamstring is "?" Sunday vs. LA Rams
11/05/17 DE Joel Heath Knee is "?" Sunday vs. LA Rams
11/05/17 TE Ryan Griffin Concussion left last game, is "?" Sunday vs. LA Rams
11/03/17 TE C.J. Fiedorowicz Concussion IR-Return Designation 11/12 vs. LA Rams
11/02/17 QB Deshaun Watson Knee IR
10/30/17 DE Christian Covington Bicep is out for season
10/09/17 DE J.J. Watt Tibia IR
10/09/17 LB Whitney Mercilus Pectoral IR
10/02/17 RB Tyler Ervin Knee out indefinitely
09/13/17 LB Brian Cushing Concussion 10-game suspension (eligible to return 12/3 vs. Tennessee)
07/30/17 T Derek Newton Knee PUP
Key Los Angeles Rams Injuries
11/03/17 S Cody Davis Thigh IR
09/04/17 DT Dominique Easley Knee IR
09/04/17 TE Temarrick Hemingway Leg IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Houston Texans are 4th in the National Football League in points scored with 229. They have run 532 plays this year for 2,860 yards, which ranks them 13th in the NFL in total offense. The Texans average 5.4 yards per play, which is 16th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 175 1st downs this season, ranking them 5th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Houston has run for 1,062 yards as a unit, which ranks 5th in the league. They've run 243 times, averaging 4.4 yards per rush as a unit. The Texans have been penalized on offense 57 times for 505 yards so far this year, which has them 15th in the NFL in penalties. Tom Savage has passed for 281 yards this year. He's completed 26 throws while attempting 57 passes for a completion percentage of 45.6%. His quarterback rating this season is 66.5. He averages 10.8 yards per completion and 4.9 yards per pass attempt.
Houston is 28th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 208. They have given up a total of 2,713 yards on D, which is 18th in the league. The Texans are 24th in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Their pass defense has allowed 7 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 26th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 161 throws on 256 attempts against the Houston Texans defense this season, ranking them 8th and 4th in the league. The Houston pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,945 yards in the air, which is 20th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 208 attempts for 768 yards this season, putting them in 9th place in the NFL against the run. The Texans have had 61 penalties for 615 yards on defense this year. That places them 31st in the league. They've allowed a score on 35% of possessions on defense, which is 19th in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
Houston is 8th in the NFL in punt returns with 20. They've totaled 197 punt return yards and are averaging 9.9 yards per return, which is 8th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 49 yards. They have returned 15 kicks for 323 yards on special teams, placing them 15th in kick return yardage. The Texans average 21.5 yards per kick return and have a long of 42 yards this season. They are 8th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 3,562. The Houston Texans have tried 12 field goals this season and made 11, which is 23rd in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 91.7%. Houston Texans kickers have made 92% of their extra points, going 22 for 24 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,258 yards on 45 punts, averaging 50.2 yards per punt. That ranks them 3rd in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Los Angeles Rams have run for 1,055 yards as a team, which ranks 6th in the NFL. They've run 251 times, averaging 4.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Rams have been penalized on offense 52 times for 433 yards so far this season, which has them 23rd in the league in penalties. They are 2nd in the NFL in points scored with 263. They have run 507 plays this season for 3,057 yards, which ranks them 5th in the league in total offense. The Rams average 6 yards per play, which is 5th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 164 1st downs this year, placing them 14th overall as an offensive unit. Jared Goff averages 8.3 yards per pass attempt and 13.8 yards per completion. He has completed 147 passes on 244 attempts for a completion percentage of 60.2%. His quarterback rating is 97.9. He has thrown for 2,030 yards this season.
The Rams rush defense has allowed 212 attempts for 973 yards this year, putting them in 23rd place in the league against the run. Los Angeles has committed 48 penalties for 342 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 1st in the NFL. They've given up a score on 29.6% of possessions on defense, which is 5th in the league. They are 8th in the league in points allowed on defense with 155. They have surrendered a total of 2,616 yards on D, which is 14th in the NFL. The Los Angeles Rams are ranked 17th in yards per play allowed with 5.2. Their pass defense has given up 5.7 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 12th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 154 passes on 264 attempts against the Los Angeles defense this season, placing them 3rd and 11th in the National Football League. The Rams pass defense has also given up a total of 1,643 yards through the air, which is 7th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Los Angeles Rams have attempted 25 field goals this season and made 24, which is 1st in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 96.0%. Los Angeles kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 27 for 27 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,273 yards on 27 punts, averaging 47.1 yards per punt. That places them 10th in the NFL in punting average. Los Angeles is ranked 7th in the league in punt returns with 22. They've accumulated 161 punt return yards and average 7.3 yards per return, which is 19th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 30 yards. They have returned 17 kicks for 507 yards on special teams, ranking 2nd in kick return yardage. The Rams average 29.8 yards per kick return and have a long of 103 yards this year. They are 4th in the league in all-purpose yards with 3,793.
Who will win tonight's Texans/Rams NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Rams -3
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