It was a game determined by the rookies of both sides. In Sunday’s match-up between the St. Louis Rams and the New Orleans Saints, rookies Malcolm Jenkins and Sam Bradford were key players. As each of these teams is the leader of their respective division, we all knew we were in for a treat of pro football. Still, no one assumed it would be the fresh blood to add fuel to an already fiery face-off. In the end, the defending Super Bowl champions took the match-up and extended their winning streak to six games. Stunning FS Jenkins and the Pro Bowl team brought it all to a close at 31-13 after regulation time. Vegas odds.
The Saints improved to 10-3 with this one, remaining one game behind the Atlanta Falcons in second place of the NFC South. After taking an early lead, New Orleans continued to hold that throughout every quarter. This was mostly due to a few key players. Top amongst those was Jenkins, who intercepted two passes close to the Saints’ goal line for one 96 yard TD and picked off Bradford twice. Aiding on rushing yards were Pierre Thomas, who returned after a 9 game absence for a sprained ankle, and Chris Ivory [7-47], who left the game with a hamstring injury. Even though QB Drew Brees threw for a season-low 25-40, 221, he had a great deal to do with the lead the Saints held in this game. Overall, the defense forced turnovers, the offense and defense put up points, few penalties were called, and the team gave a relatively balanced game. This win allows New Orleans to put one more W on their record, and continue their pursuit of the Falcons. Betting lines.
Jenkins’ second-half interception crushed any chance that the Rams had of taking this game. There were a few noble attempts from St. Louis, such as the picks off Brees, but it was really no match for the shrewd New Orleans offense. While the team still occupies first place of the NFC West, they are tied with the Seattle Seahawks who will force them to fight for sole possession of the lead. See how far these teams can take it at www.scoresandodds.com, home of the best online betted information. Sports scores.