Betting Dork with Gill Alexander
Gambling experts from discuss the biggest sports betting news each weekday, with an emphasis on advanced Sabermetric stats - plus big game analysis, free picks, and Las Vegas betting stories - hosted by Gill Alexander.
Betting Dork: Reese Waters on the Grammys, Oscars, and Super Bowl XLV Novelty Props

Former co-host and star of "The Daily Line" on Versus, comic Reese Waters stops through and goes in-depth with Host Gill Alexander on 25 different bets across the upcoming Grammy and Academy Awards shows, and the most quirky of all proposition bets for Super Bowl XLV.  Hilarious and dead serious all at the same time, if you're not careful, you just might catch all of the value wagers revealed, on Monday's Betting Dork (January 31, 2011).

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Betting Dork: The Vegas Runner Story

Not, figuratively speaking, as in, "what's his story?".  We mean, literally.  It's the amazing story of what Vegas Runner has been up to the past several months, in his own words.  Our bet?  That you will hang on his every word, as he describes his exciting, bold, profitable, and treacherous run, playing blackjack in Vegas, and inevitably getting banned from casinos, city-wide.  Oh yeah, and some Super Bowl line talk and a review of VR's NFL futures plays, as well, on Thursday's Betting Dork (January 27, 2011).

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Betting Dork: The Super Bowl XLV Guessing Lines Show

Well, perhaps they're guessing just one line.  Pregame Pro Mike Hook and Host Gill Alexander wrap up their season-long tour de force with a look into what they believed the Packers v Steelers line would be, before launching into a free-flowing discussion on Super Bowl line history, golf odds at Torrey Pines this week as it relates to Tiger Woods, a huge MMA upset call, and back around to Super Bowl XLV MVP odds, on Tuesday's Betting Dork (January 25, 2011).

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Betting Dork: Live from Pittsburgh, NFL Championship Weekend Recap

Thawing out from his experience at Heinz Field, Pregame GM of Picks Marco D'Angelo joins Host Gill Alexander to review NFL Championship Weekend, and to put the day's events in context from a myriad of perspectives, including how history books may now recount the stories of Ben Roethlisberger, Mike Tomlin, Jay Cutler, and even Bill Cowher.  Bill Cowher?!?  Plus, an initial look ahead to Super Bowl XLV between the Packers and Steelers, on Monday's Betting Dork (January 24, 2011).

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Betting Dork: Marc Spears, Yahoo! Sports, NBA Midseason Report

Yahoo! Sports NBA expert Marc Spears checks in with Host Gill Alexander to delve into all things pro hoops, including Carmelo's current trade prospects and what percentage likelihood he'd assign to a lockout this offseason.  Plus, who's MVP, Sixth Man of the Year, and Rookie of the Year (no controversy on that one) thus far in the Association, which squads have been most surprising and most disappointing thus far, how far will the Heat get, and who'll be in the NBA Championship?  Oh, and Hip Hop stories, on Thursday's Betting Dork (January 20, 2011).

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Betting Dork: NFL Championship Games Guessing Lines Show


Taking stabs at only two games for which lines have been virtually impossible to avoid, Pregame Pro Mike Hook and Host Gill Alexander reveal much and are surprised, nonetheless, in their weekly exercise in uncovering value. Opening lines and subsequent line movement are discussed, with their stream of consciousness leading to much else, including guessing the lines for all potential Super Bowl pairings, and where the value can be found on the BCS Futures board, on Tuesday's Betting Dork (January 18, 2011).


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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:40am EST

Betting Dork: NFL Divisional Round Recap, Championship Games First Look

From shady refereeing in Pittsburgh to the blunders of Bill Belichick in Foxboro, Pregame GM of Picks Marco D'Angelo and Host Gill Alexander relive the entire NFL weekend, and hone in once again on how the simplest NFL handicapping tip of them all discussed last week came through in shining colors once again.  Plus, a look ahead to next weekend's Conference Championship games, on Monday's Betting Dork (January 17, 2011).

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Betting Dork: Aaron Schatz, Football Outsiders, on the NFL Playoffs Divisional Round

It's nirvana for stat geeks.  Creator and President of Football Outsiders (, Aaron Schatz, joins Host Gill Alexander to dissect this weekend's upcoming NFL Playoff games from an advanced metrics perspective.  If you're trying to squeeze value out of the 4 Divisional Round games, then this is a must-listen.  Unearthing the discrepancy between public perception and the truth based on the metrics, on Thursday's Betting Dork (January 13, 2011).

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Betting Dork: Pregame Forum Debate Comes to Life

Amazing how the relative anonymity of being behind a keyboard transforms once actual conversation begins. Host Gill Alexander welcomes both Pregame Forum stalwart and Big Ten expert Sam Clayton and Pregame Pro Brent Brooks, as each passionately describe their approach to handicapping college basketball.  Steel Cage Match, Kumbaya, or something in between?  Did one side sway you more than the other?  You be the judge, as the free college basketball picks and projections fly, on Wednesday's Betting Dork (January 12, 2011)

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:06pm EST

Betting Dork: The NFL Divisional Round Guessing Lines Show

Who wants to guess some lines?  It's your favorite interactive NFL value-seeking exercise, as Pregame Pro Mike Hook and Host Gill Alexander look to uncover any possible betting edge they can find in exceedingly tight pro football postseason lines.  Play along, on Tuesday's Betting Dork (January 11, 2011).

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