2016 NFL Against the Spread Expert Picks Week 12

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CONSENSUSMIN
53%
WAS
72%
PIT
69%
TEN
81%
BUF
59%
BAL
55%
ATL
66%
NYG
64%
NO
56%
MIA
61%
HOU
52%
SEA
61%
OAK
59%
NE
67%
DEN
61%
PHI
52%
WeekSeason
# Name Affil Picks W L % W L %
1Josh KatzowitzForbesDET
- 0.5
WAS
+ 7
PIT
- 7.5
CHI
+ 4.5
JAX
+ 7.5
CIN
+ 4
ATL
- 4
NYG
- 7
NO
- 7.5
SF
+ 9
SD
- 1.5
SEA
- 6
OAK
- 3
NE
- 8
DEN
- 3
GB
+ 4
10566%15110658%
2Christopher GasperBoston GlobeDET
- 2.5
DAL
- 7
PIT
- 8
TEN
- 4.5
JAX
+ 7.5
BAL
- 4
AZ
+ 4
NYG
- 7
NO
- 7.5
SF
+ 7.5
HOU
+ 1.5
TB
+ 5.5
CAR
+ 3
NE
- 7.5
KC
+ 3.5
PHI
- 4
10566%13210954%
3Best Passing Game (YPG)PickwatchDET
- 2.5
WAS
+ 7
PIT
- 3
CHI
+ 3.5
JAX
+ 7.5
CIN
+ 4.5
ATL
- 4
NYG
- 7
NO
- 7
MIA
- 7.5
SD
- 0
SEA
- 5.5
OAK
- 4
NE
- 8
KC
+ 3.5
GB
+ 3.5
10662%13311054%
4Tom RockNewsdayMIN
+ 2.5
WAS
+ 7
PIT
- 3
TEN
- 3.5
JAX
+ 7.5
BAL
- 4.5
ATL
- 4
NYG
- 7
NO
- 7
MIA
- 7.5
HOU
+ 0
SEA
- 5.5
OAK
- 4
NE
- 8
KC
+ 3.5
PHI
- 3.5
9756%13911554%
5Jamey EisenbergCBSMIN
+ 2.5
WAS
+ 7
PIT
- 3
TEN
- 3.5
JAX
+ 7.5
BAL
- 4.5
ATL
- 5
CLE
+ 7
LAR
+ 7
SF
+ 7.5
HOU
+ 0
SEA
- 5.5
OAK
- 3.5
NE
- 7.5
DEN
- 3.5
PHI
- 3.5
7943%14011854%
6Nate DavisUSA TodayMIN
+ 3
WAS
+ 7
PIT
- 9
TEN
- 4.5
BUF
- 7.5
BAL
- 4.5
ATL
- 4.5
CLE
+ 7
NO
- 7
MIA
- 7.5
HOU
+ 1.5
SEA
- 6.5
OAK
- 3.5
NE
- 8
DEN
- 3
GB
+ 4
7846%13711654%
7Joe MannielloNewsdayDET
- 2.5
WAS
+ 7
PIT
- 9
TEN
- 3.5
BUF
- 7.5
BAL
- 4.5
ATL
- 4
NYG
- 7
NO
- 7
SF
+ 7.5
SD
- 1.5
SEA
- 5.5
CAR
+ 4
NYJ
+ 8
KC
+ 3.5
PHI
- 3.5
13381%13811754%
8Tom PelisseroUSA TodayMIN
+ 3
WAS
+ 7
PIT
- 9
TEN
- 4.5
BUF
- 7.5
CIN
+ 4.5
AZ
+ 4.5
CLE
+ 7
--SF
+ 7.5
HOU
+ 1.5
SEA
- 6.5
CAR
+ 3.5
NE
- 8
DEN
- 3
GB
+ 4
6842%12610953%
9Jared DubinCBSDET
- 2.5
DAL
- 7
PIT
- 3
TEN
- 3.5
JAX
+ 7.5
BAL
- 4.5
ATL
- 5
CLE
+ 7
NO
- 7
SF
+ 7.5
--SEA
- 5.5
CAR
+ 3.5
NE
- 7.5
DEN
- 3.5
GB
+ 3.5
10566%13611953%
10Will BrinsonCBSMIN
+ 2.5
WAS
+ 7
PIT
- 3
TEN
- 3.5
BUF
- 7.5
CIN
+ 4.5
AZ
+ 5
NYG
- 7
LAR
+ 7
MIA
- 7.5
SD
- 1.5
SEA
- 5.5
CAR
+ 3.5
NYJ
+ 7.5
KC
+ 3.5
GB
+ 3.5
9756%13812153%
11Frank SchwabYahooMIN
+ 2.5
WAS
+ 7
PIT
- 9
TEN
- 4.5
BUF
- 7
BAL
- 4.5
ATL
- 4
NYG
- 6.5
LAR
+ 7
SF
+ 7.5
SD
- 1.5
SEA
- 5.5
OAK
- 3
NYJ
+ 9
DEN
- 3
PHI
- 4
9564%13511953%
12Rick GosselinDallasMorningNewsDET
- 2.5
WAS
+ 7
IND
+ 9
CHI
+ 5
JAX
+ 7.5
CIN
+ 4.5
AZ
+ 4
CLE
+ 7
LAR
+ 7
SF
+ 8
HOU
+ 0
TB
+ 5.5
OAK
- 3.5
NYJ
+ 8
DEN
- 3
PHI
- 3.5
61037%13511953%
13Best Offense (PPG)PickwatchDET
- 2.5
DAL
- 7
IND
+ 3
TEN
- 3.5
BUF
- 7.5
CIN
+ 4.5
ATL
- 4
NYG
- 7
NO
- 7
MIA
- 7.5
SD
- 0
TB
+ 5.5
OAK
- 4
NE
- 8
DEN
- 3.5
GB
+ 3.5
8850%12911552%
14Mike Middlehurst-SchwartzUSA TodayMIN
+ 3
WAS
+ 7
PIT
- 9
TEN
- 4.5
BUF
- 7.5
CIN
+ 4.5
ATL
- 4.5
NYG
- 7
LAR
+ 7
MIA
- 7.5
HOU
+ 1.5
SEA
- 6.5
OAK
- 3.5
NE
- 8
KC
+ 3
--6842%13211852%
15David MooreDallasMorningNewsDET
- 2.5
WAS
+ 7
IND
+ 9
TEN
- 5
JAX
+ 7.5
BAL
- 4.5
ATL
- 4
CLE
+ 7
LAR
+ 7
SF
+ 8
HOU
+ 0
TB
+ 5.5
CAR
+ 3.5
NYJ
+ 8
DEN
- 3
PHI
- 3.5
10662%13412052%
16Andrew LynchFOXMIN
+ 2.5
DAL
- 7
PIT
- 9
TEN
- 4.5
BUF
- 7.5
CIN
+ 4
ATL
- 4
NYG
- 6.5
NO
- 7
MIA
- 7.5
--SEA
- 5.5
OAK
- 3
NE
- 7.5
KC
+ 3.5
PHI
- 4
6842%13412052%
17Sam FarmerLosAngelesTimesMIN
+ 2.5
WAS
+ 7
PIT
- 9
TEN
- 4.5
JAX
+ 7.5
CIN
+ 4.5
ATL
- 4
NYG
- 7
NO
- 7
SF
+ 7.5
HOU
+ 2
TB
+ 6
OAK
- 3
NYJ
+ 7.5
DEN
- 3
PHI
- 4
10566%13111952%
18Scott ThurstonBoston GlobeDET
- 2.5
DAL
- 7
PIT
- 8
TEN
- 4.5
BUF
- 7.5
BAL
- 4
ATL
- 4
NYG
- 7
NO
- 7.5
MIA
- 7.5
SD
- 1.5
TB
+ 5.5
OAK
- 3
NE
- 7.5
DEN
- 3.5
PHI
- 4
9660%13312152%
19Jon MachotaDallasMorningNewsDET
- 2.5
WAS
+ 7
IND
+ 9
CHI
+ 5
JAX
+ 7.5
BAL
- 4.5
ATL
- 4
CLE
+ 7
LAR
+ 7
SF
+ 8
HOU
+ 0
TB
+ 5.5
OAK
- 3.5
NYJ
+ 8
DEN
- 3
PHI
- 3.5
8850%13312152%
20Brandon GeorgeDallasMorningNewsDET
- 2.5
WAS
+ 7
IND
+ 9
TEN
- 5
JAX
+ 7.5
BAL
- 4.5
ATL
- 4
CLE
+ 7
LAR
+ 7
SF
+ 8
HOU
+ 0
SEA
- 5.5
OAK
- 3.5
NE
- 8
DEN
- 3
PHI
- 3.5
7943%13312152%
21Bob GlauberNewsdayMIN
+ 2.5
DAL
- 7
PIT
- 9
TEN
- 3.5
BUF
- 7.5
BAL
- 4.5
ATL
- 4
NYG
- 7
NO
- 7
MIA
- 7.5
HOU
+ 0
SEA
- 5.5
OAK
- 4
NE
- 8
DEN
- 3.5
PHI
- 3.5
61037%13312152%
22Avg Points DifferencePickwatchDET
- 2.5
WAS
+ 7
IND
+ 9
TEN
- 3.5
JAX
+ 7.5
CIN
+ 4.5
ATL
- 4
CLE
+ 7
NO
- 7
SF
+ 7.5
SD
- 0
TB
+ 5.5
CAR
+ 4
NE
- 8
KC
+ 3.5
GB
+ 3.5
12475%13212251%
23Best QB (QBR)PickwatchDET
- 2.5
DAL
- 7
PIT
- 3
TEN
- 3.5
BUF
- 7.5
CIN
+ 4.5
ATL
- 4
NYG
- 7
NO
- 7
SF
+ 7.5
SD
- 0
SEA
- 5.5
OAK
- 4
NE
- 8
KC
+ 3.5
GB
+ 3.5
10662%12211551%
24Lorenzo ReyesUSA Today--WAS
+ 7
--TEN
- 4.5
BUF
- 7.5
BAL
- 4.5
AZ
+ 4.5
NYG
- 7
LAR
+ 7
MIA
- 7.5
SD
- 1.5
TB
+ 6.5
CAR
+ 3.5
NE
- 8
KC
+ 3
GB
+ 4
9564%12311751%
25Kevin SherringtonDallasMorningNewsDET
- 2.5
WAS
+ 7
IND
+ 9
TEN
- 5
BUF
- 7.5
BAL
- 4.5
ATL
- 4
NYG
- 7
NO
- 7
MIA
- 8
SD
- 0
SEA
- 5.5
OAK
- 3.5
NE
- 8
DEN
- 3
PHI
- 3.5
8850%13012451%
26WalterFootballWalterFootballMIN
+ 2.5
DAL
- 7
PIT
- 9
TEN
- 5.5
JAX
+ 7.5
CIN
+ 4.5
AZ
+ 4.5
CLE
+ 7
LAR
+ 7
SF
+ 7.5
SD
- 1
SEA
- 5.5
OAK
- 3
NYJ
+ 8
KC
+ 3
GB
+ 3.5
8753%13212651%
27Dana LarsonDallasMorningNewsDET
- 2.5
WAS
+ 7
IND
+ 9
TEN
- 5
JAX
+ 7.5
BAL
- 4.5
ATL
- 4
NYG
- 7
LAR
+ 7
MIA
- 8
SD
- 0
TB
+ 5.5
CAR
+ 3.5
NE
- 8
DEN
- 3
GB
+ 3.5
11568%12912550%
28Kate HairopoulosDallasMorningNewsMIN
+ 2.5
DAL
- 7
PIT
- 9
TEN
- 5
BUF
- 7.5
BAL
- 4.5
AZ
+ 4
NYG
- 7
NO
- 7
MIA
- 8
SD
- 0
SEA
- 5.5
OAK
- 3.5
NE
- 8
DEN
- 3
PHI
- 3.5
61037%12912550%
29Dave RichardCBSDET
- 2.5
WAS
+ 7
PIT
- 3
TEN
- 3.5
JAX
+ 7.5
BAL
- 4.5
ATL
- 5
NYG
- 7
NO
- 7
SF
+ 7.5
SD
- 1.5
TB
+ 5.5
OAK
- 3.5
NE
- 7.5
KC
+ 3.5
GB
+ 3.5
14287%13112750%
30Sportsbettingstats.comNoneDET
- 2.5
WAS
+ 7
PIT
- 9
TEN
- 3.5
JAX
+ 7.5
BAL
- 4.5
ATL
- 4
CLE
+ 7.5
NO
- 7
MIA
- 7.5
HOU
+ 1.5
TB
+ 6
OAK
- 3
NYJ
+ 7.5
DEN
- 3.5
PHI
- 4
10566%12512250%
31Expert ConsensusPickwatchMIN
+ 3.5
WAS
+ 7
PIT
- 3
TEN
- 3.5
BUF
- 7.5
BAL
- 4.5
ATL
- 4
NYG
- 7
NO
- 7
MIA
- 7.5
HOU
+ 0
SEA
- 5.5
OAK
- 4
NE
- 8
DEN
- 3.5
PHI
- 3.5
8850%12612350%
32Home TeamsPickwatchDET
- 2.5
DAL
- 7
IND
+ 3
CHI
+ 3.5
BUF
- 7.5
BAL
- 4.5
ATL
- 4
CLE
+ 7
NO
- 7
MIA
- 7.5
HOU
+ 0
TB
+ 5.5
OAK
- 4
NYJ
+ 8
DEN
- 3.5
PHI
- 3.5
61037%12812650%
33Vinnie IyerSporting NewsDET
- 2.5
WAS
+ 7
PIT
- 9
TEN
- 5
BUF
- 7.5
CIN
+ 4.5
AZ
+ 4
NYG
- 7
NO
- 7
MIA
- 8
HOU
+ 1.5
SEA
- 5.5
CAR
+ 3.5
NYJ
+ 8
DEN
- 3
GB
+ 3.5
9756%12912750%
34Jason La CanforaCBSDET
- 2.5
WAS
+ 7
PIT
- 3
TEN
- 3.5
BUF
- 7.5
BAL
- 4.5
AZ
+ 5
NYG
- 7
LAR
+ 7
MIA
- 7.5
SD
- 1.5
SEA
- 5.5
CAR
+ 3.5
NE
- 7.5
KC
+ 3.5
GB
+ 3.5
10662%12812850%
35Ryan WilsonCBSMIN
+ 2.5
WAS
+ 7
IND
+ 3
TEN
- 3.5
BUF
- 7.5
CIN
+ 4.5
ATL
- 5
NYG
- 7
NO
- 7
SF
+ 7.5
SD
- 1.5
TB
+ 5.5
OAK
- 3.5
NE
- 7.5
KC
+ 3.5
GB
+ 3.5
10662%12813049%
36Jarrett BellUSA Today--WAS
+ 7
PIT
- 9
TEN
- 4.5
BUF
- 7.5
BAL
- 4.5
ATL
- 4.5
NYG
- 7
NO
- 7
SF
+ 7.5
HOU
+ 1.5
SEA
- 6.5
OAK
- 3.5
NE
- 8
DEN
- 3
GB
+ 4
9660%11511749%
37Eric EagerProFootballFocusMIN
+ 2.5
WAS
+ 7
IND
+ 9
CHI
+ 5
JAX
+ 7.5
CIN
+ 4.5
AZ
+ 4
CLE
+ 7
LAR
+ 7
MIA
- 8
HOU
+ 1.5
TB
+ 5.5
OAK
- 3.5
--KC
+ 3.5
GB
+ 3.5
51033%11511749%
38Craig MillerDallasMorningNewsMIN
+ 2.5
DAL
- 7
PIT
- 9
TEN
- 5
BUF
- 7.5
CIN
+ 4.5
ATL
- 4
NYG
- 7
NO
- 7
MIA
- 8
SD
- 0
SEA
- 5.5
CAR
+ 3.5
NE
- 8
KC
+ 3
GB
+ 3.5
9756%12512949%
39Road TeamsPickwatchMIN
+ 2.5
WAS
+ 7
PIT
- 3
TEN
- 3.5
JAX
+ 7.5
CIN
+ 4.5
AZ
+ 4
NYG
- 7
LAR
+ 7
SF
+ 7.5
SD
- 0
SEA
- 5.5
CAR
+ 4
NE
- 8
KC
+ 3.5
GB
+ 3.5
10662%11912448%
40FiveThirtyEightFiveThirtyEightMIN
+ 2.5
WAS
+ 7
IND
+ 3
CHI
+ 3.5
BUF
- 7.5
CIN
+ 4.5
AZ
+ 5
NYG
- 7
LAR
+ 7
MIA
- 7.5
HOU
+ 0
SEA
- 5.5
CAR
+ 3.5
NYJ
+ 7.5
KC
+ 3.5
PHI
- 3.5
51131%11912448%
41Neil GreenbergTheWashingtonPostMIN
+ 2.5
DAL
- 7
PIT
- 9
CHI
+ 3.5
BUF
- 7.5
BAL
- 4.5
ATL
- 4
NYG
- 7
LAR
+ 7
MIA
- 7.5
HOU
+ 0
SEA
- 5.5
CAR
+ 4
NE
- 8
DEN
- 3.5
PHI
- 3
51131%11912448%
42Ben VolinBoston GlobeMIN
+ 2.5
WAS
+ 7
PIT
- 8
TEN
- 4.5
BUF
- 7.5
CIN
+ 4
ATL
- 4
CLE
+ 7
LAR
+ 7.5
MIA
- 7.5
SD
- 1.5
TB
+ 5.5
OAK
- 3
NYJ
+ 7.5
DEN
- 3.5
PHI
- 4
7846%12513148%
43Kimberley A. MartinNewsdayDET
- 2.5
WAS
+ 7
PIT
- 3
TEN
- 3.5
BUF
- 7.5
BAL
- 4.5
ATL
- 4
NYG
- 7
NO
- 7
MIA
- 7.5
SD
- 0
SEA
- 5.5
OAK
- 4
NE
- 8
DEN
- 3.5
PHI
- 3.5
9756%12413048%
44Mario MergolaSporfolioDET
- 2.5
WAS
+ 7
PIT
- 3
TEN
- 4.5
JAX
+ 7.5
BAL
- 4
AZ
+ 4
CLE
+ 7
LAR
+ 7
SF
+ 7.5
HOU
+ 1.5
TB
+ 5.5
CAR
+ 3.5
NYJ
+ 9
DEN
- 3
GB
+ 3.5
11568%11412447%
45Pete PriscoCBSMIN
+ 2.5
DAL
- 7
PIT
- 3
TEN
- 3.5
BUF
- 7.5
BAL
- 4.5
AZ
+ 5
NYG
- 7
LAR
+ 7
MIA
- 7.5
HOU
+ 1.5
SEA
- 5.5
CAR
+ 3.5
NE
- 7.5
DEN
- 3.5
GB
+ 3.5
61037%12413547%
46Mike ClayESPNDET
- 2.5
WAS
+ 7
IND
+ 8
TEN
- 4.5
BUF
- 7.5
CIN
+ 4
AZ
+ 4
CLE
+ 7
NO
- 7
SF
+ 7.5
--SEA
- 5.5
OAK
- 3
NE
- 8
KC
+ 3.5
GB
+ 4
7750%12213347%
47John BreechCBSMIN
+ 2.5
WAS
+ 7
PIT
- 3
TEN
- 3.5
BUF
- 7.5
CIN
+ 4.5
ATL
- 5
NYG
- 7
NO
- 7
MIA
- 7.5
SD
- 1.5
TB
+ 5.5
CAR
+ 3.5
NE
- 7.5
DEN
- 3.5
PHI
- 3.5
9756%12313547%
48Case KeeferLasVegasSunMIN
+ 3
WAS
+ 7
IND
+ 7.5
TEN
- 3
BUF
- 7
CIN
+ 4.5
ATL
- 4
CLE
+ 7
LAR
+ 7
MIA
- 7.5
SD
- 0
TB
+ 6
CAR
+ 3.5
NYJ
+ 8.5
KC
+ 3.5
GB
+ 3.5
9564%12313647%
49Jim McBrideBoston GlobeDET
- 2.5
WAS
+ 7
PIT
- 8
TEN
- 4.5
BUF
- 7.5
CIN
+ 4
ATL
- 4
NYG
- 7
NO
- 7.5
MIA
- 7.5
HOU
+ 1.5
TB
+ 5.5
CAR
+ 3
NYJ
+ 7.5
DEN
- 3.5
GB
+ 4
10566%12113447%
50Nora PrinciottiBoston GlobeMIN
+ 2.5
DAL
- 7
PIT
- 8
TEN
- 4.5
BUF
- 7.5
BAL
- 4
ATL
- 4
NYG
- 7
LAR
+ 7.5
MIA
- 7.5
HOU
+ 1.5
SEA
- 5.5
CAR
+ 3
NE
- 7.5
DEN
- 3.5
PHI
- 4
51033%11312647%
51Newy ScruggsDallasMorningNewsMIN
+ 2.5
WAS
+ 7
PIT
- 9
TEN
- 5
JAX
+ 7.5
BAL
- 4.5
AZ
+ 4
CLE
+ 7
NO
- 7
MIA
- 8
HOU
+ 0
TB
+ 5.5
CAR
+ 3.5
NE
- 8
DEN
- 3
PHI
- 3.5
8850%11913546%
52Best Defense (PPG)PickwatchMIN
+ 2.5
DAL
- 7
PIT
- 3
CHI
+ 3.5
BUF
- 7.5
BAL
- 4.5
AZ
+ 4
NYG
- 7
LAR
+ 7
MIA
- 7.5
HOU
+ 0
SEA
- 5.5
OAK
- 4
NE
- 8
KC
+ 3.5
PHI
- 3.5
41225%11713646%
53Tim CowlishawDallasMorningNewsMIN
+ 2.5
WAS
+ 7
IND
+ 9
TEN
- 5
JAX
+ 7.5
BAL
- 4.5
ATL
- 4
CLE
+ 7
LAR
+ 7
MIA
- 8
SD
- 0
SEA
- 5.5
OAK
- 3.5
NE
- 8
DEN
- 3
PHI
- 3.5
61037%10714742%
54Vic TafurSFGateMIN
+ 2.5
WAS
+ 7
IND
+ 9
CHI
+ 5
JAX
+ 7.5
CIN
+ 4
AZ
+ 5
NYG
- 7
NO
- 7
MIA
- 7.5
HOU
+ 2
SEA
- 6
OAK
- 4
NYJ
+ 7
DEN
- 3.5
PHI
- 4
51131%10214141%