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Beating The Book with Gill Alexander

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Sports betting expert and Host of VSiN's "A Numbers Game" on SiriusXM, 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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Sports betting expert and Host of VSiN's "A Numbers Game" on SiriusXM, 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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By Jiggs44 - Oct 09 2019
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Easy to listen to, great information. Look forward to the podcast drop each week. Cant miss

Long time listener

By Split on double 8s - Feb 06 2019
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Great content. The chemistry is amazing. Going to miss these guys during the off season.

iTunes Ratings

241 Ratings
Average Ratings
219
10
3
3
6

Great information

By Jiggs44 - Oct 09 2019
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Easy to listen to, great information. Look forward to the podcast drop each week. Cant miss

Long time listener

By Split on double 8s - Feb 06 2019
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Great content. The chemistry is amazing. Going to miss these guys during the off season.

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Beating The Book with Gill Alexander

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Sports betting expert and Host of VSiN's "A Numbers Game" on SiriusXM, 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.

Rank #1: Beating The Book: 2017 NFL MegaPod Week 13 Preview

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He hosts the morning show, “Joe, Lo, and Dibs”, at 95.7 The Game in San Francisco, but more germane to our cause, hosts Covers.com’s “The Sharp 600” podcast.  It’s Joe Fortenbaugh, the Remix, returning to the pod he frequented quite often in more simple times, only taking 10 weeks to reappear this time around.  Alongside Host Gill Alexander and staples Marco D’Angelo and Ace, the quartet breaks down the Pittsburgh Steelers at Cincinnati Bengals, Philadelphia Eagles at Seattle Seahawks, New England Patriots at Buffalo Bills, San Francisco 49ers at Chicago Bears, Minnesota Vikings at Atlanta Falcons, and more.  Plus, the Thursday night tilt between the Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys, 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 (November 30, 2017).

3:21 Steelers @ Benglas

12:48 Eagles @ Seahawks

26:01 Patriots @ Bills

29:29 49ers @ Bears 

33:04 Vikings @ Falcons

38:25 Redskins @ Cowboys

45:39 Final Two Questions

Nov 30 2017

59mins

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Rank #2: Beating The Book: The 8th Annual Vegas Lifestyle Show: A Man's Guide to Sin City

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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).

Jan 23 2019

1hr 20mins

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Rank #3: Beating the Book: 2018 World Cup and 118th U.S. Open

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First, host Gill Alexander gives his picks for the 2018 World Cup, including his pick for Golden Boot winner. Then, Laurie Shaw from Eighty Five Points shares which teams have value in the group stage according to his data. Finally, Dave Tindall breaks down his formula for what makes a U.S. Open champion and which golfer fits that criteria this year. (June 13, 2018).

Jun 13 2018

43mins

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Rank #4: Beating The Book: 2017-2018 College Football Bowl Season Handicapping Special Part 1

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It's the most wonderful time of the year. College Football Bowl season is here and we leave no stone unturned.  First, Host Gill Alexander reviews the fundamental tenets of Bowl season. Then, Preston Johnson of VSiN's "Call-in Pod" and Joe Lisi of GoForThe2.com uncover any betting edge in the lines. With 40 games in all prior to the National Championship, Part 1 tackles the first 11 matchups ranging from December 16th to December 22nd.  It's a a bonafide annual tradition, on this week's Beating The Book (December 11, 2017).

December 19

45:48 Cheribundi Tart Cherry Boca Raton Bowl - Akron v Florida Atlantic

December 20

48:23 DXL Frisco Bowl - SMU vs. Louisiana Tech

December 21

51:13 Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl - Temple vs. FIU

December 22

56:45 Bahamas Bowl - UAB vs. Ohio

1:00:37 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl - Central Michigan vs. Wyoming

Dec 11 2017

1hr 6mins

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Rank #5: Beating The Book: Aaron Schatz, Football Outsiders & NFL MegaPod Divisional Round 2019

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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.  Then, it’s MegaPod time, as Host Gill Alexander, WagerTalk.com's Marco D'Angelo, and — now out of the sports betting diaspora — Ace, welcome Las Vegas Cris, winner of the Wynn Eliminator Contest ($100,000) and Palms Contest in 2011, and Station Casinos Last Man Standing College Football Contest in 2016, to break down the Indianapolis Colts at Kansas City Chiefs, Dallas Cowboys at Los Angeles Rams, Los Angeles Chargers at New England Patriots, and Philadelphia Eagles at New Orleans Saints. It’s Wednesday's Divisional Round edition of Beating The Book (January 9, 2019).

13:54 Colts @ Chiefs

26:06 Cowboys @ Rams

40:46 Chargers @ Patriots

59:48 Eagles @ Saints

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/

Jan 09 2019

1hr 20mins

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Rank #6: Beating The Book: Aaron Schatz, Football Outsiders, on NFL Season Win Totals, Joe Lisi, GoForThe2.com, on College Football Week 1 lines, Chris Fallica, ESPN, on College Football Games of the Year

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Host Gill Alexander first welcomes the founder of Football Outsiders, Aaron Schatz, for analytics based insight to NFL season win totals. Then, Joe Lisi joins to talk about the upcoming college football season's Week 1 lines, as released by the South Point. Finally, ESPN College GameDay’s “The Bear”, Chris Fallica joins Gill Alexander to give his thoughts on the College Football Games of the Year lines, also courtesy of the South Point, that catch his eye. It's all on today's Beating The Book (May 25, 2018).

May 25 2018

1hr 2mins

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Rank #7: Beating The Book: NFL MegaPod Super Bowl LIII Props Edition

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And so, it comes to this.  Before the Los Angeles Rams take on the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia, enjoy the final NFL MegaPod of the season, replete with game and prop analysis. Drawing from his years working with NFL greats Bill Walsh, Bill Parcells, and Bill Belichick, author of “Gridiron Genius” and VSiN host, Michael Lombardi joins Host Gill Alexander, WagerTalk.com's Marco DAngelo, and Ace to give insight on game and props betting behavior, while the quartet breaks down the game itself and offers up what it sees as the best value on the board among Super Bowl game-related proposition wagers.  For the non-Vegas bettors, Gill offers thoughts on the most exploitable novelty props on the board, as well.  There's something for everyone, on Tuesday's Beating The Book (January 29, 2019).

4:25 Super Bowl LII Eagles v Patriots

26:47 Super Bowl Game/Cross Sport Props

33:50 Exotic Props (offshore)

Jan 29 2019

41mins

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Rank #8: Beating The Book: The Week 13 NFL Guessing Lines Show featuring Story Time with Chris Andrews

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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 first give their thoughts on every game on the Week 13 slate, then segue into the sensation that is StoryTime. This week, Chris tells us how he threw a colleague under the bus and how that resulted in a rallying cry for all frustrated bettors, on Monday's Beating The Book (November 27, 2017).

Nov 27 2017

1hr 32mins

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Rank #9: Beating The Book: 2017 NFL MegaPod Week 16 Preview

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Known for their prowess in baseball over the years but now applying their same approach to the NFL and experiencing similar success, Metrics Mike from the analytics site ClearDataSports.com drops in on Host Gill Alexander, WagerTalk.com's Marco D'Angelo, and Ace to break down this coming weekend's NFL lines.  Included on the docket are the Oakland Raiders at Philadelphia Eagles, Pittsburgh Steelers at Houston Texans, Indianapolis Colts at Baltimore Ravens, Minnesota Vikings at Green Bay Packers, LA Rams at Tennessee Titans, Detroit Lions at Cincinnati Bengals, Jacksonville Jaguars at San Francisco 49ers, and other matchups, as well, all approached from a handicapping perspective.  Plus, which big favorite is most likely to lose outright and which game should you stay away from at all costs, on Thursday's Beating The Book (December 21, 2017).

5:18 Raiders @ Eagles

14:40 Steelers @ Texans

24:10 Colts @ Ravens

28:56 Vikings @ Packers

31:10 Rams @ Titans

35:08 Lions @ Bengals

38:26 Jaguars @ 49ers

41:55 Final Two Questions

Dec 21 2017

58mins

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Rank #10: Beating The Book: 2019 NFL MegaPod Week 4 Preview

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It's MegaPod time with Host Gill Alexander, VSiN's Michael Lombardi, and the new cast of CircaSports VP of Operations, Mike Palm and one of the stars of Showtime's docuseries, "Action", Todd Wishnev. Currently the host of "The Lombardi Line" on the Vegas Stats & Information Network and "The GM Shuffle" podcast, Lombardi brings his experience working with Bill Walsh, Bill Parcells, Al Davis, and Bill Belichick to the table, offering his opinion on a myriad of NFL topics, including the Thursday Night Football matchup between the Philadelphia Eagles and Green Bay Packers. Plus, it's three best bets from each on the Week 4 NFL slate, 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 26, 2019).

Sep 26 2019

57mins

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Rank #11: Beating The Book: 2018 NFL MegaPod Week 9 Preview

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Runner-up in no fewer than 5 Las Vegas handicapping contest finals, Bryan Leonard drops in again on Host Gill Alexander and staples Marco D’Angelo and Ace, the quartet breaks down the Tennessee Titans at Dallas Cowboys, Green Bay Packers at New England Patriots, Houston Texans at Denver Broncos, Los Angeles Rams at New Orleans Saints, Los Angeles Chargers at Seattle Seahawks, and Pittsburgh Steelers at Baltimore Ravens. Plus, thoughts on the Thursday night battle of the Bay between the Oakland Raiders and San Francisco 49ers, 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 (November 1, 2018).

4:53 Titans @ Cowboys

18:55 Packers @ Patriots

32:29 Texans @ Broncos

36:38 Rams @ Saints

39:49 Alabama @ LSU

43:02 Chargers @ Seahawks

47:04 Steelers @ Ravens

50:07 Raiders @ 49ers

54:49 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/

Nov 01 2018

1hr 4mins

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Rank #12: Beating The Book: 2017 NFL MegaPod Week 14 Preview

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Everyone has a podcast nowadays, but make no mistake, this is the one that started it all and set the bar.  The NFL's flagship sports betting podcast series is once again in full effect with Host Gill Alexander, WagerTalk.com's Marco D'Angelo, and Vegas Runner, primed to break down another week of NFL lines. And, as always, a who's who of industry and handicapping experts join the fray. 2011 Hilton SuperContest champion Brady Kannon joins the roundtable for Week 14, breaking down the New England Patriots at Miami Dolphins, Baltimore Ravens at Pittsburgh Steelers, Dallas Cowboys at New York Giants, Philadelphia Eagles at Los Angeles Rams, Chicago Bears at Cincinnati Bengals, New Orleans Saints at Atlanta Falcons, and more matchups from a handicapping perspective.  Plus, which big favorite is most likely to lose outright and which game should you stay away from at all costs, on Thursday's Beating The Book (December 7, 2017).

6:25 Patriots @ Dolphins

17:46 Ravens @ Steelers

29:27 Cowboys @ Giants

33:11 Eagles @ Rams

39:17 Bears @ Bengals

43:32 Saints @ Falcons

46:26 Final Two Questions

Dec 07 2017

57mins

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Rank #13: Beating the Book: 2019 Fantasy Football preview

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First, Warren Sharp discusses NFL strength of schedule. Then, Jeff Radcliffe provides his thoughts on certain players you may be considering this season. Lastly, broadcast pioneer Todd Wright, former host of ESPN Radio’s “All Night with Todd Wright” talks strategy for your upcoming fantasy football draft, while highlighting sleepers and pet peeves.  It's all on Tuesday's Beating The Book. (August 20, 2019)

Aug 20 2019

1hr 12mins

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Rank #14: Beating The Book: NFL MegaPod Wild Card Round 2019

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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/

Jan 02 2019

56mins

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Rank #15: Beating The Book: The Week 6 NFL Guessing Lines Show with Vinny Magliulo

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Gaughn Gaming in-house oddsmaker Vinny Magliulo fills in for Chris Andrews on Guessing Lines, a tribute to the legendary Stardust show, as Magliulo and Host Gill Alexander review Week 5 results and give their thoughts on every game on the Week 6 slate, looking to isolate betting value. (October 8, 2018).

Oct 08 2018

1hr 27mins

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Rank #16: Beating The Book: 2018 NFL MegaPod Week 3 Preview

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Known for their prowess in baseball over the years but now applying their same approach to the NFL and experiencing similar success, Metrics Mike from the analytics site ClearDataSports.com drops in on Host Gill Alexander, WagerTalk.com's Marco D'Angelo, and Ace to break down this coming weekend's NFL lines.  Included on the docket are the Pittsburgh Steelers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers, New England Patriots at Detroit Lions, San Francisco 49ers at Kansas City Chiefs, Green Bay Packers at Washington Redskins, New York Jets at Cleveland Browns, and other matchups, as well, all approached from a handicapping perspective.  Plus, which big favorite is most likely to lose outright and which game should you stay away from at all costs, on Thursday's Beating The Book (September 20, 2018).

3:11 Steelers @ Buccaneers

15:35 Patriots @ Lions

27:49 49ers @ Chiefs

34:05 Packers @ Redskins

40:47 49ers @ Chiefs

45:42 Jets @ Browns

50:29 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/

Sep 20 2018

59mins

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Rank #17: Beating The Book: 2019 Week 4 NFL Guessing Lines Show with Chris Andrews

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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 4 slate on Monday's Beating The Book (September 23, 2019).

Sep 23 2019

1hr 33mins

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Rank #18: Beating The Book: 2018 NFL MegaPod Week 11 Preview

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The NFL's pioneering sports betting podcast series crew breaks down Week 11 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 Kansas City Chiefs at Los Angeles Rams, Minnesota Vikings at Chicago Bears, Carolina Panthers at Detroit Lions, and Denver Broncos at Los Angeles Chargers. Plus, thoughts on a stellar Thursday night matchup between the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks, 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 (November 15, 2018).

8:16 Chiefs @ Rams

24:53 Vikings @ Bears

35:06 Panthers @ Lions

39:41 Broncos @ Chargers

37:19 & 44:46 Packers @ Seahawks

46:43 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/

Nov 15 2018

1hr

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Rank #19: Beating The Book: The Week 4 NFL Guessing Lines Show with Chris Andrews

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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 4 slate on Monday's Beating The Book (September 24, 2018).

Sep 24 2018

1hr 29mins

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Rank #20: Beating The Book: 2019 NFL MegaPod Week 3 Preview

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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).

Sep 19 2019

54mins

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