Los Angeles Rams (10-4) at Tennessee Titans (8-6)
|Date & Time||Sunday December 24, 2017, 1:00 PM (EST)|
The Line: Tennessee Titans +6.5 -- Over/Under: 48.5
The Los Angeles Rams and Tennessee Titans meet Sunday in NFL action at Nissan Stadium.
The Los Angeles Rams look for another road victory to inch closer towards the top seed in the NFC. The Los Angeles Rams have won six of their last seven road games. Jared Goff is completing 62.4 percent of his passes for 3,503 yards, 24 touchdowns and seven interceptions. Goff has two or more touchdown passes in six of his last seven games. Cooper Kupp and Robert Woods have combined for 1,368 receiving yards and nine touchdowns while Todd Gurley II has 54 receptions. The Los Angeles Rams ground game is averaging 123.9 yards per contest, and Gurley leads the way with 1,187 yards and 13 touchdowns. Defensively, Los Angeles is allowing 19.4 points and 328.9 yards per game. Alec Ogletree leads the Los Angeles Rams with 90 tackles, Aaron Donald has 11 sacks and Lamarcus Joyner has three interceptions.
The Tennessee Titans need to snap a string of back-to-back losses to stay in the playoff conversation. The Tennessee Titans have won five straight home games. Marcus Mariota is completing 62.9 percent of his passes for 2,823 yards, 12 touchdowns and 14 interceptions. Mariota has one or less touchdown passes in five of his last six games. Delanie Walker and Rishard Matthews have combined for 1,495 receiving yards and seven touchdowns Eric Decker has 45 receptions. The Tennessee Titans ground game is averaging 115.7 yards per contest, and Derrick Henry leads the way with 668 yards and five touchdowns. Defensively, Tennessee is allowing 22.8 points and 329.8 yards per game. Wesley Woodyard leads the Tennessee Titans with 116 tackles, Derrick Morgan has 7.5 sacks and Kevin Byard has six interceptions.
The Rams are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 road games, 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games in December and 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The Titans are 7-2-1 ATS in their last 10 home games, 6-19-2 ATS in their last 27 games in December and 20-43-4 ATS in their last 67 games overall. The Rams are 0-4-1 ATS in their last 5 meetings and the over is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings.
We've made a lot of money on the Los Angeles Rams this season, as they've been one of the more consistent teams in the league and seem to be quieting the doubters more and more each week. The Tennessee Titans have been up and down and are coming off two bad losses to the Cardinals and 49ers. However, you can't put too much stock into games week to week in this league, as you're never as bad or good as you performed last week. The Titans are still in the thick of the playoff race and have won five straight at home. The Rams are looking sharp, but this could be a bit of a lookahead game after people showering them with praise after waxing the Seattle Seahawks on the road. This feels like a spot to take Tennessee and the points at home, as the Rams are getting a little too much love right now.