Los Angeles Rams at New York Giants Week 9 NFL Picks & Predictions 11/5/2017
Sunday, November 5, 2017
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The Los Angeles Rams head to MetLife Stadium to play the New York Giants on Sunday, November 5, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles as 3.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 43.5. The Rams are 4-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-2-0. The Giants are 3-4-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 3-4-0.
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Valuable Los Angeles Rams Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Rams are 5-2-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Rams are 4-3-0 against the spread
Important New York Giants Betting Trends
The New York Giants are 3-4-0 against the over/under
The New York Giants are 3-4-0 against the spread
Key Los Angeles Rams Injuries
10/22/17 S Cody Davis Thigh is "?" Sunday vs. NY Giants
10/22/17 C John Sullivan Knee injured last game, is "?" Sunday vs. NY Giants
10/22/17 WR Josh Reynolds Concussion left last game, is "?" Sunday vs. NY Giants
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 New York Giants Injuries
10/29/17 LB B.J. Goodson Ankle is "?" Sunday vs. LA Rams
10/29/17 G Justin Pugh Back is "?" Sunday vs. LA Rams
10/29/17 WR Sterling Shepard Ankle is probable Sunday vs. LA Rams
10/29/17 DE Kerry Wynn Knee is "?" Sunday vs. LA Rams
10/22/17 LB Calvin Munson Quad is "?" Sunday vs. LA Rams
10/22/17 LB Jonathan Casillas Neck is "?" Sunday vs. LA Rams
10/22/17 C Weston Richburg Concussion is "?" Sunday vs. LA Rams
10/22/17 DE Olivier Vernon Ankle is "?" Sunday vs. LA Rams
10/22/17 RB Paul Perkins Ribs is "?" Sunday vs. LA Rams
10/19/17 DE Romeo Okwara Knee IR
10/10/17 WR Brandon Marshall Ankle IR
10/09/17 WR Dwayne Harris Foot IR
10/08/17 WR Odell Beckham Jr. Fibula IR
09/04/17 LB Mark Herzlich Neck IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Los Angeles Rams are 5th in the National Football League in points scored with 212. They have run 446 plays this year for 2,584 yards, which ranks them 12th in the NFL in total offense. The Rams average 5.8 yards per play, which is 6th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 144 1st downs this season, ranking them 17th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Los Angeles has run for 893 yards as a unit, which ranks 9th in the league. They've run 212 times, averaging 4.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Rams have been penalized on offense 46 times for 378 yards so far this year, which has them 26th in the NFL in penalties. Jared Goff has passed for 1,719 yards this year. He's completed 133 throws while attempting 222 passes for a completion percentage of 59.9%. His quarterback rating this season is 90.3. He averages 12.9 yards per completion and 7.7 yards per pass attempt.
Los Angeles is 7th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 138. They have given up a total of 2,297 yards on D, which is 11th in the league. The Rams are 20th in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Their pass defense has allowed 5.8 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 13th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 134 throws on 226 attempts against the Los Angeles Rams defense this season, ranking them 3rd and 6th in the league. The Los Angeles pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,435 yards in the air, which is 4th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 186 attempts for 862 yards this season, putting them in 22nd place in the NFL against the run. The Rams have had 44 penalties for 290 yards on defense this year. That places them 1st in the league. They've allowed a score on 30.6% of possessions on defense, which is 10th in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
Los Angeles is 8th in the NFL in punt returns with 19. They've totaled 106 punt return yards and are averaging 5.6 yards per return, which is 26th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 20 yards. They have returned 17 kicks for 507 yards on special teams, placing them 1st in kick return yardage. The Rams average 29.8 yards per kick return and have a long of 103 yards this season. They are 5th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 3,265. The Los Angeles Rams have tried 22 field goals this season and made 21, which is 3rd in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 95.5%. Los Angeles Rams kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 21 for 21 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,198 yards on 25 punts, averaging 47.9 yards per punt. That ranks them 8th in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The New York Giants have run for 583 yards as a team, which ranks 27th in the NFL. They've run 149 times, averaging 3.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Giants have been penalized on offense 46 times for 414 yards so far this season, which has them 25th in the league in penalties. They are 31st in the NFL in points scored with 112. They have run 426 plays this season for 2,075 yards, which ranks them 30th in the league in total offense. The Giants average 4.9 yards per play, which is 23rd in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 116 1st downs this year, placing them 32nd overall as an offensive unit. Eli Manning averages 6.2 yards per pass attempt and 9.6 yards per completion. He has completed 167 passes on 260 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.2%. His quarterback rating is 86.1. He has thrown for 1,600 yards this season.
The Giants rush defense has allowed 202 attempts for 845 yards this year, putting them in 20th place in the league against the run. New York has committed 55 penalties for 465 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 22nd in the NFL. They've given up a score on 34.9% of possessions on defense, which is 20th in the league. They are 15th in the league in points allowed on defense with 156. They have surrendered a total of 2,656 yards on D, which is 24th in the NFL. The New York Giants are ranked 24th in yards per play allowed with 5.5. Their pass defense has given up 6.5 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 21st in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 161 passes on 266 attempts against the New York defense this season, placing them 18th and 24th in the National Football League. The Giants pass defense has also given up a total of 1,811 yards through the air, which is 22nd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The New York Giants have attempted 10 field goals this season and made 7, which is 29th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 70.0%. New York kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 11 for 11 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,822 yards on 41 punts, averaging 44.4 yards per punt. That places them 24th in the NFL in punting average. New York is ranked 29th in the league in punt returns with 10. They've accumulated 68 punt return yards and average 6.8 yards per return, which is 21st in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 20 yards. They have returned 12 kicks for 246 yards on special teams, ranking 21st in kick return yardage. The Giants average 20.5 yards per kick return and have a long of 30 yards this year. They are 31st in the league in all-purpose yards with 2,497.
Who will win tonight's Rams/Giants NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Giants +3.5
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