Week 16 NFL Against the Spread Expert Picks: Cleveland Browns @ Carolina Panthers

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: Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte
TV: CBS
Line: Carolina -4
Carolina Home vs Spread: 4-3 (Streak L1)
Cleveland Road vs Spread: 3-3 (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
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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GB @ TB    KC @ PIT    NE @ NYJ    NYG @ STL    BUF @ OAK    IND @ DAL    SEA @ ARI    DEN @ CIN




Cleveland Browns  CLE @ Carolina Panthers  CAR
Rank Expert Affiliation Overall Home Road Pick Rank Expert Affiliation Overall Home Road Pick
1 Dave Tuley ESPN 80% 60% 100% 1 Chase Keefer Las Vegas Sun 86% 100% 71% CLE
2 Chase Keefer Las Vegas Sun 71% 43% 100% CLE 2 Frank Schwab Yahoo 71% 86% 57% CAR
3 Numberfire Numberfire 71% 43% 100% CAR 3 Rick Gosselin DallasNews.com 57% 71% 43% CAR
4 Bob Glauber Newsday 64% 29% 100% CAR 4 Christopher Gasper Boston Globe 50% 71% 29% CAR
5 Jim McBride Boston Globe 76% 71% 80% 5 Kevin Sherrington DallasNews.com 64% 57% 71% CLE
6 Bill Simmons Grantland 69% 57% 80% CLE 6 Numberfire Numberfire 64% 57% 71% CAR
7 Will Brinson CBS 61% 43% 80% CLE 7 Michael Whitmer Boston Globe 57% 57% 57% CAR
8 Dana Larson DallasNews.com 61% 43% 80% CAR 8 Josh Katzowitz CBS 57% 57% 57% CLE
9 Neil Greenberg Washington Post 61% 43% 80% CLE 9 Pete Prisco CBS 50% 57% 43% CAR
10 Mario Mergola XNSports/AOL 61% 43% 80% CLE 10 Brandon George DallasNews.com 50% 57% 43% CAR
11 Frank Schwab Yahoo 61% 43% 80% CAR 11 Newy Scruggs DallasNews.com 50% 57% 43% CAR
12 Christopher Gasper Boston Globe 54% 29% 80% CAR 12 Tim Cowlishaw DallasNews.com 50% 57% 43% CAR
13 Walterfootball Walterfootball 54% 29% 80% CAR 13 Vic Tafur SFGate 43% 57% 29% CAR
14 Consensus Pick Pickwatch 47% 14% 80% CAR 14 Bob Glauber Newsday 54% 50% 57% CAR
15 Pickwatch Pickwatch 50% 33% 67% CAR 15 Sean Leahy Boston Globe 45% 50% 40%
16 Kimberley A Martin Newsday 48% 29% 67% CAR 16 Dave Tuley ESPN 38% 50% 25%
17 Ben Volin Boston Globe 59% 57% 60% CAR 17 Neil Greenberg Washington Post 64% 43% 86% CLE
18 Michael Whitmer Boston Globe 59% 57% 60% CAR 18 Craig Miller DallasNews.com 57% 43% 71% CAR
19 Jason La Canfora CBS 59% 57% 60% CAR 19 Dana Larson DallasNews.com 57% 43% 71% CAR
20 David Moore DallasNews.com 59% 57% 60% CAR 20 FiveThirtyEight FiveThirtyEight 57% 43% 71% CAR
21 Vic Tafur SFGate 59% 57% 60% CAR 21 Sam Farmer LA Times 57% 43% 71% CAR
22 Shalise Young Boston Globe 51% 43% 60% CAR 22 Shalise Young Boston Globe 50% 43% 57% CAR
23 Newy Scruggs DallasNews.com 51% 43% 60% CAR 23 Jason La Canfora CBS 50% 43% 57% CAR
24 Tim Cowlishaw DallasNews.com 51% 43% 60% CAR 24 Ryan Wilson CBS 50% 43% 57% CAR
25 Sam Farmer LA Times 51% 43% 60% CAR 25 Mario Mergola XNSports/AOL 43% 43% 43% CLE
26 Sean Leahy Boston Globe 50% 40% 60% 26 Pickwatch Pickwatch 40% 40% 40% CAR
27 Pete Prisco CBS 44% 29% 60% CAR 27 Dave Richard CBS 50% 29% 71% CAR
28 Craig Miller DallasNews.com 44% 29% 60% CAR 28 Rainer Sabin DallasNews.com 50% 29% 71% CAR
29 John Boell Newsday 44% 29% 60% CAR 29 Ben Volin Boston Globe 43% 29% 57% CAR
30 Jamey Eisenberg CBS 37% 14% 60% CAR 30 Bill Simmons Grantland 43% 29% 57% CLE
31 Josh Katzowitz CBS 37% 14% 60% CLE 31 David Moore DallasNews.com 36% 29% 43% CAR
32 Rick Gosselin DallasNews.com 56% 71% 40% CAR 32 John Boell Newsday 36% 29% 43% CAR
33 Teamrankings Teamrankings 49% 57% 40% 33 Teamrankings Teamrankings 36% 29% 43%
34 Dave Richard CBS 34% 29% 40% CAR 34 Jamey Eisenberg CBS 29% 29% 29% CAR
35 FiveThirtyEight FiveThirtyEight 34% 29% 40% CAR 35 Will Brinson CBS 29% 29% 29% CLE
36 John Breech CBS 27% 14% 40% CAR 36 Walterfootball Walterfootball 29% 29% 29% CAR
37 Ryan Wilson CBS 27% 14% 40% CAR 37 Kimberley A Martin Newsday 37% 17% 57% CAR
38 Tom Rock Newsday 31% 29% 33% CAR 38 Consensus Pick Pickwatch 32% 14% 50% CAR
39 Brandon George DallasNews.com 24% 29% 20% CAR 39 John Breech CBS 29% 14% 43% CAR
40 Kevin Sherrington DallasNews.com 24% 29% 20% CLE 40 Tom Rock Newsday 14% 0% 29% CAR
41 Rainer Sabin DallasNews.com 24% 29% 20% CAR 41 Jim McBride Boston Globe 7% 0% 14%
Average Home Road Average Home Road
51% 39% 63% 47% 43% 50%

 

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