Lines are not really meant to be taken literally, though, designed to try to attract equal betting action on each side, and in many ways reflecting the public perception of the two teams involved. Dave Tuley's latest Insider piece on NFL point spreads provides a good conversation starter here on the NFC West blog. Louis Rams and four points at home against the San Francisco 49ers in Week 4, but he also thinks additional points could be available if the 49ers open the season quickly.
A hat tip to KJR-AM host Dick Fain, who on Twitter earlier today passed along this story that includes early point spreads for every NFL game this season. Here are the spreads for every Seahawks game listed (it doesn’t list the last game against the Ram