Green Bay Packers at Los Angeles Rams: Week 8 Free Preview

The Green Bay Packers (+10) are set to take on the Los Angeles Rams (-10) at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. This critical late afternoon game is scheduled to get going at 4:25 p.m. ET and FOX will televise the action.

Green Bay Packers          +10         +310       ov 56
Los Angeles Rams            -10          -440        un 56

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Green Bay Packers vs. Los Angeles Rams Betting Preview

In a game that’s featuring two teams that could very well meet again in the NFC playoffs, Los Angeles is getting picked as the big favorite and is currently giving up 10 points. The Packers are also receiving +310 moneyline odds while the Rams are -440. This NFC matchup should provide several decent live betting scenarios, and Vegas has placed the over/under (O/U) at 56 points.

This game’s opening line was -10. The total has not moved after being initially posted at 56.

The Packers have gained 0.7 units so far and are 2-4 against the spread (ATS). The team’s posted an Over-Under record of 5-1. The surprising Rams are up 7.0 units this season. They’re 4-2-1 ATS and have an O/U record of 3-4.

The flawless Packers are 3-2-1 straight up (SU) in 2018 while the Rams are 7-0 SU.

The Packers enter after a 33-30 win over San Francisco on October 15. Aaron Rodgers completed only 25-of-46 passes for 425 yards and two touchdowns. Aaron Jones (41 rushing yards on eight attempts) led the ground attack in the win while Davante Adams (10 receptions, 132 yards, two TDs) and Jimmy Graham (five catches, 104 yards) shared the receiving duties.

The Los Angeles Rams just picked up a 39-10 win over San Francisco in Week 7. The team’s defense allowed the 49ers to rush for 107 yards on 24 attempts. George Kittle was a bright spot in the loss, posting 98 yards on five catches for San Francisco. For Los Angeles, Jared Goff completed 18-of-24 passes for 202 yards and two touchdowns. Todd Gurley II (63 rushing yards on 15 attempts, two TDs) and Malcolm Brown (65 yards on 13 carries) handled the ground game in the win as Robert Woods (five receptions, 78 yards) and Brandin Cooks (four catches, 64 yards, one TD) led the pass-catching attack.

Green Bay’s run the ball on 33.5 percent of its offensive possessions this year while Los Angeles has an overall rush percentage of 49.9 percent. The Packers have run for 104 yards/game and have two touchdowns via handoffs this year. The Rams are logging 153 rush yards per game and have 11 total rushing TDs.

It appears that the Rams ought to have the edge when it comes to quarterback protection. Their offensive line has given up only 13 sacks while the D-line has registered 19 sacks. The Packers O-line has given up 21 sacks and their defense has got to opposing signal-callerss just 18 times.

The Packers offense has tallied a ridiculous 342 yards per game through the air overall and has 12 passing TDs so far. The Rams have put up 304 pass yards per outing and have 14 total pass scores.

Defensively, Green Bay has let opponents run for an average of 117 yards and pass for 233 yards per game. The Los Angeles defense has allowed 247.3 yards per game to opposing passers and 100.1 yards per game on the ground. Both teams allow similar adjusted net yards per pass attempt (ANY/A) to the opposition, as the Packers have given up an ANY/A of 6.14 to opposing QBs, while the Rams are yielding an ANY/A of 5.87.

Offensively, Rodgers has put up 1,555 passing yards this year. He’s completed 61 percent of his 202 attempts with nine passing scores and only one interception. He has a 7.29 adjusted net yards per pass attempt overall, although that number sits at 8.84 over the last two games.

In the other huddle, Jared Goff has managed to complete 138-of-190 passes for 1,929 yards, 14 TDs and four INTs. Goff’s ANY/A sits at 9.95 for the year and 6.00 over his past two outings.

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Team Betting Trends

The Los Angeles defense has created 19 sacks on the year while Green Bay has 18.

Los Angeles has lost one fumble in 2018 while Green Bay has let six get away.

The Packers offense has created seven pass plays of 40 or more yards, while the Rams have accounted for six such plays.

Both defenses have allowed five pass plays of 40 or more yards. The Green Bay defense has given up 10 pass plays of 30+ yards while Los Angeles has yielded 11 such plays.

The Green Bay offense has created two rushing plays of 20+ yards, while Los Angeles has created six such runs.

The Packers defense has allowed three rushing plays of 20 yards or more, while the Rams have given up five such runs.

Green Bay has produced 4.9 yards per carry over its past three games and 5.2 over its last two.

Los Angeles has averaged 5.5 yards per carry over its last three outings and 5.6 over its last two.


Rams vs. Packers betting preview 10/28/18
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Rams vs. Packers betting preview 10/28/18
The Green Bay Packers (+10) are set to take on the Los Angeles Rams (-10) at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. This critical late afternoon game is scheduled to get going at 4:25 p.m. ET and FOX will televise the action.

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