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The podcast authority for college sports bettors everywhere, the BBOC podcast is home to the Action Network's top-of-its-class college sports audio content.  Leading the way are veteran analysts and podcast teammates Stuckey and Collin Wilson, two of the most seasoned and successful college handicappers in the betting world today.  Since 2017 they've been breaking down all the angles for college football slates big and small, dissecting matchups and line movement from the Big Ten to the Big Sky and everything in between. And new to the team this season is celebrated reporter Brett McMurphy, one of the best-connected figures in college sports journalism today. So whether you're listening for the latest news, Top 25 Best Bets, a juicy underdog moneyline parlay, or just need a raucous gambling recap to start your Monday morning, Collin, Stuckey and Brett have you covered.  And when college basketball season tips off, Collin and Stuckey join forces with even more Action Network experts to serve gamblers all the way through March Madness, including the beloved Action contributors at the Three Man Weave: Ky McKeon, Jim Root and Matt Cox.  But all year 'round we'll listen to angry listener voicemails, provide exhaustive conference-by-conference previews and talk to leading journalists and betting experts coast-to-coast.  So if college sports means a little more to you... welcome home.

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    Week 5 CFB Betting Recap

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 3, 2022 52:09


    A winning weekend was in store for Collin Wilson and Stuckey of Action Network, but we still got plenty of angry voicemails from listeners upset about Iowa State, Arkansas and more. We also hear a breakdown from across the college football landscape, and get an update from one listener dealing with Hurricane Ian.

    College Football Week 5 Betting Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2022 82:07


    This slate is real. And it's spectuclar. Action Network hosts Stuckey and Collin Wilson over two dozen games in a rollicking episode travelings from the dizzying highs of Alabama and Clemson to the dark, harrowing nadir of Charlotte, Colorado and Texas State. Together the guys build a robust betting card loaded with underdogs and tantalizing totals, including a number of terrific situational spots. We fade Kansas, we buy TCU, we sell Oregon State and so much more. WASHINGTON UCLA - 3 MIN  NEW MEXICO UNLV - 7 MIN BOISE SDSU - 10 MIN MCIHIGAN IOWA - 13 MIN KENTUCKY MISSISSIPPI 18 MIN ALABAMA ARKANSAS - 24 MIN  OKST BAYLOR - 32 MIN NCST CLEMSON - 37 MIN PURDUE MINNESOTA - 48 MIN WV TEXAS - 49 MIN WAKE FSU - 50 MIN ORE ST UTAH - 52 MIN JMU TEXAS STATE - 55 MIN NW PENN STATE - 58 MIN  COLORADO ARIZONA - 61 MIN BC LOUISVILLE - 63 MIN UVA DUKE - 67 MIN CHARLOTTE UTEP - 68 MIN UTSA MTSU - 69 MIN ISU KANSAS - 71 MIN SJSU WYOMING - 73 MIN TCU OU - 76 MIN And for any listeners who haven't signed up yet at BetMGM, remember to use bonus code ACTION at sign-up to receive your $1,000 risk-free first bet.

    Group of 5 Deep Dive | CFB Week 5

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2022


    This week we turn our attention to a fiesty UTSA team and a scuffling Liberty quarterback situation, as Action hosts Michael Calabrese and Mike Ianniello go through their favorite picks across college football gamblers' most beloved conferences. Together they give out their best bets, moneyline dogs and more in a fast-paced episode that's a great addition to your pregame gambling prep. 

    The New BCS | CFB Week 5

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2022 Transcription Available


    Brett, Collin and Stuckey are back! It's Action Network's BBOC New BCS and the guys are diving into the biggest stories in college football betting.  The crew looks into the futures market, surveys the conference championship landscape, and keeps their eyes on the Heisman Trophy odds, with plenty of chop-busting along the way. Find out which college football fanbase the guys think is most likely to set off a bomb after a tough loss. Plus, hear the Sources Stumper trivia question of the week from Brett. All that and more in this episode of BBOC. And for any listeners who haven't signed up yet at BetMGM, remember to use bonus code ACTION at sign-up to receive your $1,000 risk-free first bet.

    Week 4 CFB Betting Recap

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 26, 2022 48:48


    Stuckey and Collin Wilson of Action Network return to talk USC vs Oregon State hilarity, a miracle cover by Washington State, a pathetic state of affairs at Northwestern and Houston, and so much more. Plus, we hear a ton of spicy listener voicemails that is sure to please.  And for any listeners who haven't signed up yet at BetMGM, remember to use bonus code ACTION at sign-up to receive your $1,000 risk-free first bet.

    College Football Week 4 Betting Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2022 69:07 Transcription Available


    Tennessee welcomes Florida to Knoxville this week in a classic rivalry revenge spot, while USC visits Oregon State for a late night snack in the PAC on Saturday. These are just two of the dozens of games Action Network experts Stuckey and Collin Wilson preview, delivering listeners everything they'll need to build a winning card this weekend. UVA SYR 3 MIN NEVADA AIR FORCE 5 MIN BOISE UTEP 7 MIN  ARKANSAS TXAM 11 MIN CLEMSON WAKE 18 MIN KSU OU 22 MIN USC OREGON STATE 27 MIN TCU SMU 37 MIN ND UNC 39 MIN IOWA RUTGERS 43 MIN MARYLAND MICHIGAN 49 MIN MSU MINN 51 MIN OREGON WASH ST 54 MIN TULSA OLE MISS 55 MIN WISCONSIN OHIO STATE 56 MIN CHARLOTTE SC 60 MIN DUKE KU 61 MIN NORTHWESTERN MIA OH 64 MIN TENN FLORIDA 65 MIN MONEYLINE DOGS 68 MIN

    Group of 5 Deep Dive | CFB Week 4

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 34:06 Transcription Available


    After a miracle Hail Mary tore at their hearts and Troy moneyline tickets last week, Action Network college football experts Michael Calabrese and Mike Ianniello return to discuss the best bets on the Group of 5 conference slate this weekend. We hear more about the Georgia State Panthers and the App State Mountaineers, plus a little love for Sonny Dykes in his return to SMU. Plus, we've got a moneyline underdog parlay, a round robin, and so much more.

    The New BCS | CFB Week 4

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2022 37:13 Transcription Available


    Action Network's new BCS episode is back on the Big Bets On Campus podcast with our trio of Brett, Collin and Stuckey (get it... BCS? it's their initials... yeah, we're clever) diving into the biggest stories in college football betting.  The guys look into the futures market, survey the conference championship landscape, and keep their eyes on the Heisman Trophy odds, with plenty of chop-busting along the way. They discuss the nightmare that has been Nebraska and who the Huskers might seek in a new head coach along with other leaderless teams on the lookout for new direction. They jump into their individual power rankings and top teams and compare notes. Plus, hear the Sources Stumper trivia question of the week from Brett. All that and more in this episode of BBOC. 

    Week 3 CFB Betting Recap

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2022 49:27 Transcription Available


    Perhaps the signature play of the college football season took place Saturday afternoon in Boone, North Carolina as an unlikely safety + Hail Mary combination leads to heartbreak for any Troy moneyline backers. But with tons of action to unpack across the college landscape, our experts Stuckey and Collin Wilson of Action Network return to discuss it all. Plus, we hear from plenty of voicemail callers upset about Nebraska, give some credit to Bobby Petrino and take a quick look at the Thursday night card. 

    Week 3 CFB Betting Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2022 72:58 Transcription Available


    The boys are back with another preview of the college football slate, with Action Network experts Stuckey and Collin Wilson covering all the biggest games and hottest matchups, including a few FCS matchups worth considering. We get a moneyline underdog parlay, some overdogs, and so much more. FSU LOU 4 MIN SYR PURDUE 9 MIN NEB OU 15 MIN BYU OREGON 20 MIN PSU AUBURN 25 MIN MIAMI TXAM 30 MIN FRESNO USC 37 MIN KSU TUL 43 MIN MSU WASH 44 MIN MISS ST LSU 50 MIN FS YES OR NO 56 MIN CC BUFF 64 MIN OVERDOGS 66 MIN ML DOG PARLAY 70 MIN

    Group of 5 Deep Five | CFB Week 3

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2022 33:06 Transcription Available


    ESPN's College GameDay heads to G5 Land this weekend as the Troy Trojans visit Boone, NC to square off against Appalachian State. The Mountaineers are the toast of college football after beating Texas A&M on the road last Saturday... but is this a letdown spot worth betting? Action Network college football experts Michael Calabrese and Mike Ianniello dive into that game, and give their best bets, build their G5 Hi-Five Round Robin, talk underdogs and so much more as another wild college football season continues unabated.

    The New BCS | CFB Week 3

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2022 33:59 Transcription Available


    Few acronyms inspired as much passionate disagreement among college football fans than "BCS." In that spirit, this season we're rolling out a new Tuesday episode featuring our very own B-C-S trio of Brett, Collin and Stuckey, as our Big Bets On Campus co-hosts dive into the biggest stories in college football betting. With the insights from the sport's most cherished insider Brett McMurphy, our guys look into the futures market, survey the conference championship landscape, and keep their eyes on the Heisman Trophy odds, with plenty of chop-busting along the way. You'll find that, unlike laying 17 points with Graham Mertz, listening to these episodes IS a worthwhile investment.

    Week 2 CFB Betting Recap

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2022 47:28 Transcription Available


    Chaos reigned supreme from start to finish on Saturday. Starting with a early slate led by Alabama at Texas, and continuing to the late night with Oregon State at Fresno State, the entire day featured absolutely bonkers finishes that left fans and gamblers exhausted for days to come.  Action Network college football experts Stuckey and Collin Wilson return to break it all down, plus listen to a trove of listeners voicemails screaming at Duke unders and The Game That Got Scott Frost Fired, plus an unwatchable nightmare of an annual Cy-Hawk game. And don't forget to dial into our Bad Beat Hotline at 959-BAD-BEAT, where Stuckey himself will be providing a cash prize to the top caller each Monday.

    College Football Week 2 Betting Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2022 56:30 Transcription Available


    It's our 150th episode of Big Bets On Campus, and to celebrate college football dumped its famously terribly Week 2 slate on Action Network hosts Stuckey and Collin Wilson. But they are undeterred, previewing all the biggest games this weekend including an Alabama vs Texas game that has everyone buzzing. Plus we hear about Texas A&M, the Duke defense, and so much more. We even learn a little something about the Idaho State program! LOUISVILLE UCF - 3 MIN BOISE NEW MEXICO 5 MIN BAMA TEXAS - 9 MIN KENTUCKY FLORIDA 14 MIN IOWA IOWA STATE 17 MIN IDAHO STATE SDSU 21 MIN BAYLOR BYU 22 MIN USC STANFORD 25 MIN DUKE NORTHWESTERN 29 MIN APP ST TXAM 33 MIN ARKANSAS SOUTH CAROLINA 38 MIN TENN PITT 41 MIN EMU LOUISIANA 45 MIN OKLAHOMA KENT ST 47 MIN WISCONSIN WAZZU 51 MIN GA ST UNC 53 MIN

    Group of 5 Deep Dive | CFB Week 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2022 Transcription Available


    Programs from the Group of 5 conferences have lost 22 of 23 matchups straight up against Power 5 opponents so far this year. But for Action Network college football experts Michael Calabrese and Mike Ianniello, that's right where they want them to be! Value plays lurk in the shadows this week as the guys dive into their MAC teams to target, a cagey Houston Cougars team, their G5 Hi-5 Round Robin and so much more... all in under 30 minutes! 

    Week 1 CFB Betting Recap

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2022 42:26 Transcription Available


    LSU left millions of viewers coast-to-coast clutching at their hearts on Sunday night, as gamblers endured an incredible "missed extra point heard 'round" as regulation ended. Action Network experts Stuckey and Collin Wilson return to recap an absolutely thrilling holiday weekend of betting, which also included a Texas State flop, the emergence of a new lightning delay underdog theory, and Bo Nix Season reaching its fullest possible effect. We also listen to a glorious collection of furious voicemails, and take a quick peek at the Week 2 lines. 

    College Football Week 1 Betting Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2022 78:30 Transcription Available


    College football puts away the appetizers this week, as gamblers feast on a main course slate of games generously served from Thursday to Monday night. Action Network college football experts dive into a full two dozen matchups to select their favorite sides and totals, including everything from the marquee LSU vs Florida State game to an under in the dreadful Temple vs Duke matchup. Plus, we get an overdog parlay, spicy underdogs and we never, under any circumstances, turn our back on Old Dominion or their Wolff Pack.  3 MIN WEST VIRGINIA PITT   7 MIN PSU VS PURDUE  11 MIN NMSU VS MINNESOTA 12 MIN TENNESSEE VS BALL STATE 14 MIN CMU VS OKLAHOMA STATE 16 MIN COLORADO TCU 16 MIN TEMPLE DUKE 16 MIN ILLINOIS VS INDIANA 19 MIN NC STATE VS ECU  25 MIN OREGON VS GEORGIA 31 MIN ARKANSAS VS CINCINNATI  36 MIN UTAH VS FLORIDA 41 MIN NOTRE DAME VS OHIO STATE 47 UNC VS APP STATE 49 MIN ARIZONA VS SDSU 52 MIN USF VS BYU 56 MIN MEMPHIS VS MISSISSIPPI STATE 60 MIN SO MISS VS LIBERTY 62 MIN LOUISVILLE VS SYRACUSE 66 MIN LSU VS FLORIDA STATE 69 MIN CLEMSON VS GEORGIA TECH 73 MIN MICHIGAN STATE VS CENTRAL MICHIGAN 75 MIN WASHINGTON VS KENT STATE 76 MIN OLD DOMINION VS VIRGINIA TECH

    Group of 5 Deep Dive | CFB Week 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2022 34:22 Transcription Available


    After a 4-0 performance in Week Zero featuring covers by the likes of Vanderbilt and UConn, Action Network G5 experts Michael Calabrese and Mike Ianniello return to preview a loaded Week 1 slate. Together they discuss the New Mexico State Aggies, the fiesty Georgia State Panthers, the USF Bulls and so many more, building their G5 Hi Five round robin, and underdog parlay, and their best bets.

    Week Zero Betting Recap

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 29, 2022 26:45 Transcription Available


    Nebraska backers called into our Bad Beat Hotline (959-BAD-BEAT) in droves on Saturday to voice their displeasure with the Cornhuskers Dublin debut, leaving us with a trove of angry voicemails to share with you today. Action Network hosts Stuckey and Collin Wilson recap their performance across a weird and wacky Week Zero slate, respond to your fury, and highlight Week 1 lines they're already betting. Plus, we learn more about just how horrenous Nevada will be this season, and whether we'll hear even more Nebraska love in the weeks ahead.

    College Football Week Zero Betting Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2022 56:36 Transcription Available


    The ears of a weary gambling nation turn to Big Bets On Campus this week as we finally and mercifully enter the final hours of the college football offseason. Games will kick off all day on Saturday from Dublin to Hawaii and all 7,000 miles in between. Action Network college football experts break down all the action, including Northwestern vs Nebraska, Nevada vs New Mexico State, Vanderbilt at Hawaii and so much more. For those yearning to be punished by backdoor covers, chop blocks, crack backs, squib kicks and a little pitchy pitchy woo woo, the long wait is over. Enjoy! And welcome back to another great college football season right here at Big Bets On Campus. We're glad you made it.

    Group of 5 Deep Dive | CFB Week Zero

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2022 31:08 Transcription Available


    College football is back! Real, live games to wager on return this weekend for Week Zero, historically a slate only gamblers could love. This season is no different, with an underwhelmingly delicious array of options from sea to shining sea, plus a late game on the island between Vanderbilt and Hawaii. Together our G5 conference betting experts Michael Calabrese and Mike Ianniello team up to give their favorite plays for Week Zero, plus a salute to their Preseason G5 Heroes. 

    2022 College Football Best Bets

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2022 52:43 Transcription Available


    Real college football games are tantalizingly close, so Action hosts Stuckey and Collin Wilson return with a fast-paced recap of our eleven episode conference preview series. From the SEC to the Sun Belt, we hear their favorite picks, including conference odds and win totals, along with quick breakdowns for each one. We also get Brett McMurphy's selections, including a Stetson Bennett bet literally everybody hates. For the most robust breakdowns of all 10 conferences, check out the Big Bets On Campus podcast feed for our past episodes. And welcome to College Football Week Zero!

    Action Network Preseason All-American Team

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2022 16:14 Transcription Available


    Selecting the best college football players in America wasn't easy, but Stuckey, Collin Wilson and Brett McMurphy came to an accord and the first annual Action Network Preseason All-American teams have been finalized! Today Stuckey and Collin Wilson provide our First Team selections, but if you're interested in learning more, including about our All-American Second Team and Group of Five team, check out ActionNetwork.com and the Action app for our complete showcase. 

    Pac-12 Conference Betting Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2022 Transcription Available


    Bruised and humiliated this offseason, the Pac-12 will battle on nonetheless this season with frontrunners and College Football Playoff hopefuls Utah, Oregon and USC. Bo Nix Season also enters full effect in the Pacific Northwest this year, after the Auburn quarterback made his way to Eugene to join the Quack Attack. Together Action college football betting experts Stuckey and Collin Wilson every team from striving top to dreadful bottom, including the plucky Arizona Wildcats, the putrid Colorado Buffaloes, and the fly-by-night Arizona State Sun Devils. 

    SEC West Betting Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2022 Transcription Available


    The Alabama Crimson Tide enter the season as the favorite to win another national championship. And although Bo Nix Season will be entering full effect on the west coast this season, could a new challenger emerge in the SEC West?  Action Network college football betting experts Stuckey and Collin Wilson dive into Texas A&M, Mississippi State and every other team in arguably the toughest divisions in college football. We also hear from Brody Miller of The Athletic, who provides a thorough breakdown of the LSU program from an insider perspective. 

    SEC East Betting Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2022 51:18 Transcription Available


    Here... it just means more. And by "it," we mean "gambling."  Our Action experts Stuckey and Collin Wilson return to talk SEC football with a two-part episode covering both divisions of the most fearsome conference in college football. Together they go through Georgia's descent back to reality following a magical national title run, Tennessee's value across the board, Vanderbilt's bid to become the best football team in the nation, and so much more. Plus, we get a visit from friend of the program Drew Franklin of KSR, who provides us with an insider's view of a Kentucky Wildcats program burdened by expectations. 

    Big Ten Betting Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2022 55:42 Transcription Available


    The Big Ten is done playing around. Their aggressive commissioner is on a mission to raid powerhouse programs far and wide, accelerating an ever-accelerating conference arms race for college football domination. Action Network experts Stuckey and Collin Wilson breakdown the Big Ten from top to bottom, with Ohio State head and shoulders above the competition, with only mighty Alabama in their weight class nationwide. Together they discuss a potential Nebraska resurgence, the pesky Iowa Hawkeyes, a Northwestern boomerang spot, the coordinator carousel and so much more. Plus, we hear more well-deserved slander of Wisconsin's Graham Mertz.

    ACC Betting Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 61:31 Transcription Available


    No longer just "the Conference of Clemson," the ACC is full of possibilities this season. With the Pitt Panthers losing their star quarterback, can a motivated NC State or a renewed Miami win the conference? Action Network experts Stuckey and Collin Wilson dive deep into every team (except dreadful Duke) to talk season win totals, conference odds and more. Plus, they bring on ACC experts Bud Elliott of CBS Sports and the Cover 3 Podcast, who shares his perspective on Florida State, Clemson and more. 

    Big XII Conference Betting Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 68:46 Transcription Available


    This offseason has been endlessly tumultuous for the Big XII, which leaves lots of betting intrigue for the college football faithful. Here to break it all down are Action Network experts Stuckey and Collin Wilson, joined by Big XII alum Brett McMurphy. Together they discuss whether Texas is finally back, whether Oklahoma will take a step back, and so much more. Plus, is it time for gamblers to start shouting "Rock Chalk Jayhawk" again?

    MAC Betting Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 57:46 Transcription Available


    The pride and joy of inveterate college football gamblers everywhere, the MAC enters yet another season full of intrigue and betting possibilities. Action Network college football experts Michael Calabrese and Mike Ianniello are joined by Stuckey, the creator of the MAC Manifesto himself, to dive deep into this Rust Belt treasure. Are the Ohio Bobcats live to win the conference? Is this the Akron bouceback season? Just how lucky did the NIU Huskies get last season? All of these questions answered and so much more.

    AAC Betting Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 49:02 Transcription Available


    This Group of 5 conference produced a College Football Playoff contender last season in the Cincinnati Bearcats. This season two challengers, Houston and UCF, will attempt to steal the conference throne. Action Network experts Michael Calabrese and Mike Ianniello are joined by our favorite analyst Stuckey to discuss the entire conference top to bottom. How good could Tulane be this season? Are the USF Bulls worth backing? And does anybody care about the Temple Owls? All this and so much more as our Group of 5 Conference Betting Previews continue.  

    Conference USA Betting Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 36:40 Transcription Available


    We climb the FBS football ladder down a few rungs to break down Conference USA, the runt of college football's conference litter. Both cursed and beloved by gamblers for its tumultuous annual turnover and opaque weekly player news, C-USA is also full of futures betting opportunities for those who like to bet boldly. Today our Group of Five Deep Dive duo of Michael Calabrese and Mike Ianniello do just that, boldly discussing every team from top to bottom with the help of Action Network's newsbreaking reporter Brett McMurphy. Together they cover conference darlings UAB and UTSA, along with a Western Kentucky team on the decline, a Charlotte 49ers team that's steadily improving their fortunes at Club Lit, and so much more.  

    Mountain West Conference Betting Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2022 52:07 Transcription Available


    Today we head west, as our Group of Five Deep Dive duo of Michael Calabrese and Mike Ianniello welcome back Action Network colleague Collin Wilson to discuss the Mountain West. Just how terrible will New Mexico and Nevada be? And could Hawaii be worse? Plus, is it a three-man race between Boise State, Fresno State and Air Force for the conference title? We get quarterback updates, coaching carousel breakdowns, win total and futures picks, and so much more. 

    Sun Belt Conference Betting Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2022 55:55 Transcription Available


    Our preseason conference previews kick off with the darling of the Group of Five: the Sun Belt! Our G5 Deep Dive tandem of Michael Calabrese and Mike Ianniello welcome their Action Network colleague Collin Wilson as they discuss the conference better known to gamblers as "the Fun Belt."  After a topsy-turvy offseason full of realignment impacts now and in the years ahead, the guys preview football newcomers like James Madison and Marshall, as well as stalwarts like the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns and the lowly Arkansas State Red Wolves. So strap in those Fun Belts and let's have some fun!

    College Football Offseason Review Part II

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2022 50:19 Transcription Available


    Like the famed swallows returning to Capistrano, another glorious season of college football is returning to our lives where it belongs. Together Action experts Stuckey and Collin Wilson bring on their colleague and college football's top insider Brett McMurpy to conclude their recap of the college football offseason.  In Part II, the trio discusses takeaways from the major conference Media Days, how to judge returning production, and the widening ripples from an incredible 30 head coaching changes entering this season.

    College Football Offseason Review Part I

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2022 48:37 Transcription Available


    WE'RE BACK BABY! After a tumultuous college football offseason full of headline-grabbing news from coast-to-coast, beloved podcast duo Stuckey and Collin Wilson are back in the saddle for our 5th season talking college football betting for Action Network.  For today's special two-part kickoff episode the guys also welcome their colleague Brett McMurphy, America's favorite college football insider and owner of the hardest workin' mustache in the business.  In Part I -- with Bo Nix Season still weeks away from entering full effect -- the guys cover conference realignment, Heisman odds, a potential Wilson/Sarkisian wedding date, and so much more. And as a reminder, please leave BBOC a 5-star Apple Podcasts rating and a review, because Action's Audio Director Matt Mitchell will be selecting loads of winning reviews to receive free Action Network swag, Action PRO subscriptions, shout-outs on the podcast and so much more.

    The Return of EA Sports NCAA Football?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2022 27:00 Transcription Available


    Considered by many fans to be the greatest football video game franchise of all-time, EA Sports NCAA Football was discontinued after a lawsuit years ago. But now, the game is slated to make a triumphant return next summer... but not without plenty of intrigue along the way. Joining host Michael Calabrese to discuss all the details is Matt Brown, the publisher of the popular NCAA football newsletter Extra Points and the most connected insider on this beloved gaming franchise's looming return.

    College World Series Betting Preview | Thursday, June 16

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 42:07 Transcription Available


    The College World Series brackets are officially set with games starting Friday and Saturday! Action Network senior writer Collin Wilson and Brad Audrain are back to discuss the remaining eight teams scheduled to play in Omaha.  In this episode, the guys discuss what they saw in the Super Regionals, break down what to expect in the upcoming matchups and where to find value. Plus a look at the weather and they give their favorite sides and totals.  Game previews include Texas A&M vs. Oklahoma [03:12], Texas vs. Notre Dame [09:38], Arkansas vs. Stanford [18:35] and Auburn vs. Ole Miss [26:40]. BBOC College Baseball will be back with one final episode once the field is narrowed down to two final teams remaining in Omaha so don't forget to subscribe, rate and review! 

    Group of 5 Deep Dive: New Year's Six Bowl Contenders

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 47:20 Transcription Available


    Who will emerge as the top Group of 5 conference football team this season? To tackle this question, Action Network college football experts Mike Calabrese and Mike Ianniello reunite for a special offseason episode. Together the duo each draft their Top 5 favorite contenders to the represent the class of the G5 at a New Year's Day bowl game in 2023. Will Fresno State surprise? Can Cincinnati shock the world again in the College Football Playoff? Or is Boise State ready to return to the G5 throne? 

    College Baseball Betting Preview I Thursday, June 09

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 45:32 Transcription Available


    16 teams remain on the road to the College Baseball World Series in Omaha! BBOC is back with Action Network senior writer Collin Wilson and Brad Audrain discussing the upcoming Super Regional Tournaments. The guys dive into their favorite sides and totals for each matchup and finish things off with another look at the futures market [42:00] Game previews include Notre Dame vs. Tennessee [03:45], Texas vs. East Carolina [08:20], Louisville vs. Texas A&M [11:30], Virginia Tech vs. Oklahoma [16:00], UConn vs. Stanford [19:00], Arkansas vs. North Carolina [23:45], Ole Miss vs. Southern Miss [31:25] and Auburn vs. Oregon State [26:45].  Subscribe, rate and review for more college baseball betting content throughout the season. 

    College Baseball Betting Preview I Thursday, June 02

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2022 50:58 Transcription Available


    Regionals weekend for college baseball is here and BBOC has got you covered from every angle! Action Network writer Collin Wilson is joined by Brad Audrain to break down all 16 Regional tournaments beginning on Friday. The guys discuss key pitching matchups, their favorite underdogs, park factors and look at each host team and their chances from a betting standpoint.  Host cities include Knoxville [02:18], Statesboro [04:37], Austin [07:50], Greenville [10:42], College Station [13:45], Louisville [17:35], Gainesville [19:56], Blacksburg [23:42], Stanford [26:00], College Park [27:40], Chapel Hill [29:35], Stillwater [32:05], Coral Gables [35:48], Hattiesburg [39:00], Auburn [42:10] and Corvallis [45:40].   Subscribe, rate and review for more college baseball betting content on the road to the College Baseball World Series in Omaha. 

    College Baseball Betting Preview I Thursday, May 26

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 22:25 Transcription Available


    The road to the College World Series in Omaha continues as Action Network senior writer Collin Wilson is again joined by Brad Audrain for another episode of Big Bets on Campus! It's Conference Championship weekend in college baseball and surprisingly, the guys are urging you to ignore these games and focus on futures for upcoming Regional and Super Regional possibilities. The duo explains why and discusses the SEC and ACC in this episode, including a side bet that makes Brad sound a little crazy. Plus, they look at park factors, home-field advantage and dive into their futures portfolio adding two hot teams.  Teams and schedules for Regionals will be announced on Memorial Day with games beginning on Friday of next week so be sure to subscribe, rate and review for more college baseball content.

    College Baseball Betting Preview I Thursday, May 19

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 12:04 Transcription Available


    Big Bets on Campus is back with another look at college baseball on the road to the College World Series in Omaha. In this episode, Action Network senior writerCollin Wilson is again joined by Brad Audrain for a quick look at the updated futures market. The guys look at how things are shaping out in both the ACC and SEC in recent weeks. Plus, they discuss the best looking uniform in college baseball and finish things off with their favorite future play.  Subscribe, rate and review for more college baseball betting content with regionals right around the corner. 

    College Baseball Betting Preview I Thursday, May 12

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 27:24 Transcription Available


    Big Bets on Campus is back with another look at college baseball on the road to the College World Series in Omaha.  In this episode, Action Network senior writer Collin Wilson is again joined by Brad Audrain to discuss why tracking a teams fielding percentage is so valuable when betting college baseball and why their Razorbacks are a team on the rise. They dive into power pitchers to back (Justin Campbell, Brandon Birdsell, and Carson Palmquist), this weekend's marquee matchups, their favorite bets and a look at some high-value futures.  Plus, make sure you don't sleep on Dallas Baptist as a darkhorse to make some noise going into the postseason. Make sure to subscribe, rate and review for more college baseball betting content every week.

    College Baseball Betting Preview | Thursday, May 5

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 26:07 Transcription Available


    Are you a degenerate gambler looking to break into betting college baseball but aren't sure where to start? Look no further! Big Bets on Campus is back with another look at college baseball on the road to the College World Series in Omaha.  In this episode, Action Network senior writer Collin Wilson is again joined by Brad Audrain to discuss the rules and structure of the College World Series and what to look for to find value in betting on college baseball. They dive into power pitchers to back, this weekend's marquee matchups, their favorite bets and a look at some high-value futures. Plus, a little side bet between the guys on Auburn's Sonny DiChiara.  Make sure to subscribe, rate and review for more college baseball betting content every week.

    College Baseball Betting Preview | Thursday, April 28

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 28:23 Transcription Available


    Big Bets on Campus kept you informed through March Madness and the College Football Playoff, why not on the road to Omaha?!? Action Network senior writer Collin Wilson is joined by Brad Audrain in a new instalment of BBOC to cover everything college baseball from a betting persepctive. The guys look at power pitchers to back, marquee matchups, futures and more heading towards the College Baseball World Series.  Make sure to subscribe, rate and review for more college baseball betting content every week. 

    Group of 5 NFL Draft Sleepers

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2022 37:27 Transcription Available


    The NFL Draft begins this Thursday, but after the top picks have finished holding up their jerseys what other names can we expect to hear on Days 2 and 3? Mike Calabrese and Mike Ianniello of our BBOC G5 Deep Dive episodes return to run down the lower end of draft boards, highlighting lesser-known prospects who can expect to hear their names called this week.  What is the upside of Nevada quarterback Carson Strong? Who are the best wide receivers NFL fans have never heard of? And is Western Kentucky a program brand worth betting on for NFL teams?

    Group of 5 NFL Draft Prospects

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2022 34:11 Transcription Available


    With NFL Draft only a week away, its time to delve deep into which of the Group of 5 prospects will hear their name called to the podium next weekend.  Action Network college football analysts Mike Calabrese and Mike Ianniello discuss where they expect players to be drafted through the first four rounds. Some of the notable players include stud punter Matt Ariza, the polarizing Malik Willis, Ahmad "Sauce" Gardner, Skyy Moore, Desmond Ridder, and more. This is part one of a two-part series and next week, you'll hear from Mike and Mike on the top sleepers of the Group of 5 to watchout for on Draft night. Tune in as football is heating up!

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