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Rams vs Cardinals live stream: How to watch NFL week 13 game online

Rams vs Cardinals live stream
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Rams vs Cardinals live stream channel, start time

The Rams vs Cardinals live stream begins at 4:05 p.m. ET/ 1:05 p.m. PT today, December 6 on FOX.

This should be a close one. After both teams saw a tough week 12, this Rams vs Cardinals live stream hinges on both squads trying to see which team can make up for painful losses. Since the teams are fairly well matched on offense, the game will likely come down to defense. 

The Rams are currently favored by just 2.5 points for this NFL live stream. In fact, the Rams have won the past six encounters with the Cardinals, but this spread is so tight that anything can happen. 

Each team has been aggressive in moving the ball. The Cardinals rank second in the league for yardage, with 403.7 yards per game. The Rams are close behind, ranking sixth with 389.2 ypg. But both teams have had difficulty in the past week.

Arizona's scoring ability is in question after a poor showing against the New England Patriots, in which quarterback Kyler Murray threw for just 170 yards, succeeding on 23 of 34 attempts. He's been nursing a shoulder injury since week 11's loss to the Seattle Seahawks, though Murray insists that the sprain isn’t affecting his strategy.

Rams' QB Jared Goff hasn’t suffered any injuries, but his output has also declined. He finished the loss to the San Francisco 49ers at 19-for-31 passing, with only 198 yards and two interceptions.

Assuming each quarterback can get back to top (or even average) performance, the game could come down to defense. And LA holds the advantage here, allowing the second-fewest yards and the fourth-fewest points in the NFL this season. Defensive tackle Aaron Donald has the fourth highest number of sacks this season, and he'll put steady pressure on Murray. 

How to watch Rams vs Cardinals live stream with a VPN

Football fans, if for some reason you've had to leave your own "bubble" — or you can't get FOX where you are for some strange reason — and you can't watch the Rams vs Cardinals live streams you want, you're not out of luck. With a virtual private network, or VPN, you can appear to be surfing the web from your home town (or somewhere that blackouts won't hit), and access the same streaming services you already paid for. 

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Rams vs Cardinals live streams in the US

In the US, Rams vs Cardinals is going to be broadcast on FOX, which is available with most cable packages and on two of our favorite streaming services fuboTV and Sling TV. The game starts at 4:05 p.m. ET/ 1:05 p.m. PT Sunday, December 6.

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If FOX, ESPN, NBC and NFL Network have typically been enough to get you all the football you need, you could rely on Sling (which doesn't include CBS or NFL RedZone). 

The more comprehensive package comes from fuboTV, as it has all five of the main channels you'll want: CBS, ESPN, FOX, NBC and the NFL Network. That's why it's one of the best streaming services.

It's a case of "you get what you pay for" as Sling Orange & Blue (which you'd need to get ESPN, FOX, NBC and NFL Network) costs $45 per month, while the Fubo TV Standard package gives you all of the above, for $59.99 per month.

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If you can stand to miss CBS games, Sling TV provides a middle ground. The $45 per month Sling Orange + Blue package has FOX affiliates for this game, as well as local NBC affiliates and ESPN.View Deal

NFL Sunday Ticket: Rams vs Cardinals is one of the games that DirecTV subscribers can watch via NFL Sunday Ticket (provided that you're not living in the market of either team). Sunday Ticket streams live games in their entirety to televisions, computers, Android and iOS devices, and game consoles.

You can also get NFL Sunday Ticket as a stand-alone service — but only if you live in an area that doesn't get DirecTV service.

Rams vs Cardinals live streams for free

If you just want to watch on your phone, the Yahoo Sports app for iOS and Android gives away every NFL game that's broadcast in your local TV market to your smartphone or tablet for free

Yes, that includes Monday Night Football and Thursday Night Football. You can also sign into your NFL Game Pass subscription and stream it from the Yahoo app.

With one of our best TV antenna picks you can watch live if — and only if — your local FOX affiliate is showing Rams vs Cardinals.

Rams vs Cardinals live streams in the UK

American football fans across the pond can watch Rams vs Cardinals, starting at 9:05 p.m. BST. Sky Sports NFL and Sky Sports Main Event are the standard channels for watching NFL games in the U.K.  Sky Sports features more than 100 live games this season. 

If you're an existing Sky customer, you can get all of that with the Sky Sports Complete Pack, for £39 per month

If you're not looking to spend that much, you can get a less comprehensive Sky Sports pass from Now TV. Daily, weekly and monthly passes range from £9.99 to £33.99.

Rams vs Cardinals live streams in Canada

Get in, folks, we're going to Da Zone. Or to be more specific, Canadian football fans will need DAZN to watch Rams vs Cardinals live streams in Canada. 

DAZN is also the home of live Champions League soccer games. Plus, Canadians get a 30-day free trial of DAZN here.

Henry T. Casey

Henry is an editor writer at Tom’s Guide covering streaming media, laptops and Apple. Prior to joining Tom's Guide — where he's the self-described Rare Oreo Expert — he reviewed software and hardware for TechRadar Pro, and interviewed artists for Patek Philippe International Magazine. You can find him at your local pro wrestling events, and looking for the headphone adapter that he unplugged from his iPhone.