NFL Week 13 Betting: San Francisco 49ers @ St. Louis Rams Pick and Prediction

In a big game within the NFC West – the San Francisco 49ers will head to St. Louis to take on the Rams. The 49ers and Rams played in Week 1-; with the game ending in a tie. The 49ers lead the division with their 8-2-1 record. They lead Seattle, who comes into Week 13 with a 6-5 record. St. Louis comes into the game with a 4-6-1 record, and they trail several teams by 1.5 games for the final wildcard spot out of the NFC. The Rams are coming off a win over Arizona, while the 49ers beat the New Orleans Saints last week.

The St. Louis Rams are looking to get their offensive trio of Sam Bradford, Steven Jackson and Danny Amendola going in this game. The quarterback has thrown for just shy of 2,500 yards and 14 touchdowns. Jackson, the veteran offensive player for St. Louis has rushed for 724 yards on 174 carries, but just two touchdowns. Amendola is the top receiver, but caught just one pass last week in the win over Arizona. The defense for the Rams is allowing teams to garner 340.9 yards per game. St. Louis is playing in their second to last home game of the season.

The San Francisco 49ers have turned to Collin Kaepernick at quarterback. He replaced Alex Smith, who was knocked out of the game the last time the 49ers and Rams played. Since Kapernick has returned, the 49ers have beaten both the Bears and the Saints. San Francisco is the second best rushing team in the NFL with nearly 165 yards per game. The top receiver for San Francisco is Michael Crabtree, who has five touchdown receptions. San Francisco has not lost a game since early mid-October, when they just scored a field goal against the New York Giants.

Odds and Sports Betting Line

  • San Francisco 49ers -7
  • St. Louis Rams +7

Free Prediction and Pick

The Rams are coming into this game hungry. The defense forced the Cardinals to turn the ball over four times last weekend, and scored two touchdowns. St. Louis knows they let the game get away last time, and would like to reverse that this time. The 49ers are coming off a big win, and will be poised for a little bit of a letdown. There is no doubt that San Francisco will win the division, but in this game, the hungry, upstart team comes away with the win. We are predicting the St. Louis Rams come away with a narrow win.

Prediction: St. Louis Rams 21-17

The Rams come into this game as a touchdown underdog. The last time these two teams played, the Rams were underdogs by two touchdowns. Look for St. Louis to give the ball to Steven Jackson, and the defense will have a great plan for the 49ers quarterback Collin Kaepernick. St. Louis knows with a win in week 13, they are still in the hunt for a wildcard spot. It’s not every day we pick a touchdown underdog to win the game, but we are betting St. Louis +7, and also taking a shot at the moneyline in favor of ST. Louis.

Pick: St. Louis Rams +7