Week 16 NFL Against the Spread Expert Picks: Seattle Seahawks @ Arizona Cardinals


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 8:30pm
Venue: University of Phoenix Stadium
TV: NBC
Line: Seattle -7.5
Seattle Home vs Spread: 5-2 (Streak W3)
Arizona 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
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

 

Seattle Seahawks @ Arizona Cardinals
Rank Expert Affiliation Overall Home Road Pick Rank Expert Affiliation Overall Home Road Pick
1 Will Brinson CBS 50% 14% 86% ARI 1 Pete Prisco CBS 79% 86% 71% ARI
2 Mario Mergola XNSports/AOL 79% 86% 71% SEA 2 FiveThirtyEight FiveThirtyEight 79% 86% 71% ARI
3 Ben Volin Boston Globe 71% 71% 71% SEA 3 Shalise Young Boston Globe 71% 86% 57% ARI
4 Jamey Eisenberg CBS 71% 71% 71% ARI 4 Jamey Eisenberg CBS 71% 86% 57% ARI
5 Vic Tafur SFGate 61% 50% 71% ARI 5 Will Brinson CBS 71% 86% 57% ARI
6 Josh Katzowitz CBS 57% 43% 71% ARI 6 Rick Gosselin DallasNews.com 71% 86% 57% ARI
7 Christopher Gasper Boston Globe 50% 29% 71% SEA 7 Numberfire Numberfire 71% 86% 57% ARI
8 Consensus Pick Pickwatch 70% 83% 57% SEA 8 Craig Miller DallasNews.com 64% 71% 57% SEA
9 Tim Cowlishaw DallasNews.com 57% 57% 57% ARI 9 Neil Greenberg Washington Post 64% 71% 57% SEA
10 Bill Simmons Grantland 57% 57% 57% SEA 10 Bill Simmons Grantland 57% 71% 43% SEA
11 Numberfire Numberfire 57% 57% 57% ARI 11 Sean Leahy Boston Globe 73% 67% 80%
12 Frank Schwab Yahoo 57% 57% 57% SEA 12 Frank Schwab Yahoo 64% 57% 71% SEA
13 Dave Richard CBS 50% 43% 57% SEA 13 Bob Glauber Newsday 62% 57% 67% SEA
14 Newy Scruggs DallasNews.com 50% 43% 57% SEA 14 Dana Larson DallasNews.com 57% 57% 57% ARI
15 Teamrankings Teamrankings 50% 43% 57% ARI 15 Kevin Sherrington DallasNews.com 57% 57% 57% ARI
16 Rick Gosselin DallasNews.com 43% 29% 57% ARI 16 Sam Farmer LA Times 57% 57% 57% ARI
17 Bob Glauber Newsday 39% 20% 57% SEA 17 Walterfootball Walterfootball 57% 57% 57% ARI
18 Rainer Sabin DallasNews.com 64% 86% 43% SEA 18 Ben Volin Boston Globe 50% 57% 43% SEA
19 Jim McBride Boston Globe 57% 71% 43% 19 Ryan Wilson CBS 50% 57% 43% SEA
20 Michael Whitmer Boston Globe 57% 71% 43% ARI 20 Consensus Pick Pickwatch 50% 57% 43% SEA
21 Craig Miller DallasNews.com 57% 71% 43% SEA 21 Kimberley A Martin Newsday 45% 57% 33% SEA
22 Neil Greenberg Washington Post 57% 71% 43% SEA 22 Tom Rock Newsday 45% 57% 33% SEA
23 Pickwatch Pickwatch 51% 60% 43% SEA 23 Dave Tuley ESPN 25% 50% 0% ARI
24 Shalise Young Boston Globe 50% 57% 43% ARI 24 Michael Whitmer Boston Globe 57% 43% 71% ARI
25 David Moore DallasNews.com 50% 57% 43% SEA 25 John Boell Newsday 57% 43% 71% SEA
26 Kevin Sherrington DallasNews.com 50% 57% 43% ARI 26 Mario Mergola XNSports/AOL 57% 43% 71% SEA
27 Sam Farmer LA Times 50% 57% 43% ARI 27 Newy Scruggs DallasNews.com 50% 43% 57% SEA
28 Chase Keefer Las Vegas Sun 50% 57% 43% SEA 28 Tim Cowlishaw DallasNews.com 50% 43% 57% ARI
29 John Boell Newsday 50% 57% 43% SEA 29 Chase Keefer Las Vegas Sun 50% 43% 57% SEA
30 Walterfootball Walterfootball 50% 57% 43% ARI 30 Brandon George DallasNews.com 43% 43% 43% SEA
31 John Breech CBS 43% 43% 43% SEA 31 Pickwatch Pickwatch 53% 40% 67% SEA
32 Jason La Canfora CBS 36% 29% 43% SEA 32 Josh Katzowitz CBS 57% 29% 86% ARI
33 Pete Prisco CBS 29% 14% 43% ARI 33 Jim McBride Boston Globe 50% 29% 71%
34 Dana Larson DallasNews.com 29% 14% 43% ARI 34 David Moore DallasNews.com 50% 29% 71% SEA
35 Kimberley A Martin Newsday 54% 80% 29% SEA 35 Dave Richard CBS 43% 29% 57% SEA
36 Ryan Wilson CBS 50% 71% 29% SEA 36 Jason La Canfora CBS 43% 29% 57% SEA
37 Brandon George DallasNews.com 50% 71% 29% SEA 37 Rainer Sabin DallasNews.com 36% 29% 43% SEA
38 Tom Rock Newsday 44% 60% 29% SEA 38 Christopher Gasper Boston Globe 29% 29% 29% SEA
39 FiveThirtyEight FiveThirtyEight 43% 57% 29% ARI 39 Teamrankings Teamrankings 29% 29% 29% ARI
40 Sean Leahy Boston Globe 39% 50% 29% 40 Vic Tafur SFGate 29% 14% 43% ARI
41 Dave Tuley ESPN 31% 33% 29% ARI 41 John Breech CBS 21% 0% 43% SEA
Average Home Road Average Home Road
51% 54% 49% 54% 52% 55%