After tonight’s game is done and played, more than half of the 2013 NFL Monday Night Football schedule will be complete. The week 8 edition of MNF features the Seattle Seahawks, who seem to be hitting their stride, taking on the St. Louis Rams in St. Louis. Tonight’s game will be broadcast on ESPN and you can also watch it free online via ESPN’s live streaming. Read on for our NFL Week 8 Monday Night Football Pick Against the Spread.
Currently the point spread is the Seahawks -13.5 with a point total of 44.
In most cases, a home underdog by almost two touchdowns against the point spread is a nice tasty pick. However, if we look at this exact situation, the Seahawks are peaking as the Rams are in dreadful shape especially at the quarterback position. When you consider extending an invitation to a 44-year old Brett Favre who has been out of the league for two and a half seasons, you are in dire straits. Aside from not having a QB after Sam Bradford hit injured reserve, the team has no identity.
As for Seattle, they are firing on all cylinders on both sides of the ball and appear ready to roll straight into the playoffs. It is hard to pick against them tonight, even if they are spotting two touchdowns… so we won’t
If you read Riot’s NFL Week 8 Picks, Predictions and Stone Cold Locks article, you noticed that he was recommending a three-team parlay of Green Bay, San Francisco and Seattle. So far, both the Packers and Niners have come through, both covering the point spread. That would just leave it up to Seattle to do the same.
Free NFL Week 8 Monday Night Football Pick Against the Spread:
Seattle Seahawks -13.5