The Los Angeles Rams will visit the Seattle Seahawks in the Week 5 edition of Thursday Night Football. The Rams started the season off 3-0, but fell to the Arizona Cardinals in a NFC West showdown in Week 4. The Seahawks bounced back from their Week 3 loss and defeated the San Francisco 49ers, 28-21. The Rams are second in the NFC West standings, while the Seahawks are tied for third. This game will have an impact on the NFL playoff picture even though it’s an early-season matchup.

Kickoff from Lumen Field is at 8:20 p.m. ET. Los Angeles is a 1.5-point favorite in the latest Rams vs. Seahawks odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the Over-Under is 54.5. Before locking in your Rams vs. Seahawks picks and NFL Week 5 predictions, make sure you check out the NFL analysis and insight from the proven SportsLine Projection Model

The model, which simulates every NFL game 10,000 times, is up almost $7,900 for $100 players on top-rated NFL picks since its inception six-plus years ago. It went a sizzling 24-14 on top-rated NFL picks last season, returning more than $800. The model also enters Week 5 of the 2021 season on an incredible 124-82 run on top-rated NFL picks that dates back to the 2017 season.

The model also ranked in the top 10 on NFLPickWatch four of the past five years on straight-up NFL picks and beat more than 94 percent of CBS Sports Football Pick’em players four times during that span. Anyone who has followed it is way up. 

Now, the model has simulated Rams vs. Seahawks 10,000 times and just revealed its NFL expert picks and predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model’s picks. Here are several Week 5 NFL odds and betting lines for Rams vs. Seahawks:

  • Rams vs. Seahawks spread: Seattle +1.5 
  • Rams vs. Seahawks over-under: 54.5 points 
  • Rams vs. Seahawks money line: Los Angeles -130, Seattle +110 
  • LAR: Under is 7-1 in Rams’ last eight games in October  
  • SEA: Seahawks are 8-1-2 against the spread in their last 11 Thursday games

Featured Game | Seattle Seahawks vs. Los Angeles Rams

Why the Rams can cover 

Quarterback Matthew Stafford is currently third in passing yards (1222) and second in passing touchdowns (11). The former Detroit Lion has thrown at least two passing touchdowns in every matchup this year. Seattle’s defense has allowed 292.5 passing yards through the first month of the season.

McVay will draw up plays that allow Stafford to take shots downfield. San Francisco’s Trey Lance took over in the second half against Seattle last week and threw for 157 yards with two touchdowns. Lance had a chunk play where he connected with wide receiver Deebo Samuel for a 76-yard touchdown. The Rams’ high-powered offense will test Seattle’s secondary. 

Why the Seahawks can cover

Quarterback Russell Wilson is off to a red hot start. He has completed 72 percent of his passes for 1,044 yards with nine touchdowns, tied for fifth in the NFL. Wilson has been able to keep the ball out of harm’s way, tossing zero interceptions on the year. Seattle’s dynamic duo at receiver gives Wilson two consistent big-play threats. 

Wide receiver Tyler Lockett has hauled in 20 passes for 333 yards, which ranks ninth in the league. Lockett is averaging 16.6 yards per reception and has caught three touchdowns. The Kansas State product leads Seattle with five catches of 20-plus yards. Fellow wide receiver DK Metcalf has caught 20 passes for 285 yards with three touchdowns.

How to make Rams vs. Seahawks picks 

SportsLine’s model is leaning under on the total, projecting the teams to combine for 49 points. It has also locked in a Seahawks vs. Rams against the spread pick that hits in well over 50 percent of simulations. You can only see the model’s Rams vs. Seahawks picks at SportsLine.

So, who wins Rams vs. Seahawks on Thursday Night Football? And which side of the spread cashes in well over 50 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the Rams vs. Seahawks spread to jump on, all from the advanced model that is up over $7,900 on its NFL picks, and find out.


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