Los Angeles Rams at Jacksonville Jaguars Week 6 NFL Picks & Predictions 10/15/2017
Sunday, October 15, 2017
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The Los Angeles Rams head to EverBank Field to play the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday, October 15, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Jacksonville as 2.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 44. The Rams are 2-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-1-0. The Jaguars are 3-2-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 3-2-0.
Valuable Los Angeles Rams Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Rams are 4-1-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Rams are 2-3-0 against the spread
Important Jacksonville Jaguars Betting Trends
The Jacksonville Jaguars are 3-2-0 against the over/under
The Jacksonville Jaguars are 3-2-0 against the spread
Key Los Angeles Rams Injuries
10/08/17 CB Lamarcus Joyner Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Jacksonville
09/05/17 RB Lance Dunbar Knee PUP
09/04/17 DT Dominique Easley Knee IR
09/04/17 TE Temarrick Hemingway Leg IR
Key Jacksonville Jaguars Injuries
10/08/17 WR Jaelen Strong Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. LA Rams
10/08/17 OL Brandon Linder Illness "?" Sunday vs. LA Rams
10/08/17 S Jarrod Wilson Shoulder "?" Sunday vs. LA Rams
10/08/17 LB Lerentee McCray Knee "?" Sunday vs. LA Rams
09/21/17 S Calvin Pryor Ankle IR
09/20/17 DT Michael Bennett Pectoral IR
09/11/17 WR Allen Robinson ACL IR
09/08/17 WR Dede Westbrook Abdominal IR
09/05/17 TE Mychal Rivera Wrist IR
09/05/17 WR Rashad Greene Sr. Undisclosed IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Los Angeles Rams are 2nd in the National Football League in points scored with 152. They have run 312 plays this year for 1,910 yards, which ranks them 4th in the NFL in total offense. The Rams average 6.1 yards per play, which is 4th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 104 1st downs this season, ranking them 8th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Los Angeles has run for 554 yards as a unit, which ranks 12th in the league. They've run 140 times, averaging 4 yards per rush as a unit. The Rams have been penalized on offense 33 times for 263 yards so far this year, which has them 22nd in the NFL in penalties. Jared Goff has passed for 1,360 yards this year. He's completed 100 throws while attempting 164 passes for a completion percentage of 61%. His quarterback rating this season is 94.1. He averages 13.6 yards per completion and 8.3 yards per pass attempt.
Los Angeles is 23rd in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 121. They have given up a total of 1,712 yards on D, which is 22nd in the league. The Rams are 21st in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Their pass defense has allowed 6 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 14th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 96 throws on 159 attempts against the Los Angeles Rams defense this season, ranking them 11th and 13th in the league. The Los Angeles pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,044 yards in the air, which is 14th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 148 attempts for 668 yards this season, putting them in 27th place in the NFL against the run. The Rams have had 29 penalties for 185 yards on defense this year. That places them 1st in the league. They've allowed a score on 37.7% of possessions on defense, which is 21st in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
Los Angeles is 9th in the NFL in punt returns with 8. They've totaled 39 punt return yards and are averaging 4.9 yards per return, which is 26th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 12 yards. They have returned 8 kicks for 190 yards on special teams, placing them 2nd in kick return yardage. The Rams average 23.8 yards per kick return and have a long of 35 yards this season. They are 4th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 1,384. The Los Angeles Rams have tried 7 field goals this season and made 7, which is 7th in the league. Los Angeles Rams kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 12 for 12 this season. Their punters have accumulated 513 yards on 11 punts, averaging 46.6 yards per punt. That ranks them 11th in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Jacksonville Jaguars have run for 826 yards as a team, which ranks 1st in the NFL. They've run 175 times, averaging 4.7 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Jaguars have been penalized on offense 39 times for 324 yards so far this season, which has them 7th in the league in penalties. They are 5th in the NFL in points scored with 139. They have run 317 plays this season for 1,624 yards, which ranks them 15th in the league in total offense. The Jaguars average 5.1 yards per play, which is 20th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 98 1st downs this year, placing them 13th overall as an offensive unit. Blake Bortles averages 6.1 yards per pass attempt and 11.2 yards per completion. He has completed 74 passes on 135 attempts for a completion percentage of 54.8%. His quarterback rating is 78.2. He has thrown for 827 yards this season.
The Jaguars rush defense has allowed 136 attempts for 732 yards this year, putting them in 31st place in the league against the run. Jacksonville has committed 41 penalties for 359 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 30th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 27% of possessions on defense, which is 2nd in the league. They are 6th in the league in points allowed on defense with 83. They have surrendered a total of 1,621 yards on D, which is 16th in the NFL. The Jacksonville Jaguars are ranked 5th in yards per play allowed with 4.9. Their pass defense has given up 4.5 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 3rd in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 104 passes on 177 attempts against the Jacksonville defense this season, placing them 19th and 23rd in the National Football League. The Jaguars pass defense has also given up a total of 889 yards through the air, which is 4th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Jacksonville Jaguars have attempted 8 field goals this season and made 7, which is 5th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 87.5%. Jacksonville kickers have made 89% of their extra points, going 8 for 9 this year. Their punters have totaled 583 yards on 12 punts, averaging 48.6 yards per punt. That places them 5th in the NFL in punting average. Jacksonville is ranked 26th in the league in punt returns with 4. They've accumulated 13 punt return yards and average 3.3 yards per return, which is 30th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 7 yards. They have returned 5 kicks for 100 yards on special teams, ranking 16th in kick return yardage. The Jaguars average 20 yards per kick return and have a long of 28 yards this year. They are 20th in the league in all-purpose yards with 1,125.
Who will win tonight's Rams/Jaguars NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Jaguars -2.5
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