Beating The Book with Gill Alexander (podcast)

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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