Washington Redskins at Los Angeles Rams Week 2 NFL Picks & Predictions 9/17/2017
Sunday, September 17, 2017
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
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The Washington Redskins travel to Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum to take on the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, September 17, 2017. The opening line for this game has Washington as 1.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 46. The Redskins have an ATS record of 0-1-0 while their over/under record is 0-1-0. The Rams have an over/under record of 1-0-0 and they are 1-0-0 against the spread.
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Valuable Washington Redskins Betting Trends
The Washington Redskins are 0-1-0 against the over/under
The Washington Redskins are 0-1-0 against the spread
Important Los Angeles Rams Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Rams are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Rams are 1-0-0 against the spread
Key Washington Redskins Injuries
09/07/17 S Su'a Cravens Personal out indefinitely
09/05/17 RB Keith Marshall Knee IR
09/05/17 DL Phil Taylor Sr. Quad IR
09/05/17 DE Trent Murphy Knee IR
07/30/17 S DeAngelo Hall Knee PUP
Key Los Angeles Rams Injuries
09/10/17 DT Aaron Donald Holdout "?" Sunday vs. Washington
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)
08/31/17 CB Troy Hill Suspension 3-game suspension (eligible return 10/1 vs. Dallas)
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Washington Redskins are 20th in the NFL in points scored with 17. They have run 61 plays this season for 264 yards, which ranks them 21st in the league in total offense. The Redskins average 4.3 yards per play, which is 25th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 16 1st downs this year, placing them 24th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Washington has run for 64 yards as a team, which ranks 20th in the NFL. They've run 17 times, averaging 3.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Redskins have been penalized on offense 2 times for 15 yards so far this season, which has them 30th in the league in penalties. Kirk Cousins has thrown for 240 yards this season. He has completed 23 passes on 40 attempts for a completion percentage of 57.5%. His quarterback rating is 72.9. He averages 6 yards per pass attempt and 10.4 yards per completion.
Washington is 29th in the league in points allowed on defense with 30. They have surrendered a total of 356 yards on D, which is 22nd in the NFL. The Redskins are ranked 24th in yards per play allowed with 5.5. Their pass defense has given up 7.3 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 26th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 26 passes on 39 attempts against the Washington Redskins defense this season, placing them 24th and 26th in the National Football League. The Washington pass defense has also given up a total of 298 yards through the air, which is 28th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 24 attempts for 58 yards this year, putting them in 9th place in the league against the run. The Redskins have committed 8 penalties for 76 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 26th in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
Washington has returned 4 kicks for 77 yards on special teams, ranking 4th in kick return yardage. The Redskins average 19.3 yards per kick return and have a long of 24 yards this year. They are 15th in the league in all-purpose yards with 384. Washington Redskins kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 2 for 2 this year. Their punters have totaled 162 yards on 4 punts, averaging 40.5 yards per punt. That places them 25th in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Los Angeles Rams have run for 63 yards as a unit, which ranks 22nd in the league. They've run 33 times, averaging 1.9 yards per rush as a unit. The Rams have been penalized on offense 7 times for 50 yards so far this year, which has them 13th in the NFL in penalties. They are 1st in the National Football League in points scored with 46. They have run 64 plays this year for 373 yards, which ranks them 5th in the NFL in total offense. The Rams average 5.8 yards per play, which is 5th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 19 1st downs this season, ranking them 19th overall as an offensive unit. Jared Goff has completed 21 throws while attempting 29 passes for a completion percentage of 72.4%. He has passed for 306 yards this year. He averages 14.6 yards per completion and 10.6 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 117.9.
The Rams rush defense has given up 24 attempts for 75 yards this season, putting them in 15th place in the NFL against the run. They have had 4 penalties for 20 yards on defense this year. That places them 4th in the league. Los Angeles is 8th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 9. They have given up a total of 225 yards on D, which is 8th in the league. The Rams are 13th in yards per play allowed with 4.6. Their pass defense has allowed 6 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 16th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 11 throws on 21 attempts against the Los Angeles Rams defense this season, ranking them 5th and 5th in the league. The Rams pass defense has also surrendered a total of 150 yards in the air, which is 8th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Los Angeles Rams have tried 3 field goals this season and made 3, which is 11th in the league. Los Angeles kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 5 for 5 this season. Their punters have accumulated 218 yards on 5 punts, averaging 43.6 yards per punt. That ranks them 17th in the NFL in punting average. Los Angeles is 13th in the NFL in punt returns with 3. They've totaled 15 punt return yards and are averaging 5 yards per return, which is 17th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 8 yards. They have returned 2 kicks for 48 yards on special teams, placing them 9th in kick return yardage. The Rams average 24 yards per kick return and have a long of 35 yards this season. They are 7th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 444.
Who will win tonight's Redskins/Rams NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Redskins -1.5
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