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: Chad Millman, Editor-in-Chief, ESPN The Magazine, on The Analytics Issue; Paul Sporer, Baseball Prospectus, on Fantasy Baseball

It's Analytics Week, and that means Chad Millman, Editor-in-Chief of ESPN The Magazine, and host and writer of the Behind The Bets podcast and blog, respectively, at, makes his yearly visit with host Gill Alexander to engage in a breakdown of the Mag's annual Analytics Issue and teases what's to come on the gambling panel at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference this weekend.  Then, let the fantasy baseball talk begin.  This week, Paul Sporer of Baseball Prospectus highlights the most overrated and underrated position players you should be aware of for your upcoming draft, on Tuesday's Betting Dork (February 26, 2013).

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Betting Dork: New Jersey Sports Betting and Billy Walters w David Purdum of Linemakers.Sporting News, Baseball Betting 101 w Basewinner

The biggest story in the industry these days is New Jersey's fight to have sports betting legalized.  The biggest, most successful sports bettor in the United States is Billy Walters.  Only David Purdum of the Linemakers at SportingNews continues to cover both, on top of Governor Chris Christie's fight to have sports betting legalized in his state, and with exclusive access to Mr. Walters himself.  David drops in on Host Gill Alexander as the two try to put New Jersey's fight in perspective.  Plus, what does Billy Walters have to say about Ashton Kutcher's claim that he fronted a large betting syndicate?  How did Walters fare on the Super Bowl?  And why doesn't Walters bet baseball?  Then, in their annual ritual, Gill and sabermetrician Basewinner outline why betting baseball ought to be king, on Wednesday's Betting Dork (February 20, 2013). 

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Betting Dork: Charmane Star on the Adult Film Industry, Debating NBA Analytics with Yahoo!'s Marc Spears

If you ever had a few minutes to sit down with an adult film star, what would you ask her?  How many burning questions would you have, and could you fit them all in?  Well, Host Gill Alexander gets that very opportunity as Charmane Star checks in from L.A. to set the record straight in a revealing and humanizing discussion.  Sports betting can wait.  Then, Yahoo!'s NBA expert Marc Spears joins Gill for a midseason chat that evolves into a fascinating exchange that highlights the chasm between mainstream and analytics perspectives.  It's all on a very unique Wednesday edition of the Betting Dork (February 13, 2013).  

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