Week 15 NFL Against the Spread Expert Picks: Denver Broncos @ 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 4:05pm
Venue: Qualcomm Stadium, SD
TV: CBS
Line: DEN -4.5
Chargers Home vs Spread: 3-3 (Streak L3)
Broncos Road vs Spread: 3-3 (Streak W1)

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

Denver Broncos  DEN @ San Diego Chargers  SD
Rank Expert Affiliation Overall Home Road Pick Rank Expert Affiliation Overall Home Road Pick
1 Kimberley A Martin Newsday 80% 60% 100% DEN 1 Rainer Sabin DallasNews.com 68% 86% 50% DEN
2 Tom Rock Newsday 72% 60% 83% DEN 2 Dana Larson DallasNews.com 51% 86% 17% DEN
3 Jamey Eisenberg CBS 70% 57% 83% DEN 3 Pickwatch Pickwatch 53% 80% 25% DEN
4 Rainer Sabin DallasNews.com 63% 43% 83% DEN 4 Jamey Eisenberg CBS 61% 71% 50% DEN
5 FiveThirtyEight FiveThirtyEight 63% 43% 83% SD 5 Ryan Wilson CBS 61% 71% 50% DEN
6 Ryan Wilson CBS 56% 29% 83% DEN 6 Will Brinson CBS 61% 71% 50% SD
7 David Moore DallasNews.com 56% 29% 83% SD 7 Michael Whitmer Boston Globe 52% 71% 33% DEN
8 Craig Miller DallasNews.com 49% 14% 83% DEN 8 John Breech CBS 52% 71% 33% SD
9 Consensus Pick Pickwatch 49% 14% 83% DEN 9 Consensus Pick Pickwatch 52% 71% 33% DEN
10 Sean Leahy Boston Globe 69% 57% 80% 10 Dave Tuley ESPN 73% 67% 80% SD
11 Numberfire Numberfire 62% 57% 67% DEN 11 Neil Greenberg Washington Post 70% 57% 83% DEN
12 Christopher Gasper Boston Globe 55% 43% 67% SD 12 Jason La Canfora CBS 62% 57% 67% DEN
13 Tim Cowlishaw DallasNews.com 55% 43% 67% DEN 13 Chase Keefer Las Vegas Sun 62% 57% 67% SD
14 Walterfootball Walterfootball 55% 43% 67% SD 14 John Boell Newsday 59% 57% 60% DEN
15 John Breech CBS 48% 29% 67% SD 15 Ben Volin Boston Globe 54% 57% 50% DEN
16 Will Brinson CBS 48% 29% 67% SD 16 Kevin Sherrington DallasNews.com 54% 57% 50% DEN
17 Dana Larson DallasNews.com 40% 14% 67% DEN 17 Sam Farmer LA Times 54% 57% 50% SD
18 Jason La Canfora CBS 68% 86% 50% DEN 18 Numberfire Numberfire 54% 57% 50% DEN
19 Bill Simmons Grantland 61% 71% 50% SD 19 Mario Mergola XNSports/AOL 54% 57% 50% DEN
20 Chase Keefer Las Vegas Sun 61% 71% 50% SD 20 Vic Tafur SFGate 49% 57% 40% DEN
21 Mario Mergola XNSports/AOL 61% 71% 50% DEN 21 Jim McBride Boston Globe 45% 57% 33% SD
22 Vic Tafur SFGate 58% 67% 50% DEN 22 Brandon George DallasNews.com 45% 57% 33% DEN
23 Jim McBride Boston Globe 54% 57% 50% SD 23 Rick Gosselin DallasNews.com 45% 57% 33% SD
24 Rick Gosselin DallasNews.com 54% 57% 50% SD 24 Tim Cowlishaw DallasNews.com 45% 57% 33% DEN
25 Teamrankings Teamrankings 54% 57% 50% SD 25 Walterfootball Walterfootball 45% 57% 33% SD
26 Neil Greenberg Washington Post 54% 57% 50% DEN 26 Bill Simmons Grantland 39% 57% 20% SD
27 Shalise Young Boston Globe 46% 43% 50% SD 27 Dave Richard CBS 37% 57% 17% DEN
28 Dave Richard CBS 46% 43% 50% DEN 28 Josh Katzowitz CBS 37% 57% 17% DEN
29 Josh Katzowitz CBS 46% 43% 50% DEN 29 Craig Miller DallasNews.com 37% 57% 17% DEN
30 Pete Prisco CBS 46% 43% 50% DEN 30 Newy Scruggs DallasNews.com 37% 57% 17% SD
31 Kevin Sherrington DallasNews.com 46% 43% 50% DEN 31 Bob Glauber Newsday 45% 50% 40% SD
32 Dave Tuley ESPN 42% 33% 50% SD 32 Pete Prisco CBS 46% 43% 50% DEN
33 Bob Glauber Newsday 35% 20% 50% SD 33 Frank Schwab Yahoo 46% 43% 50% SD
34 Brandon George DallasNews.com 32% 14% 50% DEN 34 Christopher Gasper Boston Globe 38% 43% 33% SD
35 Newy Scruggs DallasNews.com 32% 14% 50% SD 35 Shalise Young Boston Globe 38% 43% 33% SD
36 Pickwatch Pickwatch 50% 60% 40% DEN 36 FiveThirtyEight FiveThirtyEight 38% 43% 33% SD
37 Frank Schwab Yahoo 52% 71% 33% SD 37 David Moore DallasNews.com 30% 43% 17% SD
38 John Boell Newsday 42% 50% 33% DEN 38 Sean Leahy Boston Globe 37% 33% 40%
39 Ben Volin Boston Globe 38% 43% 33% DEN 39 Kimberley A Martin Newsday 37% 33% 40% DEN
40 Michael Whitmer Boston Globe 31% 29% 33% DEN 40 Tom Rock Newsday 37% 33% 40% DEN
41 Sam Farmer LA Times 31% 29% 33% SD 41 Teamrankings Teamrankings 39% 29% 50% SD
Average Home Road Average Home Road
52% 45% 59% 49% 57% 41%