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Beating the Book with Gill Alexander, providing sports bettors with a winning edge through advanced stats. Includes free picks, odds, line moves, handicapping tips, previews, and Las Vegas gambling stories. Covers NFL, college football, MLB baseball, golf, horse racing, and more - hosted by Gill Alexander, and featuring the most impressive collection of handicappers and sports betting experts found anywhere. Bi-weekly during football season. Weekly otherwise.

Beating the Book with Gill Alexander, providing sports bettors with a winning edge through advanced stats. Includes free picks, odds, line moves, handicapping tips, previews, and Las Vegas gambling stories. Covers NFL, college football, MLB baseball, golf, horse racing, and more - hosted by Gill Alexander, and featuring the most impressive collection of handicappers and sports betting experts found anywhere. Bi-weekly during football season. Weekly otherwise.
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Beating the Book with Gill Alexander, providing sports bettors with a winning edge through advanced stats. Includes free picks, odds, line moves, handicapping tips, previews, and Las Vegas gambling stories. Covers NFL, college football, MLB baseball, golf, horse racing, and more - hosted by Gill Alexander, and featuring the most impressive collection of handicappers and sports betting experts found anywhere. Bi-weekly during football season. Weekly otherwise.

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Episodes

Beating the Book: 2019 Fantasy Football preview

8/20/2019
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First, Warren Sharp discusses NFL strength of schedule. Then, Jeff Radcliffe provides his thoughts on certain players you may be considering this season. Lastly, broadcast pioneer Todd Wright, former host of ESPN Radio’s “All Night with Todd Wright” talks strategy for your upcoming fantasy football draft, while highlighting sleepers and pet peeves. It's all on Tuesday's Beating The Book. (August 20, 2019)

Duration:01:12:06

Beating The Book: 2019 Q3 MLB Derivative Stats Show

8/17/2019
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Gill Alexander, joined by Todd Wishnev, breaks 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 best and worst first 5 inning teams in terms of run production and prevention, and the most and least reliable 1st inning clubs. Plus, proprietary betting stats on the best and worst 5 inning pitchers are included, as are numbers that...

Duration:00:57:05

Beating The Book: Jeopardy James Holzhauer

7/20/2019
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Host Gill Alexander speaks with James Holzhauer, the professional sports bettor that took Jeopardy by storm when he won 32 consecutive games. (July 20, 2019)

Duration:00:43:47

Beating The Book: Chris Fallica, ESPN, 2019 College Football Season Win Totals

7/16/2019
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ESPN College GameDay’s “The Bear”, Chris Fallica, joins Gill Alexander to give his thoughts on his top nine currently released College Football season win totals on today's edition of Beating The Book (July 16, 2019).

Duration:00:45:30

Beating The Book: 2019 Q2 MLB Derivative Stats Show

6/24/2019
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Gill Alexander breaks 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 best and worst first 5 inning teams in terms of run production and prevention, and the most and least reliable 1st inning clubs. Also, sabermetrician Mark Borchard helps with the most reliable totals umpires. Plus, proprietary betting stats on the best and...

Duration:01:09:22

Beating The Book: 144rd Preakness Stakes Preview and Picks & 2019 Q1 MLB Derivative Stats + William Hill Denies Massive Payout

5/16/2019
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Gill Alexander is joined by an eclectic group of guests to cover an array of topics this week. First, Dr. Steve Friedlander shares his experience betting on the Kentucky Derby, expecting a massive payout only to be offered a fraction of his expected winnings; followed by thoughts from Bill Krackomberger and Marco D’Angelo. Then, Peter Fornatale, Ron Flatter, and D'Angelo give their picks for the Preakness. Finally, it’s 2019 Q1 MLB Derivative Stats with Josh Towers and Mark Borchard on...

Duration:01:44:38

Beating The Book: 145th Kentucky Derby Preview and Picks

5/2/2019
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We've got Horses and boxing! First, Ron Flatter of the Ron Flatter Racing Pod, WagerTalk's Marco D'Angelo (who called the Derby win of 30-1 shot Animal Kingdom eight years ago and would’ve hit the Derby Superfecta in 2017 had he only played it), and Peter T. Fornatale drop in on Host Gill Alexander for this annual extensive Kentucky Derby roundtable preview, isolating the horses in this year's Run for the Roses that form the group on which bets will be made come the first Saturday in May....

Duration:00:49:02

Beating The Book: Warren Sharp, 2019 NFL Strength of Schedule Analysis 2.0

4/25/2019
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Host Gill Alexander and Sharp Football Analysis and Sharp Football Stats creator, Warren Sharp, take a second look at NFL Strength of Schedule for 2019 using the official schedules for all 32 teams. It’s an extra-strength antidote to lazy mainstream media analysis of strength of schedule. (April 25, 2019).

Duration:00:27:00

Beating The Book: Warren Sharp, NFL Strength of Schedule Analysis

4/16/2019
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Host Gill Alexander and Sharp Football Analysis and Sharp Football Stats creator, Warren Sharp, take an initial look at NFL Strength of Schedule for 2019 using the opening release of season win totals. It’s the antidote to lazy mainstream media analysis of strength of schedule. (April 16, 2019).

Duration:00:27:31

Beating The Book: The 83rd Masters Preview

4/9/2019
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It's a betting podcast tradition unlike any other. Host Gill Alexander welcomes author of Joe Peta’s Tour Guide Presents A 2019 Masters Preview, Joe Peta, to give his thoughts on the tournament through the lens of his exclusive strokes gained analysis at Augusta. Then, Dave Tindall of Betfair and the WillHillUK golf podcast pinpoints the one golfer chasing the green jacket that meets his championship formula criteria at this week's Masters Tournament at Augusta. It's golf's first major of...

Duration:00:35:18

Beating The Book: The 2019 NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 with Adam Stanco and Greg Peterson

3/27/2019
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It's time for the Sweet 16! Gill Alexander is joined by Greg Peterson of the College Hoops Overtime Betting podcast and Adam Stanco of the Catch and Shoot Podcast and Pac 12 Network, as they break down the next eight games of the tournament on this week's Beating the Book (March 27, 2019).

Duration:00:47:38

Beating The Book: Alan Boston, NCAA Tournament Round of 32 Day 1

3/22/2019
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A true original and originator, professional college basketball bettor Alan Boston joins Gill Alexander to provide his thoughts on Saturday's Round of 32 games in the NCAA Tournament, on Friday's Beating The Book. (March 22, 2019)

Duration:00:44:21

Beating The Book: Alan Boston, NCAA Tournament Round of 64 Day 1 Morning Session

3/20/2019
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A true original and originator, professional college basketball bettor Alan Boston joins Gill Alexander to provide his thoughts on Thursday morning Round One games in the NCAA Tournament, on Wednesday’s Beating The Book. (March 20, 2019)

Duration:00:46:20

Beating The Book: The 2019 NCAA Tournament Special with Seth Walder, ESPN, on Giant Killers; Adam Stanco and Greg Peterson on Round 1 ATS

3/19/2019
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It's time to dance! The 2019 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament is here and Gill talks with the best in the business to break down each game for your bracket and betting needs. First, Seth Walder of the ESPN Analytics team goes through the criteria of what makes a "giant killer" and which teams in this year's Big Dance apply. Then, with Greg Peterson of the Vegas Stats & Information Network in studio and Adam Stanco of the Catch and Shoot Podcast and Pac 12 Network calling in, the guys break...

Duration:01:47:35

Beating The Book: MLB Season Win Totals, Props, and Fantasy Baseball w/ Paul Sporer of FanGraphs

2/28/2019
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Paul Sporer from FanGraphs joins Gill Alexander to provide his thoughts on MLB season win totals and proposition wagers, before launching into full fantasy mode, highlighting over- and undervalued starting pitchers and position players. It's baseball nirvana on Thursday's Beating The Book. (March 7, 2019)

Duration:01:25:52

Beating the Book: Sean Patrick Griffin, Author, "Gaming the Game: The Story Behind the NBA Betting Scandal and the Gambler Who Made It Happen”

2/25/2019
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Originally released June 23, 2011 but relevant once again after a lengthy espn.com piece last week, it's Host Gill Alexander's interview w Sean Patrick Griffin, Author, "Gaming the Game: The Story Behind the NBA Betting Scandal and the Gambler Who Made It Happen”. From the time the NBA betting scandal was first reported in mid-2007 through the late 2009 release of the book from the referee at the center of it all, the media and public were transfixed by all things Tim Donaghy. But until the...

Duration:00:54:12

Beating The Book: NFL MegaPod Super Bowl LIII Props Edition

1/29/2019
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And so, it comes to this. Before the Los Angeles Rams take on the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia, enjoy the final NFL MegaPod of the season, replete with game and prop analysis. Drawing from his years working with NFL greats Bill Walsh, Bill Parcells, and Bill Belichick, author of “Gridiron Genius” and VSiN host, Michael Lombardi joins Host Gill Alexander, WagerTalk.com's Marco DAngelo, and Ace to give insight on game and props betting...

Duration:00:41:21

Beating The Book: The 8th Annual Vegas Lifestyle Show: A Man's Guide to Sin City

1/22/2019
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It's the only non-sports betting episode of the calendar year, but for some, it's the most anticipated. If you're planning a trip to Vegas, let this be your guide. Host Gill Alexander, Marco D'Angelo, and man about town, Ace, take off their handicapping hats and are joined by Marc Meltzer of the EdgeVegas blog and a variety of Vegas websites to discuss the best restaurants and sportsbooks in town, while dispensing actionable weed and underbelly information for your next Las Vegas trip. The...

Duration:01:20:29

Beating The Book: NFL MegaPod Championship Round 2019

1/17/2019
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Host of the morning show, “Joe, Lo, and Dibs”, at 95.7 The Game in San Francisco and 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, WagerTalk.com's Marco D'Angelo, and — now out of the sports betting diaspora — Ace, the group breaks down championship weekend, with the NFC title on the line at New Orleans as the Los Angeles Rams travel to take on the Saints. That’s followed by the AFC...

Duration:00:55:07

Beating The Book: Aaron Schatz, Football Outsiders & NFL MegaPod Divisional Round 2019

1/9/2019
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Making his annual NFL postseason appearance with Host Gill Alexander, now in both Sirius XM satellite radio form on “A Numbers Game” at VSiN and podcast form here, Aaron Schatz, Creator and Editor-in-Chief of Football Outsiders and Insider at ESPN.com offers up his thoughts on a host of topics, including his team to watch for betting value in next season’s futures markets, based on his advanced metrics. Then, it’s MegaPod time, as Host Gill Alexander, WagerTalk.com's Marco D'Angelo, and —...

Duration:01:20:54