Beating The Book with Gill Alexander (podcast)

This one is super-sized.  First, Chris Andrews of AgainstTheNumber.com checks in with Host Gill Alexander for their weekly NFL exercise, designed to find an edge in next week's betting lines.  As always, that includes "Sportsbook Storytime", as Andrews draws on 30 years behind the desk of Nevada sportsbooks to deliver one of his finest anecdotes, with a tip of the cap to the start of the baseball playoffs.  Then, it's full on MLB postseason talk with Paul Sporer of Baseball Prospectus, with Wild Card, Division Series, Championship Series, and World Series picks, and the under-the-radar clubs that should soar next season, on Monday's Beating The Book (September 29, 2014).

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They pioneered the sports betting panel podcast, and the flagship NFL series looms once again, this time over Week 4 with Host Gill Alexander, WagerTalk.com's Marco D'Angelo, and Vegas Runner, primed to attack another full menu of betting lines.  This week, Mike Wilkening of ProFootballlTalk and Sporting News' The Linemakers hangs out once again with the roundtable, providing insight on the New England Patriots at Kansas City Chiefs, New Orleans Saints at Dallas Cowboys, Philadelphia Eagles at San Francisco 49ers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Pittsburgh Steelers, Atlanta Falcons at Minnesota Vikings, and more, all with an eye toward cashing tickets.  Plus, our two staple questions, as well.  Which big favorite is most likely to lose outright and which game should you steer clear of entirely, on Thursday's Beating The Book (September 25, 2014).

 
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AgainstThe Number.com's 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 Sports Betting Storytime, which this week focuses on the behavior of an octogenarian bettor from Brooklyn, on Monday's Beating The Book (September 22, 2014).

 
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A week after 2010 Hilton SuperContest champion Richard Stand joined the crew, 2011 Hilton SuperContest champion Brady Kannon (of the Sans Souci team) drops in on podcasting's longest running NFL series, with Host Gill Alexander, WagerTalk.com's Marco D'Angelo, and PhillyGodfather.com's Vegas Runner.  Seeking value in Week 3 lines, the quartet examines the Chicago Bears at NY Jets, Pittsburgh Steelers at Carolina Panthers, Tennessee Titans at Cincinnati Bengals, San Diego Chargers at Buffalo Bills, Washington Redskins at Philadelphia Eagles, 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 (September 18, 2014).

 
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AgainstThe Number.com's Chris Andrews brings 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 Sports Betting Storytime, this time highlighting the origins of some bet options we now take for granted, on Monday's Beating The Book (September 15, 2014).

 
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The NFL's pioneering sports betting podcast series panel was so anxioius to break down Week 2 NFL lines that they couldn't bring themselves to wait until Friday morning to get together.  On a special Thursday night release, Host Gill AlexanderWagerTalk.com's Marco D'Angelo, and PhillyGodfather.com's Vegas Runner welcome perennial show staple Richard Stand, 2010 Hilton SuperContest champion, to analyze the Philadelphia Eagles at Indianapolis Colts, Chicago Bears at San Francisco 49ers, Kansas City Chiefs at Denver Broncos, Miami Dolphins at Buffalo Bills, Atlanta Falcons at Cincinnati Bengals, 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 (September 11, 2014).

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One of the minds responsible for the advanced analytics site, AgainstThe Number.com, 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.  Plus, it's the debut of Sports Betting Storytime, which touches both on how lines were created 30 years ago and how the legendary odds maker Roxy Roxborough got his start, on Monday's Beating The Book (September 8, 2014).

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And so it begins anew.  The NFL's flagship sports betting podcast series is once again in full effect with Host Gill Alexander, WagerTalk.com's Marco D'Angelo, and PhillyGodfather.com's Vegas Runner, primed to attack 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.  National Football Post's Joe Fortenbaugh joins the roundtable for Week 1, breaking down the San Diego Chargers at Arizona Cardinals, NY Giants at Detroit Lions, Indianapolis Colts at Denver Broncos, carolian Panthers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Cincinnati Bengals at Baltimore Ravens, 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 Friday's Beating The Book (September 5, 2014).

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The 2014 College Football Season is upon us, and this one packs some serious punch.  Handicapping pioneer Dr. Bob (Stoll) of DrBobSports.com and Todd Fuhrman of Fox Sports 1 join Host Gill Alexander to give their best season win totals bets for the coming season.  Wake Forest, South Carolina, Nebraska, Texas, Oklahoma, Georgia, Notre Dame, and Arkansas are all examined, with additional thoughts provided on Florida State, Baylor, USC, Wisconsin, Oregon, and Kansas State from a futures perspective.  Plus, Dr. Bob discusses his handicapping approach to capping college football, including the two-pronged nature of his situational/technical analysis and math model.  It's all on Thursday's Beating The Book (August 28, 2014).

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There are no apologies around here for fantasy football talk.  Ever.  National Football Post's Joe Fortenbaugh and Host Gill Alexander discuss both strategy and undervalued players headed into your 2014 draft(s).  Plus, Joe offers up his two favorite NFL season win totals plays, on Wednesday's Beating The Book (August 27, 2014).

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