Los Angeles Rams at Dallas Cowboys Week 4 NFL Picks & Predictions 10/1/2017
Sunday, October 1, 2017
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The Los Angeles Rams travel to AT&T Stadium to take on the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, October 1, 2017. The opening line for this game has Dallas as 8 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 46.5. The Rams have an ATS record of 1-2-0 while their over/under record is 3-0-0. The Cowboys have an over/under record of 1-2-0 and they are 2-1-0 against the spread.
Valuable Los Angeles Rams Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Rams are 3-0-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Rams are 1-2-0 against the spread
Important Dallas Cowboys Betting Trends
The Dallas Cowboys are 1-2-0 against the over/under
The Dallas Cowboys are 2-1-0 against the spread
Key Los Angeles Rams Injuries
09/26/17 C John Sullivan Groin "?" Sunday vs. Dallas
09/26/17 CB Kayvon Webster Shoulder "?" Sunday vs. Dallas
09/26/17 CB Lamarcus Joyner Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Dallas
09/26/17 RB Malcolm Brown Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Dallas
09/26/17 WR Sammy Watkins Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Dallas
09/05/17 RB Lance Dunbar Knee PUP
09/04/17 DT Dominique Easley Knee IR
09/04/17 TE Temarrick Hemingway Leg IR
08/31/17 WR Mike Thomas Suspension 4-game suspension (eligible return 10/8 vs. Seattle)
Key Dallas Cowboys Injuries
09/26/17 CB Chidobe Awuzie Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. LA Rams
09/26/17 CB Nolan Carroll Concussion "?" Sunday vs. LA Rams
09/05/17 TE Connor Hamlett Fibula IR
09/05/17 TE Rico Gathers Concussion IR
08/27/17 LB Anthony Hitchens Knee out indefinitely
07/22/17 DL David Irving Suspension 4-game suspension (eligible to return 10/8 vs. Green Bay)
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Los Angeles Rams are 1st in the NFL in points scored with 107. They have run 173 plays this season for 1,135 yards, which ranks them 7th in the league in total offense. The Rams average 6.6 yards per play, which is 2nd in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 59 1st downs this year, placing them 14th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Los Angeles has run for 286 yards as a team, which ranks 20th in the NFL. They've run 87 times, averaging 3.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Rams have been penalized on offense 21 times for 177 yards so far this season, which has them 20th in the league in penalties. Jared Goff has thrown for 817 yards this season. He has completed 57 passes on 81 attempts for a completion percentage of 70.4%. His quarterback rating is 118.2. He averages 10.1 yards per pass attempt and 14.3 yards per completion.
Los Angeles is 26th in the league in points allowed on defense with 75. They have surrendered a total of 1,031 yards on D, which is 24th in the NFL. The Rams are ranked 21st in yards per play allowed with 5.4. Their pass defense has given up 6.5 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 20th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 52 passes on 85 attempts against the Los Angeles Rams defense this season, placing them 4th and 6th in the National Football League. The Los Angeles pass defense has also given up a total of 614 yards through the air, which is 12th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 96 attempts for 417 yards this year, putting them in 29th place in the league against the run. The Rams have committed 18 penalties for 100 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 1st in the NFL. They've given up a score on 36.8% of possessions on defense, which is 21st in the league.
Special Teams Stats
Los Angeles is ranked 9th in the league in punt returns with 8. They've accumulated 39 punt return yards and average 4.9 yards per return, which is 26th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 12 yards. They have returned 8 kicks for 190 yards on special teams, ranking 2nd in kick return yardage. The Rams average 23.8 yards per kick return and have a long of 35 yards this year. They are 4th in the league in all-purpose yards with 1,384. The Los Angeles Rams have attempted 7 field goals this season and made 7, which is 7th in the National Football League. Los Angeles Rams kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 12 for 12 this year. Their punters have totaled 513 yards on 11 punts, averaging 46.6 yards per punt. That places them 11th in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Dallas Cowboys have run for 268 yards as a unit, which ranks 22nd in the league. They've run 71 times, averaging 3.8 yards per rush as a unit. The Cowboys have been penalized on offense 22 times for 195 yards so far this year, which has them 13th in the NFL in penalties. They are 16th in the National Football League in points scored with 64. They have run 182 plays this year for 933 yards, which ranks them 18th in the NFL in total offense. The Cowboys average 5.1 yards per play, which is 17th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 53 1st downs this season, ranking them 22nd overall as an offensive unit. Dak Prescott has completed 67 throws while attempting 107 passes for a completion percentage of 62.6%. He has passed for 689 yards this year. He averages 10.3 yards per completion and 6.4 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 88.9.
The Cowboys rush defense has given up 72 attempts for 262 yards this season, putting them in 13th place in the NFL against the run. They have had 20 penalties for 166 yards on defense this year. That places them 11th in the league. They've allowed a score on 26.5% of possessions on defense, which is 3rd in the NFL. Dallas is 12th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 62. They have given up a total of 945 yards on D, which is 12th in the league. The Cowboys are 6th in yards per play allowed with 4.7. Their pass defense has allowed 5.3 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 8th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 80 throws on 118 attempts against the Dallas Cowboys defense this season, ranking them 31st and 30th in the league. The Cowboys pass defense has also surrendered a total of 683 yards in the air, which is 20th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Dallas Cowboys have tried 5 field goals this season and made 5, which is 17th in the league. Dallas kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 7 for 7 this season. Their punters have accumulated 699 yards on 16 punts, averaging 43.7 yards per punt. That ranks them 26th in the NFL in punting average. Dallas is 17th in the NFL in punt returns with 6. They've totaled 62 punt return yards and are averaging 10.3 yards per return, which is 7th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 21 yards. They have returned 3 kicks for 60 yards on special teams, placing them 28th in kick return yardage. The Cowboys average 20 yards per kick return and have a long of 25 yards this season. They are 24th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 1,079.
Who will win tonight's Rams/Cowboys NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rams +8
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