Minnesota Vikings at Los Angeles Rams Week 4 NFL Picks & Predictions 9/27/2018
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
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The Minnesota Vikings travel to Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum to take on the Los Angeles Rams on Thursday, September 27, 2018. The opening line for this game has Los Angeles as 7 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 47.
The Vikings have an ATS record of 1-2-0 while their over/under record is 1-2-0. The Rams have an over/under record of 1-2-0 and they are 3-0-0 against the spread.
Valuable Minnesota Vikings Betting Trends
The Minnesota Vikings are 1-2-0 against the over/under
The Minnesota Vikings are 1-2-0 against the spread
Important Los Angeles Rams Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Rams are 1-2-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Rams are 3-0-0 against the spread
Key Minnesota Vikings Injuries
09/23/18 RB Dalvin Cook Hamstring is questionable Thursday vs LA Rams
09/23/18 TE David Morgan Knee is questionable Thursday vs LA Rams
09/23/18 DE Everson Griffen Knee is questionable Thursday vs LA Rams
09/23/18 CB Trae Waynes Ankle left last game, is questionable Thursday vs LA Rams
09/23/18 DB Marcus Sherels Chest is questionable Thursday vs LA Rams
09/10/18 T Aviante Collins Elbow IR
09/04/18 DE Ade Aruna Knee IR
09/04/18 T Cedrick Lang Leg IR
09/04/18 DE Hercules Mata'afa Knee IR
09/04/18 FB Johnny Stanton Leg IR
09/04/18 TE Josiah Price Knee IR
08/10/18 C Nick Easton Neck IR
08/03/18 LB Kentrell Brothers Suspension 4- game suspension (elgible to return 10/7 vs Philadelphia)
Key Los Angeles Rams Injuries
09/25/18 CB Aqib Talib Ankle is out indefinitely
09/25/18 CB Marcus Peters Calf left last game, is questionable Thursday vs Minnesota
09/23/18 LB Mark Barron Ankle is questionable Thursday vs Minnesota
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 Morgan Fox Knee IR
09/04/18 DE Ryan Davis Undisclosed IR
08/11/18 CB Kevin Peterson ACL IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Minnesota Vikings are 10th in the NFL in points scored with 59. They have run 204 plays this season for 1,115 yards, which ranks them 11th in the league in total offense. The Vikings average 5.5 yards per play, which is 13th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 64 1st downs this year, placing them 6th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Minnesota has run for 198 yards as a team, which ranks 7th in the NFL. They've run 56 times, averaging 3.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Vikings have been penalized on offense 21 times for 181 yards so far this season, which has them 22nd in the league in penalties. Kirk Cousins has thrown for 965 yards this season. He has completed 95 passes on 139 attempts for a completion percentage of 68.3%. His quarterback rating is 98.8. He averages 6.9 yards per pass attempt and 10.2 yards per completion.
Minnesota is 1st in the league in points allowed on defense with 72. They have surrendered a total of 970 yards on D, which is 1st in the NFL. The Vikings are ranked 2nd in yards per play allowed with 5. Their pass defense has given up 6.1 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 2nd in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 60 passes on 97 attempts against the Minnesota Vikings defense this season, placing them 7th and 19th in the National Football League. The Minnesota pass defense has also given up a total of 654 yards through the air, which is 2nd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 87 attempts for 316 yards this year, putting them in 2nd place in the league against the run. The Vikings have committed 22 penalties for 159 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 20th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 42.9% of possessions on defense, which is 3rd in the league.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Los Angeles Rams have run for 401 yards as a unit, which ranks 8th in the league. They've run 94 times, averaging 4.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Rams have been penalized on offense 19 times for 183 yards so far this year, which has them 16th in the NFL in penalties. They are 1st in the National Football League in points scored with 102. They have run 199 plays this year for 1,318 yards, which ranks them 10th in the NFL in total offense. The Rams average 6.6 yards per play, which is 7th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 80 1st downs this season, ranking them 16th overall as an offensive unit. Jared Goff has completed 71 throws while attempting 101 passes for a completion percentage of 70.3%. He has passed for 941 yards this year. He averages 13.3 yards per completion and 9.3 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 111.
The Rams rush defense has given up 58 attempts for 290 yards this season, putting them in 28th place in the NFL against the run. They have had 24 penalties for 232 yards on defense this year. That places them 3rd in the league. They've allowed a score on 23.3% of possessions on defense, which is 8th in the NFL. Los Angeles is 12th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 36. They have given up a total of 888 yards on D, which is 19th in the league. The Rams are 19th in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Their pass defense has allowed 5.9 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 11th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 64 throws on 97 attempts against the Los Angeles Rams defense this season, ranking them 8th and 20th in the league. The Rams pass defense has also surrendered a total of 598 yards in the air, which is 13th overall in total pass defense.
Who will win tonight's Vikings/Rams NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Vikings +7
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