Los Angeles Rams vs Indianapolis Colts Prediction, 9/19/2021 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 2
Game: Los Angeles Rams vs Indianapolis Colts
Date: Sunday, September 19, 2021
Location: Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN
Odds/Point Spread: Colts (+4)
Lucas Oil Stadium is the location where the Indianapolis Colts (0-1) will meet the Los Angeles Rams (1-0) on Sunday. Indianapolis opens this contest as 4-point underdogs. The total comes in at 48.
The Los Angeles Rams come into this matchup with a record of 1-0 for this season. In their last game, the Rams took on the Bears and took home the win by a score of 34-14. Matthew Stafford connected on 20/26 with 321 yards through the air and 3 touchdowns. He had a quarterback rating of 156.1 and ended the contest with no picks. Darrell Henderson led the offense in rushing for the Rams with 16 attempts for 70 yds (4.4 yards per attempt). Cooper Kupp held an average of 15.4 yards per catch by accounting for 108 yards on 7 receptions. The Los Angeles Rams ran the football 23 different times and had 74 yds, earning them an average of 3.2 yards per attempt. In all, they had 50 plays which converted into 386 yards. Los Angeles conceded 29 completions on 40 attempts for 188 yds, and a completion rate of 72.5%. When it came to stopping the run, the Rams gave up 134 yds on 26 attempts, which averages out to 5.2 yards per run allowed.
The Rams have earned 386 total yards for this campaign. Los Angeles has accounted for 13 1st downs as a unit, and they have been called for 4 penalties for 36 yards. As a team they're holding an average of 74.0 yards on the ground which has them sitting 24th in the National Football League. In terms of scoring points, the Los Angeles Rams hold an average of 34.0 points per game.
When talking about passing yardage, the Rams have given up 188 yards which has them ranked 8th in the National Football League. They have given up 188.0 yards per outing via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 72.5%. For the year, they have surrendered 322.0 yards per outing which ranks them 9th in the NFL. They are giving up 5.2 yards per rush and 134.0 rushing yards per game this season. Overall, they have conceded 134 yards via the ground game in 1 game. The Rams are ranked 6th in the National Football League in terms of their opponents scoring, allowing 14.0 points per contest.
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The Colts step onto the field holding a record of 0-1 for this season. In their last game, the Colts took a defeat with a final score of 28-16 when they faced the Seahawks. Carson Wentz (2 touchdowns) walked away from the contest with 251 yards on 25/38 through the air while his QB rating was 102. He didn't toss any interceptions and his longest completion went for 24 yds. Nyheim Hines was one of the featured targets for the Colts, hauling in 6 throws for 48 yards (8.0 yds per catch). Jonathan Taylor carried the football 17 times for 56 yds, ending the game with 3.3 yards per carry for Indianapolis. The Colts finished the game with a total of 336 yards and they ran 71 plays (4.7 yards per play). Indianapolis rushed for 3.8 yards per attempt, finishing with a total of 113 yards on 30 carries. Indianapolis gave up 27 running attempts for 140 yds (5.2 yards per carry). The Colts pass defense allowed a completion rate of 78.3%, relinquishing 241 yds on 18 out of 23 passing.
The Indianapolis Colts average 336.0 yards/contest which has them sitting 22nd out of all teams in the NFL. They average 113.0 yards per game via the ground game. The Indianapolis offense has totaled 16 penalty yds on 2 violations, which has them ranked 32nd in the league in terms of helping out the other team. For the year so far, the Colts have thrown for a total of 223 yards through the air, which ranks 21st in the league. Regarding their scoring prowess, the Colts currently sit 25th out of all teams in the NFL with an average of 16.0 points per contest.
The Colts are surrendering 28.0 points per contest, which puts them in 20th of all teams in the league. Indianapolis has surrendered a total of 140 rushing yards. They have allowed the opposition 4 touchdowns from the passing game and 241.0 yards per outing, which has them sitting 13th out of all teams. The Colts defense has taken part in 53 plays, which ranks 5th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Rams/Colts NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Los Angeles -4
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