2016 NFL Against the Spread Expert Picks Week 8

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CONSENSUSTEN
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CIN
67%
KC
63%
OAK
70%
SEA
61%
DET
66%
NYJ
62%
NE
73%
AZ
54%
SD
57%
GB
53%
DAL
57%
MIN
68%
WeekSeason
Name Affil Picks W L % W L %
Josh KatzowitzForbesTEN
- 2.5
CIN
- 3
KC
- 2.5
OAK
+ 1.5
NO
+ 2.5
DET
+ 2.5
NYJ
- 2
NE
- 5
AZ
+ 1
SD
+ 5
GB
+ 3
DAL
- 2.5
MIN
- 4.5
8466%14910558%
Tom RockNewsdayTEN
- 3.5
CIN
- 2.5
KC
- 2.5
OAK
+ 0
SEA
- 2.5
DET
+ 2.5
NYJ
- 3
NE
- 6
CAR
- 3
DEN
- 4.5
GB
+ 3
DAL
- 4
MIN
- 4.5
8372%13811354%
Nate DavisUSA TodayTEN
- 3.5
CIN
- 3
IND
+ 2.5
OAK
+ 1.5
NO
+ 2.5
DET
+ 2.5
NYJ
- 3
NE
- 6.5
CAR
- 2.5
SD
+ 5.5
GB
+ 3
PHI
+ 4.5
MIN
- 5.5
6554%13711354%
Christopher GasperBoston GlobeTEN
- 3.5
CIN
- 2.5
IND
+ 2.5
OAK
+ 0
SEA
- 2.5
DET
+ 2.5
CLE
+ 3
NE
- 6
CAR
- 3
SD
+ 4.5
ATL
- 3
DAL
- 4
MIN
- 4.5
5645%13010854%
Best Passing Game (YPG)PickwatchJAX
+ 3.5
WAS
+ 3
IND
+ 2.5
OAK
+ 1.5
NO
+ 2.5
DET
+ 2.5
NYJ
- 3
NE
- 6.5
CAR
- 2.5
SD
+ 5.5
ATL
- 3
DAL
- 4.5
CHI
+ 5.5
6554%13110954%
Jamey EisenbergCBSTEN
- 3.5
CIN
- 3
IND
+ 2.5
OAK
+ 1.5
SEA
- 3
DET
+ 3
CLE
+ 4
NE
- 6
CAR
- 2
DEN
- 6
GB
+ 2.5
DAL
- 4.5
MIN
- 5.5
8466%13811754%
Joe MannielloNewsdayTEN
- 3.5
WAS
+ 2.5
KC
- 2.5
OAK
+ 0
SEA
- 2.5
DET
+ 2.5
CLE
+ 3
NE
- 6
CAR
- 3
SD
+ 4.5
ATL
- 3
DAL
- 4
MIN
- 4.5
6554%13611653%
Tom PelisseroUSA TodayJAX
+ 3.5
--KC
- 2.5
OAK
+ 1.5
SEA
- 2.5
DET
+ 2.5
--BUF
+ 6.5
CAR
- 2.5
SD
+ 5.5
--PHI
+ 4.5
CHI
+ 5.5
4640%12510853%
Will BrinsonCBSTEN
- 3.5
CIN
- 3
KC
- 2.5
TB
- 1.5
SEA
- 3
DET
+ 3
CLE
+ 4
NE
- 6
CAR
- 2
SD
+ 6
GB
+ 2.5
DAL
- 4.5
CHI
+ 5.5
8466%13711953%
Frank SchwabYahooJAX
+ 3.5
CIN
- 3
KC
- 2.5
TB
- 1.5
NO
+ 2.5
HOU
- 2.5
CLE
+ 2.5
NE
- 6.5
AZ
+ 2.5
DEN
- 5.5
ATL
- 3
PHI
+ 4.5
CHI
+ 6
6650%13411853%
Jared DubinCBSTEN
- 3.5
CIN
- 3
KC
- 2.5
TB
- 1.5
NO
+ 3
DET
+ 3
NYJ
- 4
NE
- 6
CAR
- 2
SD
+ 6
ATL
- 2.5
DAL
- 4.5
MIN
- 5.5
6650%13411853%
David MooreDallasMorningNewsTEN
- 3.5
CIN
- 3
IND
+ 2.5
OAK
+ 1.5
SEA
- 2.5
HOU
- 2.5
CLE
+ 3.5
NE
- 6.5
AZ
+ 3
SD
+ 5
GB
+ 2.5
DAL
- 4.5
CHI
+ 5.5
8466%13311852%
Rick GosselinDallasMorningNewsTEN
- 3.5
CIN
- 3
KC
- 2.5
OAK
+ 1.5
SEA
- 2.5
HOU
- 2.5
NYJ
- 3.5
BUF
+ 6.5
CAR
- 3
SD
+ 5
ATL
- 2.5
PHI
+ 4.5
MIN
- 5.5
5741%13311852%
Mike Middlehurst-SchwartzUSA TodayTEN
- 3.5
CIN
- 3
KC
- 2.5
TB
- 1.5
NO
+ 2.5
DET
+ 2.5
NYJ
- 3
NE
- 6.5
AZ
+ 2.5
SD
+ 5.5
ATL
- 3
DAL
- 4.5
MIN
- 5.5
5645%13111752%
Sam FarmerLosAngelesTimesTEN
- 3.5
CIN
- 3
KC
- 2.5
OAK
+ 1.5
SEA
- 2.5
DET
+ 2.5
NYJ
- 3.5
NE
- 6.5
AZ
+ 3
SD
+ 5
ATL
- 2.5
PHI
+ 4.5
MIN
- 5.5
4833%13111752%
Best Offense (PPG)PickwatchTEN
- 3.5
WAS
+ 3
IND
+ 2.5
OAK
+ 1.5
NO
+ 2.5
DET
+ 2.5
CLE
+ 3
BUF
+ 6.5
CAR
- 2.5
SD
+ 5.5
ATL
- 3
DAL
- 4.5
MIN
- 5.5
5645%12711452%
Andrew LynchFOXTEN
- 3.5
CIN
- 3
KC
- 3
OAK
+ 1
SEA
- 3
DET
+ 2.5
NYJ
- 2.5
NE
- 6.5
AZ
+ 3
SD
+ 5.5
ATL
- 3
DAL
- 4.5
MIN
- 6.5
6650%13211952%
Bob GlauberNewsdayTEN
- 3.5
CIN
- 2.5
KC
- 2.5
OAK
+ 0
SEA
- 2.5
DET
+ 2.5
CLE
+ 3
NE
- 6
AZ
+ 3
DEN
- 4.5
ATL
- 3
DAL
- 4
MIN
- 4.5
6554%13211952%
Brandon GeorgeDallasMorningNewsTEN
- 3.5
CIN
- 3
KC
- 2.5
OAK
+ 1.5
NO
+ 2.5
HOU
- 2.5
NYJ
- 3.5
BUF
+ 6.5
CAR
- 3
SD
+ 5
ATL
- 2.5
DAL
- 4.5
CHI
+ 5.5
8466%13112052%
Jon MachotaDallasMorningNewsTEN
- 3.5
CIN
- 3
KC
- 2.5
OAK
+ 1.5
SEA
- 2.5
HOU
- 2.5
NYJ
- 3.5
BUF
+ 6.5
AZ
+ 3
DEN
- 5
ATL
- 2.5
DAL
- 4.5
CHI
+ 5.5
7558%13112052%
Avg Points DifferencePickwatchJAX
+ 3.5
WAS
+ 3
IND
+ 2.5
OAK
+ 1.5
NO
+ 2.5
DET
+ 2.5
CLE
+ 3
BUF
+ 6.5
CAR
- 2.5
SD
+ 5.5
ATL
- 3
PHI
+ 4.5
CHI
+ 5.5
4736%13112151%
Lorenzo ReyesUSA TodayJAX
+ 3.5
CIN
- 3
IND
+ 2.5
OAK
+ 1.5
SEA
- 2.5
DET
+ 2.5
NYJ
- 3
NE
- 6.5
AZ
+ 2.5
DEN
- 5.5
--PHI
+ 4.5
MIN
- 5.5
3730%12311451%
Scott ThurstonBoston GlobeJAX
+ 3.5
CIN
- 2.5
KC
- 2.5
TB
- 0
NO
+ 2.5
HOU
- 2.5
CLE
+ 3
NE
- 6
CAR
- 3
SD
+ 4.5
ATL
- 3
DAL
- 4
MIN
- 4.5
6554%13012151%
Kevin SherringtonDallasMorningNewsTEN
- 3.5
CIN
- 3
KC
- 2.5
OAK
+ 1.5
SEA
- 2.5
DET
+ 2.5
NYJ
- 3.5
NE
- 6.5
AZ
+ 3
DEN
- 5
ATL
- 2.5
DAL
- 4.5
CHI
+ 5.5
7558%12912251%
Dana LarsonDallasMorningNewsJAX
+ 3.5
CIN
- 3
KC
- 2.5
OAK
+ 1.5
NO
+ 2.5
DET
+ 2.5
NYJ
- 3.5
NE
- 6.5
AZ
+ 3
SD
+ 5
GB
+ 2.5
PHI
+ 4.5
MIN
- 5.5
5741%12912251%
WalterFootballWalterFootballJAX
+ 3.5
WAS
+ 3
IND
+ 2.5
OAK
+ 1.5
NO
+ 3
HOU
- 2.5
CLE
+ 5.5
NE
- 6.5
CAR
- 3
SD
+ 5
GB
+ 3
DAL
- 4.5
MIN
- 5.5
8466%13112451%
Best QB (QBR)PickwatchTEN
- 3.5
CIN
- 3
IND
+ 2.5
OAK
+ 1.5
NO
+ 2.5
DET
+ 2.5
CLE
+ 3
NE
- 6.5
AZ
+ 2.5
SD
+ 5.5
ATL
- 3
DAL
- 4.5
MIN
- 5.5
5645%12011451%
Kate HairopoulosDallasMorningNewsTEN
- 3.5
CIN
- 3
KC
- 2.5
TB
- 1.5
SEA
- 2.5
DET
+ 2.5
NYJ
- 3.5
NE
- 6.5
CAR
- 3
DEN
- 5
ATL
- 2.5
PHI
+ 4.5
MIN
- 5.5
5741%12812350%
Expert ConsensusPickwatchTEN
- 3.5
CIN
- 2.5
KC
- 2.5
OAK
+ 0
SEA
- 2.5
DET
+ 2.5
NYJ
- 3
NE
- 6
AZ
+ 3
SD
+ 4.5
GB
+ 3
DAL
- 4
MIN
- 4.5
6554%12512250%
Sportsbettingstats.comNoneJAX
+ 3.5
WAS
+ 3
IND
+ 2.5
OAK
+ 1.5
NO
+ 3
DET
+ 2.5
CLE
+ 3.5
NE
- 6.5
AZ
+ 2.5
SD
+ 5.5
ATL
- 2.5
DAL
- 4.5
CHI
+ 5.5
6650%12512250%
Vinnie IyerSporting NewsTEN
- 3.5
CIN
- 3
KC
- 2.5
OAK
+ 1
SEA
- 2.5
HOU
- 2.5
NYJ
- 5.5
NE
- 6.5
AZ
+ 3
DEN
- 5
GB
+ 3
PHI
+ 4.5
CHI
+ 6
8466%12812550%
Dave RichardCBSTEN
- 3.5
WAS
+ 3
IND
+ 2.5
TB
- 1.5
SEA
- 3
HOU
- 3
NYJ
- 4
NE
- 6
CAR
- 2
SD
+ 6
GB
+ 2.5
DAL
- 4.5
MIN
- 5.5
6650%12912650%
Jason La CanforaCBSTEN
- 3.5
CIN
- 3
IND
+ 2.5
OAK
+ 1.5
SEA
- 3
DET
+ 3
NYJ
- 4
NE
- 6
AZ
+ 2
SD
+ 6
GB
+ 2.5
DAL
- 4.5
CHI
+ 5.5
6650%12712650%
Ryan WilsonCBSTEN
- 3.5
WAS
+ 3
KC
- 2.5
OAK
+ 1.5
SEA
- 3
DET
+ 3
NYJ
- 4
NE
- 6
AZ
+ 2
SD
+ 6
GB
+ 2.5
PHI
+ 4.5
MIN
- 5.5
5741%12812750%
Home TeamsPickwatchTEN
- 3.5
CIN
- 3
IND
+ 2.5
TB
- 1.5
NO
+ 2.5
HOU
- 2.5
CLE
+ 3
BUF
+ 6.5
CAR
- 2.5
DEN
- 5.5
ATL
- 3
DAL
- 4.5
CHI
+ 5.5
7463%12612650%
Jarrett BellUSA TodayTEN
- 3.5
CIN
- 3
KC
- 2.5
OAK
+ 1.5
NO
+ 2.5
DET
+ 2.5
NYJ
- 3
NE
- 6.5
CAR
- 2.5
SD
+ 5.5
--DAL
- 4.5
MIN
- 5.5
7370%11411549%
Rushing Yards AllowedPickwatchTEN
- 3.5
CIN
- 3
KC
- 2.5
TB
- 1.5
SEA
- 2.5
DET
+ 2.5
NYJ
- 3
NE
- 6.5
CAR
- 2.5
SD
+ 5.5
GB
+ 3
DAL
- 4.5
MIN
- 5.5
6554%565749%
Craig MillerDallasMorningNewsTEN
- 3.5
CIN
- 3
KC
- 2.5
OAK
+ 1.5
NO
+ 2.5
HOU
- 2.5
CLE
+ 3.5
NE
- 6.5
CAR
- 3
SD
+ 5
GB
+ 2.5
DAL
- 4.5
MIN
- 5.5
10283%12412749%
Road TeamsPickwatchJAX
+ 3.5
WAS
+ 3
KC
- 2.5
OAK
+ 1.5
SEA
- 2.5
DET
+ 2.5
NYJ
- 3
NE
- 6.5
AZ
+ 2.5
SD
+ 5.5
GB
+ 3
PHI
+ 4.5
MIN
- 5.5
4736%11912249%
Eric EagerProFootballFocusTEN
- 3
WAS
+ 3
IND
+ 2.5
OAK
+ 0
NO
+ 3
DET
+ 2.5
CLE
+ 3
BUF
+ 6
AZ
+ 3
DEN
- 4.5
GB
+ 3
PHI
+ 4.5
MIN
- 4.5
5645%11311649%
FiveThirtyEightFiveThirtyEightJAX
+ 3.5
WAS
+ 3
KC
- 2.5
TB
- 1.5
SEA
- 2.5
--NYJ
- 3
BUF
+ 6.5
AZ
+ 2.5
DEN
- 5.5
GB
+ 3
PHI
+ 4.5
MIN
- 5.5
3730%11912349%
Kimberley A. MartinNewsdayTEN
- 3.5
CIN
- 2.5
KC
- 2.5
TB
- 0
SEA
- 2.5
DET
+ 2.5
NYJ
- 3
NE
- 6
AZ
+ 3
DEN
- 4.5
GB
+ 3
DAL
- 4
MIN
- 4.5
6554%12312849%
Neil GreenbergTheWashingtonPostTEN
- 3.5
WAS
+ 3
KC
- 2.5
TB
- 1
SEA
- 2.5
HOU
- 2.5
NYJ
- 3.5
BUF
+ 6.5
AZ
+ 3
DEN
- 5.5
GB
+ 3
PHI
+ 4.5
MIN
- 6
5741%11812348%
Ben VolinBoston GlobeTEN
- 3.5
WAS
+ 2.5
IND
+ 2.5
OAK
+ 0
NO
+ 2.5
DET
+ 2.5
NYJ
- 3
NE
- 6
CAR
- 3
DEN
- 4.5
ATL
- 3
PHI
+ 4
CHI
+ 4.5
7463%12313048%
John BreechCBSJAX
+ 3.5
CIN
- 3
KC
- 2.5
OAK
+ 1.5
NO
+ 3
DET
+ 3
NYJ
- 4
NE
- 6
CAR
- 2
SD
+ 6
GB
+ 2.5
DAL
- 4.5
MIN
- 5.5
7558%12313248%
Mario MergolaSporfolioJAX
+ 3.5
WAS
+ 3
IND
+ 2.5
TB
- 1.5
SEA
- 2.5
HOU
- 2.5
CLE
+ 3.5
NE
- 6.5
AZ
+ 3
DEN
- 4.5
GB
+ 3
PHI
+ 4.5
CHI
+ 5.5
6650%11312347%
Pete PriscoCBSJAX
+ 3.5
CIN
- 3
KC
- 2.5
OAK
+ 1.5
SEA
- 3
DET
+ 3
NYJ
- 4
NE
- 6
AZ
+ 2
SD
+ 6
GB
+ 2.5
PHI
+ 4.5
CHI
+ 5.5
5741%12213447%
Mike ClayESPNTEN
- 3.5
WAS
+ 3
IND
+ 2.5
TB
- 1
SEA
- 2.5
DET
+ 2.5
NYJ
- 2.5
BUF
+ 6.5
AZ
+ 3
SD
+ 5
GB
+ 3
DAL
- 4.5
MIN
- 5.5
4833%12013247%
Newy ScruggsDallasMorningNewsTEN
- 3.5
CIN
- 3
KC
- 2.5
OAK
+ 1.5
SEA
- 2.5
DET
+ 2.5
CLE
+ 3.5
NE
- 6.5
AZ
+ 3
SD
+ 5
ATL
- 2.5
PHI
+ 4.5
MIN
- 5.5
5741%11913247%
Case KeeferLasVegasSunJAX
+ 3.5
WAS
+ 3
IND
+ 3
OAK
+ 1
SEA
- 3
HOU
- 2.5
CLE
+ 4
BUF
+ 7
CAR
- 2.5
DEN
- 5
ATL
- 3
PHI
+ 5
CHI
+ 6
6650%12113547%
Nora PrinciottiBoston GlobeJAX
+ 3.5
WAS
+ 2.5
KC
- 2.5
TB
- 0
SEA
- 2.5
DET
+ 2.5
NYJ
- 3
BUF
+ 6
AZ
+ 3
DEN
- 4.5
GB
+ 3
PHI
+ 4
MIN
- 4.5
3827%11212547%
Jim McBrideBoston GlobeTEN
- 3.5
CIN
- 2.5
IND
+ 2.5
OAK
+ 0
SEA
- 2.5
HOU
- 2.5
NYJ
- 3
NE
- 6
CAR
- 3
DEN
- 4.5
GB
+ 3
DAL
- 4
MIN
- 4.5
8372%11813446%
Best Defense (PPG)PickwatchTEN
- 3.5
CIN
- 3
KC
- 2.5
OAK
+ 1.5
SEA
- 2.5
HOU
- 2.5
NYJ
- 3
NE
- 6.5
AZ
+ 2.5
DEN
- 5.5
GB
+ 3
PHI
+ 4.5
MIN
- 5.5
7463%11513546%
Passing Yards AllowedPickwatchJAX
+ 3.5
CIN
- 3
KC
- 2.5
TB
- 1.5
SEA
- 2.5
HOU
- 2.5
NYJ
- 3
BUF
+ 6.5
AZ
+ 2.5
DEN
- 5.5
GB
+ 3
PHI
+ 4.5
MIN
- 5.5
4736%516245%
Best Run Game (YPG)PickwatchTEN
- 3.5
CIN
- 3
KC
- 2.5
TB
- 1.5
SEA
- 2.5
HOU
- 2.5
CLE
+ 3
BUF
+ 6.5
AZ
+ 2.5
DEN
- 5.5
ATL
- 3
DAL
- 4.5
CHI
+ 5.5
6554%506344%
Tim CowlishawDallasMorningNewsJAX
+ 3.5
WAS
+ 3
IND
+ 2.5
OAK
+ 1.5
NO
+ 2.5
DET
+ 2.5
NYJ
- 3.5
NE
- 6.5
AZ
+ 3
DEN
- 5
ATL
- 2.5
DAL
- 4.5
MIN
- 5.5
5741%10614542%
Vic TafurSFGateJAX
+ 3.5
CIN
- 2.5
KC
- 2.5
OAK
+ 0
NO
+ 2.5
HOU
- 2.5
CLE
+ 3
NE
- 6
CAR
- 3
DEN
- 4.5
GB
+ 3
PHI
+ 4
MIN
- 5
8372%10214141%