Los Angeles Rams vs Indianapolis Colts 10/1/2023 – In Week Four, the Los Angeles Rams take their challenging road trip against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Both teams have had ups and downs throughout this season; this matchup promises to be an epic battle of NFL titans! As we delve into every detail of this matchup, don’t forget to stay informed through our NFL Picks for more NFL action.
Los Angeles Rams vs Indianapolis Colts 10/1/2023
|When:||Sunday, October 1, 2023 1:00 PM ET|
|Where:||Lucas Oil Stadium|
|Rams||-1.5 (-105)||-120||45.5 o (-116)|
|Colts||+1.5 (-116)||+100||45.5 u (-105)|
On the road again for Week 4. 🛫
— Los Angeles Rams (@RamsNFL) September 28, 2023
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The Los Angeles Rams enter Week Four one game below 500 after suffering back-to-back losses against the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday night. Their offense has been fairly efficient, averaging 387.3 yards and 23 points per game; however, their defense has struggled allowing nearly 300 yards and 20.6 points per game against them.
Matthew Stafford has led Los Angeles’s offense this season, amassing 910 passing yards and two touchdowns across three games. Kyron Williams led Los Angeles’s rushing attack with 142 yards and three touchdowns on 29 carries, while rookie receiver Puka Nacua has become their go-to receiver, amassing an impressive 338 receiving yards on 30 receptions – while Tutu Atwell made her presence felt with 146 receiving yards and one touchdown on 17 receptions.
The Indianapolis Colts return home for this matchup one game above.500 after reeling off two consecutive victories – including an overtime triumph over Baltimore Ravens – to move one step above.500. Defensively, Indianapolis held its own, allowing only 19 points, none coming in overtime, on 364 total yards (two turnovers force against them in that game) while on offense they scored 22 points on 327 yards before ultimately sealing their victory with an overtime field goal.
Gardner Minshew Takes Over for Colts as Los Angeles Rams Eye Victory
Gardner Minshew took over as quarterback of the Colts on Saturday, completing 27 of 44 passes for 227 yards and one touchdown. Zach Moss led their ground game with 30 carries that netted 122 yards; Michael Pittman Jr. added 77 receiving yards while Josh Downs contributed 57 receptions.
Los Angeles Rams Eye Victory Despite their loss on Monday Night and a short week, the Los Angeles Rams are expected to rebound and secure an important win against the Indianapolis Colts due to their overall strength. Indianapolis quarterback issues could play into Los Angeles Rams defense’s hands; Los Angeles should use that advantage and secure victory.
The Rams started their 2023 season off strongly against the Seahawks, staging an impressive comeback and outscoring Seattle 23-0 in the second half to claim a 30-13 victory. Their momentum proved short-lived as they fell victim to 49ers’ 30-23 win and Matthew Stafford posted 307 yards with one touchdown and one interception during that game. Monday Night showdown against the Bengals brought additional frustration as the Rams held to 6-6 tie at halftime before eventually falling 19-16 due to just 102 passing yards with one interception by Stafford during that game.
Indianapolis Colts +1.5 — Over/Under: 45.5
The Indianapolis Colts kicked off their 2017-18 campaign against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Though they held a 21-17 advantage going into the fourth quarter, they ultimately fell by 31-21. In their second game against the Texans, the Colts came back strong by building a commanding 28-10 halftime lead and ultimately earned a 31-20 victory. Unfortunately against the Ravens, they found themselves trailing 14-13 entering the fourth quarter; but ultimately emerged victorious 28-20! Indianapolis’ late surge helped them force overtime and ultimately earn a thrilling 22-19 win over Cincinnati. Gardner Minshew made key contributions, passing for 227 yards and one touchdown; Zack Moss led the rushing attack with an impressive 122-yard performance from 30 carries; Michael Pittman contributed 77 receiving yards on nine receptions; Zack Moss earned 30 rush attempts with an average yardage per carry of 8.2.
Los Angeles Rams vs Indianapolis Colts Betting Pick
As the Los Angeles Rams face the Indianapolis Colts in a crucial matchup, both teams are hungry for a win. The Rams have a slight advantage due to defensive struggles on both sides. Expect an exciting game with scoring opportunities. Consider placing your bets at a top online sportsbook, favoring the Rams to win and cover the spread with the NFL betting lines on their side.
Score Prediction: Rams 28, Colts 25.