Week 14 NFL Against the Spread Matchup: Tampa Bay Buccaneers @ Detroit Lions


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 1pm
Venue: Ford Field. MI
TV: FOX
Line: DET -10
Lions Home vs Spread: 4-2
Bucs Road vs Spread: 4-2

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

Tampa Bay Buccaneers  TB @ Detroit Lions  DET
Rank Expert Affiliation Overall Home Road Pick Rank Expert Affiliation Overall Home Road Pick
1 David Moore DallasNews.com 58% 17% 100% TB 1 Ben Volin Boston Globe 67% 83% 50% DET
2 Dave Tuley ESPN 50% 0% 100% 2 Numberfire Numberfire 67% 83% 50% TB
3 Vic Tafur SFGate 75% 67% 83% TB 3 Teamrankings Teamrankings 58% 83% 33% DET
4 Neil Greenberg Washington Post 67% 50% 83% DET 4 Pickwatch Pickwatch 50% 75% 25% DET
5 Pickwatch Pickwatch 63% 50% 75% DET 5 Shalise Young Boston Globe 67% 67% 67% DET
6 Teamrankings Teamrankings 75% 83% 67% DET 6 Kevin Sherrington DallasNews.com 67% 67% 67% DET
7 Chase Keefer Las Vegas Sun 67% 67% 67% DET 7 FiveThirtyEight FiveThirtyEight 63% 67% 60% DET
8 Walterfootball Walterfootball 67% 67% 67% TB 8 Vic Tafur SFGate 58% 67% 50% TB
9 Dave Richard CBS 58% 50% 67% DET 9 Jason La Canfora CBS 50% 67% 33% TB
10 John Boell Newsday 58% 50% 67% TB 10 Rainer Sabin DallasNews.com 50% 67% 33% TB
11 Mario Mergola XNSports/AOL 58% 50% 67% TB 11 Mario Mergola XNSports/AOL 50% 67% 33% TB
12 Rainer Sabin DallasNews.com 50% 33% 67% TB 12 Tom Rock Newsday 43% 67% 20% DET
13 Sam Farmer LA Times 50% 33% 67% TB 13 Walterfootball Walterfootball 42% 67% 17% TB
14 Frank Schwab Yahoo 50% 33% 67% DET 14 Tim Cowlishaw DallasNews.com 67% 50% 83% TB
15 Shalise Young Boston Globe 42% 17% 67% DET 15 Rick Gosselin DallasNews.com 58% 50% 67% TB
16 Will Brinson CBS 42% 17% 67% TB 16 Dave Richard CBS 50% 50% 50% DET
17 Brandon George DallasNews.com 42% 17% 67% TB 17 Jamey Eisenberg CBS 50% 50% 50% DET
18 Rick Gosselin DallasNews.com 67% 83% 50% TB 18 Craig Miller DallasNews.com 50% 50% 50% DET
19 Christopher Gasper Boston Globe 58% 67% 50% DET 19 Sam Farmer LA Times 50% 50% 50% TB
20 Josh Katzowitz CBS 58% 67% 50% TB 20 John Boell Newsday 50% 50% 50% TB
21 Dana Larson DallasNews.com 58% 67% 50% TB 21 Will Brinson CBS 42% 50% 33% TB
22 Tim Cowlishaw DallasNews.com 58% 67% 50% TB 22 David Moore DallasNews.com 42% 50% 33% TB
23 Consensus Pick Pickwatch 50% 50% 50% DET 23 Newy Scruggs DallasNews.com 42% 50% 33% DET
24 Kevin Sherrington DallasNews.com 42% 33% 50% DET 24 Consensus Pick Pickwatch 42% 50% 33% DET
25 Jim McBride Boston Globe 33% 17% 50% DET 25 Frank Schwab Yahoo 33% 50% 17% DET
26 Michael Whitmer Boston Globe 33% 17% 50% DET 26 Sean Leahy Boston Globe 62% 40% 83%
27 Pete Prisco CBS 33% 17% 50% DET 27 Kimberley A Martin Newsday 47% 33% 60% DET
28 Bill Simmons Grantland 33% 17% 50% TB 28 Christopher Gasper Boston Globe 42% 33% 50% DET
29 Jason La Canfora CBS 42% 50% 33% TB 29 Ryan Wilson CBS 42% 33% 50% DET
30 John Breech CBS 42% 50% 33% DET 30 Brandon George DallasNews.com 42% 33% 50% TB
31 Craig Miller DallasNews.com 42% 50% 33% DET 31 Dana Larson DallasNews.com 42% 33% 50% TB
32 FiveThirtyEight FiveThirtyEight 37% 40% 33% DET 32 Bill Simmons Grantland 42% 33% 50% TB
33 Ben Volin Boston Globe 33% 33% 33% DET 33 Neil Greenberg Washington Post 42% 33% 50% DET
34 Newy Scruggs DallasNews.com 33% 33% 33% DET 34 Jim McBride Boston Globe 33% 33% 33% DET
35 Ryan Wilson CBS 25% 17% 33% DET 35 John Breech CBS 33% 33% 33% DET
36 Tom Rock Newsday 38% 50% 25% DET 36 Chase Keefer Las Vegas Sun 33% 33% 33% DET
37 Jamey Eisenberg CBS 42% 67% 17% DET 37 Bob Glauber Newsday 33% 33% 33% DET
38 Sean Leahy Boston Globe 28% 40% 17% 38 Dave Tuley ESPN 35% 20% 50%
39 Numberfire Numberfire 33% 67% 0% TB 39 Michael Whitmer Boston Globe 42% 17% 67% DET
40 Bob Glauber Newsday 17% 33% 0% DET 40 Josh Katzowitz CBS 33% 17% 50% TB
41 Kimberley A Martin Newsday 17% 33% 0% DET 41 Pete Prisco CBS 33% 17% 50% DET
Average Home Road Average Home Road
47% 43% 51% 47% 49% 46%