Andrew Doughty with a meaty dose of college football and less meaty doses of college basketball, movies, TV and other crap.
Resetting the college football table with 10 questions:Which team nailed their coaching hire? And which team blew it?Favorite Alabama future?Buying Big 12 favorites or down-ballot teams?Favorite conference championship favorite odds?Where do you draw the line in national championship odds?Is JMU a top-half FBS team in 2022?Which current or former USC QB to buy in Heisman odds?Is Clemson's run over?Will the new Big 12 be better or worse?Long term, would you rather be Big 12, American, or Sun Belt?Air Horn: NBA Finals Game 1
With Andrew taking some time off, Chase has an hour-long dive into one of the show's most consistently requested topics: how does Chase consistently identify all these seemingly random winning tennis bets? In today's exploratory episode, BetMGM writer & analyst Chase Kiddy explains his proven method of betting on tennis. With absolutely nothing held back, here's the full explanation of how a system of contrarian favorites, modest underdogs, and smart parlays have scored a 65% win rate and 12% ROI.
On this NBA Playoffs episode:-Andrew is a useless piece of shit.-Chase drops his favorite series bets, including a "There's no chance the Bucks lose this series" proclamation.-And guest Colton Pool gives his analysis of Nets-Celtics, Grizzlies-Wolves, and morePlayoff Odds: BetMGM Mailbag: @TheLionsEdge
We go division-by-division with our favorite MLB futures bets at BetMGM, including:NL West: Value on Padres?NL Central: Pounding the BrewersNL East: Massively overvalued MetsAL West: Angels or Mariners to challenge Astros?AL Central: Twins & White Sox numbersAL East: Baffling prices for Blue JaysMailbag: @TheLionsEdge
Final Four Betting:Our favorite betsVillanova team total?Public is pounding KU and UNCUNC title oddsAlso: Predicting national championship odds for the potential matchups, and Chase drops a WTA pick for this weekend.Twitter Spaces: @BetMGM on Saturday (4pm ET) and Monday (8pm ET)Mailbag: @TheLionsEdge
We run through BetMGM odds for every First Round game, giving picks, leans, and other analysis:2:28 - West Region19:55 - East Region39:53 - South Region57:35 - Midwest RegionBetting Questions: @TheLionsEdgeTwitter Spaces: 11am ET Thursday and Friday (@BetMGM) before First Round games tip off.
1:45 - Russell Wilson: Broncos' expectations, the irrelevancy of Noah Fant.11:22 - Aaron Rodgers: The circus is done.15:29 - Carson Wentz: Is Washington better now? Should their NFC East odds have improved?25:04 - March Madness: Debunking myths, using narratives to your advantage. Twitter Spaces: Immediately following the Selection Show from the @BetMGM Twitter account.
Haven't been paying attention to the college basketball season until now? We run through some strategies for betting on conference tournaments and the NCAA Tournament, including fading narratives, betting the dogs, and taking unders.Mailbag Questions: @TheLionsEdgeOdds: College basketball odds at the BetMGM sportsbook.
We take a 1-week deviation from betting to ask and answer 10 questions, including:Toilet paper alternativesWhy Rome does or doesn't suckBowling with Seinfield, SVP, Jennifer Lawrence, or Michael CeraFuture Super Bowl-winning QBsNext team to make the CFPMailbag Questions: @TheLionsEdge Free Bet: Leave a review on your podcast player, screen shot the review, and send to us on Twitter for a $5 Free Bet.
We run through our early Super Bowl bets, including the Rams' spread and props for Matthew Stafford and Tee Higgins.Also: Chase drops picks for ATP Cordoba, and we discuss a college basketball betting trend for Final Four Cinderella teams.Mailbag Questions: @TheLionsEdge
0:44 - Bengals at ChiefsAlt-spread parlay, over/under trends, Joe Mixon prop bet.15:22 - 49ers at RamsDisagreement on correct side, taking the under, Deebo Samuel prop bet.23:15 - Bet on William & MaryThe Lion's Edge: The only place for Tribe betting breakdowns.26:47 - Overs for slow CAA teamsThree games for Thursday night.29:50 - Bloodbath in MelbourneChase needs tennis therapy.
After breaking down FCS national championship odds (and revisiting the Montana State hedging opportunity), Chase runs through NFL Week 18 betting, including why he's picking the Chiefs (-10), Dolphins (+6.5), and Bills-Jets over (41).Mailbag Questions: @TheLionsEdge
With Georgia and Alabama facing off in another title game, Chase explains why most of the championship narratives you'll hear this week are lazy, wrong, or just plain dumb. Plus: How to bet the Texas Bowl between LSU and Kansas State, and a new podcast update for 2022.
Starting with Thursday Night Football (49ers at Titans), we break down games for NFL Week 16 and discuss our favorite bets, including:Packers (-7) vs. BrownsColts-Cardinals: Under 49.5Bills (+2.5) at PatriotsBucs-Panthers: Under 47.5View updated NFL odds at the BetMGM sportsbook and send mailbag questions to @TheLionsEdge on Twitter.
After Chase explains why he's taking the Bears (vs. the Vikings) on Monday Night Football, we break down this week's bowl betting, including notes on:UCF vs. Florida (-6.5)Missouri vs. Army (-4)Ball State vs. Georgia State (-4.5)Kent State vs. Wyoming (-4)Hawaii vs. Memphis (-7.5)
Thursday Night FootballOne side and one prop for Chiefs-Chargers.NFL Week 15Breaking down our favorite bets for Rams-Seahawks, Falcons-49ers, Cardinals-Lions, and more games this weekend.FCS PlayoffsWhy Chase is on James Madison and Montana State this weekend.Celebration BowlBetting against the narrative of Jackson State?
We open with Monday Night Football (Rams at Cardinals -2.5) before breaking down odds for the first wave of bowl games, including our favorite bets for:L.A. Bowl: Oregon State vs. Utah StateCure Bowl: Northern Illinois vs. Coastal CarolinaBoca Raton Bowl: App State vs. Western KentuckyGasparilla Bowl: Florida vs. UCF
Thursday Night FootballInjuries and buy-low, sell-high spots for Steelers at Vikings (-3).Army-NavyTotal plummeted but is now climbing ... can you take advantage of a public narrative on Unders for service academy games?FCS PlayoffsChase Kiddy gives betting advice on this weekend's four FCS games, including Montana at James Madison.NFL Week 14 Why we love the Bears-Packers under, debating the sides in Bucs-Bills, rolling with Washington, and making sense of funky numbers.
Monday Night FootballIs it finally time to bet against the Patriots (+3)? What's the right side for an over/under total that's plummeting for a cold, windy night in Buffalo?CFB Playoff OddsBreaking down our early leans for Alabama (-14) vs. Cincinnati and Georgia (-7) vs. Michigan. Should you bet Georgia because a different book had a look-ahead line of -9?NFL Bye TrendsThe bye week is often overvalued in NFL betting, but there's a sweet spot with road favorites after a bye.
After opening with Thursday Night Football betting (Cowboys at Saints), we discuss our favorite odds for conference championships, including the SEC Championship and AAC Championship.Also, in Week 13 NFL betting: First-half plays on the Colts and Vikings, some ugly dogs, and more.Free Bets: $5 Free Bet if you leave a review for The Lion's Edge on your podcast player, screen shot and send to us on Twitter (@TheLionsEdge).Twitter Spaces: Friday at 3:30 p.m. ET
College Football PlayoffWe go line-by-line with seven College Football Playoff contenders – Georgia, Michigan, Alabama, Cincinnati, Oklahoma State, Notre Dame, and Baylor – with the most likely scenario that guarantees each a playoff spot.Monday Night FootballTrends and betting strategy for Seattle at Washington.Lincoln RileyRiley's impact on the Pac-12, and what's the next program to take a gigantic swing on a hire?Conference Championship OddsAn early look at odds, including a Bama-Georgia line hat (predictably) jumped after last weekend's games.
We give our favorite college football and NFL bets of the weekend, which include the Chase Kiddy STAMP OF GUARANTEE.Among them: Thanksgiving NFL unders, bizarre underdog lines for Michigan and Auburn, sharp money on the Broncos, and more.Twitter Spaces: Saturday at 11 a.m. ETMailbag Questions: @TheLionsEdge
MNF: Trends for dog of 10+, Tom Brady's ATS numbers as a big favorite, why Chase likes the Bucs to cover.NFL Dogs: Using trends to predict success for underdogs over the final seven weeks, the sweet spot for money line dogs, and more.Air Horn: KANSAS!CFB Playoff: Oklahoma State's playoff path is clear ... can they climb to the 3-seed?Florida: Ripple effect of Dan Mullen's firing.
We open with Thursday Night Football betting (NE-ATL) and the Virginia Tech opening before discussing our favorite college football and NFL bets this weekend, including:-Three hideous NFL underdogs-Back on Ohio State and Clemson?-Capitalizing on narrative games-Bizarre Pac-12 and Mountain West trendTwitter Spaces: Sunday at Noon ET Mailbag Questions: @TheLionsEdge
From Texas and Florida to the Jets and UMass, we discuss which college football and NFL fans are the most pissed off right now. Also: Predictions for Tuesday's College Football Playoff Rankings, and 5 bets across college football, college basketball, and the NHL.Mailbag Questions: @TheLionsEdge
Breaking down our favorite NFL and college football bets this weekend, including notes on Chiefs-Raiders, Ohio State-Purdue, Rams-Titans, and Tennessee-Georgia.Join us at 11 a.m. ET Saturday on Twitter Spaces (@BetMGM) for more college football betting talk. And send any mailbag questions to @TheLionsEdge on Twitter.
Monday Night Football: Breaking down trends, sides, and a potential first-half bet for the Bears-Steelers.What the F*ck was that? The Chiefs are trash, nice effort Bills, maybe the Kyle Shanahan and the 49ers aren't good...Air Horn: Vikings-Chargers, Louisiana-TroyPlayoff Debate: Simplifying the scenarios by highlighting 6 remaining games.Mailbag Questions: @TheLionsEdgeBetMGM Odds: NFL Odds & College Football Odds
We discuss our favorite NFL and college football bets this weekend, including breakdowns for the Packers-Chiefs, Titans-Rams, Auburn-Texas A&M, and Michigan State-Purdue. Twitter Spaces: Thursday at 7 p.m. ETMailbag Questions: @TheLionsEdge
Predictions for the first CFP Rankings on Tuesday: Sorting through the mess behind Georgia, and why Chase believes Cincinnati will be No. 2.Buying & selling NFL teams: Explaining why we're selling the Browns and Packers (seriously...just listen), buying the Steelers and Seahawks.Also: Revisiting the right read but wrong result on UL Monroe-App State.Air Horn: Army-Air Force UNDERMailbag Questions: @TheLionsEdgeTwitter Spaces: Thursday at 6:30 p.m. ET
We run through Week 8 NFL and Week 9 college football betting, including breakdowns for Michigan-Michigan State, Iowa-Wisconsin, Cowboys-Vikings, and Titans-Colts.Also: Why Chase believes UL Monroe +27.5 is a steal and the book is begging you to take Boise State -2.5.Twitter Spaces: Saturday at 10:30 a.m ETMailbag Questions: @TheLionsEdge
Eight weeks into the college football season, it's time to reset the betting table:-Strategy of predicting covers for winless ATS teams-Historical rends for ATS winning & losing streaks-Garbage teams can cover-Checking in on our children, including Wisconsin, North Carolina, and Oregon State-Over/under trends Twitter Spaces: Saturday at 10:30 a.m. ETMailbag Questions: @TheLionsEdge
We run through more than 20 bets for this weekend, including UCLA-Oregon, Pittsburgh-Clemson, and Oklahoma-Kansas in college football odds, and Bucs-Bears, Raiders-Eagles, and Packers-Washington in NFL odds.Twitter Spaces: 10:30 a.m. ET on SaturdayMailbag Questions: @HighMotorPodBetMGM Odds: NFL Odds & College Football Odds
After opening Monday Night Football betting (Bills at Titans) we discuss Ed Orgeron's departure from LSU:Has a championship coach ever received less credit than Orgeron? LSU has money but is it actually a better job for someone like Luke Fickell? How do you bet on teams with fired/interim head coaches?And NFL teams are better and worse than their record?Air Horn: Colorado State at Utah StateMailbag: @HighMotorPodBetMGM Odds: College Football Odds & NFL Odds
We run through more than 20 college football and NFL games to discuss our favorite bets for the weekend, including several unders, the Chargers in Baltimore, Colorado's team total, and Air Force at Boise State.Air Horn: Indian Wells & Pacers' win totalMailbag Questions: @HighMotorPodBetMGM Odds: NFL Odds & College Football Odds
After the Alabama and Penn State losses, what is the most likely scenario that gets Cincinnati – with 100% certainty – into the College Football Playoff? We discuss the lowest possible threshold for the Bearcats.Also: Cashing out, weighing on-field concerns and scheduling for the Chiefs, revisiting NFL underdog trends, and asking who's a real contender in the NFC.Air Horn: Chiefs-Washington and Indian WellsMailbag Questions: @HighMotorPodBetMGM Odds: NFL Odds & College Football Odds
From Rams-Seahawks on Thursday Night Football to Bills-Chiefs on Sunday Night Football, we run through NFL and college football betting for the entire weekend. Penn State-Iowa, Boise State-BYU, Alabama-Texas A&M, Packers-Bengals, Bears-Raiders, and more.Air Horn: Bills' team totalMailbag: @HighMotorPodBetMGM Odds: College Football Odds & NFL Odds
We start with Monday Night Football betting and discuss:-PSA: Never pay for picks-NFL underdogs are winning at a staggering rate-NFL Tiers: 8+ teams in top tier of contenders-College Football Tiers: Parity below Bama-Georgia?-There are only 8 win-and-you're-in teamsAir Horn: Early play on Bucs (-10.5) in Week 5Mailbag: @HighMotorPodBetMGM Odds: NFL Odds & College Football Odds
Teaser bet on Lions-Bears, crazy movement for Chiefs-Eagles, funky lines for Wisconsin-Michigan and Boston College-Clemson, and more in this weekend betting preview for NFL and college football.Air Horn: Round Robin Under on Rookie QBsMailbag Questions: @HighMotorPodBetMGM Odds: NFL Odds & College Football Odds
After breaking down Thursday Night Football odds, we discuss college football:-We're done talking about Clemson-Oregon in a pole position for a playoff spot-There's a pool of 7 contenders beyond Bama, Georgia, Oregon-Are Arkansas and Ole Miss being unfairly evaluated because of upcoming schedule?And we look back at NFL Week 3:-Who are the top two teams in the AFC?-The Chiefs have real issues in a loaded division-Reality check for Bucs' team with flawsMailbag Questions: @HighMotorPodBetMGM Odds: NFL Odds & College Football Odds
From the Thursday Night Football over/under and NFL game props to Wisconsin-Notre Dame and buying low on college football teams, we discuss our favorite bets for this weekend.Air Horn: Steelers vs. Bengals First-Half TotalMailbag Questions: @HighMotorPodBetMGM Odds: NFL Odds & College Football Odds