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Named "Best Betting Podcast or Radio Show" by the Fantasy Sports & Gaming Association. If the game means more to you, this show is your best bet. Under center are Action Network veterans like Matthew Freedman, Chris Raybon and renowned sports gambling analyst Stuckey. They're joined by veteran journalists, gamblers and handicappers like Jason Sobel, Matt Moore, Collin Wilson and “The Oddsmaker” Sean Koerner, The Action Network’s Director of Predictive Analytics and a 3-time #1 ranked FantasyPros NFL expert. Together our crew tackles the hot topics all bettors, fantasy gurus and DFS players want to hear about: analytics-driven projections, injury updates, inefficiencies in betting markets and so much more. Listeners can download or stream episodes on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Play and other podcast platforms, where they can check out past episodes and rate, review and subscribe to the show. For more great sports gambling and fantasy content, including up-to-the-minute fantasy updates, custom bet tracking and analytics, check out ActionNetwork.com, follow us on Twitter @ActionNetworkHQ & @ActionNetPod and download The Action Network’s free mobile app for iOS and Android.

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    NFC Offseason Betting Update

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 48:02

    The NFL Draft is in the books. The full season schedule has been released. But even with NFL training camps 2 months away, Action Network NFL experts Chris Raybon and Stuckey reconvene for a special offseason episode. Together they go division-by-division in the NFC to discuss updated win totals and futures prices, discussing which teams hit and which teams whiffed in the Draft, free agency, and the coaching carousel. Plus, check out the AFC edition already posted if you missed it! NFC EAST - 2 MIN NFC NORTH - 20 MIN NFC SOUTH - 35 MIN NFC WEST - 43 MIN

    AFC Offseason Betting Update

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 73:39

    The NFL Draft is in the books. The full season schedule has been released. But even with NFL training camps 2 months away, Action Network NFL experts Chris Raybon and Stuckey reconvene for a special offseason episode. Together they go division-by-division in the AFC to discuss updated win totals and futures prices, discussing which teams hit and which teams whiffed in the Draft, free agency, and the coaching carousel. And stay tuned for the NFC edition, out Thursday morning! AFC EAST - 9 MIN AFC NORTH - 33 MIN AFC SOUTH - 42 MIN AFC WEST - 49 MIN

    UFC Fight Night 206 Betting Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 23:32

    Another Saturday night full of MMA betting action as Vieira vs Holm headlines the card. Host Brendan Glasheen welcomes former MMA fighter and Action analyst Billy Ward to discuss his best bets and DFS plays, along with Action senior writer Sean Zerillo. Together they give their favorite props, picks, underdogs and more, leaving you ready for a bloody good gambling time this weekend. 

    French Open Betting Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 52:50

    The French Open begins this weekend and Action Network tennis experts Stuckey and Daniel Scotti break down both the mens and womens singles tournament. The guys dive into each quarter of the bracket after the draw and discuss favorites, underdogs, where to look for value and their favorite future plays.  You can follow both Stuckey and Scotti on the award-winning Action Network app and track your own bets. Subscribe, rate and review for more sports betting content. 

    Preakness Stakes Best Bets

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 13:56

    The second leg of the Triple Crown is this Saturday, and joining host Brendan Glasheen to provide their favorite picks for the Preakness at Baltimore's famous Pimlico Race Course are Action racing editor Jeremy Pond and Woodbine host and analyst Monique Vag, better known on social media as @ParlayQueen. Together their provide their favorite horses to play this weekend, including longshots, exactas and more.  And to take advantage of our TwinSpires deposit bonus offer using promo code ACTIONRACING, click here. And good luck betting the Kentucky Derby!

    NBA Conference Finals Betting Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 32:12

    The NBA Conference Finals are here and Action Network senior NBA writer Matt Moore is joined by former NBA front office executive Ryan McDonough to break down both matchups; Celtics vs. Heat [02:30] and Mavericks vs. Warriors [17:10].  - Which Eastern team will come out on top with both Boston and Miami experiencing injuries? - Can turnovers be the deciding factor between Golden State and Dallas? - Who's the best player in the playoffs so far? Luka? Tatum? Butler?  The guys discuss these questions, the NBA lottery and more all while giving their favorite sides, totals and the occasional player prop bet along the way.  Follow Ryan McDonough on Twitter here.  Subscribe to BUCKETS from Action Network for more NBA betting content throughout the playoffs. You can find it on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts. 

    UFC Fight Night 208 Betting Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 22:56

    Saturday night's alright for fighting, so get a little action in with Action Network MMA betting experts Sean Zerillo and Billy Ward, who join host Brendan Glasheen every Friday to discuss the Saturday night card. This week is a pay-per-view hangover spot, but plenty of gambling and DFS opportunities up and down the board for savy players to profit, including some juicy props and exotics.

    NBA Playoffs Futures Value with Jason Timpf

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022

    Jason Timpf from the Volume Podcast Network, host of Hoops Tonight, joins NBA senior writer Matt Moore to break down the NBA playoffs.  Have the Boston Celtics put themselves in a position to be the favorites to win the title? What happens if Khris MIddleton returns? Jason thinks the Sixers are headed towards a conference finals appearance while Matt trusts Heat Culture.  What's the best value to win the East?  What does a Warriors-Suns conference finals look like and what's the best way to bet it in advance? Plus, Finals MVP and more on this NBA edition of the Action Network podcast. Follow Jason on Twitter here. 

    UFC 274 Betting Preview | Oliveira vs Gaethje

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 25:24

    We head to Phoenix this Saturday for UFC 274, as Action Network MMA betting experts Sean Zerillo and Billy Ward return to break it all down from a betting and DFS perspective. Together they cover who they like in Oliveira vs Gaethje along with the rest of the card, along with all the props you'll need to cash a fistful of bets on Saturday night. 

    Kentucky Derby Betting Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 48:04

    It's Kentucky Derby weekend and Action Network senior writer Sean Zerillo is joined by contributor Mike Conti to discuss the endless betting options surrounding the ponies. In this episode, the guys give their horses to back, horses to toss and horses to use underneath. Plus, they dive into win contenders, top longshots, Kentucky Oaks plays and their favorite Friday and Saturday undercard bets.  And, to take advantage of our TwinSpires deposit bonus offer using promo code ACTIONRACING, click here. And good luck betting the Kentucky Derby!

    Kentucky Derby Betting Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 47:19

    It's Kentucky Derby weekend and Action Network writer Sean Zerillo is joined by contributor Mike Conti to break down the endless betting possibilities with the ponies.  The guys give their horses to back, horses to toss and horses to use underneath. Plus, they discuss their win contenders and top longshots. They also dive into some Kentucky Oaks plays and Friday and Saturday undercard bets.  To take advantage of our TwinSpires deposit bonus offer using promo code ACTIONRACING, click here. And good luck betting the Kentucky Derby!

    Kentucky Derby Best Bets

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 18:48

    The Greatest Two Minutes In Sports is this Saturday as the 148th renewnal of the Kentucky Derby takes place in Louisville, Kentucky. Joining host Brendan Glasheen to give their favorite bets for the race (along with some Kentucky Oaks plays) are Action Network racing editor Jeremy Pond, as well as Woodbine host and analyst Monique Vag, better known on social media as @ParlayQueen. Together they provide their favorite horses to bet, along with some fast-paced analysis on how they approach the race.  And to take advantage of our TwinSpires deposit bonus offer using promo code ACTIONRACING, click here. And good luck betting the Kentucky Derby!

    NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Betting Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 74:09

    There's nothing quite like playoff hockey! Action Network hockey editor Michael Leboff is joined by handicapper Nicholas Martin and Pete Jensen from NHL's Fantasy on Ice podcast to preview the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.  In this episode, the guys give their favorite Stanley Cup futures, break down all eight first-round series matchups and throw around some possible Conn Smythe Trophy plays.  Series previews include Penguins vs. Rangers [06:20], Bruins vs. Hurricanes [11:25], Lightning vs. Maple Leafs [18:10], Capitals vs. Panthers [27:10], Blues vs. Wild [39:00], Predators vs. Avalanche [45:50], Kings vs. Oilers [52:00] and Stars vs. Flames [01:00:25].  Make sure to subscribe to Line Change! from the Action Network for more NHL betting content throughout the Stanley Cup Playoffs. 

    UFC Vegas 53 Betting Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 26:09

    Another terrific UFC card is in store for gamblers this weekend, so our Action Network MMA betting experts Sean Zerillo and Billy Ward join host Brendan Glasheen to talk all the ways they're betting it. From Best Bets and terrible tattoos to DFS lineup strategy, the guys cover everything from when to mute your TV during a fight to how much they love Andre "Touchy" Fili. 

    NFL Draft Betting Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2022 45:46

    This year's NFL Draft is one of the most challenging to project in recent memory. Here to sort it all out from a betting perspective is Action Network NFL expert Chris Raybon and longtime friend of the show Matthew Freedman, head of content at FantasyPros and one of the most respected mock draft experts in the betting space today. Together they comb through the latest mock drafts to discern where value lies in the first round and beyond, especially with so much uncertaintly at the top of the board. Will quarterbacks fall out of the Top 10 entirely? Just how many wideouts will go on Day One? And what hype should we be buying and where should we be selling?

    NFL Draft Best Bets

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2022 34:37

    The most exciting day of the NFL offseason is this Thursday, as the NFL Draft's first round takes place live in Las Vegas. Here to provide their favorite bets are Action Network's Brandon Anderson along with Stephen Polacheck of Sports Info Solutions, who tell host Brendan Glasheen their favorite plays for the first round and beyond. How many quarterback names will we hear on Thursday night? Is the wide receiver bumper crop overhyped? What are the best longshots to bet? All this and so much more, as the trio quickly covers over two dozens bets. 

    UFC Fight Night Betting Preview | Lemos vs Andrade

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 22, 2022 27:54

    We're back in Las Vegas this weekend for a UFC card loaded with betting potential. And here to break it all down are Action Network MMA experts Sean Zerillo and Billy Ward, along with host Brendan Glasheen. Together they give out their favorite picks, props and DFS plays for Saturday night, and so much more.  And, if you're interested in RSVP'ing for Action's free pre-NFL Draft happy hour in downtown Las Vegas on April 27th, just follow this link: https://www.actionnetwork.com/press/action-nfl-draft-pre-party

    AFC Win Totals

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2022 49:45

    With the NFL Draft approaching next week, now is a great time to examine the win totals market across the NFL. Before teams make their selections, Action experts Chris Raybon and Stuckey reunite to discuss every AFC squad team-by-team, covering division pricing, win totals, Super Bowl odds and more.  AFC EAST - 3 MIN AFC NORTH - 16 MIN AFC SOUTH - 28 MIN AFC WEST - 34 MIN Subscribe, rate and review for more NFL betting content heading into the season including a deeper look at the NFC. And for those looking to RSVP to Action's pre-NFL Draft party in Las Vegas on 4/27, just follow this link: https://www.actionnetwork.com/press/action-nfl-draft-pre-party

    NFC Win Totals

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2022 57:54

    With the NFL season approaching, Action Network host Chris Raybon is joined by Stuckey to discuss some early looks in the NFC. Team totals, divisions, favorites, underdogs you name it.   NFC EAST - 5 MIN NFC NORTH - 24 MIN NFC SOUTH - 35 MIN NFC WEST - 40 MIN    Subscribe, rate and review for more NFL betting content heading into the season including a deeper look at the AFC. And for those looking to RSVP to Action's pre-NFL Draft party in Las Vegas on 4/27, just follow this link: https://www.actionnetwork.com/press/action-nfl-draft-pre-party

    NBA Playoffs Best Bets

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2022

    Now that we've seen some action in the NBA Playoffs, Action Network senior NBA writer Matt Moore and professional bettor Raheem Palmer discuss how to approach betting games and series going forward.  In this episode, Palmer goes through his process for betting the playoffs, including the zig-zag theory, the importance of fading teams after a Game 7 and how to pick your spots. The guys look at key plays and give their best bets in both the Eastern [06:30] and Western [23:50] Conferences.  For more NBA betting content throughout the playoffs, subscribe to BUCKETS! from the Action Network. Find it wherever you listen to podcasts.  In Las Vegas for the NFL Draft? Don't miss Action's pre-Draft party at Stadium Swim! More details in the link below.  https://www.actionnetwork.com/press/action-nfl-draft-pre-party

    UFC Vegas 51 Betting Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 15, 2022 26:25

    A nationally-televised UFC event awaits this weekend, but as Action expert Sean Zerillo points out, it's one of the ugliest cards in recent memory. Beyond Luque vs Muhammad, Zerillo and former pro MMA fighter Billy Ward break down the full card to give their favorite picks, props and DFS plays. 

    Top 5 NFL Draft Early Bets

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 9, 2022 29:15

    The 2022 NFL Draft is still a few weeks away, but the betting for this grand Las Vegas spectable is already heating up. And joining Action Network host Chris Raybon today to provide his Top 5 best Draft bets is Action contributor and mock draft maven Scott Smith.  Every year our friends at FantasyPros rank the most accurate NFL mock drafters. In 2018, Scott finished #1. Last year he finished in the Top 3. To put it simply, Scott Smith is objectively one of the most accurate NFL Draft experts anywhere. Together Chris and Scott discuss the volatility of this year's quarterback class, including question marks about Desmond Ridder and Matt Corral. Plus, we hear about Derek Stingley's rise, Kayvon Thibodaux's fall, and so much more.

    UFC 273 Betting Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 8, 2022 30:37

    Headlined by Volkanovski vs. Jung, Saturday night's UFC Pay-Per-View extravaganza offers plenty of opportunities for bettors and DFS enthusiasts alike. Here to break down all the action down in Jacksonville are Action Network MMA experts Sean Zerillo and Billy Ward, with the help of host Brendan Glasheen. Together they go through their favorite bets, underdogs, DFS plays and more.

    The Masters Best Bets

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 5, 2022 16:34

    Over the years we've learned some of our listeners don't like golf. They don't watch it. They don't pay attention to it. And that's okay.  But that doesn't mean you can't bet on it!  And that's where today's experts come in. There's no better time to dip a toe into the waters of golf betting than this week because the Masters, the preeminent major in the world of professional golf, tees off on Thursday morning.  So joining host Brendan Glasheen are Action's Links + Locks Podcast contributors Nick Bretwisch and Spencer Aguiar, the 2022 FSWA Golf Writer of the Year. Together they deliver everything you need to make some cash this weekend in Augusta, and all in just 15 minutes. They also host their own show, the Bettor Golf Podcast:  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/bettor-golf/id1555282384  ... which can be found wherever you like to listen, every Tuesday night throughout the PGA TOUR calendar. 

    Sports Betting Legalization Update

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 4, 2022 31:05

    What is the status of legal sports betting nationwide? To answer this burning questions, host Brendan Glasheen is joined by Action legalization expert Sam McQuillan, who discusses the latest legislative news in all 50 states. Who is fully online when it comes to sports betting? Who remains in the dark? And where can we expect legislation to pass legislation in the months ahead? All these questions and more answered in just 30 short minutes. 

    FIFA World Cup Draw Betting Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 1, 2022 43:22

    Action Network European football experts Michael Leboff and BJ Cunningham join host Brendan Glasheen to break down the FIFA World Cup Draw from a betting perspective. They dive into each group, give their favorites and a few long-shot bets. Plus, their thoughts on USA's odds, who failed to qualify in 2018.  Group A: Qatar, Ecuador, Senegal, Netherlands Group B: England, Iran, USA, UEFA Playoff Winner (Wales, Scotland or Ukraine) Group C: Argentina, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Poland Group D: France, IC Playoff 1 Winner (Peru, Australia or UAE), Denmark, Tunisia Group E: Spain, IC Playoff 2 Winner (Costa Rica or New Zealand), Germany, Japan Group F: Belgium, Canada, Morocco, Croatia Group G: Brazil, Serbia, Switzerland, Cameroon Group H: Portugal, Chana, Urugua, South Korea If you're starving for more action on the pitch, we've got you covered! Make sure you subscribe to Wondergoal from the Action Network. Links below!  Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/wondergoal/id1590459279 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/5GtLalvSyFitDBR2D3JT5d

    March Madness Player Props I Final Four

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2022 11:24

    The Elite Eight is in the books, and here to help you maximize your profits for the Final Four are Action Network's best player prop analysts. Breaking down a historic matchup between UNC vs. Duke and Villanova vs. Kansas is host Brendan Glasheen, joined by college basketball experts Sean "The Oddsmaker" Koerner, Tanner McGrath, and Doug Ziefel. Together they go through their favorite player prop bets on the board from each game, highlighting the biggest discrepancies between their projections and the odds across major U.S. sportsbooks. With Justin Moore out for Villanova, is it time to fade F Jermaine Samuels and back F Eric Dixon? UNC F Brady Manek has been lethal from beyond the arc. Will it continue? Will Kansas G Remy Martin keep lighting it up off the bench?  Listen in on their best bets and how to bet player props for the Final Four!

    National League Betting Preview | MLB 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2022 63:38

    Opening Day is just around the corner, and Action Network baseball editor Collin Whitchurch is joined by senior writer Sean Zerillo and host Brendan Glasheen to cover all things betting in the National League this season. To celebrate the release of the all-new Action MLB betting podcast PAYOFF PITCH, the guys discuss everything from the dominance of the Dodgers to the age of the Cardinals and whether the 2021 World Series Champion Braves can repeat their success. With win totals, division futures and player props in mind, they cover each NL team in-depth. METS - 2 MIN BRAVES - 5 MIN PHILLIES - 8 MIN MARLINS - 12 MIN NATIONALS - 15 MIN BREWERS - 20 MIN CARDINALS - 25 MIN CUBS - 30 MIN REDS - 34 MIN PIRATES - 36 MIN DODGERS - 41 MIN GIANTS - 46 MIN PADRES - 50 MIN ROCKIES - 55 MIN DIAMONDBACKS - 59 MIN If you like what you heard, check out the new Payoff Pitch podcast all season long, wherever you like to listen: Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/payoff-pitch/id1615600022 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3PKYHfrB9PW57vZQNKTgxH And good luck this MLB season!

    American League Betting Preview | MLB 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2022 56:31

    Opening Day is around the corner, and Action Network baseball editor Collin Whitchurch is joined by senior writer Sean Zerillo and host Brendan Glasheen to cover all things betting in the American League this season. To celebrate the release of the all-new Action MLB betting podcast PAYOFF PITCH, the guys discuss everything from the guarded optimism of the Seattle Mariners to the unrivaled negativity around the Oakland A's. With win totals and division futures in mind, they cover every team in-depth, coast-to-coast.  YANKEES - 2 MIN BLUE JAYS - 5 MIN RAYS - 8 MIN RED SOX - 12 MIN ORIOLES - 15 MIN WHITE SOX - 20 MIN TWINS - 23 MIN TIGERS - 27 MIN GUARDIANS - 31 MIN ROYALS - 35 MIN ASTROS - 38 MIN MARINERS - 41 MIN ANGELS - 44 MIN RANGERS - 50 MIN ATHLETICS - 52 MIN If you like what you heard, check out the new Payoff Pitch podcast all season long, wherever you like to listen: Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/payoff-pitch/id1615600022 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3PKYHfrB9PW57vZQNKTgxH And good luck this MLB season!

    UFC Fight Night 205 Betting Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 25, 2022 19:32

    Headlined by Blaydes vs. Daukaus, this week's UFC Fight Night offers plenty of opportunities for bettors and DFS enthusiasts alike. Here to break it all down are Action Network MMA experts Sean Zerillo and Billy Ward, with the help of host Brendan Glasheen. Together they go through their favorite bets, underdogs, DFS plays and more. 

    March Madness Player Props I Sweet 16

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2022 22:44

    Round one of March Madness is in the books and here to help you maximize your profits for the Sweet 16 are Action Network's best player prop analysts. First up is Sean Koerner, Action's Director of Predictive Analytics and one of the best player prop projectionists in the world. Joining him is the newest member of his team, Nick Giffen, a math PhD with a penchant for props. And rounding out host Brendan Glasheen's crew are Action college basketball experts Mike Calabrese and Doug Ziefel. Together they go through their favorite player prop bets on the board for Thursday (South & West Regions) and Friday (East & Midwest Regions), highlighting the biggest discrepencies between their projections and the odds across major U.S. sportsbooks. From Gonzaga to St. Peters, this episode covers it all! 

    The Oscars I Best Bets

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2022 25:22

    The 94th Academy Awards ceremony takes place this Sunday and what better way to prepare for the event than to line up some best bets for the occasion!  Chris Raybon is joined with Action Network's Katie Richcreek and Collin Whitchurch to break down their favorite picks, longshots, and leans for the Oscars.  While most will be betting the more prominent awards (Best Picture, Best Actor/Actress) there is still value in the market for some of the less popular categories such as: Best Adapted Screenplay Best Live Action Short Best International Feature Best Film Editing Best Documentary Feature Best Original Song   Plus, the trio debates several other notable categories to cover all of the angles you'll need to bet the Oscars on Sunday!

    Academy Awards Betting Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2022 55:33

    Sunday marks the biggest night in Hollywood, and we all know the best way to celebrate: gambling! In an Action Network tradition, Chris Raybon and Collin Wilson join forces to cover the betting markets across all the major categories, plus they welcome on the Emmy-award winning Ryan McKee, an Action producer and Emmy voter. Together they give their favorite picks, longshots, leans and more across the greatest categories in the awards industry to get you ready for Sunday night! BEST PICTURE - 2 MIN  DIRECTOR - 13 MIN ACTOR - 20 MIN ACTRESS - 25 MIN ORIG SCREENPLAY - 33 MIN ADAPT SCREENPLAY - 37 MIN SUPPORTING ACTOR - 43 MIN SUPPORTINT ACTRESS - 50 MIN 

    UFC Fight Night 204 Betting Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 18, 2022 19:31

    We've got fighting across the pond this week as UFC Fight Night heads to London! Action Network MMA experts Sean Zerillo and Billy Ward join host Brendan Glasheen to talk Volkov vs Aspinall, plus many more fights up and down the card. Together they give their Best Bets, favorite underdogs and more in a fast-paced episode that'll have you springing off the mat and ready for action.

    March Madness Player Props | First Round

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 16, 2022 22:18

    The greatest days of the college basketball betting season are upon us, and here to help you maximize your profits are Action Network's best player prop analysts. First up is Sean Koerner, Action's Director of Predictive Analytics and one of the best player prop projectionists in the world. Joining him is the newest member of his team, Nick Giffen, a math PhD with a penchant for props. And rounding out host Brendan Glasheen's crew is Doug Ziefel, an Action college basketball expert. Together they go through their favorite player prop bets on the board for Thursday and Friday, highlight the biggest discrepencies between their projections and the odds across major U.S. sportsbooks. From Longwood to Arkansas, this episode covers it all!

    The Giffen Guide to March Madness Betting

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 15, 2022 36:10

    The newest Predictive Analyst at Action Network is Nick Giffen, a seasoned gambler who also holds a Ph.D. in Mathematics from N.C. State. And since 2017, Giffen has taken a unique approach to betting March Madness.  On today's episode, host Brendan Glasheen invites Giffen to outline how he's applying this approach to the looming 2022 NCAA Tournament, and what teams listeners should be investing in round-by-round. By identifying weak high-seeds and underrated low-seeds, Giffen provides an entertaining way to gamble on the craziness of March Madness with his low-risk, high-reward guide.  We're also joined for a segment with Jason Lisk of TeamRankings, who is teaming up with Action Network for March Madness. Action Network Podcast listeners can visit www.teamrankings.com/action to get discounts on March Madness products, including their customized bracket picks and advice. 

    UFC Fight Night 203 Betting Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 11, 2022 23:24

    Saturday night's alright for fighting, so get a little action in... with the help of Action Network's Brendan Glasheen, Sean Zerillo and Billy Ward! Together our MMA gambling and DFS experts Zerillo and Ward handicap the full card, which is coming to us live from Las Vegas, Nevada this weekend. As they do every Friday, they give their favorite props, underdogs, DFS plays and so much more.

    Betting Guide to NFL Free Agency | NFC Edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2022 36:14

    In this second installment of team-by-team previews, Brendan Glasheen and Chris Raybon of Action Network head to the NFC with the looming launch of NFL free agency next week. Together they examine the holes to fill for every team. Plus, we hear about the betting impact of the Carson Wentz trade to Washington, whether the Rams are now grossly overvalued in the market, and so much more. COWBOYS - 2 MIN EAGLES - 3 MIN COMMANDERS - 5 MIN GIANTS - 9 MIN PACKERS - 10 MIN VIKINGS - 12 MIN BEARS - 14 MIN LIONS - 16 MIN BUCS - 19 MIN SAINTS - 21 MIN PANTHERS - 23 MIN FALCONS - 25 MIN RAMS - 27 MIN 49ERS - 29 MIN CARDINALS - 32 MIN SEAHAWKS - 34 MIN

    Betting Guide To NFL Free Agency | AFC Edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2022 45:32

    What a week in the NFL! Carson Wentz and Russell Wilson are changing teams. Aaron Rodgers is staying put. And NFL free agency hasn't even begun! So to help preview all the free agent madness to come, Brendan Glasheen welcomes Action Network NFL betting expert Chris Raybon, and together they break down the free agency outlook for every single team in the AFC. Are the Cincinnati Bengals still underrated? Have the Broncos done enough to warrant a look? Are the Bills the team to beat in the conference? And coming up next, Brendan and Chris do the same for the NFC, so stay right here at The Action Network Podcast! BRONCOS - 2 MIN  CHIEFS - 5 MIN CHARGERS - 8 MIN RAIDERS - 12 MIN BILLS - 14 MIN DOLPHINS - 16 MIN PATRIOTS - 18 MIN JETS - 21 MIN BENGALS - 24 MIN BROWNS - 27 MIN RAVENS - 31 MIN STEELERS - 33 MIN TITANS - 35 MIN  COLTS - 37 MIN JAGUARS - 40 MIN TEXANS - 43 MIN

    UFC 272 Betting Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 4, 2022 25:26

    We're back! Action Network Senior Writer Sean Zerillo and former professional fighter and MMA analyst Billy Ward once again join host Brendan Glasheen to preview the biggest event in fighting this weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Together they go through UFC 272 from a betting and DFS perspective, highlighting Covington vs Masvidal and all biggest fights on the card. 

    NHL Midseason Best Bets

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 3, 2022 27:39

    The hockey season is nearly two-thirds complete, and the NHL trade deadline is quickly approaching. So Action Network hockey editor Michael Leboff welcomes back Pete Blackburn of Bally Sports to give gamblers everything they need to know to make the most informed Stanley Cup futures bets. Plus, they examine the tantalizing awards markets, including lively discussion on the Vezina and Calder Trophies, some Jack Adams Award longshots and so much more. 

    UFC Vegas 49 Betting Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 25, 2022 24:38

    We've got Friday fight talk here at the Action Network Podcast! Today, host Brendan Glasheen welcomes Action's Sr. Writer Sean Zerillo as well as former professional fighter and MMA analyst Billy Ward to talk UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas. Together they discuss the Islam Makhachev vs. Bobby Green main event, along with their favorite underdog picks, DFS plays and more. 

    NBA Midseason Best Bets

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 24, 2022 25:02

    Action Network NBA Analysts Matt Moore and Brandon Anderson are back to break down their favorite bets after the All-Star break. They cover title futures, player awards, and even delve into possible NBA Finals outcomes - offering additional hedge opportunities once the postseason begins.  The duo debate the Lakers odds (+4500) to win the title, the wide open race to claim Defensive Player of the Year, and a couple of interesting parlays and round robins worth betting.   Title futures - 3 min Player awards - 12 min MVP + ROY + 6MOY - 18 min Scoring Champion - 21 min NBA Finals Outcomes - 23 min The Action Network Podcast is back on Friday with the debut of UFC Friday Fight Night with Brendan Glasheen and UFC betting/DFS analysts Mike Zerillo and Billy Ward. They'll analyze the card and give you their best bets and DFS strategies for the fights. Tune in!

    NBA All-Star Weekend Best Bets

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 18, 2022 18:37

    The BUCKETS crew joins the Action Network Podcast to break down their best bets for the 71st NBA All-Star Game in Cleveland, Ohio this weekend. There are plenty of events to bet on, so Matt Moore, Brandon Anderson, and Raheem Palmer run through their picks for the revamped skills challenge, three-point shootout, and dunk contest.  To cap off the episode, they discuss who they're betting to win between Team Lebron and Team Durant and their choices to bring home the All-Star MVP award.  NBA Skills Challenge - 3 min Dunk Contest - 6 min Three-Point Contest - 9 min All-Star Game - 12 min All-Star MVP - 16 min

    SUPER BOWL LVI NFL RECAP

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 14, 2022 47:28

    Action Network analysts Brandon Anderson and Raheem Palmer recap a frenzied Super Bowl finish that saw Cooper Kupp and Aaron Donald make the plays late to seal a 23–20 victory as the Los Angeles Rams defeated the Cincinnati Bengals to become NFL champions. The guys look back at the game's biggest plays and discuss the story of the game and of the season for the Rams. Then they recap the 2021 NFL season that was and took an early look ahead at the 2022–23 season to come. Super Bowl Recap Season Recap 2022-23 Lookahead Thanks to all our fans and listeners for a great NFL season here at The Action Network Podcast. Stay tuned right here at this feed for plenty of offseason coverage on NFL free agency and the draft plus key events like March Madness, UFC, and the Oscars.  And be sure to follow Raheem and Brandon at the Buckets podcast as the NBA season hits the home stretch! Speaking of Buckets, Senior NBA Writer Matt Moore will host a special NBA All-Star Game Best Bets show later this week so tune in if you're betting the skills challenges, dunk contest, 3-pt shootout, and the All-Star Game.

    Super Bowl LVI Betting Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 10, 2022 59:44

    Just like indulging in the perfect Buffalo chicken dip, betting on the Super Bowl remains a time-honored, mouth-watering activity for gamblers everywhere. Whether you're a cagey betting veteran or a once-a-year novice looking for an edge for the office props sheet, Action Network experts Chris Raybon and Stuckey close out the NFL season with a final episode designed to arm listeners with everything they need to know before betting Super Bowl LVI. Together they build their ultimate Super Bowl Six Pack of prop bets before diving into the spread and total. They provide a thorough breakdown of how they see the game playing out, and edges you can look to exploit in markets like Super Bowl MVP and first quarter totals.  PICK 1 - 9 MIN PICK 2 - 14 MIN PICK 3 - 18 MIN PICK 4 - 22 MIN PICK 5 - 27 MIN PICK 6 - 33 MIN GAME BREAKDOWN - 38 MIN SUPER BOWL MVP - 50 MIN And to take advantage of our partner BetMGM's great sign-up offer of a risk-free $1000 first bet, just follow the link below: https://mediaserver.partners.roardigital.com/renderBanner.do?zoneId=1611872&tdpeh=action-pod And we'll see you next week and every week, as we release 2+ episodes every week throughout the NFL offseason!

    Super Bowl LVI Best Bets

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 8, 2022 28:07

    The bets are rolling in for Super Bowl LVI! Join Action Network's NFL betting analysts Brandon Anderson and Raheem Palmer as they jump in on the action and give out their favorite picks for Sunday's big game between the Cincinnati Bengals and Los Angeles Rams. The duo are on opposite sides of the spread, but break down their best bets for the total, Super Bowl MVP, player props, and more! Super Bowl LVI Spread Picks - 2 min Super Bowl LVI Total Picks - 7 min Super Bowl LVI MVP - 10 min Best Bets - 15 min  And to take advantage of our partner BetMGM's great sign-up offer of a risk-free $1000 first bet, just follow the link below: https://mediaserver.partners.roardigital.com/renderBanner.do?zoneId=1611872&tdpeh=action-pod Tune in on Thursday for the Super Bowl LVI Betting Preview with Stuckey and Chris Raybon to get you prepped with a fresh six pack and deep dive on how to bet the Super Bowl.

    Super Bowl 56 Prop-A-Palooza

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 7, 2022

    Welcome to the 4th annual Super Bowl Prop-A-Palooza! Action Network's NFL experts Chris Raybon and Sean, "The Oddsmaker" Koerner, return to talk all things props bets for Super Bowl 56. Together they cover the gamut - breaking down their favorite player and exotic props for the big game. No bet is off-limits as Raybon and The Oddsmaker delve deep into the coin toss, penalties, timeouts, the length of the national anthem, and more! Oh, and don't forget about the punters! Beyond the exotics, they deliver compelling angles for each of their player props - so if you're looking for insight, the Propapalooza has no shortage of info for betting the Super Bowl. SB 56 Propapalooza Sunday Six Pack - 3 min Pre-Game Exotics - 19 min Super Bowl MVP + Longshots - 23 min First Touchdown Scorer - 33 min Game Props - 43 min Scoring Props by Quarter/Half - 47 min Player Props - 53 min D/ST, Penalties, Timeouts, and Challenges Props - 77 min And to take advantage of our partner BetMGM's great sign-up offer of a risk-free $1000 first bet, just follow the link below: https://mediaserver.partners.roardigital.com/renderBanner.do?zoneId=1611872&tdpeh=action-pod Brandon Anderson and Raheem Palmer are back on Tuesday with their best bets for the Super Bowl followed by Raybon and Stuckey on Thursday with their heavily anticipated Super Bowl LVI betting preview.

    Conference Championship NFL Recap

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 31, 2022 54:46

    NFL betting analysts Brandon Anderson and Raheem Palmer react to two crazy Conference Championship comebacks and lament about the 49ers futures that finally got away.  How in the world did the Chiefs blow a 21–3 lead to the Bengals? What exactly did the Rams do right late to come back from down 10 in the fourth quarter to beat the 49ers?  Reactions and takeaways from both games, plus an early Hot Read on Super Bowl LVI. Bengals at Chiefs - 3 min 49ers at Rams - 25 min Super Bowl Hot Read - 50 min And to take advantage of our partner BetMGM's great sign-up offer of a risk-free $1000 first bet, just follow the link below: https://mediaserver.partners.roardigital.com/renderBanner.do?zoneId=1611872&tdpeh=action-pod Join Chris Raybon and Sean "The Oddsmaker" Koerner on Thursday for a special Propapalooza episode ahead of SB LVI where they'll provide an early look at some of their favorite player props for the Bengals and Rams.

    Strong Side Fridays I Conference Championship

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 28, 2022

    NFL betting analysts Brandon Anderson and Raheem Palmer pump you up for an awesome Championship Sunday with a deep dive on both Conference Championship games including matchups, analysis, props, and best bets. The guys are still all-in on the 49ers and discuss how to bet San Francisco this game and how much, if any, to hedge your Niners' futures. They also butt heads on a side in Bengals-Chiefs but prepare themselves for big scoring from both. It's time to send two teams to the Super Bowl! Bengals at Chiefs - 2 min 49ers at Rams - 21 min Should we hedge 49ers Futures? - 36 min And to take advantage of our partner BetMGM's great sign-up offer of a risk-free $1000 first bet, just follow the link below: https://mediaserver.partners.roardigital.com/renderBanner.do?zoneId=1611872&tdpeh=action-pod

    NFL Conference Championship Betting Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2022 50:04

    After one of the most exciting playoff weekends in NFL gambling history, the Action Network's NFL experts Chris Raybon and Stuckey return to talk all things betting for the AFC and NFC title games. Together they give their favorites slides, along with the player props they are betting this weekend, including a thrilling Jimmy Garappolo rushing total and a deep dive into the Bengals at Chiefs matchups.  PICK 1 - 10 MIN PICK 2 - 17 MIN PICK 3 - 31 MIN PICK 4 - 36 MIN PICK 5 - 39 MIN PICK 6 - 54 MIN And to take advantage of our partner BetMGM's great sign-up offer of a risk-free $1000 first bet, just follow the link below: https://mediaserver.partners.roardigital.com/renderBanner.do?zoneId=1611872&tdpeh=action-pod And we'll see you next time for Strong Side Fridays!

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