Rams-Ravens Capsule

ST. LOUIS (4-5) at BALTIMORE (2-7)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox

OPENING LINE - Ravens by 2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Rams 4-5, Ravens 1-7-1

SERIES RECORD - Ravens lead 3-2

LAST MEETING - Ravens beat Rams 37-7, Sept. 25, 2011

LAST WEEK - Rams lost to Bears 37-13; Ravens lost to Jaguars 22-20

AP PRO32 RANKING - Rams No. 19, Ravens No. 28





STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Ravens WR Chris Givens was traded from Rams last month. He scored his first TD with Baltimore last week. ... Rams WR Tavon Austin grew up in Baltimore. ... In last meeting, Ravens QB Joe Flacco connected for three first-quarter TDs, all to Torrey Smith. ... Rams will start Case Keenum at QB. He beat Baltimore with Houston in 2014. ... Rams WR Wes Welker needs 146 yards receiving to reach 10,000 and seven catches to reach 900. ... Rams lead NFC with 29 sacks, including six by Aaron Donald and five by Robert Quinn. ... It's first of two straight road games for the Rams against AFC North. Cincinnati is next. ... Rams rookie Todd Gurley has 709 yards rushing, fourth most in NFL. . Rams' red-zone defense has permitted TDs just 36 percent of time, best percentage in NFL. ... St. Louis has forced 16 turnovers and scored following 11 of them. ... Flacco has 13 TDs and three INTs in his last eight home games. Last week, he threw three TDs and two INTs. ... Ravens RB Justin Forsett is averaging 100.5 yards from scrimmage in last five games. ... Ravens FB Kyle Juszczyk had career-high five catches last week. ... Ravens TE Crockett Gillmore seeking third straight game with TD catch. ... LB Daryl Smith leads Ravens with 81 tackles, which ranks fourth in AFC. ... Ravens placed Jeremy Zuttah on IR Wednesday, leaving John Urschel to make first career start at center. ... Interception by Lardarius Webb last week was Baltimore's first takeaway since Week 3. Ravens have recovered one opponent's fumble all season and own a minus-10 turnover differential. ... Baltimore is 46-14 in games played at home under coach John Harbaugh, but 1-3 this season. ... Fantasy Tip: Look for Rams to attempt to establish run with Keenum making his first start of year, so expect Gurley to have productive afternoon.


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