Interconference action has the Rams visiting the Steelers as part of the NFL Week 10 Sunday afternoon schedule. Los Angeles is fresh off a bye while Pittsburgh has won three straight. Game time is at 4:25 p.m. ET on Nov. 10, 2019.
Spread: Rams –3.5 (-110), Steelers +3.5 (-110)
Moneyline: Rams (-185), Steelers (+165)
Total: OVER 44 (-110), UNDER 44 (-110)
Rams’ Season to Date
Opening with three wins, then suffering three losses, the defending NFC Champion Rams (5-3) went into their bye week on a two-game winning streak. While wins over the Falcons and Bengals are nothing to write home about, that should help Los Angeles regain some confidence heading into this contest.
Rams’ Betting Record: ATS 6-2-0 OVER/UNDER 3-5-0
Rams’ Leaders on Offense
QB Jared Goff: 2,367 pass yards with 11 TD and 7 INT
RB Todd Gurley: 436 total yards with 7 TD
WR Cooper Kupp: 792 receiving yards with 5 TD
TE Gerald Everett: 297 receiving yards with 2 TD
Steelers’ Season to Date
Pittsburgh (4-4) is at home for a third straight contest and it has won four of its last five games. The lone loss was in overtime 26-23 to AFC North rival and leader Baltimore. After a dismal 0-3 start, strong play by the defense has helped the Steelers climb back into the playoff race as they sit seventh in the AFC.
Steelers’ Betting Record: ATS 4-3-1 OVER/UNDER 3-5-0
Steelers’ Leaders on Offense
QB Mason Rudolph: 1,088 pass yards with 10 TD and 4 INT
*RB James Conner: 616 total yards with 6 TD
WR JuJu Smith-Schuster: 459 receiving yards with 3 TD
TE Vance McDonald: 176 receiving yards with 3 TD
* James Conner (shoulder) is out for this contest.
Steelers vs. Rams Recent History – First Meeting Since 2015
We don’t have any recent history between these teams, as they have not met since 2015 when the Rams lost 12-6 during their final season in St. Louis. Against same opponents this season, both teams have lost to Seattle and San Francisco. This being an afternoon contest helps the Rams travel east.
Rams vs. Steelers Final Thoughts and Pick
This is a big game for both teams, as the Rams and Steelers sit seventh and are one game out of a Wild Card playoff spot in their respective conferences. Los Angeles is 4-1 straight up and ATS away from home this season. That includes its 24-10 win over the Bengals in London during Week 8 action.
Give Pittsburgh some credit as it opened with a 33-3 loss to New England and lost QB Ben Roethlisberger for the season. That was followed by two close losses to the Seahawks and 49ers, and the Steelers could have folded like a cheap tent. That said, we like the Rams to win and cover this contest.
Pick: Rams -3.5
Season record: 0-1