Bears vs Rams Picks, Predictions, Week 11 Odds 11/17/2019
Game: Chicago Bears vs Los Angeles Rams
Date: Sunday, November 17, 2019
Location: Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, CA
Odds/Point Spread: LA -7.5
Memorial Coliseum is the venue where Jared Goff and the Los Angeles Rams will play the Chicago Bears on Sunday. Chicago opens this matchup as 7.5-point underdogs. The O/U opens at 42. The Bears are 4-5-0 ATS and 3-6-0 when betting on the total. The Rams are 3-6-0 when wagering on the over/under and 5-4-0 against the spread.
In their last contest, the Chicago Bears played the Detroit Lions and ended up getting the win by a score of 20-13. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Bears was Mitchell Trubisky who went 16/23 with 173 yards passing and tossed 3 touchdowns. He finished the game without throwing an interception. David Montgomery led the team in rushing in the game. He broke a long run for 9 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He ran for 60 yards on 17 carries which meant he averaged 3.5 yards per run. Allen Robinson II led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 86 yards on 6 receptions. He notched an average of 14.3 yards per reception in the game. The Chicago Bears ran the ball 24 times and added 81 yards giving them an average of 3.4 yards per rushing attempt. In the game, the Bears totaled 13 first downs and they totaled 7 infractions for 57 yards. Overall, they ran 52 plays for 226 yards. When discussing the defense, Chicago gave up 27 catches on 46 tries totaling 259 yards, and a completion percentage of 59.0%. On the ground, the Bears gave up 98 yards on 27 tries which is an average of 3.6 yards per run allowed. On the day, they conceded 357 yards and earned 1 turnover. Another prediction you may want to look into is the NFL pick from Parlays Pundit on the Cowboys vs Lions contest.
Bears are Now 4-5 After Win
The Bears head into this game 4-5 for this year. They are a low scoring offensive team in the NFC North and they will have to really have a good night if they want to have a good offensive game. For total yardage, they rank 15th among NFC teams and 29th in the NFL with 2,360 yards. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, the Bears have compiled a total of 11 passing touchdowns and 5 rushing TDs. In terms of scoring, they are one of the worst in the league with an average of 18 points per game, which has them at 27th in the NFL. As a unit, they have an average of 81 yards on the ground per game which is 15th in the conference.
The Bears have one of the best defenses in the league, allowing 17.4 points per contest putting them 2nd among NFC teams. When it comes to passing yards, the Bears have allowed 2,100 yards. Teams are completing 67.1% of the throws they are attempting against them and averaging 5.7 yards per try. They have allowed 9 passing touchdowns and 8 rushing TDs. In terms of yards on the ground, Chicago is allowing 94.0 yards per contest which has them at 2nd in the NFC North and 9th in the NFL. Opposing teams are running for an average of 3.7 yards per rush ranking them 3rd in the conference and 4th in the league overall. Overall, they have allowed 725 rushing yards through 9 contests.
In their last game, the Los Angeles Rams faced the Pittsburgh Steelers and took the defeat by a score of 17-12. Leading the way at QB for the Rams was Jared Goff who went 22/41 with 243 yards through the air but didn't get a passing TD in the game. He tossed 2 picks in the game. Todd Gurley II led the team on the ground for the game. He tore off a long run of 22 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He scurried for 73 yards via 12 carries which meant he averaged 6.1 yards per run. Robert Woods led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 95 yards on 7 catches. He averaged 13.6 yards per reception for the game. The Los Angeles Rams ended up rushing 23 times and racked up 88 yards giving them an average of 3.8 yards per rush. For the contest, the Rams earned a total of 16 first downs and they had 10 penalties for 95 yards. On the day, they ran 69 plays for 306 yards. When discussing the defense, Los Angeles allowed 22 completions on 38 throws totaling 231 yards, and a completion percentage of 58.0%. Overall, they gave up a total of 273 yards and earned 2 takeaways. In the running game, the Rams allowed 42 yards on 27 attempts which means they had an average of 1.6 yards per attempt allowed. Josh Schonwald has a pick for the game between the Jaguars and Colts.
Rams Now 5-4 After Loss
The Rams step onto the field holding a record of 5-4. Los Angeles needs to do more to make teams respect their running game by averaging 96 yards on the ground per game, ranking them 21st in the league. As a unit, they have compiled a total of 866 rushing yards through 9 contests, so they'll need to look to improve on these numbers if they want to compete with the better teams in the league. The Rams average 376 yards per game overall ranking them 12th in the league and 8th in the NFC. When looking at their ability to score points, the Rams are ranked 3rd in the NFC West and 10th out of all the teams in the league averaging 25.1 points per game.
The Rams are allowing 21.2 points per contest which puts them at 2nd among NFC West teams and 16th in the league. When talking about points allowed, they have given up 191 points in total. When talking about yards on the ground, they are allowing 91 yards per game ranking them 6th in the NFL and 1st in the NFC West. For this season, they have given up a total of 817 yards on the ground and 7 rushing touchdowns. Their passing defense is one of the middling groups in the NFL. They are giving up 240 passing yards per contest. For yards through the air allowed per game, the Rams are ranked 8th in the NFC. They have conceded 12 passing touchdowns for this season.
Who will win tonight's Bears/Rams NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Bears +7.5
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