NFL Betting Predictions: New England Patriots vs St. Louis Rams
The New England Patriots haven’t been blowing people out this year and it has their fans worried, and some wondering if they have to curb expectations. People will watch this game to see if they can get back on track and blow out the St. Louis Rams in London, or if they are in for another hard fight. BetDSI Sportsbook current live lines display the New England Patriots -6 ½ favorites over the Rams.
The New England Patriots beat the NY Jets 29-26 in overtime Sunday, but they let the Jets get back in it with a 13-3 point fourth quarter. forcing NE Kicker Stephen Gostkowski to hit a 48 yard field goal in the waning seconds of regulation.
The Patriots quickly drove down the field their first possession of overtime and kicked a field goal. This gave the Jets an opportunity to get the ball back and win with a touchdown. The Jets got to their own 40 yard line before QB Mark Sanchez coughed the ball up with NE recovering it for the win.
QB Tom Brady played well throwing 26 completions on 42 attempts for 259 yards and two scores. TE Rob Gronkowski had a big day with 6 catches, 78 yards, and 2 touchdowns. Wes Welker is still catching a bunch of passes, last week he had 6 for 66 yards.
The St. Louis Rams lost their last contest 30-20 at home against the Green Bay Packers. St. Louis has looked like an improved team with coach Jeff Fischer, but there is still a lot of work to be done for this team to become competitive.
QB Sam Bradford is clearly missing his best wide receiver Danny Ammendola who is out due to injury. Bradford went 21-34 for 255 yards a touchdown, and a pick against the Packers. RB Steven Jackson had his first touchdown on the season and finished the game with 12 carries for 57 yards and a single score.
The New England Patriots have a lot of criticism hitting them for not finishing teams off letting them hang around in close games. Look for the Pats to really try to put it on the St. Louis Rams. By look of the press conferences yesterday the Pats seem to have a huge fanbase and will look to put on a show for all their London fans, and to make a statement to the rest of the league. Take the Patriots at -6 ½.
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