LA Rams vs 49ers NFL Betting Prediction

NFL LA Rams vs San Francisco 49ers Prediction 1/7/2024

The Los Angeles Rams (9-7) travel to face off against the San Francisco 49ers (12-4) on Sunday, January 7th. This game will be played at Levi’s Stadium in Levi’s Stadium and televised on FOX. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Kickoff is set for 4:25 ET.

Rams vs 49ers

The Rams Are Coming Off A Win

The Rams secured a win the last time they played, taking down the Giants by a score of 26-25. Despite winning the game, the Rams fell short of covering the spread against the Giants, where they were favored by 6.5.

For the game, quarterback Matthew Stafford attempted 34 passes and finished with 24 completions for 317. His passer rating for the game was 85.

Coming off their recent game, the Rams defense surrendered just 17 first downs to the Giants. When it came to defending the run, Los Angeles allowed 105 yards, and against the pass, they yielded 284 yards.

This season, the Rams hold the 2nd position in the NFC-West with an overall record of 9-7. Their non-conference game record is 2-3, and in NFC action, they are NFC.

Against the spread, the Rams are 9-6-1 this season. This includes them covering the spread in three straight games at home. The Rams come in with an over/under record of 8-8. Their games have had an average over/under betting line of 44.6 points, with an average combined score of 46.2 points per game.

Rams Injury Report

  • Tyler Higbee – Shoulder (Questionable)
  • Jordan Fuller – Ankle (Questionable)
  • Alex Ward – Neck (Out)
  • Tre Tomlinson – Hamstring (Questionable)
  • Stetson Bennett – Non Injury Related (Out)
  • Alaric Jackson – Thigh (Questionable)
  • Hunter Long – Knee (acl) (Out)
  • Bobby Brown III – Knee (Questionable)
  • Duke Shelley – Hamstring (Out)

The 49ers Are Coming Off A Winsan francisco 49ers betting

The last time San Francisco played, the 49ers beat the Commanders by a final score of 27-10. Since they were favored by 14 against the Commanders, the 49ers secured an ATS victory.

Brock Purdy wrapped up the game with 230 passing yards and a passer rating of 124. Overall, he completed 22 of 28 passes.

The 49ers defense is coming off a game in which they gave up just 12 first downs vs. the Commanders. Against the run, San Francisco allowed 62 yards and 163 vs. the pass.

In 16 games, the 49ers have a 12-4 record. This has them situated 1st in the NFC-West and 1st in the NFC.

So far this season, the 49ers are above .500 vs. the spread at 9-6-1. Their average scoring margin this season is +12.1. Looking at their over/under lines, the 49ers have seen an average line of 44.1 points. Their games have averaged 46.8 points per game, resulting in an over/under record of 8-7-1.

49ers Injury Report

  • Arik Armstead – Foot/knee (Questionable)
  • Christian McCaffrey – Calf (Out)
  • Ray-Ray McCloud III – Rib (Out)
  • George Odum – Bicep (Out)
  • Ross Dwelley – Ankle (Questionable)
  • Jauan Jennings – Concussion (Questionable)
  • Nick Zakelj – Bicep (Out)
  • Drake Jackson – Knee (Out)
  • Jaylon Moore – Concussion (Questionable)
  • Talanoa Hufanga – Knee (Out)
  • Danny Gray – Shoulder (Questionable)
  • Kalia Davis – Ankle (Out)
  • Ji’ayir Brown – Knee (Questionable)
  • Cameron Latu – Knee (Out)
  • Ambry Thomas – Hand (Out)

Rams Offense Breakdownlos angeles rams betting

Los Angeles’ offense comes in with an average of 23.9 points per game, which is currently 7th in the league.

In the passing game, the Rams are averaging 244.6 passing yards per game, which is 8th in the league. So far, 58.7% of their first downs have come through the passing game.

The Rams have been running the ball an average of 27.6 times per game and currently hold the 10th spot in the league in rushing yards. Their average yards per rushing attempt is 4.4.

49ers Offense Breakdown

As they enter week 18, the 49ers offense ranks 3rd in the league, averaging 29.4 points per contest.

As a team, San Francisco is 2nd in the NFL in passing yards per game (263.1). Their passing yards per attempt figure of 9.1 is 1st in the league.

With an average of 141.5 rushing yards per game, the 49ers currently rank 3rd in the NFL. This figure is based on 29.4 rushing attempts (8th).

Rams Team Defense

On defense, the Rams are giving up an average of 234.6 passing yards per game and 105.7. In terms of sacks, Los Angeles is 13th among other defenses and they are giving up 22.3 points per game and 340.2 yards.

49ers Team Defense

Defensively, San Francisco is 2nd in the NFL in points allowed. Their opponents have an average of 17.3 points per game while gaining 306.8 yards per contest.

Rams vs 49ers Trends

  • Across the Rams last ten road games, the team averaged 21 points per game while allowing 24. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 6-4, while going 4-6 straight-up.
  • San Francisco has played well in their previous five home games, going 5-0 straight up. In this stretch, they averaged 35 points per game while allowing 14. The team also performed well vs the spread at 5-0.
  • Going back to their last five games as the underdog, the Rams have a straight up record of 0-5. But, their mark vs the spread was just 2-3.
  • The 49ers have played well in their last five games as the betting favorite, going 4-1 straight up and 3-2 against the spread.

Rams vs 49ers Prediction

A key matchup to watch in this game is the Rams’ offense vs. the 49ers’ defense. Our projections have the Rams building on their most recent 391 yard performance on offense and putting together another big game vs. San Francisco. I like the Rams at +3.5.

Not only does our model have a projected total of 49 points in this matchup, but the eye test has me feeling this line of 42 is low. I like Los Angeles and San Francisco to exceed 42 points.

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