Rams vs Seahawks Predictions for NFL Week 5 Thursday Night Football Game

Max Staley
Seattle Seahawks v Los Angeles Rams
Seattle Seahawks v Los Angeles Rams / John McCoy/Getty Images

The Los Angeles Rams will look to rebound from last week's loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as they take on the Seattle Seahawks in Week 5's version of "Thursday Night Football."

The Seahawks are 1.5-point home favorites, according to FanDuel Sportsbook, and if you're looking to place a wager on this game, it's always wise to read up on what some industry experts are saying first. With that in mind, here are some expert predictions for the Week 5 Thursday night game between the Rams and Seahawks.

Rams vs Seahawks Expert Predictions

The staff at ESPN is pretty split. Of their nine experts, who made picks as of publication (Louis Riddick had not made his pick), five picked the Rams to win outright, and four took the Seahawks to come out of top.

On the other hand, CBS's staff is leaning heavily toward the home-team Seahawks. Five experts picked Seattle to win, with just one expert (Jared Dubin) taking the the Rams. *As of publication, Pete Prisco and Jamey Eisenberg had not made picks for the Thursday Night Football game.

Yahoo! Sports
Frank Schwab, of Yahoo! Sports, is taking the Seahawks to cover the 1.5-point spread tonight. He points to the Rams' struggles as the main reason for leaning to the host team.

These highlighted experts are giving Seattle an edge, with 10 picking the Seahawks and six taking the Rams.

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