Beating The Book with Gill Alexander (podcast)

Lorded over by the OG of podcasting, Gill Alexander, Brady Kannon, member of 2011 SuperContest champion, Sans Souci, returns to the pod alongside WagerTalk’s Marco D'Angelo and Ace to give insights on the New Orleans Saints at Carolina Panthers, Philadelphia Eagles at Los Angeles Rams, Seattle Seahawks at San Francisco 49ers, Arizona Cardinals at Atlanta Falcons, and New England Patriots at Pittsburgh Steelers. Plus, thoughts on a potentially great Thursday night matchup between the Los Angeles Chargers and Kansas City Chiefs, which big favorite is most likely to lose outright, and which game you should steer clear of at all costs, on Thursday's Beating The Book (December 13, 2018).

 

2:25 Saints @ Panthers

15:05 Eagles @ Rams

28:40 Seahawks @ 49ers

30:50 Cardinals @ Falcons

39:05 Patriots @ Steelers

48:00 Chargers @ Chiefs

55:00 Final Two Questions

 

And, it's finally here. The NFL handicapping contest that Gill has alluded to for years and discusses on today's show...

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“The Bettor Life” podcast host Tim Lawson makes his debut on the MegaPod with Host Gill AlexanderWagerTalk.com's Marco D'Angelo, and Ace, this week addressing Week 14 NFL matchups, including the Minnesota Vikings at Seattle Seahawks, Los Angeles Rams at Chicago Bears, New Orleans Saints at Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and Detroit Lions at Arizona Cardinals. Plus, thoughts on Thursday night’s matchup between the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans, which big favorite is most likely to lose outright, and which game you should steer clear of at all costs, on Thursday's Beating The Book (December 6, 2018).

6:25 Vikings @ Seahawks

25:00 Rams @ Bears

33:22 Saints @ Buccaneers

40:35 Lions @ Cardinals

45:48 Jaguars @ Titans

50:37 Final Two Questions

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:32pm EST

The NFL sports betting podcast series that started it all checks in with Host Gill AlexanderWagerTalk.com's Marco D'Angelo, and Ace, this week bringing back pro bettor Teddy Covers (Sevransky) for the Week 13 roundtable.  The quartet gets feisty with each other once again, and break down the Washington Redskins at Philadelphia Eagles, Los Angeles Chargers at Pittsburgh Steelers, Baltimore Ravens at Atlanta Falcons, Indianapolis Colts at Jacksonville Jaguars, and Carolina Panthers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Plus, thoughts on a stellar Thursday night matchup between the New Orleans Saints and Dallas Cowboys, which big favorite is most likely to lose outright, and which game you should steer clear of at all costs, on Thursday's Beating The Book (November 29, 2018).

 

3:37 Redskins @ Eagles

14:24 Chargers @ Steelers

28:29 Ravens @ Falcons

33:28 Colts @ Jaguars

38:11 Panthers @ Buccaneers

44:05 Saints @ Cowboys

52:03 Final Two Questions

 

And, it's finally here. The NFL handicapping contest that Gill has alluded to for years and discusses on today's show...

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The NFL's pioneering sports betting podcast series crew breaks down Week 11 lines, as Host Gill AlexanderWagerTalk.com's Marco D'Angelo, and — now out of the sports betting diaspora — Ace, welcome back Ed Feng, the creator of the advanced analytics site, The Power Rank, to break down the Kansas City Chiefs at Los Angeles Rams, Minnesota Vikings at Chicago Bears, Carolina Panthers at Detroit Lions, and Denver Broncos at Los Angeles Chargers. Plus, thoughts on a stellar Thursday night matchup between the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks, which big favorite is most likely to lose outright, and which game you should steer clear of at all costs, on Thursday's Beating The Book (November 15, 2018).

8:16 Chiefs @ Rams

24:53 Vikings @ Bears

35:06 Panthers @ Lions

39:41 Broncos @ Chargers

37:19 & 44:46 Packers @ Seahawks

46:43 Final Two Questions

 

And, it's finally here. The NFL handicapping contest that Gill has alluded to for years and discusses on today's show...

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:11pm EST

Over 20 years in sports broadcasting and hosting sports talk radio, now hosting SportsXradio via 720 KDWN in Las Vegas, Ken Thomson makes his first ever appearance on the pod with Host Gill Alexander and staples Marco D’Angelo and Ace, as the crew breaks down the New York Giants at San Francisco 49ers, Dallas Cowboys at Philadelphia Eagles, New England Patriots at Tennessee Titans, Detroit Lions at Chicago Bears, and New Orleans Saints at Cincinnati Bengals. Plus, thoughts on a stellar Thursday night matchup between the Carolina Panthers and Pittsburgh Steelers, which big favorite is most likely to lose outright, and which game you should steer clear of at all costs, on Thursday's Beating The Book (November 8, 2018).

 

4:34 Giants @ Niners

12:30 Cowboys @ Eagles

24:17 Patriots @ Titans

28:43 Lions @ Bears

32:08 Saints @ Bengals

36:41 Panthers @ Steelers

46:40 Final Two Questions

 

And, it's finally here. The NFL handicapping contest that Gill has alluded to for years and discusses on today's show...

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:08pm EST

Runner-up in no fewer than 5 Las Vegas handicapping contest finals, Bryan Leonard drops in again on Host Gill Alexander and staples Marco D’Angelo and Ace, the quartet breaks down the Tennessee Titans at Dallas Cowboys, Green Bay Packers at New England Patriots, Houston Texans at Denver Broncos, Los Angeles Rams at New Orleans Saints, Los Angeles Chargers at Seattle Seahawks, and Pittsburgh Steelers at Baltimore Ravens. Plus, thoughts on the Thursday night battle of the Bay between the Oakland Raiders and San Francisco 49ers, which big favorite is most likely to lose outright, and which game you should steer clear of at all costs, on Thursday's Beating The Book (November 1, 2018).

 

4:53 Titans @ Cowboys

18:55 Packers @ Patriots

32:29 Texans @ Broncos

36:38 Rams @ Saints

39:49 Alabama @ LSU

43:02 Chargers @ Seahawks

47:04 Steelers @ Ravens

50:07 Raiders @ 49ers

54:49 Final Two Questions

 

And, it's finally here. The NFL handicapping contest that Gill has alluded to for years and discusses on today's show...

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:45pm EST

Host of the morning show, “Joe, Lo, and Dibs”, at 95.7 The Game in San Francisco and Covers.com’s “The Sharp 600” podcast, Joe Fortenbaugh returns to the pod he frequented quite often in more simple times.  Alongside Host Gill Alexander and staples Marco D’Angelo and Ace, the quartet breaks down the New England Patriots at Buffalo Bills, New Orleans Saints at Minnesota Vikings, Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Cincinnati Bengals, San Francisco 49ers @ Arizona Cardinals, and Philadelphia Eagles @ Jacksonville Jaguars. Plus, thoughts on the Thursday night tilt between the Miami Dolphins at Houston Texans, which big favorite is most likely to lose outright, and which game you should steer clear of at all costs, on Thursday's Beating The Book (October 25, 2018).

 

6:05 Patriots @ Bills

15:21 Saints @ Vikings

31:37 Buccaneers @ Bengals

34:38 49ers @ Cardinals

38:09 Eagles @ Jaguars

45:42 Dolphins @ Texans

46:36 Final Two Questions

 

And, it's finally here. The NFL handicapping contest that Gill has alluded to for years and discusses on today's show...

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:16pm EST

Already having won the Wynn Eliminator Contest ($100,000), Palms Contest in 2011, and Station Casinos Last Man Standing College Football Contest in 2016, Las Vegas Cris drops in on Host Gill Alexander, WagerTalk.com's Marco D'Angelo, and Ace to break down this coming weekend's NFL lines.  On today’s docket: the New York Giants at Atlanta Falcons, Cincinnati Bengals at Kansas City Chiefs, New England Patriots at Chicago Bears, Dallas Cowboys @ Washington Redskins, Minnesota Vikings @ New York Jets, Denver Broncos at Arizona Cardinals, and other matchups, as well, all through a handicapping lens.  Plus, which big favorite is most likely to lose outright and which game should you steer clear of entirely, on Thursday's Beating The Book (October 18, 2018).

 

6:46 Giants @ Falcons

16:43 Bengals @ Chiefs

32:35 Patriots @ Bears

35:17 Cowboys @ Redskins

39:09 Vikings @ Jets

42:58 Broncos @ Cardinals

47:51 Final Two Questions

 

And, it's finally here. The NFL handicapping contest that Gill has alluded to for years and discusses on today's show...

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:37pm EST

A pioneer in predictive modeling in sports betting, Dr. Bob of DrBobSports.com, joins host Gill Alexander and show staples Marco D'Angelo of WagerTalk.com and Ace of the sports betting diaspora to analyze the San Francisco 49ers at Green Bay Packers, Kansas City Chiefs at New England, Carolina Panthers at Washington Redskins, Los Angeles Chargers @ Cleveland Browns, Philadelphia Eagles at New York Giants, and other matchups, as well, all through a handicapping lens.  Plus, which big favorite is most likely to lose outright and which game should you steer clear of entirely, on Thursday's Beating The Book (October 11, 2018).

 

3:21 49ers @ Packers

10:33 Chiefs @ Patriots

26:00 Buccaneers @ Falcons

31:59 Panthers @ Redskins

35:24 Chargers @ Browns

41:42 Eagles @ Giants

45:23 Final Two Questions

 

And, it's finally here. The NFL handicapping contest that Gill has alluded to for years and discusses on today's show...

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:04pm EST

Making his Beating The Book podcast debut, the legendary Big Al McMordie joins host Gill Alexander and show pillars Marco D'Angelo of WagerTalk.com and Ace (now out of the sports betting diaspora) to break down the Washington Redskins at New Orleans Saints, Dallas Cowboys at Houston Texans, Los Angeles Rams at Seattle Seahawks, Tennessee Titans at Buffalo Bills, Miami Dolphins @ Cincinnati Bengals, Indianapolis Colts at New England Patriots, and other matchups, as well, all through a handicapping lens.  Plus, which big favorite is most likely to lose outright and which game should you steer clear of at all costs, on Thursday's Beating The Book (October 4, 2018).

 

3:15 Redskins @ Saints

11:59 Cowboys @ Texans

21:44 Rams @ Seahawks

26:44 Titans @ Bills

28:27 Dolphins @ Bengals

32:42 Colts @ Patriots

40:11 Final Two Questions

 

And, it's finally here. The NFL handicapping contest that Gill has alluded to for years and discusses on today's show...

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:09pm EST

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 (now out of the sports betting diaspora) to analyze the Kansas City Chiefs at Denver Broncos, Baltimore Ravens at Pittsburgh Steelers, Detroit Lions at Dallas Cowboys, New Orleans Saints at New York Giants, Minnesota Vikings at Los Angeles Rams, 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 (September 27, 2018).

 

4:45 Chiefs @ Broncos

13:00 Ravens @ Steelers

28:05 Lions @ Cowboys

30:50 Saints @ Giants

39:00 Vikings @ Rams

42:55 Final Two Questions

 

And, it's finally here. The NFL handicapping contest that Gill has alluded to for years and discusses on today's show...

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 6:37pm EST

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 AlexanderWagerTalk.com's Marco D'Angelo, and Ace to break down this coming weekend's NFL lines.  Included on the docket are the Pittsburgh Steelers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers, New England Patriots at Detroit Lions, San Francisco 49ers at Kansas City Chiefs, Green Bay Packers at Washington Redskins, New York Jets at Cleveland Browns, 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 (September 20, 2018).

3:11 Steelers @ Buccaneers

15:35 Patriots @ Lions

27:49 49ers @ Chiefs

34:05 Packers @ Redskins

40:47 49ers @ Chiefs

45:42 Jets @ Browns

50:29 Final Two Questions

 

And, it's finally here. The NFL handicapping contest that Gill has alluded to for years and discusses on today's show...

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:12pm EST

After more than a year’s absence, in part justified by co-founding the stock market-like exchange for bettors, THESCOREX, EVBettor returns to the pod alongside WagerTalk’s Marco D'Angelo and Ace to give insights on the Seattle Seahawks at Chicago Bears, New York Giants at Dallas Cowboys, and Kansas City Chiefs at Pittsburgh Steelers. Plus, the Thursday night game between the Baltimore Ravens at Cincinnati Bengals is analyzed, as is the big favorite on the slate that’s most likely to lose outright, and which game you should stay away from at all costs. It's all on this week’s edition of Beating The Book (September 13, 2018).

 

5:32 Seahawks @ Bears

17:14 Giants @ Cowboys

29:31 Chiefs @ Steelers

43:42 Ravens @ Bengals

48:14 Final Two Questions

 

And, it's finally here. The NFL handicapping contest that Gill has alluded to for years and discusses on today's show...

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Lorded over by the OG of podcasting, Gill Alexander, it’s Season 8 (Season 8!!) of the MegaPod as Brady Kannon, member of 2011 SuperContest champion, Sans Souci, returns to the pod alongside WagerTalk’s Marco D'Angelo and Ace to give insights on the NY Jets at Detroit Lions, Los Angeles Rams at Oakland Raiders, Chicago Bears at Green Bay Packers, Cincinnati Bengals at Indianapolis Colts, Pittsburgh Steelers at Cleveland Browns, and Dallas Cowboys at Carolina Panthers.  Plus, the Thursday night game between the Atlanta Falcons at Philadelphia Eagles is discussed, as is the big favorite on the slate that’s most likely to lose outright, and which game you should stay away from at all costs. It's all on the inaugural 2018 edition of Beating The Book (September 6, 2018).

4:45 Jets @ Lions

15:01 Rams @ Raiders

26:41 Bears @ Packers

38:15 Bengals @ Colts

44:10 Steelers @ Browns

48:06 Cowboys @ Panthers 

52:12 Falcons @ Eagles

54:37 Final Two Questions

And, it's finally here. The NFL handicapping contest that Gill has alluded to for years and discusses on today's show...

https://blog.thescorex.com/nfl-contest-free/

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First, host Gill Alexander gives his picks for the 2018 World Cup, including his pick for Golden Boot winner. Then, Laurie Shaw from Eighty Five Points shares which teams have value in the group stage according to his data. Finally, Dave Tindall breaks down his formula for what makes a U.S. Open champion and which golfer fits that criteria this year. (June 13, 2018).

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Peter Fornatale of the Daily Racing Form podcast, Marco D'Angelo of WagerTalk, and Ron Flatter of VSiN join host Gill Alexander to handicap the third leg of the Triple Crown as Justify attempts to make history.  Then Pete Fiutak of CollegeFootballNews.com talks college football season win totals, on Thursday's Beating The Book (June 7, 2018).

 

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Pro football analytics expert Warren Sharp joins Host Gill Alexander to examine NFL strength of schedule now that NFL Season Win Totals are out, and offers up a couple bets in that market, on Thursday’s Beating The Book (May 10, 2018).

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 7:03pm EST

Host Gill Alexander and Sharp Football Analysis and Sharp Football Stats creator, Warren Sharp, break down strength of schedule for the upcoming NFL season from both offensive and defensive perspectives.  It’s the antidote to lazy mainstream media analysis of strength of schedule.  Then, College Football News creator Pete Fiutak joins us to go over the NFL draft props that Gill pounced on at release, on Tuesday's Beating The Book (April 23, 2018).

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And so, it comes to this.  Before the Philadelphia Eagles take on the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota, enjoy the final NFL MegaPod of the season, replete with game and prop analysis. 2011 Hilton SuperContest winner, Brady Kannon (Sans Souci), joins Host Gill Alexander, WagerTalk.com's Marco DAngelo, and Ace to give insight from behind the book on game and props betting behavior, while the panel breaks down the game itself and offers up what it sees as the best value on the board among Super Bowl game-related proposition wagers.  For the non-Vegas bettors, Gill offers thoughts on the most exploitable novelty props on the board, as well.  There's something for everyone, on Wednesday's Beating The Book (January 31, 2018).

 

4:34 Super Bowl LII Eagles v Patriots

27:37 Super Bowl Game/Cross Sport Props

42:26 Exotic Props (offshore)

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ClearDataSportsMetrics 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

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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

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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

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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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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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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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He hosts the morning show, “Joe, Lo, and Dibs”, at 95.7 The Game in San Francisco, but more germane to our cause, hosts Covers.com’s “The Sharp 600” podcast.  It’s Joe Fortenbaugh, the Remix, returning to the pod he frequented quite often in more simple times, only taking 10 weeks to reappear this time around.  Alongside Host Gill Alexander and staples Marco D’Angelo and Ace, the quartet breaks down the Pittsburgh Steelers at Cincinnati Bengals, Philadelphia Eagles at Seattle Seahawks, New England Patriots at Buffalo Bills, San Francisco 49ers at Chicago Bears, Minnesota Vikings at Atlanta Falcons, and more.  Plus, the Thursday night tilt between the Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys, which big favorite is most likely to lose outright, and which game you should steer clear of at all costs, on Thursday's Beating The Book (November 30, 2017).

3:21 Steelers @ Benglas

12:48 Eagles @ Seahawks

26:01 Patriots @ Bills

29:29 49ers @ Bears 

33:04 Vikings @ Falcons

38:25 Redskins @ Cowboys

45:39 Final Two Questions

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The NFL's pioneering sports betting podcast series panel breaks down Week 11 lines, as Host Gill Alexander, WagerTalk’s Marco D'Angelo, and the sports betting diaspora’s Ace welcome back Ed Feng, the creator of the advanced analytics site, The Power Rank, to analyze the Kansas City Chiefs at New York Giants, Arizona Cardinals at Houston Texans, Buffalo Bills at San Diego Chargers, Philadelphia Eagles at Dallas Cowboys, Atlanta Falcons at Seattle Seahawks, Tennessee Titans at Pittsburgh Steelers, 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 (November 16, 2017).

2:55-12:01 Falcons @ Seahawks

12:02-23:11 Eagles @ Cowboys

23:54-28:01 Chiefs @ Giants

28:02-31:31 Bills @ Chargers

31:32-35:34 Cardinals @ Texans

35:35-38:21 Titans @ Steelers

39:36-40:28 Rams @ Vikings

40:29 Final Two Questions

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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 AlexanderWagerTalk.com's Marco D'Angelo, and Ace to break down this coming weekend's NFL lines.  Included on the docket are the Seattle Seahawks at Arizona Cardinals, Houston Texans at LA Rams, Cleveland Browns at Detroit Lions, New Orleans at Buffalo Bills, New England Patriots at Denver Broncos, Miami Dolphins at Carolina Panthers, 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 (November 9, 2017).

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The band is back together again.  With an eye on Week 9 NFL lines, Host Gill AlexanderWagerTalk.com's Marco D'Angelo, and Ace welcome back pod favorite and friend, 2004 Hilton SuperContest co-champion Johnny Detroit, to extract value from the Denver Broncos at Philadelphia Eagles, Baltimore Ravens at New York Jets, Kansas City Chiefs at Dallas Cowboys, Buffalo Bills at New York Jets, Oakland Raiders at Miami Dolphins, Detroit Lions at Green Bay Packers, 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 (November 2, 2017).

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COO at CG Analytics, Head Oddsmaker, and Vice President of Business Development for CG Technology, Matthew Holt joins host Gill Alexander and show stalwarts Marco D'Angelo of WagerTalk and Ace of the sports betting diaspora to analyze the Denver Broncos at Kansas City Chiefs, Pittsburgh Steelers at Detroit Lions, Dallas Cowboys at Washington Redskins, Carolina Panthers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Los Angeles Chargers at New England Patriots, Miami Dolphins at Baltimore Ravens, and more matchups from a handicapping perspective.  Plus, how CG creates their summertime lines for each game of the upcoming NFL season, 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 (October 26, 2017).

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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 Jacksonville Jaguars at Indianapolis Colts, Denver Broncos at Los Angeles Chargers, Atlanta Falcons at New England Patriots, Washington Redskins at Philadelphia Eagles, Oakland Raiders 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 (October 19, 2017).

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A pioneer in predictive modeling in sports betting, Dr. Bob of DrBobSports.com, joins host Gill Alexander and show staples Marco D'Angelo of WagerTalk.com and Ace of the sports betting diaspora to analyze the Indianapolis Colts at Tennessee Titans, NY Giants at Denver Broncos, Green Bay Packers at Minnesota Vikings, Cleveland Browns at Houston Texans, Pittsburgh Steelers at Kansas City Chiefs, Philadelphia Eagles at Carolina Panthers, 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 (October 12, 2017).

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The NFL's pioneering sports betting podcast series panel breaks down Week 5 lines, as Host Gill AlexanderWagerTalk.com's Marco D'Angelo, and the sports betting diaspora’s Ace welcome back Ed Feng, the creator of the advanced analytics site, The Power Rank, to analyze the Minnesota Vikings at Chicago Bears, Kansas City Chiefs at Houston Texans, Buffalo Bills at Cincinnati Bengals, San Diego Chargers at New York Giants, Green Bay Packers at Dallas Cowboys, Seattle Seahawks at Los Angeles Rams, New England Patriots at Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 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 (October 5, 2017).

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2016 reigning Westgate SuperContest champion Damon Graham hangs out for the first time with Host Gill AlexanderWagerTalk.com's Marco D'Angelo, and Vegas Runner, primed to break down Week 4 NFL lines. Graham, a Starbucks barista at the time of his huge haul, shares his unique story of winning north of $900,000, then joins the roundtable to break down the Washington Redskins at Kansas City Chiefs, Indianapolis Colts at Seattle Seahawks, Buffalo Bills at Atlanta Falcons, Philadelphia Eagles at San Diego Chargers, Carolina Panthers at New England Patriots, and more matchups from a handicapping perspective.  Plus, the Thursday night game between the Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers is discussed, as is the big favorite on the slate that’s most likely to lose outright, and which game you should stay away from at all costs, on Thursday's Beating The Book (September 28, 2017).

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He hosts the morning show, “Joe, Lo, & Dibs”, at 95.7 The Game in San Francisco, but more germane to our purposes, hosts Covers.com’s “The Sharp 600” podcast, Joe Fortenbaugh returns to the pod he frequented quite often in more simple times.  Alongside Host Gill Alexander and staples Marco D’Angelo and Vegas Runner, the quartet breaks down the Dallas Cowboys at Arizona Cardinals, Oakland Raiders at Washington Redskins, Denver Broncos at Buffalo Bills, Kansas City Chiefs at San Diego Chargers, Seattle Seahawks at Tennessee Titans, and more.  Plus, the Thursday night tilt between the Los Angeles Rams and San Francisco 49ers, which big favorite is most likely to lose outright, and which game you should steer clear of at all costs, on Thursday's Beating The Book (September 21, 2017).

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Already having won the Wynn Eliminator Contest ($100,000) and Palms Contest in 2011, and now defending champion in the Station Casinos Last Man Standing ContestLas Vegas Cris drops in on Host Gill AlexanderWagerTalk.com's Marco D'Angelo, and Vegas Runner to break down this coming weekend's NFL lines.  Included on the docket are the Detroit Lions at New York Giants, Green Bay Packers at Atlanta Falcons, Arizona Cardinals at Indianapolis Colts, Dallas Cowboys at Denver Broncos, Minnesota Vikings at Pittsburgh Steelers, and other matchups, as well, all approached from a handicapping perspective.  Plus, the Thursday night tilt between the Houston Texans and Cincinnati Bengals, 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 (September 14, 2017).

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They’re back for Year Seven.  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 season of NFL lines.  And, as always, a who's who of industry and handicapping experts will join the fray on a weekly basis, as well.  2011 SuperContest champion Brady Kannon joins the roundtable for Week 1, breaking down the Los Angeles Chargers at Denver Broncos, New Orleans Saints at Minnesota Vikings, New York Giants at Dallas Cowboys, Arizona Cardinals at Detroit Lions, Seattle Seahawks at Green Bay Packers, Atlanta Falcons at Chicago Bears, 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 (September 7, 2017).

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ESPN College GameDay’s “The Bear”, Chris Fallica joins Gill Alexander for another in their series of chats to give his thoughts on College Football Season Win Totals.  Then, sabermetrician, Basewinner, and Gill break down the most and least profitable money line clubs in baseball (home/road splits), the best and worst run line clubs, the clubs with the biggest difference between their money line and run line performances, the most reliable totals umpires, the best and worst first 5 inning teams in terms of run production and prevention, and the most and least reliable 1st inning clubs as seen through the prism of scoring percentage.  Plus, proprietary betting stats on the best and worst 5 inning clubs and pitchers are included, as are numbers that you won’t find anywhere else on 1st inning pitching performers, all designed to inform your MLB derivative wagers, on Monday's Beating The Book (July 3, 2017).

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ESPN College GameDay’s “The Bear”, Chris Fallica joins Gill Alexander to give his thoughts on the College Football Week 1 lines and Games of the Year that catch his eye.  Plus, author of ESPN’s classic segment, “Tale of the Tape”, Nick Bakay stops by for chat and shares a story about running into his childhood idol, the since tarnished OJ Simpson.  Then, host of the Ringer’s NBA Podcast, Chris Vernon, turns the tables on Gill and asks him if and how he’ll hedge his position on the Warriors 16-0 prop. It’s all on Thursday’s Beating The Book (June 9, 2017). 

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This one is super-sized.  Host Gill Alexander first welcomes the founder of Football Outsiders, Aaron Schatz, for analytics based insight to NFL season win totals.  Then, sabermetrician, Basewinner, and Gill break down the most and least profitable money line clubs in baseball (home/road splits), the best and worst run line clubs, the clubs with the biggest difference between their money line and run line performances, the most reliable totals umpires, the best and worst first 5 inning teams in terms of run production and prevention, and the most and least reliable 1st inning clubs as seen through the prism of scoring percentage.  Plus, proprietary betting stats on the best and worst 5 inning clubs and pitchers are included, as are numbers that you won’t find anywhere else on 1st inning pitching performers, all designed to inform your MLB derivative wagers  And finally, ESPN Chalk’s Joe Peta examines MLB Q1 pricing juxtaposed against the MLB season win totals market, on Thursday's Beating The Book (May 25, 2017).

 

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Host Gill Alexander and Sharp Football Analysis and Sharp Football Stats creator, Warren Sharp, break down strength of schedule for the upcoming NFL season through the prism of both offensive and defensive perspectives.  It’s the antidote to lazy mainstream media analysis of strength of schedule.  Then, Marco D'Angelo of WagerTalk, the Vegas Stats & Information Network’s Vinny Magliulo, ESPN’s Chris Fallica, the Daily Racing Form’s Peter Fornatale, and Southpoint Sportsbook Director and VSiN’s Chris Andrews, break down the second leg of the Triple Crown, on Thursday's Beating The Book (May 18, 2017).

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It’s super-sized.  Ron Flatter of the Vegas Stats & Information Network gives his Kentucky Derby Championship Formula, narrowing the list of potential winners to five horses in the process.  Then, horse racing expert Marco D'Angelo (he who called the Derby win of 30-1 shot Animal Kingdom six years ago) of WagerTalk and VSiN’s Vinny Magliulo break down the race, all culminating with racing aficionado and Southpoint Sportsbook Director Chris Andrews, ESPN’s Chris Fallica (who had Orb in 2013 at 125-1), and Daily Racing Form Podcast Host Peter T. Fornatale dropping in on Host Gill Alexander for this annual extensive Kentucky Derby roundtable preview, isolating the horses in this year's Run for the Roses that form the group on which bets will be made come the first Saturday in May.  Kentucky Oaks picks are included, as well, on Thursday's Beating The Book (May 4, 2017).

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Brent Musburger joins Host Gill Alexander to share stories and perspective from his career in sports broadcasting, including from his days at the NFL Today involving, among others, of course, Jimmy “The Greek” Snyder.  Also, Brent details some of his encounters with Howard Cosell, the valuable baseball card(s) he owns, his thoughts on the sports betting landscape, and even insight to that night when Eminem showed up in the ABC College Football booth. Recorded over a span of several weeks in the VSiN studios at the South Point Hotel Casino in Las Vegas where both Brent and Gill host shows for the Vegas Stats & Information Network (Sirius Channel 215 XM Channel 204) these exchanges are now provided in podcast form for the very first time, on a special edition of Beating The Book (April 18, 2017).

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Joe Peta, author of "Trading Bases, a Story About Wall Street, Gambling, and Baseball* (*) Not necessarily in that order” and writer for Chalk at ESPN.com takes a break from his actual job crunching numbers and joins Host Gill Alexander for another in a long line of appearances on the pod, this time with an exclusive preview of his 2017 National League and American League Season win totals best bets.  Then, fantasy baseball geeks (and baseball bettors), it's time.  No one has podcasted more extensively on starting pitching throughout MLB heading into your 2017 fantasy draft or auction than FanGraphs writer and podcast host, Paul Sporer (RotoWire, MLB Network).  He sits down and chats with Host Gill Alexander about some of the most overvalued and undervalued starters in the majors, headed into Opening Day 2017. It's information that directly applies to fantasy, but converts beautifully to betting value, as well.  It's baseball nirvana once again, plus a little bookmaking with MGM Resorts International VP of Race & Sports, Jay Rood, all on Wednesday's Beating The Book (March 29, 2017).

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We've got the madness covered like no one else.  Peter Keating, Senior Writer at ESPN The Magazine, joins Host Gill Alexander and does what he does best, isolating the best Giant Killer candidates in this week's NCAA Men's College Basketball Tournament.  Plus, VSiN’s Matt Youmans and Jonathan von Tobel analyze each first round matchup through an ATS prism, while Adam Stanco of the Pac 12 Network gives his thoughts on the 32 teams you should advance to Round 2 in your brackets.  It's our annual March Madness edition on Tuesday's Beating The Book (March 14, 2017).

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And so, it comes to this.  Before the Atlanta Falcons take on the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LI at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas, enjoy the final NFL MegaPod of the season, replete with game and prop analysis. MGM Resorts International VP of Race & Sports, Jay Rood, joins Host Gill Alexander, WagerTalk.com's Marco DAngelo, and Ace to give insight from behind the book on game and props betting behavior, while the panel breaks down the game itself and offers up what it sees as the best value on the board among Super Bowl game-related proposition wagers.  For the non-Vegas bettors, Gill offers thoughts on the most exploitable novelty props on the board, as well.  There's something for everyone, on Tuesday's Beating The Book (January 31, 2017).

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It's the only non-sports betting episode of the calendar year, but for some, it's the most anticipated.  If you're planning a trip to Vegas, let this be your guide.  Host Gill Alexander, Marco D'Angelo, and man about town, Ace, take off their handicapping hats and are joined by Marc Meltzer of Covers.com and a variety of Vegas websites to discuss the best Steakhouses, Sportsbooks, Nightclubs, and Strip Clubs in Las Vegas.  The Super Bowl's not for awhile.  In the meantime, enjoy a man's guide to Sin City, on Wednesday's Beating The Book (January 25, 2017). 

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Half of the Massey-Peabody Analytics team and ESPN Predictive Analytics expert, as well, Rufus Peabody joins Host Gill Alexander in breaking down both the NFC Title Game (Green Bay Packers at Atlanta Falcons), and the AFC equivalent (Pittsburgh Steelers at New England Patriots).  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 19, 2017). 

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Warren Sharp of Sharp Football Analysis and the Sharp Football Analysis Podcast joins Host Gill Alexander and offers up his thoughts on an array of topics, including whether the new extra point rules in the NFL have had an impact on the key betting number of 7, and what some of the most commonly and falsely promulgated narratives are in today’s NFL. Then, it's MegaPod panel time as EV Bettor of Dr. Bob Sports and his gaudy 71% ATS record on NFL sides this season returns to the panel alongside WagerTalk’s Marco D'Angelo and Vegas Runner to give insights on the Seattle Seahawks at Atlanta Falcons, Houston Texans at New England PatriotsPittsburgh Steelers at Kansas City Chiefs, and Green Bay Packers at Dallas Cowboys.  It's all on a supersized Thursday Divisional Round edition of Beating The Book (January 12, 2017).

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Making his annual NFL postseason appearance on the pod, Aaron Schatz, Creator and Editor-in-Chief of Football Outsiders and Insider at ESPN.com, joins Host Gill Alexander and offers up his thoughts on a host of topics, including his under-the-radar team to watch for betting value next season, based on his advanced metrics.  Then, it's MegaPod panel time as South Point Hotel Casino Sportsbook Director Chris Andrews is a fish out of water, returning to the roundtable for the first time in a few years alongside WagerTalk.com's Marco D'Angelo and Vegas Runner to give insights on the Oakland Raiders at Houston Texans, Detroit Lions at Seattle Seahawks, Miami Dolphins at Pittsburgh Steelers, and New York Giants at Green Bay Packers.  Plus, Story Time, to boot. It's all on a supersized Wednesday Wild Card edition of Beating The Book (January 4, 2017).

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Already having won the Wynn Eliminator Contest ($100,000) and Palms Contest in 2011, and now adding to it the win in the Station Casinos Last Man Standing ContestLas Vegas Cris drops in on Host Gill AlexanderWagerTalk.com's Marco D'Angelo, and Vegas Runner to break down this coming weekend's NFL lines.  Included on the docket are the Green Bay Packers at Detroit Lions, Carolina Panthers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Houston Texans at Tennessee Titans, New Orleans Saints at Atlanta Falcons, 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 29, 2016).

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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, particularly with in-game wagering, Mike of DataBaseWinner.com drops in on Host Gill AlexanderWagerTalk.com's Marco D'Angelo, and Vegas Runner to break down this coming weekend's NFL lines.  Included on the docket are the Detroit Lions at Dallas Cowboys, Baltimore Ravens at Pittsburgh Steelers, Denver Broncos at Kansas City Chiefs, Minnesota Vikings at Green Bay Packers, Tennessee Titans at Jacksonville Jaguars, Indianapolis Colts at Oakland Raiders, 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 22, 2016).

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All good things must come to an end.  In this, the final Guessing Lines episode of the seasonSouth Point Hotel Casino Sportsbook Director Chris Andrews looks to isolate value in the coming week's NFL betting lines, as he and Host Gill Alexander run through each game on the Week 16 slate.  Then, it's the finale in the wildly popular Story Time series, which concludes with Jimmy Vaccaro providing an intimate account of a day that began like any other, but ended with his integral involvement in uncovering the worst point shaving scandal in modern day American sports betting history, on Monday's Beating The Book (December 19, 2016). 

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The host of ESPN's OffSCenter podcast and a correspondent on SportsCenter itself, funnyman Reese Waters joins Host Gill AlexanderWagerTalk.com's Marco D'Angelo, and Vegas Runner to break down this coming weekend's NFL lines.  Included on the docket are the Carolina Panthers at Washington Redskins, Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Dallas Cowboys, Oakland Raiders at San Diego Chargers, Detroit Lions at NY Giants, 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 15, 2016).

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It's the most wonderful time of the year.  College Football Bowl season is here and Host Gill Alexander reviews the fundamental tenets of capping during the 41 Bowl, 24 day stretch.  Then, WagerTalk’s Sports Cheetah uncovers any betting edge in the lines. With 41 games in all prior to the National Championship, Part 1 tackles the first 10 matchups from December 17th through December 22nd.  It's a a bonafide annual tradition, on Wednesday's Beating The Book (December 14, 2016).

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Recorded live from the South Point Hotel Casino just prior to posting his opening NFL numbers for Week 15, Chris Andrews relies on his 30+ years of bookmaking experience to help inform your positions on the upcoming slate of betting lines.  Andrews and Host Gill Alexander break dow each Week 15 game while taking a look back at this past weekend’s action through a betting prism.  That gives way to “Storytime”, as Las Vegas Sports Consultants creator and legendary Vegas figure, Roxy Roxborough, returns to recount the true story of chicanery on how today’s rules on baseball betting totals were established.  It’s all on Monday's Beating The Book (December 12, 2016).

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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 the upcoming week's NFL lines.  2011 SuperContest champion Brady Kannon joins the roundtable for Week 14, breaking down the Baltimore Ravens at New England Patriots, Dallas Cowboys at NY Giants, New Orleans Saintss at Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions Pittsburgh Steelers at Buffalo Bills, 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 8, 2016).

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Recorded live from the South Point Hotel Casino just prior to posting his opening NFL numbers for Week 14, Chris Andrews and his 30+ years of bookmaking experience looks to inform your positions on the upcoming slate of pro football betting lines.  Andrews and Host Gill Alexander discuss Chris’ creative college football playoff prop from July, then examine every game on the NFL slate before giving way to “Storytime”, this week authored by Las Vegas Sports Consultants creator and legendary Vegas figure, Roxy Roxborough.  It’s all on Monday's Beating The Book (December 5, 2016).

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There's only one original. The NFL's flagship sports betting podcast series rolls on with Host Gill AlexanderWagerTalk.com's Marco D'Angelo, and Vegas Runner, this time welcoming to the Week 13 roundtable as their first return guest of the season on the heels of his 48-17 (74%) ATS mark on sides this season, EVBettor from DrBobSports.  The quartet break down the Indianapolis Colts at NY Jets, Carolina Panthers at Seattle Seahawks, Buffalo Bills at Oakland Raiders, Philadelphia Eagles at Cincinnati Bengals, and NY Giants at Pittsburgh Steelers.  Plus, the staple questions are included, as well.  Which big favorite is most likely to lose outright and which game should you steer clear of, on Thursday's Beating The Book (December 1, 2016).

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Currently running the sportsbook at the South Point Hotel CasinoChris Andrews brings 30+ years of bookmaking experience to every episode of this weekly series, designed to find an edge in the upcoming week's NFL betting lines.  Andrews and Host Gill Alexander examine every game on the slate before giving way to a classic edition of “Storytime”, involving the Iceman, an orange Buick Electra, and Tark, on Monday's Beating The Book (November 28, 2016).

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South Point Hotel Casino Sportsbook Director Chris Andrews brings over 30 years of bookmaking experience to the table in this weekly series, designed to find an edge in the upcoming week's NFL betting lines.  Andrews and Host Gill Alexander first give their thoughts on every game on the Week 12 slate, then segue into Story time, this time highlighting how a nationally televised sports betting show during the fledgling days of HBO gave Chris his first bit of notoriety, on Monday's Beating The Book (November 21, 2016).

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The NFL's flagship sports betting podcast series is once again in full effect with Host Gill AlexanderWagerTalk.com's Marco D'Angelo, and Ace, primed to attack another week of NFL lines, this time featuring respected analyst and bettor, Warren Sharp of Sharp Football Analysis. Warren takes a seat at the roundtable for Week 11, breaking down the Houston Texans at Oakland Raiders at Mexico City, Green Bay Packers at Washington Redskins, Arizona Cardinals at Minnesota Vikings, Buffalo Bills at Cincinnati Bengals, Tennessee Titans at Indianapolis Colts, and more matchups through the handicapping prism.  Plus, which big favorite is most likely to lose outright and which game, sidewise, should you avoid at all costs, on Thursday's Beating The Book (November 17, 2016).

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Chris Andrews of South Point Hotel Casino draws on 30+ years of bookmaking experience in this weekly series, looking for an edge in the upcoming week's NFL betting lines.  Andrews and Host Gill Alexander take a look at each game on the Week 11 schedule, then turn to their signature segment, "StoryTime" which, on this episode, focuses on Chris and Jimmy Vaccaro’s recollection of the rise and fall of the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels basketball program.  It's a love letter to UNLV and Las Vegas, in general, on Monday's Beating The Book (November 14, 2016).

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With Marco D’Angelo off to tend to a family matter, WagerTalk’s Bryan Leonard drops in on Host Gill Alexander and Vegas Runner to break down this coming weekend's NFL lines.  Included on the docket are the Cincinnati Bengals at NY Giants, Seattle Seahawks at New England Patriots, Kansas City Chiefs at Carolina Panthers, Dallas Cowboys at Pittsburgh Steelers, Minnesota Vikings at Washington Redskins, Houston Texans at Jacksonville Jaguars, and other matchups, as well, all examined from a betting 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 (November 10, 2016).

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South Point Hotel Casino's Chris Andrews, 30+ years in the bookmaking game, looks to isolate value in the coming week's NFL betting lines.  Andrews and Host Gill Alexander analyze each game on the Week 10 slate before giving way to Story Time with Jimmy Vaccaro who recalls the awful day that was November 21, 1980, the date of the tragic fire at the MGM, on Monday's Beating The Book (November 7, 2016).

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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 early success, Mike of DataBaseWinner.com drops in on Host Gill AlexanderWagerTalk.com's Marco D'Angelo, and Vegas Runner to break down this coming weekend's NFL lines.  Included on the docket are the Buffalo Bills at Seattle Seahawks, Denver Broncos at Oakland Raiders, Dallas Cowboys at Cleveland Browns, Carolina Panthers at LA Rams, NY Jets at Miami Dolphins, 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 (November 3, 2016).

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Currently plying his trade at the South Point Hotel Casino sports book, Chris Andrews leans on 30+ years of bookmaking experience in this weekly series, designed to find an edge in the upcoming week's NFL betting lines.  Andrews and Host Gill Alexander leave no game on the slate unturned in the endeavor.  Storytime is included, as well, with Jimmy Vaccaro this time highlighting pickup basketball games in Vegas while touching on his relationship with his brother, Sonny.  All of that on Monday's Beating The Book (October 31, 2016).

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Sportsbook Director at the South Point Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, Chris Andrews brings 30+ years of bookmaking experience to the table in this weekly series, seeking value in the coming week's NFL betting lines.  Andrews and Host Gill Alexander analyze each game on the Week 8 slate before giving way to "Storytime", as South Point sportsbook consigliere and Vegas legend Jimmy Vaccaro tells us about his experience from just this past week on the night that Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump took part in the 2016 election’s third and final presidential debate on the campus of UNLV.  It's a modern day story time on Monday's Beating The Book (October 24, 2016).

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With an eye on Week 7 NFL lines, Host Gill AlexanderWagerTalk.com's Marco D'Angelo, and Ace aka Vegas Runner aka Gianni The Greek welcome legendary MIT blackjack team member and the inspiration for the main characters depicted in “Bringing Down the House” and “21”Jeff Ma, to the showto extract value from the Houston Texans at Denver Broncos, Seattle Seahawks at Arizona Cardinals, San Diego Chargers at Atlanta Falcons, New Orleans Saints at Kansas City Chiefs, New England Patriots at Pittsburgh Steelers, and more matchups through a handicapping prism.  Then, as always, each gives his opinion on the big favorite that's most likely to lose outright and the game you should steer clear of entirely.  It’s all on Thursday's Beating The Book (October 20, 2016).

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South Point Hotel Casino Sportsbook Director Chris Andrews sits down with Host Gill Alexander for their weekly NFL exercise, designed to find an edge in next week's betting lines.  As always, that includes "Storytime", which this week focuses on Jimmy Vaccaro’s recollection of the unique events that followed Buster Douglas’ epic upset of Mike Tyson through his subsequent loss to Evander Holyfield, with all the shenanigans and consequences that surrounded it in Vegas at The Mirage, on Monday's Beating The Book (October 17, 2016).

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Micah Roberts of Linemakers.SportingNews.com drops in on podcasting's longest running NFL series, with Host Gill AlexanderWagerTalk.com's Marco D'Angelo, and Vegas Runner.  Seeking value in Week 6 lines, the quartet examines the New York Jets at Arizona Cardinals, Indianapolis Colts at Houston Texans, Pittsburgh Steelers at Miami Dolphins, Philadelphia Eagles at Washington Redskins, Cincinnati Bengals at New England Patriots, and more matchups from a handicapping perspective.  Plus, each and every MegaPod concludes with its staple questions that aim to identify both the big favorite that's most likely to lose outright and the game that should be avoided at all costs.  It's all on Thursday's Beating The Book (October 13, 2016).

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South Point Sportsbook Director, Chris Andrews, draws on 30+ years of bookmaking experience in this weekly series, looking for an edge in the upcoming week's NFL betting lines.  Andrews discusses how a bettor won a $50,000 reverse teaser at the book this weekend before he and Host Gill Alexander take a look at each game on the Week 6 schedule.  That, in turn, gives way once again to the legendary Jimmy Vaccaro which, on this episode, naturally segues to a StoryTime Classic. It's all on Monday's Beating The Book (October 10, 2016).

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ESPN Chalk and Massey-Peabody Analytics' Rufus Peabody is back in the fold with Host Gill Alexander, using his model to break down the New York Giants at Green Bay Packers, Philadelphia Eagles at Detroit Lions, Chicago Bears at Indianapolis Colts, Buffalo Bills at Los Angeles Ramsand more.  Of courseWagerTalk's Marco D'Angelo and the sports betting diaspora’s Vegas Runner are here to give their more veteran Vegas perspective, as well, on the Week 5 MegaPod edition of Beating The Book (October 6, 2016).

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Currently plying his trade at South Point Hotel Casino in Las Vegas where he’s now Sportsbook Director, Chris Andrews brings 30+ years of bookmaking experience to every episode of this weekly series, designed to find an edge in the upcoming week's NFL betting lines.  Andrews and Host Gill Alexander examine every game on the slate before giving way to "Storytime", and this week, it's all-timer, as Jimmy Vaccaro returns with the story of how season win totals -- something we now take for granted -- actually came to be.  Plus, how's some Jimmy The Greek and Brent Musburger for good measure?  It's all on Monday's Beating The Book (October 3, 2016).

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The NFL sports betting podcast series that started it all checks in with Host Gill AlexanderWagerTalk.com's Marco D'Angelo, and Vegas Runner, this week bringing back pro bettor Teddy Covers (Sevransky) for the Week 4 roundtable.  The quartet gets feisty with each other once again, and break down the NY Giants at Minnesota Vikings, Kansas City Chiefs at Pittsburgh Steelers, Carolina Panthers at Atlanta Falcons, Denver Broncos at Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and more matchups in a handicapping context.  Plus, the staple questions are included, as well.  Which big favorite is most likely to lose outright and which game should you steer clear of, on Thursday's Beating The Book (September 29, 2016).

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South Point Hotel Casino Sportsbook Director Chris Andrews brings 30+ years of bookmaking experience to the table in this weekly series, seeking value in the coming week's NFL betting lines.  Andrews and Host Gill Alexander analyze each game on the Week 4 slate before giving way to none other than pinch hitting Vegas legend, Jimmy Vaccaro, for Storytime, which this week focuses on the origins of sports books on the Strip and how they came to pass, on Monday's Beating The Book (September 26, 2016).

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There's only one original. The NFL's flagship sports betting podcast series rolls on with Host Gill AlexanderWagerTalk.com's Marco D'Angelo, and Vegas Runner, this time welcoming EVBettor from DrBobSports, to the Week 3 roundtable.  The quintet break down the Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints, Chicago Bears at Dallas Cowboys, Oakland Raiders at Tennessee Titans, San Francisco 49ers at Seattle Seahawks, and Denver Broncos at Cincinnati Bengals.  Plus, the staple questions are included, as well.  Which big favorite is most likely to lose outright and which game should you steer clear of, on Thursday's Beating The Book (September 22, 2016).

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South Point Hotel Casino Sportsbook Director Chris Andrews brings over 30 years of bookmaking experience to the table in this weekly series, designed to find an edge in the upcoming week's NFL betting lines.  Andrews and Host Gill Alexander first give their thoughts on every game on the Week 3 slate, then segue into Storytime, this time highlighting a seedy episode in the early days of the tout industry, on Monday's Beating The Book (September 19, 2016).

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The band is back together again.  With an eye on Week 2 NFL lines, Host Gill AlexanderWagerTalk.com's Marco D'Angelo, and Ace aka Vegas Runner aka Gianni welcome back pod favorite and friend, 2004 Hilton SuperContest co-champion Johnny Detroit, to extract value from the Philadelphia Eagles at Chicago Bears, Green Bay Packers at Minnesota Vikings, Cincinnati Bengals at Pittsburgh Steelers, Dallas Cowboys at Washington Redskins, Seattle Seahawks at Los Angeles Rams, Indianapolis Colts at Denver Broncos and more matchups through a handicapping prism.  Then, as always, each gives his opinion on the big favorite that's most likely to lose outright and the game you should steer clear of entirely.  It’s all on Thursday's Beating The Book (September 15, 2016).

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Sportsbook Director at South Point Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, Chris Andrews leans on over 30 years of bookmaking experience in this weekly series, designed to find an edge in the upcoming week's NFL betting lines.  Andrews and Host Gill Alexander leave no game on the slate unturned in the endeavor.  Plus, the smash sensation that is "StoryTime" returns, as Chris describes yet another up-and-close encounter with someone who became the inspiration for a major motion picture, on Monday's Beating The Book (September 12, 2016).

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They’re back for Year Six.  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 season of NFL lines.  And, as always, a who's who of industry and handicapping experts will join the fray on a weekly basis, as well.  2011 SuperContest champion Brady Kannon joins the roundtable for Week 1, breaking down the Los Angeles Rams at San Francisco 49ers, Pittsburgh Steelers at Washington Redskins, New England Patriots at Arizona Cardinals, Detroit Lions at Indianapolis Colts, Green Bay Packers at Jacksonville Jaguars, Buffalo Bills at Baltimore Colts, 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 (September 8, 2016).

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The 2016 College Football season has arrived, and that means that handicapping pioneer Dr. Bob (Stoll) of DrBobSports.com makes his annual appearance with Host Gill Alexander to give his best season win totals bets for the coming season.  Memphis, Maryland, Ohio, Notre Dame, Tulsa, Michigan State, Marshall, and Florida International are all examined, with additional thoughts provided on this weekend’s Fighting Irish matchup with the Texas Longhorns.  It's all on Thursday's Beating The Book (September 1, 2016).

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The 2016 NFL season is almost here, and this one packs some serious punch.  Pro football analyst Warren Sharp of SharpFootballAnalysis.com and Warren Sharp’s 2016 Football Preview joins Host Gill Alexander to give his best season win totals bets and future play for the coming season.  Then, broadcast pioneer Todd Wright, former host of ESPN Radio’s “All Night with Todd Wright” and current host of the “Todd Wright Fantasy Football Podcast” talks strategy for your upcoming fantasy football draft, while highlighting sleepers and players about whom you should be cautious.  It's all on Tuesday's Beating The Book (August 30, 2016).

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Host and MLB analyst Gill Alexander and Basewinner examine the most and least profitable money line clubs in baseball (home/road splits), the best and worst run line clubs, the most reliable totals umpires, the best and worst first 5 inning and 1st inning teams (including runs produced and allowed) and the clubs with the biggest difference between their 5 inning and full game performances.  Plus, proprietary stats on the best and worst starters in the 1st inning are included, as well, all designed to inform your MLB derivative wagers.  It's all on Friday's Beating The Book (August 19, 2016).

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Author of "Trading Bases, A Story about Wall Street, Gambling, and Baseball* (*) Not necessarily in that order", and currently plying his trade at the Chalk section of ESPN.com, Joe Peta checks in with Host Gill Alexander at just past the 100 game mark of the season to isolate which MLB clubs have over- and underachieved to date.  Then, Paul Sporer of FanGraphs does the same for starting pitchers, all with an eye toward future betting value, on Thursday's Beating The Book (July 29, 2016).

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Host and MLB analyst Gill Alexander and Basewinner examine the most and least profitable money line clubs in baseball (home/road splits), the best and worst run line clubs, the most reliable totals umpires, the best and worst first 5 inning and 1st inning teams (including runs produced and allowed) and the clubs with the biggest difference between their 5 inning and full game performances.  Plus, proprietary stats on the best and worst starters in the 1st inning are included, as well, all designed to inform your MLB derivative wagers.  It's all on Tuesday's Beating The Book (July 5, 2016).

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Host Gill Alexander welcomes quant, Rufus Peabody of Massey-Peabody Analytics, who lets slip several names that you may just want to put your money behind.  It's all about exploiting the betting markets of the U.S. Open, golf's second major of the year, on Wednesday's Beating The Book (June 15, 2016).

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Host Gill Alexander and sabermetrician Basewinner break down the most and least profitable money line clubs in baseball (home/road splits), the best and worst run line clubs, the clubs with the biggest difference between their money line and run line performances, the most reliable totals umpires, the best and worst first 5 inning teams in terms of run production and prevention, and the most and least reliable 1st inning clubs as seen through the prism of scoring percentage.  Plus, proprietary betting stats on the best and worst 5 inning clubs and pitchers are included, as are numbers that you won’t find anywhere else on 1st inning pitching performers, all designed to inform your MLB derivative wagers.  Then, Marco D'Angelo of WagerTalk.comSouthpoint Sportsbook Director Chris Andrews, and Peter Fornatale of the Daily Racing Form podcast break down the second leg of the Triple Crown, on Thursday's Beating The Book (May 19, 2016).

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 Horse Racing expert Marco D'Angelo (he who called the Derby win of 30-1 shot Animal Kingdom five years ago) of WagerTalk, racing aficionado and Southpoint Sportsbook Director Chris Andrews, and Daily Racing Form Podcast Host Peter T. Fornatale drop in on Host Gill Alexander for this annual extensive Kentucky Derby preview, isolating the horses in this year's Run for the Roses that form the group on which bets will be made come the first Saturday in May, on Thursday's Beating The Book (May 5, 2016). 
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It's a betting podcast tradition unlike any other.  Host Gill Alexander welcomes back fellow host Dave Kelner from William Hill's golf podcast to highlight which stats are key and which golfers chasing the green jacket are teeming with value at this week's Masters Tournament at Augusta.  It's golf's first major of the season, on Tuesday's Beating The Book (April 5, 2016). 

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Last week was the appetizer; this week, the entree.  Fantasy baseball geeks (and baseball bettors), it's time.  No one has written more extensively on starting pitching throughout MLB heading into your 2016 fantasy draft or auction than FanGraphs writer and podcast host, Paul Sporer (RotoWire, MLB Network).  He sits down and chats with Host Gill Alexander about the most overvalued and undervalued starters in the majors, headed into Opening Day 2016. It's information that directly applies to fantasy, but converts beautifully to betting value, as well.  That, fantasy strategy, and the best/worst rotations in baseball, as well, on Wednesday's Beating The Book (March 30, 2016).

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The creator of the Starting Pitcher Guide, Paul Sporer of FanGraphs highlights the most overvalued and undervalued position players you should be aware of in fantasy baseball.  Then, Sports Cheetah of WagerTalk.com gives his thoughts on each NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 game and provides his projected line for each potential Elite 8 matchup, on Thursday's supersized edition of Beating The Book (March 24, 2016). 

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We've got the madness covered like no one else.  Peter Keating, Senior Writer at ESPN The Magazine, joins Host Gill Alexander and does what he does best, isolating the best Giant Killer candidates in this week's NCAA Men's College Basketball Tournament.  Plus, Ed Feng of ThePowerRank.com and author of the eBook "How to Win Your NCAA Tournament Pool" provides the golden rules that will maximize your chances of excelling in your brackets.  Then, Sports Cheetah analyzes each first round matchup through an ATS prism, while Gill provides the 6 characteristics that all National Champions except one have shared since 2004 (ex UConn in 2014), and the six teams in this year's field that possess them.  It's our annual March Madness edition on Tuesday's Beating The Book (March 15, 2016).

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Joe Peta, author of "Trading Bases, a Story About Wall Street, Gambling, and Baseball* (*) Not necessarily in that order” and writer for Chalk at ESPN.com takes a break from his actual job crunching numbers and joins Host Gill Alexander for another in a long line of appearances on the pod, this time with an exclusive preview of his 2016 American League Season win totals best bets.  It's baseball nirvana once again, as cluster luck abounds on Wednesday's Beating The Book (March 9, 2016).

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Joe Peta, author of "Trading Bases, a Story About Wall Street, Gambling, and Baseball* (*) Not necessarily in that order” and writer for Chalk at ESPN.com takes a break from his actual job crunching numbers and joins Host Gill Alexander for another in a long line of appearances on the pod, this time with an exclusive preview of his 2016 National League Season win totals best bets.  It's baseball nirvana once again, as cluster luck abounds on Wednesday's Beating The Book (March 2, 2016).

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And so, it comes to this.  Before the Denver Broncos tangle with the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California, enjoy the final NFL MegaPod of the season, replete with game and prop analysis.  2004 Hilton SuperContest winner Johnny Detroit joins Host Gill Alexander, WagerTalk.com's Marco DAngelo, and Ace to break down the game itself and to pore over the best value on the board among Super Bowl game-related proposition wagers.  For the non-Vegas bettors, Gill offers thoughts on the most exploitable halftime props on the board, as well.  There's something for everyone, on Tuesday's Beating The Book (February 2, 2016).

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It's the only non-sports betting episode of the calendar year, but for some, it's the most anticipated.  If you're planning a trip to Vegas, let this be your guide.  Host Gill Alexander, WagerTalk.com's Marco D'Angelo, and man about town, Ace, take off their handicapping hats and are joined by Marc Meltzer of Covers.com and a variety of Vegas websites to discuss the best Sportsbooks, Nightclubs, Steakhouses, and Strip Clubs in Las Vegas.  The Super Bowl's not for awhile.  In the meantime, enjoy a man's guide to Sin City, on Wednesday's Beating The Book (January 26, 2016). 

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A former sport book director, Micah Roberts of Sporting News’ Linemakers joins Host Gill Alexander in breaking down both the AFC Title Game between the New England Patriots and Denver Broncos, and the NFC equivalent pitting the Arizona Cardinals against the Carolina Panthers.  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 21, 2016).

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Warren Sharp of Sharp Football Analysis joins Host Gill Alexander and offers up his thoughts on an array of topics, including the use of trends in handicapping, the single most interesting stat of the 2015 NFL season, and what to look for in each of this weekend’s four playoff games. Then, it's MegaPod panel time as 2011 Las Vegas Hilton SuperContest champion Brady Kannon (Sans Souci) returns to the panel alongside WagerTalk’s Marco D'Angelo and Vegas Runner to give insights on the Kansas City Chiefs at New England Patriots, Green Bay Packers at Arizona Cardinals, Seattle Seahawks at Carolina Panthers, and Pittsburgh Steelers at Denver Broncos.  It's all on a supersized Wednesday Divisional Round edition of Beating The Book (January 13, 2016).

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Making his annual NFL postseason appearance on the pod, Aaron Schatz, Creator and Editor-in-Chief of Football Outsiders and Insider at ESPN.com, joins Host Gill Alexander and offers up his thoughts on a host of topics, including his under-the-radar team(s) to watch for betting value next season, based on his advanced metrics.  Then, it's MegaPod panel time as 2010 Las Vegas Hilton SuperContest champion Richard Stand returns to the roundtable alongside WagerTalk.com's Marco D'Angelo and Vegas Runner to give insights on the Kansas City Chiefs at Houston Texans, Pittsburgh Steelers at Cincinnati Bengals, Seattle Seahawks at Minnesota Vikings, and Green Bay Packers at Washington Redskins.  Plus, Sports Cheetah on the College Football National Championship game between the Alabama Crimson Tide and Clemson Tigers. It's all on a supersized Wednesday Wild Card edition of Beating The Book (January 6, 2016).

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