Packers take on Rams in Week 7 contest
Green Bay Packers vs St. Louis Rams Odds
The St. Louis Rams will try to keep their strong ATS season going with another cover this Sunday when they host the Green Bay Packers at the Edward Jones Dome.
St. Louis is 5-1 ATS overall and 3-0 SU and ATS at home this season. They have also proven tough as a home underdog lately.
Green Bay is 3-0 SU and ATS in its last three games against the St. Louis Rams. The Packers are 11-3 SU and 8-6 ATS in their last 14 games on the road.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Rams rated this week at No. 17 and the Packers sitting at No. 16. It may or may not play a role in OddsShark score prediction models that turned out a 24-21 result in favor of the Packers this week.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up St. Louis's No. 26-ranked offense (18.3 PPG) against a Packers defense that ranks No. 14 at 22.5 PPG. The Rams passing attack has averaged 202.8 yards per game, less than the Packers give up through the air (230.2 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Packers feature the league's No. 17-rated road run defense, allowing 112 yards per game. St. Louis, meanwhile, ranks No. 15 in rushing offense at home.
In their last action, Green Bay was a 42-24 winner on the road against the Texans. They covered the 3.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (66) was profitable news for OVER bettors. In their last game, the Packers got 6 passing scores out of Aaron Rodgers en route to a 42-24 win over the Texans on Sunday at Reliant Stadium.
St. Louis lost its last outing, a 17-14 result against the Dolphins on October 14. The Rams covered in that game as a 5.5-point underdog, while the 31 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Sam Bradford handled the Dolphins defense in his team's most recent action, throwing for 315 yards and 0 scores, but St. Louis still lost to Miami 17-14.
Green Bay Packers Trends:
When playing in October are 7-3
When playing on turf are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 8-2
When playing outside the division are 5-5
St. Louis Rams Trends:
When playing in October are 4-6
When playing on turf are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 1-9
When playing outside the division are 3-7
A few Packers at Rams trends to consider:
Green Bay is 20-5 SU in its last 25 games
Green Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing St. Louis
Green Bay is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Green Bay's last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis's last 5 games
St. Louis is 4-0-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of St. Louis's last 8 games when playing at home against Green Bay
St. Louis is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Green Bay
Green Bay home to Jacksonville, Sunday, October 28
St. Louis home to New England, Sunday, October 28