Rams vs 49ers:The os Angeles Rams (-10.5) are set to pay a visit to the San Francisco 49ers at Levi’s Stadium. CBS owns the TV rights and the game’s scheduled for 4:25 p.m. ET.
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The line for this NFC matchup is sitting at 10.5 points in favor of Los Angeles. The Rams are currently being given -500 moneyline odds while the 49ers are +340. The over/under has been set at 52 points. If one side can catch a lucky break early, it will likely create a nice live betting opportunity.
The line opened at 11 while the total hasn’t moved since it was initially set at 52.
The Rams are 6-0 straight up (SU), including 2-0 SU against NFC West opponents. The 49ers are 1-5 SU overall and 0-1 SU against divisional foes. The surprising Rams have gained 6.0 units so far and are 3-2-1 against the spread (ATS). The team has recorded an O/U mark of 3-3.
The hapless 49ers have lost 4.5 units this season. They’re 2-4 ATS and the over’s hit in five of their games.
The Rams are looking to stay undefeated following a 23-20 victory over Denver in Week 6 where their secondary allowed the Broncos to air it out for 322 yards and two touchdowns. Emmanuel Sanders had a good day for the Broncos in that one with 115 yards and a score on seven catches. On the offense, Jared Goff completed just 14 passes on 28 attempts for 201 yards and one interception. Todd Gurley II (208 yards on 28 rush attempts, two TDs) led the ground attack while Robert Woods (seven receptions, 109 yards) and Brandin Cooks (two catches, 53 yards) handled the receiving duties in the win.
In Week 6, Green Bay got the win against this San Francisco team by a score of 33-30. The Niners defense let the Packers pass for 425 yards and two touchdowns while rushing for 116 yards. Davante Adams had a solid outing in the win, posting 132 yards and two touchdowns on 10 catches for Green Bay. For San Francisco, C.J. Beathard completed 16-of-23 passes for 245 yards, two touchdowns and one interception. Matt Breida (61 yards on 14 rush attempts, one TD) and Raheem Mostert (87 yards on 12 carries) handled the running game while Marquise Goodwin (four receptions, 126 yards, two TDs) and George Kittle (four catches, 30 yards) led the pass-catching corps in the loss.
Los Angeles has run the ball on 48.4 percent of its offensive possessions this year while San Francisco has an overall rush percentage of 45.1 percent. The Rams have produced 154 rush yards/game (including 123 per game against West opponents) and have nine scores on the ground this year. The Niners are averaging 143 rush yards per contest (147 in conference) and have four total rushing TDs.
It appears that the Rams ought to be the more disruptive team in the trenches, since their offensive line has given up only 28 sacks while their D-line logged 48 sacks. The 49ers, on the other hand, have given up 43 sacks and their defense has sacked opposing QBs on just 30 occasions.
The Rams have tallied 321 yards per game through the air overall (338 per game versus conference opposition) and have 12 passing scores so far. The Niners have produced 268 pass yards per outing (349.0 in the NFC) and have 11 total pass TDs.
Los Angeles appears to have an edge when it comes to limiting the pass. The team has let opponents rush for an average of 99 yards and pass for 260 yards per game. San Francisco has allowed 98.2 yards per game on the ground and 291.7 to opponents in the air. The Rams are giving up an adjusted net yards per pass attempt (ANY/A) of only 6.54 to opposing QBs, while the Niners have allowed a 7.67 ANY/A.
Goff has amassed 1,607 passing yards this year, and has connected on 111-of-162 attempts with 11 passing touchdowns and only three interceptions. Goff’s got a 9.49 adjusted net yards per pass attempt overall, although that number sits at 5.64 over the past two games.
In the hosts’ locker room, C.J. Beathard has produced 543 yards, four TDs and three INTs. Beathard’s ANY/A stands at 7.30 for the year and 5.69 over his last two games.