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: Fantasy Football 2010 Draft Analysis

Host Gill Alexander has never been dorkier, aggregating results from both his personal scouting of fantasy football drafts that have already taken place and extensive recap conversations w those who have participated in others.  Now, he passes along those findings to you, in an effort to prime you for your own drafts this week and next, on Tuesday's Betting Dork (August 31, 2010).

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Betting Dork: College Football Handicapping Primer GM of Picks Marco D'Angelo shares the secrets of his college football handicapping methods, from the first games in September through Rivalry Week.  Then, Marco and Host Gill Alexander talk MLB Playoff Picture and how a club involved might be primed for a fine performance in a situational angle tonight, on Monday's Betting Dork (August 30, 2010)

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Betting Dork: MLB Friday Diamond Notes

With VR off for the day, Host Gill Alexander laments Stephen Strasburg's pending Tommy John surgery on his own, then launches into a game-by-game Betting Guide to your MLB Friday, no today's Betting Dork (August 27, 2010).

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Betting Dork: College Football, NFL Preseason, UFC Hodgepodge

Pregame Pro JR O'Donnell stops by to pinpoint a college football game he loves next Saturday and to share a lean in tonight's NFL Preseason action.  Plus, Forum Guest Unassail serves up his UFC picks for this weekend, on Thursday's Betting Dork (August 26, 2010).

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Betting Dork: Basewinner's Sabermetrics Lab MLB Podcast Plays

Forum Guest Basewinner joins Host Gill Alexander and unleashes 4 advanced stats-inspired plays on Wednesday's MLB slate.  Unique methods of pinpointing line value are also discussed, on Wednesday's Betting Dork (August 25, 2010).

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Betting Dork: MLB Tuesday Umpire Focus

Totals bettors, this is your show.  First, Host Gill Alexander examines the best and worst money line and run line clubs in MLB and the teams that have the biggest discrepancy between their ML and RL performance.  Then, he dives into the best and worst money line starters.  But the true convertable betting information tonight relates to certain umpires behind home plate in specific games.  It's all here on Tuesday's Betting Dork (August 24, 2010)

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Betting Dork: No Drama, Just Handicapping

GM of Picks Marco D'Angelo stops by to survey the Monday landscape in both baseball and football, as the author of the Great 25 Game MLB Streak of 2010 and Host Gill Alexander give arguments on both sides of a game in each sport, on Monday's Betting Dork (August 23, 2010).

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Betting Dork: A Final Tribute to Marco and his Streak

Forum Guest Basewinner joins Host Gill Alexander for a truncated show, replete nonetheless with a final tribute to Marco D'Angelo's 25 Game MLB Winning Streak and, of course, Basewinner's sabermetrics-inspired plays of the day, on Wednesday's Betting Dork (August 18, 2010).

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Betting Dork: NFL System Bets and 1st Inning MLB Props

Host Gill Alexander talks nothing but raw data in both MLB and the NFL, first focusing on baseball's most unreliable and reliable 1st inning starters, many of whom are on the mound tonight, and with a tip of the cap to ESPN's Jayson Stark, then touches on the notion of Criminally Unsupported Starters (CUS).  Plus, if you love mechanical football wagering, Gill's got 3 of the more reliable NFL system bets for the 2010 season, on Tuesday's Betting Dork (August 17, 2010).

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Betting Dork: Marco D'Angelo and The Great MLB Streak of 2010 Lives On!

It is now surreal. GM of Picks Marco D'Angelo is back to chat it up with Host Gill Alexander in the midst of a once-in-a-lifetime 24 game MLB winning streak.  Once again, the streak is put in context, and this time Marco addresses the thinking that brought him to make specific plays this past week, and what it was like for him to live through them.  Plus, early NFL Preseason reactions, on Monday's Betting Dork (August 16, 2010).

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Betting Dork: Vegas Runner, Reality Star?

Vegas Runner joins Host Gill Alexander for their regular Friday free-for-all, delving into VR's current flirtation with being on an ESPN Wise Guy reality show and the growing place of sports gambling in the mainstream media.  Plus, VR gives a veritable dissertation on how bettors should approach the NFL Preseason, on Friday's Betting Dork (August 13, 2010).

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Betting Dork: The Handicapping Approach of Tony George and Big 12 Preview

Pregame Pro Tony George joins Host Gill Alexander and expounds upon his origins in Vegas and handicapping philosophy.  Plus, the Big 12 expert himself gives us his college football conference preview, on Thursday's Betting Dork (August 12, 2010).

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Betting Dork: The State of Baseball

Forum Guest Basewinner joins Host Gill Alexander to discuss the Cardinals/Reds rivalry, the Buck Showalter-led Orioles, and the mastery of King Felix, among other things, including Basewinner's 4 sabermetrics-driven plays of the day, on Wednesday's Betting Dork (August 11, 2010).

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Betting Dork: Pocket Guide to MLB Tuesday

Host Gill Alexander takes you through each of the 15 ballgames on today's MLB slate and gives arguments for and against virtually all 30 clubs, with an eye towards providing insights that can be converted into dollars, or at the very least, providing angles that otherwise may have been uncovered, on Tuesday's Betting Dork (August 10, 2010).

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Betting Dork: Marco D'Angelo and The Great MLB Streak of 2010

In the midst of an otherworldly 17 game winning streak, Pregame GM of Picks Marco D'Angelo joins Host Gill Alexander to lend insights to his handicapping thinking during the run, while Gill breaks down the make-up of the streak in detail and puts it in all in context.  Plus, with that as a backdrop, Marco offers up his thinking on a specific ballgame tonight, exclusively on Monday's Betting Dork (August 9, 2010)

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Betting Dork: MLB Friday Nuggets

With VR on the mend, host Gill Alexander offers up his brief thoughts on all 15 MLB ballgames on today's slate. Plus, a special nod to a Pregame ESPN Streak for the Cash player and preseason NFL lines, on Friday's Betting Dork (August 6, 2010). 

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Betting Dork: The Fantasy Football Draft Sabermetrics Edge

If winning your fantasy football league is an obsession, this is the show you simply don't want to miss.  Host Gill Alexander gives you the advantage in your upcoming fantasy football draft by applying advanced stats and revealing specific names that will help inform your mid- to late-round selections.  Carries inside the opponents' 10 and 5, Targets inside the opponents' 10 and 5, Yards per Target, Air Yard %, and Catches per Target are all examined to allow you to make educated value picks, on Thursday's Betting Dork (August 5, 2010) 

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Betting Dork: Handicapping MLB Wednesday thru Sabermetrics

Basewinner joins Host Gill Alexander to discuss all things baseball, including ManRam, GM thinking around the trade deadline, the mentality of San Francisoc Giants fans, and of course, Basewinner's 4 sabermetric-inspired plays.  Plus, Gill briefly previews tomorrow's NFL sabermetrics show and how it can help you in your fantasy football draft.

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Betting Dork: The All-Fade Rotation of MLB 2010

Host Gill Alexander serves up two separate 4-man rotations of starters who should elicit fade thoughts in your head whenever they take the mound.  One rotation is reserved for big name aces, the other is highlighted by a couple of starters who generally serve up batting practice.  Plus, Gill gives his thoughts on the winners and losers at the MLB trade deadline, on Tuesday's Betting Dork (August 3, 2010). 

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Betting Dork: MLB Totals and Run Line Stats Spotlight

Host Gill Alexander delves into an abridged version of his periodic MLB Stats show, focusing exclusively on the umpires who show the biggest penchant for calling over and under ballgames, and the clubs who dominate and get killed on the run line, and those with the biggest discrepancy between both.  Plus, Gill gives his thoughts on each of the 10 MLB matchups on today's schedule, on Monday's Betting Dork (August 2, 2010).

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