2016 NFL Against the Spread Expert Picks Week 18

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CONSENSUSHOU
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DET
61%
MIA
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GB
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ATL
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NE
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PIT
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GB
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WeekSeason
# Name Affil Picks W L % W L %
1Josh KatzowitzForbesHOU
- 3.5
SEA
- 8
MIA
+ 10
GB
- 4.5
ATL
- 5
HOU
+ 15
PIT
+ 1
GB
+ 4.5
GB
+ 4.5
NE
- 5.5
NE
- 3
8372%15110658%
2Christopher GasperBoston GlobeOAK
+ 3.5
SEA
- 8
PIT
- 10
NYG
+ 4.5
SEA
+ 5
NE
- 15
PIT
+ 1.5
DAL
- 4.5
ATL
- 5
PIT
+ 6
NE
- 3
6554%13210954%
3Best Passing Game (YPG)PickwatchOAK
+ 3.5
SEA
- 8
PIT
- 10
GB
- 4.5
ATL
- 4.5
NE
- 15.5
PIT
+ 2.5
GB
+ 4
ATL
- 4
NE
- 6
ATL
+ 3
9281%13311054%
4Tom RockNewsdayHOU
- 3.5
SEA
- 8
PIT
- 10
NYG
+ 4.5
SEA
+ 4.5
NE
- 15.5
PIT
+ 2.5
GB
+ 4
GB
+ 5
PIT
+ 6
NE
- 3
7463%13911554%
5Jamey EisenbergCBSHOU
- 3.5
DET
+ 8
PIT
- 10
GB
- 4.5
ATL
- 4.5
NE
- 15.5
PIT
+ 2.5
GB
+ 4
GB
+ 4
NE
- 6
NE
- 3
9281%14011854%
6Nate DavisUSA TodayHOU
- 4
SEA
- 8
PIT
- 10
NYG
+ 4.5
ATL
- 5
NE
- 16
PIT
+ 1
GB
+ 4
GB
+ 4
PIT
+ 6
ATL
+ 3
7463%13711654%
7Joe MannielloNewsdayHOU
- 3.5
DET
+ 8
MIA
+ 10
GB
- 4.5
ATL
- 4.5
NE
- 15.5
KC
- 2.5
DAL
- 4
ATL
- 5
NE
- 6
ATL
+ 3
6554%13811754%
8Tom PelisseroUSA TodayOAK
+ 4
SEA
- 8
--NYG
+ 4.5
SEA
+ 5
NE
- 16
KC
- 1
GB
+ 4
GB
+ 4
NE
- 6
--4544%12610953%
9Jared DubinCBSHOU
- 3.5
SEA
- 8
PIT
- 10
GB
- 4.5
ATL
- 4.5
NE
- 15.5
PIT
+ 2.5
GB
+ 4
ATL
- 4
NE
- 6
ATL
+ 3
10190%13611953%
10Will BrinsonCBSHOU
- 3.5
DET
+ 8
MIA
+ 10
GB
- 4.5
ATL
- 4.5
NE
- 15.5
KC
- 2.5
GB
+ 4
ATL
- 4
PIT
+ 6
ATL
+ 3
6554%13812153%
11Frank SchwabYahooHOU
- 3.5
DET
+ 8
MIA
+ 10
GB
- 4.5
ATL
- 5
NE
- 16
PIT
+ 1.5
GB
+ 4.5
ATL
- 4.5
PIT
+ 5.5
--7370%13511953%
12Rick GosselinDallasMorningNewsOAK
+ 3.5
DET
+ 8
MIA
+ 10
NYG
+ 4.5
SEA
+ 5
NE
- 15
PIT
+ 1
GB
+ 4.5
ATL
- 5
PIT
+ 5.5
NE
- 3
5645%13511953%
13Best Offense (PPG)PickwatchOAK
+ 3.5
SEA
- 8
PIT
- 10
GB
- 4.5
ATL
- 4.5
NE
- 15.5
PIT
+ 2.5
GB
+ 4
ATL
- 4
NE
- 6
ATL
+ 3
9281%12911552%
14Mike Middlehurst-SchwartzUSA TodayOAK
+ 4
SEA
- 8
MIA
+ 10
GB
- 4.5
ATL
- 5
HOU
+ 16
PIT
+ 1
GB
+ 4
GB
+ 4
--NE
- 3
6460%13211852%
15Andrew LynchFOXOAK
+ 3.5
SEA
- 8
PIT
- 10
NYG
+ 5
ATL
- 5
HOU
+ 16
KC
- 2
DAL
- 4.5
ATL
- 4
NE
- 6
ATL
+ 3
5645%13412052%
16David MooreDallasMorningNewsHOU
- 3.5
DET
+ 8
MIA
+ 10
NYG
+ 4.5
ATL
- 5
NE
- 15
KC
- 1
DAL
- 4.5
GB
+ 5
PIT
+ 5.5
NE
- 3
4736%13412052%
17Sam FarmerLosAngelesTimesHOU
- 3.5
DET
+ 8
MIA
+ 10
NYG
+ 4.5
ATL
- 4.5
HOU
+ 15
KC
- 1.5
GB
+ 4.5
GB
+ 5
--ATL
+ 3
3730%13111952%
18Jon MachotaDallasMorningNewsHOU
- 3.5
DET
+ 8
MIA
+ 10
GB
- 4.5
ATL
- 5
NE
- 15
PIT
+ 1
GB
+ 4.5
ATL
- 5
PIT
+ 5.5
NE
- 3
8372%13312152%
19Scott ThurstonBoston GlobeHOU
- 3.5
SEA
- 8
MIA
+ 10
NYG
+ 4.5
ATL
- 5
NE
- 15
KC
- 1.5
GB
+ 4.5
ATL
- 5
NE
- 6
NE
- 3
8372%13312152%
20Brandon GeorgeDallasMorningNewsHOU
- 3.5
DET
+ 8
MIA
+ 10
GB
- 4.5
SEA
+ 5
NE
- 15
PIT
+ 1
GB
+ 4.5
GB
+ 5
NE
- 5.5
NE
- 3
7463%13312152%
21Bob GlauberNewsdayHOU
- 3.5
SEA
- 8
PIT
- 10
NYG
+ 4.5
SEA
+ 4.5
NE
- 15.5
KC
- 2.5
GB
+ 4
ATL
- 5
PIT
+ 6
ATL
+ 3
6554%13312152%
22Avg Points DifferencePickwatchOAK
+ 3.5
DET
+ 8
MIA
+ 10
GB
- 4.5
ATL
- 4.5
HOU
+ 15.5
PIT
+ 2.5
GB
+ 4
ATL
- 4
PIT
+ 6
--5550%13212251%
23Best QB (QBR)Pickwatch--DET
+ 8
PIT
- 10
GB
- 4.5
ATL
- 4.5
NE
- 15.5
PIT
+ 2.5
DAL
- 4
ATL
- 4.5
NE
- 6
ATL
+ 3
7370%12211551%
24Lorenzo ReyesUSA TodayHOU
- 4
DET
+ 8
MIA
+ 10
NYG
+ 4.5
SEA
+ 5
HOU
+ 16
PIT
+ 1
GB
+ 4
GB
+ 4
PIT
+ 6
ATL
+ 3
3827%12311751%
25Kevin SherringtonDallasMorningNewsHOU
- 3.5
DET
+ 8
MIA
+ 10
GB
- 4.5
SEA
+ 5
NE
- 15
PIT
+ 1
GB
+ 4.5
GB
+ 5
NE
- 5.5
ATL
+ 3
6554%13012451%
26WalterFootballWalterFootballOAK
+ 3.5
DET
+ 8
PIT
- 10
GB
- 4.5
SEA
+ 4.5
NE
- 15.5
PIT
+ 1.5
GB
+ 4.5
GB
+ 5
PIT
+ 6
NE
- 3
6554%13212651%
27Dana LarsonDallasMorningNewsHOU
- 3.5
DET
+ 8
PIT
- 10
GB
- 4.5
ATL
- 5
NE
- 15
PIT
+ 1
GB
+ 4.5
GB
+ 5
PIT
+ 5.5
ATL
+ 3
7463%12912550%
28Kate HairopoulosDallasMorningNewsHOU
- 3.5
DET
+ 8
MIA
+ 10
NYG
+ 4.5
SEA
+ 5
NE
- 15
KC
- 1
GB
+ 4.5
GB
+ 5
NE
- 5.5
ATL
+ 3
4736%12912550%
29Dave RichardCBSOAK
+ 3.5
DET
+ 8
PIT
- 10
GB
- 4.5
ATL
- 4.5
NE
- 15.5
PIT
+ 2.5
DAL
- 4
GB
+ 4
NE
- 6
NE
- 3
7463%13112750%
30Expert ConsensusPickwatchHOU
- 3.5
DET
+ 8
MIA
+ 10
GB
- 4.5
ATL
- 4.5
NE
- 15.5
PIT
+ 2.5
GB
+ 4
GB
+ 5
NE
- 6
--7370%12612350%
31Home TeamsPickwatchHOU
- 3.5
SEA
- 8
PIT
- 10
GB
- 4.5
ATL
- 4.5
NE
- 15.5
KC
- 2.5
DAL
- 4
ATL
- 4
NE
- 6
--8280%12812650%
32Vinnie IyerSporting NewsOAK
+ 3.5
DET
+ 8
PIT
- 10
GB
- 4.5
SEA
+ 4.5
NE
- 16
PIT
+ 2
GB
+ 4
GB
+ 4
PIT
+ 6
NE
- 3
6554%12912750%
33Jason La CanforaCBSHOU
- 3.5
DET
+ 8
PIT
- 10
GB
- 4.5
SEA
+ 4.5
NE
- 15.5
PIT
+ 2.5
GB
+ 4
GB
+ 4
PIT
+ 6
NE
- 3
7463%12812850%
34Ryan WilsonCBSHOU
- 3.5
DET
+ 8
MIA
+ 10
NYG
+ 4.5
SEA
+ 4.5
NE
- 15.5
PIT
+ 2.5
GB
+ 4
GB
+ 4
PIT
+ 6
ATL
+ 3
4736%12813049%
35Jarrett BellUSA TodayOAK
+ 4
SEA
- 8
MIA
+ 10
GB
- 4.5
ATL
- 5
NE
- 16
PIT
+ 1
GB
+ 4
GB
+ 4
PIT
+ 6
NE
- 3
7463%11511749%
36Eric EagerProFootballFocusOAK
+ 3.5
DET
+ 8
--GB
- 4.5
SEA
+ 5
NE
- 16
KC
- 1.5
GB
+ 4.5
GB
+ 5
NE
- 6
NE
- 3
5550%11511749%
37Craig MillerDallasMorningNewsHOU
- 3.5
DET
+ 8
PIT
- 10
GB
- 4.5
SEA
+ 5
NE
- 15
KC
- 1
GB
+ 4.5
GB
+ 5
PIT
+ 5.5
NE
- 3
6554%12512949%
38Neil GreenbergTheWashingtonPostHOU
- 3.5
SEA
- 8
MIA
+ 10
NYG
+ 4.5
ATL
- 4.5
NE
- 15.5
PIT
+ 1.5
GB
+ 4.5
GB
+ 4.5
NE
- 5.5
--7370%11912448%
39Road TeamsPickwatchOAK
+ 3.5
DET
+ 8
MIA
+ 10
NYG
+ 4.5
SEA
+ 4.5
HOU
+ 15.5
PIT
+ 2.5
GB
+ 4
GB
+ 4
PIT
+ 6
--2820%11912448%
40FiveThirtyEightFiveThirtyEightOAK
+ 3.5
DET
+ 8
MIA
+ 10
--SEA
+ 4.5
HOU
+ 15.5
KC
- 2.5
GB
+ 4
GB
+ 4
----1712%11912448%
41Ben VolinBoston GlobeHOU
- 3.5
DET
+ 8
MIA
+ 10
GB
- 4.5
ATL
- 5
NE
- 15
KC
- 1.5
GB
+ 4.5
GB
+ 5
NE
- 5.5
NE
- 3
7463%12513148%
42Kimberley A. MartinNewsdayHOU
- 3.5
SEA
- 8
PIT
- 10
GB
- 4.5
SEA
+ 4.5
NE
- 15.5
PIT
+ 2.5
GB
+ 4
GB
+ 5
PIT
+ 6
NE
- 3
8372%12413048%
43Mario MergolaSporfolioHOU
- 3.5
DET
+ 8
MIA
+ 10
GB
- 4.5
SEA
+ 5
HOU
+ 15.5
KC
- 1.5
GB
+ 4.5
GB
+ 5
NE
- 5.5
--4640%11412447%
44Pete PriscoCBSHOU
- 3.5
DET
+ 8
PIT
- 10
NYG
+ 4.5
ATL
- 4.5
HOU
+ 15.5
PIT
+ 2.5
GB
+ 4
ATL
- 4
NE
- 6
ATL
+ 3
7463%12413547%
45Mike ClayESPNOAK
+ 3.5
DET
+ 8
MIA
+ 10
NYG
+ 5
ATL
- 5
HOU
+ 15.5
PIT
+ 1
GB
+ 5
ATL
- 4.5
NE
- 6
ATL
+ 3
5645%12213347%
46John BreechCBSHOU
- 3.5
SEA
- 8
MIA
+ 10
NYG
+ 4.5
ATL
- 4.5
NE
- 15.5
PIT
+ 2.5
DAL
- 4
GB
+ 4
PIT
+ 6
ATL
+ 3
5645%12313547%
47Case KeeferLasVegasSunOAK
+ 4
SEA
- 8
PIT
- 10
NYG
+ 5.5
SEA
+ 5
HOU
+ 17
KC
- 1.5
GB
+ 4.5
ATL
- 4.5
PIT
+ 6
NE
- 3
5645%12313647%
48Jim McBrideBoston GlobeHOU
- 3.5
DET
+ 8
MIA
+ 10
NYG
+ 4.5
SEA
+ 5
NE
- 15
PIT
+ 1.5
GB
+ 4.5
ATL
- 5
NE
- 5.5
NE
- 3
7463%12113447%
49Nora PrinciottiBoston GlobeHOU
- 3.5
SEA
- 8
MIA
+ 10
NYG
+ 4.5
ATL
- 5
NE
- 15
KC
- 1.5
GB
+ 4.5
GB
+ 5
NE
- 6
--6460%11312647%
50Newy ScruggsDallasMorningNewsHOU
- 3.5
DET
+ 8
PIT
- 10
NYG
+ 4.5
SEA
+ 5
NE
- 15
KC
- 1
DAL
- 4.5
GB
+ 5
PIT
+ 5.5
ATL
+ 3
3827%11913546%
51Best Defense (PPG)PickwatchHOU
- 3.5
SEA
- 8
PIT
- 10
NYG
+ 4.5
SEA
+ 4.5
NE
- 15.5
KC
- 2.5
DAL
- 4
GB
+ 4.5
NE
- 6
NE
- 3
6554%11713646%
52Tim CowlishawDallasMorningNewsOAK
+ 3.5
DET
+ 8
MIA
+ 10
NYG
+ 4.5
SEA
+ 5
NE
- 15
KC
- 1
DAL
- 4.5
GB
+ 5
NE
- 5.5
ATL
+ 3
2918%10714742%