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NFL Totals Pick – Los Angeles Rams vs Seattle Seahawks

Two Solid Defenses at Work in this Game

Our Los Angeles vs Seattle totals pick for Saturday, January 9, 2021 features the second-place team in the NFC West, the Rams, visiting the West division’s top team, the Seahawks. The best under for this contest is listed at 43.0 (-110). In terms of the over, it can be secured at 42.5 (-108). When these two teams last met a few weeks ago, the Seahawks took down the Rams 20-9. These two NFC West teams also met on November 15. In that game, LA beat Seattle 23-16. Both of those scores from this season’s two meetings fall under this game’s total of 43.0.

The contest is scheduled to start at 4:40 pm ET. The Rams and Seahawks will meet at Lumen Field in Seattle, WA. There’s a 6% chance of rain, winds will be 3 mph from the East, and it will be partly cloudy. Game time temperature will be 42 degrees.

Los Angeles vs Seattle Totals Pick – Stats

The Los Angeles Rams are averaging 23.3 PPG. At the same time, the Seattle Seahawks are outpacing their opponents, scoring 28.7 PPG. The LA defense is tight, allowing opponents merely, 18.5 PPG. Seattle’s D is also fairly stingy, as it’s giving up 23.2 PPG. At quarterback, Wilson could have a tough time putting points on the scoreboard, as he’s prone to the sack. Plus, he’s up against what is the best pass rush in the NFL. As a result, we expect Seattle’s point production to be hampered. At the same time, the Rams have an offense that is less than dynamic. In addition, the Seattle defense is good enough to keep the Ram point total low.

Rams vs Seahawks – Trends

Our Los Angeles vs Seattle totals pick observes that in 11 of LA’s last 13 games the total has gone under. It’s also been under in four of their last road games and five of their last six games this season.

At the same time, Seattle has been trending under. They’ve seen the under in 12 of their last 18 games versus the Rams. They’ve also been under in four of their last five games and seven of their last eight games this season.

Los Angeles vs Seattle Totals Pick – Final Word

Our Los Angeles vs Seattle totals pick finds that in this game it’s virtually impossible not to pick the under. Everything is trending towards making the under bet. Also, the stats all backup going with the under. As a result, we are taking the under at 43.0 (-110). We can’t imagine more than 32 points being scored in this wildcard game. See our LA versus Seattle point spread pick.

Los Angeles Rams vs Seattle Seahawks Over/Under Summary

Totals: Under 43.0 (-110)


Paul has been writing about sports betting and sports for more than a decade, offering picks on the NFL, MLB, NHL, and NBA, as well as on college sports and European football. He's written thousands of season and post-season previews, innumerable articles on sports betting strategies, and various books on sports and sports betting.

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