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Joe Ostrowski takes a comprehensive look at Chicago sports and major sporting events from a sports betting angle with insightful guests, including Vegas oddsmakers. Ostrowski has been at the Score since 2002 and is a renowned sports gambling expert. Follow him on Twitter @JoeO670 and email him at…

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    • Oct 23, 2021 LATEST EPISODE
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    • 33m AVG DURATION
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    NBA season begins, NFL Week 7

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 23, 2021 45:21

    In Early Odds this week, Joe Ostrowski was joined by Score executive producer and Bulls Radio postgame host Rick Camp to share his can't-miss bets for the new NBA season. Remember, Camp correctly picked Nuggets star Nikola Jokic to win the MVP award last season. What prop bet will he help us cash in this season? Later, Jim Miller of Hawthorne Racecourse joined the show for his weekly conversation. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    NFL Week 6 (10/16 show)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 23, 2021 43:31

    In Early Odds on Oct. 16, Joe Ostrowski previewed the Bears-Packers matchup and welcomed on BetMGM host Ryan Horvat to share his best picks of the week. Later, Jim Miller of Hawthorne Racecourse joined the show for his weekly conversation. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    NFL Week 5, updated White Sox-Astros odds

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 9, 2021 44:55

    In Early Odds this week, Joe Ostrowski was joined by Bacon Bets Podcast host Iain MacMillan to go in depth on the Week 5 card in the NFL. After that, Ostrowski examined the updated betting lines for the White Sox-Astros matchup in the American League Division Series, which Houston leads 2-0. Later, Jim Miller of Hawthorne Racecourse joined the show for his weekly conversation. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    It's Week 4 of the NFL

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 2, 2021 45:36

    In Early Odds this week, Joe Ostrowski reviewed the latest betting odds for Week 4 of the NFL. He also previewed the Notre Dame-Cincinnati game and discussed the college football slate as well as the Bears signing a purchase agreement on Arlington Park. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    How is Justin Fields moving the Bears-Browns line?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 25, 2021 44:39

    In Early Odds this week, Joe Ostrowski went deep into the NFL card in Week 3, including delving into what the oddsmakers think of rookie quarterback Justin Fields getting the start for the Bears. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    College football Saturday

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 18, 2021 45:16

    In Early Odds this week, Joe Ostrowski did a deep dive into college football betting as he was joined by Bet MGM Tonight host Ryan Horvat to go over the card. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    NFL opening weekend

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 11, 2021 46:09

    In Early Odds this week, Joe Ostrowski previewed the first Sunday of the NFL season. Covers project manager Adam Chernoff joined the show to help break down the card for the opening weekend. Later, Jim Miller of Hawthorne Racecourse joined the program for his weekly conversation. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    College football is here!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 4, 2021 44:10

    In Early Odds this week, Joe Ostrowski took a deep dive into Week 1 of the college football season. He replayed a BetQL segment in which he and his co-hosts held a win totals draft. After that, Stadium analyst Michael Felder joined the show to break down the college football lines. Later, Jim Miller of Hawthorne Racecourse joined the program for his weekly conversation. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Jay Croucher, Ryan Horvat, Jim Miller

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 28, 2021 46:15

    In Early Odds this week, Joe Ostrowski got you set for the start of the college football and NFL seasons. Jay Croucher of Points Bet joined the show to discuss the college football matchups in Week 0 and the most-bet NFL teams. After that, Bet MGM Tonight host Ryan Horvat joined the show to discuss the lines on the NFL season awards. Later, Jim Miller of Hawthorne Racecourse joined the program for his weekly conversation. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Early Odds: Jim Miller

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 21, 2021 43:47

    Sitting in for Joe Ostrowski in Early Odds this week, Rick Camp opened his show by listening and reacting to a clip from the Bet QL station. Later, Jim Miller of Hawthorne Racecourse joined the program for his weekly conversation. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Simon Hunter, Jim Miller

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 14, 2021 46:16

    In Early Odds this week, Joe Ostrowski opened his show by celebrating Justin Fields day, as the rookie quarterback is set to debut for the Bears in their preseason opener. After that, NFL bettor Simon Hunter joined the show to discuss the Bears' outlook this season and to take a look around the rest of the league. Later, Jim Miller of Hawthorne Racecourse joined the program for his weekly conversation. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Jared Smith, Phil Steele

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 7, 2021 47:02

    In Early Odds this week, Joe Ostrowski opened his show by taking a look at each NFL divisional race, with sports investment analyst Jared Smith joining the show to break down where the value is. Later, college football analyst Phil Steele joined the program to explain what he likes about the Illinois Fighting Illini this season. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Pete Fiutak, Jim Miller

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 31, 2021 45:41

    In Early Odds this week, Joe Ostrowski conducted a college football betting preview. He was joined by Pete Fiutak of Collegefootballnews.com to break down his favorite Heisman Trophy future bets and more. After that, Ostrowski shared his reaction to the Cubs' fire sale ahead of the trade deadline before Jim Miller of Hawthorne Racecourse joined the show for his weekly conversation. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Connor Allen, Jim Miller

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 24, 2021 45:15

    Filling in for Joe Ostrowski on Early Odds this week, Rick Camp was joined by 4for4 Football director of betting Connor Allen to discuss NFL futures for the 2021 season. Later, Jim Miller of Hawthorne Racecourse joined the program for his weekly conversation. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Jon Heyman, Rick Camp, Jim Miller

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 17, 2021 47:24

    In Early Odds this week, Joe Ostrowski was joined by Jon Heyman of MLB Network and Audacy Sports to discuss which players that could be on the move ahead of the MLB trade deadline on July 30. After that, BetQL producer Rick Camp joined the show to discuss the NBA Finals, which is tied 2-2 between the Bucks and Suns ahead of Game 5 on Saturday night. Later, Jim Miller of Hawthorne Racecourse joined the program for his weekly conversation. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Rick Camp, Jon Anik, Jim Miller

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 10, 2021 47:05

    In Early Odds this week, Joe Ostrowski was joined by by BetQL producer Rick Camp to discuss the NBA Finals, which the Suns lead 2-0 over the Bucks. Ostrowski then welcomed on UFC commentator Jon Anik to discuss UFC 264 and Jim Miller of Hawthorne Racecourse for his weekly conversation. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Joe Gilio, Sean Zerillo & Jim Miller interviews

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 3, 2021 47:35

    In Early Odds this week, Joe Ostrowski was joined by Joe Gilio of the BetQL Network to discuss NFL MVP futures. After that, Sean Zerillo of the Action Network joined the show to discuss the latest MLB gambling trends. Later, Jim Miller of Hawthorne Racecourse joined the program for his weekly conversation. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Rick Camp, Chris Altruda, Jim Miller

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 26, 2021 46:47

    In Early Odds this week, Joe Ostrowski was joined by Rick Camp of You Better You Bet to discuss the NBA playoffs. After that, Chris Altruda of Better Collective joined the show to discuss the Bears' bid on Arlington Park and whether they'll move to the suburbs. Later, Jim Miller of Hawthorne Racecourse joined the program for his weekly conversation. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ryan Horvat, Jim Miller

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 19, 2021 45:56

    In Early Odds this week, Joe Ostrowski was joined by Ryan Horvat of Bet MGM to discuss the NL Central race, a pair of Game 7s coming up in the NBA and what the NFC North could look like this season. Later, Jim Miller of Hawthorne Racecourse joined the show to discuss the possibility of the Bears building a new stadium at the site of Arlington Park. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Nikola Jokic MVP celebration

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 12, 2021 47:34

    In Early Odds this week, Joe Ostrowski celebrated Nuggets center Nikola Jokic winning the NBA MVP award. That was something that Bet QL producer Rick Camp was in on as far back as December, so Camp joined the show to bask in the glory of their collective winnings. Later, Bet QL host Nick Kostos also joined the program to discuss the gambling landscape. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    MLB reaches the 1/3rd mark

    Play Episode Listen Later May 29, 2021 46:18

    In Early Odds this week, Joe Ostrowski focused on MLB scene as the season has reached its one-third mark. Sean Zerillo of the Action Network joined the show to discuss which MLB bets he likes and the futures market. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    NBA playoffs preview

    Play Episode Listen Later May 22, 2021 47:39

    In Early Odds this week, Joe Ostrowski was joined by Bulls Radio postgame host Rick Camp and Locked on Bulls host Jordan Maly to preview the NBA playoffs. Later, Jim Miller of Hawthorne Race Course joined the show for his weekly chat. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Preakness Stakes preview, early Bears points spreads

    Play Episode Listen Later May 15, 2021 44:56

    In Early Odds this week, Joe Ostrowski was joined by Jim Miller of Hawthorne Race Course for an in-depth preview of the Preakness Stakes. Later, Ostrowski previewed the Stanley Cup playoffs and reacted to the early point spreads emerging for the Bears after their 2021 schedule was released. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Alex Moretto, Matt Bowen, Jim Miller

    Play Episode Listen Later May 8, 2021 46:16

    In Early Odds this week, Joe Ostrowski was joined by Alex Moretto of theScore.com to preview the NHL playoffs. After that, Matt Bowen of ESPN joined the show to discuss futures bets on the Bears following the NFL Draft and more. Later, Jim Miller of Hawthorne Race Course joined the program for his weekly conversation. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Kentucky Derby preview, NFL Draft reaction

    Play Episode Listen Later May 1, 2021 47:01

    In Early Odds this week, Joe Ostrowski welcomed on Jim Miller of Hawthorne Race Course to preview the Kentucky Derby, which will be held Saturday afternoon. After that, Common Man of 97.1 The Fan joined the show to discuss the Bears' moves in the first two days of the NFL Draft. Later, TVG analyst Simon Bray joined the program to preview the Kentucky Derby. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    NFL Draft preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 24, 2021 46:33


    In Early Odds this week, Joe Ostrowski focused heavily on the NFL Draft, which begins next Thursday. Charles Davis of CBS, Will Brinson of CBS Sports, Chris Fallica of "College Gameday" and Michael Detillier of WWL Radio all joined the show to preview the draft. Later, Jim Miller of Hawthorne Race Course joined the program for his weekly conversation. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Alex Christenson, Matt Bowen, Adam Levitan

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 18, 2021 46:39

    In Early Odds this week, Joe Ostrowski was joined by gambling analyst Alex Christenson to discuss the NBA awards market and futures values. ESPN analyst Matt Bowen then joined the show to discuss NFL Draft prop bets. Later, Adam Levitan of Establish the Run joined the program to discuss NFL Draft props as well. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Anthony Amico, Jeremy Kudon, Jim Miller

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 10, 2021 45:12

    In Early Odds this week, Joe Ostrowski was joined by NFL bettor Anthony Amico to discuss how to wager on the NFL Draft. After that, gambling expert Jeremy Kudon joined the show to discuss the impact of Illinois sports betting changes. Later, Jim Miller of Hawthorne Race Course joined the program to take an early look at the Kentucky Derby during his weekly chat. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Josh Nelson, Eli Hershkovich, John Gasaway

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 3, 2021 50:03

    In Early Odds this week, Joe Ostrowski was joined by Josh Nelson of the Sox Machine podcast to share the best ways to bet the White Sox this season. Eli Hershkovich of BetQL and Audacy.com then joined the show to preview the Final Four matchups Saturday. After that, John Gasaway of ESPN.com joined the program to discuss the Final Four as well. Later, Jim Miller of Hawthorne Race Course joined for his weekly chat. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Michael Beller, Jay Bilas, Jim Miller

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 27, 2021 43:44

    In Early Odds this week, Joe Ostrowski was joined by Michael Beller of the Athletic to discuss the MLB futures market. Which teams will exceed expectations this season? And which teams should you fade? After that, ESPN analyst Jay Bilas joined the show to preview the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament. Later, Jim Miller of Hawthorne Race Course joined the program to share some winners on the track. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Adam Burke, Eli Hershkovich, Jim Miller

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 20, 2021 45:27

    In Early Odds this week, Joe Ostrowski was joined by Adam Burke of ATS Radio to preview the MLB gambling options ahead of Opening Day on April 1. BET QL executive producer Eli Hershkovich then joined the show to discuss the NCAA Tournament. Later, Jim Miller of Hawthorne Race Course joined the program to discuss the sports betting landscape.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Eli Hershkovich, Ed Fang, Alex Smith, Jim Miller

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 13, 2021 47:23

    In Early Odds this week, Joe Ostrowski was joined by Eli Hershkovich of Radio.com Sports to share betting advice regarding the college basketball conference tournaments this weekend. After that, professional sports bettor Ed Fang joined the show to share tips on how to win your office tournament pool. Later, hockey handicapper Alex Smith explained how he has had success betting on the Blackhawks before Jim Miller of Hawthorne Race Course joined to share his best bets on the track. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ryan McDonough, Jordan Maly, Eli Hershkovich, Jim Miller

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 6, 2021 45:51

    In Early Odds this week, Joe Ostrowski was joined by former NBA executive and current Radio.com Sports insider Ryan McDonough to discuss how to bet the NBA All-Star Game, which will be held in Atlanta on Sunday. Locked on Bulls podcast host Jordan Maly then joined the show to discuss the All-Star Game as well before Eli Hershkovich of Radio.com Sports shared advice on betting the college basketball landscape. To close the show, Jim Miller of Hawthorne Race Course joined for his weekly chat. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Brad Evans, Ryan McDonough, Dan Back, Jim Miller

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 27, 2021 46:21

    In Early Odds this week, Joe Ostrowski was joined by Brad Evans of Sirius XM to discuss the college basketball landscape as we near March Madness. Former NBA executive and current Radio.com Sports insider Ryan McDonough then joined the show to discuss the improving Bulls and the latest NBA storylines. Later, Dan Back of RotoGrinders joined the program to discuss NBA Top Shot and Ostrowski welcomed on Jim Miller of Hawthorne Race Course for his weekly chat. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Rick Camp & Jim Miller

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 20, 2021 46:20

    In Early Odds this week, Joe Ostrowski was joined by Rick Camp of 670 The Score to discuss NBA gambling storylines. After that, Jim Miller of Hawthorne Race Course joined the show for his weekly chat. Later, Ostrowski previewed the MLB season from a gambling perspective. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Vik Chokshi, Thomas Casale, college basketball slate

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 13, 2021 47:35

    Filling in for Joe Ostrowski, Eli Hershkovich was joined by Vik Chokshi of Radio.com Sports to discuss the NBA action and Thomas Casale of Radio.com Sports to discuss the college basketball bets that he likes. Later, Hershkovich continued to run through the college basketball slate. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Super Bowl preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 6, 2021 46:16

    Joe Ostrowski held a Super Bowl edition of Early Odds this week. He was first joined by Brandon Robinson of Windy City Gridiron to discuss the Bears' rumored interest in Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz and to share the Super Bowl prop bets that he's looking to make. After that, Ostrowski previewed the Chiefs-Buccaneers matchup in the Super Bowl by sharing some of the best content from his BetQL Daily show earlier in the week. Later, Jim Miller of Hawthorne Race Course joined the show for his weekly chat, where they further discussed the Super Bowl matchup and lines. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Simon Hunter, Eli Hershkovich

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 30, 2021 45:36

    In Early Odds this week, Joe Ostrowski was joined by professional gambler Simon Hunter to discuss the best early prop bets to make for the Super Bowl next week. Eli Hershkovich of Radio.com Sports then joined the show to share his best college basketball bets for this weekend. Later, Jim Miller of Hawthorne Race Course joined the show for his weekly chat. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Drew Dinsick, Jim Miller

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 23, 2021 46:46

    In Early Odds this week, Joe Ostrowski was joined by Drew Dinsick of the Deep Dive podcast for an extensive preview of NFL championship Sunday, as they analyzed the gambling angles in the Packers-Buccaneers and Chiefs-Bills matchups. Later, Jim Miller of Hawthorne Race Course joined the show for his weekly chat. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Frank Schwab, Michael Beller

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2021 46:28

    In Early Odds this week, Joe Ostrowski previewed the NFL divisional round matchups. Frank Schwab of Yahoo Sports joined the show to share his best bets of the weekend. Later, Ostrowski welcomed on Michael Beller of the Athletic to discuss player props. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Joey Knish, Jim Miller

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2021 47:30

    In Early Odds this week, Joe Ostrowski held an NFL wild-card weekend preview edition. He was joined by betting expert Joey Knish to preview the six NFL games and to discuss where he sees value. Later, Ostrowski had his weekly chat with Jim Miller of Hawthorne Race Course, discussing some horse racing and NFL playoff action. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hershkovich: Tom Casale, Teddy Greenstein interviews

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 2, 2021 49:41

    Filling in for Joe Ostrowski on Early Odds, Eli Hershkovich welcomed on Radio.com Sports managing editor Tom Casale to discuss the College Football Playoff and to preview Week 17 of NFL action. Later, PointsBet senior editor Teddy Greenstein joined the show. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hershkovich: Alex Christenson, Jim Miller, Tom Casale interviews

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 26, 2020 44:48

    Filling in for Joe Ostrowski on Early Odds, Eli Hershkovich welcomed on Alex Christenson of the Net Worth Podcast and Brown Bag Bets to preview the upcoming NFL and NBA lines. Horse racing analyst Jim Miller then joined the show to highlight the horse racing scene at Hawthorne Race Course. Later, Radio.com Sports managing editor Tom Casale joined the program to discuss college sports and NFL betting.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Rick Camp, Jordan Maly, Jim Miller

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 19, 2020 46:15

    In Early Odds this week, Joe Ostrowski was joined by 670 producers Rick Camp and Jordan Maly to preview the futures market in the new NBA season. Later, Ostrowski had his weekly chat with Jim Miller of Hawthorne Race Course. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Adam Chernoff, Simon Hunter, Jim Miller

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 12, 2020 44:48

    In Early Odds this week, Joe Ostrowski was joined by Adam Chernoff of the Simple Handicap Podcast to preview the NFL slate this weekend. He was also joined by professional gambler Simon Hunter and had his weekly chat with Jim Miller of Hawthorne Race Course. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Jim Sannes, Mike Zalewski, Jim Miller

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 5, 2020 47:06

    In Early Odds this week, Joe Ostrowski was joined by Numbers Fire senior writer/analyst Jim Sannes to discuss the NFL card this weekend. Illinois House of Representatives member Mike Zalewski then joined the show to discuss sports betting issues before Ostrowski had his weekly chat with Jim Miller of Hawthorne Race Course. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Thomas Casale, Teddy Greenstein

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2020 46:28

    Filling in for Joe Ostrowski on Early Odds this week, Eli Hershkovich was joined by Radio.com Sports managing sports editor Thomas Casale to discuss NFL and college football bets to make this weekend. Later, PointsBet sportsbook senior editor Teddy Greenstein joined the show to discuss what lines he likes this weekend. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Eli Hershkovich, Simon Hunter, Adam Rittenberg, Jim Miller

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2020 46:37

    In Early Odds this week, Joe Ostrowski was joined by Bet Sweats executive producer Eli Hershkovich to discuss the NFL matchups and lines he likes this weekend. Ostrowski also had conversations with NFL bettor Simon Hunter, ESPN reporter Adam Rittenberg and Jim Miller of Hawthorne Race Course. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Drew Dinsick, Michael Felder, Jim Miller

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2020 49:54

    In Early Odds this week, Joe Ostrowski was joined by professional gambler Drew Dinsick to share an in-depth look at the Bears-Vikings game Monday night. Ostrowski also had conversations with college football analyst Michael Felder and Jim Miller of Hawthorne Race Course. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Nick Shepkowski, Simon Hunter, Chris Fallica, Jim Miller

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2020 46:47

    In Early Odds this week, Joe Ostrowski was joined by 670 The Score executive producer Nick Shepkowski to preview the big Notre Dame-Clemson game Saturday. Ostrowski also had conversations with Simon Hunter of the Action Network, Chris Fallica of "College Gameday" on ESPN and Jim Miller of Hawthorne Race Course. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Eli Hershkovich, Michael Felder, Mike Palm, Jim Miller

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 31, 2020 46:50

    In Early Odds this week, Joe Ostrowski was joined by Eli Hershkovich of Radio.com Sports to discuss their favorite NFL bets this weekend. Ostrowski also had conversations with Michael Felder of Stadium, Circa vice president of operations Mike Palm and Jim Miller of Hawthorne Race Course. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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