Week 17 Against the Spread Expert Picks: Buffalo Bills @ New England Patriots

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.

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

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

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Matchup Guides:

CAR @ ATL    CLE @ BAL    DAL @ WAS    IND @ TEN    JAX @ HOU    CHI @ MIN   NYJ @ MIA    SD @ KC
BUF @ NE     NO @ TB    PHI @ NYG    OAK @ DEN    DET @ GB    ARI @ SF    STL @ SEA    CIN @ PIT

 

Buffalo Bills @ New England Patriots
Rank Expert Affiliation Overall Home Road Pick Rank Expert Affiliation Overall Home Road Pick
1 Dave Tuley ESPN 100% 100% 100% 1 Kimberley A Martin Newsday 88% 100% 75%
2 Vic Tafur SFGate 68% 50% 86% NE 2 Michael Whitmer Boston Globe 80% 86% 75% BUF
3 Pickwatch Pickwatch 65% 50% 80% NE 3 David Moore DallasNews.com 68% 86% 50% NE
4 Brandon George DallasNews.com 61% 50% 71% BUF 4 Consensus Pick Pickwatch 79% 71% 88% NE
5 Tim Cowlishaw DallasNews.com 61% 50% 71% NE 5 Ben Volin Boston Globe 73% 71% 75% BUF
6 Rick Gosselin DallasNews.com 54% 38% 71% BUF 6 Christopher Gasper Boston Globe 67% 71% 63% BUF
7 Sean Leahy Boston Globe 55% 50% 60% 7 Jim McBride Boston Globe 67% 71% 63% NE
8 Numberfire Numberfire 66% 75% 57% NE 8 Craig Miller DallasNews.com 67% 71% 63% NE
9 Michael Whitmer Boston Globe 60% 63% 57% BUF 9 Ryan Wilson CBS 61% 71% 50% BUF
10 Bill Simmons Grantland 60% 63% 57% NE 10 FiveThirtyEight FiveThirtyEight 61% 71% 50% NE
11 Chase Keefer Las Vegas Sun 60% 63% 57% BUF 11 Walterfootball Walterfootball 61% 71% 50% NE
12 Teamrankings Teamrankings 60% 63% 57% NE 12 Dave Tuley ESPN 58% 67% 50%
13 Neil Greenberg Washington Post 60% 63% 57% NE 13 Sean Leahy Boston Globe 53% 67% 40%
14 Dave Richard CBS 54% 50% 57% BUF 14 Bob Glauber Newsday 61% 60% 63%
15 Kevin Sherrington DallasNews.com 54% 50% 57% NE 15 John Breech CBS 66% 57% 75% BUF
16 Frank Schwab Yahoo 54% 50% 57% NE 16 Shalise Young Boston Globe 60% 57% 63% NE
17 Jason La Canfora CBS 47% 38% 57% BUF 17 Jamey Eisenberg CBS 60% 57% 63% BUF
18 Dana Larson DallasNews.com 47% 38% 57% NE 18 John Boell Newsday 60% 57% 63% NE
19 Mario Mergola XNSports/AOL 65% 88% 43% NE 19 Jason La Canfora CBS 54% 57% 50% BUF
20 FiveThirtyEight FiveThirtyEight 59% 75% 43% NE 20 Tim Cowlishaw DallasNews.com 54% 57% 50% NE
21 Ryan Wilson CBS 53% 63% 43% BUF 21 Numberfire Numberfire 54% 57% 50% NE
22 David Moore DallasNews.com 53% 63% 43% NE 22 Will Brinson CBS 47% 57% 38% BUF
23 Newy Scruggs DallasNews.com 53% 63% 43% NE 23 Bill Simmons Grantland 41% 57% 25% NE
24 Craig Miller DallasNews.com 46% 50% 43% NE 24 Dana Larson DallasNews.com 71% 43% 100% NE
25 Shalise Young Boston Globe 40% 38% 43% NE 25 Pickwatch Pickwatch 71% 43% 100% NE
26 John Breech CBS 40% 38% 43% BUF 26 Rainer Sabin DallasNews.com 65% 43% 88% BUF
27 Rainer Sabin DallasNews.com 40% 38% 43% BUF 27 Mario Mergola XNSports/AOL 59% 43% 75% NE
28 Jamey Eisenberg CBS 52% 75% 29% BUF 28 Josh Katzowitz CBS 53% 43% 63% NE
29 Walterfootball Walterfootball 52% 75% 29% NE 29 Pete Prisco CBS 53% 43% 63% BUF
30 Christopher Gasper Boston Globe 46% 63% 29% BUF 30 Brandon George DallasNews.com 53% 43% 63% BUF
31 Josh Katzowitz CBS 46% 63% 29% NE 31 Kevin Sherrington DallasNews.com 46% 43% 50% NE
32 Pete Prisco CBS 46% 63% 29% BUF 32 Neil Greenberg Washington Post 46% 43% 50% NE
33 Will Brinson CBS 46% 63% 29% BUF 33 Dave Richard CBS 40% 43% 38% BUF
34 Consensus Pick Pickwatch 46% 63% 29% NE 34 Newy Scruggs DallasNews.com 40% 43% 38% NE
35 Ben Volin Boston Globe 39% 50% 29% BUF 35 Chase Keefer Las Vegas Sun 40% 43% 38% BUF
36 Jim McBride Boston Globe 39% 50% 29% NE 36 Teamrankings Teamrankings 40% 43% 38% NE
37 Bob Glauber Newsday 44% 71% 17% 37 Rick Gosselin DallasNews.com 34% 43% 25% BUF
38 John Boell Newsday 33% 50% 17% NE 38 Tom Rock Newsday 45% 40% 50%
39 Kimberley A Martin Newsday 23% 29% 17% 39 Frank Schwab Yahoo 42% 33% 50% NE
40 Tom Rock Newsday 23% 29% 17% 40 Sam Farmer LA Times 39% 29% 50% BUF
41 Sam Farmer LA Times 31% 63% 0% BUF 41 Vic Tafur SFGate 27% 17% 38% NE
Average Home Road Average Home Road
51% 56% 46% 56% 55% 57%

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