Week 15 Free ATS Betting Preview: Philadelphia Eagles at Los Angeles Rams

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The Philadelphia Eagles (+10) are set to take on the Los Angeles Rams (-10) at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. This Sunday Night showdown kicks off at 8:20 p.m. ET and NBC is scheduled to broadcast the action.

Betting Preview: Philadelphia Eagles vs. Los Angeles Rams

In this Sunday NFC matchup, Los Angeles is getting picked as the big favorite and is currently giving up 10 points. The Eagles are also receiving +310 moneyline odds while the Rams are -440. This NFC matchup should provide several decent in-game betting scenarios, and Vegas has placed the over/under (O/U) at 54 points.

Early action has slanted to both the Rams and the over. This opening line was initially placed at -8 and the O/U was originally only 52.

The less-than-stellar Eagles have lost 5.7 units so far and are 4-9 against the spread (ATS). They’ve been a good under bet and have posted an O/U record of 5-8.

The surprising Rams are up 8.1 units this season. The team is 5-6-2 ATS and has an O/U record of 6-7.

The Eagles have gone 6-7 straight up (SU) in 2018 while the Rams are 11-2 SU.

The Eagles came up short to Dallas 29-23 in a Week 14 game where the defense allowed the Cowboys to pass for 455 yards and three touchdowns while rushing for 142 yards. Amari Cooper was on a different level for the Cowboys in that one with 217 yards and three touchdowns on 10 catches. On the offensive side, Carson Wentz completed 22-of-32 passes for 228 yards and three touchdowns. Josh Adams (36 yards on seven rush attempts) led the ground attack. Alshon Jeffery (six receptions, 50 yards, one TD) and Zach Ertz (five catches, 38 yards) shared the receiving duties in the defeat.

In Week 14, Chicago got the victory against this Los Angeles crew by a score of 15-6. The Rams defense allowed the Bears to run for 194 yards on 35 rush attempts. Jordan Howard had a good showing, posting 101 rushing yards on 19 attempts for Chicago. For Los Angeles, Jared Goff completed 20-of-44 passes for 180 yards and four interceptions. Todd Gurley II (28 yards on 11 rush attempts) mounted the running attack while Robert Woods (seven receptions, 61 yards) and Gerald Everett (four catches, 29 yards) led the pass-catching attack in the loss.

Philadelphia has run the ball on 39.2 percent of its offensive possessions this year while Los Angeles has a rush percentage of 43.7 percent. The Eagles have run for 97.9 yards per game and have nine scores on the ground this year. The Rams are totaling 132.7 rush yards per game and have 17 total rushing TDs.

If the numbers so far this season can translate to this game, then the Rams should hold an advantage in the trenches, as their offensive line has allowed just 29 sacks while the D-line has registered 34 sacks. The Eagles O-line has allowed 36 sacks and their defense has generated only 34 sacks.

The Eagles offensive scheme has logged 272.3 yards/game through the air overall and has 22 passing TDs so far. The Rams have put up 304.1 pass yards per outing and have 27 total pass scores.

Philadelphia has allowed opponents to rush for an average of 106.6 yards and pass for 295.6 yards per game. The Los Angeles defense has allowed 259.4 yards per game to opposing passers and 124.2 yards per game on the ground. Both teams allow similar adjusted net yards per pass attempt (ANY/A) to the opposition, as the Eagles have given up an ANY/A of 6.78 to opposing QBs, while the Rams are allowing an ANY/A of 6.35.

Goff has completed 278-of-425 passes for 3,727 yards, 26 TDs and 10 INTs. Goff’s adjusted net yards per pass attempt stands at 8.02 for the year and 1.77 over his past two games. In the other locker room, Wentz is up to 2,768 passing yards this year. He’s completed 252-of-362 attempts with 19 passing touchdowns and only six interceptions. Wentz’s got a 6.81 ANY/A, including 7.99 over the last two outings.

These two teams met last year with the final result being a 43-35 win for Philadelphia.

Philadelphia Eagles vs. Los Angeles Rams Free NFL Pick

SU Winner: Rams, ATS Winner: Eagles, O/U: Over

Team Betting Notes

  • The Over/Under for Philadelphia’s last game was set at 45. The over cashed in the team’s 29-23 loss to Dallas.
  • Philadelphia, as a team, has rushed for 3.8 yards per attempt over its past three outings and 3.5 over its last two.
  • Los Angeles has averaged 4.4 yards per carry over its last three games and 4.8 over its past two.
  • Los Angeles has lost four fumbles this season while Philadelphia has lost 10.
  • Over its last three contests, Philadelphia is 1-2 ATS and the under cashed in two of those three.
  • The Over/Under for Los Angeles’ last game was 50.5. The under cashed in the 15-6 defeat to Chicago.
  • Over its last three games, Los Angeles is 1-1-1 ATS and the under cashed in two of those three.
  • The Eagles offense has tallied six pass plays of 40+ yards, while the Rams have accounted for nine such plays.
  • The Philadelphia defense has allowed six pass plays of 40 or more yards, while Los Angeles has given up eight such plays.
  • The Philadelphia offense has created seven rushing plays of 20+ yards, while Los Angeles has created 11 such runs.
  • The Eagles defense has allowed 12 rushing plays of 20+ yards, while the Rams have given up 13 such runs.
  • Each team defense has tallied 34 sacks this year.