|2012 NFL Week 10 Rams vs. 49ers Odds, Trends & Betting Preview|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Friday, 09 November 2012 17:00|
Rams vs. 49ers Week 10 Odds
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (The Spread) – NFC West rivals clash in San Francisco on Sunday when the 49ers host the Rams as a double-digit favorite.
ST. LOUIS: The Rams have lost three straight games and have failed to cover the spread in two straight. Their latest loss was a 45-7 decision to the Patriots in London, a game in which Tom Brady threw for 304 yards and four touchdowns. Sam Bradford did complete 22-of-30 passes but for just 205 yards with one touchdown and one interception. Rookie Chris Givens caught a pass of 50-plus yards in his fifth consecutive game and Steven Jackson was held to just 23 yards on seven carries. The loss dropped the Rams to 3-5 on the season and 5-3 against the spread.
SAN FRANCISCO: The 49ers have won two straight games and four of their last five. Their latest win came in a convincing 24-3 victory two weeks ago versus Arizona before their bye. Alex Smith completed 18-of-19 passes for 232 yards with three touchdowns, while Michael Crabtree caught five passes for 72 yards and two scores. Veteran receiver Randy Moss also got into the action, catching one pass for 47 yards and a touchdown. The win ran San Francisco’s record to 6-2 overall and 5-3 against the spread. It was the first time the Niners covered the number in three games.
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the 49ers are 11-point favorites versus the Rams, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 38.5 points. St. Louis enters play with a 3-5 record and is 0-3 on the road, while San Francisco is 6-2 overall and 3-1 at home.
TRENDS: The home team is 6-2 against the spread in the last eight meetings between these two teams, while the Rams are 3-8 against the number in their last 11 trips to San Francisco. The 49ers are also 12-3-1 against the spread in their last 16 home games and 4-1 ATS in their last five games in November.