Week 14 NFL Against the Spread Matchup: New York Jets @ Minnesota Vikings


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 12/7/14
Venue: TCF Bank Stadium, MN
TV: CBS
Line: MIN -6
Vikings Home vs Spread: 4-2
New York Jets Road vs Spread: 1-3-1

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 York Jets  NYJ @ Minnesota Vikings  MIN
Rank Expert Affiliation Overall Home Road Pick Rank Expert Affiliation Overall Home Road Pick
1 Tim Cowlishaw DallasNews.com 86% 71% 100% NYJ 1 Dana Larson DallasNews.com 58% 83% 33% MIN
2 Walterfootball Walterfootball 71% 43% 100% MIN 2 David Moore DallasNews.com 58% 83% 33% MIN
3 John Boell Newsday 64% 29% 100% NYJ 3 Numberfire Numberfire 50% 83% 17% NYJ
4 David Moore DallasNews.com 73% 71% 75% MIN 4 Dave Richard CBS 75% 67% 83% MIN
5 Sam Farmer LA Times 66% 57% 75% NYJ 5 Sam Farmer LA Times 75% 67% 83% NYJ
6 Ryan Wilson CBS 59% 43% 75% NYJ 6 Walterfootball Walterfootball 75% 67% 83% MIN
7 Will Brinson CBS 59% 43% 75% NYJ 7 Rainer Sabin DallasNews.com 67% 67% 67% MIN
8 Mario Mergola XNSports/AOL 59% 43% 75% NYJ 8 Ben Volin Boston Globe 58% 67% 50% NYJ
9 Consensus Pick Pickwatch 59% 43% 75% NYJ 9 Brandon George DallasNews.com 58% 67% 50% MIN
10 Pete Prisco CBS 52% 29% 75% NYJ 10 Kevin Sherrington DallasNews.com 58% 67% 50% MIN
11 Numberfire Numberfire 52% 29% 75% NYJ 11 Bill Simmons Grantland 53% 67% 40% MIN
12 Neil Greenberg Washington Post 52% 29% 75% NYJ 12 Rick Gosselin DallasNews.com 50% 67% 33% NYJ
13 Ben Volin Boston Globe 45% 14% 75% NYJ 13 Mario Mergola XNSports/AOL 50% 67% 33% NYJ
14 Vic Tafur SFGate 62% 57% 67% NYJ 14 Tom Rock Newsday 70% 60% 80% MIN
15 Frank Schwab Yahoo 40% 14% 67% MIN 15 Kimberley A Martin Newsday 40% 60% 20% NYJ
16 Rick Gosselin DallasNews.com 68% 86% 50% NYJ 16 Jamey Eisenberg CBS 75% 50% 100% MIN
17 Dave Tuley ESPN 65% 80% 50% 17 Michael Whitmer Boston Globe 67% 50% 83% NYJ
18 Sean Leahy Boston Globe 58% 67% 50% 18 Craig Miller DallasNews.com 67% 50% 83% MIN
19 Dave Richard CBS 54% 57% 50% MIN 19 Christopher Gasper Boston Globe 58% 50% 67% NYJ
20 Jamey Eisenberg CBS 54% 57% 50% MIN 20 Jason La Canfora CBS 58% 50% 67% MIN
21 Brandon George DallasNews.com 54% 57% 50% MIN 21 John Breech CBS 58% 50% 67% MIN
22 Craig Miller DallasNews.com 54% 57% 50% MIN 22 Ryan Wilson CBS 58% 50% 67% NYJ
23 Pickwatch Pickwatch 50% 50% 50% NYJ 23 Newy Scruggs DallasNews.com 58% 50% 67% MIN
24 Shalise Young Boston Globe 46% 43% 50% MIN 24 FiveThirtyEight FiveThirtyEight 55% 50% 60% MIN
25 Josh Katzowitz CBS 46% 43% 50% NYJ 25 John Boell Newsday 55% 50% 60% NYJ
26 Dana Larson DallasNews.com 46% 43% 50% MIN 26 Vic Tafur SFGate 50% 50% 50% NYJ
27 Kevin Sherrington DallasNews.com 46% 43% 50% MIN 27 Teamrankings Teamrankings 50% 50% 50% NYJ
28 FiveThirtyEight FiveThirtyEight 42% 33% 50% MIN 28 Bob Glauber Newsday 40% 40% 40% MIN
29 Michael Whitmer Boston Globe 39% 29% 50% NYJ 29 Consensus Pick Pickwatch 58% 33% 83% NYJ
30 Newy Scruggs DallasNews.com 39% 29% 50% MIN 30 Josh Katzowitz CBS 50% 33% 67% NYJ
31 Bob Glauber Newsday 39% 29% 50% MIN 31 Pete Prisco CBS 50% 33% 67% NYJ
32 John Breech CBS 32% 14% 50% MIN 32 Will Brinson CBS 50% 33% 67% NYJ
33 Rainer Sabin DallasNews.com 41% 57% 25% MIN 33 Chase Keefer Las Vegas Sun 42% 33% 50% NYJ
34 Jim McBride Boston Globe 34% 43% 25% MIN 34 Frank Schwab Yahoo 42% 33% 50% MIN
35 Jason La Canfora CBS 34% 43% 25% MIN 35 Neil Greenberg Washington Post 33% 33% 33% NYJ
36 Bill Simmons Grantland 34% 43% 25% MIN 36 Pickwatch Pickwatch 38% 25% 50% NYJ
37 Chase Keefer Las Vegas Sun 27% 29% 25% NYJ 37 Sean Leahy Boston Globe 35% 20% 50%
38 Teamrankings Teamrankings 27% 29% 25% NYJ 38 Tim Cowlishaw DallasNews.com 50% 17% 83% NYJ
39 Christopher Gasper Boston Globe 29% 57% 0% NYJ 39 Shalise Young Boston Globe 42% 17% 67% MIN
40 Kimberley A Martin Newsday 29% 57% 0% NYJ 40 Jim McBride Boston Globe 25% 0% 50% MIN
41 Tom Rock Newsday 21% 43% 0% MIN 41 Dave Tuley ESPN 0% 0% 0%
Average Home Road Average Home Road
49% 45% 53% 53% 48% 57%