NFL Odds Week 8: Underdogs That Won’t Beat the Spread

October 22, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

With Sam Bradford out for the season per Adam Schefter of ESPN.com, the St. Louis Rams must start Kellen Clemens on Monday night against the the Seattle Seahawks. Though the Rams are at home and big 11-point underdogs, per Bovada, don't be tempted to take the points.
The chances that St. Louis' offense can score enough to stay within two touchdowns are slim.
Clemens is a veteran, but he hasn’t started a game since 2011. Since then, he’s thrown just seven passes, and one of those was intercepted. 
To make matters worse, the Rams offense ranks 18th in the NFL in passing and 29th in rushing. Clemens isn't likely to ignite the offense to a better performance than it produced with Bradford under center.
The Seahawks defense will makes things even more difficult. It is ranked fourth in the NFL against the pass and 10th against the run. Moreover, losing by a large margin is nothing new to St. Louis.
Three of the Rams’ fo...

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