Week 16 NFL Picks: Take The San Francisco 49ers Against The St. Louis Rams

December 24, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

San Francisco heads to St. Louis to take on the Rams Sunday December 26th. Game time is 1 PM on FOX.
The teams have faced off 19 times since 2001 with San Francisco taking 11 of the contests. Back in November, the 49ers edged out the Rams 23-20 on a 29-yard Joe Nedney field goal in overtime.
The latest NFL odds have St. Louis as -1.5 over San Francisco with a game total of 39.5 points.
San Francisco was beaten-up by San Diego last week, 34-7. It was nearly a shutout as the 49ers failed to score until the fourth quarter.  QB Alex Smith was unable to find a touchdown and looked over matched by the Chargers defense. He would finish the game with 165 yards on 19 completions.
Philip Rivers dissected the Niners’ secondary, breaking the 4,000-yard mark for the season with a 273-yard, three-touchdown performance.
The San Francisco ground attack was shut down and could only manage 61 yards of offense against the Chargers strong defense, but return...

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