Los Angeles Rams Odds, Season Predictions and Best NFL Futures Bets 2023

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The Los Angeles Rams went all in for a run at the Super Bowl in 2021, and a Super Bowl triumph is exactly what they got. That is all well and good, of course, but they are paying the price now. Head coach Sean McVay’s squad endured injury issues on top of all of its salary-cap problems last season and slumped to a 5-12 record.

Will things turn back in the right direction for Los Angeles, or will they get worse before they get better? Let’s take a look at the odds and best bets to be made on the Los Angeles Rams this year. 

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Los Angeles Rams breakdown 

2022 record: 5-12 

2022 ATS record: 7-9-1 

2022 O/U record: 6-11 

Key players in: Demarcus Robinson (WR), Royce Freeman (RB) 

Key players out: Odell Beckham Jr. (WR), Brandon Powell (WR), Matthew Orzech (S), David Long (CB), Taylor Rapp (S), David Edwards (G), Greg Gaines (DT), Leonard Floyd (LB), Bobby Wagner (LB) 

2023 NFL Draft class: Steve Avila (G), Byron Young (DE), Kobie Turner (DT), Stetson Bennett (QB), Nick Hampton (LB), Warren McClendon (OT), Davis Allen (TE), Puka Nacua (WR), Tre’Vius Hodges-Tomlinson (CB), Ochaun Mathis (DE), Zach Evans (RB), Ethan Evans (P), Jason Taylor II (S), Desjuan Johnson (DE)

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Los Angeles Rams 2023 NFL season odds

Odds provided by DraftKings Sportsbook 

Los Angeles Rams Super Bowl odds

The Rams are +8000 to win Super Bowl LVIII — ahead of only Tampa Bay, Indianapolis, Houston and Arizona. 

Los Angeles Rams NFC Championship odds

Los Angeles is +4500 to win the NFC, which is second-to-last in the conference (tied with Tampa Bay) ahead of only Arizona (+10000). 

Los Angeles Rams NFC West odds

At +1100, the Rams are the third favorites to win the NFC West. They are behind the 49ers (-160), Seahawks (+195) and Cardinals (+2500).

Los Angeles Rams win total odds 

The Rams’ win quota is 6.5 games, with the under priced as a -115 favorite and the over coming in with -105 odds. Exact records of 5-12, 6-11 and 7-10 are all +500. 

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Los Angeles Rams 2023 schedule

Week 1: at Seattle Seahawks 

Week 2: vs San Francisco

Week 3: at Cincinnati Bengals

Week 4: at Indianapolis Colts

Week 5: vs Philadelphia Eagles

Week 6: vs Arizona Cardinals

Week 7: vs Pittsburgh Steelers

Week 8: at Dallas Cowboys

Week 9: at Green Bay Packers 

Week 10: BYE 

Week 11: vs Seattle Seahawks 

Week 12: at Arizona Cardinals 

Week 13: vs Cleveland Browns 

Week 14: at Baltimore Ravens

Week 15: vs Washington Commanders 

Week 16: vs New Orleans

Week 17: at New York Giants 

Week 18: at San Francisco 49ers 

We’ll have NFL picks for EVERY matchup of the 2023 season 

Los Angeles Rams 2022 season recap

Coming off a Super Bowl triumph the year before, Los Angeles never showed any signs of being able to defend the title. The last time the Rams were over .500 was after Week 3 and the last time they were at .500 was after Week 6. Quarterback Matthew Stafford (concussion protocol) and receiver Cooper Kupp (ankle) played in only 9 games apiece. Not coincidentally, L.A. lost 9 of its last 11 contests to finish 5-12. That record would have given them the No. 6 overall pick in the NFL Draft, but the Rams owed it to the Lions in their trade for Stafford. Yes, that run to the Super Bowl is still costing them 2 years later. It was worth it, of course, but it’s not what Rams fans want to hear at this point in time.

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Los Angeles Rams 2023 NFL season predictions

As mentioned, this is not a franchise that is on the rise. It got its ring and now – by all indications – it will be on the way down at least for a while. Obviously there is some possibility for improvement, as Stafford and Kupp missed almost half of the 2022 campaign. If they can stay healthy in 2023, Los Angeles could be decent. If everything goes right, can this team be better than decent? There is always that chance when you have guys like Stafford, Kupp and Aaron Donald on the roster… but, let’s be honest, it’s not a great chance. Here are a couple of my NFL predictions for the Los Angeles Rams this year. 

Best bet: Matthew Stafford to lead the league in interceptions (+1500)

I kind of like the Rams staying under 6.5 wins at -115 odds, but in general there isn’t a whole lot on the futures market to write home about. They aren’t good enough to warrant any kind of division, conference, or Super Bowl title play even at long odds. But at the same time when there are 17 games on the schedule you don’t have to be that good to reach the 7-win mark. As such, I’ll take a flier on the individual market and go with Stafford to lead the NFL in interceptions.

I can see Los Angeles playing from behind (perhaps even way behind) on plenty of occasions and that naturally leads to lots of passes being thrown. Stafford has thrown 17 picks or more 4 times in his career, including in his otherwise outstanding season of 2021. He is past his prime at 35 years old, so if his volume of passes is as high as I expect then the INTs should be plentiful. 

Los Angeles Rams season record predictions: 6-11

If Los Angeles stays healthy, it definitely won’t be the worst team in the league. There are a fair amount of winnable games on the schedule, too, such as Arizona twice, Seattle at home, Washington at home, Cleveland at home and Pittsburgh at home. Still if if I had to side with an over or under play on the Rams’ win total it would be under 6.5. Let’s go with 6-11 (+500 odds) for a team that is a far cry from its Super Bowl-winning ways. 

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