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Rams vs Cardinals Betting Pick

The Arizona Cardinals hope to remain undefeated this Thursday night when they visit the St. Louis Rams at Edward Jones Dome.

Arizona is 9-1 SU and 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games against the Rams, including seven straight wins at St. Louis.

Seven of the last eight games between these two teams have gone UNDER the total. But Arizona is just 3-13 SU in its last 16 road games.

View Arizona vs St Louis Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Oddsmakers at Bovada had the Rams as 2.5-point underdogs in the game, while the betting total was sitting at 38.5. [ Check the latest Thursday night lines at 5Dimes ]

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at OddsShark have the No. 22-rated Cardinals taking on the No. 23-rated Rams in this contest. Handicapping models indicate a 28-17 win for the Cardinals on Thursday.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up St. Louis's No. 26-ranked offense (19.8 PPG) against a Cardinals defense that ranks No. 3 at 15.2 PPG. The Rams passing attack has averaged 196.5 yards per game, less than the Cardinals give up through the air (256 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Cardinals feature the league's No. 13-rated road run defense, allowing 90 yards per game. St. Louis, meanwhile, ranks No. 12 in rushing offense at home.

The Cardinals were a 24-21 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Dolphins. They failed to cover the 4-point spread as favorites, while the total score (45) made winners of OVER bettors. Kevin Kolb dusted the Dolphins secondary for 3 TDs last time out as the Cardinals defeated Miami 24-21 at University of Phoenix Stadium.

The Rams were a 19-13 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Seahawks. They covered the 2.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (32) made winners of UNDER bettors. The Rams grabbed a Week 4 victory over the Seahawks in their last game, winning 19-13 at Edward Jones Dome.

Arizona Cardinals Trends:
When playing in October are 3-7
When playing on turf are 3-7
After being outgained are 7-3
When playing within the division are 5-5

St. Louis Rams Trends:
When playing in October are 4-6
When playing on turf are 3-7
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing within the division are 3-7

A few Cardinals at Rams trends to consider:
Arizona is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Arizona is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against St. Louis
Arizona is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Arizona's last 8 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of St. Louis's last 8 games when playing Arizona
St. Louis is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games at home
St. Louis is 6-14-1 ATS in its last 21 games
St. Louis is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games when playing at home against Arizona

Next up:
Arizona home to Buffalo, Sunday, October 14
St. Louis at Miami, Sunday, October 14