Week 15 NFL Against the Spread Expert Picks: Oakland Raiders @ Kansas City Chiefs


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: Arrowhead Stadium, KC
TV: CBS
Line: KC -10
Chiefs Home vs Spread: 4-2 (Streak L1)
Raiders Road vs Spread: 4-2 (Streak L1)

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

 

Oakland Raiders  OAK @ Kansas City Chiefs  KC
Rank Expert Affiliation Overall Home Road Pick Rank Expert Affiliation Overall Home Road Pick
1 Kimberley A Martin Newsday 58% 33% 83% OAK 1 John Breech CBS 86% 100% 71% KC
2 Mario Mergola XNSports/AOL 76% 86% 67% KC 2 Ben Volin Boston Globe 79% 100% 57% OAK
3 Michael Whitmer Boston Globe 69% 71% 67% OAK 3 Numberfire Numberfire 79% 100% 57% KC
4 Brandon George DallasNews.com 69% 71% 67% OAK 4 Mario Mergola XNSports/AOL 85% 83% 86% KC
5 Tim Cowlishaw DallasNews.com 62% 57% 67% KC 5 Consensus Pick Pickwatch 70% 83% 57% OAK
6 Frank Schwab Yahoo 62% 57% 67% KC 6 Dana Larson DallasNews.com 63% 83% 43% OAK
7 Jason La Canfora CBS 55% 43% 67% OAK 7 Pete Prisco CBS 56% 83% 29% KC
8 Jim McBride Boston Globe 48% 29% 67% OAK 8 Newy Scruggs DallasNews.com 56% 83% 29% OAK
9 Rainer Sabin DallasNews.com 48% 29% 67% KC 9 Tim Cowlishaw DallasNews.com 76% 67% 86% KC
10 Sean Leahy Boston Globe 55% 50% 60% 10 Bob Glauber Newsday 67% 67% 67% KC
11 Dave Tuley ESPN 75% 100% 50% OAK 11 Jamey Eisenberg CBS 62% 67% 57% OAK
12 Numberfire Numberfire 61% 71% 50% KC 12 Josh Katzowitz CBS 62% 67% 57% OAK
13 Neil Greenberg Washington Post 61% 71% 50% OAK 13 Dave Richard CBS 55% 67% 43% OAK
14 David Moore DallasNews.com 54% 57% 50% OAK 14 Will Brinson CBS 55% 67% 43% OAK
15 Rick Gosselin DallasNews.com 54% 57% 50% OAK 15 FiveThirtyEight FiveThirtyEight 51% 60% 43% KC
16 Bill Simmons Grantland 54% 57% 50% OAK 16 Sean Leahy Boston Globe 47% 60% 33%
17 Teamrankings Teamrankings 54% 57% 50% KC 17 Craig Miller DallasNews.com 61% 50% 71% KC
18 Sam Farmer LA Times 46% 43% 50% OAK 18 Rick Gosselin DallasNews.com 61% 50% 71% OAK
19 John Boell Newsday 39% 29% 50% OAK 19 Bill Simmons Grantland 61% 50% 71% OAK
20 Pickwatch Pickwatch 35% 20% 50% OAK 20 Walterfootball Walterfootball 61% 50% 71% OAK
21 Dave Richard CBS 32% 14% 50% OAK 21 Jim McBride Boston Globe 54% 50% 57% OAK
22 Ben Volin Boston Globe 52% 71% 33% OAK 22 David Moore DallasNews.com 54% 50% 57% OAK
23 Shalise Young Boston Globe 45% 57% 33% OAK 23 Vic Tafur SFGate 50% 50% 50% OAK
24 John Breech CBS 45% 57% 33% KC 24 Shalise Young Boston Globe 46% 50% 43% OAK
25 Will Brinson CBS 45% 57% 33% OAK 25 Ryan Wilson CBS 46% 50% 43% OAK
26 Dana Larson DallasNews.com 45% 57% 33% OAK 26 Brandon George DallasNews.com 46% 50% 43% OAK
27 Chase Keefer Las Vegas Sun 45% 57% 33% KC 27 Rainer Sabin DallasNews.com 46% 50% 43% KC
28 Walterfootball Walterfootball 45% 57% 33% OAK 28 Neil Greenberg Washington Post 46% 50% 43% OAK
29 Consensus Pick Pickwatch 42% 50% 33% OAK 29 Frank Schwab Yahoo 46% 50% 43% KC
30 Josh Katzowitz CBS 38% 43% 33% OAK 30 Tom Rock Newsday 42% 50% 33% KC
31 Pete Prisco CBS 38% 43% 33% KC 31 Jason La Canfora CBS 32% 50% 14% OAK
32 Ryan Wilson CBS 38% 43% 33% OAK 32 John Boell Newsday 60% 33% 86% OAK
33 Kevin Sherrington DallasNews.com 38% 43% 33% OAK 33 Christopher Gasper Boston Globe 45% 33% 57% KC
34 Bob Glauber Newsday 33% 33% 33% KC 34 Kevin Sherrington DallasNews.com 45% 33% 57% OAK
35 FiveThirtyEight FiveThirtyEight 31% 29% 33% KC 35 Sam Farmer LA Times 45% 33% 57% OAK
36 Christopher Gasper Boston Globe 24% 14% 33% KC 36 Chase Keefer Las Vegas Sun 38% 33% 43% KC
37 Jamey Eisenberg CBS 23% 29% 17% OAK 37 Teamrankings Teamrankings 31% 33% 29% KC
38 Newy Scruggs DallasNews.com 23% 29% 17% OAK 38 Dave Tuley ESPN 63% 25% 100% OAK
39 Tom Rock Newsday 17% 17% 17% KC 39 Pickwatch Pickwatch 23% 25% 20% OAK
40 Vic Tafur SFGate 17% 17% 17% OAK 40 Kimberley A Martin Newsday 33% 17% 50% OAK
41 Craig Miller DallasNews.com 29% 57% 0% KC 41 Michael Whitmer Boston Globe 23% 17% 29% OAK
Average Home Road Average Home Road
46% 48% 44% 54% 55% 52%