Week 16 NFL Against the Spread Expert Picks: Buffalo Bills @ Oakland Raiders

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 4:25pm
Venue: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, Oakland
TV: CBS
Line: Buffalo -6.5
Oakland Home vs Spread: 3-4 (Streak W2)
Buffalo Road vs Spread: 4-2 (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
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):
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Buffalo Bills  BUF @ Oakland Raiders  OAK
Rank Expert Affiliation Overall Home Road Pick Rank Expert Affiliation Overall Home Road Pick
1 Dave Tuley ESPN 100% 100% 100% OAK 1 Dave Tuley ESPN 71% 100% 43% OAK
2 Vic Tafur SFGate 67% 50% 83% OAK 2 Mario Mergola XNSports/AOL 79% 86% 71% BUF
3 Pickwatch Pickwatch 63% 50% 75% OAK 3 Michael Whitmer Boston Globe 64% 71% 57% OAK
4 Numberfire Numberfire 71% 75% 67% BUF 4 Brandon George DallasNews.com 64% 71% 57% OAK
5 Neil Greenberg Washington Post 65% 63% 67% BUF 5 Numberfire Numberfire 64% 71% 57% BUF
6 Brandon George DallasNews.com 58% 50% 67% OAK 6 Neil Greenberg Washington Post 57% 71% 43% BUF
7 Tim Cowlishaw DallasNews.com 58% 50% 67% OAK 7 Ben Volin Boston Globe 50% 71% 29% OAK
8 Jason La Canfora CBS 52% 38% 67% BUF 8 Tim Cowlishaw DallasNews.com 64% 57% 71% OAK
9 Rick Gosselin DallasNews.com 52% 38% 67% OAK 9 Frank Schwab Yahoo 64% 57% 71% OAK
10 Sean Leahy Boston Globe 55% 50% 60% 10 Teamrankings Teamrankings 57% 57% 57% OAK
11 Mario Mergola XNSports/AOL 69% 88% 50% BUF 11 John Breech CBS 50% 57% 43% BUF
12 Michael Whitmer Boston Globe 56% 63% 50% OAK 12 David Moore DallasNews.com 50% 57% 43% OAK
13 Ryan Wilson CBS 56% 63% 50% BUF 13 Rick Gosselin DallasNews.com 50% 57% 43% OAK
14 Bill Simmons Grantland 56% 63% 50% OAK 14 Bill Simmons Grantland 50% 57% 43% OAK
15 Chase Keefer Las Vegas Sun 56% 63% 50% OAK 15 Chase Keefer Las Vegas Sun 50% 57% 43% OAK
16 Teamrankings Teamrankings 56% 63% 50% OAK 16 Shalise Young Boston Globe 43% 57% 29% BUF
17 Dave Richard CBS 50% 50% 50% OAK 17 Will Brinson CBS 43% 57% 29% BUF
18 Craig Miller DallasNews.com 50% 50% 50% BUF 18 Dana Larson DallasNews.com 43% 57% 29% OAK
19 Kevin Sherrington DallasNews.com 50% 50% 50% OAK 19 Walterfootball Walterfootball 43% 57% 29% OAK
20 Frank Schwab Yahoo 50% 50% 50% OAK 20 Craig Miller DallasNews.com 36% 57% 14% BUF
21 Shalise Young Boston Globe 44% 38% 50% BUF 21 Sean Leahy Boston Globe 55% 50% 60%
22 John Breech CBS 44% 38% 50% BUF 22 Consensus Pick Pickwatch 39% 50% 29% OAK
23 Dana Larson DallasNews.com 44% 38% 50% OAK 23 Jason La Canfora CBS 50% 43% 57% BUF
24 Rainer Sabin DallasNews.com 44% 38% 50% BUF 24 Pete Prisco CBS 43% 43% 43% OAK
25 Jamey Eisenberg CBS 54% 75% 33% BUF 25 Sam Farmer LA Times 43% 43% 43% BUF
26 FiveThirtyEight FiveThirtyEight 54% 75% 33% OAK 26 Josh Katzowitz CBS 36% 43% 29% BUF
27 Josh Katzowitz CBS 48% 63% 33% BUF 27 Ryan Wilson CBS 36% 43% 29% BUF
28 Will Brinson CBS 48% 63% 33% BUF 28 Kevin Sherrington DallasNews.com 36% 43% 29% OAK
29 David Moore DallasNews.com 48% 63% 33% OAK 29 Kimberley A Martin Newsday 52% 33% 71% BUF
30 Newy Scruggs DallasNews.com 48% 63% 33% OAK 30 Bob Glauber Newsday 38% 33% 43% BUF
31 Jim McBride Boston Globe 42% 50% 33% 31 Rainer Sabin DallasNews.com 50% 29% 71% BUF
32 Bob Glauber Newsday 46% 71% 20% BUF 32 Jim McBride Boston Globe 43% 29% 57%
33 John Boell Newsday 35% 50% 20% BUF 33 FiveThirtyEight FiveThirtyEight 36% 29% 43% OAK
34 Kimberley A Martin Newsday 24% 29% 20% BUF 34 John Boell Newsday 36% 29% 43% BUF
35 Tom Rock Newsday 24% 29% 20% BUF 35 Jamey Eisenberg CBS 21% 29% 14% BUF
36 Walterfootball Walterfootball 46% 75% 17% OAK 36 Newy Scruggs DallasNews.com 21% 29% 14% OAK
37 Christopher Gasper Boston Globe 40% 63% 17% OAK 37 Pickwatch Pickwatch 30% 20% 40% OAK
38 Pete Prisco CBS 40% 63% 17% OAK 38 Tom Rock Newsday 23% 17% 29% BUF
39 Consensus Pick Pickwatch 40% 63% 17% OAK 39 Vic Tafur SFGate 15% 17% 14% OAK
40 Ben Volin Boston Globe 33% 50% 17% OAK 40 Christopher Gasper Boston Globe 29% 14% 43% OAK
41 Sam Farmer LA Times 31% 63% 0% BUF 41 Dave Richard CBS 29% 14% 43% OAK
Average Home Road Average Home Road
50% 56% 44% 45% 48% 43%

 

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