Beating The Book with Gill Alexander

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 Storytime, this time highlighting Chris running for his life in Australia.  Plus, 95.7 The Game's Joe Fortenbaugh on fantasy football, on Monday's Beating The Book (September 21, 2015).

Direct download: beatingthebook56-2015-09-21.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 7:37pm EDT

The NFL's pioneering sports betting podcast series panel breaks down Week 2 NFL lines, as Host Gill AlexanderWagerTalk.com's Marco D'Angelo, and Vegas Runner welcome back SportsMemo’s Teddy Covers to analyze the New York Jets at Indianapolis Colts, Seattle Seahawks at Green Bay Packers, Tennessee Titans at Cleveland Browns, New England Patriots at Buffalo Bills, 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 17, 2015).

Direct download: beatingthebook55-2015-09-17.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 7:32pm EDT

One of the minds responsible for the advanced analytics site, AgainstThe Number.comChris 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, the sensation that is StoryTime returns, this time featuring Sonny Vaccaro, Jerry Tarkanian, George Gervin, Ricky Sobers, and an orange Buick Electra, all preceded by fantasy talk with Joe Fortenbaugh, on Monday's Beating The Book (September 14, 2015).

Direct download: beatingthebook54-2015-09-14.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:13pm EDT

It's the one that continues to set the standard.  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 Hilton SuperContest champion Brady Kannon joins the roundtable for Week 1, breaking down the Minnesota Vikings at San Francisco 49ers, Philadelphia Eagles at Atlanta Falcons, NY Giants at Dallas Cowboys, Tennessee Titans at Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Carolina Panthers at Jacksonville Jaguars, 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 10, 2015).

Direct download: beatingthebook53-2015-09-10.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:31pm EDT

The 2015 College Football and NFL seasons are here, and this one packs some serious punch.  Handicapping pioneer Dr. Bob (Stoll) of DrBobSports.com and Aaron Schatz of Football Outsiders join Host Gill Alexander to give their best season win totals bets for the coming season in college ball and the NFL, respectively.  On the college level, Central Florida, Cal, and Ohio are all examined, with additional thoughts provided on LSU, Stanford, and Texas A&M from a futures perspective.  Plus, we highlight the Arizona Cardinals, Green Bay Packers, Atlanta Falcons, and San Francisco 49ers in the NFL.  And wait until you hear the under-the-radar team set to make some serious noise in the upcoming season.  It's all on Thursday's Beating The Book (September 3, 2015).

Direct download: beatingthebook52-2015-09-03.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:48pm EDT

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 21, 2015).

Direct download: beatingthebook51-2015-08-20.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:02pm EDT

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, through the prisms of cluster luck and defense.  Plus, which somehwat off-the-radar club has a chance to win it all.  Then, Joe Fortenbugh of 95.7 The Game in San Francisco discusses fantasy football strategy as it pertains to both league and DFS play, while highlighting some sleepers to keep in mind as the NFL season approaches, on Wednesday's Beating The Book (August 6, 2015).

Direct download: beatingthebook50-2015-08-05.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:43am EDT

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 Thursday's Beating The Book (July 2, 2015).

Direct download: beatingthebook49-2015-07-02.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:20pm EDT

Paul Sporer of FanGraphs, RotoWire, and RotoGrinders stops by to chat with Host Gill Alexander and isolates overachieving skill position players for fantasy types and starting pitchers for the fantasy and betting sets alike (our fade targets moving forward).  A nod is given to the underachievers, as well. Then, Peter Fornatale of the Daily racing Form podcast, Marco D'Angelo of WagerTalk, and Chris Andrews of againstthenumber.com handicap the third leg of the Triple Crown as American Pharaoh attempts to make history, on Thursday's Betting Dork (June 4, 2015).

Direct download: beatingthebook48-2015-06-04.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:37pm EDT

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 and homer umpires, and the best and worst first 5 inning and 1st inning teams (including runs produced and allowed).  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.  Then, Marco D'Angelo of WagerTalk.com, Chris Andrews of AgainstTheNumber.com, 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 14, 2015).

Direct download: beatingthebook47-2015-05-14.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:26pm EDT