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
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MIN
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WeekSeason
# Name Affil Picks W L % W L %
1Josh 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%15110658%
2Christopher 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%13210954%
3Best 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%13311054%
4Tom 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%13911554%
5Jamey 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%14011854%
6Nate 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%13711654%
7Joe 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%13811754%
8Tom 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%12610953%
9Jared 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%13611953%
10Will 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%13812153%
11Frank 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%13511953%
12Rick 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%13511953%
13Best 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%12911552%
14Mike 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%13211852%
15David 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%13412052%
16Andrew 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%13412052%
17Sam 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%13111952%
18Brandon 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%13312152%
19Jon 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%13312152%
20Bob 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%13312152%
21Scott 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%13312152%
22Avg 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%13212251%
23Best 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%12211551%
24Lorenzo 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%12311751%
25Kevin 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%13012451%
26WalterFootballWalterFootballJAX
+ 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%13212651%
27Dana 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%12912550%
28Kate 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%12912550%
29Dave 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%13112750%
30Sportsbettingstats.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%
31Expert 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%12612350%
32Home 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%12812650%
33Vinnie 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%12912750%
34Jason 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%12812850%
35Ryan 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%12813049%
36Jarrett 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%11511749%
37Eric 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%11511749%
38Rushing 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%
39Craig 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%12512949%
40Neil 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%11912448%
41Road 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%11912448%
42FiveThirtyEightFiveThirtyEightJAX
+ 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%11912448%
43Ben 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%12513148%
44Kimberley 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%12413048%
45Mario 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%11412447%
46Pete 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%12413547%
47Mike 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%12213347%
48John 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%12313547%
49Case 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%12313647%
50Jim 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%12113447%
51Nora 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%11312647%
52Newy 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%11913546%
53Best 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%11713646%
54Passing 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%
55Best 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%
56Tim 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%10714742%
57Vic 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%