Beating The Book with Gill Alexander (podcast)

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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