St Louis Rams at Philadelphia Eagles Free NFL Picks & Week 5 Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 9/30/2014
Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 1:00 PM on FOX
Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia
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On Sunday afternoon, the St. Louis Rams (1-2) will hope that their solid pas defense will be able to stop the strong passing attack of the Philadelphia Eagles (3-1).
In the Rams' last game, they blew a 21-0 early lead against the Dallas Cowboys and ended up losing 34-31 at home. St. Louis outgained the Cowboys 448-340 in that game, but they turned the ball over three times.
The Rams are third in the league against the pass by giving up just 187.3 passing yards per game, but they only have one sack this season. Wide receiver Brian Quick has been the Rams' top offensive contributor through three games by catching 16 passes for 235 yards and one touchdown. Second-year running back Zac Stacy leads the team in rushing with 181 yards and one touchdown.
The Eagles picked up their first loss of the year on Sunday when they were beaten 26-21 by the San Francisco 49ers. Their offense only has 213 total yards in that game and they turned the ball over four times.
The Eagles' defense has given up 393.3 yards per game, which is fifth-worst in the league. Cornerback Malcolm Jenkins has 13 tackles on the season and he leads the NFL with his three interceptions. Quarterback Nick Foles has completed just 57.8 percent of his passes so far this year, but he is fifth in the league with 1,173 passing yards.
St Louis Rams Betting Trends
St Louis Rams are 1-2-0 Against the Spread
St Louis Rams are 1-2-0 against the Over/Under
Philadelphia Eagles Betting Trends
Philadelphia Eagles are 2-2-0 Against the Spread
Philadelphia Eagles are 3-1-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
St Louis Rams
09/28/14 CB Brandon McGee Foot "?" Sunday vs. Philadelphia
09/28/14 QB Shaun Hill Thigh "?" Sunday vs. Philadelphia
09/28/14 WR Tavon Austin Knee "?" Sunday vs. Philadelphia
09/23/14 DE Chris Long Ankle IR
09/04/14 RB Isaiah Pead Knee IR
09/04/14 G Barrett Jones Back out indefinitely
09/04/14 QB Sam Bradford Knee IR
09/04/14 CB Trumaine Johnson Knee out indefinitely
09/29/14 T Lane Johnson Suspension Served probable Sunday vs. St. Louis
09/28/14 LB Mychal Kendricks Calf "?" Sunday vs. St. Louis
09/22/14 C Jason Kelce Hernia out indefinitely
09/10/14 T Allen Barbre Ankle IR
09/10/14 G Evan Mathis Knee IR- designated return
09/10/14 LB Najee Goode Pectoral IR
09/04/14 WR Arrelious Benn Concussion IR
09/04/14 LB Travis Long Knee IR
Guy's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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