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: The Week 17 NFL Guessing Lines Show

The final week of the NFL regular season is here and, as per normal, endeavoring to pinpoint lines is quite the wacky task in this Sunday of peculiar motivations.  Host Gill Alexander and Pregame Pro Mike Hook put games in playoff scenario context, then take stabs at what the lines might be, where there even are lines against which to compare them.  Ultimately, two games stick out, with one leaping off the page so much, that Hook has proclaimed it his NFL Game of the Year.  It's exclusive and it's free on Tuesday's Betting Dork (December 28, 2010).

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:26pm EDT

Betting Dork: Which NFL playoff teams have the public fooled

Pregame GM of Picks Marco D'Angelo and Host Gill Alexander always put the NFL weekend gone by in crystal clear perspective from a betting standpoint, and today is no different.  Both review how last week's trio of late week NFL season handicapping tenets played out in Week 16, and seize on the individual teams in each conference that the public will overrate and underrate headed into the postseason, and where inherent line value will most likely be found.  Plus, a vital thing to keep in mind when betting the Tuesday Night Football matchup between the Minnesota Vikings and Philadelphia Eagles, on Monday's Betting Dork (December 27, 2010).

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:58pm EDT

Betting Dork: College Basketball Free Picks

Wedged in between endless hours of football podcasts comes Pregame Forum Contributor Brent Brooks for some pre-holiday free plays in college hoops.  It's short, sweet, and bankroll-padding, on Wednesday's Betting Dork (December 22, 2010). 

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:13pm EDT

Betting Dork: The Week 16 NFL Guessing Lines Show

It's time for that weekly ritual.  Pregame Pro Mike Hook and Host Gill Alexander take calculated guesses at what this coming week's pro football spreads ought to be, learn what they actually are, and discern value, as a result.  Along the way, there's nothing but hijinks, on Tuesday's Betting Dork (December 21, 2010).

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:29pm EDT

Betting Dork: Reese Waters, formerly of The Daily Line, Versus

Both hilarious and downright serious about his betting, comic Reese Waters, he of the now defunct Versus television program, "The Daily Line", hangs out with Host Gill Alexander to discuss his take on the arc of that show, his feelings on betting on sports, and his take on the Oregon v Auburn BCS Championship.  The hilarity ensues, on a special bonus edition of the Betting Dork (December 21, 2010).

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:22pm EDT

Betting Dork: Sharp Late Season NFL Handicapping Tips

For 31 years, Pregame GM of Picks Marco D'Angelo has had a front row seat to NFL motivational trends.  That has proven to be never more important than in the final two weekends of the NFL regular season when teams that have already clinched, teams that have already been eliminated, and teams in must-win situations, both controlling their own destiny and not, all appear on the betting slate.  Host Gill Alexander gets the key handicapping angles from Marco, as well as a Monday Night Football preview, on Monday's Betting Dork (December 20, 2010).

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

Betting Dork: Bomani Jones, ESPN Outside the Lines, Around the Horn

The BCS as currently set up is bad, right?  NBA age requirements are just fine.  Of course it's a given that the NFL will definitely avoid a lockout.  LeBron deserves flack for going to Miami and for that matter, Michael Jordan will always be the better player between the two.  All of the above is obvious, right?  Well, not according to Bomani Jones of ESPN's "Outside the Lines" and "Around the Horn".  Provocateur, genius, or somewhere in between?  You be the judge, on Thursday's Betting Dork (December 16, 2010).

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:10pm EDT

Betting Dork: MLB Hot Stove, College Basketball Free Picks

Sure, the national media has broken down what Cliff Lee's signing in Philadelphia means, but no one puts it in perspective like the Dork.  Host Gill Alexander and Basewinner discuss the new Phillies rotation from an advanced stats perspective, as well as other key notes from the baseball offseason.  Plus, college basketball guru Brent Brooks drops in to give his free college basketball plays of the day, looking to build on his already huge season.  It's all on Wednesday's Betting Dork (December 15, 2010).

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:47pm EDT

Betting Dork: The Week 15 NFL Guessing Lines Show


It has been the phenomenon of the 2010 NFL Regular Season, so why would they stop now?  Pregame Pro Mike Hook and Host Gill Alexander convene once again for their blind attempts at pegging what this week's NFL lines will be, all in the name of discovering a betting edge.  Find out where value exists, on Tuesday's Betting Dork (December 14, 2010).


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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:25pm EDT

Betting Dork: National Teaser Day


Talk about a wide-ranging discussion.  Pregame GM of Picks Marco D'Angelo and Host Gill Alexander review Sunday's NFL action, interwoven with tangents on superstition in betting, handicapping contests, and the irrational psychology of contrarian bettors.  Then, with two NFL games on the docket tonight, Gill proclaims it National Teaser Day as both delineate the finer points of teasers, including how many points to tease, when not to tease, and what might be one of the better teaser plays tonight, on Monday's Betting Dork (December 13, 2010).


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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:38pm EDT

Betting Dork: The College Football Bowl Season Guessing Lines Show Part 2


Applying their weekly NFL handicapping approach toward uncovering inherent betting edge in spreads, Host Gill Alexander and Pregame Pro Mike Hook take aim at the 2010-11 College Football Bowl Games.  With 35 games in all, Part 2 tackles matchups from December 31st thru the BCS Championship Game on January 10th.  Team motivation, conference weighting, and venue are all woven into the quest for a gambling edge, on Thursday's Betting Dork (December 9, 2010).


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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:33pm EDT

Betting Dork: The College Football Bowl Season Guessing Lines Show Part 1

Applying their weekly NFL handicapping approach toward uncovering inherent betting edge in spreads, Host Gill Alexander and Pregame Pro Mike Hook take aim at the 2010-11 College Football Bowl Games.  With 35 games in all, Part 1 tackles matchups from December 18th thru December 30th.  Seeking a gambling advantage within the context of the 3 basic tenets of capping this time of year, on Wednesday's Betting Dork (December 8, 2010).

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:06pm EDT

Betting Dork: The Week 14 NFL Guessing Lines Show


Hard to believe it's already Week 14 on the NFL season, and so there's only one thing for Pregame Pro Mike Hook and Host Gill Alexander to do: make educated guesses at what this week's lines will be.  As always, the aim is to uncover value inherent in the spread and to turn it into cash at the betting window.  It's your weekly must-listen pod, on Tuesday's Betting Dork (December 7, 2010).


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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:56pm EDT

Betting Dork: Tough Loss v Bad Beat, When Fading the Public Goes Too Far


It's the NFL Week in Review w Pregame GM of Picks Marco D'Angelo, as Host Gill Alexander once again goes mano a mano w Marco on what constitutes a tough gambling loss versus what's actually pure bad luck.  You may be surprised with this week's result.  In addition to discussing the Steelers v Ravens, Chargers, Colts, and Redskins v Giants, among all things NFL, the two tackle the notion of when serial faders of public perception go too far, on Monday's Betting Dork (December 6, 2010).


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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:56pm EDT

Betting Dork: LeBron, the Heat, and the NBA

Pregame Pro and TiSB Host Dan Bebe joins Dork Host Gill Alexander for a free-for-all discussion on all things NBA, including step-by-step predictions on how things will go tonight in Cleveland and how things will evolve for the Miami Heat.  Plus, which teams and trends should you keep an eye on in handicapping the Association?  It's all on Thursday's Betting Dork (December 2, 2010).

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:50pm EDT

Betting Dork: College Basketball Spotlight and Free Picks

Back on with Host Gill Alexander for a third consecutive week, Pregame Forum college hoops expert Brent Brooks expounds upon his betting approach, from making plays early in the season to the subject of line movement, while, of course, offering up some free plays for tonight, on Wednesday's Betting Dork (December 1, 2010).

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:36pm EDT