Week 10 odds - Rams vs. Colts
|St. Louis Rams||Indianapolis Colts|
The Indianapolis Colts just won another game in come-from-behind fashion, rallying to beat the Texans in Houston Sunday night.
Indy will try to avoid having to come from behind this week when they host the 3-6 St. Louis Rams Sunday afternoon (1 pm ET, Fox).
The Colts were down 24-6 at Houston Sunday night, then got three Andrew Luck TD passes for the 27-24 victory. Indy, at 6-2, leads the AFC South by two games.
St. Louis, meanwhile, has lost three straight games, after falling at home to Tennessee Sunday, but is 2-0 ATS this season when dogged by double-digits.
As of early this week the Colts were favored by 10 points over the Rams. Indy, however, is just 3-11 ATS at home in the month of November dating to 2007.
The Rams will look to vanquish their hosts on Sunday, as they are 3-6 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Colts are 5-3 ATS. St. Louis is 7-2 against the total, while Indianapolis is 4-4 versus the number.
The game pits the Colts, currently No. 6 in our OddsShark NFL Power Rankings, against the Rams, who rate No. 27 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 28-17 victory for the Colts.
Last time out for St. Louis, they were a 28-21 loser as they battled the Titans at home. The Rams failed to cover in the match as a 3-point underdog, while 49 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Indianapolis comes off a game where it received a 3-TD performance from Andrew Luck in defeating the Texans 27-24.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Indianapolis's No. 8-ranked offense, averaging 26.75 PPG, against a Rams defense that ranks No. 20 this week at 25.11 PPG. The Colts aerial game is averaging 219.12 yards per game, less than the Rams secondary allows through the air, 220.56 YPG per game.
In comparing defenses, the Rams own the league's No. 20-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 121 yards per game when on the road. Indianapolis, on the other hand, rates No. 13 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
A few Rams at Colts trends to consider:
St. Louis is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
St. Louis is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis's last 6 games
St. Louis is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
Indianapolis is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
Indianapolis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Indianapolis's last 12 games
Indianapolis is 8-2 ATS in its last 10 games at home
St. Louis at Chicago, Sunday, November 24th
Indianapolis at Tennessee, Thursday, November 14th