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Who are the officials for Rams-Lions in Wild Card Round of 2024 NFL Playoffs

Here is a look at the referee and other officials for the Rams-Lions Wild Card Round playoff game.

Referee Craig Wrolstad calls a penalty during the game between the Tennessee Titans and the Indianapolis Colts at Nissan Stadium on December 3, 2023 in Nashville, Tennessee. The Colts defeated the Titans 31-28. Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images

The Detroit Lions are set to host the Los Angeles Rams in the Wild Card round in the 2024 NFL Playoffs. The Lions are the No. 3 seed in the NFC after winning their first NFC North division title in 30 years, while the Rams clinched the No. 6 seed in the playoffs. While nobody ever wants to see the refs have an impact on a game, taking a look at referee stats can help influence your bets.

Craig Wrolstad will lead the officiating crew for this matchup. His crew’s called 85 penalties this year on the home team compared to only 74 for the away. Still, the away penalties went for 702 yards compared to only 686 against the home team. Under Wrolstad’s crews this season, the home team is averaging 24.25 points compared to 17.44 for the visiting team. Home teams went 9-6-1 against the spread.

The Lions are the 3-point favorites at DraftKings Sportsbook. Detroit has -170 moneyline odds, while Los Angeles is the +142 underdog. The point total for the game is set at 53.

Rams-Lions officiating crew

Referee: Craig Wrolstad
Umpire: Mark Pellis
Down judge: Jim Mello
Line judge: Tripp Sutter
Field judge: Jeff Shears
Side judge: Dale Shaw
Back judge: Jimmy Russell
Replay official: Kevin Stine
Replay assistant: Gavin Anderson