Football gambling playoff possibilities are still alive for the St. Louis Rams as they are in a first place tie with Seattle in the NFC West Division NFL gambling race.
The St. Louis Rams will host the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday with a telecast on CBS set to begin at 1 PM ET. Sports Gambling will have the side and total odds on this interconference matchup of division leaders so be sure and open your account today.
Kansas City is coming off a bad 31-0 loss at San Diego with the football betting odds to fall to 8-5 straight up and 7-6 against the spread with 7 of their games going under the total.
The Chiefs still lead San Diego by 1 game in the AFC West Division but the loss of quarterback Matt Cassel to an appendectomy proved to kill Kansas City’s morale as they played a horrible game with Brodie Croyle in Cassel’s place. Cassel is questionable for this matchup at St. Louis. The Chiefs rank 1st in the NFL for rushing as Jamaal Charles has 1177 yards.
The defense ranks 14th for points allowed. While KC has shown remarkable improvement the way that they let the Cassel injury affect them to the extent that it did in San Diego is cause for concern.
St. Louis has a record of 6-7 straight up and 9-4 with the pro football betting lines with 8 of their games going under the total. The Rams are coming off a 31-13 loss at New Orleans which snapped a 2 game winning streak. Much like the Chiefs the Rams are vastly improved over last year, especially on defense, and rank 13th overall in the NFL.
The offense is slumping and ranks 26th for scoring. Rookie Sam Bradford has a 79.1 quarterback rating with a 17/12 TD/INT ratio and just 6.1 yards per attempt. Steven Jackson has 1081 yards rushing with a 3.9 yards per carry average and 4 TD’s.
Kansas City has covered 4 consecutive football gambling matchups with St. Louis including 3 straight away games versus the Rams. The series has gone over the total in 3 of the last 4 meetings.