- Associated Press - Thursday, December 3, 2015

ARIZONA (9-2) at ST. LOUIS (4-7)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox

OPENING LINE - Cardinals by 6

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Cardinals 6-5, Rams 4-7

SERIES RECORD - Tied 36-36-2

LAST MEETING - Rams beat Cardinals 24-22, Oct. 4, 2015

LAST WEEK - Cardinals beat 49ers 19-13, Rams lost to Bengals 31-7

AP PRO32 RANKING - Cardinals No. 3, Rams No. 23

CARDINALS OFFENSE - OVERALL (1), RUSH (12), PASS (4).

CARDINALS DEFENSE - OVERALL (5), RUSH (4), PASS (10).

RAMS OFFENSE - OVERALL (31), RUSH (7), PASS (32).

RAMS DEFENSE - OVERALL (13), RUSH (21), PASS (8).

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Cardinals have won six of seven since losing at home to Rams in Week 4 and have five-game winning streak. They’ve won nine of their first 11 in consecutive seasons for the first time in franchise history and lead the NFC West by three games. … Rams have lost four straight after entering November with a winning record for the first time since 2006, but are 3-0 vs. NFC West with home victories over Seahawks and 49ers. … Cardinals S Tyrann Mathieu had a career-high 13 tackles last week and in four games vs. NFC West opponents has four interceptions, one returned for TD, eight passes defensed and a forced fumble. … QB Carson Palmer is second in NFL in TD passes (27) and passer rating (105.9), trailing only the Patriots’ Tom Brady in both categories. … WR Larry Fitzgerald has 16 TD receptions against Rams, most among active players in NFL against single team in regular season, and needs 8 yards receiving for seventh 1,000-yard season of career. … Rams have averaged 10 points the last three games of the four-game skid. … RB Todd Gurley had 146 yards rushing against Cardinals in first career start, but held to 19 yards on nine attempts last week. … WR Tavon Austin had two TD receptions against Cardinals in October. … Fantasy Tip: Palmer has led game-deciding scoring drives in each of the last three games. He’s three TD passes shy of the franchise record set by Kurt Warner in 2008.

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