Week 14 NFL Against the Spread Matchup: New England Patriots @ San Diego Chargers


Pickwatch is about more than just listing picks – in our weekly matchup breakdowns we rank experts by their against the spread accuracy, highlight those who pick just these two teams best, and show you how hard it has been on average to predict them at home and on the road.

Kick off: Sunday 8:30pm
Venue: Qualcomm Stadium, CA
TV: NBC
Line: NE -3.5
Chargers Home vs Spread: 3-3 (started 3-0, last 3 home games 0-3)
Patriots Road vs Spread: 3-3

KEY:
Overall: The expert’s overall correct pick %  picking this team’s games vs the closing spread
Home: The expert’s correct pick % picking only this team’s home games vs the closing spread
Road: The expert’s correct pick % picking only this team’s road games vs the closing spread
GREENThe expert(s) with the best combined correct pick percentage when picking the road team on the road, and the home team at home

New England Patriots  NE San Diego Chargers  SD
Rank Expert Affiliation Overall Home Road Pick Rank Expert Affiliation Overall Home Road Pick
1 Dana Larson DallasNews.com 75% 50% 100% NE 1 Dave Tuley ESPN 90% 100% 80% SD
2 Rainer Sabin DallasNews.com 75% 50% 100% NE 2 Ryan Wilson CBS 67% 83% 50% SD
3 Pickwatch Pickwatch 70% 40% 100% NE 3 Will Brinson CBS 67% 83% 50% SD
4 Consensus Pick Pickwatch 75% 67% 83% NE 4 Rainer Sabin DallasNews.com 67% 83% 50% NE
5 John Breech CBS 67% 50% 83% NE 5 Dana Larson DallasNews.com 50% 83% 17% NE
6 Mario Mergola XNSports/AOL 67% 50% 83% NE 6 Pickwatch Pickwatch 50% 75% 25% NE
7 Pete Prisco CBS 58% 33% 83% SD 7 Jamey Eisenberg CBS 58% 67% 50% NE
8 Kimberley A Martin Newsday 83% 100% 67% NE 8 Sam Farmer LA Times 58% 67% 50% SD
9 Michael Whitmer Boston Globe 75% 83% 67% NE 9 Numberfire Numberfire 58% 67% 50% SD
10 Ben Volin Boston Globe 67% 67% 67% NE 10 Michael Whitmer Boston Globe 50% 67% 33% NE
11 Christopher Gasper Boston Globe 67% 67% 67% NE 11 John Breech CBS 50% 67% 33% NE
12 Craig Miller DallasNews.com 67% 67% 67% NE 12 Brandon George DallasNews.com 50% 67% 33% SD
13 Jamey Eisenberg CBS 58% 50% 67% NE 13 Rick Gosselin DallasNews.com 50% 67% 33% SD
14 Josh Katzowitz CBS 58% 50% 67% SD 14 Tim Cowlishaw DallasNews.com 50% 67% 33% SD
15 Brandon George DallasNews.com 58% 50% 67% SD 15 Consensus Pick Pickwatch 50% 67% 33% NE
16 Bob Glauber Newsday 58% 50% 67% NE 16 Bill Simmons Grantland 43% 67% 20% SD
17 Sam Farmer LA Times 50% 33% 67% SD 17 Josh Katzowitz CBS 42% 67% 17% SD
18 Dave Tuley ESPN 75% 100% 50% SD 18 Neil Greenberg Washington Post 67% 50% 83% NE
19 David Moore DallasNews.com 67% 83% 50% SD 19 Jason La Canfora CBS 58% 50% 67% NE
20 Jim McBride Boston Globe 58% 67% 50% NE 20 Chase Keefer Las Vegas Sun 58% 50% 67% NE
21 Ryan Wilson CBS 58% 67% 50% SD 21 John Boell Newsday 55% 50% 60% NE
22 Tim Cowlishaw DallasNews.com 58% 67% 50% SD 22 Ben Volin Boston Globe 50% 50% 50% NE
23 FiveThirtyEight FiveThirtyEight 58% 67% 50% NE 23 Pete Prisco CBS 50% 50% 50% SD
24 John Boell Newsday 58% 67% 50% NE 24 Kevin Sherrington DallasNews.com 50% 50% 50% NE
25 Numberfire Numberfire 58% 67% 50% SD 25 Mario Mergola XNSports/AOL 50% 50% 50% NE
26 Shalise Young Boston Globe 50% 50% 50% NE 26 Vic Tafur SFGate 45% 50% 40% NE
27 Jason La Canfora CBS 50% 50% 50% NE 27 Jim McBride Boston Globe 42% 50% 33% NE
28 Teamrankings Teamrankings 50% 50% 50% SD 28 Walterfootball Walterfootball 42% 50% 33% NE
29 Frank Schwab Yahoo 45% 40% 50% NE 29 Dave Richard CBS 33% 50% 17% NE
30 Kevin Sherrington DallasNews.com 42% 33% 50% NE 30 Craig Miller DallasNews.com 33% 50% 17% NE
31 Neil Greenberg Washington Post 42% 33% 50% NE 31 David Moore DallasNews.com 33% 50% 17% SD
32 Tom Rock Newsday 38% 25% 50% NE 32 Newy Scruggs DallasNews.com 33% 50% 17% NE
33 Sean Leahy Boston Globe 53% 67% 40% 33 Bob Glauber Newsday 40% 40% 40% NE
34 Walterfootball Walterfootball 50% 67% 33% NE 34 Teamrankings Teamrankings 42% 33% 50% SD
35 Will Brinson CBS 42% 50% 33% SD 35 Frank Schwab Yahoo 42% 33% 50% NE
36 Bill Simmons Grantland 42% 50% 33% SD 36 Sean Leahy Boston Globe 37% 33% 40%
37 Newy Scruggs DallasNews.com 33% 33% 33% NE 37 Christopher Gasper Boston Globe 33% 33% 33% NE
38 Rick Gosselin DallasNews.com 33% 50% 17% SD 38 Shalise Young Boston Globe 33% 33% 33% NE
39 Chase Keefer Las Vegas Sun 33% 50% 17% NE 39 FiveThirtyEight FiveThirtyEight 33% 33% 33% NE
40 Dave Richard CBS 25% 33% 17% NE 40 Kimberley A Martin Newsday 30% 20% 40% NE
41 Vic Tafur SFGate 18% 20% 17% NE 41 Tom Rock Newsday 30% 20% 40% NE
Average Home Road Average Home Road
55% 55% 56% 48% 55% 41%