Rams-Ravens Capsule

ST. LOUIS (4-5) at BALTIMORE (2-7)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox

OPENING LINE – Ravens by 2

RECORD VS. SPREAD – Rams 4-5, Ravens 1-7-1

SERIES RECORD – Ravens lead 3-2

LAST MEETING – Ravens beat Rams 37-7, Sept. 25, 2011

LAST WEEK – Rams lost to Bears 37-13; Ravens lost to Jaguars 22-20

AP PRO32 RANKING – Rams No. 19, Ravens No. 28

RAMS OFFENSE – OVERALL (31), RUSH (5), PASS (32).

RAMS DEFENSE – OVERALL (6), RUSH (17), PASS (5t).

RAVENS OFFENSE – OVERALL (10), RUSH (23), PASS (9).

RAVENS DEFENSE – OVERALL (20), RUSH (10), PASS (26).

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES – Ravens WR Chris Givens was traded from Rams last month. He scored his first TD with Baltimore last week. … Rams WR Tavon Austin grew up in Baltimore. … In last meeting, Ravens QB Joe Flacco connected for three first-quarter TDs, all to Torrey Smith. … Rams will start Case Keenum at QB. He beat Baltimore with Houston in 2014. … Rams WR Wes Welker needs 146 yards receiving to reach 10,000 and seven catches to reach 900. … Rams lead NFC with 29 sacks, including six by Aaron Donald and five by Robert Quinn. … It's first of two straight road games for the Rams against AFC North. Cincinnati is next. … Rams rookie Todd Gurley has 709 yards rushing, fourth most in NFL. . Rams' red-zone defense has permitted TDs just 36 percent of time, best percentage in NFL. … St. Louis has forced 16 turnovers and scored following 11 of them. … Flacco has 13 TDs and three INTs in his last eight home games. Last week, he threw three TDs and two INTs. … Ravens RB Justin Forsett is averaging 100.5 yards from scrimmage in last five games. … Ravens FB Kyle Juszczyk had career-high five catches last week. … Ravens TE Crockett Gillmore seeking third straight game with TD catch. … LB Daryl Smith leads Ravens with 81 tackles, which ranks fourth in AFC. … Ravens placed Jeremy Zuttah on IR Wednesday, leaving John Urschel to make first career start at center. … Interception by Lardarius Webb last week was Baltimore's first takeaway since Week 3. Ravens have recovered one opponent's fumble all season and own a minus-10 turnover differential. … Baltimore is 46-14 in games played at home under coach John Harbaugh, but 1-3 this season. … Fantasy Tip: Look for Rams to attempt to establish run with Keenum making his first start of year, so expect Gurley to have productive afternoon.

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