Rams vs. Commanders Player Props & Predictions – Sunday, Dec. 17

Nov 26, 2023; Glendale, Arizona, USA; Los Angeles Rams running back Kyren Williams (23) celebrates a touchdown with wide receiver Cooper Kupp (10) against the Arizona Cardinals in the first half at State Farm Stadium.
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Looking for Rams vs. Commanders player props and predictions? We have you covered as the Commanders travel to take on the Rams on Sunday, Dec 17 at 4:05 ET. Currently, the total sits at 50.5, with the Rams favored by 6.5 at home.

Rams VS. Commanders Odds

  • Spread: Rams -6.5
  • Total 50.5

Game Info

  • Date: Sunday, Dec 17
  • Time: 4:05 ET
  • Location: SoFi Stadium, Inglewood CA
  • TV: CBS

Commanders Betting Trends

  • Over their last five games, the Commanders have an over/under record of 4-1 and are 2-3 vs. the spread.
  • In their last ten games away from home, the Commanders have a straight up record of 4-5-1 while going 6-4 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 21 points per game in these contests.
  • Looking back on the team’s last ten games as the underdog, the Commanders have a straight-up record of 4-6. Their record vs the spread in these games was 6-3-1.

Rams Betting Trends

  • In their last five games, the Rams have an over/under record of 1-4 and are 2-3 vs. the spread.
  • Across their last five home contests, Los Angeles has a 3-2 record vs the spread. Their overall mark in these games was 2-3, while averaging 24 points per game.
  • Los Angeles has done well both straight up and vs the spread when favored to win the game, going 4-1 SU and 4-1 ATS in their last five games.

Can the Commanders Grab a Win on the Road?

This week will be the Commanders’ 10th game against an NFC opponent. Their overall record is 4-9 while going 2-7 against other teams in the NFC. In the standings, Washington is 4th in the division and 14th in the NFC. Looking at the Commanders’ scoring margin so far, it currently stands at -10.3. This has led to an ATS record of 5-7-1.

The Commanders hosted the Dolphins in week 13. The Commanders finished the game with a 45-15 loss. With a 30-point loss, the Commanders added a loss to their ATS record as well. They were 9-point underdogs prior to the game. With the over/under line set at 49.5 points, the over hit with a combined 60 points.

On offense, the Commanders finished with 245 yards against the Dolphins. On third-down situations, the Commanders had a 42.9% conversion rate. Notably, Brian Robinson Jr. led the rushing attack with 53 yards, while Sam Howell passed for 127 yards.

Washington is 28th in points allowed defensively. So far, their opponents are putting up an average of 30.4 points per game, accumulating 379.8 yards per contest.

Will the Rams Live Up to Expectations at Home?

As they prepare to face the Commanders, the Rams hold a 6-7 record. Within the NFC-West, they currently sit in 2nd place and are 8th place in the NFC. Los Angeles’ scoring margin up to this point is currently at +0.7. The team comes in with an ATS mark of 7-5-1.

Last time they played, the Rams were handed a 37-31 loss by the Ravens. The Rams covered the spread despite their loss to Baltimore. They were underdogs by 7.5 before the game. With a combined score of 68 points, the game exceeded the pre-game over/under line of 42.

Facing the Ravens, the Rams rushed the ball 30 times, with Kyren Williams leading the team with 114 yards. Matthew Stafford attempted 41 passes, accumulating 294 yards and a passer rating of 103.

Defensively, Los Angeles is 18th in the NFL in points allowed. Their opponents have an average of 22.3 points per game while gaining 339.9 yards per contest.

Rams vs. Commanders Player Prop

In this week 15 matchup, Kyren Williams will be facing the Commanders with a rushing yards prop of 89.5. Betting on the over yields a payout of -116, while the under pays at -116. The implied odds for the over are 54%.

Kyren Williams faces the Commanders as the 21st-ranked running back in rushing attempts for the season, amassing 801 yards. Coming into the game, his average yards per carry stands at 5. I’m taking the over on Williams’ prop of 89.5 rushing yards. Washington’s rush defense hasn’t been anything special, and I see the Rams having success on the ground, with Kyren Williams getting a majority of the carries.

  • The Prop: Kyren Williams Over 89.5 Rushing Yards (-116)

Rams VS. Commanders Predictions

From the time the lines were first established, Los Angeles has shifted from -5 point favorites to their present line of -6.5.

In this game, I’m favoring Washington to cover the spread as 6.5-point underdogs. Washington is coming off a tough game vs. Miami but should keep this game closer than expected. I’m locking in my bet on Washington before the kickoff.

The Pick: Commanders +6.5 | -111 at Fanduel Sportsbook