Once upon a time, the Rams and 49ers had one of the best rivalries in pro football. San Francisco and Los Angeles were the top two teams in the NFC West for years on end. And with the Rams back home in LA after a hiatus in St. Louis the rivalry is renewed. As a matter of fact, Sunday’s Betting on NFL matchup between these teams is one of the most important of the season. The Rams are down a notch from last year’s NFC championship campaign. San Francisco is looking like a team that has arrived.
San Francisco 49ers vs. Los Angeles Rams
|Date and Time:||Sunday, October 13, 2019, 4:05 p.m. ET|
|Location:||Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, California|
|49ers vs. Rams TV Coverage:||FOX|
San Francisco 49ers vs. Los Angeles Rams Overview
Los Angeles has an online betting record of 3-2 straight up, 4-1 vs. the odds, and 3-2 over the total. Last week the Rams lost at Seattle 30-29. It was the second consecutive loss for LA. Overall the Rams rank fifth for total offense and sixth for scoring. Of great concern is a defense ranked 26th for points allowed.
By contrast, the 49ers are 4-0 straight up, 3-1 vs. the odds and 1-3 under the total. San Francisco took apart Cleveland 31-3 on Monday Night Football. Consider the 49ers rank fourth for total offense and second for scoring. In the same way, they rank second for total defense and fourth for scoring.
Key 49ers: QB Jimmy Garoppolo (69% COMP, 739 YDS, 8.8 AVG, 5 TD, 4 INT, 96.3 RTG), RB Matt Breida (41 ATT, 226 YDS, 5.5 AVG, 0 TD), TE George Kittle (17 REC, 165 YDS, 9.7 AVG, 0 TD). PK Robbie Gould (6-8 FG, 10-10 XP)
Key Rams: QB Jared Goff (63% COMP, 1649 YDS, 7.4 AVG, 7 TD, 7 INT, 8 SACK, 83.0 RTG), RB Todd Gurley II (64 RSH, 270 YDS, 4.2 AVG, 5 TD), WR Cooper Kupp (41 REC, 505 YDS, 12.3 AVG, 4 TD), PK Greg Zuerlein (12-15 FG, 14-14 XP)
Los Angeles and San Francisco Against the spread
The 49ers are:
- 4-6 against the spread in their last 10 away games
- 6-3 over the total away from home
- 8-4 with the line head to head with the Rams
- 4-1 over the total in their series with Los Angeles
- 5-3 vs. the line when playing at NFC West teams
- 6-4 over the total at the NFC West
The Rams are:
- 5-7-2 against the spread in their last 14 home games
- 7-2-1 over the total at home
- 2-4 with the odds at home against the 49ers
- 5-1 over the total at home vs. San Francisco
- 2-5 against the spread when hosting NFC West opponents
- 5-2 over the total at home vs. the NFC West
San Francisco 49ers vs. Los Angeles Rams Bet on NFL Picks
On this occasion, an old rivalry will be renewed with real meaning and high stakes. Los Angles has been a poor Betting on NFL value both at home and against the 49ers. More emphatically the 49ers defense will provide a stark challenge to the Rams.
Rams vs. 49ers Bet on NFL Pick: San Francisco 49ers
Rams vs. 49ers Bet on NFL Score Prediction: 49ers 28, Rams 27