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This matchup is not the game of the week by any stretch of the imagination, but it could be a good game to bet on the spread.
This has been a tough season for both the St. Louis Rams and the Cleveland Browns, but much more disappointing for the Rams, who had very high expectations after finishing 7-9 with then-rookie quarterback Sam Bradford.
They are currently 1-7, six games behind the first-place 49ers and out of the playoff race a little more than halfway through the season.
Just when you may have thought the Rams were turning things around with a surprising 31-21 victory over the New Orleans Saints, they lost to the Arizona Cardinals in overtime.
The Browns have been miserable on offense and are in even worse position with Peyton Hillis out indefinitely.
Despite their struggles on offense, the Browns pass defense is currently the best in the NFL, which is not good news for a Rams team that has been held to 10 points or fewer four times through the first nine weeks.
Although Steven Jackson should have a big game, I am taking the Browns at the "Dawg Pound."
Prediction: Browns 24, Rams 20