Sports Handicapping Picks: San Francisco 49ers at St. Louis Rams

By PST Staff Writer: JT Sneaks

October 9th, 2014,

The Monday Night Football game for week six in the National Football League features an NFC West matchup between two teams struggling to keep up with the Seattle Seahawks.

The St. Louis Rams are a defensive minded team that is adjusting to life with a new young quarterback. The Rams knew they were going to be without Sam Bradford to start the season and young signal caller Austin Davis has taken over the starting job and has put up big numbers. Unfortunately, those numbers have not translated to wins on the young season. The Rams just fell short of a miraculous comeback last week against the Philadelphia Eagles. After falling behind early by double digits, the Rams mounted an excellent comeback attempt and although they fell short it gives the offense reason for optimism. They will need to put up big points this week if the hope to defeat the San Francisco 49ers.

The 49ers are off a win over the Kansas City Chiefs but they have yet to put together a complete game. They are struggling on offense and are dealing with off the field distractions. Their head coach Jim Harbaugh is said to be disliked by the front office as well as the players and he has seemingly worn out his welcome with this franchise. The CEO of the 49ers has suggested that the reports are not true, but this has to be a distraction for this team.

The sports betting stats found at ATSSTATS.com have all of the best football handicapping trends that you need to find an edge when picking football games. Here are the latest football betting trends that could help in predicting the outcome of this game.

When SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS team played as Road team as a Favorite – Playing in dome surface – During the month of October – Scored 21 points or more FOR in their last game they are 8-4 against the spread

When SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS team played as a -3.5 to -6.5 Favorite – Playing on Monday – Coming off a win on grass they are 9-1 against the spread

When ST. LOUIS RAMS team played as Home team as a Underdog – After a conference game – Coming off 2 game losing streak they are 3-7 against the spread

When ST. LOUIS RAMS team played as Home team as a Underdog – During the month of October – Playing in dome surface – Coming off vs National Conference opponent they are 13-5 against the spread

The Rams are hoping that they can take advantage of a rowdy home crowd and off the field distractions to get a signature win against the 49ers.

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