New York Jets vs Los Angeles Rams Prediction, 12/20/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 15
Game: New York Jets vs Los Angeles Rams
Date: Sunday, December 20, 2020
Location: SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles -17
Jared Goff and the Los Angeles Rams (9-4) play the New York Jets (0-13) at SoFi Stadium on Sunday, December 20, 2020. New York opens this game as 17-point dogs. The over/under is set at 44.5.
The New York Jets head into this game 0-13 for this season. In their last game they took on the Seattle Seahawks and lost 40-3. Sam Darnold went 14/26 with 132 yards passing but didn't get a passing TD in the game. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. Josh Adams paced the team on the ground during the game. His longest run of the day went for 12 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He ran for a total of 27 yards via 6 carries which gave him an average of 4.5 yards per carry. Braxton Berrios was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 49 yards on 3 catches. He averaged 16.3 yards per catch during the game. The New York Jets ran the football 23 times and added 69 yards which gave them an average of 3.0 yards per rushing attempt. For the game, they ran 52 plays for 185 yards. On the day, the Jets had a total of 12 first downs and they had a total of 7 penalties for 50 yards. In terms of defense, New York allowed 25 catches on 32 attempts for a total of 236 yards, and a completion percentage of 78.0%. In the running game, the Jets allowed 174 yards on 36 runs which gave them an average of 4.8 yards per run allowed. Overall, they conceded 410 yards and earned 1 takeaway.
Concerning putting the ball in the endzone, the New York Jets hold an average of 14.1 points per game. Offensively they're averaging 103.7 yards on the ground which is 21st in the NFL. The Jets have racked up 3,507 yards in total for the season. In terms of distribution of touchdowns, New York has amassed 11 touchdowns via the pass and 7 touchdowns via the ground. The Jets sit in 31st in the league in relation to their opponents scoring, giving up 30.2 PPG. The opposition is running for an average of 3.9 yards per run and 112.8 yards on the ground per contest over the course of this year. For the year, they have allowed 1,467 yards via the ground game in 13 games. When it comes to passing yardage, the Jets have given up 3,728 yards which puts them in 31st in the NFL. During their 13 games played, they are allowing 286.8 yards per contest via the pass and giving up a completion percentage of 71.0%. Over the course of this year, they have relinquished 399.6 yards per outing which has them ranked 30th in the NFL.
The Rams come into this game with a record of 9-4 for this year. In their last game they took on the New England Patriots and notched a win by a score of 24-3. Cam Akers paced the team in rushing for the game. He tore off a long run of 35 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He ran for 171 yards on 29 carries which means he ran for an average of 5.9 yards per carry. Tyler Higbee was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 34 yards on 2 catches. He notched an average of 17.0 yards per catch for the game. Jared Goff went 16/25 with 137 yards through the air and completed 1 TD. He walked away with 1 interception in the game. The Los Angeles Rams rushed the ball a total of 36 times and generated 186 yards which had them averaging 5.2 yards per run. Overall, the Rams had a total of 17 1st downs and they had 5 penalties for 35 yards. Overall, they ran 62 plays which gave them a total of 318 yards. In terms of defense, Los Angeles gave up 14 completions on 23 attempts for a total of 113 yards, and a completion percentage of 61.0%. Overall, they allowed 220 yards and forced 1 turnover. In the running game, the Rams gave up 107 yards on 29 tries which means they had an average of 3.7 yards per carry allowed.
In terms of putting points on the board, the Rams currently sit 17th in the NFL holding an average of 25.0 PPG. During this campaign so far, the Rams have compiled 3,386 yards via the pass in addition to holding an average of 260.5 passing yards per game, ranking them 12th in the NFL. They hold an average of 128.9 yards per game via the rush and have toted the ball for 1,676 yards in total. The Los Angeles Rams average 389.4 yards per outing which has them sitting 5th in the league. The Rams sit in 3rd in the league regarding their opponents scoring, allowing 18.9 PPG. They are allowing an average of 3.9 yards per run and 94.2 rushing yards per game this season. Overall, they have allowed 1,224 yards via the running game in 13 outings. Regarding yards through the air, the Rams have given up 2,492 yards which ranks them 1st in the NFL. In their 13 games, they have surrendered 191.7 yards per contest through the air as well as conceding a completion percentage of 62.4%. Overall, they are surrendering 285.8 yards per contest which puts them 1st in the NFL.
Who will win tonight's Jets/Rams NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rams -17
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