Los Angeles Rams vs Washington Football Team Prediction, 10/11/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 5
Game: Los Angeles Rams vs Washington Football Team
Date: Sunday, October 11, 2020
Location: FedEx Field in Landover, MD
Odds/Point Spread: Washington +5.5
FedEx Field is the venue where Kyle Allen and the Washington Football Team (1-3) will take on the Los Angeles Rams (3-1) on Sunday. Washington opens this contest as 5.5-point underdogs. The over/under opens at 45.5.
The Los Angeles Rams head into this matchup 3-1 for this season. In their last outing they played the New York Giants and ended up getting the win by a score of 17-9. Jared Goff went 25/32 with 200 yards through the air and added 1 touchdown. He finished the game without throwing an interception. Malcolm Brown paced the team in rushing for the game. He broke a long run for 13 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He rushed for a total of 37 yards via 9 carries which had him averaging 4.1 yards per carry. Cooper Kupp led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 69 yards on 5 catches. He averaged 13.8 yards per reception for the game. The Los Angeles Rams ran the ball 23 times and generated 58 yards which had them averaging 2.5 yards per rushing attempt. In all, they ran 57 plays which added up to 240 yards. For the game, the Rams got 15 1st downs and they had 1 infraction for 5 yards. In terms of defense, Los Angeles gave up 23 catches on 36 attempts for a total of 159 yards, and a completion percentage of 64.0%. On the ground, the Rams gave up 136 yards on 25 runs which means they had an average of 5.4 yards per rushing attempt allowed. Overall, they gave up 295 yards and forced 1 turnover.
In terms of scoring, the Los Angeles Rams are sitting at 26.5 points per game. As a unit they average 142.3 yards on the ground which has them sitting 7th in the NFL. The Rams have tallied 1,589 total yards this season. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Los Angeles has totaled 6 touchdowns through the air and 7 rushing touchdowns. The Rams rank 6th in the league in relation to the opposition scoring, conceding 20 points per game. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 5.0 yards per rushing attempt and 123.5 yards on the ground per contest over the course of this year. During the season, they have conceded 494 yards via the ground game in 4 games. Regarding passing yards, the Rams have allowed 919 yards which puts them in 10th in the league. In their 4 games played, they have given up 229.8 yards per game through the air in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 64.9%. For the season, they are giving up 353.3 yards per contest ranking them 12th in the league.
The Washington Football Team come into this matchup with a record of 1-3 for this season. The last time they took the field they took on the Baltimore Ravens and were defeated 31-17. Antonio Gibson paced the team in rushing in the game. He tore off a long run of 10 yards and he ran for 1 TD for the contest. He rushed for a total of 46 yards by way of 13 carries which meant he averaged 3.5 yards per tote. Terry McLaurin led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 118 yards on 10 receptions. He notched an average of 11.8 yards per reception in the game. Dwayne Haskins Jr. went 32/45 with 314 yards through the air but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He walked away with no picks. The Washington Football Team ended up rushing 22 times and earned a total of 69 yards giving them an average of 3.1 yards per carry. On the day, they earned 24 1st downs and they had a total of 2 penalties for 20 yards. In the game, they finished with a total of 70 plays which gave them a total of 343 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Washington gave up 15 catches on 23 tries totaling 206 yards, and a completion percentage of 65.0%. For the game, they gave up 350 yards and forced 2 takeaways. Against the run, Washington gave up 144 yards on 32 runs which is an average of 4.5 yards per rushing attempt allowed.
Over the course of the season thus far, the Washington Football Team have thrown for a total of 838 yards via the pass in addition to holding an average of 209.5 passing yards per contest, which ranks 26th in the league. They are averaging 301.8 yards per contest which ranks them 30th out of all teams in the league. They maintain an average of 92.3 yards per game via the rush and have run for 369 yards in total. Regarding their scoring prowess, the Football Team ranks 30th in football with 19.8 points per game. Regarding passing yardage, they have conceded 834 yards which ranks them 6th in the NFL. Overall, they are granting 338.3 yards per game putting them at 7th in football. They rank 22nd in the league when it comes to team defense, conceding 28 PPG. They are giving up an average of 4.4 yards per rush on the ground and 129.8 rushing yards per game this season. During their 4 games played, they have allowed 208.5 yards per contest via the pass as well as allowing a completion percentage of 64.3%. In total, they have allowed 519 running yards through 4 games.
Who will win tonight's Rams/Football Team NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Rams -5.5
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