Week 15 NFL Against the Spread Expert Picks: Arizona Cardinals @ St Louis Rams

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: Thursday 8.30pm
Venue: Edward Jones Dome (STL)
TV: NFL Network
Line: STL -4.5
Rams Home vs Spread: 3-3 (streak W3)
Cardinals Road vs Spread: 3-3 (Streak L2)

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
GREEN: The expert(s) with the best combined correct pick percentage when picking the road team on the road, and the home team at home

Arizona Cardinals  ARI @ St Louis Rams  STL
Rank Expert Affiliation Overall Home Road Pick Rank Expert Affiliation Overall Home Road Pick
1 Jim McBride Boston Globe 56% 29% 83% 1 Tim Cowlishaw DallasNews.com 70% 83% 57% STL
2 Josh Katzowitz CBS 56% 29% 83% ARI 2 Kimberley A Martin Newsday 67% 83% 50% STL
3 David Moore DallasNews.com 56% 29% 83% STL 3 Tom Rock Newsday 67% 83% 50% STL
4 Sean Leahy Boston Globe 73% 67% 80% 4 Ryan Wilson CBS 63% 83% 43% STL
5 Pickwatch Pickwatch 60% 40% 80% STL 5 Jason La Canfora CBS 69% 67% 71% STL
6 Jamey Eisenberg CBS 76% 86% 67% STL 6 Pete Prisco CBS 69% 67% 71% ARI
7 Pete Prisco CBS 76% 86% 67% ARI 7 Rainer Sabin DallasNews.com 69% 67% 71% STL
8 FiveThirtyEight FiveThirtyEight 76% 86% 67% ARI 8 John Boell Newsday 62% 67% 57% ARI
9 Craig Miller DallasNews.com 69% 71% 67% STL 9 Brandon George DallasNews.com 55% 67% 43% STL
10 Neil Greenberg Washington Post 69% 71% 67% STL 10 Rick Gosselin DallasNews.com 55% 67% 43% ARI
11 Walterfootball Walterfootball 62% 57% 67% STL 11 Sean Leahy Boston Globe 63% 60% 67%
12 Frank Schwab Yahoo 62% 57% 67% 12 Ben Volin Boston Globe 61% 50% 71%
13 Michael Whitmer Boston Globe 55% 43% 67% ARI 13 Josh Katzowitz CBS 61% 50% 71% ARI
14 Newy Scruggs DallasNews.com 55% 43% 67% STL 14 David Moore DallasNews.com 61% 50% 71% STL
15 Tim Cowlishaw DallasNews.com 55% 43% 67% STL 15 Michael Whitmer Boston Globe 54% 50% 57% ARI
16 John Boell Newsday 55% 43% 67% ARI 16 John Breech CBS 54% 50% 57% STL
17 Mario Mergola XNSports/AOL 55% 43% 67% ARI 17 Will Brinson CBS 54% 50% 57% ARI
18 Dave Richard CBS 48% 29% 67% STL 18 Dana Larson DallasNews.com 54% 50% 57% ARI
19 Jason La Canfora CBS 48% 29% 67% STL 19 Newy Scruggs DallasNews.com 54% 50% 57% STL
20 Bob Glauber Newsday 59% 57% 60% ARI 20 Mario Mergola XNSports/AOL 54% 50% 57% ARI
21 Shalise Young Boston Globe 68% 86% 50% 21 Consensus Pick Pickwatch 54% 50% 57% STL
22 Will Brinson CBS 68% 86% 50% ARI 22 Bob Glauber Newsday 50% 50% 50% ARI
23 Rick Gosselin DallasNews.com 68% 86% 50% ARI 23 Jamey Eisenberg CBS 46% 50% 43% STL
24 Numberfire Numberfire 68% 86% 50% ARI 24 Kevin Sherrington DallasNews.com 46% 50% 43% ARI
25 Bill Simmons Grantland 61% 71% 50% 25 Bill Simmons Grantland 46% 50% 43%
26 Ben Volin Boston Globe 54% 57% 50% 26 Sam Farmer LA Times 46% 50% 43% ARI
27 Ryan Wilson CBS 54% 57% 50% STL 27 Walterfootball Walterfootball 46% 50% 43% STL
28 Dana Larson DallasNews.com 54% 57% 50% ARI 28 Dave Tuley ESPN 42% 50% 33%
29 Kevin Sherrington DallasNews.com 54% 57% 50% ARI 29 Dave Richard CBS 32% 50% 14% STL
30 Sam Farmer LA Times 54% 57% 50% ARI 30 Christopher Gasper Boston Globe 52% 33% 71% STL
31 Consensus Pick Pickwatch 54% 57% 50% STL 31 FiveThirtyEight FiveThirtyEight 52% 33% 71% ARI
32 Brandon George DallasNews.com 46% 43% 50% STL 32 Numberfire Numberfire 52% 33% 71% ARI
33 Chase Keefer Las Vegas Sun 46% 43% 50% ARI 33 Neil Greenberg Washington Post 52% 33% 71% STL
34 Rainer Sabin DallasNews.com 39% 29% 50% STL 34 Jim McBride Boston Globe 45% 33% 57%
35 Vic Tafur SFGate 32% 14% 50% 35 Craig Miller DallasNews.com 45% 33% 57% STL
36 John Breech CBS 25% 0% 50% STL 36 Shalise Young Boston Globe 38% 33% 43%
37 Kimberley A Martin Newsday 49% 57% 40% STL 37 Teamrankings Teamrankings 38% 33% 43% STL
38 Tom Rock Newsday 49% 57% 40% STL 38 Frank Schwab Yahoo 31% 33% 29%
39 Christopher Gasper Boston Globe 31% 29% 33% STL 39 Pickwatch Pickwatch 38% 25% 50% STL
40 Teamrankings Teamrankings 31% 29% 33% STL 40 Chase Keefer Las Vegas Sun 44% 17% 71% ARI
41 Dave Tuley ESPN 25% 50% 0% 41 Vic Tafur SFGate 23% 17% 29%
Average Home Road Average Home Road
55% 52% 57% 52% 50% 54%

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