LOS ANGELES RAMS (1-1) at SAN FRANCISCO (0-2)
Thursday, 8:25 p.m. EDT, NFL Network
OPENING LINE – Rams by 2 1/2
RECORD VS. SPREAD – Los Angeles 1-1, San Francisco 1-1
SERIES RECORD – 49ers lead 68-64-3
LAST MEETING – 49ers beat Rams 22-21, Dec. 24, 2016
LAST WEEK – Rams lost to Redskins 27-20; 49ers lost at Seahawks Rams 12-9
AP PRO32 RANKING – Rams No. 22, 49ers No. 30
RAMS OFFENSE – OVERALL (10), RUSH (23), PASS (7).
RAMS DEFENSE – OVERALL (13), RUSH (30), PASS (3).
49ERS OFFENSE – OVERALL (32), RUSH (16), PASS (31).
49ERS DEFENSE – OVERALL (10), RUSH (24), PASS (7).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES – Niners won three straight vs. Rams. … San Francisco 0-19 in all other games over past 22. … Rams coach Sean McVay served as offensive assistant when 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan was OC in Washington. … Los Angeles QB Jared Goff averaging 265 yards passing per game, up from 155.6 in seven games as rookie in `16. … Rams RB Todd Gurley one of two players with at least 100 yards rushing and receiving this season. … Los Angeles allows league-low 21.7 percent conversion on third downs. … DT Aaron Donald second in NFL to J.J. Watt with 58 tackles for loss since 2014. Donald ended holdout and missed opener, played last week. … San Francisco scored no TDs first two weeks. Only teams to go without TD first three games of season are Tampa Bay (1976), Brooklyn (1943). … QB Brian Hoyer’s 4.7 yards per attempt though two games lowest for 49ers starting QB at this point since Steve DeBerg’s 4.5 ypa in 1978. … San Francisco allowed no TDs rushing first two games. … Niners allowed league low 2.7 yards per play on first down. … With sack vs. Goff, 49ers DE Elvis Dumervil will have sacks vs. 49 QBs in career. … Fantasy Tip: San Francisco RB Carlos Hyde coming off 124-yard rushing performance in Seattle and averaging 7.0 yards per carry for season. Rams allowed 229 yards on ground to Washington last week, making Hyde strong play.
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