Week 16 NFL Against the Spread Expert Picks: Baltimore Ravens @ Houston Texans

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: NRG Stadium, Houston
TV: CBS
Line: Baltimore -5
Houston Home vs Spread: 3-3 (Streak W1)
Baltimore Road vs Spread: 3-4 (Streak W2)

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! Expert ATS Standings for 2014 with all weekly data and last 5 weeks score

NEW! Matchup Guides (Available Thursday for TNF, Sunday for all other matchups):
TEN @ JAX    PHI @ WAS    SD @ SF    MIN @ MIA    BAL @ HOU    DET @ CHI    CLE @ CAR    ATL @ NO
GB @ TB    KC @ PIT    NE @ NYJ    NYG @ STL    BUF @ OAK    IND @ DAL    SEA @ ARI    DEN @ CIN

 

Baltimore Ravens  BAL @ Houston Texans  HOU
Rank Expert Affiliation Overall Home Road Pick Rank Expert Affiliation Overall Home Road Pick
1 Bob Glauber Newsday 92% 83% 100% BAL 1 Bob Glauber Newsday 81% 100% 63% BAL
2 Dana Larson DallasNews.com 71% 43% 100% BAL 2 FiveThirtyEight FiveThirtyEight 69% 100% 38% HOU
3 Pickwatch Pickwatch 63% 25% 100% BAL 3 Tim Cowlishaw DallasNews.com 79% 83% 75% BAL
4 Kevin Sherrington DallasNews.com 85% 86% 83% BAL 4 Kevin Sherrington DallasNews.com 73% 83% 63% BAL
5 Tim Cowlishaw DallasNews.com 85% 86% 83% BAL 5 Shalise Young Boston Globe 67% 83% 50% BAL
6 Bill Simmons Grantland 85% 86% 83% BAL 6 John Breech CBS 67% 83% 50% BAL
7 Consensus Pick Pickwatch 75% 67% 83% BAL 7 Josh Katzowitz CBS 67% 83% 50% BAL
8 Vic Tafur SFGate 67% 50% 83% HOU 8 Sam Farmer LA Times 60% 83% 38% BAL
9 Neil Greenberg Washington Post 63% 43% 83% BAL 9 Sean Leahy Boston Globe 65% 80% 50%
10 Brandon George DallasNews.com 56% 29% 83% BAL 10 Kimberley A Martin Newsday 75% 75% 75% BAL
11 Kimberley A Martin Newsday 65% 50% 80% BAL 11 Pickwatch Pickwatch 46% 75% 17% BAL
12 FiveThirtyEight FiveThirtyEight 76% 86% 67% HOU 12 Jason La Canfora CBS 77% 67% 88% BAL
13 John Breech CBS 69% 71% 67% BAL 13 Chase Keefer Las Vegas Sun 77% 67% 88% BAL
14 Pete Prisco CBS 69% 71% 67% BAL 14 Brandon George DallasNews.com 65% 67% 63% BAL
15 David Moore DallasNews.com 62% 57% 67% BAL 15 David Moore DallasNews.com 65% 67% 63% BAL
16 Newy Scruggs DallasNews.com 62% 57% 67% BAL 16 Newy Scruggs DallasNews.com 65% 67% 63% BAL
17 Sam Farmer LA Times 55% 43% 67% BAL 17 Bill Simmons Grantland 65% 67% 63% BAL
18 Walterfootball Walterfootball 55% 43% 67% BAL 18 Neil Greenberg Washington Post 65% 67% 63% BAL
19 Rick Gosselin DallasNews.com 33% 0% 67% HOU 19 Jamey Eisenberg CBS 58% 67% 50% BAL
20 Craig Miller DallasNews.com 68% 86% 50% BAL 20 Craig Miller DallasNews.com 58% 67% 50% BAL
21 Rainer Sabin DallasNews.com 68% 86% 50% BAL 21 Teamrankings Teamrankings 52% 67% 38% BAL
22 Jim McBride Boston Globe 61% 71% 50% 22 Jim McBride Boston Globe 46% 67% 25%
23 Dave Richard CBS 61% 71% 50% BAL 23 Pete Prisco CBS 46% 67% 25% BAL
24 Jason La Canfora CBS 61% 71% 50% BAL 24 Rainer Sabin DallasNews.com 46% 67% 25% BAL
25 Ben Volin Boston Globe 54% 57% 50% BAL 25 Dave Richard CBS 40% 67% 13% BAL
26 Josh Katzowitz CBS 54% 57% 50% BAL 26 Will Brinson CBS 56% 50% 63% HOU
27 Mario Mergola XNSports/AOL 54% 57% 50% BAL 27 Dave Tuley ESPN 55% 50% 60%
28 Frank Schwab Yahoo 54% 57% 50% BAL 28 Christopher Gasper Boston Globe 50% 50% 50% BAL
29 Shalise Young Boston Globe 46% 43% 50% BAL 29 Ryan Wilson CBS 50% 50% 50% BAL
30 Chase Keefer Las Vegas Sun 39% 29% 50% BAL 30 Mario Mergola XNSports/AOL 50% 50% 50% BAL
31 John Boell Newsday 39% 29% 50% BAL 31 Dana Larson DallasNews.com 44% 50% 38% BAL
32 Teamrankings Teamrankings 39% 29% 50% BAL 32 Tom Rock Newsday 44% 50% 38% BAL
33 Dave Tuley ESPN 38% 25% 50% 33 Vic Tafur SFGate 44% 50% 38% HOU
34 Tom Rock Newsday 53% 67% 40% BAL 34 Frank Schwab Yahoo 44% 50% 38% BAL
35 Sean Leahy Boston Globe 30% 20% 40% 35 Ben Volin Boston Globe 38% 50% 25% BAL
36 Jamey Eisenberg CBS 60% 86% 33% BAL 36 Michael Whitmer Boston Globe 48% 33% 63% BAL
37 Ryan Wilson CBS 45% 57% 33% BAL 37 Numberfire Numberfire 42% 33% 50% HOU
38 Numberfire Numberfire 45% 57% 33% HOU 38 Walterfootball Walterfootball 42% 33% 50% BAL
39 Christopher Gasper Boston Globe 38% 43% 33% BAL 39 John Boell Newsday 29% 33% 25% BAL
40 Will Brinson CBS 31% 29% 33% HOU 40 Rick Gosselin DallasNews.com 33% 17% 50% HOU
41 Michael Whitmer Boston Globe 37% 57% 17% BAL 41 Consensus Pick Pickwatch 15% 17% 13% BAL
Average Home Road Average Home Road
58% 55% 60% 55% 62% 48%

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