Tonight's game

November 26, 2001

Tampa Bay (4-5) at St. Louis (8-1)

Time: 9 p.m., chs. 2, 7.

Line: Rams by 9 1/2 .

Outlook: Will the offenses or defenses prevail? These teams combined for 17 and 73 points in their past two meetings. ... Despite having Warrick Dunn and Mike Alstott, the Buccaneers have rushed for more than 110 yards only once. ... Bucs receiver Keyshawn Johnson has 71 catches for 834 yards but no touchdowns. ... The Buccaneers have won the past two regular-season meetings. ... Rams halfback Marshall Faulk has 719 yards from scrimmage and 10 touchdowns in his past four games. ... Receiver Torry Holt has 16 catches for 233 yards in two games vs. Tampa.

The pick: St. Louis. The Rams are built for speed, and in their dome on the artificial turf, they dominate opposing defenses.

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