Los Angeles Rams vs Green Bay Packers Prediction, 1/16/2021 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Divisional Playoffs
Game: Los Angeles Rams vs Green Bay Packers
Date: Saturday, January 16, 2021
Location: Lambeau Field in Green Bay, WI
Odds/Point Spread: Green Bay -7
Jared Goff and the Los Angeles Rams (10-6) head to Lambeau Field on Saturday where they'll take on the Green Bay Packers (13-3). The odds on this game have Green Bay as 7-point favorites. The over/under has been set at 46.5.
The Los Angeles Rams come into this matchup with a record of 10-6 this year. In the Wildcard round they played the Seattle Seahawks and earned the win by a score of 30-20. Jared Goff went 9/19 with 155 yards passing and added 1 touchdown. He finished the game without throwing an interception. Cam Akers led the team on the ground in the game. He had a long run of 20 yards and he ran for 1 TD in the game. He ran for 131 yards by way of 28 carries which means he ran for an average of 4.7 yards per run. Cooper Kupp was the receiving yardage leader by earning 78 yards on 4 catches. He notched an average of 19.5 yards per reception in the game. The Los Angeles Rams ran the ball a total of 30 times and generated 110 yards earning them an average of 3.7 yards per rush. For the game, they ran 70 plays which added up to 333 yards. Overall, the Rams earned a total of 21 first downs and they had a total of 5 penalties for 38 yards. When discussing the defense, Los Angeles allowed 19 catches on 27 tries for a total of 166 yards, and a completion percentage of 70.0%. In the running game, the Rams allowed 48 yards on 18 carries which gave them an average of 2.7 yards per run allowed. In the game, they conceded 214 yards and earned 1 takeaway.
The Rams have racked up 6,032 yards in total for the season. Offensively they have an average of 126.1 yards rushing which has them sitting 10th in the NFL. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Los Angeles has totaled 20 passing touchdowns and 19 touchdowns via the ground. When talking about putting points on the board, the Los Angeles Rams are sitting at 23.3 points per game. The Rams are sitting in 1st in the league concerning team defense, allowing 18.5 points per game. They are allowing 3.8 yards per run and 91.3 yards on the ground per contest for the year. For the season, they have conceded 1,460 rushing yards through 16 outings. In terms of passing yards, the Rams have conceded 3,051 yards which has them sitting in 1st in the league. Over the course of their 16 games played this year, they are allowing 190.7 yards per outing via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 63.3%. For the season, they have relinquished 281.9 yards per contest ranking them 1st in the league.
The Packers come into this game with a record of 13-3 for this season. In their last game they went up against the Chicago Bears and notched a win by a score of 35-16. Aaron Jones led the team in rushing for the game. He tore off a long run of 10 yards and he notched 1 TD for the game. He rushed for a total of 42 yards by way of 11 carries which means he ran for an average of 3.8 yards per tote. Marquez Valdes-Scantling was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 87 yards on 2 catches. He notched an average of 43.5 yards per reception for the game. Aaron Rodgers went 19/24 with 240 yards passing and tossed 4 touchdowns. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. The Green Bay Packers ended up rushing 19 times and generated 79 yards earning them an average of 4.2 yards per rushing attempt. In the game, the Packers totaled 17 first downs and they had a total of 4 penalties for 30 yards. On the day, they ran 44 plays for 316 yards. In terms of defense, Green Bay gave up 33 completions on 42 throws for a total of 248 yards, and a completion percentage of 79.0%. In the game, they allowed a total of 356 yards and earned 2 turnovers. Against the run, the Packers gave up 108 yards on 31 attempts which means they had an average of 3.5 yards per carry allowed.
Over the course of the season thus far, the Packers currently sit at 4,106 passing yards as well as holding an average of 256.6 passing yards per game, which ranks 9th out of all NFL teams. The Green Bay Packers average 389.0 yards per contest ranking them 5th out of all teams in the NFL. They maintain an average of 132.4 rushing yards per game and have rushed for 2,118 yards for the year. When discussing the points being put on the board, the Packers are ranking 1st out of all teams in the NFL by scoring 31.8 PPG. Concerning yards through the air, the Packers have conceded 3,539 yards which ranks them 7th in the NFL. For the season, they are giving up 334.0 yards per outing which has them sitting 9th in the league. The Packers are ranked 13th in the league in relation to team defense, conceding 23.1 points per game. They are allowing an average of 4.5 yards per rushing attempt and 112.8 rushing yards per contest for the year. In their 16 games, they are giving up 221.2 yards per game through the air as well as giving up a completion percentage of 64.6%. During this campaign, they have allowed 1,805 yards on the ground through 16 contests.
Who will win tonight's Rams/Packers NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Rams +7
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