Beating The Book with Gill Alexander

The band is back together again.  With an eye on Week 8 NFL lines, Host Gill's Marco D'Angelo, and Ace aka Vegas Runner aka Gianni The Greek welcome back pod favorite and friend, 2004 Hilton SuperContest co-champion Johnny Detroit, to extract value from the Indianapolis Colts at Carolina Panthers, Green Bay Packers at Denver Broncos, Arizona Cardinals at Cleveland Browns, Minnesota Vikings at Chicago Bears, NY Jets at Oakland Raiders, 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 29, 2015).

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AgainstThe's Chris Andrews leans on 30 years of bookmaking experience in this weekly series, seeking an edge 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 Breeders’ Cup Classic analysis with The Daily Racing Form podcast’s Peter Fornatale and a horse-centric Storytime.  Plus, fantasy football pickups for DFS and leagues from 95.7 The Game’s Joe Fortenbaugh, on Monday's Beating The Book (October 26, 2015).

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Breaking his self-imposed media embargo, Massey-Peabody Analytics' Rufus Peabody chooses to do so with Host Gill Alexander on this podcast, using his model to break down the Baltimore Ravens at Arizona Cardinals, Philadelphia Eagles at Carolina Panthers, New Orleans Saints at Indianapolis Colts, Minnesota Vikings at Detroit Lions, Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Washington Redskins, and 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 7 MegaPod edition of Beating The Book (October 22, 2015).

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Chris Andrews of 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 props are made before he and Host Gill Alexander take a look at each game on the Week 7 schedule.  That, in turn, gives way to their signature segment, "StoryTime" which, on this episode, takes us back to why Chris’ Uncle Jack, a Las Vegas legend, made his way to Sin City in the first place.  And yes, the Feds were involved.  Plus, Joe Fortenbaugh of 95.7 The Game in San Francisco stops by to highlight this week's impact pickups for both leagues and DFS. It's all on Monday's Beating The Book (October 19, 2015).

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The MegaPod.  There is no substitute.  Host Gill's Marco D'Angelo, and Vegas Runner welcome Spreadapedia's Jason Weingarten to the fray for Week 6, breaking down the New York Giants at Philadelphia Eagles, New England Patriots at Indianapolis Colts, Cincinnati Bengals at Buffalo Bills, Baltimore Ravens at San Francisco 49ers, and Miami Dolphins at Tennessee Titans, and more, with the purpose, as always, of identifying value in the line.  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 (October 15, 2015).

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Currently plying his trade at advanced analytics site, AgainstThe Number.comChris 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", which this week focuses on Chris trying to reconcile a discrepancy in bet winnings he placed and won on Game 6 of the 1980 NBA Finals, eventually finding himself navigating between two Vegas legends.  Plus, fantasy football insight from 95.7 The Game’s Joe Fortenbaugh, on Monday's Beating The Book (October 12, 2015).

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There's only one original. The NFL's flagship sports betting podcast series rolls on with Host Gill's Marco D'Angelo, and Vegas Runner, this time welcoming Justin Green and Andrew Leff of defending WestGate SuperContest Champions, CH Ballers, to the Week 5 roundtable.  The quintet break down the Pittsburgh Steelers at San Diego Chargers, San Francisco 49ers at New York Giants, Washington Redskins at Atlanta Falcons, Arizona Cardinals at Detroit Lions, and New Orleans Saints at Philadelphia Eagles.  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 (October 8, 2015).

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This one is super-sized.  First, Chris Andrews of 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 "Storytime", as Andrews draws on 30 years behind the desk of Nevada sportsbooks to retell one of his finest anecdotes, with a tip of the cap to the start of the baseball playoffs.  But first, it's fantasy football with 95.7 The Game's Joe Fortenbaugh, and full on MLB postseason talk with Paul Sporer of FanGraphs, with a full ranking of all 10 postseason clubs and World Series picks, as well.  Plus, the smoking gun and hypocrisy in DFS, on Monday's Beating The Book (October 5, 2015).

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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's Marco D'Angelo, and Vegas Runner, primed to attack another full menu of betting lines.  This week, Richard Stand2010 Hilton SuperContest champion hangs out once again with the roundtable, providing insight on the Detroit Lions at Seattle Seahawks, Dallas Cowboys at New Orleans Saints, St. Louis Rams at Arizona Cardinals, NY Giants at Buffalo Bills, Kansas City Chiefs at Cincinnati Bengals, and more, all with an eye toward cashing tickets.  Plus, handicapping both a hurricane and international travel, and 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 (October 1, 2015).

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