The St Louis Rams hit the road to play the Detroit Lions at Ford Field and Sam Bradford will be seeking his first road win as an NFL quarterback October 10th. The Detroit Lions have played four spirited games despite have a back up quarterback Shaun Hill. Meanwhile the St Louis Rams are on a roll at 2-2 ans their rookie quarterback Sam Bradford is playing with confidence.
Detroit Lions Defense vs St Louis Rams Offense
The St Louis Rams offense isn’t going to remind anyone of the “Greatest Show on Turf” yet but it is fun watching the St Louis Rams develop into a cohesive unit so quickly. Sam Bradford is a solid NFL quarterback as a rookie and he could soon develop into a an elite NFL quarterback in the near future. Bradford does not have many weapons but Steven Jackson is a top five NFL running back and Mark Clayton and Danny Amendola are serviceable wide outs.
Ndamukong Suh and Kyle Vanden Bosch have created the beginnings of what could turn out to be one of the most dominating defensive lines in the history of the NFL. The Detroit Lions first round NFL Draft pick, Suh creates chaos up the middle while Vanden Bosch works the outside of the defensive line and does the same. The Detroit Lions line can shake up the rookie St Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford but he has been unflappable in his first four starts. The St Louis Rams offense and the Detroit Lions defense look to be push in this match up.
St Louis Rams Defense vs Detroit Lions Offense
The St Louis Rams defense is a work in progress but they have kept their defense in games by not giving up many points. The St Louis Rams have yet to allow more than 16 points in a game. Their dominance of the hot and cold Seattle Seahawks was has made them a force to be reckoned with in the NFC West. At the moment the St Louis Rams share the lead in the NFC West with the Seattle Seahawks.
Shaun Hill the quarterback for the Detroit Lions for the moment has assumed the role and done well with it. Hill has found his number one receiver Calvin Johnson plenty in his first few games. Hill has two strong running backs to choose from with Kevin Smith getting involved again and Jahvid Best healing up from turf toe. The St Louis Rams defense has the edge over the Detroit Lions offense.
St Louis Rams vs Detroit Lions -3: Pick Against the Spread & Final Look
The Las Vegas Hilton Superbook has set the early line on this game with the home team Detroit Lions sporting a three point edge in the eyes of Las Vegas over the St Louis Rams . This is Sam Bradford’s second NFL road game and he almost beat the Oakland Raiders in Oakland in the second week of the NFL schedule. Taking points with the St Louis Rams has been golden to this point and it is hard to resist against a developing Detroit Lions team. Take the St Louis Rams +3 points but this is a very small play.
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