2018 Season NFL Football Past Picks

December 16, 2018

This pick was released to clients on December 17, 2021 at 1:31PM ET.

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Philadelphia at Los Angeles

Sunday 12/16 08:20 PM Eastern

1.5 units on Philadelphia +14 (-130) (risk 1.5 to return 2.65)  RESULT: win

1.5 units on Game Total UNDER 52.5 -110 (risk 1.5 to return 2.86)  RESULT: loss

A pair of talented quarterbacks with aggressive offensive head coaches square off in perfect Southern California weather. Philadelphia comes off a tough OT loss at Dallas, but the defending champs are still motivated to play well, just one game back in the Wild Card race and two back for the division title. Eagles' starting QB Carson Wentz is out with a fractured vertebrae, and in anticipation, Philadelphia told Nick Foles to be ready to play. Nick Foles is a Super Bowl MVP, and a terrific backup and has confidence stepping into the starting role. The Eagles match up well with a Rams offense that is third in scoring (32.7 points per game), but the defense is #19 in yards allowed, #24 against the run, and #18 in points surrendered (24.1 per game). The Rams got shut down at Chicago last week, scoring just six points. They are a big favorite here, but are just 2-8-1 ATS at home against a team with a losing road record, 16-40-2 ATS after allowing 150 or fewer passing yards, plus 22-47 ATS after getting fewer than 250 total yards in their previous game. Philadelphia is on a 10-1 ATS run against the Rams, including a 43-35 road win last season. The UNDER has hit six of the last seven games when following an Eagles loss. And, in their last 15 home games vs. teams with losing road records, the Rams are 11-4 to the UNDER. Look for a game that is closer than expected. Play Philadelphia and the UNDER.

FINAL SCORE
TEAM 1Q 2Q 3Q 4Q FINAL
Eagles 3 10 17 0 30
Rams 7 6 0 10 23

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