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Against All Odds with Cousin Sal

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'Jimmy Kimmel Live' on-air personality and the host of "Cousin Sal’s Sure Thing," Sal Iacono breaks down the world of gambling across a variety of sports, including NFL, NBA, NHL, UFC, boxing, wrestling, and competitive hot dog eating. Each week, Sal offers up odds analysis as well as his best bets, and brings on celebrities, Vegas experts, and his pack of degenerate friends, who are shameless about discussing their latest wins and losses (mostly losses).

'Jimmy Kimmel Live' on-air personality and the host of "Cousin Sal’s Sure Thing," Sal Iacono breaks down the world of gambling across a variety of sports, including NFL, NBA, NHL, UFC, boxing, wrestling, and competitive hot dog eating. Each week, Sal offers up odds analysis as well as his best bets, and brings on celebrities, Vegas experts, and his pack of degenerate friends, who are shameless about discussing their latest wins and losses (mostly losses).

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United States

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The Ringer

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'Jimmy Kimmel Live' on-air personality and the host of "Cousin Sal’s Sure Thing," Sal Iacono breaks down the world of gambling across a variety of sports, including NFL, NBA, NHL, UFC, boxing, wrestling, and competitive hot dog eating. Each week, Sal offers up odds analysis as well as his best bets, and brings on celebrities, Vegas experts, and his pack of degenerate friends, who are shameless about discussing their latest wins and losses (mostly losses).

Language:

English


Episodes

NFL Week 5, Divisional Odds, Lebron takes a walk and Deplorable Defenses

10/6/2020
Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta run down their best bets for Week 5 and the best values for a division winner. Can the Dallas Cowboys still win the division, can you trust the Buffalo Bills and why is Brother Bri down on Derek Carr? Plus, a preview of the Red River Showdown between Texas and Oklahoma. The Miami Heat look to even the series against the Lakers in the NBA Finals and finally, a trip on the Riverboat Casino to discuss if not the Dallas Cowboys, what is the worst all-time...

Duration:00:03:36

NFL Week 4, NBA Finals, MLB Post Season and All-Time Debates

9/29/2020
Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta preview a huge week in sports, taking a look at the odds on the NBA Finals, the MLB Postseason and Week 4 in the NFL. Plus, some brutal Betaches as the Chargers fail to execute a game-winning Hook and Ladder or is it a Hook and Lateral? Harry loves Gordan Dragic but will one of the guys pick the Heat over the Lakers? And finally, it’s a war of words as the Riverboat Casino asks “Which sports debaters would you want to see?". To continue listening to...

Duration:00:04:58

NFL Week 3, MVP Odds and Viva Las Vegas

9/23/2020
Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta give their picks for Week 3 in the NFL including a showdown between the Chiefs and Ravens with early MVP implications. Plus, after picking Bryson DeChambeau at 28/1 to win the US Open, The Parlay Kid rides his hot streak with more winners including the Miami Heat to finish off the Boston Celtics. Finally, from the '86 Mets to the '98 Bulls, which team in sports history would have been the most fun to watch spend a season in Las Vegas. To continue...

Duration:00:05:29

NFL Week 2, NBA Playoffs, Stanley Cup, and Best Bets

9/15/2020
Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta return to go over some “Bet Aches”, preview the biggest matchups in the NFL, before looking at their favorite NBA and NHL odds, and then give out their “Sharp Tank” best bets. To continue listening to Against All Odds, subscribe to the Against All Odds: Extra Points Edition, which is the blue Against All Odds logo where ever you get your podcasts. Or go to ExtraPoints.com

Duration:00:07:44

Finally Football: Week 1 Wagers

9/8/2020
Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta are ready to kickoff the NFL season with a look at Week 1’s biggest games, Brady’s debut with the Bucs and the Mike McCarthy era begins in Dallas. Plus a look at their favorite prop bets as well as the NBA and NHL playoffs. They wrap up the show debating the most memorable meltdown between an athlete and an official as well as their best bets for the week! To continue listening to Against All Odds subscribe to the blue AAO logo, or visit ExtraPoints.com

Duration:00:05:12

AFC Over/Under Team Wins + Player Propapalooza

9/4/2020
Cousin Sal and The Degenerate Trifecta are back for the second half of their NFL gambling season preview with a breakdown of the AFC, including player props and over/unders from every division from Belichick's AFC East to the Mahome's Chiefs in the West. Go to https://extrapoints.com/

Duration:00:04:48

NFC Over/Under Team Wins + Player Propapalooza

9/3/2020
Cousin Sal and The Degenerate Trifecta kickoff their NFL gambling season with a look at the NFC and give their predictions. How far does Cousin Sal have his beloved Cowboys going, will any of the D3 take TB12 to win the NFC South and some incredible player props that you don’t want to miss. Go to extrapoints.com for more!

Duration:00:06:53

One Last Murray-Mitchell Matchup, NFL MVP, and The Most Stunning Play That Screwed You

9/1/2020
Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta discuss the NHL and NBA playoffs as they look forward to a huge Game 7 between Denver and Utah. Harry has a major case of the bet-aches and the guys look at the odds for NFL MVP and Offensive Rookie of the Year. Then it's a trip on the Riverboat Casino as everyone recalls the most stunning single play they've lost a bet on and how many of them involved the Patriots.

Duration:01:12:26

The Wild West, Mild East, and The Playoffs Inbetween

8/25/2020
Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta relive some fun “Bet Aches,” then dole out their best bets for the NBA and NHL Playoffs, before debating the greatest unscripted sports show.

Duration:00:55:20

Playoff Best Bets, Cormier's Loss, and Best Headbutt

8/18/2020
Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta return with more “Bet Aches,” before looking at the NBA and NHL Playoffs as well as the best headbutt in sports.

Duration:00:55:43

Stanley Cup Odds, NBA Craziness, UFC 252, and Most Terrifying Giant

8/11/2020
Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta air their gambling grievances during “Bet Aches,” break down NHL Playoff odds, preview Daniel Cormier’s third matchup with Stipe Miocic at UFC 252, and debate the scariest giant of all-time.

Duration:00:55:23

NBA Betting Snags, Early NHL Playoff Odds, and Bizarre Met Moments

8/4/2020
Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta link up to discuss the latest in baseball and how much longer it will continue, the high-scoring success in the NBA, who they like in the NHL, PGA picks, the most outrageous of-the-field NY Met moments, and their best bets.

Duration:01:06:43

The Return of MLB, NBA, Mike Tyson, and The Podcast!

7/28/2020
Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta are discuss the return of baseball (03:00), basketball (12:00), Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. (25:00), and their best bets for the week (30:00).

Duration:00:47:01

NFL Comeback Player of the Year, Charles Schwab Challenge, and Toughest Actor

6/10/2020
Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta look at the odds for NFL Comeback Player of the Year (02:30), the toughest leading man in film history (11:00), and their best bets for the week (19:00) before Joe House joins the show to break down the Charles Schwab Challenge (32:45).

Duration:00:56:01

NFL Coach of the Year Odds, Stanley Cup Odds, and Daniel Negreanu

5/27/2020
Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta go over Tom Brady’s performance in "The Match 2" (00:45), NHL Stanley Cup odds (14:15), NFL Coach of the Year odds (22:45), and the combination of sports they’d like back (32:00). Then, professional poker player Daniel Negreanu joins the show to discuss how the pandemic has affected Las Vegas and the gambling world (40:00), and how the NHL playoffs may shake out (01:00:30).

Duration:01:04:41

The Return of Sports, Goodbye to ‘The Last Dance,’ and NBA Odds

5/20/2020
Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta are back to go over their best bet results (01:30), final takeaways on the Michael Jordan documentary (12:15), NBA title odds (25:45), and what they look forward to most in the NFL’s return (32:30). Lastly, they wrap up the show with Sharp Tank (37:15).

Duration:00:48:09

NFL QB Odds, Gambling on MJ and the Bulls, Plus Richard Esquinas

5/13/2020
Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta return to discuss the odds for the quarterback controversies in the NFL (01:30), the NBA gambling landscape during Michael Jordan and the Bulls' dominant years (18:00), who should be Mike Tyson’s next opponent (30:15), and the best bets of the week (37:30). Then, author Richard Esquinas calls in to discuss how he met Michael Jordan, their fallout, and whether gambling was the reason MJ left the NBA for baseball (45:30).

Duration:01:10:35

UFC 249, Best Bets, and Dustin “the Diamond” Poirier

5/7/2020
Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta are back to break down this Saturday’s UFC 249 card, including Tony Ferguson vs. Justin Gaethje, Henry Cejudo vs. Dominik Cruz, and Francis Ngannou vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik (01:30). Then former UFC lightweight champion and “The King of Lafayette,” Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier, calls in to discuss his nicknames (35:30), his past two fights (40:30), who he likes in this weekend’s matchups (43:30), and his charity, The Good Fight Foundation (49:00).

Duration:00:51:14

Fallout From the NFL Draft, Rookies of the Year, Most Punchable Face, and Andrew Brandt

4/28/2020
Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta break down their wins and losses from the virtual NFL draft (01:00), before giving their favorites for next year’s Offensive Rookie of the Year (15:00), Defensive Rookie of the Year (22:15), and who had the most punchable face in 'The Last Dance' (38:30). Then, Andrew Brandt of the 'Business of Sports' podcast joins the show to discuss his experience in drafting Aaron Rodgers while being vice president of the Packers (47:30), what he thinks the NFL...

Duration:01:07:15

NFL Draft, Best Bets, and the ’92 Cowboys in Quarantine, With Michael Irvin

4/21/2020
Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta give out their best bets and favorite props for the NFL draft, including Tua or Herbert, how many QBs in the first round, first wide receiver drafted, more offensive or defensive players selected in the first round (33:30), and custom bets (45:30), plus what they will miss most from the old draft (56:00). Then, Michael Irvin calls in to talk about being drafted (01:05:30), his first time meeting Jerry Rice (01:14:00), his favorite receivers in the draft...

Duration:01:35:10