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Sal is in Brooklyn for Jimmy Kimmel Live! Harry had a party at Sal's house to watch the Indoor Football League Championship. Meanwhile, Sal is keeping an eye on Harry with the Ring camera and watched him attempt to put together a pitch back net the past few days with little success. Sal talks about going to the Mets game with Brother Bri and Parlay Kid as they ended up on the jumbotron. The guys quickly recap the NFL's Preseason Week 1 headlines including Zach Wilson's injury, Tom Brady taking a leave from Tampa Bay, and the Dallas Cowboys penalty-filled opener. Next, the fellas run down their Betaches as Parlay Kid manages to go 0-2 betting on the Mets. Next, it's an SEC preview (18:42) as the Against All Odds crew runs down every team's over/under win total and discusses if anyone can beat Alabama. Then, it's a rundown of the Big Ten (50:53); can Michigan repeat as Champions or will Ohio State get back on top? Parlay Kid gives out his super sleeper team, and Harry likes one coach to turn things around for their program.
Cousin Sal is joined by Brian Gewirtz, author of There's Just One Problem…: True Tales from the Former, One-Time, 7th Most Powerful Person in WWE. Sal and Brian begin the show by discussing their love of the New York Mets and how this year's team feels different than past Mets teams including the belief in a competent manager Buck Showalter. Sal and Brian discuss how they met and their mutual love of Rowdy Roddy Piper. Brian discusses how his career in the WWF began, being called into wrestling court and his relationship with The Rock, and working with Stone Cold Steve Austin. Brian also reveals what it was like taking a bump and much more.
It's a cause for celebration as the Against All Odds crew goes 3-1 yesterday and Babyface Joel is back from the hospital after passing a kidney stone. Babyface's doctor informs him he thankfully doesn't need to change his diet, Sal discusses the Kansas City Royals pulled pork and Reese's Peanut Butter Cups sandwich as they discuss which is the worst food item sold at a Major League Ballpark. Parlay Kid argues that peanuts are a waste of energy and Sal admits he doesn't like to mix his entrees with desserts. With a new season of Hard Knocks premiering tonight, the guys give out their best Detroit Lions bets. Then the guys make their Underdog picks of the day as Sal once again likes an over/under on pitch count. Three Knicks players lose in a Pro-Am event, is this cause for concern for Parlay Kid? Plus Kevin Durant tells ownership a new ultimatum and Cousin Sal thinks he can solve their problem. Finally, Parlay Kid ends the show with some breaking news: is Harry once again friends with one of his biggest enemies?
It's nothing but trumpets and fiesta for Cousin Sal as he plays and trumpets for Edwin Diaz's walkout music. Diaz is (100/1) for the Cy Young, can you consider him after 40 saves? A look at MLB as the Mets take 4 of 5 from Braves. Diaz Yankees (lost 5 in a row) swept by Cardinals who are now in first place and the Dodgers pummel the Padres. Yankees and Dodgers have the same WS odds (+360). Which ticket would you rather be holding? Tuesday picks from the trio as Sal likes the Yanks/Mariners over 7.5 (-114) and Parlay Kid just likes the Yankees to get the win. Bro Bri has a same game parlay with Alonso and Lindor. Of course, Harry had a Betache out the gate in the Hall of Fame game, which he watched intensely vs last year's Super Bowl. Blue Jays got Bro Bri feeling blue. Kareem Hunt requests trade: Cleveland Browns deny his request, is there any team that would make sense for him? Then a deep dive into Nick Chubb's odds for most rushing yards as well as his rushing and TD totals. Harry's car-aches and a listener sends in a letter of support to AAO's Health and Sexuality expert, Parlay Kid.
Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta are back to kick off the weekend with the return of the NFL! The guys look at the Watson ruling and Harry gives his take on which Brady prop he likes best for this year. Next, the guys take a trip on the Riverboat Casino, where they answer the question, what is the best Vin Scully call of all time? Finally, they wrap the show up with Sharp Tank and The Parlay Kid answers a question about middle school health education in this week's segment of Summer School with TPK.
The Against All Odds crew is back and so is Jacob DeGrom as he makes his return for the Mets tonight against the Washington Nationals. Plus, the guys react to the blockbuster trade between the Nationals and Padres as Juan Soto is headed to the Padres. Then in honor of the MLB trade deadline the guys take a trip on the Make-Believe Riverboat Casino to discuss who is the best player to be named later of all time. Sal gives Harry the opportunity to play the role of an MLB Front Office personnel and break the news to a player he's been traded. Next, the guys give out their picks for today before going over the big NFL headlines from the Cleveland Browns releasing a new statement about Deshaun Watson, the Dolphins being punished for tampering, could Odell Beckham Jr. help the Cowboys at wide receiver and kicker Chris Boswell signs a big deal with the Steelers. Finally, Tiger Woods turns down huge money to join the LIV Tour and an update on Parlay Kid's poison ivy.
July is officially in the books and Cousin Sal gives out the winner of July's Prop Culture Quiz and an Extra Points Golden Hat. The August contest is also now live on the website. Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta discuss the Deshaun Watson suspension news as Parlay Kid says the NFL will move on and this ultimately won't hurt them. The guys give their Betaches as Brother Bri gets one from the newest Yankees player- Andrew Benintendi. Sal and Parlay Kid argue again over the AL MVP award and who is more deserving Aaron Judge or Shohei Ohtani. Deebo Samuel agrees to a contract extension with the 49ers as the guys give their thoughts on his player props this season. Plus, Harry got caught in the rain going to the Indoor Football League semi-finals and Parlay Kid doesn't know how to get rid of his poison ivy.
Sal starts the show gloating about the Mets sweeping the Yankees, but Parlay Kid thinks Mets fans should be focused on winning the World Series and not regular season games. The Against All Odds crew discusses Tampa Bay adding Julio Jones as Harry thinks if anyone can get him to be productive again it's Tom Brady. Plus, they debate what the criteria should be for NFL Comeback Player of the Year and give their early predictions for who should win. The guys close things out with their Sharp Tank picks and The Parlay Kid answers a summer school question about student/teacher Fantasy Football Leagues.
The Subway Series between the Mets and Yankees begins tonight and the Against All Odds crew will add extra stakes as the Cap of Consequences makes its return. The guys discuss Kyler Murray's independent study clause in his contract and if Harry should have a similar clause in his. Plus, a look at Kyler Murray prop bets as the guys are taking the under on him for a variety of reasons. Then it's a preview of tonight's Yankees/Mets game as Sal takes his Mets against everyone until Harry steps up and joins him. The guys give out their picks of the day as Parlay Kid steers clear of the Mets/Yankees as he wants to enjoy it and Brother Bri takes Lindor over Rizzo for total bases with his Under Dog Pick of the Day. Sal gives out some of the Cap of Consequences options including the “Bronx Bombers” and “Suicide Slice”. Next, it's over to the NBA and the latest reports of a potential Kevin Durant trade to the Boston Celtics. Plus, Draymond Green tweets about the '17 Warriors would beat the '98 Bulls, and the gang discusses what the line would be on that series as Harry thinks the Bulls defense would be able to stop the Warriors offense. Finally, a Summer School question for Parlay Kid on what courses he would drop and add from the required school system leads to Harry revealing how many times he failed biology.
Sal and his son Jack meet up with Harry to go to an Indoor Football League game in Arizona, the game was great but the meal after the game was not so much. Sal's son asks Harry's wife about a moment at the wedding she wasn't aware of and gets a priceless reaction. The guy's East Coast Fantasy Football League draft order is set as they head into their 30th year and discuss how the draft might go. Harry wants to see some changes and Parlay Kid suggests getting rid of the kicker. Next, the Against All Odds gang gives their weekend Betaches as the Yankees seem to win for everyone except for Sal. Davante Adams has to clear the air after saying he was going from one Hall of Fame quarterback to another and Sal suggests this is why players shouldn't even do interviews over the summer. The guys discuss Davante Adams player props and Parlay Kid thinks he will make the guys around him better and guys like Hunter Renfrow and Darren Waller will see their numbers increase.
Parlay Kid remains hot as he hits his MLB All-Star Game bets and a volleyball bet. The guys react to Kyler Murray's contract extension with the Arizona Cardinals although Harry doesn't think he deserves it. The Against All Odds crew looks to the second half of the MLB season with best value bets to make or not make the playoffs and player props as Sal finds something fishy with the Mike Trout home run total line. Plus, Brother Bri gives out one of his favorite bets he's ever done. Next, the guys give out their Sharp Tank picks – and wrap up with more NFL news, what does Josh Rosen signing with the Browns tell you, and with the 49ers giving Jimmy Garoppolo the opportunity to seek a trade, where could he end up? Finally, it's Summer School with the Parlay Kid as an aspiring coach asks if he has ever pulled a Belichick and cheated to gain an advantage?
Sal and Harry are joined by fellow Oswego State alum, sports broadcasting legend, and ESPN anchor Linda Cohn joins the show to discuss 30 years at ESPN, playing hockey at Oswego State, and taking shots with Harry on the field after the Giants won the Super Bowl. Linda discusses how she landed on her New York sports fandom, being President of the Eli Manning football club and how she wants the team to move on from Daniel Jones. Then Linda talks about her time at Oswego State, having a sub named after her, making 64 saves against Cornell, and all the places she hung out. Finally, Harry and Linda share their love for Chris Daughtry.
Juan Soto wins the Home Run Derby and the Parlay Kid cashes another winner! Cousin Sal recaps his experience at the Home Run Derby as he regrets not paying up for seats a few sections over. Brother Bri did not love the broadcast and gives his critique, plus did Kyle Schwarber get screwed by the total count? The guys then discuss who they would want to pitch to them if they participated in the Home Run Derby. Then the guys discuss the new All-Star Game tie-breaker Home Run Derby and how it could affect the MVP; plus, they give their other bets for tonight's Midsummer Classic. Next, Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta look back at their best and worst MLB preseason bets as it gives Harry a chance to brag about some of his best picks. Sal and Parlay Kid argue over Ohtani and Judge AL MVP cases. Plus, the Madden '23 WR ratings are out and Sal wonders if players care more about their rating than a Pro-Bowl selection. Finally, the guys discuss the first part of the Derek Jeter documentary, and did Harry watch it?
Harry starts the show by recapping his birthday weekend and how he did on his 51 bets that Sal gifted him; it turns out Harry bet on 11 different sports as the guys try to guess them. This weekend's big winner was The Parlay Kid, who cashed in on Cam Smith (22-1) winning the Open Championship but now debates if he should go out on top and retire from betting golf after yet another major victory. Next, the guys discuss their Betaches as Sal lost out with Rory McIlroy despite his great effort at the Old Course. Sal is going to the Home Run Derby tonight as he researched where the best section is to have the best chance at getting a ball. The guys make their Derby picks, can Pete Alonso make it three in a row? Harry discusses meeting Christian Yelich and getting a picture with him, who immediately went 0 for 5. Matt Carpenter continues to stay hot for the Yankees who beat up on the Red Sox over the weekend. Finally, will Harry watch the Derek Jeter documentary that premieres tonight?
Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta are gearing up for the weekend as Harry celebrates his birthday on Saturday. They discuss which celebrities and athletes share a birthday with Harry. Basketball Hall of Famer Grant Hill joins the show to discuss his new book Game: An Autobiography. Grant discusses choosing Duke over UNC, his relationship with Coach K, and beating UNLV in one of the biggest upsets in the history of college basketball. Harry asks Grant if his hail mary pass against Kentucky in the 1992 Elite Eight game is the best pass in sports history. Grant then talks about his NBA career, playing against the Dream Team and winning a co-Rookie of the Year with Jason Kidd. Then they discuss who has impressed Grant so far in the NBA Summer League, and Grant gives a surprising answer on what to do with the three-point line. Then the guys make their Sharp Tank picks; will Sal go with Harry's Major League Soccer bet on his birthday? In the first edition of Summer School with The Parlay Kid, a fan asks him how far he will go for Harry and be a sperm donor for his child. Sal ends the show by challenging Harry to make 51 bets to celebrate his 51stBirthday.
Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta react to the Yankees blowing a 9th-inning lead against the Reds as Harry loses another spite bet. The crew looks to bounce back with their Wednesday MLB picks as they give out their bets of the day with Harry trying to bounce back with the Rays and he also gives praise to the AL East as all the teams are now .500 or better. Then writer and golf expert Paul Koehorst joins the show to preview The Open Championship. The guys discuss coming on the heels of Tony Romo's big win in Lake Tahoe; who is the best non-pro-golfer ever? Paul talks about what makes the St. Andrew's course so difficult to play and the conditions the players will be dealing with this week. Paul and the Parlay Kid both like Cameron Smith to win and Harry has a message for Sergio Garcia. Paul and the guys also discuss the future of the Pac-12 and what's the best move for Oregon as well as Paul caddying for Carson Daly at a Pebble Beach Pro-Am and how Baby Doll James Dixon screwed it up the following year.
Cousin Sal starts the show celebrating another strong performance by Max Scherzer as the Mets beat the Braves in a big NL East matchup. Plus, he sets up Summer School with the Parlay Kid, e-mail your questions for the 30-year teacher/coach/father/degenerate to firstname.lastname@example.org The guys make their picks for the day as Harry makes a spite bet and takes the Yankees and Giants in a parlay, while Parlay Kid also likes Gerrit Cole to bounce back and beat the Reds. Sal finds a bet he loves that involves Luis Garcia pitching outs (over 16.5) for his underdog pick of the week. Albert Pujols was announced a participant in this year's Home Run Derby as the guys discuss if anyone can beat Pete Alonso? Plus, would you rather go to the Home Run Derby or the actual All-Star game? The Degenerate Trifecta weighs in on Baker Mayfield being traded to the Carolina Panthers and Harry actually thinks this is a good fit. This leads them into a conversation: which ticket would you rather have for a team to make the playoffs; Lions, Jaguars, or Panthers? Finally, a fan writes in with an e-mail that may have finally stumped Harry- asking if he's ever bet on State of Origin series rugby.
The Against All Odds crew is back and jump right into the Wimbledon's Men's Final that came down to Djokovic and Kyrgios as well as Brother Bri and Parlay Kid. Parlay Kid announces he is done betting on tennis, not because he isn't good at it but because it's too tough to watch. Just because they were on vacation last week doesn't mean the guys don't have plenty of Betaches to go over. Sal explains the news that Zach Wilson reportedly had an affair with one of his mom's best friends to Parlay Kid. The guys get into the headlines over the weekend in MLB including the Mets retiring Keith Hernandez's number, the Yankees/Red Sox series, and their All-Star snubs. Plus, Tony Romo wins the American Century Championship and the guys discuss adding that event to their sports bucket list. Then it's a trip on the Make-Believe Riverboat Casino to discuss which individual athlete you've lost the most money on; although Harry doesn't understand the question. They discuss Joey Chestnut winning another Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest and handling a protestor, while FanDuel agrees to refund all the bets that took the over. Finally, Harry recaps going to WWE Smackdown and getting pranked by Megan Connolly, and kissing his wife on camera.
The Against All Odds crew is back together again to discuss their favorite summer sports memories as Brother Bri salutes the Summer of '98 as the guys still can't believe they didn't think that Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire were using steroids. Then the Parlay Kid gets sentimental as he tells a Little League story about Mikey Meatballs and how he shut an opposing coach up. Then in honor of the Dog Days of Summer, the guys debate what is the best sports nickname to give your dog. Plus, what is Harry's worst take of the year so far? It's only July and he's already said Derek Jeter's hits are bogus, Travis Kelce has good MVP odds, he can beat Draymond Green in a three-point contest and Lil Caesar's has the best pizza - the guys do their best to determine which is the worst!
Cleon Jones of the '69 World Series Champion Miracle Mets joins Cousin Sal to discuss his new book Coming Home: My Amazin' Life with the New York Mets. Cleon starts the show talking about catching the final out of the '69 World Series and giving the ball to Jerry Koosman. Cleon discusses his 1969 batting title race between himself, Pete Rose, and Roberto Clemente as well as the toughest pitchers he faced including Bob Gibson and Sandy Koufax. Sal and Cleon discuss that magical season that involved a black cat at Shea Stadium, a shoe polish incident, and why he missed the World Series parade in New York. Cleon tells Sal about meeting Jackie Robinson, his thoughts on today's game, and the work he is doing in his hometown as well as the rich baseball history of Mobile, Alabama.
It's Cousin Sal's Birthday! To celebrate his joining by one of his favorite followers on Twitter, Ricky Cobb, the genius behind Super 70s Sports! Ricky talks about someone trying to steal his account and people who tweet him negative stuff. They also discuss video games in the 70s, lunch costs, and no one names their kid Dick anymore. The guys talk about their 70's crush and Sal asks Ricky about wagering on sports.
Sports betting guru and co-founder of Bet The Board, Todd Fuhrman joins Cousin Sal as they reminisce on their Lock It In rivalry. Todd and Sal discuss betting blowouts in the NBA and chasing betting trends. Todd gets into the state of sports gambling, the hurdles of legalizing gambling, and his thoughts on the future of gambling over the next decade. Todd tells the story of his gambling rock bottom; the 2016 Alamo Bowl between Oregon and TCU and what it taught him about bankroll management. Harry asks Todd about the Las Vegas Raiders value this season and explains there's no off-season for sports betting as he is already previewing college football and the NFL. Finally, Todd admits who he missed most from the FS1 show.
Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta close out the week reacting to the huge news that Kevin Durant has requested a trade from the Brooklyn Nets and what it means for the rest of the NBA. Plus, the guys weigh in on UCLA and USC leaving for the Big Ten Conference and how this could signal the end of the Pac-12. The crew makes their Friday MLB picks and in honor of Bobby Bonilla day the Captain of the Make-Believe Riverboat Casino asks, What's the worst contract/signing in New York history? Finally, the guys close things out with Sharp Tank as Harry makes his call on the USFL Championship game between the Birmingham Stallions and Philadelphia Stars!
Cousin Sal starts the show reading some emails from fans and they are coming after Harry after one of his latest bold takes. Harry thinks there is a double standard against him and still thinks Travis Kelce has great long-shot odds to win MVP. Another fan is calling for Sal to fact-check Harry and one fan has an idea for baseball's version of Race to Ten Tuesday. The Against All Odds crew discuss the latest with the Yankees and Mets as Harry looks to go undefeated in Hawaii. Plus, do either the Yankees or Astros blow their big division lead? The guys give out their MLB picks. The Knicks create more salary cap by trading Alec Burks and Nerlens Noel to reportedly pursue Jalen Brunson; Brother Bri and Parlay Kid weigh in on if they like the move. The guys wrap up the show discussing Harry's expensive Spago dinner in Hawaii and an eagle-eyed fan wonders if he blew out his shoe?
The Against All Odds crew is back at it as Harry is up early in Hawaii checking Wimbledon scores. The guys react to yesterday's rollercoaster of Kyrie Irving news that he was rumored to be seeking a sign and trade deal and eventually opting in to return to the Brooklyn Nets; could Deandre Ayton be joining him? Next, it's a look at the early MLB All-Star voting leaders as Sal urges Yankees voters to go out there and vote; plus, who would you want to see in this year's Homerun Derby? Harry says he's never hit a home run in his life at any level. With Deshaun Watson's current MVP odds at 60-1, the guys look at longer shots that have a better possible chance to become MVP. The guys make cases for who they like and then Harry goes off the rails with his pick. Next, it's a 4-leg Champions Parlay as the guys pick who they think will win championships next in the four major sports. Finally, it's a battle of the running backs as Le'Veon Bell and Adrian Peterson are reportedly set to box in July; who should be favored?
The Against All Odds crew is back and Harry is back in Hawaii! The Yankees pull off a big comeback win against the Astros thanks to a walk-off home run from Aaron Judge, but Harry doesn't understand why Dusty Baker wouldn't walk him to get to Rizzo. The winner of this week's Prop Quiz is announced as Brother Bri once again just missed out on a Gold hat. The guys give out their weekend Betaches and also recap the Colorado Avalanche winning the Stanley Cup. They look at next season's early Stanley Cup odds as Parlay Kid likes the Florida Panthers to take the next step and Brother Bri goes with the New York Rangers, while Sal and Harry like the Colorado Avalanche to repeat. Next, the guys give out their Wimbledon picks and recap a huge brawl in the Mariners/Angels game as Parlay Kid likes it when teams actually hate each other. Finally, Harry is asked some tough questions; what he would want to drink out of the Stanley Cup, and who he would choose between his best friend or his wife?
Cousin Sal kicks off the show with big news; Rosanna Arquette followed him on Twitter. Plus, Sal reads an email from a fan who calls out Harry for not knowing that Copa means Cup in Spanish. The guys recap last night's NBA Draft as Woj kept going back and forth on who the Orlando Magic were selecting first overall and kept swinging the odds; Sal has a theory that he may have been doing this on purpose. Brother Bri calls for ESPN to have Woj and all other experts stop putting out spoiler tweets as it ruins the draft-watching experience. Plus, the Knicks seemed to screw up another draft by just creating cap space for Jalen Brunson who may not even come to New York. Next, coming off their successful Five-Minutes Frenzy pick, the guys look to keep it going with their Game 5 picks as the Stanley Cup will be in the building in Colorado. Parlay Kid thinks the Avalanche close things out and Harry likes the over 6 (+100). Parlay Kid means to call out Lightning coach Jon Cooper but also accidentally calls out their friend Paul Cooper who also they have a problem. Finally, the guys close things out with their Sharp Tank Picks!
The Against All Odds crew continues to stay hot on their bets and The Parlay Kid finds out he was ranked the #1 expert on against the spread bets during the NBA Playoffs on Tallysight. Rob Gronkowski announces his retirement as the guys discuss his legacy, is he the greatest tight end of all time? Manny Ramirez says his comments about Derek Jeter were taken out of context- will Harry apologize? Then Tate Frazier joins the show; he tells the guys he no longer calls Mike Krzyzewski Coach K anymore and now refers to him as Mr. K. Plus, why Steph Curry has earned his greatest point guard ever, feeling bad for Draymond Green for recording podcasts after games and which is the best basketball era to watch games. Next, Tate gives his thoughts on tomorrow night's NBA Draft including Chet Holmgren, Jabari Smith, and Paolo Banchero. Also, Tate weighs in on the crew's NBA Draft picks and finally who Tate would like to see get the Charlotte Hornets coaching job. The guys close things out giving their Stanley Cup Finals Game 4 picks and tease the 5-Minute Frenzy!
The Against All Odds crew bounced back and hit 7 out of 8 bets in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals. Harry went after some of the haters on Twitter and let them hear it. Then with the news of Brooks Koepka leaving the PGA Tour to join LIV Golf, Harry thinks these players have enough money already and it's a bad move for their legacies. The Yankees win their 50th game of the season as Gerrit Cole took a no-hitter into the 8th inning, did Sal jinx it? Plus, Manny Ramirez says Derek Jeter would have been just a regular player in Kansas City as the guys discuss how this could make any sense. Harry being Harry says Derek Jeter wouldn't have put up the same numbers in Kansas City. Finally, after Klay Thompson had himself a day during the Warriors Championship parade the gang takes a trip on the Make-Believe Riverboat Casino to discuss the most embarrassing moments during a championship parade.
The Degenerate Trifecta's U.S. Open were all on the leaderboard on Sunday but it was Matt Fitzpatrick winning his first major title and the Parlay Kid celebrating picking him to win at 25-1. Babyface Joel is finally back from Europe and shares the best thing he ate and saw while away on vacation. Then the guys hit their Betaches as Harry somehow goes 0 for 6 on a parlay. Plus, the guys give their picks and props for Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals as Tampa Bay looks to win at home and get back in the series. Finally, Sal almost gets thrown out of a Little League game on Father's Day.
Frustration abounds with these NBA Finals for the fellas as the Game 6 recap of the Warriors 103-90 championship win over the Celtics wasn't very satisfying for anyone. Cousin Sal starts off by comparing NBA fandom to getting a delivery of manure. A lack of bench play killed the Celtics along with a season that might have just been too darn long for a roster that thin. The Warriors are the cream of the crop and with young talents like Wiggins and Poole, still the pick to beat next season. An early look at 2023 odds has the fellas rubbing their chins over teams like Milwaukee, Dallas, Clippers, and Memphis. An updated look at the US Open as some early picks might not make the cut. Previous guest Paul Koehorst's (Ep 249) picks are still looking good. Then a preview of Stanley Cup Finals Game 2. The zig-zag theory is in effect and the consensus is no matter who win, they'll be a lot of scoring save for TPK who likes the Goalies. Harry gets called out for watching more USFL than Super Bowl and gets grilled about Hawaii.
Open wide, here comes a “Hot N Ready” episode of AAO as right off the top we get a pizza breakdown from Harry, a man of means, who bewilderingly chooses to go with Little Caesar's. Brother Bri calls his shot with Thursday's “Race to Ten”. Tune in to see if the Celtics can get it done. Big stat of the day, when the spread is 6 points or fewer, teams are 73-0-2. So stick with the “Sal Special” of -9.5 on both sides. A “Russian Doll” of bets from the fellas emerges as everyone likes the Game, Half, and Quarter for their picks tonight. Cousin Sal likes Klay TPK likes Tatum for the “Picks of the Day” for your Underdog account, while Harry and Brother Bri like a few player props from Fan Duel Off to the PGA US Open as Writer/Author/Producer and friend of the show, Paul Koehorst stops in to talk about the PGA US Open and the lurking LIV league and gives his thoughts on how PGA can fix some issues. The challenges of Brookline, blind tee shots, and undulating greens, will be an issue for some but Paul thinks it looks promising for Justin Thomas. Is Scheffler on the slide? The fellas give their picks while Koehorst's literal diamond in the rough is Justin Thomas. Harry has an NCAA World Series pick and it's the correct one, Hook Em Horns!
Curry has a bad day and Wiggins has his best as the Warriors finally break the back-to-back streak for the Celtics with a 104-94 win. Steph doesn't help Sal behind the 3 and the rest of GSW doesn't help Steph from back there either. Do Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum need a rest from time to time, like during the 10 min he didn't score? A discussion of the current series odds: GSW -420/+320 Celtics. Back to the rink with a breakdown of the Avalanche vs. Lightning. Current series bet - Avs (-180/+155) has Sal liking the Lightning and maybe, more importantly, Spaghetti willing to watch. Parlay likes the Avs while Bri and Harry are backing Sal's selection. Why no goal in the first ten minutes is the play and Vasilevskiy props are goals. Sorry.
Around the horn we go with Betaches as Vols Baseball tags Sal, Bro gets socked by UFC, ….. Back to the hardcourt with a recap of NBA Finals Game 4. Game 5 has Boston on the road, but Sal is still sticking with the “Sal Special” of -9.5 for either side. Warriors 3rd is also a winner so Bri sticks with that one while Harry tries to get off the Celtic schneid. The consensus is Jayson Tatum is due so the prop picks are looking for a next step taken behind the 3- point line and at the scorers table. Parlay Kid also advises checking out the “Popular Parlays” on FanDuel tonight for quarterly action. Recap Rangers/Lightning series. Spaghetti went to see comedy after game 6 to keep his mind from cracking. The Yankees are great, while the Mets lead is dwindling. MLB All-Star voting is weird, find out why my guy. Hit subscribe.
Not the best night for the AAO crew as they gather together in Manhattan Beach to watch Eddie Spaghetti's Rangers lose right at the end to the Lightning. The Parlay Kid joins from the road to help look at NBA picks and to point out the folly of the West Coast group believing in the Rags. A preview of the @Celtics -4 vs. Warriors has player props popping for the next game. Once again the Sal Special is still very hot as -9.5 is still the play for both teams. Spaghetti still isn't a fan of the term “Vontaze Trouba” and defends his defenseman in the recent loss, elbow be damned. Regardless they give a preview of Game 6. Finally, the Sharp Tank circles the Octagon as Brother Bri believes in Valentina while The Parlay Kid is ready for Glover Texeria to stop surprising him in the Octagon.
NBA Finals are well underway and the despite the glacial pace, the “Race to Ten Points” bet will be won Wed night by the Golden St. Warriors, according to The Parlay Kid. Playoffs have been riddled by blowouts so the “Sal Special” is back in play. Find out the other bets the AAO boys like for this series for your FanDuel and Underdog accounts. Then we are off for a recap of the rangers @ Lightning Game 4. Tampa evens up the series. Game 5 is set for Thursday, and we have all the bets you need. Very bad news for our Eddie Spaghetti as the NY Rangers give up a tough one to the defending champion TB Lightning at the very same time he and his girlfriend got roasted by Leslie Jones (SNL) at a comedy show. The AAO crew makes sure to relish in his discomfort. NHL Player props and picks are handed out while Harry claims he has not lost in these recent Ranger games so you might want to pay attention to his pick. TV's Julie Stewart-Binks joins the show to discuss NHL playoffs, winning awards, and the trickiness of in-game interviews. Check out the Race to 10 tonight and put your cash on GSW!
The Extra Points Prop Culture game is live and ready for you to play this month at ExtraPoints.com. The fellas take a brief look at the upcoming NBA Final game 3 odds between Boston and Golden State. Harry points out that Boston does not lose back-to-back games often. The group ponders referee, Scott “The Extender” Foster and if he will have the usual harmful effect on the Warriors and if the NBA might be turning into NBA Jam. A recap of the NFL playoff game between the Avalanche and Oilers. The Avs advance 6-5 and a look at the next game between Spaghetti's NY Rangers and the Lightning. Bri, TPK, and Harry give out some player props while Cousin Sal likes the bet of a goal in the first 10 minutes. Now that Aaron Donald has become the highest-paid non-QB, the AAO boys go over the Defensive Player of the Year odds for next season. Will it be one of Sal and TPK's Dallas Cowboys or someone from the field? Find out now!
Mikey Meatballs kicks off the month of June by winning the prop quiz by going a perfect 10/10 on questions, leaving Brother Bri as the only Szokoli without a gold cap. The guys go into betaches, where Sal discusses his trip to Dodgers Stadium and Klay's very disappointing production so far in the Finals, while Brother Bri also suffered a bad beat in a Game 2 blowout. Next, Sal and the DG3 recap the NBA Finals games so far and look ahead to see if any player or series bets stand out to them. Then they flip over to the NHL where they recap a loss from Spaghetti's Rangers, while they give their best bets for what could be the final game in the Western Conference Finals.
Cousin Sal starts the show announcing the winner of May's Prop Culture contest – which came down to a hot dog tie-breaker question. The morning started with a betting controversy at the French Open after Alexander Zverev was forced to retire in his match against Rafael Nadal due to an ankle injury and Brother Bri is livid after he gets screwed on his bet. The Boston Celtics' huge 4th quarter helped them take Game 1 of the NBA Finals as the guys discuss how it has changed the odds on the series. Brother Bri hated Steve Kerr's rotation in the 4th quarter but Parlay Kid doesn't think the Celtics can repeat such hot shooting. The guys give their Game 2 bets and discuss the rest of the series- will it be a zig-zag game? Next, Babyface Joel gives the guys NBA Finals trivia as Harry is determined to beat the rest of the gang. The guys then discuss the Stanley Cup Playoffs and if the NY Rangers will finally be the team to break the Tampa Bay Lightning's run of bouncing back to win after a playoff loss. Also, thoughts on NBC putting Jason Garrett on the Notre Dame broadcast and now that Frank Gore has retired is he a future Hall of Famer? Finally, the guys head into the weekend with their Sharp Tank picks!
The NBA Finals tip-off tonight as Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta make their pick for Race to Ten Thursday. Harry has put a lot of thought into this pick and is going with the Celtics as they have the hot hand and have been good on the road and Brother Bri agrees as the Warriors might be rusty to start the game. The guys make their picks on who will win the series and MVP, will anyone take the Celtics over the Warriors? Legendary broadcaster Kevin Harlan joins the show to discuss his strategy in calling blowouts during these NBA playoffs, calling the glue lady protest, and how flopping has increased in the NBA. Kevin gives his prediction for the NBA Finals and then also gives a call of Harry playing basketball. Next, after a big Game 1 win against Tampa Bay, producer Eddie Spaghetti is very confident in his Rangers and has a message to all the haters. Sal asks the guys which is the most obnoxious group of fans left in the playoffs- Boston Celtics or New York Rangers? Finally, the guys make their bets for Game 2 of the NHL's Western Conference Finals and Brother Bri's thoughts on The Match between Brady & Rodgers against Mahomes and Allen.