Atlanta vs St. Louis Wrap - Atlanta Wins 34-17
Atlanta got a 131-yard performance from Michael Turner as a key part of its 34-17 victory over the Rams on Sunday at Edward Jones Dome.
Atlanta was a favorite by 3.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 43.5.
Matt Ryan completed 26 of 39 pass attempts for 253 yards and 2 TDs for the Falcons in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Steven Jackson rushed for 54 yards for St. Louis, while Sam Bradford added 17 yards. Sam Bradford threw for 233 yards for the Rams, while receivers Danny Amendola and Laurent Robinson had 63 and 55 yards respectively.
St. Louis lost the offensive yardage battle to Atlanta 391-304 yards in Sunday's game. Atlanta had more first downs as that total ended up 24-15.
St. Louis lost the time of possession battle 35:55/24:05, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Atlanta takes its act home to face Green Bay looking for another win. For St. Louis, they head on the road to face Denver.