Los Angeles Rams vs New York Giants Prediction, 10/17/2021 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 6
Game: Los Angeles Rams vs New York Giants
Date: Sunday, October 17, 2021
Location: MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ
Odds/Point Spread: Giants (+10.5)
The Los Angeles Rams (4-1) are en route to MetLife Stadium on Sunday where they will try to defeat the New York Giants (1-4). New York opens this contest as 10.5-point underdogs. The total is set at 49.5.
The Los Angeles Rams come into this matchup with a record of 4-1 for this year. In their last contest, the Rams took on the Seahawks and took home the win by a score of 26-17. Darrell Henderson was the rushing leader for the Rams with 17 attempts for 82 yards (4.8 yds per carry). Robert Woods averaged 12.5 yds per reception by accumulating 150 yards on 12 receptions. Matthew Stafford finished 25/37 with 365 yds through the air and 1 TD. He had a quarterback rating of 97.2 and walked away from the game with 1 pick. When it came to stopping the run, the Rams gave up 92 yds on 25 attempts, which calculates to 3.7 yards per run allowed. Los Angeles allowed 21 completions on 33 attempts for a total of 262 yards, and a completion rate of 63.6%. In all, they had 67 plays for 476 yds. The Los Angeles Rams ran the ball a total of 29 times and accumulated 118 yards, which came out to an average of 4.1 yds per carry.
In terms of getting in the endzone, the Los Angeles Rams have an average of 28.2 points per game. As a team they average 98.0 yards in the run game ranking them 23rd in the league. The Rams have earned 2,041 total yards over the course of this season. Los Angeles has compiled 73 first downs as a team, and they have been called for 17 penalties for 176 yards. They have surrendered the football 5 different times (3 picks and 2 fumbles lost). With reference to scoring touchdowns, Los Angeles has compiled 12 touchdowns via the pass and 4 touchdowns via the ground.
The Rams rank 13th in the National Football League concerning team defense, giving up 23.2 PPG. They are giving up an average of 4.5 yards per rush and 117.2 rushing yards per contest this year. In total, they have given up 586 yards on the ground through 5 games. When talking about passing yards, the Rams have allowed 1,355 yards which ranks them 23rd in football. They have yielded 271.0 yards per outing through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 69.9%. For the year, they are giving up 388.2 yards per game which ranks them 23rd in the NFL. They have conceded 6 touchdowns via the pass and 6 touchdowns via the ground game.
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The Giants head into this matchup 1-4 for this season. When they last stepped on the field, the Giants walked away with a loss by a score of 44-20 when they played the Cowboys. Devontae Booker carried the football 16 times for 42 yds, finishing the game with 2.6 yds per attempt for New York. Kadarius Toney had the best day in terms of receiving for the Giants, hauling in 10 footballs for 189 yds (18.9 yards per reception). Mike Glennon (1 TD) finished the game with 196 yards on 16/25 through the air while his quarterback rating was 68.1. He had 2 picks and his longest pass completion was 35 yards. New York allowed 39 run attempts for 201 yards (5.2 yds per carry). The Giants secondary allowed a completion rate of 69.7%, surrendering 314 yds on 23 for 33 through the air. The Giants finished the contest with a total of 367 yds while running 64 plays (5.7 yds per play). New York ran for 2.9 yds per attempt, finishing the game with 73 yds on 25 carries.
The New York Giants maintain an average of 380.6 yards/game ranking them 12th out of all teams in the NFL. They maintain an average of 95.8 yards via the ground game and have run for 479 yards in total. The New York offense has compiled 255 yds of penalties on 31 infractions, which is 21st in the league in terms of hurting your team. They have tossed 3 picks while losing 2 fumbles and they have obtained 67 1st downs. Over the course of the season so far, the Giants currently sit at 1,424 yards via the pass as well as holding an average of 284.8 throwing yards per game, which ranks 8th in the NFL. When it comes to their ability to score points, the Giants rank 23rd in the NFL holding an average of 20.6 PPG.
New York has allowed a total of 692 rushing yards (138.4 yards per outing) and 5 touchdowns rushing for the season. They have allowed the opposition 10 touchdowns through the air and 270.2 yards per game, which has them ranked 22nd in the league. Their defense has tallied 6 turnovers (3 fumbles and 3 picks) on the season. Overall, they have relinquished 139 total points. The Giants defense has taken part in 333 plays, which has them sitting 25th in football. The Giants are surrendering 27.8 PPG, ranking them 26th in football.
Who will win tonight's Rams/Giants NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Giants +10.5
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