Seattle Seahawks vs Los Angeles Rams Prediction, 12/21/2021 NFL Picks, Best Bets & Odds Week 15
Game: Seattle Seahawks vs Los Angeles Rams
Date: Tuesday, December 21, 2021
Location: SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Rams (-7)
SoFi Stadium is where the Los Angeles Rams (9-4) will meet the Seattle Seahawks (5-8) on Tuesday. Seattle opens this matchup as 7-point underdogs. The total is set at 47.
The Seattle Seahawks come into this matchup with a record of 5-8 this season. In their last game, the Seahawks stepped onto the field against the Texans and notched a win by a score of 33-13. Russell Wilson connected on 17/28 with 260 yards through the air and 2 TDs. He had a quarterback rating of 115.2 and finished the contest without throwing a pick. Rashaad Penny was the rushing leader for the Seahawks with 16 carries for 137 yds (8.6 yds per carry). Tyler Lockett left with an average of 28.4 yards per reception by accumulating 142 yards on 5 catches. The Seattle Seahawks ended up running the ball 29 times and accrued 193 yards, which is an average of 6.7 yards per tote. In all, they tallied 57 plays which gave them a total of 453 yards. Seattle conceded 33 pass completions on 49 tries for 317 yards, and a completion percentage of 67.3%. In the running game, the Seahawks conceded 63 yds on 25 attempts, which calculates to 2.5 yards per rush surrendered.
The Seahawks have racked up 4,033 total yards over the course of this season. Seattle has accumulated 127 first downs as a unit, and they have been flagged for 73 infractions for 589 yards. When it comes to notching touchdowns, Seattle has earned 21 passing touchdowns and 12 touchdowns via the ground. They have surrendered the ball 10 times (5 interceptions and 5 fumbles lost). As a team they're maintaining an average of 104.4 yards on the ground which has them sitting 22nd in the league. In terms of putting points on the board, the Seattle Seahawks hold an average of 20.9 points per contest.
The Seahawks rank 5th in the league when it comes to the opposition scoring, conceding 20.2 points per game. They are giving up 3.8 yards per rush on the ground and 116.0 rushing yards per contest this season. Overall, they have allowed 1,508 rushing yards through 13 games. In terms of passing yards, the Seahawks have conceded 3,626 yards which ranks them 32nd in the league. They have conceded 278.9 yards per contest via the pass as well as allowing a completion percentage of 67.2%. Over the course of this season, they are granting 394.9 yards/outing ranking them 32nd in the National Football League. They have given up 18 touchdowns through the air and 11 touchdowns on the ground.
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The Rams head into this matchup 9-4 this season. When they last stepped on the field, the Rams took home the win by a final score of 30-23 when they faced the Cardinals. Matthew Stafford (3 touchdowns) finished the contest with 287 yards on 23/30 through the air while his quarterback rate was 139.2. He didn't throw any interceptions and his Y/A was 9.57 yds. Cooper Kupp had the best day in terms of receiving for the Rams, catching 13 footballs for 123 yds (9.5 yds per reception). Sony Michel ran the football 20 times for 79 yds, walking away from the contest with 4.0 yards per carry for Los Angeles. The Rams finished with 356 yards on 54 plays (6.6 yards per play). Los Angeles rushed for 4.2 yds per attempt, finishing the game with 89 yards on 21 attempts. Los Angeles conceded 22 rush attempts for 103 yds (4.7 yds per carry). The Rams pass defense conceded a completion rate of 65.3%, surrendering 344 yards on 32 for 49 through the air.
The Los Angeles Rams have an average of 384.5 yards per outing ranking them 7th in the NFL. They hold an average of 97.2 yards per game via the rush and have run for 1,264 yards for the year. The Los Angeles offense has totaled 548 yards of penalties on 64 infractions, which is good for 29th in the NFL in terms of giving up free yards. They have thrown 10 interceptions while conceding 4 fumbles and they have been able to obtain 185 first downs. During the season thus far, the Rams currently sit at 3,735 yards through the air along with an average of 287.3 passing yards per game, which is ranked 3rd in the league. Regarding their scoring prowess, the Rams are ranked 4th in the NFL with 28.2 points per game.
The Rams are relinquishing 22.5 PPG, ranking them 18th in football. Los Angeles has surrendered a total of 1,308 yards via the ground game (100.6 yards per game) as well as 15 touchdowns by way of the ground game for the year. They have yielded 14 touchdowns via the pass and 246.5 yards per game, which puts them in 20th in the league. The Rams defense has been on the field for 866 plays, which is 29th in the NFL. Over the course of the season, they have given up 293 points in total. They have tallied 19 takeaways (5 fumbles and 14 interceptions) so far this season.
Who will win tonight's Seahawks/Rams NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rams -7
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