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Dogs Dominating Cardinals-Rams Games

The Arizona Cardinals and St. Louis Rams have gone in different directions this season, as the Cards are sitting perched atop of the NFC West at 9-2 SU while the Rams are lingering near the basement at 4-7. The two clubs will renew acquaintances at the Edward Jones Dome in Week 13.

Shark Bites
  • The Rams are 13-33-1 SU in their last 47 games against their division.
  • The total has gone OVER in nine of the Cardinals' last 12 games.
  • The Cardinals are 14-5 ATS in their last 19 games after an ATS loss.

Favored teams have simply not been coming through for their backers when the Cardinals and Rams have met. In the last eight meetings between the two, underdogs have gone 6-2 ATS.

The Rams have been a poor spread bet this season (4-6-1) but they have been solid for UNDER bettors, as the OVER/UNDER has gone 3-8 in Rams games so far this season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The St. Louis Rams were listed as 5.5-point underdogs at Bovada and other online Sportsbooks, with the total listed at one point at 44.5.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 22-21 result in favor of the Cardinals. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NFL matchups here.

Arizona Cardinals vs St. Louis Rams Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the St. Louis Rams are 4-7 overall and 4-6-1 ATS against the spread, while the Cardinals are 9-2 and 6-5 ATS. As for the totals, St. Louis is 3-8 on the OU, and Arizona is 8-3. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs Arizona injuries news.

The St. Louis Rams sit at No. 25 in the current NFL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Arizona Cardinals are at No. 2 on that chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the St. Louis Rams No. 31-ranked offense (16.91 PPG) against a Arizona Cardinals defense that ranks No. 10 at 20.82 PPG. The Rams passing attack has averaged 180.91 yards per game, less than the Cardinals give up through the air (235.27 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Arizona Cardinals own the league's No. 5-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 88 yards per game when on the road. St. Louis, on the other hand, rates No. 15 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cardinals grabbed a Week 12 victory over the 49ers in their last game, winning 19-13 at Levi's Stadium.

St. Louis didn't make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Bengals as Cincinnati blasted them 31-7 in Week 12 action.

Betting Trends
  • Arizona is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Arizona is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Arizona's last 12 games
  • Arizona is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • St. Louis is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • St. Louis is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of St. Louis's last 7 games
  • St. Louis is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Arizona

Next Betting Matchups

Arizona home to Minnesota, Thursday, December 10th
St. Louis home to Detroit, Sunday, December 13th

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