Through 2 Quarters
Although the San Francisco 49ers were the underdogs at kickoff, they’ve since taken control of the game. They are way out in front at halftime with a 21-7 lead over the Los Angeles Rams.
San Francisco has enjoyed the tag-team combination of WR Deebo Samuel and TE George Kittle. The former has punched in one rushing touchdown, while the latter has caught four passes for one TD and 43 yards. No one has had a standout game offensively for Los Angeles, but they have gotten one touchdown from TE Tyler Higbee. QB Matthew Stafford has been efficient, with a passer rating of 140.50.
This is the first time the 49ers have been ahead going into the third quarter in the past five games.
Los Angeles @ San Francisco
Current Records: Los Angeles 7-2; San Francisco 3-5
What to Know
The Los Angeles Rams haven’t won a game against the San Francisco 49ers since Dec. 30 of 2018, but they’ll be looking to end the drought Monday. Los Angeles and San Francisco will face off in an NFC West battle at 8:15 p.m. ET at Levi’s Stadium. The Rams won’t have the home-field advantage, but they do enjoy a 3.5-point advantage in the spread.
Los Angeles scored first but ultimately less than the Tennessee Titans in their contest last week. Los Angeles came up short against Tennessee, falling 28-16. Los Angeles didn’t live up to their potential and found themselves falling short of the 7-point advantage oddsmakers thought they had coming into the game. One thing holding Los Angeles back was the mediocre play of QB Matthew Stafford, who did not have his best game: despite one touchdown, he threw two interceptions.
Most of the squad’s points came courtesy of special teams, which contributed ten. K Matt Gay delivered a perfect 3-for-3 game.
Meanwhile, San Francisco came up short against the Arizona Cardinals last week, falling 31-17. No one had a standout game offensively for San Francisco, but they got scores from TE…