Rams visit Seahawks in Week 17 NFL clash
St. Louis Rams vs Seattle Seahawks Odds
The Seattle Seahawks are 7-0 SU and ATS at home this season and will try to complete their perfect home record with a win this Sunday at CenturyLink Field over the St. Louis Rams. Seattle is 10-0 ATS in its last 10 home games and 15-2 ATS in its last 17 home games.
The Seahawks are 8-2 SU and ATS in their last 10 games against the St. Louis Rams. The Rams are 4-1 SU and ATS over their last five games.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The game pits the Seahawks, currently No. 3 in our OddsShark NFL Power Rankings, against the Rams, who rate No. 17 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 31-18 victory for the Seahawks.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Seattle's No. 8-ranked offense (26.1 PPG) against a Rams defense that ranks No. 14 at 21.9 PPG. The Seahawks passing attack has averaged 188.1 yards per game, less than the Rams give up through the air (226.2 YPG on average).
In comparing defenses, the Rams own the league's No. 4-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 88.6 yards per game when on the road. Seattle, on the other hand, rates No. 1 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
The Rams were a 28-13 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Buccaneers. They covered the 3-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (41) made winners of UNDER bettors. Lance Kendricks hauled in 4 passes for 119 yards against the Tampa Bay defense in the team's last game, leading St. Louis over the Buccaneers 28-13 on Sunday.
In their last action, Seattle was a 42-13 winner at home against the 49ers. They covered the 2.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (55) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Seattle comes off a game where it received a 4-TD performance from Russell Wilson in defeating the 49ers 42-13.
St. Louis Rams Trends:
When playing in December are 4-6
When playing on turf are 5-5
After being outgained are 6-3-1
When playing on within the division are 4-5-1
Seattle Seahawks Trends:
When playing in December are 7-3
When playing on turf are 8-2
After outgaining opponent are 8-2
When playing within the division are 5-5
A few Rams at Seahawks trends to consider:
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis's last 5 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of St. Louis's last 18 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of St. Louis's last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Seattle's last 5 games
Seattle is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Seattle is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against St. Louis
Seattle is 13-2 SU in its last 15 games when playing St. Louis