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Rams vs Chargers Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 17
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Rams vs Chargers Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 17

by USA WagerDecember 27, 2022

Check out our free Rams vs Chargers prediction for the NFL week 17 game in Inglewood. See who USA Wager likes to win and cover the spread in this football game. And, get our insight into the best over-under point total bet.

Rams vs Chargers Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 17

On Sunday, January 1st, the Los Angeles Rams travel to take on the Los Angeles Chargers at SoFi Stadium. This Non-Conference matchup is set to kickoff at 4:25 PM ET, and will be televised on CBS.

Heading into Sunday’s game, Los Angeles is the odds on favorite to come away with the win. Will they be able to take care of business at home? Or, does Los Angeles have what it takes to make things interesting? Keep reading to USA Wager’s Rams vs Chargers prediction.

  • Spread: LAR +6.5 | LAC -6.5
  • MoneyLine: LAR +243 | LAC -306
  • Total: 41.0

Rams vs Chargers Prediction: Spread

Heading into this week 17 contest against the Chargers, the Rams have a 3-8 record in the NFC. Currently, their overall record sits at 5-10 With this record, the team is in the bottom half of the league in point differential. For the season, they have an average scoring margin of -3.53 points per game. So far, the Rams have been favored in 9 of their 15 games. The average point spread in these matchups is 5.

Across the Rams last 5 road games, the team averaged 12.8 points per game while allowing 23.4. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 1-3-1, while going 0-5-0 straight-up. Spanning across their last 5 games as the underdog, Los Angeles has an ATS record of 2-3 while going 4-1 straight up.

Heading into this week 17 contest against the Rams, the Chargers have a 7-4 record in the AFC. Currently, their overall record sits a 9-6. This season, Los Angeles currently has an average point differential of -0.73 points per game, placing them 15th in the league. So far, the Chargers have been favored in 10 of their 15 games. The average point spread in these matchups is -4.

In their last 5 games at home, the Chargers have a straight up record of 3-2 while going 2-2-1 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 21.8 points per game in these contests. The Chargers have played well in their last 5 games as the betting favorite, going 4-1 straight up and 2-2-1 against the spread.

If looking to place a wager on the spread for this game, we recommend taking the Rams to cover the spread vs Los Angeles. Look for the team’s ground game to come to life in week 17. Even though Los Angeles is ranked just 29th in rush yards per game, this looks to be a favorable matchup for the unit.

Free Spread Prediction: Los Angeles Rams 6.5

Rams vs Chargers Prediction: Total

Heading into this week’s matchup, the Rams have an over-under record of 6-9. On the season, Los Angeles is ranked just 26th in points per game at 18.73. Defensively, the team comes in closer to the league average, allowing 22.27 points per contest. On the other side, heading into this week’s matchup, the Chargers have an over-under record of 6-9. This season, the Chargers are averaging 22.13 points per contest, placing them 13th in the league. Defensively, the team is ranked just 22nd in points allowed per game.

In this week’s matchup, we see the Rams and Chargers combining for 39 points, leading us to recommend taking the under.

Free Total Prediction: Under 41.0

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