San Francisco 49ers vs Los Angeles Rams Prediction, 10/30/2022 NFL Picks, Best Bets & Odds Week 8
Game: San Francisco 49ers vs Los Angeles Rams
Date: Sunday, October 30, 2022
Location: SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Rams (-2.5)
SoFi Stadium is where the Los Angeles Rams (3-3) will take on the San Francisco 49ers (3-4) on Sunday. San Francisco opens this matchup as 2.5-point underdogs from Vegas oddsmakers. The total is set at 40.
The San Francisco 49ers head into this matchup 3-4 this season. In their last game, the 49ers stepped onto the field against the Chiefs and went home with a loss by a final score of 44-23. Jeff Wilson was the leader on the ground for the 49ers with 7 attempts for 54 yds (7.7 yards per carry). George Kittle held an average of 16.3 yards per reception by accumulating 98 yds on 6 catches. Jimmy Garoppolo connected on 25/37 with 303 yards passing and 2 touchdowns. He had a QB rate of 99.3 and ended the contest with 1 pick. On the ground, the 49ers gave up 112 yards on 21 tries, which is 5.3 yds per run surrendered. San Francisco surrendered 25 completions on 36 tries for 417 yds, and a completion rate of 69.4%. In the game, they tallied 72 plays which gave them 444 yards. The San Francisco 49ers ended up running the ball 21 different times and recorded 101 yds, which came out to an average of 4.8 yds per carry.
The 49ers have earned 2,485 total yards this year. San Francisco has tallied 76 first downs offensively, and they have been called for 48 penalties for 350 yds. With reference to scoring touchdowns, San Francisco has earned 9 touchdowns via the pass and 6 rushing touchdowns. They have turned the ball over 12 times (6 picks and 6 fumbles lost). As a team they average 120.7 yards on the ground ranking them 15th in the league. When talking about scoring points, the San Francisco 49ers are averaging 20.7 points per outing.
The 49ers sit in 9th in the National Football League when it comes to team defense, conceding 19.0 PPG. The opposition is running for 3.5 yards per run and 91.0 rushing yards per contest for the season. During the season, they have conceded 637 rushing yards through 7 games. When it comes to passing yards, the 49ers have surrendered 1,427 yards which puts them in 11th in the league. They have conceded 203.9 yards per outing via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 66.5%. During the season, they have relinquished 294.9 yards per game ranking them 3rd in the National Football League. They have given up 7 touchdowns by air in addition to 7 touchdowns via the ground game.
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The Rams come into this game with a record of 3-3 for this season. In their last game, the Rams went home victorious with a score of 24-10 when they faced the Panthers. Darrell Henderson carried the rock 12 times for 43 yds, finishing the game with 3.6 yards per attempt for Los Angeles. Cooper Kupp was the best receiver for the Rams, grabbing 7 balls for 80 yds (11.4 yards per reception). Matthew Stafford (1 TD) walked away from the contest with 253 yards on 26/33 passing while his quarterback rating was 96.1. He had 1 interception and his average yds per pass attempt was 7.7 yards. Los Angeles relinquished 21 run attempts for 93 yards (4.4 yds per carry). The Rams passing defense allowed a completion rate of 61.9%, surrendering 110 yds on 13 for 21 passing. The Rams finished the game with 360 yds while running 63 plays (5.7 yds per play). Los Angeles rushed the ball for 3.8 yds per attempt, finishing the game with 111 yards on 29 carries.
The Los Angeles Rams have an average of 309.8 yards per game which has them ranked 26th in football. They are averaging 70.5 yards per game on the ground and have rushed for 423 yards for this season. The Los Angeles offense has compiled 205 penalty yds on 24 violations, which ranks them 32nd in football in terms of making mistakes. They have given away 8 interceptions while conceding 5 fumbles and they have been able to obtain 82 first downs. During this campaign to this point, the Rams have thrown for 1,436 passing yards together with an average of 239.3 throwing yards per game, which has them ranked 11th out of all NFL teams. Regarding putting points on the board, the Rams are ranking 29th in the NFL with an average of 17.3 points per game.
The Rams are allowing 21.0 points per game, which has them sitting 16th of all teams in the NFL. They have allowed the opposition 6 touchdowns through the air in addition to 197.2 yards/outing, which has them in 8th in football. Overall, they have surrendered 126 total points. Los Angeles has allowed the opposition a total of 625 yards rushing (104.2 yards/game) and 3 touchdowns rushing for the season. The Rams defense has been on the field for 341 plays, ranking them 1st in the league. Their defense has totaled 8 turnovers (3 fumbles recovered and 5 interceptions) on the season.
Who will win tonight's 49ers/Rams NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rams -2.5
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