At one point, the Los Angeles Rams were thought to be in contention for the top seed in the NFC as they got off to a 7-1 start including a win over reigning Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay. The Rams have dropped three straight to fall two games back of the Arizona Cardinals in the NFC West.
Jacksonville joins Detroit as the only team yet to win on the road this season.
The status of the leading rushers, James Robinson of Jacksonville and Darrell Henderson of Los Angeles are up in the air.
The Rams (+550) have the fifth-best scores and odds to represent the NFC in the Super Bowl.
- Game: Jacksonville Jaguars (2-9) at Los Angeles Rams (7-4)
- Location: SoFi Stadium
- Day/Time: Sunday, Dec. 5, 4:05 p.m. ET
- Television: FOX
Jaguars vs Rams Betting Lines
|Jacksonville Jaguars||+13 (-110)||+500||48 (-110o)|
|Los Angeles Rams||-13 (-110)||-700||48 (-110u)|
The Los Angeles Rams have won four of the five meetings between the teams. In the most recent meeting, in 2017, the Jaguars were favored by 2½ points according to the NFL betting lines over the visiting Los Angeles Rams.
The Rams took the lead for good on a Jared Goff touchdown pass with 22 seconds left in the first quarter. A special-teams touchdown pushed the lead to 10 points by halftime. The Rams won 27-17 despite being outgained 389-249.
The game went over the 42-point total on a Greg Zuerlein with 2:32 left. It was the fifth team in as many meetings between the teams that the game went over the total.
The Rams are 5-0 against the spread against Jacksonville
Next game: at Tennessee
The Jacksonville Jaguars were 1½-point underdogs according to the NFL picks against the spread against the visiting Atlanta Falcons. Atlanta jumped to a 14-point lead on a pair of Cordarrelle Patterson touchdowns. A Russell Gage touchdown catch midway through the third quarter pushed the lead to 21-3.
Jacksonville scored on consecutive possessions late in the third quarter and early in the fourth quarter to pull within seven points but couldn’t come through with the tying touchdown on its final drive of the game as Atlanta won 21-14 to hand Jacksonville its fourth loss in the last five games.
The game went well under the 46-point total
Running back James Robinson (heel), defensive backs Tyson Campbell (shoulder) and linebackers Dakota Allen (shoulder) and Damien Wilson (ankle) practiced on a limited basis on Thursday. Cornerback Shaquill Griffin (concussion), linebacker Myles Jack (knee), defensive tackles Malcolm Brown (toe), and Davon Hamilton (knee) did not practice on Thursday.
Los Angeles Rams
Next game: at Arizona
The visiting Los Angeles Rams were listed by the Las Vegas odds as the 1½-point favorites against the Green Bay Packers.
Despite three touchdown passes by Matthew Stafford, the Rams never led. Green Bay scored two touchdowns in 36 seconds in the third quarter en route to a 36-28 win, It was the third straight loss and fifth straight game when Los Angeles failed to cover.
The game went over the 46½-point total on a field goal by Green Bay’s Mason Crosby with 2;28 left in the third quarter.
Receiver Odell Beckham Jr. (hip), running back Darrell Henderson (thigh and cornerback David Long (illness) did not practice on Thursday. Beckham did get in a limited practice on Wednesday. Offensive lineman Tremayne Anchrum (knee) is out. Receiver Robert Woods (knee) is on injured reserve.
Rams-Jaguars injury report: Odell Beckham Jr (Hip) and Darrell Henderson (Thigh) did not practice today. pic.twitter.com/2z31sQh2H9
— Lindsey Thiry (@LindseyThiry) December 3, 2021
Jaguars vs Rams Betting on the Game
Cooper Kupp leads the NFL with 92 catches, 1237 receiving yards, and 18 catches of at least 20 yards helping the Los Angeles Rams rank in the top five in the NFL in passing yards and passing efficiency. The Jacksonville Jaguars rank nearly the bottom of the NFL in both categories.
Quarterback Matthew Stafford (+400) is tied for second only behind Tampa Bay’s Tom Brady in odds to lead the NFL in passing yards during the regular season.
Opponents are completing 71.3% of their passes against Jacksonville. Only Philadelphia has a more generous pass defense. Jacksonville only has five interceptions.
The Rams are fifth in the NFL with 30 sacks and are one of five teams to allow less than four yards per carry.
The total has gone under in 10 of the Rams’ last 13 games at home.
The total has gone under in each of Jacksonville’s last six games.
Jacksonville is 1-15 against in the spread in its last 16 games playing NFC West teams.