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NFL Betting Preview: Los Angeles Rams vs. New York Giants

December 31, 2023


The Los Angeles Rams will travel to East Rutherford, New Jersey to face the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium with the game scheduled to start at 1:00 PM ET on Sunday afternoon and will air on Fox in week 17 of the NFL season.



Los Angeles has won five of their last six games and is on a two-game winning streak following a 30-22 win at home against the New Orleans Saints in week 16 of the NFL season which has improved their record to 8-7 and puts them in a tie with the Seattle Seahawks for 2nd place in the NFC West. If the playoffs started today, the Los Angeles Rams would be the 6 seed in the NFC and they have a one-game lead over the Minnesota Vikings, Atlanta Falcons, Green Bay Packers, and New Orleans Saints in the Wild Card race. The Rams have a below-average scoring defense as they enter this game allowing an average of 22.13 points per game which is more than the league average of 21.89 points per game. However, offensively, the Rams have been one of the best offenses as they enter this game averaging 23.8 points per game which ranks 8th in the NFL while also ranking 7th in total yards per game with an average of 363.93 total yards per game. The Los Angeles Rams will look to extend their winning streak to three games when they travel to face the New York Giants.



The New York Giants are on a two-game losing streak following a 25-33 loss on the road in week 16 of the NFL season which has dropped their record to 5-10 and the Giants have been eliminated from playoff contention this season. The Giants have been one of the lowest-scoring teams in the NFL this season as they enter this game averaging 14.27 points per game which is the 2nd lowest in the league. New York has also struggled on defense as they enter this matchup allowing an average of 24.73 points per game which ranks 27th in the NFL. Saquon Barkley has been one of the lone bright spots on the offense for the Giants as he enters this game leading the team in rushing with 957 rushing yards and five touchdowns while adding 39 receptions for 213 yards and four touchdowns. The New York Giants will look to end their two-game losing streak when they host the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday afternoon in week 17 of the NFL season.



BookMaker has the Los Angeles Rams listed as 6.5-point favorites on the road against the New York Giants on Sunday afternoon in week 17 of the NFL season. New York has won seven of the last ten while Los Angeles has won the previous three meetings. The Giants are 8-2 ATS in the last ten while the Rams are 2-1 ATS in the last three games in the series. The Los Angeles Rams are 9-5-1 ATS overall, 4-2-1 ATS on the road, and 6-2 ATS as a favorite this season while the New York Giants are 6-8-1 ATS overall, 3-2-1 ATS at home, and 6-7-1 ATS as an underdog on the year.



Los Angeles has been one of the hottest teams in the NFL as they have won five of their previous six games and have been the better team most recently in the series, winning the previous three meetings in a row. The Rams have also been the better team most recently in the series at covering the spread as they are 2-1 ATS in the last three matchups while also being the better team at covering the spread this season as they are 9-5-1 ATS overall and 6-2 ATS as a favorite while the Giants are 6-8-1 TS overall and 6-7-1 ATS as an underdog. Buy the .5 point and lay the points with the Los Angeles Rams when they travel to face the New York Giants.



Spooky Express Pick: Los Angeles Rams -6