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Doug Kezerian and Ben Fawkes explore the culture of sports gambling.

Doug Kezerian and Ben Fawkes explore the culture of sports gambling.
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Bristol, CT

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Doug Kezerian and Ben Fawkes explore the culture of sports gambling.

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@podcenter

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English

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Episodes

Week 13 Preview

11/21/2018
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Stanford Steve and the Bear get you ready for the Thanksgiving Day games and the entire Week 13 slate with picks and parlays. Plus, Brad Edwards joins.

Duration:01:31:40

CFB Week 13 Preview

11/20/2018
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Doug previews the CFB season's final weekend with Phil Steele, who offers 5 plays and analysis of the marquee rivalry games. Plus, the SuperBook's John Murray shares the perspective from behind the counter (36:42). They also discuss Tiger/Phil and Chuck/Tito.

Duration:01:07:45

NFL Week 12 Preview

11/20/2018
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The SuperBook's John Murray joins Doug to recap a wild and historic MNF game. They also preview the NFL triple-header on Thanksgiving and the rest of the Week 12 card.

Duration:01:13:28

NFL Week 11 Preview

11/15/2018
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Doug Kezirian previews a high-profile and historic MNF game with John Murray of the SuperBook in Las Vegas. They also anticipate line movements on a few games. Plus, Mike Clay breaks down 8 prop bets (1:07:53).

Duration:01:19:35

Week 12 Preview

11/14/2018
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Stanford Steve and the Bear are joined by oddsmaker for the Westgate Superbook Ed Salmons to discuss interesting lines and Tua's Heisman odds. Plus, Week 12 picks.

Duration:01:00:50

CFB Week 12 Preview

11/14/2018
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Doug Kezirian visits with Phil Steele and John Murray (1:15:02) to discuss the upcoming CFB card. Plus, Matt Youmans of VSIN offers college and NFL plays, while weighing in on the early college hoops season (53:19).

Duration:01:29:53

NFL Week 10 Preview

11/8/2018
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Doug Kezirian chats with John Murray of the SuperBook to recap how the house got housed on Sunday, while also discussing how NFL coaches should learn from crisis negotiations. They then look ahead to the Week 10 lines. Plus, Fantasy Insider Mike Clay weighs in on prop bets (1:01:06).

Duration:01:21:55

Week 11 Preview

11/7/2018
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Sanford Steve and the Bear react to the week 2 CFP rankings then make their Week 11 picks, including a steamer!

Duration:00:56:14

CFB Week 11 Preview

11/7/2018
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Doug Kezirian gets 5 plays from Phil Steele and they also break down other high-profile college football games. Plus, John Murray of the SuperBook shares plays from wise guys (19:20). And is Duke basketball beatable?

Duration:01:18:28

NFL Week 9 Preview

11/1/2018
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After an eventful week of Hue Jackson fired and the Bills relegated to Nathan Peterman, Doug Kezirian breaks down the NFL card with John Murray of the SuperBook. Plus, they both look to make a big move in the Baby Bankroll Bonanza (43:00). Plus, Mike Clay gives out 5 props (1:02:38).

Duration:01:10:40

Week 10 Preview: Greg McElroy

10/31/2018
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Stanford Steve and the Bear are joined by ESPN CFB analyst Greg McElroy to discuss Bama-LSU and many other Week 10 match-ups. Plus, the Bear offers a Breeder's Cup deep dive.

Duration:01:35:37

CFB Week 10 Preview

10/31/2018
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Doug Kezirian previews a loaded slate of games with Phil Steele (1:36) and John Murray of the SuperBook (30:00). Plus, analytics guru Brad Edwards weighs in on Alabama/LSU and why some teams are not worth longshot odds to win the CFP (1:04:19).

Duration:01:28:28

NFL Week 8 Preview

10/25/2018
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Doug Kezirian recaps some head-scratching coaching decisions with John Murray of the SuperBook, as Vegas experienced the worst NFL Sunday this season. They also break down the Week 8 card, which potentially features a "square dog" (48:00). Plus, Fantasy Analyst Mike Clay weighs in on the prop bets (59:36).

Duration:01:20:01

Week 9 Preview: Todd McShay

10/24/2018
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Before Stanford Steve and the Bear make their Week 9 picks, including a steamer, they are joined by ESPN CFB analyst Todd McShay (8:56).

Duration:01:01:23

CFB Week 9 Preview

10/24/2018
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Doug Kezirian welcomes back Phil Steele for 5 college football picks, fresh off his 4-1 ATS performance. Plus, John Murray of the SuperBook shares sharp college plays (32:43) and they also discuss NBA and World Series betting (1:09:50).

Duration:01:25:40

NFL Week 7 Preview

10/18/2018
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Doug Kezirian is joined by Westgate's John Murray, who explains why the Patriots & Bears will offer the biggest split between professional and public bettors (1:02). Plus, Mike Clay lays out the four NFL proposition bets that have caught his eye (1:00:13).

Duration:01:12:31

David Pollack & Week 8 Preview

10/17/2018
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Stanford Steve and the Bear are joined by ESPN CFB analyst David Pollack to preview the Oregon vs Wazzu matchup and much more. Plus, week 8 picks and stories from Pullman.

Duration:01:04:15

CFB Week 8 Preview

10/17/2018
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Doug Kezirian is joined by Phil Steele, who gives his top 5 college football picks (1:22). Plus, they break down the 3 ranked matchups on the card. Also, John Murray of the Westgate shares early action from professionals but also the danger of "headfakes" (42:46).

Duration:01:16:47

NBA Season Win Totals

10/12/2018
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Doug Kezirian discusses NBA season win totals with NBA Insider Brian Windhorst and professional bettor Preston Johnson. They participate in a "fantasy draft" and choose over or under for all 30 teams.

Duration:01:25:26

NFL Week 6

10/11/2018
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Doug Kezirian recaps a fun middle with Westgate oddsmaker John Murray and looks ahead to the Week 6 slate (1:45). Why are the Patriots favored over the Chiefs and why will that game have a reverse line movement? Plus, Fantasy Insider Mike Clay returns to continue his success with prop bet analysis (1:02:00).

Duration:01:18:03