Los Angeles Rams at Tennessee Titans Week 16 NFL Picks & Predictions 12/24/2017
Sunday, December 24, 2017
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The Los Angeles Rams head to LP Field to play the Tennessee Titans on Sunday, December 24, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles as 6 point favorites. The total has been set at 49. The Rams are 9-5-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-5-0. The Titans are 6-7-1 against the spread and their over/under mark is 8-6-0.
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Valuable Los Angeles Rams Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Rams are 9-5-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Rams are 9-5-0 against the spread
Important Tennessee Titans Betting Trends
The Tennessee Titans are 8-6-0 against the over/under
The Tennessee Titans are 6-7-1 against the spread
Key Los Angeles Rams Injuries
12/11/17 CB Kayvon Webster Achilles IR
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 Tennessee Titans Injuries
12/18/17 LB Derrick Morgan Knee is upgraded to probable Sunday vs LA Rams
12/18/17 DL Karl Klug Groin injured last game, is doubtful Sunday vs LA Rams
12/18/17 CB Logan Ryan Ankle injured last game, is "?" Sunday vs LA Rams
12/04/17 DL DaQuan Jones Biceps IR
09/21/17 LB Aaron Wallace Back IR
09/05/17 WR Tajae' Sharpe Foot IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Los Angeles Rams are 2nd in the National Football League in points scored with 438. They have run 871 plays this year for 5,131 yards, which ranks them 10th in the NFL in total offense. The Rams average 5.9 yards per play, which is 5th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 276 1st downs this season, ranking them 15th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Los Angeles has run for 1,735 yards as a unit, which ranks 7th in the league. They've run 402 times, averaging 4.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Rams have been penalized on offense 96 times for 832 yards so far this year, which has them 13th in the NFL in penalties. Jared Goff has passed for 3,503 yards this year. He's completed 274 throws while attempting 439 passes for a completion percentage of 62.4%. His quarterback rating this season is 98.9. He averages 12.8 yards per completion and 8 yards per pass attempt.
Los Angeles is 5th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 272. They have given up a total of 4,605 yards on D, which is 12th in the league. The Rams are 16th in yards per play allowed with 5.2. Their pass defense has allowed 5.5 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 3rd in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 282 throws on 483 attempts against the Los Angeles Rams defense this season, ranking them 7th and 19th in the league. The Los Angeles pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,914 yards in the air, which is 6th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 361 attempts for 1,691 yards this season, putting them in 24th place in the NFL against the run. The Rams have had 93 penalties for 731 yards on defense this year. That places them 5th in the league. They've allowed a score on 28.8% of possessions on defense, which is 2nd in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
Los Angeles is 1st in the NFL in punt returns with 42. They've totaled 449 punt return yards and are averaging 10.7 yards per return, which is 3rd in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 53 yards. They have returned 35 kicks for 901 yards on special teams, placing them 2nd in kick return yardage. The Rams average 25.7 yards per kick return and have a long of 103 yards this season. They are 1st in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 6,638. The Los Angeles Rams have tried 40 field goals this season and made 38, which is 1st in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 95.0%. Los Angeles Rams kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 44 for 46 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,572 yards on 54 punts, averaging 47.6 yards per punt. That ranks them 5th in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tennessee Titans have run for 1,620 yards as a team, which ranks 13th in the NFL. They've run 378 times, averaging 4.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Titans have been penalized on offense 78 times for 716 yards so far this season, which has them 30th in the league in penalties. They are 19th in the NFL in points scored with 296. They have run 845 plays this season for 4,426 yards, which ranks them 22nd in the league in total offense. The Titans average 5.2 yards per play, which is 17th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 260 1st downs this year, placing them 22nd overall as an offensive unit. Marcus Mariota averages 7.2 yards per pass attempt and 11.4 yards per completion. He has completed 247 passes on 393 attempts for a completion percentage of 62.8%. His quarterback rating is 79.7. He has thrown for 2,823 yards this season.
The Titans rush defense has allowed 348 attempts for 1,221 yards this year, putting them in 3rd place in the league against the run. Tennessee has committed 108 penalties for 857 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 24th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 40% of possessions on defense, which is 30th in the league. They are 18th in the league in points allowed on defense with 319. They have surrendered a total of 4,617 yards on D, which is 13th in the NFL. The Tennessee Titans are ranked 6th in yards per play allowed with 5. Their pass defense has given up 5.9 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 11th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 332 passes on 532 attempts against the Tennessee defense this season, placing them 30th and 31st in the National Football League. The Titans pass defense has also given up a total of 3,396 yards through the air, which is 25th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Tennessee Titans have attempted 35 field goals this season and made 29, which is 7th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 82.9%. Tennessee kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 29 for 30 this year. Their punters have totaled 3,200 yards on 62 punts, averaging 51.6 yards per punt. That places them 1st in the NFL in punting average. Tennessee is ranked 13th in the league in punt returns with 30. They've accumulated 274 punt return yards and average 9.1 yards per return, which is 12th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 46 yards. They have returned 25 kicks for 509 yards on special teams, ranking 24th in kick return yardage. The Titans average 20.4 yards per kick return and have a long of 48 yards this year. They are 27th in the league in all-purpose yards with 5,388.
Who will win tonight's Rams/Titans NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Titans +6
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