Eagles vs Rams Game & Player Prop Bet Picks

Philadelphia Eagles vs Los Angeles Rams Score Prediction & Player Prop Bet Picks

When: 4:25 PM ET, Sunday, December 10, 2017
Where: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, California
TV: FOX.
Betting Line: Rams -2.5
Total: 48

The Los Angeles Rams and Philadelphia Eagles feature two of the best NFL offenses and they also feature the top two picks in last years draft. Jared Goff (3,184 yards, 20 TDs, eight INTs) and Carson Wentz (3,009 yards, 29 TDs, six INTs) will be in the best game of the weekend. The Philadelphia Eagles (10-2) lost to Seattle last week while the Los Angeles Rams(9-3) beat the fading Arizona Cardinals. Rams running back Todd Gurley leads the NFC with 1,502 scrimmage yards and is tied for first with 11 total touchdowns.

Philadelphia Eagles vs Los Angeles Rams
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Philadelphia Eagles

The Eagles struggled on the road in Seattle last week, and this isn’t exactly an easier game. Carson Wentz had his ups and downs vs Seattle with that fumble in the end zone changing the outcome of the game. This week he goes against the Rams, who rank third in the league in DVOA against the pass. This could be the week that the Eagles feature the running game as the Rams are much more vulnerable on the ground than through the air, as they are allowing 123 rushing yards per game, 4.7 yards per carry. The hard part in prop betting on the Eagles backs is they split carries. Against Seattle Ajayi had nine carries for just 35 yards, while LeGarrette Blount had eight carries for 26 yards. At receiver Nelson Agholor had seven receptions for 141 yards and a score against the Seahawks. However, I expect the Eagles to rely more on the ground game and shorter ball control passes to keep the Rams offense off the field. This looks like a good spot for Zach Ertz. The way to exploit Los Angeles is on the ground, and it is a good strategy to keep Jared Goff sitting on the bench with a ball control offense. This is not what the Eagles have done to date but if they want to be able to win in the playoffs they will need to develop a better running game now.

Los Angeles Rams

The Las Vegas line has this game a high scoring one with Jared Goff and the Rams scoring 24+ points. However, the Eagles rank inside the top five in the league in DVOA against both the run and the pass, and with a decent running game on offense the Eagles should be able to take the time of possession battle. Goff and the Rams will score but it will not be with big plays against the Eagles defense. At running backs Todd Gurley is heavily involved in both the running and passing game and the yards have been there even if the touchdowns have not. Gurley ranks second to only Le’Veon Bell for the league lead in scrimmage yards this year. I like him to get several passes but I think he will find it difficult to get big yardage rushing the ball. Wide receiver Robert Woods is going to miss another game this week, so give a boost to the receiving trio of Sammy Watkins, Cooper Kupp, and Josh Reynolds. However, it was Todd Gurley who led the team in receiving yards last week against the Cardinals. The Eagles weakness against the pass is vs the tight end but the Rams tight ends have not been a major part of the offense so far. If I was going to target anyone on the Rams to get his yardage today it is Todd Gurley.

Philadelphia Eagles vs Los Angeles Rams Betting Trends

Philadelphia Eagles

Philadelphia is 8-1 ATS in its last 9 games
Philadelphia is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia’s last 5 games
Philadelphia is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Philadelphia is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Philadelphia is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Philadelphia’s last 18 games on the road
Philadelphia is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games when playing LA Rams
Philadelphia is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing LA Rams
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia’s last 6 games when playing LA Rams
Philadelphia is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against LA Rams

Los Angeles Rams

LA Rams is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
LA Rams is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Rams’s last 6 games
LA Rams is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home
LA Rams is 4-8-1 ATS in its last 13 games at home
LA Rams is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
LA Rams is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Rams’s last 5 games at home
LA Rams is 1-10-1 ATS in its last 12 games when playing Philadelphia

Rec. StatsTargetsReceptionsTDsYards Rec. StatsTargetsReceptionsTDsYards
Jeffery95477680 Watkins51316528
Agholor65407599 Kupp78513665
Smith46272308 Reynolds157171
Ertz85577663 Higbee42221268

Eagles vs Rams Betting Predictions

The Eagles lost a tough one at Seattle but still had a chance to win the game if not for a couple of turnovers and some sloppy play late in the game. The Rams have cruised against weaker competition. While these are two of the better offenses in the league it is the defense that is underrated. I like a close relatively low scoring game with the Eagles getting the upset. This game looks like it it a preview of the NFC championship game and if it is both games will be fun to watch.

Betting Pick: Eagles money line and under
Score Prediction: Eagles 23 – Rams 20

Eagles vs Rams Player Prop Bet Picks

Total Receiving Yards – Nelson Agholor (PHI) 50½ -115 Over
Total Receiving Yards – Todd Gurley (LA) 37½ -115 Over
Total Receiving Yards – Sammy Watkins (LA) 52½ -115 Under
Total Rushing Yards – LeGarrette Blount (PHI) 45½ -105 Over
Total Rushing Yards – Todd Gurley (LA) 67½ -115 Under
Total Passing Yards – Carson Wentz (PHI) 249½ -115 Over
Total Passing Yards – Jared Goff (LA) 260½ -115 Under
Total Completions – Carson Wentz (PHI) 20½ -115 Over
Total Interceptions Thrown – Jared Goff (LA) ½ -135 Over
Total Receiving Yards – Alshon Jeffery (PHI) 70½ -115 Over
Total Rushing Yards – Jay Ajayi (PHI) 45½ -125 Over

NFL Player Prop Bet Odds

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