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: Joe Peta, Author, "Trading Bases, A Story About Wall Street, Gambling, and Baseball" on 2014 MLB Season Win Totals

We know him well in these parts.  Joe Peta, author of "Trading Bases, a Story About Wall Street, Gambling, and Baseball* (*) Not necessarily in that order", takes a break from his actual job crunching numbers and joins Host Gill Alexander for another in a long line of appearances on the pod, this time with 2014 MLB Season win totals on his mind.  It's baseball nirvana once again on Monday's Betting Dork (March 24, 2014).

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Betting Dork: The 2014 NCAA Bracketology Special with Ed Feng of The Power Rank and Vegas Runner

We've got the madness covered like no one else.  Ed Feng of handles the advanced analytics and Pregame Pro Vegas Runner provides market perspective as the two dissect all 32 second round 2014 NCAA Basketball Tournament matchups from both an ATS and bracket standpoint.  Plus, Host Gill Alexander provides game theory you should consider for your office pools and advanced stats that will help you gain an edge.  What are the 6 characteristics that all National Champions have shared since 2004, and what one team in this year's field possesses them?  It's our annual March Madness edition on Tuesday's Betting Dork (March 18, 2014).

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Betting Dork: Chad Millman, Editor-in-Chief, ESPN The Magazine, on The Analytics Issue; Peter Keating, Senior Writer, ESPN The Magazine, on NCAA Giant Killers

The Analytics episode is here.  First, 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 annual visit with host Gill Alexander, providing insight on the Mag's annual Analytics Issue and thoughts on both the gambling panel at the recent MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference and sports betting in New Jersey.  Then, Peter Keating, Senior Writer at ESPN The Magazine, does what he does best, stimulating in ways that will cause you to view sports such as hockey, horse racing, and NASCAR in just a slightly differently manner than you might have before listening.  it all leads up to his best Giant Killer candidates in next week's NCAA Men's College Basketball Tournament, on Wednesday's Betting Dork (March 12, 2014).

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Betting Dork: Paul Sporer, Baseball Prospectus, 2014 Fantasy Baseball Starting Pitcher Guide

Last week was the appetizer; this week, the entree.  Fantasy baseball geeks (and baseball bettors), it's time.  No one has written more extensively on starting pitching throughout MLB heading into your 2014 fantasy draft or auction than Paul Sporer of Baseball Prospectus and  He sits down and chats with Host Gill Alexander about the most overvalued and undervalued starters in the majors, headed into Opening Day 2014. It's information that directly applies to fantasy, but converts beautifully to betting value, as well.  That, and some MLB season win totals talk, as well, on Wednesday's Betting Dork (March 5, 2014).

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