Los Angeles Rams at San Francisco 49ers Week 7 NFL Picks & Predictions 10/21/2018
Sunday, October 21, 2018
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The Los Angeles Rams travel to Levi's Stadium to take on the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, October 21, 2018. The opening line for this game has Los Angeles as 11 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 53.5.
The Rams have an ATS record of 3-3-0 while their over/under record is 3-3-0. The 49ers have an over/under record of 5-1-0 and they are 2-4-0 against the spread.
Valuable Los Angeles Rams Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Rams are 3-3-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Rams are 3-3-0 against the spread
Important San Francisco 49ers Betting Trends
The San Francisco 49ers are 5-1-0 against the over/under
The San Francisco 49ers are 2-4-0 against the spread
Key Los Angeles Rams Injuries
10/15/18 WR Cooper Kupp Knee is downgraded to OUT Sunday vs San Francisco
10/14/18 G Rodger Saffold Knee injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs San Francisco
10/14/18 LB Matt Longacre Back injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs San Francisco
10/14/18 DL Michael Brockers Shoulder injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs San Francisco
10/01/18 DT Dominique Easley Knee IR
09/26/18 CB Aqib Talib Ankle IR
09/22/18 K Greg Zuerlein Groin is out indefinitely
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 Ryan Davis Undisclosed IR
09/04/18 DE Morgan Fox Knee IR
08/11/18 CB Kevin Peterson ACL IR
Key San Francisco 49ers Injuries
10/15/18 G Joshua Garnett Toe is questionable Sunday vs LA Rams
10/15/18 WR Trent Taylor Back is questionable Sunday vs LA Rams
10/15/18 WR Dante Pettis Knee is questionable Sunday vs LA Rams
09/23/18 QB Jimmy Garoppolo Knee is out for season
09/12/18 LB Brock Coyle Neck IR
09/08/18 LB Dekoda Watson Hamstring IR
09/04/18 S Marcell Harris Achilles IR
09/04/18 RB Jerick McKinnon ACL IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Los Angeles Rams are 1st in the NFL in points scored with 196. They have run 389 plays this season for 2,786 yards, which ranks them 10th in the league in total offense. The Rams average 7.2 yards per play, which is 7th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 159 1st downs this year, placing them 16th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Los Angeles has run for 926 yards as a team, which ranks 8th in the NFL. They've run 183 times, averaging 5.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Rams have been penalized on offense 38 times for 324 yards so far this season, which has them 16th in the league in penalties. Jared Goff has thrown for 1,928 yards this season. He has completed 134 passes on 194 attempts for a completion percentage of 69.1%. His quarterback rating is 110.9. He averages 9.9 yards per pass attempt and 14.4 yards per completion.
Los Angeles is 12th in the league in points allowed on defense with 118. They have surrendered a total of 2,064 yards on D, which is 19th in the NFL. The Rams are ranked 19th in yards per play allowed with 6. Their pass defense has given up 6.7 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 11th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 138 passes on 209 attempts against the Los Angeles Rams defense this season, placing them 8th and 20th in the National Football League. The Los Angeles pass defense has also given up a total of 1,470 yards through the air, which is 13th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 124 attempts for 594 yards this year, putting them in 28th place in the league against the run. The Rams have committed 41 penalties for 378 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 3rd in the NFL. They've given up a score on 36.1% 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 Rams 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.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The San Francisco 49ers have run for 855 yards as a unit, which ranks 21st in the league. They've run 167 times, averaging 5.1 yards per rush as a unit. The 49ers have been penalized on offense 41 times for 358 yards so far this year, which has them 4th in the NFL in penalties. They are 20th in the National Football League in points scored with 148. They have run 390 plays this year for 2,291 yards, which ranks them 12th in the NFL in total offense. The 49ers average 5.9 yards per play, which is 16th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 142 1st downs this season, ranking them 11th overall as an offensive unit. C.J. Beathard has completed 73 throws while attempting 114 passes for a completion percentage of 64%. He has passed for 892 yards this year. He averages 12.2 yards per completion and 7.8 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 87.3.
The 49ers rush defense has given up 149 attempts for 589 yards this season, putting them in 22nd place in the NFL against the run. They have had 39 penalties for 354 yards on defense this year. That places them 1st in the league. They've allowed a score on 42.3% of possessions on defense, which is 27th in the NFL. San Francisco is 25th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 179. They have given up a total of 2,263 yards on D, which is 24th in the league. The 49ers are 20th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Their pass defense has allowed 6.7 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 26th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 138 throws on 237 attempts against the San Francisco 49ers defense this season, ranking them 19th and 13th in the league. The 49ers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,674 yards in the air, which is 22nd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The San Francisco 49ers have tried 14 field goals this season and made 13, which is 3rd in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 92.9%. San Francisco kickers have made 92% of their extra points, going 11 for 12 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,087 yards on 25 punts, averaging 43.5 yards per punt. That ranks them 28th in the NFL in punting average. San Francisco is 17th in the NFL in punt returns with 11. They've totaled 37 punt return yards and are averaging 3.4 yards per return, which is 13th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 14 yards. They have returned 17 kicks for 487 yards on special teams, placing them 27th in kick return yardage. The 49ers average 28.6 yards per kick return and have a long of 90 yards this season. They are 12th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 2,989.
Who will win tonight's Rams/49ers NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Rams -11
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