St. Louis Rams vs Arizona Cardinals Odds
One of the St. Louis Rams or the Arizona Cardinals will break a long winless streak this Sunday when the two teams meet at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona. St. Louis is 0-4-1 SU and 2-3 ATS over its last five games while Arizona is 0-6 SU and 1-4-1 ATS over its last six games.
Arizona has owned this series in recent years with a 10-2 SU and 8-4 ATS record against the Rams over their last 12 meetings. The total has gone UNDER in eight of the last nine games between these two division rivals.
Arizona opened as 1.5-point favorites at shops such as 5Dimes, while the NFL total was set at 37.5 for over under betting.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Cardinals sit at No. 21 in the current NFL Power Rankings here at OddsShark, while the Rams are at No. 20 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Cardinals will win this game 16-13.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Arizona's No. 30-ranked offense (16.3 PPG) against a Rams defense that ranks No. 19 at 23.7 PPG. The Cardinals passing attack has averaged 201.4 yards per game, less than the Rams give up through the air (222.3 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Rams feature the league's No. 12-rated road run defense, allowing 101.2 yards per game. Arizona, meanwhile, ranks No. 30 in rushing offense at home.
The Rams were a 27-13 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Jets. They failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (40) made winners of OVER bettors. The Rams's last action saw them get a 2-TD performance from Sam Bradford, but they were handed a 27-13 loss by New York at Edward Jones Dome.
The Cardinals were a 23-19 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Falcons. They covered the 9.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (42) made winners of UNDER bettors. LaRod Stephens-Howling went over the 100-yard mark (127) in his team's latest effort, but Atlanta still defeated Arizona by a score of 23-19.
St. Louis Rams Trends:
When playing in November are 2-7-1
When playing on grass are 2-7-1
After being outgained are 3-6-1
When playing on within the division are 2-7-1
Arizona Cardinals Trends:
When playing in November are 3-7
When playing on grass are 7-3
After being outgained are 7-3
When playing within the division are 5-5
A few Rams at Cardinals trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of St. Louis's last 9 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of St. Louis's last 8 games when playing on the road against Arizona
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of St. Louis's last 15 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Arizona's last 9 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Arizona's last 8 games when playing at home against St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona's last 6 games
Arizona is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games when playing St. Louis
St. Louis home to San Francisco, Sunday, December 2
Arizona at NY Jets, Sunday, December 2