Philadelphia Eagles at Los Angeles Rams Week 15 NFL Picks & Predictions 12/16/2018
Sunday, December 16, 2018
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
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The Los Angeles Rams host the Philadelphia Eagles at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Sunday, December 16, 2018. The opening line for this game has Los Angeles as 8.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 52.
The Rams have an over/under record of 6-7-0 and they are 5-7-1 against the spread. The Eagles have an ATS record of 4-9-0 while their over/under record is 5-8-0.
Valuable Philadelphia Eagles Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Eagles are 5-8-0 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Eagles are 4-9-0 against the spread
Important Los Angeles Rams Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Rams are 6-7-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Rams are 5-7-1 against the spread
Key Philadelphia Eagles Injuries
12/10/18 OL Isaac Seumalo Pectoral is questionable Sunday vs LA Rams
12/10/18 DE Josh Sweat Ankle is questionable Sunday vs LA Rams
12/09/18 CB Avonte Maddox Knee is questionable Sunday vs LA Rams
12/09/18 RB Corey Clement Knee left last game, is questionable Sunday vs LA Rams
12/09/18 LB Jordan Hicks Calf is questionable Sunday vs LA Rams
12/09/18 CB Sidney Jones Hamstring injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs LA Rams
12/09/18 DT Tim Jernigan Back is questionable Sunday vs LA Rams
12/08/18 CB Jalen Mills Foot IR
11/12/18 CB Ronald Darby Knee is out for season
10/24/18 DE Derek Barnett Rotator Cuff is out for season
10/08/18 RB Jay Ajayi ACL IR
09/28/18 S Rodney McLeod Knee IR
09/19/18 WR Mike Wallace Ankle IR
09/06/18 WR Mack Hollins Groin IR
09/05/18 TE Richard Rodgers Knee IR
09/04/18 CB Elie Bouka Undisclosed IR
09/04/18 LB Paul Worrilow Knee IR
08/31/18 S Chris Maragos Knee is out indefinitely
Key Los Angeles Rams Injuries
12/10/18 C John Sullivan Concussion is questionable Sunday vs Philadelphia
12/04/18 RB Malcolm Brown Shoulder is out for season
11/12/18 WR Cooper Kupp ACL IR
10/01/18 DT Dominique Easley Knee IR
09/20/18 WR Mike Thomas Hip 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 Philadelphia Eagles have run for 1,273 yards as a team, which ranks 3rd in the NFL. They've run 312 times, averaging 4.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Eagles have been penalized on offense 78 times for 673 yards so far this season, which has them 7th in the league in penalties. They are 3rd in the NFL in points scored with 281. They have run 832 plays this season for 4,585 yards, which ranks them 7th in the league in total offense. The Eagles average 5.5 yards per play, which is 9th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 279 1st downs this year, placing them 4th overall as an offensive unit. Carson Wentz averages 7.7 yards per pass attempt and 11 yards per completion. He has completed 279 passes on 401 attempts for a completion percentage of 69.6%. His quarterback rating is 102.2. He has thrown for 3,074 yards this season.
The Eagles rush defense has allowed 283 attempts for 1,386 yards this year, putting them in 1st place in the league against the run. Philadelphia has committed 98 penalties for 870 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 18th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 40.3% of possessions on defense, which is 2nd in the league. They are 4th in the league in points allowed on defense with 295. They have surrendered a total of 4,992 yards on D, which is 4th in the NFL. The Eagles are ranked 9th in yards per play allowed with 6.1. Their pass defense has given up 6.7 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 8th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 340 passes on 504 attempts against the Philadelphia Eagles defense this season, placing them 26th and 31st in the National Football League. The Philadelphia pass defense has also given up a total of 3,606 yards through the air, which is 17th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Philadelphia Eagles have attempted 24 field goals this season and made 20, which is 16th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 83.3%. Philadelphia Eagles kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 25 for 26 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,564 yards on 53 punts, averaging 48.4 yards per punt. That places them 18th in the NFL in punting average. Philadelphia is ranked 24th in the league in punt returns with 30. They've accumulated 191 punt return yards and average 6.4 yards per return, which is 12th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 42 yards. They have returned 27 kicks for 616 yards on special teams, ranking 32nd in kick return yardage. The Eagles average 22.8 yards per kick return and have a long of 48 yards this year. They are 13th in the league in all-purpose yards with 5,620.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Los Angeles Rams are 1st in the National Football League in points scored with 425. They have run 848 plays this year for 5,493 yards, which ranks them 10th in the NFL in total offense. The Rams average 6.5 yards per play, which is 7th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 317 1st downs this season, ranking them 16th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Los Angeles has run for 1,725 yards as a unit, which ranks 8th in the league. They've run 358 times, averaging 4.8 yards per rush as a unit. The Rams have been penalized on offense 79 times for 705 yards so far this year, which has them 16th in the NFL in penalties. Jared Goff has passed for 3,934 yards this year. He's completed 295 throws while attempting 458 passes for a completion percentage of 64.4%. His quarterback rating this season is 101.2. He averages 13.3 yards per completion and 8.6 yards per pass attempt.
Los Angeles is 12th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 313. They have given up a total of 4,702 yards on D, which is 19th in the league. The Rams are 19th in yards per play allowed with 6. Their pass defense has allowed 6.5 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 11th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 282 throws on 438 attempts against the Los Angeles defense this season, ranking them 8th and 20th in the league. The Rams pass defense has also surrendered a total of 3,087 yards in the air, which is 13th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 316 attempts for 1,615 yards this season, putting them in 28th place in the NFL against the run. The Los Angeles Rams have had 81 penalties for 708 yards on defense this year. That places them 3rd in the league. They've allowed a score on 37.9% of possessions on defense, which is 8th in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
Los Angeles is 2nd in the NFL in punt returns with 24. They've totaled 272 punt return yards and are averaging 11.3 yards per return, which is 4th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 60 yards. They have returned 37 kicks for 803 yards on special teams, placing them 3rd in kick return yardage. The Rams average 21.7 yards per kick return and have a long of 40 yards this season. They are 3rd in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 6,753. The Los Angeles Rams have tried 34 field goals this season and made 28, which is 2nd in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 82.4%. Los Angeles kickers have made 95% of their extra points, going 39 for 41 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,590 yards on 35 punts, averaging 45.4 yards per punt. That ranks them 4th in the NFL in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Eagles/Rams NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Eagles +8.5
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