Wed, 17 January 2018
ClearDataSports’ Metrics Mike joins Host Gill Alexander in looking back at the NFL Divisional Round, and breaking down both the AFC Title Game (Jacksonville Jaguars at New England Patriots), and the NFC equivalent (Minnesota Vikings at Philadelphia Eagles). Of course, WagerTalk's Marco D'Angelo and the sports betting diaspora's Ace are here to give their Vegas perspective, as well. It's a Championship Round episode of Beating The Book (January 16, 2018).
6:20 Super Bowl LII Potential Lines/Matchups/Outcomes
9:59 Jaguars @ Patriots
32:08 Vikings @ Eagles
Thu, 11 January 2018
Warren Sharp of SharpFootballAnalysis.com, SharpFootballStats.com, and the Sharp Football Analysis Podcast joins Host Gill Alexander and offers up his thoughts on an array of topics, including what he believes is the stat getting the least attention in today’s NFL. Then, it's MegaPod time as Matthew Holt, COO at CG Analytics, Head Oddsmaker and Vice President of Business Development for CG Technology, returns to the pod alongside WagerTalk’s Marco D'Angelo and Ace to give insights on the Atlanta Falcons at Philadelphia Eagles, Tennessee Titans at New England Patriots, Jacksonville Jaguars at Pittsburgh Steelers, and New Orleans Saints at Minnesota Vikings. It's all on a supersized Thursday Divisional Round edition of Beating The Book (January 11, 2018).
1:19 Warren Sharp
14:10 Falcons @ Eagles
24:56 Titans @ Patriots
36:17 Jaguars @ Steelers
50:55 Saints @ Vikings
1:04:38 Final Two Questions
Thu, 4 January 2018
Making his annual NFL postseason appearance with Host Gill Alexander, now in both Sirius XM satellite radio form on “A Numbers Game” at VSiN and podcast form here, Aaron Schatz, Creator and Editor-in-Chief of Football Outsiders and Insider at ESPN.com offers up his thoughts on a host of topics, including his team to watch for betting value in next season’s futures markets, based on his advanced metrics. Then, it’s MegaPod time, as pioneer in predictive modeling in sports betting, Dr. Bob of DrBobSports.com joins Gill and show staples Marco D'Angelo of WagerTalk.com and Ace of the sports betting diaspora to analyze the Tennessee Titans at Kansas City Chiefs, Atlanta Falcons at LA Rams, Buffalo Bills at Jacksonville Jaguars, and Carolina Panthers at New Orleans Saints. It's all part of a supersized Wild Card edition on Thursday's Beating The Book (January 4, 2018).
1:24 Aaron Schatz
24:52 Titans @ Chiefs
35:23 Falcons @ Rams
45:58 Bills @ Jaguars
58:15 Panthers @ Saints
1:12:33 Final Two Questions
Thu, 28 December 2017
It's the most wonderful time of the year. College Football Bowl season is here and we leave no stone unturned. Preston Johnson of VSiN's "Call-in Pod" and Joe Lisi of GoForThe2.com uncover any and all betting edges in the lines. With 40 games in all prior to the National Championship, Part 4 finishes the last of the matchups on December 30th and New Years Day, including the college football playoff semifinals (Oklahoma v Georgia, Alabama v Clemson). It's a bonafide annual tradition, on this week's Beating The Book (December 28, 2017).
(4:20) TaxSlayer Bowl - Mississippi State vs Louisville
(9:20) Liberty Bowl - Memphis Bowl vs Iowa State
(16:30) Fiesta Bowl - Penn State vs Washington
(20:54) Orange Bowl - Miami vs Wisconsin
(30:10) Outback Bowl - South Carolina vs Michigan
(32:32) Peach Bowl - Auburn vs UCF
(35:40) Citrus Bowl - LSU vs Notre Dame
(39:00) Rose Bowl - Oklahoma vs Georgia
(42:42) Sugar Bowl - Clemson vs Alabama
Wed, 27 December 2017
South Point Hotel Casino Sportsbook Director Chris Andrews brings nearly 40 years of bookmaking experience to the table in this weekly series, designed to find an edge in the upcoming week's NFL betting lines. Going into a perennially squirrelly week 17, Andrews and Host Gill Alexander give their thoughts on every game on the slate for which lines are available, then segue into another edition of StoryTime. This week, Chris shares a story involving his uncle and a famous mobster. on Monday's Beating The Book (December 26, 2017).
Tue, 26 December 2017
It's the most wonderful time of the year. College Football Bowl season is here and we leave no stone unturned. Host Gill Alexander and Preston Johnson of VSiN's "Call-in Pod" uncover any and all betting edges in the lines. With 40 games in all prior to the National Championship, Part 3 tackles the next 9 matchups on December 28th and 29th. It's part 3 of a bonafide annual tradition, on this week's Beating The Book (December 26, 2017).
(4:10) Military Bowl - Navy vs Virginia
(8:35) Camping World Bowl - Oklahoma State vs Virginia Tech
(17:20) Alamo Bowl - TCU vs Stanford
(23:10) Holiday Bowl - Michigan State vs Washington State
(29:29) Belk Bowl - Texas A&M vs Wake Forest
(33:33) Sun Bowl - Arizona State vs NC State
(38:15) Music City Bowl - Northwestern vs Kentucky
(43:35) Arizona Bowl - Utah State vs New Mexico State
(46:20) Cotton Bowl - Ohio State vs USC
Thu, 21 December 2017
Known for their prowess in baseball over the years but now applying their same approach to the NFL and experiencing similar success, Metrics Mike from the analytics site ClearDataSports.com drops in on Host Gill Alexander, WagerTalk.com's Marco D'Angelo, and Ace to break down this coming weekend's NFL lines. Included on the docket are the Oakland Raiders at Philadelphia Eagles, Pittsburgh Steelers at Houston Texans, Indianapolis Colts at Baltimore Ravens, Minnesota Vikings at Green Bay Packers, LA Rams at Tennessee Titans, Detroit Lions at Cincinnati Bengals, Jacksonville Jaguars at San Francisco 49ers, and other matchups, as well, all approached from a handicapping perspective. Plus, which big favorite is most likely to lose outright and which game should you stay away from at all costs, on Thursday's Beating The Book (December 21, 2017).
5:18 Raiders @ Eagles
14:40 Steelers @ Texans
24:10 Colts @ Ravens
28:56 Vikings @ Packers
31:10 Rams @ Titans
35:08 Lions @ Bengals
38:26 Jaguars @ 49ers
41:55 Final Two Questions
Mon, 18 December 2017
South Point Hotel Casino Sportsbook Director Chris Andrews brings nearly 40 years of bookmaking experience to the table in this weekly series, designed to find an edge in the upcoming week's NFL betting lines. Off of a Week 15 of NFL play during which controversial calls took center stage and books lost on just about every teaser, Andrews and Host Gill Alexander give their thoughts on every game on the Week 16 slate for which lines are available, then segue into another edition of StoryTime. This week, Chris discusses a colorful money line parlay bettor from days gone by, on Monday's Beating The Book (December 18, 2017).
Mon, 18 December 2017
It's the most wonderful time of the year. College Football Bowl season is here and we leave no stone unturned. Host Gill Alexander and Preston Johnson of VSiN's "Call-in Pod" uncover any and all betting edges in the lines. With 40 games in all prior to the National Championship, Part 2 tackles the next 11 matchups ranging from December 23rd to December 27th. It's a a bonafide annual tradition, on this week's Beating The Book (December 18, 2017).
2:57 Birmingham Bowl - Texas Tech v South Florida
5:22 Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl - SDSU v Army
7:26 Dollar General Bowl - Appalachian State v Toledo
10:40 Hawai'i Bowl - Fresno State v Houston
16:16 Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl - Utah v West Virginia
19:49 Quick Lane Bowl - Duke v Northern Illinois
22:36 Cactus Bowl - Kansas State v UCLA
31:13 Walk-On's Independence Bowl - Southern Miss v FSU
35:13 New Era Pinstripe Bowl - Iowa v Boston College
41:30 Foster Farms Bowl - Arizona v Purdue
45:26 Academy Sports+Outdoors Texas Bowl - Texas v Missouri
Thu, 14 December 2017
The winner of more documented Top 10 handicapping achievement awards than anyone in the nation, Marc Lawrence of Playbook.com joins host Gill Alexander and show pillars Marco D'Angelo of WagerTalk.com and Ace of the sports betting diaspora to analyze the Atlanta Falcons at Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Dallas Cowboys at Oakland Raiders, Houston Texans at Jacksonville Jaguars, Philadelphia Eagles at the NY Giants, LA Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs, and more matchups from a handicapping perspective. Plus, the big favorite that's most likely to lose outright and the game you should steer clear of entirely, on Thursday's Beating The Book (December 14, 2017).
2:51 Falcons @ Buccaneers
10:50 Cowboys @ Raiders
24:10 Texans @ Jaguars
28:05 Eagles @ Giants
38:16 Chargers @ Chiefs
40:38 Final Two Questions