Betting Dork with Gill Alexander
Gambling experts from Pregame.com 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: Catch Phrases, Line Movement Part 2, and MLB Picks

Frum Guest Basewinner drops by to discuss his reactions to yesterday's MLB Line Movement chat, in addition to serving up his 4 sabermetric-inspired plays of the day.  Plus, it's story time with Gill as he reminisces on the origins of a couple Rich Eisen catch phrases back in the anchor's ESPN days.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:03pm EST

Betting Dork: Debating Line Movement in MLB

Pregame.com Forum Guest STL-Sharp (Gary) returns to the program and reveals the time period of day that he looks to as the most important for line movement when handicapping.  Plus, Gary and Host Gill Alexander bat back and forth on the validity of line movement in baseball, in general, before offering up a couple of picks, on Tuesday's Betting Dork (July 27, 2010).

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Betting Dork: Analyzing Handicapping and Handicappers

Gill welcomes Pregame.com GM of Picks Marco D'Angelo as both weigh in on the widely hailed tracking improvements on Pregame Pros pages, including a focus on which handicappers are currently on otherworldly streaks and the value inherent within the context and analysis of those picks.  Plus, thoughts on today's MLB board amidst charged up talk about the upcoming NFL season.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:35pm EST

Betting Dork: Friday's MLB Betting Board Game-by-Game

With Vegas Runner on vacation, Gill goes at it alone and takes the opportunity to break down tidbits on every single ballgame on the MLB Board today.  Included are the most interesting 1st inning prop matchup today, the pitcher on the mound with the most conflicting stats cited on yesterday's podcast versus his advanced metrics, and the best series prop wager of the weekend, on Friday's Betting Dork (July 23, 2010)

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:07pm EST

Betting Dork: Converting MLB Stats to Winning Bets

Host Gill Alexander flies solo and revisits a plethora of MLB Stats that will help us in converting bettable information into padding our bankrolls.  Among the examined data: Top Over/Under Umpires, Best/Worst Run Line Clubs, Clubs with widest Money Line/Run Line Discrepancy, Starters w most Run Support per 9IP, Starters who allow fewest Baserunners per 9IP, and the Starters who have the Best/Worst On-Base Percentage Against in the very 1st Inning.  It's a must-listen for baseball bettors.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:43pm EST

Betting Dork: MLB In-Depth Sabermetrics Wednesday

Forum Guest Basewinner joins Host Gill Alexander for their Sabermetrics Wednesday Breakdown, focusing on post-All-Star clubs to watch, both good and bad and, of course, today's MLB slate of games.  Plus, Basewinner's 3 MLB Plays of the Day. 

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:39pm EST

Betting Dork: J.R. O'Donnell

Pregame Pro J.R. O'Donnell joins Host Gill Alexander to discuss all things J.R., including his background, his favorite sports to wager on, and his approach.  Plus, J.R. offers up a free MLB Pick on Tuesday's Betting Dork (July 21, 2010).

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:22pm EST

Betting Dork: MLB Futures Plays

Pregame.com GM of Picks Marco D'Angelo joins Host Gill Alexander to discuss the best values on the MLB Futures Board.  Plus, Marco gets into his Pittsburgh-centric handicapping as it pertained to his successful play on the Pirates this past week, and, of course, a baseball play that jumps out at him today, on Monday's Betting Dork (July 19, 2010).

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:57pm EST

Betting Dork: Sports Monitor and Pitching on Extra Days' Rest

Vegas Runner joins Host Gill Alexander for their unscripted Friday chat.  Today, the conversation gets extra passionate as VR addresses any perceived controversy over his Sports Monitor stats.  Then, it's some MLB specifics, including what VR looks for first in post-All-Star Break betting, and how extra days' rest affects starters w Gill calling out this weekend's applicable starters by name, on Friday's Betting Dork (July 16, 2010).

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:49pm EST

Betting Dork: 30 for 30, NWA, and MLB Picks

Back in daily podcast mode, Host Gill Alexander is so excited to be back podcasting that he and guest Basewinner go all pop culture, offering up their assessment of ESPN's 30 for 30 documentary series, how NWA broke into the national consciousness 20 years ago, and oh yeah, serving up Basewinner's 4 sabermetrics-driven MLB picks of the day.  Plus, Gill shouts out forum members DA MOSS and VWG Plays for two entirely different but tremendously impressive reasons.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:09pm EST

Betting Dork: LeBron Reaction and World Cup Value

Vegas Runner joins Host Gill Alexander for their regular Friday chat, this time touching on the LeBron decision and what it means for the Heat from both a basketball and betting perspective.  Plus, with the All-Star Break upon us and the dog days of summer in full effect, wait until you hear where both think the best bet of the weekend is on the sports landscape, on Friday's Betting Dork (July 9, 2010).    

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:53pm EST

Betting Dork: 2010 All-Star Sabermetrics Pitching Rotation and The World Series of Poker (WSOP)

The MLB starters whose teams have provided them with the best and worst money line results on the season are revealed, plus host Gill Alexander names the 4 MLB pitchers that make his 2010 Sabermetrics All-Star starting rotation.  Then, Gill gets an inside account from the Rio in Las Vegas from Brian Reynard, one of the thousands taking a shot at winning the World Series of Poker, on Thursday's Betting Dork (July 8, 2010). 

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:18pm EST

Betting Dork: Advanced Stats Day-to-Day Principles

Forum Guest Basewinner joins Host Gill Alexander for their regularly scheduled sabermetrics show, but this time the notion of adherence to advanced stats principles on a day-to-day basis is put to the test.  Would you still bet on the Orioles if the numbers tell you to?  If you get killed on Cleveland one night, would you still bet on them the next if the numbers led you there?  Plus, what MLB pitcher has been unlucky for 3 straight seasons, and Basewinner's 4 MLB plays of the day, on Wednesday's Betting Dork (July 7, 2010).

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:08pm EST

Betting Dork: Sabermetrics Terminology Special

Forum Guest Basewinner joins Host Gill Alexander for a Sabermetrics Special and Terminology Reset.  FIP, xFIP, BABIP, BsR, and UZR are all defined once again and put into plain english.  It's a perfect midseason MLB review on the concepts that guide the winning sabercapping approach to betting baseball.  Plus, 4 free MLB plays from Basewinner on Tuesday's Betting Dork (July 6, 2010).

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:55pm EST

Betting Dork: MLB Stats and 1st Inning Props

With VR getting buck wild in Vegas, Host Gill Alexander flies solo and continues the MLB Stats Fest that he began on Thursday.  The best and worst $$$ Money Line MLB clubs are covered, including home and away splits, as are the relievers with the best save percentages in baseball.  Plus, it's a 1st inning prop bettors utopia as Gill covers the best and worst run production teams in MLB and the starters with the best and worst OBP against, on Friday's Betting Dork (July 2, 2010).

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:17pm EST

Betting Dork: UFC 116 Picks and MLB Statistics Overload

Forum Guest Unassail joins Host Gill Alexander to give all of his picks for Saturday night's huge UFC card.  Then, Gill goes deep with his MLB Stats Fest, serving up the top Over and Under Umpires in MLB, the starters with the least Baserunners per 9IP, and the best and worst Run Line teams in baseball, on Thursday's Betting Dork (July 1, 2010).

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:45pm EST