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Give us 10 minutes and we'll give you the arsenal necessary to successfully navigate the sports betting market. 600 seconds of vital sports wagering information brought to you by San Francisco radio host and analyst Joe Fortenbaugh.

Give us 10 minutes and we'll give you the arsenal necessary to successfully navigate the sports betting market. 600 seconds of vital sports wagering information brought to you by San Francisco radio host and analyst Joe Fortenbaugh.
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Give us 10 minutes and we'll give you the arsenal necessary to successfully navigate the sports betting market. 600 seconds of vital sports wagering information brought to you by San Francisco radio host and analyst Joe Fortenbaugh.






Episode 166: Championship Weekend Action Report

Which positions have the sharps established in the build-up to the AFC and NFC Championship games? @JoeFortenbaugh visits with the Vice President of Risk Management for the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook Jeff Sherman to get an idea of which way the action is flowing. Fortenbaugh and Sherman also discuss Super Bowl LIII advanced lines as well as 2020 Super Bowl futures. CLICK HERE to claim your free bet up to $500* at DraftKings: [0:00-13:23]:...


Episode 165: NFL Divisional Round weekend

Underdogs went 4-0 during the Wild Card round and have now covered the number in 10 straight playoff games. Should we expect that trend to continue this weekend with the Colts, Cowboys, Chargers and Eagles? @JoeFortenbaugh visits that topic and previews each of the four Divisional Round matchups with professional sports bettor Ace Karalis in this episode of The Sharp 600. Use promo code “COVERS” at


Episode 164: Wild Card weekend + Alabama-Clemson

And then…there were only two. It’s Alabama and Clemson for the 2019 National Championship and @JoeFortenbaugh is here to preview Monday night’s showdown at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara with ESPN’s Doug Kezirian, who also offers his thoughts on each of the NFL’s four Wild Card matchups this weekend. Is Jason Garrett primed to win his second career playoff game? Will the Chargers exact revenge for their Week 16 loss to the Ravens? Turn on, tune in, drop out. Use promo code “COVERS” at...


Episode 163: NFL Week 17 + Bowl Season, Part III

It’s the final episode of the year! Will Alabama and Clemson cover massive point spreads against Oklahoma and Notre Dame, respectively? Is Central Florida headed for a 26th straight win? Will Urban Meyer exit Ohio State a winner in the Rose Bowl? Where can we find value as it pertains to Sunday’s NFL card? @JoeFortenbaugh visits these topics and more with Sam Panayotovich of the Vegas Stats & Information Network and “Chicken Dinner” podcast. Use promo code “COVERS” at


Episode 162: NFL Week 16

Do the Pittsburgh Steelers have enough gas left in the tank to defeat the Saints in New Orleans one week after upsetting the Patriots? Will the Chiefs maintain control of the top seed in the AFC by defeating the Seahawks in Seattle? If Monday night marks the final time the city of Oakland hosts the Raiders, will the Silver & Black go out on top by sliding past the Broncos? @JoeFortenbaugh and Larry Hartstein from Sportsline and CBS Sports discuss those topics and more in episode 162. Use...


Episode 161: Bowl Season, Part II

The dogs have been silenced as the start of bowl season has seen the favorites dominate the action through the opening week of play. Will the tables turn as we approach New Year’s Eve? For some insight into how the sharp minds are attacking the next wave of college football’s postseason action, @JoeFortenbaugh welcomes back professional sports bettor Bill Krackomberger ( to the podcast. Use promo code “COVERS” at


Episode 160: NFL Week 15

Are the Los Angeles Chargers the best team in football after storming into Arrowhead Stadium on Thursday night and shocking the Chiefs? Why are the Colts laying a full 3 points against the red-hot Cowboys? Can Mike Tomlin finally get past Bill Belichick? For the answers to those questions and more, @JoeFortenbaugh turns to good friend Gill Alexander from the Vegas Stats & Information Network and Beating the Book podcast. Use promo code “COVERS” at


Episode 159: Bowl Season, Part I

Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to one of them most magical times of year. College Football Bowl Season is officially back! With five games on Saturday’s card, @JoeFortenbaugh turns to professional bettor and handicapper Brian Edwards (, for the sides you should be closely monitoring this weekend and beyond. In addition, Edwards drops the scoop on two additional bowl games that he absolutely loves this winter. Use promo code “COVERS” at...


Episode 158: Welcome to Bowl Season!

Did the College Football Playoff Committee make a mistake by leaving the Georgia Bulldogs out of the Final Four? Will the Texas Longhorns (+11) take advantage of a potentially flat Georgia program in the Allstate Sugar Bowl? Less than one week after the bowl game point spreads hit the board, where has the sharp action surfaced? Westgate SuperBook Director John Murray joins @JoeFortenbaugh for a bowl game primer you can’t afford to miss. Use promo code “COVERS” at


Episode 157: NFL Week 14

Is Tom Brady cursed when it comes to playing in Miami? How will the Green Bay Packers perform after the firing of longtime head coach Mike McCarthy? Can Mitchell Trubisky lead the Bears past the NFC’s top-seeded Los Angeles Rams? @JoeFortenbaugh looks for answers to those questions and more with CBS Sports HQ’s Nick Kostos in Episode 157. Use promo code “COVERS” at [0:00-1:13]: The Rundown [1:14-4:00]:...


Episode 156: CFB Championship Weekend with Chris Andrews

If you thought what Ohio State did to Michigan last Saturday afternoon was a surprise, imagine waking up at 11:30pm Wednesday night to find out that Baby No. 2 was planning to join the world more than a week early. That’s right, @JoeFortenbaugh is out of action for the next few days due to the birth of his second son, but not before he talked to Chris Andrews (Sportsbook Director at the South Point Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas) about the upcoming college football championship weekend. Use...


Episode 155: NFL Week 12

One of the greatest sports betting weekends of the year concludes with Sunday’s NFL slate. Will Hue Jackson get his revenge against the Cleveland Browns? Are the Steelers headed for trouble in Denver? What do we make of all these double-digit favorites? @JoeFortenbaugh turns to Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook head oddsmaker Ed Salmons for the scoop. Use promo code “COVERS” at [0:00-1:15]: The Rundown...


Episode 154: College Football Week 14

For several programs around the country, the moment of truth has arrived. Will Mike Leach finally find his way past in-state rival Chris Petersen and the Washington Huskies? Is Jim Harbaugh headed for his first career coaching victory over Ohio State, or is -4 too much to lay on the road with the Wolverines? Will West Virginia rebound off of last week’s brutal upset loss at Oklahoma State? For an in-depth dive into these games and more, @JoeFortenbaugh welcomes ESPN College GameDay’s Chris...


Episode 153: Rams/Chiefs + Turkey Day picks

Happy Thanksgiving, everybody! For those of you who plan on firing early and often this holiday week, let @JoeFortenbaugh and professional sports bettor and handicapper Ace Karalis take you through the slate game by game, with Ace sprinkling in a few college football plays for good measure. Use promo code “COVERS” at [0:00-1:08]: The Rundown [1:09-4:42]: Rams/Chiefs preview and pick [4:43-5:54]: Monkey...


Episode 152: NFL Week 11

Will Mitchell Trubisky and the Chicago Bears (-2.5) rise to the occasion on Sunday night against the Minnesota Vikings? Will Rams-Chiefs close with the highest total in NFL history? If so, is there value to be had in betting the under? Week 11 offers a plethora of storylines, so @JoeFortenbaugh turns to good friend and 2011 Westgate SuperContest Champion Brady Kannon for some insight into navigating the NFL card. Use promo code “COVERS” at


Episode 151: College Football Week 12

The marquee matchups are few and far between this weekend, but that doesn’t mean we can’t make some money exploiting a few key spots on Saturday’s card. For some insight on how best to attack the schedule, @JoeFortenbaugh talks with Jonathan Von Tobel of the Vegas Stats & Information Network (SiriusXM 204). In addition, Fortenbaugh discusses the return of “The Mother Of All Spots,” which takes place Thursday night in Seattle. Use promo code “COVERS” at


Episode 150: NFL Week 10

After the sportsbooks got hammered in Week 9, will Vegas bookmakers respond by making subtle adjustments to their Week 10 point spreads? Are the Saints, Rams and Chargers laying too many points? @JoeFortenbaugh and professional handicapper and sports bettor Marco D’Angelo ( discuss these questions and more in Episode 150\. Fortenbaugh opens the show looking to go 8-2 with his 6-point teaser plays and brings down the curtain with four Week 10 sides. Use promo code “COVERS” at...


Episode 149: College Football Week 11

The big question on everybody’s mind is whether or not Alabama will fall victim to the dreaded “letdown spot” this Saturday as 24-point favorites against Mississippi State. For a look behind the sportsbook counter to find out what the sharps and pubic have been betting this week, @JoeFortenbaugh talks with Jason Simbal, Vice President of Risk for CG Technology in Las Vegas. Fortenbaugh closes the show looking to build on a two-week run in which the podcast has gone 9-1 against the spread....


Episode 148: Football Knowledge Bomb

Even though the Saints defeated the Rams in The Big Easy this past Sunday, is New Orleans worthy of being listed ahead of Los Angeles in the Las Vegas power rankings? Is there value to be had in betting 6-point teasers? Should you pay attention to betting trends or are they considered somewhat useless? What would the line be if Alabama were to meet Clemson in the National Championship game and what is Crimson Tide quarterback Tua Tagovailoa worth to the point spread? For answers to those...


Episode 147: NFL Week 9

Saints-Rams, Patriots-Packers, Seahawks-Chargers. No matter how you slice it, Week 9 in the NFL is going to create a serious ripple effect for the rest of the season. To break down the biggest games on the card as well as unearth some under-the-radar gems, @JoeFortenbaugh welcomes Sean Pendergast from SportsRadio 610 in Houston to the podcast. Free Breeders’ Cup wager guide from [0:00-1:06]: The Rundown [1:07-4:02]: 6-point...