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NFL scouting report: 49ers at Rams

49ers (1-2) at Rams (1-2)

Time: 8:25 p.m. today.

TV: NFL Network.

Line: 49ers by 3.

Notebook: The series record is tied 62-62-3. ... Home field is no advantage in the series, with both teams posting .500 records at home and on the road, including one playoff game. ... The Rams had an overtime win and a tie last year against a team that went 11-4-1, but the 49ers had won 11 of previous 14 in series. St. Louis avoided a second tie in three weeks on rookie Greg Zuerlein’s 54-yard field goal with 26 seconds to go in overtime after Zuerlein’s 53-yarder forced extra time. Placekicker David Akers of the 49ers was wide right on a 51-yard attempt with 4:11 to go in overtime. ... The 49ers are 11-6 on the road during the last three seasons. ... Wide receiver Anquan Boldin of the 49ers has 83 receptions for 1,138 yards in 13 career games against St. Louis, his highest total against any opponent. ... Quarterback Colin Kaepernick of the 49ers has struggled in the past two games, both losses, after dynamic performances in leading the team to the Super Bowl, then in an opening win against Green Bay. ... Rams rookie cornerback Janoris Jenkins had a 2-yard fumble recovery for a touchdown in their last meeting. ... Quarterback Sam Bradford is 5-1-1 in his past seven meetings against the NFC West.

Pick: Rams.

— Associated Press


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