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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

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

The World Cup and the Best Value Bets in the MLB (Ep. 61)

7/3/2018
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Cousin Sal is joined by the Degenerate Trifecta to discuss the latest news surrounding the World Cup before tackling the best value bets in the MLB. Then the guys give their best bets for the week.

Duration:00:54:43

Bill Simmons AAO Takeover (Ep. 60)

6/26/2018
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Bill Simmons handles hosting duties in Cousin Sal's absence and leans on the Degenerate Trifecta to discuss betting trends for the World Cup, the Yankees–Red Sox series this weekend, and NBA Rookie of the Year odds.

Duration:01:02:04

Dicky Barrett and NBA Draft Prop Bets (Ep. 59)

6/20/2018
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Cousin Sal is joined by the Mighty Mighty Bosstones frontman and 'Against All Odds' theme music–maker Dicky Barrett to discuss his new album and his pivotal performance in 'Clueless.' Then, the Degenerate Trifecta hops on the line to give out the best NBA draft prop bets on the board.

Duration:00:57:03

Sal's Hospital Call and U.S. Open Best Bets, With Joe House (Ep. 58)

6/13/2018
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Cousin Sal is joined by the Degenerate Trifecta to discuss the simultaneous championship celebrations in Oakland and D.C., the World Cup bets to watch out for, and their best bets for this week's U.S. Open. Then Joe House joins to give out his U.S. Open winners and break down Tommy Fleetwood's glorious locks.

Duration:01:01:26

Mets Legend Keith Hernandez and Potential Final NBA Finals Bets (Ep. 57)

6/6/2018
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Cousin Sal is joined by the Degenerate Trifecta to discuss Stephen Curry's MVP chances, the Golden Knights' comeback chances, and best bets for the weekend. Then, New York Mets legend Keith Hernandez calls in to give his thoughts on baseball today and his many guest appearances on 'Seinfeld.'

Duration:01:11:43

NBA Finals Best Bets With Bill Simmons and Joe House (Ep. 56)

5/30/2018
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Cousin Sal is joined by Bill Simmons and Joe House to discuss the best value picks for the NBA Finals. Then the Degenerate Trifecta hops on the line to give out some Finals best bets and college softball winners.

Duration:01:06:21

Sal's Sixth Consecutive Winner, NBA and NHL Thoughts, and More Best Bets (Ep. 55)

5/23/2018
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Cousin Sal is joined by the Degenerate Trifecta to discuss the NBA conference finals (5:00), Harry’s roulette system (10:00), the winning ways of the Vegas Golden Knights (23:00), way-too-early college football lines (36:00), and Draymond Green's number of technical fouls (40:00).

Duration:00:55:38

The Supreme Court Sal-abration Podcast (Ep. 54)

5/16/2018
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Cousin Sal is joined by the Degenerate Trifecta to discuss/celebrate the US Supreme Court's decision to lift the ban on sports gambling, and give their best bets (1:05), then Sal calls up former NHL center, Head Coach, and fellow gambler Eddie Olczyk to talk about the strange NHL playoffs, and hitting the trifecta at the Kentucky Derby (26:20), Finally Sal talks with with his old friend and Director of Sports Law at Tulane University Gabe Feldman about exactly what lifting the ban on sports...

Duration:01:08:46

NBA and NHL Conference Finals Best Bets (Ep. 53)

5/9/2018
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Cousin Sal is joined by the Degenerate Trifecta to discuss the Warriors-Rockets showdown (10:00), the surprising Vegas Golden Knights (30:00), and ways to discipline Brad Marchand's licking fascination (35:00).

Duration:00:48:02