Rams-Cardinals Capsule

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RAMS (3-5) at CARDINALS (7-1)

Sunday, 4:25 p.m., ET, Fox

OPENING LINE - Cardinals by 7 1/2

RECORD VS SPREAD- Rams 4-4, Cardinals 6-2

SERIES RECORD - Rams lead 36-34-2

LAST MEETING - Cardinals beat Rams 30-10, Dec. 8, 2013

LAST WEEK - Rams beat 49ers 13-10; Cardinals beat Cowboys 28-17

AP PRO32 RANKING - Rams No. 24, Cardinals No. 2

RAMS OFFENSE - OVERALL (28), RUSH (22), PASS (25)

RAMS DEFENSE - OVERALL (17), RUSH (29), PASS (8)

CARDINALS OFFENSE - OVERALL (23), RUSH (28), PASS (16)

CARDINALS DEFENSE - OVERALL (19), RUSH (3), PASS (32)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Rams are 2-1 against NFC West foes, with victories over Seattle and San Francisco. ... St. Louis had six sacks all season before getting eight against 49ers last Sunday. ... Rams held 49ers to season-low 263 yards. ... St. Louis started five rookies against San Francisco, including both cornerbacks (E.J. Gaines and Marcus Roberson). ... Rams DE Robert Quinn has nine career games with more than one sack, including two in each of last two games. ... Rams rookie RB Tre Mason gained 65 yards in 19 carries last Sunday in first career start. ... Of St. Louis QB Austin Davis' 11 TD passes, seven have come on third down. ... Arizona has not allowed 100-yard rusher in 18 consecutive games. ... Cardinals have not gone 8-1 since their 11-1 season in 1948, when they were Chicago Cardinals. ... Against CB Patrick Peterson, Dallas WR Dez Bryant didn't get a catch until final two minutes. ... Carson Palmer has 11 TD passes and two interceptions while going 5-0 as starter. ... WR Larry Fitzgerald needs one TD catch to become the 10th player in NFL history with at least 90 receiving TDs and 11,000 yards receiving. He needs 25 yards to pass Hall of Famer Michael Irvin on all-time yards receiving list. ... Palmer has multiple TD passes in five consecutive games and at least one TD pass in the 18, longest streak of his career. ... Arizona is plus-10 in turnover margin, second best in NFL behind New England's plus-12. ... Cardinals have won 14 of their last 17 games.