Los Angeles Rams vs San Francisco 49ers Prediction, 10/18/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 6
Game: Los Angeles Rams vs San Francisco 49ers
Date: Sunday, October 18, 2020
Location: Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, CA
Odds/Point Spread: San Francisco -3
Jared Goff and the Los Angeles Rams (4-1) go to Levi's Stadium on Sunday where they'll take on the San Francisco 49ers (2-3). Los Angeles opens this matchup as 3-point dogs. The O/U opens at 49.
The Los Angeles Rams head into this matchup 4-1 for this season. In their last contest they faced the Washington Football Team and won by a score of 30-10. Jared Goff went 21/30 with 309 yards through the air and threw 2 TD's. He threw 1 interception during the game. Cam Akers led the team in rushing for that game. He broke a long run for 46 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He rushed for 61 yards on 9 carries which gave him an average of 6.8 yards per run. Gerald Everett was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 90 yards on 4 catches. He notched an average of 22.5 yards per catch for that game. The Los Angeles Rams ended up rushing 35 times and generated 129 yards which gave them an average of 3.7 yards per rushing attempt. For the game, they ran 66 plays which added up to 429 yards. On the day, the Rams had a total of 20 1st downs and they had a total of 5 infractions for 60 yards. When discussing the defense, Los Angeles allowed 18 completions on 30 throws for a total of 70 yards, and a completion percentage of 60.0%. In the running game, the Rams allowed 38 yards on 14 tries which is an average of 2.7 yards per carry allowed. Overall, they gave up 108 yards but finished the game without a turnover.
Concerning putting points on the board, the Los Angeles Rams are sitting at 27.2 points per contest. Offensively they're averaging 139.6 yards on the ground ranking them 7th in the NFL. The Rams have tallied 2,018 total yards this season. In terms of getting the ball in the endzone, Los Angeles has totaled 8 touchdowns through the air and 9 rushing touchdowns. The Rams are sitting in 3rd in the NFL regarding team defense, conceding 18.0 points per game. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.7 yards per attempt on the ground and 106.4 rushing yards per game this season. During the season, they have allowed 532 rushing yards through 5 games. When talking about passing yards, the Rams have given up 989 yards which has them ranked 6th in football. During their 5 games played this year, they have conceded 197.8 yards per game via the pass in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 64.1%. Overall, they are conceding 304.2 yards/outing which has them ranked 4th in the National Football League.
The 49ers head into this matchup 2-3 for this season. In their last game they took on the Miami Dolphins and took the defeat by a score of 43-17. Raheem Mostert paced the team in rushing for the game. He tore off a long run of 37 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He scurried for 90 yards by way of 11 carries which meant he was running for 8.2 yards per tote. Brandon Aiyuk was the receiving yardage leader by earning 44 yards on 3 receptions. He notched an average of 14.7 yards per reception for the game. C.J. Beathard went 9/18 with 94 yards passing and added 1 touchdown. He ended the game with no interceptions. The San Francisco 49ers ran the ball 19 times and earned 131 yards which had them averaging 6.9 yards per carry. On the day, the 49ers racked up 19 first downs and they had 7 infractions for 75 yards. On the day, they totaled 59 plays which gave them a total of 259 yards. When discussing the defense, San Francisco allowed 22 completions on 28 throws for a total of 342 yards, and a completion percentage of 79.0%. In the game, they gave up a total of 436 yards but went the whole game without forcing a turnover. Against the run, the 49ers allowed 94 yards on 33 tries which gave them an average of 2.8 yards per carry allowed.
In terms of their scoring prowess, the 49ers rank 18th in the league with 24.8 PPG. For the year thus far, the 49ers have racked up 1,176 yards via the pass in addition to an average of 235.2 throwing yards per contest, giving them a rank of 20th in the NFL. They average 129.0 run yards per game and have toted the ball for 645 yards in total. The San Francisco 49ers maintain an average of 364.2 yards per outing which has them sitting 21st out of all teams in the NFL. The 49ers rank 10th in the National Football League concerning the opposition scoring, conceding 22.8 PPG. They are giving up an average of 3.8 yards per rush and 107.4 rushing yards per game this season. For the season, they have given up 537 rushing yards through 5 games. When it comes to passing yards, the 49ers have conceded 1,078 yards which has them ranked 9th in football. Over the course of their 5 games played, they have allowed 215.6 yards per game through the air as well as allowing a completion percentage of 65.0%. During this campaign, they have yielded 323.0 yards per contest putting them at 5th in the National Football League.
Who will win tonight's Rams/49ers NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rams +3
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