2016 Season NFL Football Past Picks
August 27, 2016
This pick was released to clients on August 27, 2021 at 12:46PM ET.
Los Angeles at Denver
Saturday 08/27 09:00 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Los Angeles +5 (-110) (risk 1.5 to return 2.86) RESULT: LOSS
The Los Angeles Rams pulled out another win on Saturday, beating Kansas City 21-20 as Todd Gurley made his preseason debut with 20 yards on four carries, including a touchdown. Now the Rams face Denver, which has a problem at quarterback as Trevor Siemian will get the start after completing 10-of-14 for 75 yards, but also throwing a pick six which turned the game around in a 31-24 loss to San Francisco. Mark Sanchez then came in and promptly lost two fumbles. The best idea could be to let rookie Paxton Lynch be the starter this season and let him take his lumps in the early going. Lynch was 15-of-26 for 113 yards and an interception. Denver's second and third team defense gave up 14 points to the 49ers in the fourth quarter. Denver went from a four-point favorite all the way to 6 1/2 in last week's game and the linemakers are overvaluing the Broncos again this week. Case Keenum was four-of-five for 53 yards and Jared Goff was 8-of-12 for 82 yards against the Chiefs. Keenum still is the leading candidate to be opening day starter. The Rams go on the road for the first time, but still have motivation to impress in their first year back in Los Angeles especially against the defending Super Bowl champions. Grab the points and play the Rams.
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