October 10, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO (2-5) at ST. LOUIS (3-3)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox

OPENING LINE - Rams by 6

RECORD VS SPREAD - 49ers 3-4, Rams 3-3

SERIES RECORD - 49ers lead 65-63-3

LAST MEETING - Rams beat 49ers 13-10, Nov. 2, 2014

LAST WEEK - 49ers lost to Seahawks 20-3; Rams beat Browns 24-6

AP PRO32 RANKINGS - 49ers No. 26, Rams No. 13

49ERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (32), RUSH (17), PASS (31)

49ERS DEFENSE - OVERALL (31), RUSH (20), PASS (31)

RAMS OFFENSE - OVERALL (31), RUSH (13), PASS (32)

RAMS DEFENSE - OVERALL (12), RUSH (14), PASS (17)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES: Line jumped three points in midweek, favoring Rams by nine. ... 49ers have lost five of six and Rams had four sacks and forced four turnovers in impressive victory over Cleveland. ... 49ers have won three of last four in series, beating Rams 31-17 in last game in St. Louis on Oct. 13, 2014 with Colin Kaepernick throwing for 343 yards and three touchdowns. ... Rams had eight sacks and got go-ahead 39-yard field goal from Greg Zuerlein with 5:30 remaining in last meeting between teams. ... 49ers had five sacks last week, two apiece from Aaron Lynch and Ahmad Brooks, and two interceptions. ... CB Kenneth Acker has interception in two straight games. ... Rams RB Todd Gurley has rushed for 433 yards, averaging 144.3 per game, in first three career starts. He's first rookie since 2005 with 125 or more rushing yards each of first three starts, and leads NFL with three rushes for 45 or more yards. ... WR Tavon Austin has 14 career TDs: seven receiving, four rushing, three punt returns. ... Rams are tied for NFC lead with 23 sacks. Aaron Donald has 4 1-2 sacks and Robert Quinn has four. Fantasy Tip: WR Anquan Boldin has 1,513 yards receiving vs. Rams, third most by an opponent. Boldin has TD catch in four of last five meetings.

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