At 4:25 ET, the Rams and Browns go head-to-head at SoFi Stadium in this week 13 NFL matchup. Catch the action on FOX with the game scheduled for Sunday, December 3rd. Los Angeles is set to take on the Browns in this non-conference matchup, and they are favored by 4.5 at home. Read on for my analysis and betting angles.
CLEVELAND BROWNS VS LOS ANGELES RAMS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Los Angeles Rams -4.5
This game will be played at SoFi Stadium at 4:25 ET on Sunday, December 3rd.
WHY BET THE LOS ANGELES RAMS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 23-17 in favor of the Rams.
- Our projections have Dorian Thompson-Robinson finishing with 204.154 passing yards on 18.499/32.186 passing.
- The Rams are projected to finish with 343 yards of offense compared to the 280 yards for the Browns.
Will the Browns Secure A Victory as Road Underdogs?
In their game against the Rams, the Browns will aim to improve their 7-4 record. This positions them 3rd in the AFC-North and 6th in the AFC. The Browns currently hold a 6-4-1 record against the spread. Currently, their average scoring margin is +2.7.
Overall, the Browns offense is averaging 21.7 points per game which is 13th in the NFL. In terms of scoring on the road, the Browns are averaging 25.2 points per contest. Cleveland’s passing attack comes in to this week’s game ranked 27th in passing yards. In addition, they are 11th in attempts, throwing the ball an average of 35.5 times per game.
When it comes to rushing, the Browns are averaging 4.2 yards per attempt while running the ball an average of 33.4 times per game. At 139.5 rushing yards per contest, they are 3rd in the league.
The Cleveland defense has 16 takeaways this season, positioning them 7th in the NFL. Overall, they are at 19 points per game allowed and giving up an average of 247.9 yards.
Can the Rams Lock in a Home Win?
The Rams enter their matchup against the Browns with a 5-6 record. This mark puts them 3rd in NFC-West. In the NFC overall standings, they are 9th. Taking a look at the Rams’ scoring margin this season, it is currently at -0.2. This has resulted in an ATS record of 5-5-1.
Coming into week 13, the Rams offense is 14th in the league at 21.1 points per contest. This season, Los Angeles’ passing offense ranks 16th in passing attempts. With an average of 226.6 passing yards per game, they hold the 14th spot in the NFL.
Looking at their ground game, the Rams have been carrying the ball an average of 26.7 times per game and are 14th in rushing yards. They have an average of 4.3 yards per rushing attempt.
When it comes to yards allowed, the Rams rank 16th in the league, conceding an average of 331.2 yards per contest. Los Angeles’ defense has allowed 21.3 points per game, which has them 14th in the NFL.