Los Angeles Rams vs Seattle Seahawks Prediction, 10/7/2021 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 5
Game: Los Angeles Rams vs Seattle Seahawks
Date: Thursday, October 7, 2021
Location: Lumen Field in Seattle, WA
Odds/Point Spread: Seahawks (+2.5)
Lumen Field is where the Seattle Seahawks (2-2) will meet the Los Angeles Rams (3-1) on Thursday. Los Angeles opens as 2.5-point favorites from oddsmakers. The betting total is set at 53.
The Los Angeles Rams come into this game with a record of 3-1 this season. In their last contest, the Rams took the field against the Cardinals and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 37-20. Darrell Henderson led the offense in rushing for the Rams with 14 carries for 89 yds (6.4 yds per attempt). Van Jefferson held an average of 15.0 yds per catch by accumulating 90 yards on 6 catches. Matthew Stafford connected on 26/41 with 280 yds through the air and 2 TDs. He had a quarterback rate of 89.5 and walked away from the game with 1 pick. On the ground, the Rams conceded 216 yards on 40 attempts, which averages out to 5.4 yds per rush surrendered. Los Angeles gave up 24 completions on 32 tries for 249 yds, and a completion percentage of 75.0%. Overall, they had 64 plays which converted into 401 yards. The Los Angeles Rams ended up running the ball 23 times and had 121 yards, which had them averaging 5.3 yards per attempt.
When talking about scoring, the Los Angeles Rams are sitting at 28.8 PPG. As a unit they maintain an average of 93.0 yards on the ground which is 23rd in the league. The Rams have earned 1,565 yards in total for the season. Los Angeles has earned 57 first downs as a unit, and they have committed 12 penalties for 91 yards. They have surrendered the ball 4 times (2 interceptions and 2 fumbles lost). When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Los Angeles has totaled 11 passing touchdowns and 2 touchdowns via the ground.
The Rams rank 18th in the league concerning team defense, allowing 24.8 PPG. They are giving up 4.7 yards per rush and 123.5 rushing yards per contest this season. Overall, they have conceded 494 yards via the ground game in 4 games. When it comes to passing yardage, the Rams have conceded 1,093 yards which puts them in 25th in the league. They have yielded 273.3 yards per game via the pass and giving up a completion percentage of 71.2%. In total, they have surrendered 396.8 yards per game putting them at 27th in football. They have surrendered 4 touchdowns through the air as well as 6 touchdowns running the ball.
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The Seahawks step onto the field holding a record of 2-2 for this season. When they last played, the Seahawks got the victory with a final of 28-21 against the 49ers. Russell Wilson (2 TDs) ended the contest with 149 yds on 16/23 through the air while his QB rating was 116. He didn't throw any picks and his longest completion went for 28 yards. D.K. Metcalf was the top contributor in the passing game for the Seahawks, grabbing 4 throws for 65 yards (16.3 yds per reception). Alex Collins carried the ball 10 times for 44 yds, walking away from the contest with 4.4 yds per attempt for Seattle. The Seahawks finished the contest with a total of 234 yds on 54 plays (4.3 yards per play). Seattle ran for 3.8 yards per carry, finishing with a total of 105 yds on 28 carries. Seattle gave up 29 attempts on the ground for 143 yards (4.9 yds per rush). The Seahawks secondary gave up a completion percentage of 56.1%, relinquishing 314 yards on 23 out of 41 passing.
In terms of their ability to score points, the Seahawks currently rank 10th in the league by scoring 25.8 points per outing. During this campaign so far, the Seahawks currently sit at 973 passing yards as well as holding an average of 243.3 throwing yards per game, which ranks 17th out of all NFL teams. They have an average of 107.0 run yards per game and have run for 428 yards for the year. The Seattle Seahawks average 350.3 yards per game ranking them 19th out of all teams in the league. The Seattle offense has compiled 215 yds of penalties on 26 infractions, which is 12th in the NFL in terms of helping out the opposition. They have given away 0 picks while letting opponents recover 1 fumble and they have tallied 42 1st downs.
The Seahawks are relinquishing 25.0 PPG, which has them ranked 19th in the NFL. Seattle has conceded a total of 608 yards on the ground (152.0 yards per game) in addition to 3 touchdowns by ground for the season. They have surrendered 8 touchdowns through the air and 292.5 yards per contest, which has them ranked 28th in the NFL. The Seahawks defense has taken part in 299 plays, which is 32nd in football. This season, they have allowed 100 points in total. They have tallied 4 takeaways (3 fumbles and 1 interception) for the year.
Who will win tonight's Rams/Seahawks NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Rams -2.5
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