Seattle Seahawks vs Los Angeles Rams Pick, Odds, Week 14 Prediction 12/8/2019
Game: Seattle Seahawks vs Los Angeles Rams
Date: Sunday, December 8, 2019
Location: Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, CA
Odds/Point Spread: LA +3
Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks head to Memorial Coliseum on Sunday where they'll take on the Los Angeles Rams. Los Angeles opens this matchup as 3-point dogs. The total opens at 46.5. The Seahawks are 10-2-0 ATS and 7-5-0 when betting on the total. The Rams are 4-8-0 when wagering on the over/under and 7-5-0 against the spread.
The last time they took the field, the Seattle Seahawks went up against the Minnesota Vikings and earned the victory by a score of 37-30. Running the show from under center for the Seahawks was Russell Wilson who went 21/31 with 240 yards passing and tossed 2 TD's. He threw 1 pick on the day. Chris Carson led the team on the ground for that game. He broke a long run for 25 yards and he notched 1 touchdown during the game. He ran for 102 yards via 23 carries which gave him an average of 4.4 yards per run. DK Metcalf was the receiving yardage leader by earning 75 yards on 6 receptions. He had an average of 12.5 yards per catch for that game. The Seattle Seahawks ran the ball 43 times and generated 218 yards giving them an average of 5.1 yards per rushing attempt. Overall, they ran 76 plays which added up to 444 yards. For the game, the Seahawks earned a total of 24 1st downs and they totaled 1 penalty for 30 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, Seattle conceded 22 catches on 38 tries totaling 276 yards, and a completion percentage of 58.0%. On the ground, the Seahawks conceded 78 yards on 14 runs which gave them an average of 5.6 yards per carry allowed. Overall, they gave up 354 yards and earned 3 turnovers. Another prediction you may want to look into is the NFL pick ATS from Tony Sink on the Giants vs Eagles game.
The Seahawks step onto the field holding a record of 10-2 this season. They are in the middle of the pack in regard to scoring in the league averaging 27 points per contest, which has them at 5th in the NFL. As a team, they are averaging 144 rushing yards per game which is 2nd in the conference. For total yardage, they rank 2nd among NFC teams and 3rd in the NFL with 4,683 yards. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, the Seahawks currently have a total of 26 passing TDs and 12 rushing TDs. This team is one of the more average teams in terms of scoring among NFC West teams and I wouldn't expect things to change too much in this game.
The Seahawks have one of the average defenses in the league, allowing 24.4 points per game ranking them 10th in the conference. When it comes to yards rushing, Seattle is giving up 99.6 yards per game which has them at 1st among NFC West teams and 8th in the NFL. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.6 yards per carry ranking them 13th in the conference and 24th in the NFL overall. In total, they have allowed 1,724 yards rushing through 12 contests. When it comes to passing yards, the Seahawks have allowed 3,232 yards. Opponents are completing 63.8% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 6.5 yards per try. They have conceded 15 passing TDs and 13 rushing TDs.
The last time they took the field, the Los Angeles Rams went up against the Arizona Cardinals and notched a win by a score of 34-7. Todd Gurley II paced the team on the ground for that contest. He broke a long run for 11 yards and he ran for 1 TD for the game. He ran for 95 yards by way of 19 carries which means he ran for an average of 5.0 yards per tote. Robert Woods was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 172 yards on 13 catches. He earned an average of 13.2 yards per catch for that contest. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Rams was Jared Goff who went 32/43 with 424 yards through the air and added 2 TD's. He finished this contest without throwing a pick. The Los Angeles Rams ended up rushing 30 times and totaled 132 yards which gave them an average of 4.4 yards per rushing attempt. In the game, they ran 76 plays for 549 yards. In the game, the Rams totaled 27 1st downs and they had 8 infractions for 81 yards. When discussing the defense, Los Angeles allowed 19 completions on 34 tries totaling 124 yards, and a completion percentage of 56.0%. On the ground, the Rams allowed 74 yards on 21 carries which is an average of 3.5 yards per run allowed. In the game, they allowed a total of 198 yards and forced 1 turnover. Tony Sink has a NFL prediction for the contest between the Cowboys and Bears.
The Rams head into this matchup 7-5. In terms of offensive proficiency, the Rams have one of the middle tier offenses in the NFL. When talking about the points that are being put on the board, the Rams are ranked 3rd in the division and 12th out of all the teams in the league with an average of 23.6 points per contest. Los Angeles hasn't done much to make teams fear their rushing game by averaging 94 rushing yards per game, ranking them 25th in the NFL. As a unit, they have a total of 1,130 yards rushing through 12 games, so they are going to want to make some changes to the ground game if they want to make teams respect them. The Rams average 370 yards per game overall which has them at 10th among NFL teams and 7th in the NFC.
The Rams are conceding 20.8 points per game ranking them 2nd in the NFC West and 13th in the league. Their passing defense is one of the mediocre units in the league. They are conceding 223 passing yards per game. For yards through the air allowed per game, the Rams currently sit at 4th among NFC teams. They have conceded 18 passing TDs for the 2019 season. In regard to points given up, they have allowed 250 points in total. In regard to rushing yards, they are giving up 104 yards per game ranking them 13th in the NFL and 2nd in the division. In 2019, they have conceded 1,250 yards on the ground and 9 rushing TDs.
Who will win tonight's Seahawks/Rams NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Seahawks -3
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