Dallas Cowboys vs Los Angeles Rams Prediction, 9/13/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 1
Game: Dallas Cowboys vs Los Angeles Rams
Date: Sunday, September 13, 2020
Location: SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles +2.5
Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys are headed to SoFi Stadium on Sunday where they'll meet the Los Angeles Rams. Dallas opens this contest as 2.5-point favorites. The O/U is set at 50.
The Cowboys finished last season having earned a 8-8 mark. Concerning putting points on the board, the Dallas Cowboys had an average of 27.1 points per contest. As a team they averaged 134.6 yards rushing, ranking this team 5th in the National Football League. The Cowboys racked up 6,904 total yards for the prior season. Dallas compiled 30 touchdowns via the pass and 18 rushing touchdowns. The Cowboys were ranked 11th in the NFL when it comes to their opponents scoring, giving up 20.1 points per contest. Opposing teams ran for an average of 4.1 yards per run and 103.5 rushing yards per contest for the previous season. For the year, they conceded 1,656 running yards through 16 games. Concerning yards through the air, the Cowboys conceded 3,576 yards which put them in 10th in the NFL. They gave up 21 passing touchdowns in addition to 14 rushing touchdowns. They surrendered 327.0 yards per contest which put them 9th in football.
Prescott has thrown 97 TD's while tossing 36 picks and the longest pass of his career went for 62 yards. His TD rate on pass attempts is 4.7% and his interception percentage is 1.7%. He's been driven back 826 yards while being sacked 136 times. He is averaging 246.5 yds per game through the air with a 99.7 quarterback rating. During the 64 games in his career, Prescott has connected on 1,363 of his 2,071 tries for a total of 15,778 yds. To this point in his career, Ezekiel Elliott has taken the field in 56 contests and has gained 5,405 yards on the ground. He's carried the ball 1,169 times to the tune of 4.6 yards per attempt. He is gaining 96.5 yards per game and has gotten into the endzone 40 different times as a runner. Elliott has coughed up the ball 15 times in his career and his longest run is 83 yds.
The Rams finished the 2019 season having earned a 9-7 record. Regarding how much they scored, the Rams had a ranking of 11th in football averaging 24.6 PPG. For the 2019 campaign, the Rams threw for 4,499 yards through the air in addition to averaging 281.2 throwing yards per contest, which had them ranked 4th in football. They held an average of 93.7 run yards per game and ran for 1,499 yards for the season. The Los Angeles Rams averaged 374.9 yards per game ranking them 7th in football. Los Angeles gave up a total of 1,809 yards on the ground (113.1 yards per outing) in addition to 15 touchdowns rushing last season. Last year, they relinquished 364 points in total. They conceded 23 touchdowns from the passing game and surrendered 226.6 yards/game, which put them in 12th in the NFL. The Rams allowed 22.8 points per game, which had them ranked 17th in the league.
For his career, Jared Goff has thrown for 14,219 yards with 87 touchdowns and 42 picks. Over the course of his time in the league, he has been sacked 106 different times totaling 787 yards lost behind the line of scrimmage. His QB rating is 86.5 with a TD rate of 4.7% and an interception rate of 2.2%. His longest pass completion during his time in the NFL was for 66 yds and he's averaging 263.3 yds per outing. Jared Goff has connected on 1,166 of his career 1,869 throws for a completion percentage of 62.4%. Cooper Kupp (21 TD's) holds an average of 66.6 yards per contest receiving and he averages 5.0 receptions per contest in his career. His longest reception of his career went for 70 yds and he's been able to haul in 69.3% of the passes thrown in his direction. He has caught 196 balls which means he averages 13.2 yards per catch. Kupp has racked up 2,596 yards through the air in 39 games for his career.
Who will win tonight's Cowboys/Rams NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Cowboys -2.5
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