Last Updated on October 28, 2022 5:14 pm by Erwin Noguera
In the blink of an eye, we are reaching the halfway point of the 2022-23 NFL season, a season that has given us more surprises than expected, as many teams that were called to be the best in the league have failed to reach their highest competitive level.
We can see this when we look at the different league-wide standings, most of the teams have a 3-3 or 3-4 record, very few have positive records and only one of them is undefeated so far, the Philadelphia Eagles, which is currently the only team that has proven to be at a higher level of play than the rest of the league.
Similarly, we face Week 8 of the season, where the highlight will be the game between the San Francisco 49ers and Los Angeles Rams, which will be played this Sunday, October 30, 2022, at the SoFi Stadium, home of the Rams at 03:25 pm ET.
This week will mark the second meeting between the 49ers and Rams this season. The two teams played in Week 4, with San Francisco winning at home by a score of 24-9.
NFL Week 8 – Los Angeles Rams vs. San Francisco 49ers – Betting Odds & Free Pick – Info
When: Sunday, October 30 at 03:25 pm ET
Moneyline odds: Rams -102 / 49ers -119 (Source: MyBookie.ag)
Where Can I Watch it? NFL Network
Why Bet on the Rams
The reigning league champions, the Los Angeles Rams, have had an up-and-down season so far. They have not been able to have a streak of more than two consecutive victories and have lost two of their last three games. So, starting that streak in this game, in addition to getting revenge for what happened in Week 4, would allow the Rams to dream of being at the top of the NFC West.
After their bye week, the Rams return to the field against the 49ers at home. Recall that they won their previous game against the Carolina Panthers by a score of 24-10. That gave them time to see if it was the start of a streak of big wins and better things to come or just a momentary respite from the team’s recent losing trends.
LA is looking for ways to add more strength to its ground game, since quarterback Matthew Stafford is no longer a threat as a running back, so they will have to be more creative in generating offense.
Why Bet on the 49ers
On the other hand, the San Francisco 49ers, who have a 3-4 record, have lost their last two games (allowing as many as 72 points between those two games) and are now tied for last place with the Arizona Cardinals.
If the 49ers lose this game and fall to 3-5, they will be in last place in their division and suffer their first loss within the NFC West after previously beating the Seahawks and Rams. They will be two games below .500 before their bye week and will likely need to win six of their last nine games to have any chance at the playoffs.
Whereas, if they can pull off the win, they would move to 4-4 and, change their status to favorites to take the division.
Final Betting Analysis: Los Angeles Rams vs. San Francisco 49ers
Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford has struggled against the 49ers in three regular-season games. He is averaging 245 yards per game with four touchdowns, five interceptions, and one lost fumble in that time.
At MyBookie.ag we can see that there is a Moneyline that favors the San Francisco 49ers at -119, while Los Angeles Rams start at -102.
This means that, if Stafford does not improve his performance against the 49ers in this game, it would be very difficult for the Rams to get a win.
That is why, even though many want the Rams to get revenge in this game, we believe that will not happen and that is why our pick is a win for the San Francisco 49ers.
Look for a straight win on the Moneyline San Francisco 49ers. If you put $100 on the 49ers at -119, you’ll be looking at an $84.03 win with a total payout of $184.03.