Los Angeles Rams vs Green Bay Packers Prediction, 11/5/2023 NFL Picks, Best Bets & Odds Week 9
Game: Los Angeles Rams vs Green Bay Packers
Date: Sunday, November 5, 2023
Location: Lambeau Field in Green Bay, WI
Odds/Point Spread: Packers (+1)
Lambeau Field is where the Green Bay Packers (2-5) will take on the Los Angeles Rams (3-5) on Sunday. Los Angeles opens as 1-point favorites. The betting total comes in at 44.5.
The Los Angeles Rams head into this game 3-5 for this season. In their last game, the Rams took on the Cowboys and took a loss by a final of 43-20. Royce Freeman was the rushing leader for the Rams with 9 carries for 44 yds (4.9 yds per carry). Darrell Henderson had an average of 18.0 yards per catch by tallying 54 yds on 3 catches. Matthew Stafford connected on 13/22 with 162 yds passing and 1 touchdown. He had a quarterback rate of 78.2 and ended the game with 1 interception. When it came to stopping the run, the Rams conceded 102 yds on 26 attempts, which is 3.9 yards per rush allowed. Los Angeles relinquished 27 completions on 34 attempts for a total of 285 yards, and a completion percentage of 79.4%. In all, they had 58 plays which converted into 280 yds. The Los Angeles Rams rushed the ball a total of 24 different times and amassed 92 yards, which is an average of 3.8 yds per attempt.
The Rams have earned 2,836 total yards over the course of this season. Los Angeles has compiled 98 first downs as an offense, and they have been hurt by 45 penalties for 393 yards. When it comes to notching touchdowns, Los Angeles has totaled 8 passing touchdowns and 9 touchdowns via the ground. They have given the ball to the opposition 8 different times (7 interceptions and 1 fumble lost). Offensively they hold an average of 109.5 yards on the ground ranking them 17th in the NFL. When it comes to scoring points, the Los Angeles Rams are sitting at 21.9 points per game.
The Rams sit in 21st in the NFL in relation to team defense, conceding 23.0 points per game. The opposition is running for 4.1 yards per rush on the ground and 115.1 rushing yards per game over the course of this year. Over the course of this year, they have allowed 921 yards via the running game in 8 outings. When it comes to passing yards, the Rams have conceded 1,748 yards which has them sitting in 18th in the league. They have surrendered 218.5 yards per outing via the pass as well as allowing a completion percentage of 60.8%. During the season, they have allowed 333.6 yards/contest which has them sitting 17th in the National Football League.
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The Packers come into this matchup with a record of 2-5 this season. In their last game, the Packers took a loss by a score of 24-10 against the Vikings. Jordan Love ran the ball 4 times for 34 yards, ending the contest with 8.5 yds per attempt for Green Bay. Jayden Reed was the leading receiver for the Packers, catching 4 balls for 83 yds (20.8 yards per catch). Jordan Love (1 touchdown) finished the contest with 229 yds on 24/41 passing while his QB rate was 72.1. He had 1 interception and his avg yards per attempt was 5.6 yds. Green Bay surrendered 31 running attempts for 62 yds (2.0 yards per rush). The Packers secondary conceded a completion percentage of 74.3%, surrendering 284 yds on 26 for 35 passing. The Packers finished with 270 yards and they ran 62 plays (4.4 yds per play). Green Bay ran the ball for 4.4 yds per attempt, finishing the contest with 74 yds on 17 carries.
The Green Bay Packers hold an average of 287.0 yards/outing which is good for 25th in the NFL. They are averaging 88.4 run yards per game and have run for 619 yards in total. They have thrown 8 interceptions while losing 0 fumbles and they have been able to earn 76 first downs. The Green Bay offense has totaled 424 yds of penalties on 52 violations, which is good for 9th in the league in terms of giving up free yards. Over the course of the season thus far, the Packers have a total of 1,390 yards through the air in addition to holding an average of 198.6 passing yards per game, which has them ranked 21st in the league. Regarding the points being put on the board, the Packers rank 21st in football with an average of 20.0 points per contest.
The Packers are allowing 22.3 points per contest, which puts them in 20th in football. They have allowed 8 touchdowns from the passing game in addition to 207.1 yards/outing, which has them in 11th in football. Green Bay has allowed a total of 924 yards on the ground (132.0 yards per game) as well as 7 touchdowns on the ground this season. The Packers defense has been on the field for 469 plays, which has them ranked 10th in the league. Their defense has earned 6 takeaways (2 fumbles recovered and 4 picks) so far this year. Overall, they have relinquished 156 points in total.
Who will win tonight's Rams/Packers NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rams -1
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