The Associated Press
LOS ANGELES (3-2) at DETROIT (2-3)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, Fox
OPENING LINE – Lions by 3
RECORD VS. SPREAD – Rams 3-2, Lions 2-3
SERIES RECORD – Rams lead 43-40-1
LAST MEETING – Rams beat Lions 21-14, Dec. 13, 2015
LAST WEEK – Rams lost to Bills 30-19; Lions beat Eagles 24-23
AP PRO32 RANKING – Rams No. 18, Lions No. 20
RAMS OFFENSE – OVERALL (32), RUSH (28), PASS (30).
RAMS DEFENSE – OVERALL (18), RUSH (28), PASS (14).
LIONS OFFENSE – OVERALL (19), RUSH (23), PASS (13).
LIONS DEFENSE – OVERALL (24), RUSH (21), PASS (23).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES — Rams RB Todd Gurley averaged career-high 8.75 yards per carry, running 16 times for 140 yards and two TDs in last year’s win over Lions in St. Louis. … DT Aaron Donald had career-high three sacks last season against Detroit and has two sacks in last two games this year. … Rams fly to London after game in Detroit for next week’s game against Giants. … Rams QB Case Keenum threw two TDs in each of last two road games, wins over Arizona and Tampa Bay. … Rams WR Tavon Austin had career-high seven receptions, 59 yards receiving, and 26 yards rushing on three carries last week against Buffalo. …Rams LB Mark Barron has eight-plus tackles in last four games and interception against Cardinals and vs. Buccaneers. … Lions snapped three-game skid with win over previously undefeated Philadelphia. … Detroit QB Matthew Stafford threw three TDs last week for third time this season. … Lions RB Theo Riddick had two TD receptions last week for second time this season. … WR Anquan Boldin has TD catch last three games against Rams and more TD catches (10) against them than vs. any other team. … Lions DE Ezekiel Ansah (ankle) expected to play after missing three-plus games. … Detroit CB Darius Slay voted NFC defensive player of week after making victory-sealing interception against Eagles and forcing fumble. … Fantasy Tip: Gurley set up to run more than 100 yards for first time this season against line likely without DT Haloti Ngata (shoulder) and lackluster LBs without DeAndre Levy (quadriceps, knee).
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