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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

Conference Championship Best Bets With Geoff Schwartz (Ep. 89)

1/16/2019
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Cousin Sal is joined by The Degenerate Trifecta to choose sides for conference championship weekend and discuss Kyler Murray's draft position props. Then, former NFL offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz joins to discuss the O-line play and more subtle items to watch out for this weekend.

Duration:01:23:53

Manny Pacquiao Plus Divisional Round Best Bets (Ep. 88)

1/9/2019
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Cousin Sal is joined by the Degenerate Trifecta to give out the best bets for each NFL game this weekend, the longshot odds for the national title next season, and another edition of 'Sharp Tank.' Then, Manny Pacquiao joins to discuss his career at 40 and his upcoming fight against former four-division titlist Adrien Broner.

Duration:00:54:46

Wild-Card Weekend Best Bets (Ep. 87)

1/2/2019
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Cousin Sal is joined by the Degenerate Trifecta to discuss the best bets in every wild-card game this weekend and then break down the Alabama-Clemson national championship game Monday night.

Duration:00:55:20

Special Super Dave Tribute (Ep. 86)

1/2/2019
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In honor of comedic legend Super Dave Osborne's passing, Cousin Sal and Bill Simmons decide to rerun an episode from late 2017 featuring the great Bob Einstein discussing an array of topics, including his comedic inspirations and his all-time favorite 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' episode.

Duration:01:03:24

NFL MVP, Week 16 Matchups, and Celebrity Fans (Ep. 85)

12/19/2018
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Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta handicap three big NFL games, guess some NFL special props, dip into the mailbag, and wrap up the show with Sharp Tank.

Duration:01:02:13

The Worst Hall of Famers, Special Props, Week 15 Best Bets (Ep. 84)

12/12/2018
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Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta break down a few special prop bets and three of this week’s marquee NFL matchups before debating the worst sports Hall of Fame inductee and diving into the mailbag.

Duration:00:54:42

Week 14 Best Bets Plus NCAA Bowl Breakdown (Ep. 83)

12/4/2018
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Cousin Sal teams up with the Degenerate Trifecta to run through their favorite upcoming matchups in the NFL, enticing college football bowl games, and the best eight consecutive sports days of the year.

Duration:01:08:16

NFL Prop Specials, Conference Championships, and 'Sharp Tank' (Ep. 82)

11/28/2018
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Cousin Sal is joined by The Degenerate Trifecta to discuss Saints-Cowboys, the best bet for most interceptions this season, NCAA conference championship games, and the most lopsided rivalries in sports.

Duration:01:07:45

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