Rams vs. Cardinals Odds
Arizona is 7-5 overall, 5-1 at home and 8-4 against the spread. St. Louis is 5-7 overall, 2-4 on the road and 5-7 against the spread. The Rams have won three straight meetings with Arizona.
Trends show that the road team is 5-2 against the spread in the last 7 games of this series. These two teams have hit the under in 8 of their last 11 overall meetings and in 4 of their last 5 meetings in Arizona.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, the Cardinals are favored at home, as they have odds of -6 points against the Rams. The over/under total for the game has been set at 41.5 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had the Cardinals favored by 7 points. The spread held there most of the week before falling back to 6. The over/under total opened at 41.5 points and bumped up to 42 before moving back to 41.5.
The Cardinals are coming off a 24-21 road loss to the Eagles, which snapped a four-game winning streak for Arizona. The Cardinals have had a pretty strong defense this year, averaging just 316.3 yards allowed per game this season. Offensively, Arizona is posting 335.3 yards per contest. Quarterback Carson Palmer has thrown for 3,189 yards and 19 touchdowns to lead the team, but also has 17 interceptions. Michael Floyd has also added 54 receptions for 860 yards and four touchdowns. The defense is being led by Karlos Dansby, who has 97 tackles, five sacks and 15 pass deflections.
St. Louis is coming off a 23-13 loss at San Francisco. The Rams had won two straight entering that game. The Rams are posting just 322.6 yards per game on offense this season, while the defense is giving up 356.7 yards per contest. The offense has been recently led by Zac Stacy, who has rushed for 696 yards and four touchdowns despite not starting until recently. Kellen Clemens has thrown for 1,019 yards and five touchdowns in his time as starting quarterback. The defense is being led by Robert Quinn, who has 13 sacks and 38 tackles.
In terms of Injuries, Arizona running back Andre Ellington (knee) and guard Earl Watford (knee) are both questionable. St. Louis cornerback Brandon McGee (foot) and tackle Jake Long (neck) are both questionable as well.
The Public Bets for this game are currently even, as each team is getting 50% of the wagers with the Cardinals as a 6-point favorite against the Rams on Sunday.