Rams vs. Washington: NFL Betting Preview – October 11, 2020

Posted By Staff on October 6, 2020 - Last Updated on October 14, 2020

The Washington Football Team (1-3) are 7.5-point underdogs as they look to stop a three-game skid in a matchup against the Los Angeles Rams (3-1) on Sunday, October 11 at FedExField. The over/under is set at 47.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of October 9. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings.com.

Betting Information

Total Facts

  • Two of Los Angeles’ games have gone over 45.5 points this season.
  • Washington has played two games this year that finished with a point total higher than 45.5 points .
  • The two teams combine to score 46.3 points per game, 0.8 more points than this matchup’s point total.
  • Combined, these teams give up 48 points per game, 2.5 more points than this matchup’s over/under.
  • Los Angeles’ games this year have an average point total of 46.5, one more point than this game’s over/under.
  • Washington’s contests this season have a 47.8-point average over/under, 2.3 more points than this game’s total.
  • Los Angeles is the 16th-highest scoring team in the league this year. Washington has scored the 30th-most points.
  • This contest features the league’s 21st-ranked (Washington) and fifth-ranked (Los Angeles) scoring defenses.
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Rams Betting Insights

  • Los Angeles has put together a 2-2 record against the spread this season.
  • Los Angeles is just 0-1 ATS when favored by at least nine points.
  • Los Angeles has played in two games this year that went over the point total.

Washington Betting Insights

  • Washington has compiled a 1-2-1 record against the spread this season.
  • Three Washington’s four games this year have gone over the point total.

Los Angeles vs Washington: Last 5 Meetings

  • Washington is 3-2 against Los Angeles in their past five matchups.
  • Washington outscored Los Angeles 96-95 in those five head-to-head matchups.
Rams vs Football Team: Last Five Meetings
Date Home Team Total Yards Result
9/17/2017 Rams 385-332 WAS 27-20 WAS
9/20/2015 Washington 373-213 WAS 24-10 WAS
12/7/2014 Washington 329-206 STL 24-0 STL
9/16/2012 Rams 452-373 STL 31-28 STL
10/2/2011 Rams 17-10 WAS

When the Rams Have the Ball

  • The Rams put up 1.5 fewer points per game (26.5) than Washington gives up (28).
  • Los Angeles is 1-1 against the spread and 1-1 overall a season ago when they score at least 26.5 points.
  • When Washington allows no more than 19.8 points, it has a 1-1 record against the spread and a 1-1 record overall.
  • Los Angeles averages 59 more yards per game (397.2), than Washington gives up per contest (338.2).
  • The Rams gain 6.1 yards per play, and Washington allows 5.2 per play.
  • In games that the Rams hit 397.2 or more yards, they are 2-1 against the spread and 2-1 overall.
  • When Washington holds its opponents to 338.2 yards or less, it has a 1-1 record ATS and a 1-1 record overall.
  • This season, the Rams average 142.2 rushing yards per game– 12.4 more per game than Washington allows per outing (129.8).
  • This year, Los Angeles has a 2-1 ATS record and a 2-1 overall record in games they run for at least 142.2 yards.
  • This season, Washington is 1-0 against the spread and 1-0 overall when holding opponents to no more than 129.8 yards on the ground.
  • The Rams turn the ball over 1.2 times per game– 0.3 fewer turnovers per game than the 1.5 Washington forces on average.
  • Los Angeles is 2-1 against the spread and 3-0 overall when it turns the ball over 1.2 or less times.
  • This season, Washington has a 1-0-1 record against the spread and a 1-1 record overall when it forces at least 1.5 turnovers.

When Washington Has the Ball

  • Washington scores 19.8 points per game, while the Rams allow 20 points per game.
  • Washington is 1-1 against the spread and 1-1 overall in games when it scores at least 19.8 points.
  • This season, the Rams have a 1-1 record against the spread and a 1-1 record overall in games when they hold opponents to 26.5 or fewer points.
  • Washington averages 301.8 yards per game– 51.4 fewer yards than the 353.2 Los Angeles allows per matchup.
  • Washington averages 4.6 yards per play while Los Angeles gives up 5.4 per play.
  • In games the Rams hold their opponents to 353.2 or fewer yards, it has a 0-1 record ATS and a 1-0 record overall.
  • Washington averages 92.2 rushing yards per game, 31.3 fewer per game than the Rams allow per outing (123.5).
  • Washington has a 0-2 ATS record and a 0-2 overall record when they rush for at least 92.2 yards.
  • This season, the Rams are 1-1 against the spread and 1-1 overall when holding opponents to no more than 123.5 yards on the ground.
  • Washington turns the ball over two times per game, 0.5 more turnovers per game than the 1.5 Los Angeles forces on average.
  • Washington has a 1-1-1 record against the spread and a 1-2 record overall when it turns the ball over 2 times or less.
  • When it forces 1.5 or more turnovers, the Rams have a 1-1 record against the spread and a 1-1 record overall.

Rams Players to Watch

  • Jared Goff has thrown for 1,063 yards, six touchdowns, and two picks while completing 72.1% of his passes (88-of-122).
  • Darrell Henderson has a team-high 223 rushing yards (55.8 yards per game) and two touchdowns in four games. He has added four catches for 62 yards (15.5 receiving yards per game).
  • Malcolm Brown has 182 yards on 45 carries (45.5 ypg), with two rushing touchdowns over the course of four games.
  • Cooper Kupp has grabbed 23 passes for 297 yards and two touchdowns. He has been targeted 28 times and averages 74.3 yards per game over four outings.
  • This season, Robert Woods has added 19 grabs for 228 yards and a touchdown in four games. He puts up 57 receiving yards per game and has been targeted 26 times.
  • Tyler Higbee has caught 13 passes on 15 targets for 155 yards and three touchdowns, averaging 38.8 yards per game in four contests in 2020.
  • Aaron Donald has recorded 3.5 sacks, three TFL, and 13 tackles over four games.
  • In four games, Micah Kiser has racked up a team-high 33 tackles.
  • Darious Williams has two interceptions, 11 tackles, and three passes defended four in games this season.

Washington Players to Watch

  • Rookie Antonio Gibson has a team-high 186 rushing yards (46.5 yards per game) and three touchdowns in four games. He has tacked on 10 catches for 98 yards (24.5 receiving yards per game).
  • Terry McLaurin has been targeted 39 times and has 26 catches to lead the team with 387 yards (96.8 ypg) and scored one touchdown in four games this season.
  • Dontrelle Inman has added 11 grabs for 105 yards and two touchdowns over four games. He averages 26.3 receiving yards per game and has been targeted 21 times.
  • In four games, Logan Thomas has caught 13 passes on 28 targets for 102 yards and one touchdown, averaging 25.5 receiving yards per game.
  • Jon Bostic leads Washington in tackles and sacks, with two sacks, three TFL, and 38 tackles over four games.
  • This season, Kendall Fuller leads the team with two interceptions and has added two passes defended two in games.

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