Green Bay Packers at Los Angeles Rams Week 8 NFL Picks & Predictions 10/28/2018
Sunday, October 28, 2018
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
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Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum is the venue for the game between the Green Bay Packers and the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, October 28, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles as 8.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 56.
The Rams are 4-3-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 3-4-0. The Packers are 2-4-0 ATS and their over/under record is 5-1-0.
Valuable Green Bay Packers Betting Trends
The Green Bay Packers are 5-1-0 against the over/under
The Green Bay Packers are 2-4-0 against the spread
Important Los Angeles Rams Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Rams are 3-4-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Rams are 4-3-0 against the spread
Key Green Bay Packers Injuries
10/21/18 T Bryan Bulaga Shoulder is questionable Sunday vs LA Rams
10/21/18 WR Geronimo Allison Concussion is questionable Sunday vs LA Rams
10/21/18 CB Jaire Alexander Groin is questionable Sunday vs LA Rams
10/21/18 T Jason Spriggs Ankle is questionable Sunday vs LA Rams
10/21/18 WR Randall Cobb Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs LA Rams
10/21/18 CB Bashaud Breeland Acquired is questionable Sunday vs LA Rams
09/29/18 DL Muhammad Wilkerson Ankle IR
09/25/18 CB Davon House Knee IR
09/12/18 WR Trevor Davis Hamstring IR
09/04/18 WR Jake Kumerow Shoulder IR
08/10/18 LB Jake Ryan Knee IR
Key Los Angeles Rams Injuries
10/21/18 WR Cooper Kupp Knee is questionable Sunday vs Green Bay
10/21/18 CB Troy Hill Concussion injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs Green Bay
10/01/18 DT Dominique Easley Knee IR
09/26/18 CB Aqib Talib Ankle IR
09/20/18 WR Mike Thomas Hip IR
09/12/18 WR Pharoh Cooper Ankle IR
09/04/18 LB Carlos Thompson Undisclosed IR
09/04/18 LB Garrett Sickels Undisclosed IR
09/04/18 DE Morgan Fox Knee IR
09/04/18 DE Ryan Davis Undisclosed IR
08/11/18 CB Kevin Peterson ACL IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Green Bay Packers have run for 622 yards as a unit, which ranks 17th in the league. They've run 132 times, averaging 4.7 yards per rush as a unit. The Packers have been penalized on offense 49 times for 467 yards so far this year, which has them 25th in the NFL in penalties. They are 21st in the National Football League in points scored with 148. They have run 415 plays this year for 2,526 yards, which ranks them 26th in the NFL in total offense. The Packers average 6.1 yards per play, which is 25th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 137 1st downs this season, ranking them 18th overall as an offensive unit. Aaron Rodgers has completed 156 throws while attempting 254 passes for a completion percentage of 61.4%. He has passed for 1,997 yards this year. He averages 12.8 yards per completion and 7.9 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 100.1.
The Packers rush defense has given up 154 attempts for 699 yards this season, putting them in 17th place in the NFL against the run. They have had 32 penalties for 272 yards on defense this year. That places them 6th in the league. They've allowed a score on 33.8% of possessions on defense, which is 31st in the NFL. Green Bay is 26th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 144. They have given up a total of 1,970 yards on D, which is 22nd in the league. The Packers are 24th in yards per play allowed with 5.5. Their pass defense has allowed 6.3 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 29th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 116 throws on 185 attempts against the Green Bay Packers defense this season, ranking them 21st and 6th in the league. The Green Bay pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,271 yards in the air, which is 23rd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Green Bay Packers have tried 20 field goals this season and made 15, which is 32nd in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 75.0%. Green Bay Packers kickers have made 85% of their extra points, going 11 for 13 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,009 yards on 22 punts, averaging 45.9 yards per punt. That ranks them 20th in the NFL in punting average. Green Bay is 29th in the NFL in punt returns with 15. They've totaled 74 punt return yards and are averaging 4.9 yards per return, which is 2nd in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 17 yards. They have returned 9 kicks for 171 yards on special teams, placing them 10th in kick return yardage. The Packers average 19 yards per kick return and have a long of 25 yards this season. They are 21st in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 2,919.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Los Angeles Rams are 1st in the NFL in points scored with 235. They have run 450 plays this season for 3,117 yards, which ranks them 10th in the league in total offense. The Rams average 6.9 yards per play, which is 7th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 179 1st downs this year, placing them 16th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Los Angeles has run for 1,072 yards as a team, which ranks 8th in the NFL. They've run 218 times, averaging 4.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Rams have been penalized on offense 39 times for 334 yards so far this season, which has them 16th in the league in penalties. Jared Goff has thrown for 2,130 yards this season. He has completed 152 passes on 218 attempts for a completion percentage of 69.7%. His quarterback rating this season is 112.7. He averages 9.8 yards per pass attempt and 14 yards per completion.
Los Angeles is 12th in the league in points allowed on defense with 128. They have surrendered a total of 2,292 yards on D, which is 19th in the NFL. The Rams are ranked 19th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Their pass defense has given up 6.2 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 11th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 153 passes on 236 attempts against the Los Angeles defense this season, placing them 8th and 20th in the National Football League. The Rams pass defense has also given up a total of 1,591 yards through the air, which is 13th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 148 attempts for 701 yards this year, putting them in 28th place in the league against the run. The Los Angeles Rams have committed 43 penalties for 388 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 3rd in the NFL. They've given up a score on 32.9% of possessions on defense, which is 8th in the league.
Special Teams Stats
Los Angeles is ranked 2nd in the league in punt returns with 14. They've accumulated 197 punt return yards and average 14.1 yards per return, which is 4th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 60 yards. They have returned 17 kicks for 384 yards on special teams, ranking 3rd in kick return yardage. The Rams average 22.6 yards per kick return and have a long of 40 yards this year. They are 3rd in the league in all-purpose yards with 3,435. The Los Angeles Rams have attempted 15 field goals this season and made 11, which is 2nd in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 73.3%. Los Angeles kickers have made 95% of their extra points, going 19 for 20 this year. Their punters have totaled 497 yards on 11 punts, averaging 45.2 yards per punt. That places them 4th in the NFL in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Packers/Rams NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rams -8.5
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