Los Angeles Rams at Arizona Cardinals Week 13 NFL Picks & Predictions 12/3/2017
Sunday, December 3, 2017
University of Phoenix Stadium
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The Los Angeles Rams travel to University of Phoenix Stadium to take on the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, December 3, 2017. The opening line for this game has Los Angeles as 6 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 45.5. The Rams have an ATS record of 7-4-0 while their over/under record is 6-5-0. The Cardinals have an over/under record of 4-7-0 and they are 3-7-1 against the spread.
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Valuable Los Angeles Rams Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Rams are 6-5-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Rams are 7-4-0 against the spread
Important Arizona Cardinals Betting Trends
The Arizona Cardinals are 4-7-0 against the over/under
The Arizona Cardinals are 3-7-1 against the spread
Key Los Angeles Rams Injuries
11/27/17 LB Connor Barwin Arm is out indefinitely
11/26/17 RB Lance Dunbar Knee is "?" Sunday vs. Arizona
11/26/17 DB Nickell Robey-Coleman Thigh is "?" Sunday vs. Arizona
11/21/17 WR Robert Woods Shoulder is out indefinitely
11/09/17 RB Malcolm Brown Knee is out indefinitely
11/03/17 S Cody Davis Thigh IR
09/04/17 DT Dominique Easley Knee IR
09/04/17 TE Temarrick Hemingway Leg IR
Key Arizona Cardinals Injuries
11/27/17 RB Kerwynn Williams Ribs is out indefinitely
11/26/17 DT Corey Peters Ankle is "?" Sunday vs. LA Rams
11/26/17 LB Deone Bucannon Ankle injured last game, is "?" Sunday vs. LA Rams
11/26/17 CB Rudy Ford Knee is "?" Sunday vs. LA Rams
11/21/17 WR John Brown Toe is out indefinitely
11/11/17 T D.J. Humphries Knee IR
11/11/17 S Tyvon Branch Knee IR
11/11/17 TE Ifeanyi Momah Leg IR
10/26/17 QB Carson Palmer Arm IR
10/12/17 LS Aaron Brewer Arm IR
10/02/17 LB Markus Golden ACL IR
09/29/17 G Mike Iupati Elbow IR
09/17/17 RB David Johnson Wrist IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Los Angeles Rams are 2nd in the NFL in points scored with 329. They have run 702 plays this season for 4,169 yards, which ranks them 4th in the league in total offense. The Rams average 5.9 yards per play, which is 5th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 222 1st downs this year, placing them 12th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Los Angeles has run for 1,292 yards as a team, which ranks 9th in the NFL. They've run 318 times, averaging 4.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Rams have been penalized on offense 79 times for 669 yards so far this season, which has them 9th in the league in penalties. Jared Goff has thrown for 2,964 yards this season. He has completed 223 passes on 361 attempts for a completion percentage of 61.8%. His quarterback rating is 98.6. He averages 8.2 yards per pass attempt and 13.3 yards per completion.
Los Angeles is 7th in the league in points allowed on defense with 206. They have surrendered a total of 3,696 yards on D, which is 16th in the NFL. The Rams are ranked 18th in yards per play allowed with 5.4. Their pass defense has given up 5.8 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 11th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 221 passes on 370 attempts against the Los Angeles Rams defense this season, placing them 6th and 13th in the National Football League. The Los Angeles pass defense has also given up a total of 2,340 yards through the air, which is 9th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 289 attempts for 1,356 yards this year, putting them in 27th place in the league against the run. The Rams have committed 70 penalties for 579 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 6th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 28.8% of possessions on defense, which is 5th in the league.
Special Teams Stats
Los Angeles is ranked 4th in the league in punt returns with 30. They've accumulated 264 punt return yards and average 8.8 yards per return, which is 14th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 40 yards. They have returned 25 kicks for 726 yards on special teams, ranking 2nd in kick return yardage. The Rams average 29 yards per kick return and have a long of 103 yards this year. They are 1st in the league in all-purpose yards with 5,292. The Los Angeles Rams have attempted 34 field goals this season and made 32, which is 1st in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 94.1%. Los Angeles Rams kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 33 for 33 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,870 yards on 40 punts, averaging 46.8 yards per punt. That places them 10th in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Arizona Cardinals have run for 801 yards as a unit, which ranks 32nd in the league. They've run 263 times, averaging 3 yards per rush as a unit. The Cardinals have been penalized on offense 83 times for 684 yards so far this year, which has them 6th in the NFL in penalties. They are 24th in the National Football League in points scored with 203. They have run 722 plays this year for 3,626 yards, which ranks them 18th in the NFL in total offense. The Cardinals average 5 yards per play, which is 22nd in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 218 1st downs this season, ranking them 14th overall as an offensive unit. Blaine Gabbert has completed 44 throws while attempting 72 passes for a completion percentage of 61.1%. He has passed for 498 yards this year. He averages 11.3 yards per completion and 6.9 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 87.6.
The Cardinals rush defense has given up 298 attempts for 1,104 yards this season, putting them in 10th place in the NFL against the run. They have had 91 penalties for 761 yards on defense this year. That places them 30th in the league. They've allowed a score on 35% of possessions on defense, which is 15th in the NFL. Arizona is 26th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 278. They have given up a total of 3,661 yards on D, which is 14th in the league. The Cardinals are 11th in yards per play allowed with 5. Their pass defense has allowed 6 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 14th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 243 throws on 402 attempts against the Arizona Cardinals defense this season, ranking them 22nd and 29th in the league. The Cardinals pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,557 yards in the air, which is 18th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Arizona Cardinals have tried 23 field goals this season and made 17, which is 22nd in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 73.9%. Arizona kickers have made 95% of their extra points, going 18 for 19 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,736 yards on 59 punts, averaging 46.4 yards per punt. That ranks them 13th in the NFL in punting average. Arizona is 7th in the NFL in punt returns with 27. They've totaled 175 punt return yards and are averaging 6.5 yards per return, which is 22nd in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 20 yards. They have returned 20 kicks for 403 yards on special teams, placing them 24th in kick return yardage. The Cardinals average 20.2 yards per kick return and have a long of 32 yards this season. They are 18th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 4,395.
Who will win tonight's Rams/Cardinals NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Rams -6
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