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Against All Odds with Cousin Sal (Extra Points Edition)

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Jimmy Kimmel Live and Lock It In on-air personality Cousin Sal joins a weekly rotating cast of comedians to take a look at sports, entertainment and pop culture propositions through a gambling lens.

Jimmy Kimmel Live and Lock It In on-air personality Cousin Sal joins a weekly rotating cast of comedians to take a look at sports, entertainment and pop culture propositions through a gambling lens.


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Jimmy Kimmel Live and Lock It In on-air personality Cousin Sal joins a weekly rotating cast of comedians to take a look at sports, entertainment and pop culture propositions through a gambling lens.






Knicks/Lakers, Bri’s Betache, NFL Wins Over/Unders, Most Disappointing Steroid Moment

The Degenerate Trifecta’s hot streak continues as the Parlay Kid has won 3 in a row and Harry is 17-4 over the last three weeks. Tonight, the guys look to rebound on First to Ten Tuesday as Brother Brian picks between the Knicks and Lakers. Plus, the guys give their player prop bets as the Lakers fight to stay out of the play-in opening round and the Knicks look to lock up a top seed. Brother Bri likes Reggie Bullock to score over 12.5 and Parlay Kid takes Nerlens Noel to score under 5.5. Is...


NFL Offensive/Defensive ROY Odds, Alvarez/Saunders, Harry Denies Ever Eating a Big Mac

Cousin Sal found out that Harry put in less money than the rest of the Degenerate Trifecta on their First to Ten Tuesday pick even though he was the one who made the pick (02:00). With the NFL Draft complete the guys make their early picks for NFL offensive and defensive rookie of the year. Brother Brian likes Najee Harris (+1500), Parlay Kid is all in on Kyle Pitts (+1300) and Harry and Cousin Sal make the case of Zach Wilson at (+700). Then it’s defensive player of the year odds as Parlay...


First to 10 Tuesday, AFC West Odds, and NBA Western Conference Odds

The Degenerate Trifecta is rolling with a 22-4 record over their last Extra Points bets and tonight the guys introduce their First to Ten Tuesday as Harry makes the pick in Raptors/Clippers once he understands how it works (02:00). Then Cousin Sal has a last second Bet-ache thanks to Julius Randle and Parlay Kid can’t stop betting on the UFC (08:15). The guys take a look at AFC West odds with the rumors of Aaron Rodgers possibly being traded to Denver; Brother Bri thinks the Chiefs will be...


Kenny Mayne, NFL Draft Round One Reactions, Raiders Reach, Rodgers Rumors, Harry Angry with Cowboys

The Degenerate Trifecta goes 3 for 3 on their best bets on the opening night of the NFL Draft. The Las Vegas Raiders once again frustrated Brother Bri after they drafted offensive tackle, Alex Leatherwood whom many experts thought was a huge reach (02:00). Cousin Sal and the guys discuss the Aaron Rodgers trade rumors and why he might want to leave the Packers. The Broncos didn’t draft a quarterback and The Parlay Kid wonders if the Rams might want a do-over on the Matthew Stafford trade now...


Harry’s Hot Streak, Boseman Betache, Pitts Lock at #4?, Third QB Taken and First Player Taken at Positions

Harry is riding a hot streak and is so confident he is also giving out exact scores (02:00). Cousin Sal’s Bet-Ache this week came from the Oscars as Sir Anthony Hopkins won Best Actor over the late Chadwick Boseman (05:00). Sal is frustrated from hearing all the NFL draft experts and is ready for the draft to start already (10:15). He and Parlay Kid are convinced the 49ers traded up to take Trey Lance. Plus, is Kyle Pitts a lock with the #4 pick ? Harry thinks the Falcons could take Justin...


Matt Leinart on Nearly Being Drafted by Saints, Urban Meyer to Jacksonville, Pete Carroll to USC, and the Draft's Top QBs | Plus: Harry's Shot

The Parlay Kid just missed on a Brandon Ingram player prop because he was taken out in a blow-out win and people are disputing Harry’s winning bets on Twitter (02:00). Then Cousin Sal and the guys discuss which quarterback the 49ers may take in the draft as the odds continue to change and Harry isn’t convinced Justin Fields will be any good in the NFL (06:30). The guys discuss Julius Randle’s climbing odds (-600) for Most Improved Player a bet they gave out months ago. Plus, it’s a showdown...


Brutal Bet-Aches, Steph MVP Odds, LaMelo is Back, Yankees Struggling, Sal’s Autocorrect Issue

It was a tough week of Bet-Aches for the Degenerate Trifecta as Brother Bri says betting Ben Askren was one of the worst decisions of his life. The guys discuss Askren’s legacy. Harry’s Bet-Ache is Martin Truex Jr. after he gets a penalty for speeding and the Parlay Kid learned his lesson to never bet the Jets even in hockey (01:15). The Knicks are rolling and it’s great for the NBA, plus Steph Curry’s MVP odds climb to 18-1 – could he actually win it? Sal says there are too many great...


The Miz & Brian Gewirtz, WrestleMania, Young Rock, League of Leagues, Cleveland Browns Bet

Cousin Sal is joined by WWE Superstar The Miz and former WWE writer, SVP of Development of Seven Bucks Productions Brian Gewirtz to talk about WrestleMania, sports, betting and their League of Leagues. Miz talks about the origins of his Cleveland Indians fandom, what he would want from the old Municipal Stadium and listening to Game 7 of the 2016 World Series on a plane to Abu Dhabi to a WWE event. Miz brags about winning last year’s League of Leagues and how much time and effort that goes...


NBA Division Winner Odds, WR/TE NFL Draft, Super Bowl Clutch Catches, Jake Paul Fight

The Degenerate Trifecta has been on a roll as the Parlay Kid cashes in on what he calls the easiest bet of his life. But as always, the guys discuss their Bet-Aches as the Parlay Kid basically took everyone at The Masters except the winner, Hideki Matsuyama (03:15). With the news Jamal Murray is out indefinitely with a torn ACL, the Nuggets championship odds take a dive. The guys discuss NBA division winner odds as Brother Bri breaks down the Atlantic Division and Parlay Kid predicts the...


Makin’ Money with Megan, One Whining Moment, 2022 NCAA Basketball Odds, NFL Draft #3 Pick

The Masters opening round has begun and the guys are early scoreboard watching. The Parlay Kid is already frustrated with the Yankees and admits you can’t give Aaron Judge a long-term contract and Gleyber Torres needs to move from full-time shortstop. Now that the NCAA tournament is over, Sal debuts angry fan voicemails in the first ever One Whining Moment. Then the guys look at 2022 NCAA basketball odds as Sal likes Gonzaga, while the Parlay Kid likes Ohio State. With the NFL Draft...


Gonzaga/Baylor Recap, The Masters Betting Preview, NBA MVP

Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta are back to discuss the college basketball national championship as the guys were impressed by how Baylor dominated Gonzaga. While the guys did well betting on the game, Harry still managed to have a bet-ache as Harry was done in by Harry. Then it’s a massive Masters preview as the guys preview one of their favorite tournaments of the year. The Parlay Kid looks to continue his hot golf streak with Collin Morikawa (29-1), while Brother Bri thinks the...


Final Four, Metta World Peace, and Opening Day

It’s baseball Opening Day and the Parlay Kid already has issues with this season as he laments about the extra inning gimmick and playing in cold weather cities this early. Plus, Brother Bri threatens to be done with betting on baseball after one day (02:00). Then Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta break down the Final Four as they make their picks and Harry likes one game to go under and one game to go over. Plus, player prop bets including the tournament’s outstanding player and why...


Mega Baseball Preview: MLB Futures with Jen Piacenti and Card Wars with Paul Lo Duca and Caleb Keller

Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta are back to discuss a wild few days in the NCAA tournament (02:00). Harry has been hot betting on college basketball; unfortunately, he hasn’t on all the other sports (07:45). Jen Piacenti joins the show to discuss this season’s baseball futures bets including wins totals, divisions winners, to make playoffs, individual players to win statistical categories and World Series predictions- including the possibility of another Subway Series in October...


Steve Lavin, Sunday Sweet Sixteen Matchups, Harry’s Favorite Chicken Sandwich

After the Penguins beat them again, is betting against the Buffalo Sabers the best bet in all of sports (02:00)? Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta break down the underwhelming NBA trade deadline and how it affects future odds (03:00). Then it’s a preview of Sunday’s Sweet 16 games as Creighton looks to stop Gonzaga, Alabama/UCLA, Michigan/Florida State and USC/Oregon. Plus, best value bets to win the Final Four (07:30). Then former UCLA and St. John’s head coach Steve Lavin joins to...


Sweet Sixteen Matchups, NBA MVP/ROY, Cinderella Tuition Challenge Update

Harry attempts to try to explain how the new NCAA tournament television schedule plays into gambling, only for it to end in more confusion. The Degenerate Trifecta Cinderella Tuition Challenge goes 0-3! The guys discuss their Bet-Aches and wrap up an upset filled first two rounds of the NCAA tournament (09:00). Then they look forward to Saturday’s Sweet Sixteen matchups as Loyola-Chicago (6.5) is now a favorite against Oregon State as well as the comparisons between Cameron Krutwig and...


First Round Bets, Final Four Predictions, Cinderella Tuition Challenge with Tate Frazier

As the NCAA basketball tournament begins, Tate Frazier makes his triumphant return to Against All Odds but before talking hoops, Tate discusses how Heel Producer Jim Cunningham saved his job at their old company. Cousin Sal gives out the Extra Points Bet-ache phone number (818-208-1681) to call throughout the tournament and give your One Whining Moment. Tate compares North Carolina’s first round opponent Wisconsin to Duke and predicts Roy Williams will retire before Coach K and Jim Boeheim...


NCAA Tournament, D3 Cinderella Tuition Challenge Regional Winners, Sharp Tank

The NCAA Bracket is out and from Valvano to Valparaiso, the guys recall their first March Madness Memories that come to mind. Cousin Sal introduces the Extra Points Degenerate Trifecta Cinderella Tuition Challenge – and puts the call out for students from UC- Santa Barbra, Georgetown and Winthrop – if they win, you win! Brother Bri has a bad Bet-ache as he jinxes himself before the Oklahoma St. game even starts. Then the guys break down every NCAA Tournament Region looking for the best value...


Gobert-versary, Conference Tournament, HR Champ Odds, Sharp Tank

Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta recall one year ago when the NBA abruptly postponed games as Rudy Gobert and Tom Hanks tested positive for Covid. A year later Duke’s season ends abruptly and Coach K’s consecutive NCAA tournament streak is over. Our own Coach PK tells us what he would say to the team. There is a debate over the pronunciation of the word tournament. From the Big 12, Big 10 and SEC the guys pick conference tournament games. Then it’s a MLB baseball preview as Cousin Sal...


Dak’s Big Deal, NCAA Conference Tournament Bets, and Teddy Atlas

Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta react to the news of Dak Prescott’s 4-year, $160 million deal with the Cowboys. Harry counters that they could have spent that money on Deshaun Watson (02:00). Then the guys discuss their Bet-aches as Harry has a score update malfunction, the Parlay Kid retires from betting on UFC again and Brother Bri suffers a real knee to the head of a betache (06:00). Legendary boxing trainer and fight commentator, Teddy Atlas joins the show to discuss why...


The Degenerate Draft, NBA Awards, UFC 259, Harry is WAC’d

Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta recap their first ever Extra Points Degenerate Gambling Draft as the real strategy was that no one had any strategy. With so much sports on, Harry is blown away by an episode of Jeopardy and Brian thinks he’s discovered a gambling tell in Harry’s videos. Heading into NBA All-Star Weekend the guys take a look at NBA Awards- Joel Embiid (+210) is now the favorite for Regular Season MVP, Harry tries to convince everyone there is value in long shot Clint...