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Chicago sports expert Joey Christopoulos provides you the information you need to bet your Chicago teams, all year long.

Chicago sports expert Joey Christopoulos provides you the information you need to bet your Chicago teams, all year long.

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United States

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Podcasts

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Chicago sports expert Joey Christopoulos provides you the information you need to bet your Chicago teams, all year long.

Language:

English


Episodes

NBA ALL-STAR WEEKEND WITH THE HOOPS HONCHOS

3/6/2021
BETTING CHICAGO kicks back on a weekend with its resident Hoops Honchos, Mike Choi and Aaron Hagele! We are talking all things Bulls and the NBA in this action-packed episode! We recap the Bulls first half of the season (2:02), Zach LaVine: All-Star (9:09) Did we win the Jimmy Butler Trade (?) discussion 12.0 (14:18) Should the Bulls be Buyers/Sellers/Neither at the trade deadline? (18:40) The Bulls financial flexibility for this upcoming summer (26:09), Marko Simonovic (30:56) The...

Duration:01:19:58

NBC SPORTS CHICAGO'S RYAN MCGUFFEY

3/5/2021
BETTING CHICAGO is thrilled to welcome to the pod NBC Sports Chicago's 'White Sox Talk' podcast host Ryan McGuffey! We discuss: Ryan's journey growing up a die-hard Sox fan to covering the team for NBC Sports Chicago (1:21), His experience being around the 2005 World Champion White Sox (3:21), Whether this talent-loaded current Sox roster has him reminiscing about the good teams of the past or the bad teams (6:36) What has Ryan most excited about this Sox team (10:05), The dynamite bullpen...

Duration:00:37:53

COMING TO AMERICA

3/3/2021
BETTING CHICAGO dips back into its 'Movie Pod Series' with the 1988 CLASSIC 'Coming To America'!!! Guests Dan Sanders-Joyce, Angel Parker (Marvel's Runaways) and Eric Nenninger (CW's The Flash) break down: What Eddie Murphy means to our childhood (2:30) Eddie's Legacy in the 80's (7:03), The unbelievable opening sequence (11:36) Which job would you want to have if you worked at the Joffer Kingdom? (13:45) James Earl Jones (20:35), The genius of playing 'Dual Roles' in film and can it be...

Duration:00:46:49

CUBS SPRING TRAINING PREVIEW

3/1/2021
BETTING CHICAGO taps its Cubs Consigliere's Shaun Graves and Dom Fortini to preview Spring Training for the Chicago Cubs! After a winter of discontent, does hope now spring eternal? (2:15), The biggest concerns surrounding this Cubs team (3:44), Is Joc Pederson an upgrade over Kyle Schwarber? (7:29), Could a prospect (Brennan Davis) surprise in camp? (10:35) We reveal our Spring Training rituals/traditions to get ready for the season (12:08), The Cubs offense is in 'prove-it' mode (16:57),...

Duration:00:52:48

WHITE SOX SPRING TRAINING PREVIEW

2/26/2021
BETTING CHICAGO lets loose a hilarious Chicago White Sox Spring Training preview with Pat Reidy and 'Good Guys Talk Back' Host Nick Murawski! The limitless optimism and hope surrounding this talented Sox team (1:40) A young squad with an 'unfinished business' mentality (4:50), The impact/upgrade of Tony LaRussa (7:24) We react to the Sox PECOTA projections (12:20), The talent in the radio/tv booth for 2021 (13:22), Our favorite Spring Training rituals/traditions that get us ready for a...

Duration:00:45:54

'BLACKHAWK UP'' WRITER JAKE WHEELER

2/25/2021
BETTING CHICAGO welcomes Fansided.com's 'Blackhawk Up' contributor Jake Wheeler to talk some hockey! The impressive (and unlikely) hot start for this young Hawks team (3:18), The ascendance of rookie goalie Kevin Lankinen (6:26), The rejuvenated Power Play (9:20) More important: The return of Alex DeBrincat's elite offensive game or the continued maturation of Dominik Kubalik (11:32) Jake's thoughts on Jeremy Colliton's coaching career (13:41) What the Hawks are missing without their...

Duration:00:37:05

WGN TV'S LARRY HAWLEY

2/24/2021
BETTING CHICAGO welcomes to the show, the excellent WGN TV Sports Producer Larry Hawley! We talk: Larry's career in sports journalism (1:40), That 'moment' he fell in love with sports and storytelling (7:32), Shining a light on mental health in sports (12:10) The Bears ongoing Quarterback situation (16:23), Can the Bears be successful at QB without trading draft capital? (21:04), Which team is more compelling in Chicago right now: the Bulls or Blackhawks? (31:29) And we finish up the pod...

Duration:00:59:00

METS PLAY-BY-PLAY ANNOUNCER WAYNE RANDAZZO

2/21/2021
BETTING CHICAGO is grateful and excited to welcome New York Mets play-by-play announcer, and Chicago's own, Wayne Randazzo! Wayne joins the pod to talk about his Chicago roots (1:02), His time calling games for the Kane County Cougars (3:54), the excitement surrounding Francisco Lindor on the Mets (7:10), Wayne's favorite inning to do play-by-play for (10:10) His thoughts on the highly competitive NL East (14:11), the upcoming prospects for the Cubs and White Sox (16:09) and we wrap up the...

Duration:00:21:41

THE CHARITY STRIPE'S ALEX TASSOPOULOS

2/18/2021
BETTING CHICAGO welcomes Bleav Producer and 'The Charity Stripe' co-founder and co-host Alex Tassopoulos! We discuss: The birth of 'The Charity Stripe' podcast (3:00), Carson Wentz is traded to the Colts (9:09), What's next for the Bears (12:02), Is Derek Carr worth a first-round pick? (17:01), Could Deshaun Watson or Russell Wilson be the Bears next target? (18:44) The history of Blockbuster Sports Trades and the 14-year Fernando Tatis contract (22:04), Alex's thoughts on the pro...

Duration:00:58:21

VALENTINE'S DAY: CHICAGO-STYLE W/ MIKE CHOI AND DAVID RISPOLI

2/12/2021
BETTING CHICAGO offers up a VALENTINE'S DAY SPECIAL! Resident guests Mike Choi and David Rispoli hop on the pod to have some fun as we play 'Stay Together-Or-Break Up' and 'Marry/Bang/Kill with some of your favorite Chicago traditions and athletes! Stay Together/Break Up: Cubs and Anthony Rizzo (2:29), Marry/Bang/Kill: Deep Dish Pizza, Italian Beef, Chicago-Style Hot Dog (8:30), M.B.K: Matt Nagy, Tony LaRussa, Jeremy Colliton (15:26) Stay/Together/Break Up: Bears and Khalil Mack (19:23),...

Duration:01:06:43

JON ZAGHLOUL TALKS CARSON WENTZ + CUBS/SOX

2/10/2021
BETTING CHICAGO welcomes back SportsTalkChicago.com and Chicago WCKG sports anchor Jon Zaghloul to break down the Carson Wentz-to-the-Bears trade rumors, Cubs, White Sox and MORE! Jon's take on Carson Wentz: The Player (1:55), The compensation for a player that perhaps has questionable leadership (4:30), The Eagles working trade negotiations through Twitter (6:05), Bears fans being subjected to false information and untrustworthy sources (9:55) and the Bears backup plan if they do not land...

Duration:00:44:43

BLEAV IN BULLS HOST NICK SCHULTZ

2/8/2021
BETTING CHICAGO welcomes onto the pod the Host of the 'Bleav in Bulls' podcast, Nick Schultz! We discuss: The current state of this young Bulls team (3:09), Expectations for the Bulls with a soft upcoming schedule in February (5:40) Nick talks the Lonzo Ball-to-the-Bulls trade rumors (7:10), Lauri Markkanen is hurt (again) (15:35), The growth of Zach LaVine (21:32), Our shared love for rookie Patrick Williams (31:50) And which veteran off the bench has impressed us the most this season...

Duration:00:57:39

DESHAUN WATSON/QB CAROUSEL TALK W/ DAVE RISPOLI

2/4/2021
BETTING CHICAGO caps off its SUPER BOWL WEEK by previewing the NFL offseason with Tuddy Guy and Fantasy Football Expert Dave Rispoli! We slot each NFL Team and their current QB situation into a set of tiers starting with the 'All Set' Group (2:15), Dave reacts to the Matthew Stafford/Jared Goff trade (6:05), We dive into the "Are We SURE They're Set?" Group (13:52) The 'Stuck in the Middle With You' Group of QB's (17:06), The teams that need to make 'Decisions, Decisions' (23:40)...

Duration:01:19:54

''85: THE GREATEST TEAM IN FOOTBALL HISTORY' DIRECTOR SCOTT PRESTIN

2/3/2021
BETTING CHICAGO continues SUPER BOWL WEEK by welcoming the Director of the documentary '85: The Greatest Team in Football History', Scott Prestin! Scott talks about his inspiration to take on the 1985 Chicago Bears (2:09), The state of Chicago Sports pre-85 Bears (4:30), Booking the Barack Obama interview (5:40) Meeting the '85 Bears (8:20), The Greatness of Walter Payton (11:02), Could Buddy Ryan and Mike Ditka's rocky relationship survived the modern social media era? (16:23) How the...

Duration:00:27:34

COMEDY IN SPORTS W/ NFL PREGAME'S NORM SOUSA

2/2/2021
BETTING CHICAGO continues SUPER BOWL WEEK by talking to 'NFL Pregame on Fox' writer/producer Norm Sousa! Norm hilariously recounts his experience on the field at last year's Super Bowl (2:55), Walks us through his journey from Canadien comedian to creating comedy sketches for the NFL (8:30), The delicate dance that is melding sports and comedy (15:50) and the difficulties making comedy in the pandemic (20:20). We finish up the pod discussing the Super Bowl (33:45), The matchup between...

Duration:00:50:38

LEGENDARY CHICAGO SPORTS ANCHOR GEORGE OFMAN

2/1/2021
BETTING CHICAGO kicks off a jam-packed SUPER BOWL WEEK of pods by welcoming Chicago Sports Anchor George Ofman! We discuss: The early days that got him into an award-winning career as a journalist (1:30), The iconic Chicago announcers of his youth (3:30) Getting a front row seat for Chicago Sports in the 90's (5:10), The moment he realized the Greatness of Jordan (8:20), MJ and the Chicago Media (10:30) George's inspiration for his new podcast, "Tell Me A Story I Don't Know" (16:20), His...

Duration:00:41:23

TODD GRASLEY TALKS DUGOUT MUGS AND CHIEFS/BUCS SUPER BOWL

1/28/2021
BETTING CHICAGO welcomes DugoutMugs.com's Todd Grasley onto the pod to talk his career in journalism, the power of the 'Mug', the Super Bowl and More! Todd's journey into journalism (1:54), The influence organized sports has on young kids (5:40), The modern athlete's use of social media during quarantine (8:10) Todd's former days as a bat boy in Tampa Bay (12:03), The soaring popularity of Dugout Mugs (16:20), Dugout Mugs involvement in David Ortiz' upcoming charity event (21:32) And we...

Duration:00:47:11

COUSIN SAL AND HIS BOOK 'CAN'T LOSE THEM ALL'

1/25/2021
BETTING CHICAGO is grateful and excited to welcome to the pod one of America's finest gambling connoisseurs, 'Cousin' Sal Iacono! You may know him from 'Guess The Lines' on the Bill Simmons Podcast, his hilarious comedy bits on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live', the Fox Sports Show 'Lock It In', or even his own podcast network 'Extra Points'! But today he is talking about his hilarious new book, "Can't Lose Them All', out January 26th! Cousin Sal and I discuss: The inspiration to compile his wildest...

Duration:00:25:18

BILLS/CHIEFS+ BUCS/PACKERS W/ MATT MCEWAN

1/22/2021
BETTING CHICAGO is ready to reveal its favorite picks and plays for a HUGE weekend of the NFL with SportsBettingDime.com's Matt McEwan! How the Mahomes injury has (and still could) effect the line on Bills/Chiefs (1:50), Do the 2020 Chiefs have a killer instinct? (7:20), Will this game hit the 'Over' on Total Points? (8:54), Matt's favorite prop plays and he reveals the website's final score for the game (15:29) Which team has more pressure heading into the weekend: the Bills or the...

Duration:00:41:42

NFL FINAL FOUR BETTING LINES W/ STEPHEN RODRIGUEZ

1/20/2021
BETTING CHICAGO gets you ready for Championship Weekend in the NFL by welcoming back the host of Bleav in New York Football, Stephen Rodriguez! We recap all the action from last week's Divisional Round (2:09), Debate the lines and our favorite plays for Buccaneers/Packers (7:21), Is it safe to bet on over/under totals this weekend for these four teams? (12:42) We preview Bills/Chiefs (14:39), How the Chiefs may try to attack the Bills defense with a banged-up Patrick Mahomes (16:10), Will...

Duration:00:42:23