|2013 NFL Thursday Night Football Week 4 Odds & Spread: 49ers vs. Rams|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 26 September 2013 13:30|
49ers vs. Rams Odds
San Francisco is 1-2 on the season, 0-1 on the road and 1-2 against the spread. St. Louis is 1-2 overall, 1-0 at home and 0-3 against the spread. The home team has won four of the last six between these two and the Rams were 1-0-1 against San Francisco last season.
Trends show that the home team is 4-1 against the spread in the last 5 in this series and the Rams are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 with the 49ers. The two teams have hit the under in 5 of their last 7 meetings in St. Louis.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, San Francisco is the favorite on the road, as the 49ers have odds of -3 points at St. Louis on Thursday night. The over/under total for the game has been set at 42 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had the 49ers favored by 3.5 points. The spread quickly fell backs to 3 points and held strong from there. The over/under total opened at 43 points and hit a low of 41.5 before moving up to 42.
San Francisco is coming off a 27-7 loss to Indianapolis last week. The 49ers have now lost two straight games by a combined score of 56-10. The 49ers were held to 254 total yards in last week’s loss and held to 207 total yards in the loss to Seattle. Quarterback Colin Kaepernick has thrown for 689 yards and three touchdowns with four interceptions while rushing for 129 yards. The defense was led by Aldon Smith, who has 3.5 sacks, but he is entering rehab and will be away from the team indefinitely.
St. Louis is off to a 1-2 start following a 31-7 drubbing in Dallas. The Rams have lost two straight, giving up 31 points in each loss. The defense is getting beat through the air, as the Rams are allowing 288 passing yards per game. Offensively, the Rams aren’t moving the ball on the ground, averaging just 57 yards per game. Quarterback Sam Bradford has thrown for 891 yards with six touchdowns and two interceptions in three games. Robert Quinn has led the defense with four sacks.
In terms of Injuries, San Francisco tight end Vernon Davis (hamstring) and cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha (ankle) are both questionable for the game. St. Louis defensive end William Hayes (knee) is questionable for the game as well.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing San Francisco, as the 49ers are getting 79% of the wagers with odds of -3 points at St. Louis on Thursday.