Beating The Book with Gill Alexander

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).

December 30th:

(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

January 1st:

(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

 

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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).

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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).

December 28: 

(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

December 29:

(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

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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

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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).

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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).

December 23

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

December 24

10:40 Hawai'i Bowl - Fresno State v Houston

December 26

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

December 27

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

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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

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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 spate of injuries to key players, Andrews and Host Gill Alexander first give their thoughts on every game on the Week 15 slate for which lines are available, then segue into the sensation that is StoryTime. This week, Chris tells us a story about the good old days of casino survival and honor, when an entire company stayed afloat thanks to sleight of hand, on Monday's Beating The Book (December 11, 2017).

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It's the most wonderful time of the year. College Football Bowl season is here and we leave no stone unturned.  First, Host Gill Alexander reviews the fundamental tenets of Bowl season. Then, Preston Johnson of VSiN's "Call-in Pod" and Joe Lisi of GoForThe2.com uncover any betting edge in the lines. With 40 games in all prior to the National Championship, Part 1 tackles the first 11 matchups ranging from December 16th to December 22nd.  It's a a bonafide annual tradition, on this week's Beating The Book (December 11, 2017).

December 19

45:48 Cheribundi Tart Cherry Boca Raton Bowl - Akron v Florida Atlantic

December 20

48:23 DXL Frisco Bowl - SMU vs. Louisiana Tech

December 21

51:13 Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl - Temple vs. FIU

December 22

56:45 Bahamas Bowl - UAB vs. Ohio

1:00:37 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl - Central Michigan vs. Wyoming

 

 

 

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Everyone has a podcast nowadays, but make no mistake, this is the one that started it all and set the bar.  The NFL's flagship sports betting podcast series is once again in full effect with Host Gill AlexanderWagerTalk.com's Marco D'Angelo, and Vegas Runner, primed to break down another week of NFL lines. And, as always, a who's who of industry and handicapping experts join the fray. 2011 Hilton SuperContest champion Brady Kannon joins the roundtable for Week 14, breaking down the New England Patriots at Miami Dolphins, Baltimore Ravens at Pittsburgh Steelers, Dallas Cowboys at New York Giants, Philadelphia Eagles at Los Angeles Rams, Chicago Bears at Cincinnati Bengals, New Orleans Saints at Atlanta Falcons, and more matchups 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 7, 2017).

6:25 Patriots @ Dolphins

17:46 Ravens @ Steelers

29:27 Cowboys @ Giants

33:11 Eagles @ Rams

39:17 Bears @ Bengals

43:32 Saints @ Falcons

46:26 Final Two Questions

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