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49ers Seek to Clinch Playoffs at Rams on Week 18 Betting

Los Angeles Rams vs. San Francisco 49ers Betting Information, odds and picks

On the whole, the Rams and head coach Sean McVay have been vindicated.  At least for now.  To illuminate, the trade for quarterback Matthew Stafford has made Los Angeles a Super Bowl best bet.  And with a win over the rival 49ers on Sunday, the Rams can clinch the second seed for the NFC Playoffs.  But San Francisco will be battling for the final NFC Playoff spot.  Specifically, the 49ers can secure a place in the 2021 NFL Playoffs with a win over the hated Rams.  Following an offseason of doubts, San Francisco emerged as a serious contender.

San Francisco 49ers vs. Los Angeles Rams Betting Information

Date: Sunday, January 9, 2022,
Time: 4:25 pm ET
Location: SoFi Stadium, Inglewood, California
TV Coverage: FOX

49ers vs. Rams Betting Odds

49ers +4½ ( -110 ) 44½ ( -110 ) +185
Rams -4½ ( -110 ) 44½ ( -110 ) -225
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San Francisco 49ers at Los Angeles Rams CashBet Wagering Analysis

On this occasion, sportsbook action will split evenly between these two rivals.  Each team has something to play for.  The Rams will draw plenty of casual money as the hot team at home.  Conversely, the 49ers will pull sharp money as a quality road underdog with a playoff spot on the line.

49ers on the Brink of Striking Playoff Gold

Last week San Francisco beat Houston 23-7 as 14-point home favorites.  The game went under the Betting on Super Bowl total of 44.  As a result, San Francisco is 9-7 straight up, 8-8 against the spread, and 7-9 over/under.  San Francisco has NFL metrics of 10th for total offense and 13th for scoring offense.  Defensively, the 49ers have NFL metrics of 4th overall and 14th for points allowed.

First-round draft choice Trey Lance has spent most of the season on the bench.  But last week against the Texans, Lance played in place of the injured Jimmy Garoppolo.  Lance responded with 249 yards passing and two touchdowns.  In turn, Lance delivered in the most important game of the season.  Garoppolo remains day-to-day with a thumb injury.

Rams Peaking at Playoff Time

Last week Los Angeles beat Baltimore 20-19 as 7-point away favorites.  The game went under the Super Bowl betting odds total of 47.  As a result, Los Angeles is 12-4 straight up, 8-8 against the spread, and 8-7-1 over/under.  Overall, the Rams have NFL metrics of 6th for total offense and 9th for scoring offense.  Defensively, Los Angeles has NFL metrics of 16th overall and 15th for points allowed.

On the whole, it’s been an impressive season for Matthew Stafford.  To show, Stafford has a 103.5 QB rating, 38/15 TD/INT ratio, and 4648 yards passing.

San Francisco 49ers at Los Angeles Rams Against the Spread

On the road, San Francisco is 62% against the spread.  While as an underdog, the 49ers are 68% vs. the odds.  In NFC West action San Francisco is 43% against the spread.  As an away team, San Francisco is 56% under the total.  Overall, as an underdog, the 49ers are 68% under the total.  And in NFC West games, San Francisco is 50% over/under the total.

At home, Los Angeles is 57% against the spread.  While as a favorite, the Rams are 55% vs. the odds.  In NFC West action, the Rams are 64% against the spread.  As a home team, Los Angeles is 72% under the total.  Overall, the Rams are 71% under the total as a favorite.  And in NFC West games, LA is 61% under the total.

San Francisco is 9-3 against the spread vs. the Rams.  The 49ers and Rams are 2-5 under the total.  Specifically, at Los Angeles, San Francisco is 4-1 vs. the odds against the Rams.  Further, these two teams are 3-2 over/under the Super Bowl betting total at Los Angeles.

San Francisco 49ers vs. Los Angeles Rams CashBet Free Pick  

As mentioned earlier, the 49ers have shown impressive NFL gambling value against the Rams.  And in a must-win scenario, the 49ers make for a strong pick.

49ers at Rams CashBet Best Bet: 

San Francisco 49ers


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