- Associated Press - Thursday, October 1, 2015

ST. LOUIS (1-2) at ARIZONA (3-0)

Sunday, Oct. 6, 4:25 p.m., Fox

OPENING LINE - Cardinals by 4

RECORD VS SPREAD - Rams 1-2, Cardinals 3-0

SERIES RECORD - Cardinals lead 36-34-3

LAST MEETING - Cardinals beat Rams 12-6, Dec. 11, 2014

LAST WEEK - Rams lost to Steelers 12-6; Cardinals beat 49ers 47-7

AP PRO32 RANKINGS - Rams No. 19, Cardinals No. 4 (tie)

RAMS OFFENSE - OVERALL (32), RUSH (29), PASS (29)

RAMS DEFENSE - OVERALL (23), RUSH (8), PASS (25)

CARDINALS OFFENSE - OVERALL (6), RUSH (11), PASS (11)

CARDINALS DEFENSE - OVERALL (28), RUSH (22), PASS (23)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Cardinals are 3-1 against Rams under coach Bruce Arians. … Arizona’s Larry Fitzgerald has as many TDs (5) as entire Rams team. … In first quarter, Rams have been outscored 20-0, Cardinals outscored opponents 35-10. …. Arizona has 126 points through three games, Rams 50. … St. Louis has sacked opposing QBs 13 times, Arizona’s Carson Palmer has been sacked once, fewest in NFL. … Rams RB Todd Gurley rushed for 9 yards on six carries in his Rams debut last week. … St. Louis has five first-round draft picks on defense. … Arizona is 15-3 at home under Arians. … Cardinals’ 17 TDs are third most in league history through first three games. They’re first team to do it since Dallas in 1968. … Palmer has nine straight victories and is 16-2 in last 18 starts. … Fitzgerald leads NFL in receiving TDs with those five. … Fitzgerald has caught pass in 166 consecutive games, longest active streak in NFL. … Arizona’s 126 points are tied for fourth most in NFL history in first three games. … Cardinals have scored at least 45 points in consecutive games for first time since 1962. … Arizona’s plus-77 point differential is highest through three games since 2007 Patriots were plus-79 en route to 16-0 season. Arizona’s first three opponents have combined 1-8 record. … Fantasy Tip: Cardinals lead NFL in red zone touchdowns conversions at 92 percent, St. Louis is 26th at 40 percent. So any Arizona WR, TE or RB might be worth playing this week.

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