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Los Angeles Defeats Houston 38-22 - Recap
Los Angeles got 3 passing strikes from Matthew Stafford en route to a 38-22 victory over Houston on Sunday in Week 8 action at NRG Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Rams were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of -16.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 47.0.
Matthew Stafford completed 21 of 32 pass attempts for 305 yards and 3 TDs for the Rams in the win.
Rex Burkhead rushed for 21 yards for Houston, while Scottie Phillips added 11 yards. Davis Mills threw for 310 yards for the Texans, while receivers Brandin Cooks and Nico Collins had 83 and 55 yards respectively.
Houston was outgained by Los Angeles 467-323 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 26-18 by the Rams.
Houston lost the time of possession battle 33:35-26:25, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Los Angeles heads into a Week 9 battle against the Titans. Houston, meanwhile, will have their next action against Miami.