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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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'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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English


Episodes

Bill Simmons Talks Rams-Chiefs, Super Bowl Value Picks, and Thanksgiving Day Games (Ep. 81)

11/20/2018
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Cousin Sal is joined by Bill Simmons and the Degenerate Trifecta to discuss the 'Monday Night Football' showdown in L.A., the best value Super Bowl picks based on the current seeding, and best bets for Thanksgiving Day games.

Duration:01:09:28

Harry's Hot Streak, Super Bowl Matchups, and More Props (Ep. 80)

11/14/2018
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Cousin Sal is joined by the Degenerate Trifecta to discuss Harry's ridiculous winning streak, the best longshot Super Bowl matchups, and another edition of 'Sharp Tank.'

Duration:01:01:43

Steelers-Panthers Preview, NFL Prop Specials, and NCAA Picks (Ep. 79)

11/7/2018
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Cousin Sal is joined by the Degenerate Trifecta to discuss the Carolina Panthers going up to Pittsburgh on Thursday night, who will get the first pick of the 2019 NFL Draft, the next head coach fired, and whether Le’Veon Bell will play this season. Then they give out their favorite wagers for this NCAA basketball season.

Duration:01:04:50

Three Best NFL Games, World Series Fallout, and America's Team With Gary Myers (Ep. 78)

10/30/2018
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Cousin Sal is joined by the Degenerate Trifecta to discuss Hue Jackson's dismissal, the three best NFL games this weekend, and the World Series MVP mystery. Then, 'The Athletic''s Gary Myers joins to chat about his book on the Dallas Cowboys and the state of America's best team.

Duration:01:20:21

Bad Beats, World Series Odds, and the Mailbag Returns (Ep. 77)

10/23/2018
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Cousin Sal is joined by the Degenerate Trifecta to discuss Brother Bri's treacherous weekend of bad beats, examine the NFL MVP odds, give out World Series best bets, and dive back into the mailbag to hear more degenerate gambling tales.

Duration:00:56:51

NBA Props and Futures With Bill Simmons and Joe House (Ep. 76)

10/15/2018
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Cousin Sal brings on Bill Simmons and Joe House to sift through the entire spectrum of NBA prop bets and futures and give out their best bets for 2018-19 season.

Duration:01:19:37

Best Bets, Bill Walsh Stories, and NFL Picks With Michael Lombardi (Ep. 75)

10/10/2018
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Cousin Sal is joined by the Degenerate Trifecta to celebrate one of the busiest times of the sports year by running through NFL, MLB, and NBA best bets. Then, Michael Lombardi hops on the line to discuss his new book 'Gridiron Genius' and the major story lines around the NFL so far this season.

Duration:01:25:08

Week 5 NFL Props, MLB Playoff Props, and More Sharp Tank (Ep. 74)

10/3/2018
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Cousin Sal is joined by the Degenerate Trifecta to discuss the best bet for Offensive Rookie of the Year, rapid-fire Week 5 NFL props, MLB futures and potential World Series matchups, and another edition of Sharp Tank.

Duration:01:18:30

NFL Division Favorites to Bet on, Week 4 Rapid-Fire Picks, and Hockey Props (Ep. 73)

9/26/2018
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Cousin Sal is joined by the Degenerate Trifecta to discuss which division favorites they trust the most, rapid-fire picks for Week 4, and interesting NHL props for the upcoming season before another edition of Sharp Tank.

Duration:01:06:10

Super Bowl Favorites, Week 3 Props, and Sharp Tank (Ep. 72)

9/19/2018
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Cousin Sal is joined by the Degenerate Trifecta to discuss Harry's decision to drop Cam Newton, the Patriots' and Rams' Super Bowl odds, Le'Veon Bell's holdout, and another edition of Sharp Tank.

Duration:01:08:49

NFL Week 1 Future Bets and Canelo-GGG Preview (Ep. 71)

9/12/2018
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Cousin Sal is joined by the Degenerate Trifecta to discuss NFL Week 1 best future bets, Heisman odds, and the rematch between Canelo and GGG.

Duration:01:04:50

The Degenerate NFL Season Props Preview (Ep. 70)

9/5/2018
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Cousin Sal is joined by the Degenerate Trifecta to discuss the best team futures bets, player futures bets, and determine which athlete from another sport would make the best NFL player.

Duration:01:02:14

The NFC Over-Unders With Bill Simmons (Ep. 69)

8/29/2018
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Cousin Sal is joined by Bill Simmons for part two of the annual NFL season preview discussing Philly's Super Bowl defense, the Cowboys's impending downfall, Mike Zimmer's defense, Cam Newton's MVP chances, Jimmy G's need for a celebrity girlfriend, Russell Wilson's bounce-back and more NFC teams to keep an eye on.

Duration:01:39:29

College Football Best Bets With Bobby Carpenter (Ep. 68)

8/22/2018
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Cousin Sal is joined by the Degenerate Trifecta to discuss conference odds, Heisman frontrunners, and more value picks across college football. Then former Dallas Cowboy and Ohio State standout Bobby Carpenter joins to give his best bets for this upcoming season.

Duration:01:38:22

'SummerSlam' Bets With the Miz and Brian Gewirtz (Ep. 67)

8/14/2018
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Cousin Sal is joined by WWE star the Miz and former WWE head writer Brian Gewirtz to discuss betting on professional wrestling, Cleveland's loss of LeBron, and the biggest story lines heading into this year's 'SummerSlam' in Brooklyn.

Duration:00:47:21

PGA Championship Best Bets With Joe House (Ep. 66)

8/7/2018
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Cousin Sal is joined by the Degenerate Trifecta to discuss the Red Sox sweeping the Yankees, Harry's WNBA betting woes, and the odds for first NFL coached fired this season. Then, Joe House joins to give out his players to watch out for this weekend at the PGA Championship.

Duration:01:22:36

Artie Lange and John Cynn (Ep. 65)

8/1/2018
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Cousin Sal is joined by comedian and author Artie Lange to discuss the many comedic tales in his new book and the best ways to live life to the fullest. Then, 2018 World Series of Poker winner John Cynn joins to give his best gambling tips and fantasy football strategies.

Duration:00:45:29

Fantasy Football Primer, Part 2, With Vince Young, Ronald Jones, Aaron Jones, and Jamaal Williams (Ep. 64)

7/24/2018
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Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta travel down to the National Fantasy Football Convention in Fort Worth, Texas, to discuss the value of keeper leagues, late-round sleeper picks, and players to stay away from this fantasy season. Then, Texas legend Vince Young joins to estimate how many times he's rewatched the 2005 national championship game tape, Buccaneers rookie running back Ronald Jones comes on for a few minutes to predict his touchdown total this season, and Packers running back...

Duration:00:38:22

Fantasy Football Primer, Part 1, With Matthew Berry (Ep. 63)

7/17/2018
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Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta travel down to the National Fantasy Football Convention in Fort Worth to discuss the dos and don'ts of fantasy football etiquette, some sleepers to watch out for this season, and more from the convention floor. Then, ESPN fantasy football guru Matthew Berry joins to run through the top fantasy story lines this season.

Duration:00:46:58

Brandt Tobler's Vegas Adventures and PropSwap Founder Ian Epstein (Ep. 62)

7/11/2018
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Cousin Sal is joined by comedian Brandt Tobler to discuss his life in gambling and how it affected his relationship with his father. Then Ian Epstein calls in to talk about PropSwap, a secondary market for sports bets.

Duration:01:01:34