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Beating The Book with Gill Alexander

Sports betting expert and Host of VSiN's "A Numbers Game", Gill uncovers the best of sports handicapping including free picks, the ins and outs of gambling strategies, and the truth behind sports book and casino operations. Together with industry high stakes handicappers and sports wagering experts, Gill covers NFL, college football, MLB baseball, golf, horse racing, and more. Listen to this entertaining and informative podcast for a winning edge.

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Beating The Book: The 8th Annual Vegas Lifestyle Show: A Man's Guide to Sin City

It's the only non-sports betting episode of the calendar year, but for some, it's the most anticipated.  If you're planning a trip to Vegas, let this be your guide. Host Gill Alexander, Marco D'Angelo, and man about town, Ace, take off their handicapping hats and are joined by Marc Meltzer of the EdgeVegas blog and a variety of Vegas websites to discuss the best restaurants and sportsbooks in town, while dispensing actionable weed and underbelly information for your next Las Vegas trip.  The Super Bowl's not for awhile.  In the meantime, enjoy a man's guide to Sin City, on Tuesday's Beating The Book (January 22, 2019). Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

1hr 22mins

23 Jan 2019

Rank #1

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Beating The Book: 2019 NFL MegaPod Week 8 Preview

The NFL sports betting podcast series that started it all checks back in with Host Gill Alexander, CircaSports VP of Operations, Mike Palm, (Showtime's docuseries) "Action"'s Todd Wishnev, and co-host of the "Bet The Process" podcast, professional bettor Rufus Peabody. The four give thoughts on the Thursday Night Football matchup between the Washington Redskins and Minnesota Vikings, then give three best bets each on the Week 8 NFL slate. Plus, thoughts on in-game wagering, predictive models, why Rufus wears a shirt better than Todd, teasers of the week, which big favorite is most likely to lose outright, and which game you should steer clear of at all costs, on Thursday's Beating The Book podcast (October 24, 2019). Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

1hr 25mins

24 Oct 2019

Rank #2

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Beating The Book: NFL MegaPod Championship Round 2019

Host of the morning show, “Joe, Lo, and Dibs”, at 95.7 The Game in San Francisco and Covers.com’s “The Sharp 600” podcast, Joe Fortenbaugh returns to the pod he frequented quite often in more simple times.  Alongside Host Gill Alexander, WagerTalk.com's Marco D'Angelo, and — now out of the sports betting diaspora — Ace, the group breaks down championship weekend, with the NFC title on the line at New Orleans as the Los Angeles Rams travel to take on the Saints.  That’s followed by the AFC Championship, as the New England Patriots battle the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead. It’s Thursday's Championship Round edition of Beating The Book (January 16, 2019). 4:07 Rams @ Saints 24:55 Patriots @ Chiefs And, it's finally here. The NFL handicapping contest that Gill has alluded to for years and discusses on today's show... https://blog.thescorex.com/nfl-contest-free/ Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

56mins

17 Jan 2019

Rank #3

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Beating The Book: NFL MegaPod Wild Card Round 2020

The playoffs are here and it’s MegaPod time with Host Gill Alexander and “Daily Wager” (ESPN2) staple Joe Fortenbaugh, along, of course, with CircaSports VP of Operations, Mike Palm and one of the stars of Showtime's docuseries, "Action", Todd Wishnev. The foursome breaks down the Buffalo Bills at Houston Texans, Tennessee Titans at New England Patriots, Minnesota Vikings at New Orleans Saints, and Seattle Seahawks at Philadelphia Eagles. It’s Thursday's Wild Card edition of Beating The Book (January 2, 2020). Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

1hr 31mins

2 Jan 2020

Rank #4

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Beating The Book: Aaron Schatz, Football Outsiders & NFL MegaPod Divisional Round 2020

Making his annual NFL postseason appearance with Host Gill Alexander, now in both Sirius XM satellite radio form on “A Numbers Game” at VSiN and podcast form here, Aaron Schatz, Creator and Editor-in-Chief of Football Outsiders and Insider at ESPN.com offers up his thoughts on a host of topics, including his team to watch for betting value in next season’s futures markets, based on his advanced metrics, all preceded by his all-time team rankings thru the prism of his proprietary stat, DVOA. Then, it’s the MegaPod in full effect with Host Gill Alexander and the Vegas Stats & Information's "A Numbers Game" Producer #5 and "Market Watch" host Jeff Parles, along, of course, with CircaSports VP of Operations, Mike Palm and one of the stars of Showtime's docuseries, "Action", Todd Wishnev. The crew gives thoughts on all of this weekend's matchups: Minnesota Vikings at San Francisco 49ers, Tennessee Titans at Baltimore Ravens, Houston Texans at Kansas City Chiefs, and Seattle Seahawks at Green Bay Packers. Plus, teasers of the week, which big favorite is most likely to lose outright, and which game you'd be required to play if you could only choose one, on Thursday's Divisional Round edition of the Beating The Book podcast (January 9, 2020). Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

1hr 7mins

9 Jan 2020

Rank #5

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Beating The Book: Chris Fallica, ESPN, 2019 College Football Season Win Totals

ESPN College GameDay’s “The Bear”, Chris Fallica, joins Gill Alexander to give his thoughts on his top nine currently released College Football season win totals on today's edition of Beating The Book (July 16, 2019). Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

47mins

16 Jul 2019

Rank #6

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Beating The Book: 2019 Week 10 NFL Guessing Lines Show with Chris Andrews

South Point Hotel Casino Sportsbook Director Chris Andrews brings over 30 years of bookmaking experience to the table in this weekly series, designed to find an edge in the upcoming week's NFL betting lines. Andrews and Host Gill Alexander give their thoughts on every game on the Week 10 slate on Monday's Beating The Book (November 4, 2019). Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

1hr 37mins

5 Nov 2019

Rank #7

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Beating The Book: NFL MegaPod Wild Card Round 2019

Inaugural Beating The Book podcast SCOREX winner Greg Dieter @Prophitable, he of 40.1% return on portfolio profits, realizes his contest destiny, as Host Gill Alexander, WagerTalk.com's Marco D'Angelo, and — now out of the sports betting diaspora — Ace, welcome him into the fold to break down the Indianapolis Colts at Houston Texans, Seattle Seahawks at Dallas Cowboys, Los Angeles Chargers at Baltimore Ravens, and Philadelphia Eagles at Chicago Bears. It’s Wednesday's Wild Card edition of Beating The Book (January 2, 2019). x:xx Colts @ Texans xx:xx Seahawks @ Cowboys xx:xx Chargers @ Ravens xx:xx Eagles @ Bears And, it's finally here. The NFL handicapping contest that Gill has alluded to for years and discusses on today's show... https://blog.thescorex.com/nfl-contest-free/ Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

58mins

2 Jan 2019

Rank #8

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Beating The Book: 2019 NFL MegaPod Week 1 Preview

The NFL sports betting podcast series that started it all checks in with Host Gill Alexander and a brand new cast, featuring CircaSports VP of Operations, Mike Palm and one of the stars of Showtime's docuseries, "Action", Todd Wishnev. The trio gives thoughts on the Thursday Night Football matchup between the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears, then give three best bets each on the Week 1 NFL slate. Plus, thoughts on game theory in contests, teasers of the week, which big favorite is most likely to lose outright, and which game you should steer clear of at all costs, on Thursday's Beating The Book podcast (September 5, 2019). Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

47mins

5 Sep 2019

Rank #9

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Beating The Book: 2019 NFL MegaPod Week 9 Preview

It's MegaPod time with Host Gill Alexander, CircaSports VP of Operations, Mike Palm and one of the stars of Showtime's docuseries, "Action", Todd Wishnev, as the trio welcomes in Dr. Bob (Bob Stoll) of Dr. Bob Sports. After a Circa Sports Million update, the group gives their thoughts on the Thursday Night Football matchup between the San Francisco 49ers and Arizona Cardinals, then give three best bets each on the Week 9 NFL slate. Plus, teasers of the week, which big favorite is most likely to lose outright, and which game you should steer clear of at all costs, on Thursday's Beating The Book podcast (October 31, 2019). Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

1hr 8mins

31 Oct 2019

Rank #10

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Beating The Book: 2019 Week 9 NFL Guessing Lines Show with Chris Andrews

South Point Hotel Casino Sportsbook Director Chris Andrews brings over 30 years of bookmaking experience to the table in this weekly series, designed to find an edge in the upcoming week's NFL betting lines. Andrews and Host Gill Alexander give their thoughts on every game on the Week 9 slate on Monday's Beating The Book (October 28, 2019). Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

1hr 27mins

29 Oct 2019

Rank #11

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Beating The Book: Jeopardy James Holzhauer

Host Gill Alexander speaks with James Holzhauer, the professional sports bettor that took Jeopardy by storm when he won 32 consecutive games. (July 20, 2019) Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

45mins

21 Jul 2019

Rank #12

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Beating The Book: 2019 NFL MegaPod Week 13 Preview

On the heaviest traveled day of the calendar year, the NFL sports betting podcast series that started it all checks back in with Host Gill Alexander, CircaSports VP of Operations, Mike Palm and one of the stars of Showtime's docuseries, "Action", Todd Wishnev. The trio gives thoughts on a Thanksgiving Day’s best bet between the Buffalo Bills and Dallas Cowboys, then give three best bets each on the Week 13 NFL slate. Plus, a breakdown of how the chase for the Circa Million third quarter prize broke down, teasers of the week, which big favorite is most likely to lose outright, and which game you should steer clear of at all costs, on Thursday's Beating The Book podcast (November 27, 2019). Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

1hr

27 Nov 2019

Rank #13

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Beating The Book: 2019 Q2 MLB Derivative Stats Show

Gill Alexander breaks down the most and least profitable money line clubs in baseball (home/road splits), the best and worst run line clubs, the clubs with the biggest difference between their money line and run line performances, the best and worst first 5 inning teams in terms of run production and prevention, and the most and least reliable 1st inning clubs. Also, sabermetrician Mark Borchard helps with the most reliable totals umpires. Plus, proprietary betting stats on the best and worst 5 inning pitchers are included, as are numbers that you won’t find anywhere else on 1st inning pitching performers, all designed to inform your MLB derivative wagers, on Monday's Beating The Book (June 24, 2019) Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

1hr 10mins

24 Jun 2019

Rank #14

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Beating The Book: 2019 NFL MegaPod Week 11 Preview

The NFL sports betting podcast series that started it all checks back in with Host Gill Alexander, CircaSports VP of Operations, Mike Palm, and one of the stars of Showtime's docuseries, "Action", Todd Wishnev. Along with the analytics perspective of Michael Lambourne ofClear Data Sports, the crew gives thoughts on the Thursday Night Football matchup between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cleveland Browns, then give three best bets each on the Week 11 NFL slate. Plus, teasers of the week, which big favorite is most likely to lose outright, and which game you should steer clear of at all costs, on Thursday's Beating The Book podcast (November 14, 2019). Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

42mins

14 Nov 2019

Rank #15

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Beating The Book: 2018 NFL MegaPod Week 16 Preview

The NFL's pioneering sports betting podcast series crew breaks down Week 16 lines, as Host Gill Alexander, WagerTalk.com's Marco D'Angelo, and — now out of the sports betting diaspora — Ace, welcome back Ed Feng, the creator of the advanced analytics site, The Power Rank, to break down the Denver Broncos at Oakland Raiders, Kansas City Chiefs at Seattle Seahawks, Washington Redskins @ Tennessee Titans, Baltimore Ravens at Los Angeles Chargers, Cincinnati Bengals at Cleveland Browns, Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Dallas Cowboys, and Houston Texans at Philadelphia Eagles. Plus, which big favorite is most likely to lose outright, and which game you should steer clear of at all costs, on Thursday's Beating The Book (December 20, 2018). 3:42 Broncos @ Raiders 14:49 Chiefs @ Seahawks 27:50 Redskins @ Titans, Ravens @ Chargers 38:04 Bengals @ Browns 40:06 Buccaneers @ Cowboys 42:20 Texans @ Eagles 48:11 Final Two Questions And, it's finally here. The NFL handicapping contest that Gill has alluded to for years and discusses on today's show... https://blog.thescorex.com/nfl-contest-free/ Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

1hr 3mins

20 Dec 2018

Rank #16

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Beating The Book: 2019 NFL MegaPod Week 3 Preview

The OG NFL sports betting podcast series that started it all checks back in with Host Gill Alexander and the new cast of CircaSports VP of Operations, Mike Palm, and one of the stars of Showtime's docuseries, "Action", Todd Wishnev. Along with former SuperContest champion and current VSiN host Brady Kannon, the quartet gives thoughts on the Thursday Night Football matchup between the Tennessee Titans and Jacksonville Jaguars, then give three best bets each on the Week 3 NFL slate. Plus, teasers of the week, which big chalk is most likely to lose outright in a week with two historically large favorites, and which game you should steer clear of at all costs, on Thursday's Beating The Book podcast (September 19, 2019). Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

56mins

19 Sep 2019

Rank #17

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Beating The Book: 2019 NFL MegaPod Week 12 Preview

It’s the MegaPod in full effect with Host Gill Alexander and the Vegas Stats & Information's "A Numbers Game" Producer #5 and "Market Watch" host Jeff Parles, along, of course, with CircaSports VP of Operations, Mike Palm and one of the stars of Showtime's docuseries, "Action", Todd Wishnev. The crew gives thoughts on the Thursday Night Football matchup between the Indianapolis Colts and Houston Texans, then give three best bets each on the Week 12 NFL slate. Plus, teasers of the week, which big favorite is most likely to lose outright, and which game you should avoid at all costs, on Thursday's Beating The Book podcast (November 21, 2019). Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

1hr 6mins

22 Nov 2019

Rank #18

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Beating The Book: 2019 Week 14 NFL Guessing Lines Show with Chris Andrews

South Point Hotel Casino Sportsbook Director Chris Andrews brings over 30 years of bookmaking experience to the table in this weekly series, designed to find an edge in the upcoming week's NFL betting lines. Andrews and Host Gill Alexander give their thoughts on every game on the Week 14 slate on Monday's Beating The Book (December 2, 2019). Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

1hr 33mins

3 Dec 2019

Rank #19

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Beating The Book: 2019 Week 2 NFL Guessing Lines Show with Chris Andrews

South Point Hotel Casino Sportsbook Director Chris Andrews brings over 30 years of bookmaking experience to the table in this weekly series, designed to find an edge in the upcoming week's NFL betting lines. Andrews and Host Gill Alexander give their thoughts on every game on the Week 2 slate on Monday's Beating The Book (September 9, 2019). Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

1hr 33mins

9 Sep 2019

Rank #20