Whale and Andy welcome long time friend @_Noops to the Deep Dive to breakdown the NBA Playoffs and hit the handicapping angles at play for the Conference Finals and Finals as well as what the eliminated contenders do now.
Andy and Whale celebrate the one year anniversary of the end of prohibition (of sports betting in the US) by welcoming advantage player and the foremost authority on the state of legal gaming in the US, Captain Jack Andrews (@capjack2000). Fascinating discussion on the state of the industry.
Andy and Whale set the stage for Derby weekend with a little horse betting 101 followed by an in-depth handicap of the race featuring horse racing aficionado Jimmy the Bag (@JimmyTheBag) at 23:00. They break down the race and hit all of the most interesting aspects of this year's run for the roses.
Andy and Whale welcome back Uncle Knish (@JoeyKnish22) for some NFL Draft Prop handicapping. They frame the overall draft expectations with breakdowns of the QB market demand and some of the key props with betting value.
NBA Playoffs handicapping spectacular ft Spoon in Vegas (@jt_spoon) we touch on life as an advantage player in the desert, handicapping playoff series and game-by-game betting then frame the playoff outcomes and likely title winners.
We welcome advantage player, known gambler and NHL sharp @RobPizzola to the Deep Dive to talk about NHL handicapping and the start of the NHL Playoffs. Lots of talk on process and learning how to be a better bettor.
A tradition unlike any other... Andy gives you golf winners. We preview the Masters with our good friend JD (@jmazzjd) breaking down what makes this course special from a handicapping perspective, touching on the top of the odds board and hitting the specialty props. FORE!
We welcome our friend in the desert @ChristianPina to breakdown his process for capping baseball. Christian hits for the cycle touching on markets, handicapping angles and who he's high and low on going forward this season.
Andy and Whale welcome back good friend of the pod @JayKrier and get into the round of 16 match-ups for the NCAA Tourney. We hit all the sides and totals including some fun props and who we expect to make the Final Four.
Andy and Whale take on one of the trickier parts of sports betting, evaluating trends. Some trends are obviously noise and some are indicative of key situations that need to be accounted for but what about the rest?
Andy and Whale welcome back good friend of the pod Mr. Locky Lockerson so frame the 2019 NCAA Men's College Basketball Tournament. The Madness extends beyond a breakdown of the field into a handicap of the most interesting 1st round matchups.
Andy and Whale welcome Ed Feng of The Power Rank (@thepowerrank) to go over strategy and tips for picking a group and constructing a bracket that will win you your March Madness pool. We cover analytics and modeling philosophy in general before diving into bracket optimization techniques.