Week 16 NFL Against the Spread Expert Picks: Kansas City Chiefs @ Pittsburgh Steelers

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: Heinz Field, Pittsburgh 
TV: CBS
Line: Pittsburgh -3
Pittsburgh Home vs Spread: 3-3 (Streak L1)
Kansas City Road vs Spread: 4-3 (Streak L2)

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





 

Kansas City Chiefs  KC @ Pittsburgh Steelers  PIT
Rank Expert Affiliation Overall Home Road Pick Rank Expert Affiliation Overall Home Road Pick
1 Dave Tuley ESPN 60% 20% 100% 1 Dave Tuley ESPN 60% 100% 20%
2 Mario Mergola XNSports/AOL 79% 71% 86% PIT 2 Will Brinson CBS 79% 83% 75% KC
3 Tim Cowlishaw DallasNews.com 71% 57% 86% KC 3 Rick Gosselin DallasNews.com 65% 67% 63% PIT
4 John Boell Newsday 57% 29% 86% PIT 4 Vic Tafur SFGate 62% 67% 57% KC
5 John Breech CBS 79% 86% 71% KC 5 Brandon George DallasNews.com 58% 67% 50% PIT
6 Craig Miller DallasNews.com 57% 43% 71% KC 6 Teamrankings Teamrankings 58% 67% 50% KC
7 Rick Gosselin DallasNews.com 57% 43% 71% PIT 7 Mario Mergola XNSports/AOL 58% 67% 50% PIT
8 Bill Simmons Grantland 57% 43% 71% PIT 8 Walterfootball Walterfootball 52% 67% 38% KC
9 Walterfootball Walterfootball 57% 43% 71% KC 9 Jamey Eisenberg CBS 46% 67% 25% PIT
10 Bob Glauber Newsday 62% 57% 67% PIT 10 Bill Simmons Grantland 69% 50% 88% PIT
11 Ben Volin Boston Globe 71% 86% 57% KC 11 Bob Glauber Newsday 61% 50% 71% PIT
12 Numberfire Numberfire 71% 86% 57% PIT 12 Kimberley A Martin Newsday 61% 50% 71% PIT
13 Consensus Pick Pickwatch 64% 71% 57% PIT 13 Jason La Canfora CBS 56% 50% 63% PIT
14 Jamey Eisenberg CBS 57% 57% 57% PIT 14 Tim Cowlishaw DallasNews.com 56% 50% 63% KC
15 Josh Katzowitz CBS 57% 57% 57% PIT 15 Chase Keefer Las Vegas Sun 50% 50% 50% KC
16 Jim McBride Boston Globe 50% 43% 57% 16 Newy Scruggs DallasNews.com 44% 50% 38% PIT
17 David Moore DallasNews.com 50% 43% 57% PIT 17 Pickwatch Pickwatch 42% 50% 33% PIT
18 Christopher Gasper Boston Globe 43% 29% 57% PIT 18 Dave Richard CBS 38% 50% 25% PIT
19 Kevin Sherrington DallasNews.com 43% 29% 57% PIT 19 Pete Prisco CBS 38% 50% 25% PIT
20 Sam Farmer LA Times 43% 29% 57% KC 20 Neil Greenberg Washington Post 54% 33% 75% KC
21 Vic Tafur SFGate 46% 43% 50% KC 21 Sam Farmer LA Times 52% 33% 71% KC
22 Kimberley A Martin Newsday 32% 14% 50% PIT 22 Dana Larson DallasNews.com 48% 33% 63% PIT
23 Dana Larson DallasNews.com 57% 71% 43% PIT 23 David Moore DallasNews.com 48% 33% 63% PIT
24 Dave Richard CBS 50% 57% 43% PIT 24 Kevin Sherrington DallasNews.com 48% 33% 63% PIT
25 Will Brinson CBS 50% 57% 43% KC 25 Michael Whitmer Boston Globe 42% 33% 50% PIT
26 Shalise Young Boston Globe 43% 43% 43% PIT 26 Rainer Sabin DallasNews.com 42% 33% 50% PIT
27 Ryan Wilson CBS 43% 43% 43% KC 27 FiveThirtyEight FiveThirtyEight 38% 33% 43% PIT
28 Brandon George DallasNews.com 43% 43% 43% PIT 28 Christopher Gasper Boston Globe 35% 33% 38% PIT
29 Rainer Sabin DallasNews.com 43% 43% 43% PIT 29 Josh Katzowitz CBS 35% 33% 38% PIT
30 FiveThirtyEight FiveThirtyEight 43% 43% 43% PIT 30 John Breech CBS 29% 33% 25% KC
31 Neil Greenberg Washington Post 43% 43% 43% KC 31 John Boell Newsday 29% 33% 25% PIT
32 Frank Schwab Yahoo 43% 43% 43% PIT 32 Jim McBride Boston Globe 40% 17% 63%
33 Chase Keefer Las Vegas Sun 36% 29% 43% KC 33 Tom Rock Newsday 37% 17% 57% PIT
34 Sean Leahy Boston Globe 47% 60% 33% 34 Ben Volin Boston Globe 33% 17% 50% KC
35 Tom Rock Newsday 38% 43% 33% PIT 35 Frank Schwab Yahoo 33% 17% 50% PIT
36 Pete Prisco CBS 50% 71% 29% PIT 36 Shalise Young Boston Globe 27% 17% 38% PIT
37 Newy Scruggs DallasNews.com 50% 71% 29% PIT 37 Numberfire Numberfire 21% 17% 25% PIT
38 Teamrankings Teamrankings 29% 29% 29% KC 38 Consensus Pick Pickwatch 21% 17% 25% PIT
39 Michael Whitmer Boston Globe 21% 14% 29% PIT 39 Ryan Wilson CBS 15% 17% 13% KC
40 Pickwatch Pickwatch 20% 20% 20% PIT 40 Craig Miller DallasNews.com 25% 0% 50% KC
41 Jason La Canfora CBS 29% 43% 14% PIT 41 Sean Leahy Boston Globe 8% 0% 17%
Average Home Road Average Home Road
50% 47% 52% 44% 41% 47%

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