Rank #1: The Bettor’s Box MLB Betting Podcast June 3, 2019
A recap of betting odds movement during the Down the Lines segment gave way to the top pick on the card for Monday night and also a look at four series this weekend, featuring the A’s vs. Angels, Twins vs. Indians, Phillies vs. Padres, and Marlins vs. Brewers.
Jun 03 2019
Rank #2: Handicapping the Hardwood – Nine College Basketball Conference Tournament Picks & Previews
Shooting backdrops, underdog stats, over/under records, and a comprehensive breakdown of the fields for all of these conference tournaments were heard on today’s show. The guys talked about attacking weak seeds, money line rollovers, and different scheduling quirks for all of these conference tournaments.
Mar 11 2019
Rank #3: Handicapping the Hardwood College Basketball Podcast – Sun Belt, Virginia vs. Duke, and Other Saturday Games
The Sun Belt is a conference where some good money can be made because of the small talent gaps and the good travel spots, so that was a primary focus as we keep breaking down the conferences. The guys also talked about some regression candidates and some fade and follow teams for the short-term and the long-term. Finally, they discussed four games for Saturday, including Virginia vs. Duke, Oklahoma vs. Texas, and a couple of really noteworthy scheduling spots.
Jan 18 2019
Rank #4: Powers Picks - SEC, Big Ten, ACC College Football Previews
Adam and Brad discussed look-ahead lines for big games, how competition has improved the industry, and how there is still a long way to go. The guys looked at challengers to Alabama and Georgia in the SEC, Michigan, Ohio State, and a crowded picture in the Big Ten West, and if anybody can actually compete with Clemson in the ACC. There was a ton of information and great analysis on the show and you definitely want to make sure you catch this one and listen to it over and over again as you prep for the season.
Jul 17 2019
Rank #5: Handicapping the Hardwood – 10 College Basketball Conference Tournament Predictions & Previews
The guys discussed shooting backdrops, futures prices, game-by-game betting tips, picks, and predictions, and a whole lot of great information for these conference tournaments. It’s been a real joy to break down all 32 for you once again on BangTheBook Radio and hope you’ve enjoyed these and all of our content. We’ve still got March Madness to go!
Mar 12 2019
Rank #6: Week 0 College Football First Look with Kyle Hunter
Adam and Kyle talked about top season win total bets, power ratings, perception vs. reality, Florida vs. Miami and Arizona vs. Hawaii, Kyle’s quest to do better on sides, coaching, and a variety of other important college football betting topics.
Aug 19 2019
Rank #7: Capping the Card with Ralph Michaels – NFL Playoffs and College Basketball
Ralph gave us a different perspective on the two NFL games to open up the show with his thoughts on Rams vs. Saints and Patriots vs. Chiefs. Then the guys moved into college hoops, as they looked at the best and worst ATS teams so far this season, teams that have gotten better or worse with conference play, and Ralph’s top situational and technical plays for Tuesday night’s action.
Jan 15 2019
Rank #8: Patriot, Big South, Horizon, NEC, Ohio Valley, Missouri Valley, & West Coast Conference Tournaments Picks & Predictions
That’s right. Seven conference tournament college basketball betting breakdowns on one show. You heard general conference tournament betting tips for sides and totals and those specific to the individual conferences, as the guys talked about their picks to win, money line rollovers, hedging opportunities, and so much more.
Mar 05 2019
Rank #9: Handicapping the Hardwood – NCAA Tournament East Region & South Region; NIT, CBI, CIT
There are so many considerations in the “other” postseason tournaments, but those really are the best chances to make money. Adam and Kyle highlighted several teams and several situations across those lesser tournaments this week before March Madness even fully gets underway. They addressed overseeded and underseeded teams and looked at some very profitable early-round betting angles. Then they broke down games and shared their thoughts and picks.
Mar 18 2019
Rank #10: Handicapping the Hardwood – NCAA Tournament West Region & Midwest Region
After a look at what happened last night in the other tournaments, Adam and Kyle cycled back through the tournament field to find some good futures opportunities and Sweet 16 props to start off the segment. They also talked about the West Region and South Region and projected forward some second round lines based on the expected matchups.
Mar 20 2019
Rank #11: 2019 Kentucky Derby Betting Preview & Podcast
Then, it was time to head to Churchill Downs. The guys started with the weather forecast and what impact that may have on race day. They broke down the field for the Kentucky Oaks and both Brian and Adam gave out some of their analysis. The Kentucky Derby is the crown jewel of the weekend and the most talked about race. Brian shared some of his picks and Adam threw in a few of his as the guys talked about some of the complexities of betting this race and some of the things to keep in mind regarding jockeys and trainers.
May 01 2019
Rank #12: The Odds Report with Brent from DSI Sportsbook – NFL Playoffs Divisional Round Betting Odds
Two games have received sharp action so far and the other two games are setting up to have some very interesting splits. Adam and Brent discussed the action that we’ve seen so far and what the forecasted betting action looks like as we get closer to kickoff to cover where the lines will move and what will drive the market.
Jan 11 2019
Rank #13: Week 1 2019 College Football First Look with Kyle Hunter
You simply have to talk about the stunning and shocking Andrew Luck announcement on a betting podcast, so the guys did that to open the show. Then they shifted gears to college football, with a recap of the weekend, some notes on making adjustments, and then a look at some futures based on Kyle’s likes and dislikes with coordinators. Several games were discussed with UCLA vs. Cincinnati, FIU vs. Tulane, BYU vs. Utah, Utah State vs. Wake Forest, Purdue vs. Nevada.
Aug 26 2019
Rank #14: The Bettor’s Box MLB Betting Podcast June 24, 2019
In the Down the Lines segment, Adam recapped line moves dating back to Friday and also discussed the importance of having multiple books at your disposal to get multiple betting line options. Finally, Adam previewed four series for this week with thoughts on Braves vs. Cubs, Dodgers vs. Diamondbacks, Nationals vs. Marlins, and Rays vs. Twins. He also projected line moves for six games on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Jun 24 2019
Rank #15: Capping the Card with Ralph Michaels – College Basketball Late-Season Betting Tips
The guys also revisited a listener question from Monday’s Mailbag about bankroll management across different sports and some of the strategies that are involved in that. The regular season is coming to a close for the small conferences this week, so Adam and Ralph touched on some betting angles there and also looked at the major conferences and what these last regular season games mean.
Feb 26 2019
Rank #16: Handicapping the Hardwood College Basketball Betting Podcast February 24, 2020
They also talked about a handful of games for this week’s action, including Akron vs. Bowling Green, Iowa vs. Michigan State, Virginia vs. Virginia Tech, Furman vs. UNC Greensboro, ETSU vs. Wofford, South Dakota State vs. North Dakota State, New Mexico State vs. Grand Canyon, and Wright State vs. Northern Kentucky.
Feb 24 2020
Rank #17: Capping the Card with Ralph Michaels – Pac-12, Big 12, Mountain West College Football Season Preview
Our first Group of Five conference was the Mountain West, which is clearly down from last year. Boise State is a clear favorite, but with a new quarterback. The top contenders have fallen back a few notches. Because of that, Ralph is seeing some crazy upset potential in the conference this season with a couple of long shots to consider from a futures standpoint.
Jul 23 2019
Rank #18: Week 11 College Football First Look / Handicapping the Hardwood November 4, 2019
After a few quick NFL thoughts, including Cowboys vs. Giants predictions, Adam and Kyle talked Week 11 college football with a focus on the return of MACtion, LSU vs. Alabama, and some stats and trends for the start of November. Then the guys moved into college basketball to talk about new head coaches, teams that could be most affected by the new rule changes, and some early-season betting tips.
Nov 04 2019
Rank #19: Capping the Card with Ralph Michaels – CFB Week 2 & NFL Week 1 September 3, 2019
A lot of things happened in Week 1 of the college football season and those things could have an impact on Week 2. Adam and Ralph talked about making adjustments to what we saw in that first week and about how those adjustments will carry over into Week 2. The guys also previewed Vanderbilt vs. Purdue, LSU vs. Texas, and Miami vs. UNC, to go along with some Week 1 NFL thoughts and one of Ralph’s favorite plays for this week in the pros.
Sep 03 2019
Rank #20: The Bettor's Box MLB Betting Podcast August 5, 2019
A quick look Down the Lines flew by with only a handful of noteworthy line moves this weekend. Adam shared not one, but two picks for Monday night before taking a look at the week ahead. He highlighted Athletics vs. Cubs, Braves vs. Twins, Brewers vs. Pirates, and a couple of spot plays that he has his eye on for this week.
Aug 05 2019