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Detroit Lions vs Los Angeles Rams Prediction & Betting Tips 1142024 sport preview

Detroit Lions vs Los Angeles Rams Prediction & Betting Tips 1/14/2024

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Detroit Lions vs Los Angeles Rams 1/14/2024:
  • Take the Lions on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Rams (+3)
  • Our NFL model projects 47 points, and we suggest taking the under

Detroit Lions vs Los Angeles Rams Preview

The kickoff for this Wild Card round matchup between the Rams and Lions takes place at 8:00 ET at Ford Field. NBC will be carrying the television coverage for this LAR vs. DET shodown.

The Lions are set as 3 point favorites at home in this NFC showdown. Can they pull off a home win and cover the spread? Check out BetCoco for Detroit Lions – Los Angeles Rams odds

Detroit Lions vs Los Angeles Rams Head-to-Head and Key Stats

In the last three head-to-head matchups, the Rams are averaging 28 points per game, compared to the Lions at 22. These figures have led to Los Angeles posting a record of 2-1.

  • Los Angeles has played well in their previous three road games, going 2-1 straight up. In this stretch, they averaged 26 points per game while allowing 27. The team also performed well vs the spread at 2-1.
  • Across their last five home contests, Detroit has been good against the spread posting a mark of 4-1. Their overall mark in these games was 3-2, while averaging 27 points per game.
  • Spanning across their last three games as the betting underdog, the Rams have gone 2-1 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 1-2.
  • The Lions have played well in their last five games as the betting favorite, going 4-1 straight up and 4-1 against the spread.

Detroit Lions vs Los Angeles Rams Prediction

Los Angeles is currently 2nd in the NFC-West this season, with an overall record of 10-7. In games outside the conference, they are 2-3 and in NFC games, they’ve gone 8-4. The current scoring margin for the Rams’ is +1.6, and this has contributed to their ATS record of 10-6-1. So far this season, the Rams hold an over/under record of 9-8. The average over/under betting line in their games has been 44.3 points, and their games have averaged a combined 45.9 points.

Offensively, the Rams have an average of 23.8 points per game, which is 8th in the NFL. The Rams defense comes into the game with rankings of 17th in tackles for loss and 14th in sacks. Their opponents have been scoring 22.2 points per game and gaining 337.9 yards (per game).

This season, the Lions hold the 1st position in the NFC-North with an overall record of 12-5. Their non-conference game record is 4-1, and in NFC action, they are NFC. The Lions hold a 12-5 record against the spread. As we approach week 1, their scoring margin stands at +3.9 per game. Throughout this season, Detroit games have averaged 50.4 points, ranking them 3rd in the NFL. They hold an over/under record of 11-6, with an average OU line of 47.1 points.

Offensively, the Lions have an average of 27.1 points per game, which is 5th in the NFL. Detroit is sitting 22nd in points allowed so far. Heading into week 1, their opponents are putting up an average of 23.2 points per game, on 336.1 yards per contest.

With the Lions being favored by 3, our NFL analytics models has this one playing out 25-22 in favor of the Lions. Our analytics assigns Detroit a 59% chance of defeating the Rams.

Detroit Lions vs Los Angeles Rams Betting Tips

  • Take the Lions on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Rams (+3)
  • Our NFL model projects 47 points, and we suggest taking the under

Detroit Lions Injury Report

  • Julian Okwara – Arm (Out)
  • Emmanuel Moseley – Knee (Out)
  • Nate Sudfeld – Knee (Out)
  • Jameson Williams – Suspension (Out)
  • Hendon Hooker – Knee (Out)
  • Shane Zylstra – Knee (Out)

Los Angeles Rams Injury Report

  • Hunter Long – Thigh (Out)
  • Ochaun Mathis – Knee (Out)
  • Cooper Kupp – Hamstring (Out)

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