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: NFL MegaPod Week 4 Preview

Gill Alexander moderates the NFL handicapping meeting of the minds, which is highlighted this week by the participation of Vice President and Writer, Joe Fortenbaugh.  Alongside Pregame Pros and regulars Marco D'Angelo and Vegas Runner, what results is another spirited breakdown of this weekend's pro football slate.  Indianapolis Colts at Tampa Bay Buccaneers, NY Jets at Baltimore Ravens, Denver Broncos at Green Bay Packers, New England Patriots at Oakland Raiders, NY Giants at Arizona Cardinals, Washington Redskins at St. Louis Rams, Detroit Lions at Dallas Cowboys, San Francisco 49ers at Philadelphia Eagles.  Those games are discussed extensively, along with commentary on others.  It's how we roll on Friday's Betting Dork (September 30, 2011). 

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Betting Dork: Andrew Garrood, Executive Director, Las Vegas Sports Consultants/Cantor Gaming, Redux

There are many who can give you a sense of the present, but there are only a select few individuals who can give you a true sense and snapshot of where the sports betting landscape is actually headed.  In his return to the show, LVSC Executive Director and Midas Algorithm Lead Developer Andrew Garrood joins Host Gill Alexander to discuss the continuing evolution of the industry in Las Vegas from his vantage point behind the scenes at the Cantor Gaming property, The M, with an influential reach that carries clear down the Strip.  It's a wide-ranging exchange that covers the mindset behind Cantor Gaming releasing all 256 NFL Regular Season lines way back in June, and much more.  It's all on Thursday's Betting Dork (September 29, 2011).

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It's their Wednesday meeting about the Tuesday meeting.  Betting market expert Vegas Runner and Host Gill Alexander first discuss how perception will play a big part in betting lines headed into the MLB postseason before diving into VR's experience at the renowned Las Vegas handicappers Tuesday meeting and the insights it provides.  Plus, VR serves up one of his premium plays for the upcoming College Football weekend for free.  It's exclusive, on Wednesday's Betting Dork (September 28, 2011).

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Pregame Pro Dave Essler and Host Gill Alexander 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 Monday's Betting Dork (September 26, 2011).

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Betting Dork: NFL MegaPod Week 3 Preview

It's not often that one gets to eavesdrop on close to 100 years of handicapping experience chatting up a weekend's NFL schedule. But that's exactly the case on this week's MegaPod, as Host Gill Alexander welcomes Pregame staples Marco D'Angelo and Vegas Runner and first-time guest Joe Gavazzi, a Pregame Pro himself bringing over 30 years of capping experience to the table. Washington Redskins at Dallas Cowboys, Pittsburgh Steelers at Indianapolis Colts, Green Bay Packers at Chicago Bears, Houston Texans at New Orleans Saints, Detroit Lions at Minnesota Vikings, San Francisco 49ers at Cincinnati Bengals, New England Patriots at Buffalo Bills, Denver Broncos at Tennessee Titans, NY Jets at Oakland Raiders.  All are discussed, along with the big favorite most likely to lose outright and the single most desperate team of Week 3.  It's all packed into Friday's Betting Dork (September 23, 2011). 

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Betting Dork: Vegas Runner Unscripted on Boxing, Bookmakers, and Wiseguys

Host Gill Alexander and Vegas Runner convene for their Wednesday conversation and riff on a potential Mayweather v Pacquiao megafight, and how wiseguys and bookmakers approach the current sports betting market with football in full steam and the MLB regular season winding down.  Plus, VR provides 4 free college football leans, while Basewinner stops by to deliver his MLB plays of the day, on Wednesday's Betting Dork (September 21, 2011).

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Pregame Pro Dave Essler and Host Gill Alexander convene to take their best stabs at what this week's NFL lines will be, all in the name of discovering a betting edge.  Find out where value exists, on Monday's Betting Dork (September 19, 2011).

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The Week 2 panel is set and ready to dive in to all of the action.  This week, Pregame Pros Vegas Runner and Johnny Detroit drop in on Host Gill Alexander to give their thoughts on a host of NFL games.  St. Louis Rams at NY Giants, Philadelphia Eagles at Atlanta Falcons, Seattle Seahawks at Pittsburgh Steelers, San Diego Chargers at New England Patriots, Cleveland Browns at Indianapolis Colts, Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Minnesota Vikings, Kansas City Chiefs at Detroit Lions.  All of these matchups and more are discussed, including which big favorite is most likely to lose outright and which team is most desperate heading into its Week 2 tilt.  It's all on Friday's Betting Dork (September 16, 2011).

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Betting Dork: Week 2 NFL Totals Adjustments: Warranted or Overreaction?

There's not much we haven't heard about the betting ramifications of the Utah @ USC game Saturday night, but what actually set off the chain of events?  Host Gill Alexander gets into it with Vegas Runner before VR drops the knowledge on Week 2 NFL Totals adjustments being made by linesmakers.  Plus, insights on Mayweather v Ortiz, free College Football picks, and 3 free MLB plays from Basewinner, on Wednesday's Betting Dork (September 14, 2011).

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Pregame Pro Dave Essler 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, pinpointing the most exploitable lines along the way, on Monday's Betting Dork (September 12, 2011).

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Betting Dork: NFL MegaPod Week 1 Preview

It has finally arrived.  The first weekend of the NFL season is upon us and in what has become a bit of tradition this time of year, Fridays mean NFL MegaPod.  Today, in the 2011-12 inaugural edition, Pregame Pros Marco D'Angelo and Vegas Runner join Host Gill Alexander for a look at a host of this weekend's NFL games, all with your betting dollar in mind.  Oakland Raiders at Denver Broncos, New England Patriots at Miami Dolphins, Dallas Cowboys at NY Jets, Minnesota Vikings at San Diego Chargers, Detroit Lions at Tampa Bay Buccaneers, NY Giants at Washington Redskins, Pittsburgh Steelers at Baltimore Ravens, Indianapolis Colts at Houston Texans, and Philadelphia Eagles at St. Louis Rams.  All are discussed on Friday's Betting Dork (September 9, 2011).

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Betting Dork: The NFL Super Bowl Futures Exclusive with Vegas Runner

Three seasons ago, he called the Steelers.  Then two seasons ago, it was the Saints.  Finally, a year ago, he picked the Packers. Now, wiseguy Vegas Runner joins Host Gill Alexander to reveal his NFL Super Bowl Futures plays for the 2011-12 season as he looks to cash his fourth consecutive season.  That's the headline on a show that also includes intriguing college football betting line insights from VR involving Auburn and Georgia, and a quartet of free MLB picks from Basewinner, on Wednesday's Betting Dork (September 7, 2011).

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