Clutch Pickers 2013

‘Clutch’ games are those games between 50-74% expert confidence rating (found at the bottom of weekly pick pages). These are usually the hardest matchups to predict. Anyone can take a 10-0 team to beat a 1-9 team, but who do you take when both teams are 5-5? That’s where clutch picking comes in. This rates the experts Pickwatch tracks based on their success rate in those games that are hardest to predict.

Rank Expert Affiliation Win % WK1 WK2 WK3 WK4 WK5 WK6 WK7 WK8 WK9 WK10 WK11 WK12 WK13 WK14 WK15 WK16 WK17
1 Gregg Rosenthal NFL 60.98% 50% 80% 50% 50% 50% 100% 33% 33% 33% 40% 50% 100% 60% 50% 0% 100% 50%
2 Joel Beall FOX 59.76% 83% 40% 83% 63% 50% 71% 33% 67% 100% 60% 25% 67% 20% 17% 0% 100% 75%
3 Prediction Machine CBS 58.54% 67% 60% 67% 38% 33% 71% 67% 33% 100% 40% 100% 17% 60% 67% 0% 60% 100%
4 Khaled Elsayed ProFootballFocus 57.32% 67% 60% 33% 38% 33% 71% 100% 33% 67% 60% 50% 33% 60% 33% 100% 100% 75%
5 John Halpin FOX 57.32% 33% 40% 67% 63% 17% 71% 67% 33% 67% 40% 75% 100% 40% 33% 100% 60% 75%
6 Ron Jaworski ESPN 57.32% 50% 40% 83% 75% 83% 29% 33% 33% 0% 80% 75% 50% 80% 17% 100% 60% 75%
7 Ty Schalter Bleacher Report 57.32% 67% 80% 50% 75% 50% 43% 33% 67% 67% 60% 75% 33% 80% 17% 0% 40% 75%
8 Pete O’Brien USA Today 57.32% 67% 40% 83% 38% 33% 43% 33% 33% 33% 60% 100% 67% 80% 50% 100% 60% 50%
9 Chris Law NFL 56.10% 83% 60% 33% 75% 50% 57% 33% 33% 33% 60% 50% 17% 80% 50% 100% 40% 75%
10 Kevin Patra NFL 56.10% 67% 60% 33% 25% 67% 71% 33% 33% 33% 80% 75% 100% 40% 33% 0% 80% 50%
11 Brad Gagnon Bleacher Report 54.88% 83% 60% 67% 13% 17% 43% 33% 0% 33% 100% 75% 67% 100% 33% 100% 20% 100%
12 Simon Samano USA Today 54.88% 50% 40% 50% 50% 33% 43% 67% 33% 0% 60% 25% 100% 60% 67% 100% 80% 75%
13 John Breech CBS 54.88% 50% 80% 50% 25% 67% 43% 67% 33% 33% 60% 100% 50% 40% 33% 100% 80% 75%
14 Chris Wesseling NFL 54.88% 83% 20% 67% 50% 33% 57% 67% 33% 67% 20% 75% 67% 40% 67% 100% 40% 75%
15 K.C. Joyner ESPN 53.66% 67% 60% 50% 25% 67% 43% 67% 0% 100% 40% 75% 33% 60% 67% 0% 20% 100%
16 Dave Damashek NFL 53.66% 67% 60% 33% 38% 50% 43% 33% 33% 67% 100% 50% 50% 60% 67% 0% 80% 25%
17 Andrea Hangst Bleacher Report 53.66% 50% 40% 67% 50% 50% 43% 67% 33% 100% 80% 75% 17% 80% 50% 0% 40% 25%
18 Jamey Eisenberg CBS 52.44% 67% 60% 83% 25% 33% 43% 67% 33% 67% 20% 50% 50% 40% 33% 100% 60% 100%
19 Warren Sapp NFL 52.44% 50% 20% 50% 38% 67% 43% 33% 33% 33% 40% 100% 50% 80% 33% 100% 60% 75%
20 Chris Hansen Bleacher Report 52.44% 67% 60% 100% 13% 33% 14% 67% 33% 33% 80% 100% 17% 60% 67% 0% 60% 75%
21 Nathan Jahnke ProFootballFocus 52.44% 50% 80% 50% 38% 17% 43% 33% 33% 100% 0% 100% 50% 80% 67% 100% 20% 75%
22 Rick Drummond ProFootballFocus 52.44% 17% 40% 67% 63% 50% 57% 33% 33% 33% 60% 75% 67% 20% 50% 0% 100% 50%
23 Chris Mortensen ESPN 52.44% 67% 60% 67% 50% 17% 29% 0% 33% 67% 60% 75% 67% 60% 33% 100% 60% 50%
24 Merill Hoge ESPN 52.44% 50% 60% 50% 50% 67% 57% 67% 33% 33% 60% 50% 67% 20% 33% 100% 40% 50%
25 Gordon McGuinness ProFootballFocus 51.22% 17% 60% 33% 25% 67% 57% 67% 33% 33% 40% 50% 67% 60% 83% 0% 40% 75%
26 Sam Monson ProFootballFocus 51.22% 33% 80% 33% 63% 33% 43% 33% 33% 67% 40% 50% 50% 60% 67% 100% 40% 50%
27 Black Tie NFL 51.22% 83% 60% 0% 63% 50% 71% 67% 33% 67% 80% 50% 33% 40% 33% 100% 20% 50%
28 Matt Miller Bleacher Report 51.22% 100% 40% 50% 63% 50% 43% 67% 0% 33% 40% 50% 67% 40% 50% 0% 60% 25%
29 Ryan Fowler FOX 50.00% 83% 60% 17% 25% 50% 71% 0% 0% 67% 60% 50% 50% 40% 33% 0% 80% 100%
30 Mark Schlereth ESPN 50.00% 50% 40% 50% 50% 50% 71% 67% 33% 33% 60% 50% 50% 20% 17% 0% 40% 100%
31 Whatifsports FOX 50.00% 50% 20% 50% 25% 50% 71% 100% 33% 33% 60% 75% 33% 60% 17% 0% 80% 75%
32 Accuscore Accuscore 50.00% 50% 20% 33% 38% 50% 43% 33% 33% 67% 60% 25% 50% 80% 67% 100% 60% 75%
33 Adam Schefter ESPN 50.00% 67% 60% 33% 25% 17% 43% 33% 33% 33% 60% 50% 50% 60% 67% 100% 60% 75%
34 Steve Mariucci NFL 50.00% 50% 40% 17% 13% 50% 43% 67% 33% 67% 80% 75% 50% 20% 67% 100% 60% 75%
35 Mike Ditka ESPN 50.00% 33% 40% 67% 50% 33% 43% 67% 33% 33% 40% 75% 50% 20% 67% 100% 40% 75%
36 Mike Florio PFT 50.00% 67% 40% 67% 75% 33% 14% 33% 33% 33% 80% 50% 67% 0% 50% 100% 20% 75%
37 Frank Schwab Yahoo 50.00% 33% 40% 50% 50% 33% 71% 67% 33% 67% 60% 50% 33% 40% 67% 0% 20% 75%
38 Michael David Smith PFT 50.00% 67% 40% 67% 38% 50% 57% 0% 0% 67% 40% 75% 33% 80% 50% 0% 60% 50%
39 Ryan Wilson CBS 50.00% 83% 60% 67% 50% 50% 43% 67% 33% 33% 100% 50% 17% 20% 17% 0% 60% 50%
40 Michael Silver NFL 50.00% 67% 80% 50% 38% 50% 43% 67% 33% 0% 40% 50% 33% 60% 50% 100% 40% 50%
41 Seth Wickersham ESPN 50.00% 33% 20% 50% 63% 50% 57% 33% 67% 67% 60% 50% 33% 60% 50% 0% 40% 50%
42 Nate Davis USA Today 50.00% 67% 80% 67% 25% 17% 29% 67% 33% 67% 80% 75% 67% 40% 33% 0% 40% 50%
43 Cris Carter ESPN 50.00% 67% 60% 50% 25% 50% 29% 33% 33% 0% 40% 100% 50% 80% 50% 100% 60% 25%
44 Chris Brockman NFL 50.00% 33% 80% 83% 38% 50% 43% 67% 0% 67% 40% 50% 67% 40% 33% 0% 60% 25%
45 Dave Richard CBS 48.78% 33% 60% 33% 25% 50% 14% 33% 33% 67% 60% 100% 67% 80% 0% 100% 40% 100%
46 Dan Hanzus NFL 48.78% 33% 100% 50% 13% 67% 43% 0% 0% 67% 60% 50% 50% 20% 67% 100% 40% 75%
47 Rich Eisen NFL 48.78% 50% 80% 50% 25% 50% 43% 0% 33% 33% 60% 50% 50% 60% 50% 100% 20% 75%
48 Heath Evans NFL 48.78% 50% 20% 33% 13% 67% 43% 67% 0% 33% 80% 75% 67% 40% 33% 0% 100% 50%
49 Adam Meyer FOX 47.56% 33% 20% 50% 38% 33% 71% 100% 33% 0% 40% 25% 67% 40% 33% 0% 80% 75%
50 Don Banks Sports Illustrated 47.56% 50% 80% 67% 25% 50% 43% 33% 33% 33% 20% 50% 33% 40% 67% 0% 40% 75%
51 Tom Pelissero USA Today 47.56% 67% 60% 17% 38% 67% 29% 0% 33% 33% 20% 75% 33% 60% 83% 100% 20% 75%
52 Pete Prisco CBS 47.56% 33% 40% 50% 25% 50% 29% 67% 33% 33% 60% 75% 67% 40% 50% 100% 40% 50%
53 Mike Freeman Bleacher Report 47.56% 50% 40% 100% 50% 17% 29% 100% 33% 33% 40% 75% 33% 40% 17% 100% 40% 50%
54 Erik Frenz Bleacher Report 47.56% 50% 40% 83% 25% 50% 43% 33% 0% 0% 40% 50% 83% 80% 33% 0% 40% 50%
55 Matt Bowen Bleacher Report 47.56% 33% 60% 50% 25% 33% 71% 100% 33% 67% 40% 75% 50% 40% 17% 0% 40% 50%
56 Jim Corbett USA Today 47.56% 50% 20% 17% 25% 50% 57% 33% 33% 67% 80% 100% 50% 60% 50% 0% 40% 25%
57 Elliot Harrison NFL 46.34% 67% 0% 50% 25% 33% 43% 67% 0% 67% 40% 100% 50% 0% 67% 100% 40% 100%
58 Marshall Faulk NFL 46.34% 50% 40% 33% 25% 67% 43% 33% 33% 33% 60% 100% 67% 20% 0% 0% 80% 75%
59 Tom Jackson ESPN 46.34% 33% 80% 50% 13% 17% 29% 100% 0% 67% 60% 100% 33% 60% 17% 0% 60% 75%
60 Marc Sessler NFL 46.34% 50% 40% 67% 25% 50% 29% 67% 0% 67% 40% 75% 33% 20% 83% 0% 40% 75%
61 Ben Stockwell ProFootballFocus 46.34% 50% 20% 33% 63% 33% 57% 67% 33% 67% 40% 50% 33% 60% 33% 0% 40% 75%
62 Matt Smith NFL 46.34% 50% 60% 33% 38% 33% 57% 100% 67% 67% 80% 0% 50% 20% 50% 0% 0% 75%
63 Josh Katzowitz CBS 46.34% 33% 40% 83% 13% 50% 29% 67% 33% 67% 80% 50% 17% 40% 17% 0% 100% 50%
64 Lindsay H. Jones USA Today 46.34% 17% 20% 67% 63% 50% 57% 33% 33% 0% 60% 50% 33% 60% 33% 100% 40% 50%
65 Zach Kruse Bleacher Report 46.34% 33% 40% 33% 50% 33% 57% 100% 67% 33% 20% 75% 17% 60% 33% 100% 40% 50%
66 Neil Hornsby ProFootballFocus 46.34% 50% 20% 33% 38% 50% 57% 0% 67% 33% 60% 75% 50% 20% 83% 0% 40% 50%
67 Tyson Langland Bleacher Report 46.34% 50% 60% 33% 25% 17% 43% 33% 33% 33% 80% 75% 50% 80% 50% 0% 20% 50%
68 Eric Allen ESPN 45.12% 83% 20% 33% 13% 33% 29% 33% 67% 33% 40% 50% 50% 80% 33% 100% 80% 50%
69 Jarrett Bell USA Today 45.12% 33% 0% 67% 50% 50% 14% 67% 67% 0% 80% 25% 67% 60% 33% 0% 60% 50%
70 Will Brinson CBS 43.90% 17% 60% 67% 63% 0% 57% 33% 0% 33% 80% 50% 50% 20% 0% 100% 40% 75%
71 Steve Palazzolo ProFootballFocus 43.90% 33% 20% 17% 50% 17% 57% 67% 67% 33% 40% 25% 50% 40% 67% 0% 40% 75%
72 Keyshawn Johnson ESPN 43.90% 33% 40% 50% 38% 17% 29% 67% 33% 0% 60% 100% 50% 20% 50% 0% 40% 75%
73 Steve Wyche NFL 43.90% 33% 60% 50% 38% 0% 29% 100% 0% 67% 20% 75% 67% 20% 50% 0% 60% 50%
74 Michael Schottey Bleacher Report 43.90% 17% 20% 67% 75% 17% 57% 0% 67% 67% 40% 50% 33% 20% 50% 0% 60% 50%
75 Mike Golic ESPN 42.68% 33% 60% 33% 50% 67% 43% 67% 33% 0% 20% 75% 17% 20% 33% 0% 40% 100%
76 Kurt Warner NFL 42.68% 50% 20% 17% 38% 50% 43% 0% 33% 33% 40% 50% 33% 60% 33% 100% 80% 75%
77 Sterling Sharpe NFL 42.68% 67% 20% 33% 25% 17% 57% 67% 33% 100% 20% 75% 17% 40% 17% 100% 60% 50%
78 Jason La Canfora CBS 42.68% 17% 20% 50% 50% 67% 43% 33% 67% 33% 60% 75% 33% 20% 17% 0% 40% 50%
79 NFL FAN PICKS NFL 42.68% 67% 0% 17% 50% 50% 43% 33% 33% 33% 40% 50% 33% 80% 33% 0% 80% 25%
80 Henry Hodgson NFL 42.68% 50% 20% 67% 63% 50% 29% 0% 0% 0% 60% 75% 33% 40% 33% 100% 40% 25%
81 Brian Baldinger NFL 42.68% 0% 60% 67% 38% 33% 57% 33% 33% 33% 60% 75% 50% 0% 67% 0% 40% 0%
82 Michael Irvin NFL 41.46% 33% 60% 50% 25% 17% 43% 33% 0% 67% 40% 50% 33% 40% 33% 100% 60% 50%
83 Vinnie Iyer Sporting News 41.46% 33% 40% 17% 38% 17% 0% 0% 67% 33% 60% 100% 17% 80% 67% 100% 40% 50%
84 Adam Rank NFL 41.46% 67% 40% 50% 50% 50% 29% 33% 0% 0% 60% 50% 33% 20% 50% 0% 40% 50%
85 Pickwatch Pickwatch 41.46% 33% 40% 17% 63% 50% 57% 0% 0% 100% 60% 25% 33% 60% 33% 100% 20% 25%
86 Michael Fabiano NFL 40.24% 33% 60% 33% 50% 0% 57% 33% 33% 67% 20% 25% 17% 60% 17% 0% 60% 75%
87 Melissa Stark NFL 40.24% 17% 20% 17% 63% 67% 29% 67% 33% 67% 20% 75% 33% 60% 33% 0% 0% 50%
88 Knox Bardeen Bleacher Report 39.02% 67% 20% 33% 38% 33% 43% 67% 33% 33% 20% 75% 0% 20% 33% 100% 40% 75%
89 Pick ‘em ESPN 39.02% 67% 20% 17% 38% 17% 43% 67% 33% 33% 40% 50% 17% 60% 33% 0% 80% 25%
90 Yahoo Users Yahoo 37.80% 67% 0% 17% 50% 17% 43% 33% 33% 33% 20% 50% 17% 80% 33% 0% 80% 25%
91 Coin Toss None 36.59% 17% 0% 67% 25% 33% 29% 33% 33% 0% 60% 50% 67% 40% 17% 0% 60% 50%
92 Shaun O’Hara NFL 34.15% 17% 0% 50% 25% 67% 43% 67% 33% 33% 40% 100% 0% 40% 17% 0% 40% 0%
93 Les Carpenter Yahoo 32.93% 83% 40% 50% 50% 17% 14% 33% 67% 33% 20% 50% 17% 60% 0% 0% 0% 0%

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    1. Hi Gordon. The username is set (although as it has not come up before we will see about this in future). You can always register another account, or we can delete your original account and you can set up a new one? Let us know which you would prefer.

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