San Francisco 49ers at Los Angeles Rams Week 17 NFL Picks & Predictions 12/30/2018
Sunday, December 30, 2018
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
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The Los Angeles Rams host the San Francisco 49ers at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Sunday, December 30, 2018. The opening line for this game has Los Angeles as 10 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 50.
The Rams have an over/under record of 7-8-0 and they are 6-8-1 against the spread. The 49ers have an ATS record of 5-10-0 while their over/under record is 8-7-0.
Valuable San Francisco 49ers Betting Trends
The San Francisco 49ers are 8-7-0 against the over/under
The San Francisco 49ers are 5-10-0 against the spread
Important Los Angeles Rams Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Rams are 7-8-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Rams are 6-8-1 against the spread
Key San Francisco 49ers Injuries
12/25/18 WR Dante Pettis Knee is downgraded to out Sunday vs LA Rams
12/25/18 WR Marquise Goodwin Calf is questionable Sunday vs LA Rams
12/25/18 RB Matt Breida Ankle is downgraded to out Sunday vs LA Rams
12/24/18 CB K'Waun Williams Knee injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs LA Rams
12/23/18 TE Garrett Celek Concussion left last game, is questionable Sunday vs LA Rams
12/23/18 S Jaquiski Tartt Shoulder is questionable Sunday vs LA Rams
12/18/18 CB Ahkello Witherspoon Knee IR
12/10/18 WR Pierre Garcon Knee IR
12/05/18 LS Kyle Nelson Suspension is out for season
12/04/18 LB Dekoda Watson Calf IR
11/28/18 DB Jimmie Ward Forearm IR
11/02/18 RB Raheem Mostert Arm IR
10/22/18 DB Adrian Colbert Ankle IR
09/23/18 QB Jimmy Garoppolo Knee is out for season
09/12/18 LB Brock Coyle Neck IR
09/04/18 RB Jerick McKinnon ACL IR
Key Los Angeles Rams Injuries
12/25/18 S Lamarcus Joyner Ankle is questionable Sunday vs San Francisco
12/23/18 RB Todd Gurley II Knee is questionable Sunday vs San Francisco
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 San Francisco 49ers have run for 1,775 yards as a team, which ranks 21st in the NFL. They've run 401 times, averaging 4.4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The 49ers have been penalized on offense 107 times for 941 yards so far this season, which has them 4th in the league in penalties. They are 20th in the NFL in points scored with 310. They have run 945 plays this season for 5,378 yards, which ranks them 12th in the league in total offense. The 49ers average 5.7 yards per play, which is 16th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 322 1st downs this year, placing them 11th overall as an offensive unit. Nick Mullens averages 8.3 yards per pass attempt and 13 yards per completion. He has completed 153 passes on 241 attempts for a completion percentage of 63.5%. His quarterback rating is 91.2. He has thrown for 1,995 yards this season.
The 49ers rush defense has allowed 402 attempts for 1,659 yards this year, putting them in 22nd place in the league against the run. San Francisco has committed 111 penalties for 954 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 1st in the NFL. They've given up a score on 38.2% of possessions on defense, which is 27th in the league. They are 25th in the league in points allowed on defense with 387. They have surrendered a total of 5,169 yards on D, which is 24th in the NFL. The 49ers are ranked 20th in yards per play allowed with 5.4. Their pass defense has given up 6.4 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 26th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 327 passes on 514 attempts against the San Francisco 49ers defense this season, placing them 19th and 13th in the National Football League. The San Francisco pass defense has also given up a total of 3,510 yards through the air, which is 22nd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The San Francisco 49ers have attempted 33 field goals this season and made 32, which is 3rd in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 97.0%. San Francisco 49ers kickers have made 92% of their extra points, going 24 for 26 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,874 yards on 67 punts, averaging 42.9 yards per punt. That places them 28th in the NFL in punting average. San Francisco is ranked 17th in the league in punt returns with 31. They've accumulated 180 punt return yards and average 5.8 yards per return, which is 13th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 23 yards. They have returned 35 kicks for 919 yards on special teams, ranking 27th in kick return yardage. The 49ers average 26.3 yards per kick return and have a long of 97 yards this year. They are 12th in the league in all-purpose yards with 6,839.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Los Angeles Rams are 1st in the National Football League in points scored with 479. They have run 989 plays this year for 6,361 yards, which ranks them 10th in the NFL in total offense. The Rams average 6.4 yards per play, which is 7th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 373 1st downs this season, ranking them 16th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Los Angeles has run for 2,076 yards as a unit, which ranks 8th in the league. They've run 417 times, averaging 5 yards per rush as a unit. The Rams have been penalized on offense 90 times for 821 yards so far this year, which has them 16th in the NFL in penalties. Jared Goff has passed for 4,489 yards this year. He's completed 349 throws while attempting 535 passes for a completion percentage of 65.2%. His quarterback rating this season is 99.5. He averages 12.9 yards per completion and 8.4 yards per pass attempt.
Los Angeles is 12th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 352. They have given up a total of 5,346 yards on D, which is 19th in the league. The Rams are 19th in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Their pass defense has allowed 6.5 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 11th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 324 throws on 500 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 3,516 yards in the air, which is 13th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 364 attempts for 1,830 yards this season, putting them in 28th place in the NFL against the run. The Los Angeles Rams have had 94 penalties for 811 yards on defense this year. That places them 3rd in the league. They've allowed a score on 38% of possessions on defense, which is 8th in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
Los Angeles is 2nd in the NFL in punt returns with 28. They've totaled 296 punt return yards and are averaging 10.6 yards per return, which is 4th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 60 yards. They have returned 39 kicks for 834 yards on special teams, placing them 3rd in kick return yardage. The Rams average 21.4 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 7,714. The Los Angeles Rams have tried 39 field goals this season and made 32, which is 2nd in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 82.1%. Los Angeles kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 45 for 47 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,862 yards on 40 punts, averaging 46.6 yards per punt. That ranks them 4th in the NFL in punting average.
Who will win tonight's 49ers/Rams NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the 49ers +10
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