New York Giants vs Los Angeles Rams Prediction, 10/4/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 4
Game: New York Giants vs Los Angeles Rams
Date: Sunday, October 4, 2020
Location: SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles -7.5
Jared Goff and the Los Angeles Rams (2-1) play the New York Giants (0-3) at SoFi Stadium on Sunday, October 4, 2020. Los Angeles opens this matchup as 7.5-point favorites. The O/U has been set at 47.
The New York Giants come into this game with a record of 0-3 for this year. In their last game they played the San Francisco 49ers and ended up taking the loss by a score of 36-9. Daniel Jones went 17/32 with 179 yards passing but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He gave away 1 interception during the game. Jones led the team on the ground for that game. His longest run of the day went for 23 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He ran for 49 yards via 5 carries which meant he averaged 9.8 yards per carry. Darius Slayton was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 53 yards on 3 receptions. He had an average of 17.7 yards per reception for that game. The New York Giants ran the ball a total of 15 times and totaled 66 yards which had them averaging 4.4 yards per carry. Overall, they ran 49 plays which added up to 231 yards. On the day, the Giants racked up a total of 13 first downs and they had a total of 5 penalties for 18 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, New York gave up 25 catches on 36 throws totaling 327 yards, and a completion percentage of 69.0%. Against the run, the Giants gave up 93 yards on 35 tries which is an average of 2.7 yards per run allowed. For this contest, they gave up a total of 420 yards but finished the game without a turnover.
The Giants have racked up 817 yards in total this year. As a team they're averaging 56.7 yards via the ground game which has them sitting 32nd in the NFL. When it comes to notching touchdowns, New York has earned 2 touchdowns via the pass and 1 touchdown on the ground. When talking about getting in the endzone, the New York Giants are sitting at 12.7 points per contest. When talking about yards through the air, the Giants have allowed 704 yards which ranks them 10th in the league. Over the course of this year, they have relinquished 357.7 yards per contest which has them ranked 13th in the league. The Giants sit in 17th in the league concerning their opponents scoring, giving up 26.3 points per game. They are giving up 3.8 yards per rushing attempt and 123.0 rushing yards per game for the year. In their 3 games played this year, they have conceded 234.7 yards per contest through the air as well as giving up a completion percentage of 66.7%. Over the course of this year, they have conceded 369 rushing yards through 3 games.
The Rams head into this matchup 2-1 this season. The last time they took the field they played the Buffalo Bills and were beaten 35-32. Darrell Henderson Jr. led the team on the ground during the game. He had a long run of 14 yards and he notched 1 TD for the game. He rushed for a total of 114 yards by way of 20 carries which gave him an average of 5.7 yards per carry. Cooper Kupp was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 107 yards on 9 catches. He earned an average of 11.9 yards per catch during the game. Jared Goff went 23/32 with 321 yards passing and completed 2 TD's. He tossed 1 interception in the game. The Los Angeles Rams ran the football 32 times and racked up 167 yards earning them an average of 5.2 yards per carry. Overall, the Rams earned a total of 28 1st downs and they had 3 penalties for 30 yards. For the game, they ran 66 plays which gave them a total of 478 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, Los Angeles allowed 24 completions on 33 attempts totaling 274 yards, and a completion percentage of 73.0%. Overall, they allowed a total of 375 yards and earned 2 turnovers. On the ground, the Rams allowed 101 yards on 21 attempts which is an average of 4.8 yards per run allowed.
Over the course of the season thus far, the Rams have thrown for 838 yards through the air not to mention holding an average of 279.3 passing yards per contest, giving them a rank of 7th in the league. The Los Angeles Rams are averaging 449.7 yards/game which has them sitting 3rd in the NFL. They have an average of 170.3 yards per game on the ground and have run for 511 yards for this year. When it comes to their ability to score points, the Rams rank 7th in football holding an average of 29.7 points per outing. Concerning passing yardage, the Rams have given up 760 yards which has them ranked 21st in the NFL. For the year, they are conceding 372.7 yards per outing ranking them 18th in the NFL. The Rams rank 13th in the National Football League regarding team defense, giving up 23.7 points per game. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.8 yards per rush and 119.3 yards on the ground per game this season. In their 3 games played this season, they have relinquished 253.3 yards per game through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 65.2%. In total, they have allowed 358 yards via the running game in 3 games.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Rams NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rams -7.5
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