2019 NFL Futures Los Angeles Rams

Young Rams Back as NFL Betting Favorite for Super Bowl

June 12th, 2019 NFL Football, Online Betting

A clear difference can be seen since the Rams moved back to Los Angeles.  For the first time since 2001 they made the Super Bowl.  Although their high-octane offense was shut down in a 13-3 loss to the Patriots it was a banner year.  Extending that is the feeling the best is yet to come.  First, quarterback Jared Goff has emerged as a key NFL betting asset.  Second, the offense has tremendous balance.  Los Angeles has a multitude of ways to beat you.  Correspondingly they play in the relatively weak NFC West.  Nobody there looks ready to challenge LA.

2019 NFL Futures Los Angeles Rams

Date and Time:  Season Opens September 8, 2019

NFL Betting Online Odds at SBG: Los Angeles Rams 10/1 to win the Super Bowl

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2018 Review

Last year the Rams finished 13-3 straight up, 7-8-1 against the spread.  LA split 8-8 on NFL betting totals.  Overall the Rams finished with one of the best offenses in the NFL. Los Angeles ranked second in the league for yards and points scored.  Defensively they were not as effective.  As an example, the Rams finished 19th for yards allowed and 20th for points against.  More emphatically LA was fortunate to escape New Orleans with a 26-23 win in the NFC Championship Game.  A blown interference call was key in the win.

Betting Value Concerns

Despite the trip to the Super Bowl and 13 regular season wins LA was in the red.  Public money started flowing to the Rams early in the season.  Account of three consecutive sports betting payouts to open the season gamblers noticed. From this point the Rams betting value dropped like a rock.  Los Angeles got the money in only one of their next eight games that followed.  At first gamblers can’t get over the Rams high scoring ways.  Equally important are the straight up wins.  But LA has now become far too much of a public team.

Sean McVay Anointed Genius

At the beginning nobody knew what to expect from head coach Sean McVay.  He arrived as a 31-year-old hot shot offensive coordinator with no head coaching experience.  Furthermore, the Rams were coming off a 4-12 season.  And last posted a winning regular season in 2003.  McVay immediately got results with records of 11-5 and 13-3.  As a result, NFL owners lost their minds.  Teams began their quest to find the “next Sean McVay.”  Concurrently many of McVay’s assistants got looks and new jobs.  McVay was celebrated for his brilliance on offense.  Until Bill Belichick schooled him in the Super Bowl that is.

Just How Good are the Rams?

Certainly, Los Angeles is a top tier NFC contender.  Due to their Super Bowl loss they were exposed as beatable.  In that Super Bowl was the fact that their offense was rendered helpless.  Other coaches will copycat New England’s defensive tactics.  In view of that a more sober approach by gamblers would be smart.

Matchup to Watch

In this situation the Rams start with numerous NFL betting assets.  Namely McVay, Goff, and running back Todd Gurley mean points will be scored.  Of great concern is a defense that is hardly dominant.

LA Rams NFL Betting Odds Pick

In sum its another NFC West title for the Los Angeles Rams.

LA Rams NFL Betting Online Pick:  Rams to win NFC West with 11-5 record

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