Los Angeles Rams vs Miami Dolphins Prediction, 11/1/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 8
Game: Los Angeles Rams vs Miami Dolphins
Date: Sunday, November 1, 2020
Location: Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Miami +3
Hard Rock Stadium is the venue where Tua Tagovailoa and the Miami Dolphins (3-3) will take on the Los Angeles Rams (5-2) on Sunday. The spread on this contest has Los Angeles as 3-point favorites. The over/under is set at 44.5.
The Los Angeles Rams come into this matchup with a record of 5-2 this year. The last time they took the field they played the Chicago Bears and earned the win by a score of 24-10. Jared Goff went 23/33 with 219 yards through the air and completed 2 touchdowns. He walked away with no picks. Darrell Henderson Jr. paced the team on the ground for that game. He tore off a long run of 11 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He ran for a total of 64 yards by way of 15 carries which means he ran for an average of 4.3 yards per carry. Josh Reynolds was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 52 yards on 4 catches. He earned an average of 13.0 yards per reception for that game. The Los Angeles Rams ended up rushing 34 times and added 161 yards which earned them an average of 4.7 yards per carry. Overall, they ran 68 plays for a total of 371 yards. For the game, the Rams had a total of 24 first downs and they totaled 4 penalties for 46 yards. When discussing the defense, Los Angeles gave up 28 completions on 40 tries totaling 230 yards, and a completion percentage of 70.0%. In the running game, the Rams gave up 49 yards on 17 attempts which is an average of 2.9 yards per attempt allowed. For this contest, they conceded 279 yards and earned 2 takeaways.
The Rams have earned 2,700 total yards over the course of this year. As a unit they're averaging 138.9 yards on the ground ranking this team at 7th in the league. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, Los Angeles has earned 12 touchdowns via the pass and 10 rushing touchdowns. In terms of scoring, the Los Angeles Rams have an average of 25.1 PPG. The Rams are sitting in 2nd in the league concerning team defense, conceding 17.7 points per game. They are allowing 4.2 yards per attempt on the ground and 100.4 rushing yards per game this season. In total, they have allowed 703 running yards through 7 games. When talking about passing yardage, the Rams have conceded 1,487 yards which has them ranked 12th in the league. In their 7 games, they have allowed 212.4 yards per contest through the air and giving up a completion percentage of 65.7%. In total, they are giving up 312.9 yards per game ranking them 6th in the league.
The Dolphins come into this game with a record of 3-3 for this season. The last time they took the field they faced the New York Jets and won by a score of 24-0. Myles Gaskin paced the team on the ground for that game. He broke a long run for 15 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He rushed for a total of 91 yards by way of 18 carries which meant he averaged 5.1 yards per carry. Adam Shaheen was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 51 yards on 3 receptions. He earned an average of 17.0 yards per catch for that game. Ryan Fitzpatrick went 18/27 with 191 yards through the air and added 3 touchdowns. He tossed 2 interceptions on the day. The Miami Dolphins ran the ball 25 times and earned 110 yards which had them averaging 4.4 yards per rushing attempt. In the game, the Dolphins got 18 first downs and they had a total of 5 penalties for 25 yards. For the game, they ran 56 plays which added up to 302 yards. In terms of defense, Miami gave up 21 catches on 44 tries for a total of 148 yards, and a completion percentage of 48.0%. Overall, they allowed a total of 263 yards and earned 1 turnover. In the running game, the Dolphins gave up 115 yards on 22 tries which gave them an average of 5.2 yards per carry allowed.
During this campaign thus far, the Dolphins currently have a total of 1,495 passing yards in addition to holding an average of 249.2 passing yards per game, which ranks 17th in the league. The Miami Dolphins are averaging 354.3 yards/contest which has them ranked 22nd in football. They are averaging 105.2 yards per game via the rush and have toted the ball for 631 yards for this season. When discussing the points being put on the board, the Dolphins currently rank 12th in the NFL scoring 26.7 points per outing. The Dolphins rank 3rd in the league when it comes to the opposition scoring, giving up 18.8 points per game. They are giving up 5.0 yards per running attempt and 124.2 rushing yards per game this season. For the year, they have allowed 745 rushing yards through 6 outings. Concerning yards through the air, the Dolphins have conceded 1,416 yards which puts them in 7th in the National Football League. During their 6 games, they have relinquished 236.0 yards per outing via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 62.2%. For the year, they have surrendered 360.2 yards/outing which has them sitting 16th in the NFL.
Who will win tonight's Rams/Dolphins NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Dolphins +3
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