Los Angeles Rams vs Arizona Cardinals Prediction, 12/6/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 13
Game: Los Angeles Rams vs Arizona Cardinals
Date: Sunday, December 6, 2020
Location: State Farm Stadium in Glendale, AZ
Odds/Point Spread: Arizona +1.5
Kyler Murray and the Arizona Cardinals (6-5) play the Los Angeles Rams (7-4) at State Farm Stadium on Sunday, December 6, 2020. Los Angeles opens this matchup as 1.5-point favorites. The over/under has been set at 48.5.
The Los Angeles Rams come into this matchup with a record of 7-4 for this season. In their last contest they played the San Francisco 49ers and were defeated 23-20. Jared Goff went 19/31 with 198 yards through the air but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He walked away with 2 interceptions in the game. Cam Akers led the team in rushing for the game. He tore off a long run of 61 yards and he notched 1 touchdown for the game. He racked up a total of 84 yards on 9 carries which means he ran for an average of 9.3 yards per tote. Robert Woods led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 80 yards on 7 catches. He notched an average of 11.4 yards per reception for the game. The Los Angeles Rams rushed the ball a total of 28 times and generated 126 yards earning them an average of 4.5 yards per attempt. In all, they ran 61 plays for 308 yards. On the day, the Rams racked up a total of 14 first downs and they had 3 penalties for 27 yards. When discussing the defense, Los Angeles allowed 24 completions on 35 attempts for a total of 233 yards, and a completion percentage of 69.0%. On the ground, the Rams allowed 115 yards on 33 tries which gave them an average of 3.5 yards per run allowed. On the day, they allowed 348 yards and earned 3 turnovers.
Regarding getting in the endzone, the Los Angeles Rams have an average of 23.9 PPG. As a team they maintain an average of 124.6 yards on the ground which has them sitting 9th in the National Football League. The Rams have earned 4,281 total yards for the year. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Los Angeles has compiled 16 passing touchdowns and 15 rushing touchdowns. The Rams rank 4th in the league in terms of team defense, conceding 19.5 PPG. Opposing teams are running for an average of 3.9 yards per rushing attempt and 93.5 yards on the ground per game this year. In total, they have allowed 1,028 rushing yards through 11 contests. In terms of yards through the air, the Rams have surrendered 2,239 yards which ranks them 4th in football. Over the course of their 11 games played this year, they are conceding 203.5 yards per game via the pass in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 63.4%. For the year, they have relinquished 297.0 yards per outing ranking them 2nd in football.
The Cardinals come into this game with a record of 6-5 this year. The last time they took the field they took on the New England Patriots and took the loss by a score of 20-17. Kenyan Drake paced the team on the ground in the game. He broke a long run for 14 yards and he added 2 TD's for the contest. He ran for 78 yards via 22 carries which had him averaging 3.5 yards per run. DeAndre Hopkins was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 55 yards on 5 catches. He had an average of 11.0 yards per reception in the game. Kyler Murray went 23/34 with 170 yards passing but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He walked away with 1 interception in the game. The Arizona Cardinals rushed the ball a total of 34 times and generated 138 yards which earned them an average of 4.1 yards per attempt. Overall, the Cardinals totaled 23 1st downs and they totaled 6 infractions for 50 yards. In all, they totaled 70 plays for a total of 298 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, Arizona conceded 9 catches on 18 tries for a total of 69 yards, and a completion percentage of 50.0%. For this contest, they allowed 179 yards and forced 2 takeaways. In the running game, the Cardinals conceded 110 yards on 30 attempts which gave them an average of 3.7 yards per carry allowed.
During this campaign thus far, the Cardinals currently have a total of 2,726 passing yards as well as an average of 247.8 passing yards per contest, giving them a rank of 15th in the NFL. The Arizona Cardinals average 403.7 yards per contest which has them ranked 2nd in the NFL. They are averaging 155.9 yards via the ground game and have toted the ball for 1,715 yards for this season. In terms of how much they score, the Cardinals are ranking 8th in the league by tallying 27.6 points per game. Regarding passing yards, the Cardinals have surrendered 2,499 yards which has them sitting in 13th in football. Over the course of this year, they have yielded 350.5 yards/game putting them at 15th in the NFL. The Cardinals are sitting in 14th in the National Football League in terms of team defense, conceding 23.5 points per contest. The opposition is running for an average of 4.5 yards per rushing attempt and 123.4 rushing yards per game this season. In their 11 games played this season, they have given up 227.2 yards per contest through the air as well as giving up a completion percentage of 64.8%. In total, they have allowed 1,357 yards via the ground game in 11 games.
Who will win tonight's Rams/Cardinals NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Cardinals +1.5
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