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The Action Network’s Chief Content Officer Chad Millman is joined by professional sports gambler Simon Hunter to discuss the biggest topics in betting.Every Tuesday, they are joined by luminaries from the world of sports and sports betting world to deliver the smartest and most entertaining gambling talk out there.Every Thursday, Chad invites a new panel of guests to enter the Thursday Thunderdome®, where they compete against his co-host Simon in the most celebrated sports betting trivia show in podcast history.

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    NFL Week 7 Gambling Preview | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 49:42

    After NFL favorites (and the betting public) feasted last weekend, professional bettor Simon Hunter and Chad Millman of The Action Network circle back to preview every game on the NFL slate this week from a betting perspective. Together they discuss a juicy opportunity for the ugly Houston Texans, a terrific spot to back the Pack, a bad price on the Cincinnati Bengals and so much more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Best Bets for NFL Week 6 | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 41:15

    An NFL slate loaded with potential awaits Chad Millman and Simon Hunter of the Action Network, as they narrow down their favorite picks for Week 6, giving the Eagles, Browns and even the disrupted Raiders long, longing glances. Together they select a short list of teams they'll be backing on Sunday, plus underdog moneylines they like, survivor pool picks, and so much more. Plus, will the Bills make Simon want to shout on Monday night? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    NFL Week 6 Gambling Preview | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 55:17

    Jon Gruden is out. Urban Meyer is not... yet. The NFL season is getting weird, and Chad Millman and Simon Hunter of the Action Network return to preview all things betting in the world of the National Football League this week. Together they discuss value on the lowly Texans, a sell high spot for the Bucs and climb into the foxhole with Matt Nagy's Chicago Bears. They also give out their favorite early picks for Week 6 as they touch on every game from Thursday Night Football to Monday Night Football, as producer Matt Mitchell soaks in all the glory of his suddenly ascendant Buffalo Bills. TNF - 8 MIN MIA JAX - 13 MIN KC WFT - 26 MIN MIN CAR - 28 MIN LAC BAL - 31 MIN CIN DET - 35 MIN GB CHI - 37 MIN AZ CLE - 40 MIN DAL NE - 42 MIN LV DEN - 45 MIN SEA PIT - 49 MIN MNF - 50 MIN Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Best Bets for NFL Week 5 and guest Seth Wickersham | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 56:01

    NFL gamblers are licking their chops for another thrilling weekend of action, and Chad Millman of the Action Network is joined as always by his colleague, professional NFL bettor Simon Hunter as they nail down their favorite picks for Week 5. Plus, the guys are joined by ESPN journalist Seth Wickersham, writer of the new book on the New England Patriots' dynasty "It's Better To Be Feared," out in stores now amid rave reviews for it's depth and breadth of coverage. Chad and Simon select their Big Balls Bet of the Week, select ugly 'dogs for their round robin parlay and so much more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    NFL Week 5 Gambling Preview | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 56:54

    After a profitable Week 5 thanks to a thrilling New York Jets and New York Giants moneyline parlay, the Action Network's Chad Millman is joined once again by professional sports bettor Simon Hunter to preview this week's NFL slate. Together they go through every game on the board, and provide their favorite bets thus far. We get a "Simon Says" game of the week, plus the duo jumps into a foxhole together over the Miami Dolphins. LAR SEA (11 MIN) NYJ ATL (15 MIN) NE HOU (17 MIN) MIA TB (19 MIN) PHL CAR (22 MIN) DET MIN (26 MIN) TEN JAX (30 MIN) DEN PIT (34 MIN) GB CIN (36 MIN) NO WFT (39 MIN) CHI LV (40 MIN) CLE LAC (43 MIN) NYG DAL (47 MIN) SF AZ (49 MIN) BUF KC (50 MIN) IND BALT (54 MIN) Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Best Bets for NFL Week 4 | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 46:55

    One of the most fascinating slates of the NFL season is nearly here, and Chad Millman, Chief Content Officer of the Action Network, is joined once again by his best friend and professional sports bettor Simon Hunter to whittle down their favorite leans and select their best bets of the week. Beyond just Chiefs and Bucs moneylines, Simon discusses his love for the Jets, the sharp community's love for the Vikings, and so much more. Plus, Chad outlines how he is losing control of his own family in what some listeners may consider a cry for help. And for those looking for more information about betting tips, tricks and terminology, check out the How To page at ActionNetwork.com below! https://www.actionnetwork.com/how-to-bet-on-sports/general/sports-betting-for-beginners-10-things-to-know Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    NFL Week 4 Gambling Preview | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 61:35

    After a wild NFL ride last week, Chad Simon and professional gambler Simon Hunter of the Action Network return to preview every NFL game from top-to-bottom. First they feast on a disgusting Thursday Night Football matchup involving the Bengals and a team who may already be quitting on first-year coach Urban Meyer. They are effusive in their praise for the Panthers at +5 this week vs Dallas, and even demand action on the lowly New York Jets as sizable underdogs. Plus listeners get a Foxhole Pick Of The Week, the identification of a Rah Rah Mike Tomlin Spot, and so much more. TNF (9 MIN) NYG NO (15 MIN) KC PHL (19 MIN) BUF HOU (23 MIN) CAR DAL (24 MIN) CLE MIN (31 MIN) DET CHI (34 MIN) TEN NYJ (37 MIN) IND MIA (39 MIN) WFT AZ (40 MIN) SEA SF (43 MIN) AZ LAR (46 MIN) PIT GB (48 MIN) BALT DEN (50 MIN) TB NE (52 MIN) MNF (55 MIN) Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Best Bets for NFL Week 3 | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 50:15

    Two of the Action Network's finest NFL minds finalize their betting card for Sunday's NFL slate, as Chad Millman, Chief Content Officer of the Action Network, welcomes his co-host, professional bettor and best friend Simon Hunter. Together they have a lively discussion covering the Miami Dolphins, the disgusting Jacksonville Jaguars, a trap being laid in Buffalo and so much more. They also walk into a hornet's nest for their scariest weekly pick, and give their survivor pool pick of the week. Are they ready to believe in Kliff Kingsbury this season? Will they back Justin Fields in his first road start? Listen and find out! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    NFL Week 3 Gambling Preview | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 59:53

    After another wild weekend of NFL action, Chad Millman and Simon Hunter of the Action Network return to preview all the betting opportunities of another robust NFL slate. Together they go through every game from Thursday Night Football to Monday Night Football, discussing where they are leaning before they make their picks on Thursday's Best Bets episode. We hear about Aaron Rodgers slipping up in California, a juicy spot for the Baltimore Ravens, why now is the time to back the lowly Jacksonville Jaguars and so much more. CAR HOU (6 MIN) LAC KC (11 MIN) CHI CLE (15 MIN) AZ JAX (18 MIN) WFT BUF (22 MIN) IND TEN (24 MIN) ATL NYG (29 MIN) NO NE (30 MIN) DET BALT (33 MIN) CIN PIT (38 MIN) NYJ DEN (41 MIN) MIA LV (43 MIN) LAR TB (46 MIN) MIN SEA (49 MIN) SF GB (51 MIN) PHL DAL (56 MIN) Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Best Bets for NFL Week 2 | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 41:46

    The breakdowns are done, the handicapping is nearly finished, and now it's time for Chad Millman and professional bettor Simon Hunter of the Action Network to select their favorite plays for NFL Week 2. They'll give a long hard look to the dreadful Jacksonville Jaguars, along with sharp plays on Miami, Pittsburgh and Philadelphia. They'll also dive into whether the Atlanta Falcons live moment is a good or bad sign for their Tuesday bet. Together they work to finalize their card, along with their favorite underdogs, round robin parlays, and a survivor pool pick of the week. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    NFL Week 2 Gambling Preview | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 63:17

    This week Chad Millman, Chief Content Officer at the Action Network, is joined once again by professional NFL bettor Simon Hunter as they go through the entirety of the NFL board from Thursday to Sunday Night Football. They preview their favorite underdogs and totals, lock in some early picks against the spread, and talk about what Week 1 overreactions to profit against. NYG WAS (7 MIN) JAX DEN (14 MIN) HOU CLE (19 MIN) BUF MIA (22 MIN) LAR IND (27 MIN) SF PHL (32 MIN) SIMON SAYS PICK (32 MIN) CIN CHI (36 MIN) LV PIT (40 MIN) NE NYJ (42 MIN) NO CAR (46 MIN) MIN AZ (47 MIN) HORNETS NEST (49 MIN) LAC DAL (52 MIN) TEN SEA (56 MIN) KC BAL (58 MIN) DET GB (59 MIN) Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Best Bets for NFL Week 1 | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 39:18

    With the NFL season kicking off tonight, Chad Millman and Simon Hunter of the Action Network take another look at the NFL Week 1 slate to provide their top against the spread picks. Together they dissect the teams they love most, including Washington, Green Bay and lowly Detroit. They select their Big Balls Bet of the Week, they walk into the Hornet's Nest, and so much more. Plus, they build some moneyline parlays that are sure to please NFL bettors everywhere. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    NFL Week 1 Gambling Preview | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 56:52

    We finally made it! The first week of the NFL season is here and Chad Millman and Simon Hunter of the Action Network return for a deep dive into all 16 games on the NFL slate, from Thursday to Monday Night Football, and everything in between. Chad is the head of content here at the Action Network, and Simon is a seasoned handicapper and professional sports bettor, who frequently shows Chad the proper ways to avoid traps and read the market from a professional gambler's perspective. Together they talk spreads, totals and moneylines, and give their early leans for the NFL Best Bets they'll settle on later this week on our Thursday show. We play a round of Simon Says, where we hold our nose and tail Simon's ugliest pick, and so much more. TB/DAL (7 MIN) TEN/AZ (12 MIN) SEA/IND (15 MIN) WAS/LAC (19 MIN) JAX/HOU (21 MIN) NYJ/CAR (26 MIN) BUF/PIT (29 MIN) CIN/MIN (34 MIN) PHL/ATL (36 MIN) SF/DET (38 MIN) CLE/KC (42 MIN) DEN/NYG (44 MIN) NO/GB (46 MIN) NE/MIA (49 MIN) CHI/LAR (51 MIN) LV/BAL (52 MIN) Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    AFC West Betting Preview | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast, part of The Action Network

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2021 41:06

    Chad Millman and Simon Hunter are very different people. Chad is a seasoned media executive and a founding force at the Action Network, where he serves as the Chief Content Officer. Simon Hunter is a professional sports bettor, who joined the Action Network to help Chad turn his football picks into winners. Together, these best friends are created podcast magic, and generated a top 2% entry in last year's national NFL pick 'em content. This season, they are back in the saddle to churn out winning bets every week of the year. But first, they conclude their preseason division-by-division breakdowns across the AFC and NFC. Today's final installment is the AFC West, where Chad and Simon tackle the Chargers resurgence, the lack of Chiefs value, and some longshot bets on wily Raiders. And next week they return for Week 1 picks to kickoff the NFL season! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    NFC West Division Betting Preview | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 42:02

    Kliff Kingsbury haters, rejoice! The long-awaited NFC West episode of our division-by-division gambling guides has finally dropped. Chad Millman and professional sports bettor Simon Hunter of the Action Network go team-by-team to cover one of the most competitive divisions in the NFL, with great quarterback play from Russell Wilson, great defense in San Francisco, and great late-season collapses from Kliff Kingsbury. The guys also discuss the New Orleans Saints stadium situation, and Mac Jones as the starter in New England. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    AFC South Betting Preview w/guest Darius Butler | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2021 45:06

    We continue of NFL divisional gambling previews with the NFC South this week, and Action Network Chief Content Officer Chad Millman is joined by professional sports gambler Simon Hunter to break it all down. The guys also welcome on 9-year NFL defensive back, AFC South veteran, and co-host of the Man To Man Podcast Darius Butler onto the show to discuss Urban Meyer's arrival, the Colts quarterback situation, and so much more. Plus, just how bad with the Houston Texans be this year? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    College Football Update with Brett McMurphy | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2021 45:27

    One of the most decorated reporters in college football has come to the Action Network! And no surprise, Brett McMurphy has hit the ground running. He joins Chad Millman and Simon Hunter to talk about his recent reporting on the University of Nebraska, the culture of credit on the college football beat, and his preseason bowl predictions. He also answers a number of earnest questions from fanboy Simon, who wonders how Brett leverages his information to break news vs. gaining a betting edge, and just how many phones he has. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    NFC South Division Betting Preview | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2021 44:32

    Every season, Chad Millman hates on the NFC South. He criticizes the lack of narrative. The lack of national appeal. He even complains about the forgettable helmets and logos of the NFC South teams. Even producing the Super Bowl winner cannot change his mind. So today is the perfect day for the content leader of the Action Network to be joined by his best friend and Action Network colleague Simon Hunter, so that our beloved professional sports betting companion can talk some sense into him. Together they break down where the value lies in this division, including a lot of love for Matt Ryan. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    AFC East Division Betting Preview | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2021 44:34

    Despite Chad Millman's best attempts at making this an entirely Chicago Bears podcast moving forward, he and his co-host, professional bettor Simon Hunter, dive deep into the AFC East for a rollicking discussion on futures values, fading public perception on Buffalo, and intellectual honesty. The Action Network duo also discuss the value that remains in New England, and the looming Cam Newton injury that could spoil everything. Plus, plenty of Justin Fields hype to get your gambling day going. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    NFC East Division Betting Preview with Chris Raybon | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2021 25:38

    Joining Chad Millman and Simon Hunter of The Action Network this week is their colleague Chris Raybon, one of the brightest mind in NFL betting and fantasy working today. Together they preview the gritty NFC East, which should prove a slog this season, as is tradition. They give out their favorite picks from a win total and futures perspective, and Simon gives his spiel on why bettors should always fade the Dallas Cowboys every season. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    College Football Betting Preview with Collin Wilson | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2021 27:13

    Fresh from a root canal, the heroic Simon Hunter joins Chad Millman of the Action Network to welcome on their colleague, college football gambling expert Collin Wilson. Together they discuss Collin's favorite college football preseason best bets, including looks at the Utah Utes and Oklahoma Sooners. They discuss what teams he's high and low on, plus what teams have a real shot at the College Football Playoff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    AFC North + NFC North Division Previews | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast, part of The Action Network

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2021 46:14

    The NFL season is quickly approaching, and Chad Millman and professional gambler Simon Hunter of the Action Network are ready to break down every division in the NFL from a preseason betting perspective. First up are the AFC and NFC North, as they discuss what teams they're buying before Week One, what teams may have value all season long and just how bad Dan Campbell's Lions are going to be. This Action Network duo will return every week leading up the NFL regular season to cover every Division from top to bottom, in order to you, the American Sports Gambler, even better! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    NFL Betting News Update | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2021 48:18

    Fans are rejoicing as our show transitions to an all-football, all-the-time format, starting now and running through the end of the NFL season. Soon Chad Millman and Simon Hunter of the Action Network will be going division-by-division to discuss everything gamblers need to know. But first, they welcome on Action Network expert Samantha Previte, who updates the guys on all the major storylines coming out of training camps this week. How will injuries, suspensions and generally icky situations impact bettors (and fantasy players) leading up to Week 1? Who should we avoid backing? What quarterbacks are winning their QB battles? And why is Chad trying to ruin Tik Tok for everyone? All this and so much more from The Action Network's best. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Thursday Thunderdome w/Stuckey + Collin Wilson | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2021 36:24

    For our Thunderdome Grand Finale, Chad Millman welcomes back past champion Collin Wilson, along with trivia kingpin Stuckey, his longtime podcast co-host. Together they will battle against pro gambler Simon Hunter in the final 2021 edition of our weekly battle of wagers and wits, before The Favorites turns into a twice-a-week football content factory all season long. Stuckey and Collin move next week to the Action Network's all-new college sports betting podcast "Big Bets On Campus," which will debut in time for their beloved conference preview episodes all month long. But this week, there can only be one winner. Can Stuckey the trivia master claim victory? Will Simon earn a surprise win? Listen in and find out! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    MLB Betting Update | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2021 45:12

    Batter up, gamblers! There may be plenty of Hot QB Talk in the NFL these days, but after Chad Millman and Simon Hunter catch up on the latest football happenings, they welcome on Action Network baseball experts BJ Cunningham and Collin Whitchurch to discuss the 2021 MLB season this far, and what bets they are eyeing as the postseason picture starts coming into view in the weeks ahead. The trade deadline is a great time to speculate from a betting perspective, so what teams should we be buying right now? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Thursday Thunderdome w/Chris Mannix | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2021 26:10

    This week guest host Kristen Lachtman, Action's HR boss, is joined inside the Thunderdome by the extremely non-HR-friendly Simon Hunter, along with Action NBA writer Matt Moore and Sports Illustrated's Chris Mannix, host of the Volume Podcast Network show Boxing: With Chris Mannix. Together they tackle Olympic basketball, Space Jam, and so much more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    The State of American Sports Betting | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2021 48:18

    Every state in the Union would like a little more cash. Solving budgetary shortcomings has been a longstanding issue coast-to-coast. Legalized sports betting offered states the promise of increased cash flow into their coffers. So three years after the PASPA repeal, where do we stand? Chad Millman and Simon Hunter are joined by the Action Network's lead legislative reporter Ryan Butler, who takes us through where every state stands in the legalization process. Where is betting legal? What new states are coming on-board in the near future? And which states are going to offer full-on mobile wagering by this upcoming NFL season? All this and so much more on a very special episode of The Favorites. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Thursday Thunderdome w/Maria Konnikova | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2021 40:41


    Sest-selling author, Ph.D and poker champion Maria Konnikova enters the Thunderdome this week to compete against Action Network contestants as host Chad Millman mocks and upbraids all of them without mercy. Today they answer questions covering the Ivy League, athletes who love poker, Paul Revere and so much more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


    NFC Win Total Best Bets | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2021 50:39

    We head this week to the NFC as Chad Millman welcomes professional gambler Simon Hunter and Action Network analyst Raheem Palmer on to talk all things NFL Win Totals across the NFC. Are the Bears undervalued? Does Matthew Stafford matter? And is Washington the most underrated team in the NFL right now? All this and more and Training Camp season approaches for the NFL. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Thursday Thunderdome w/GiraffeNeckMarc | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 8, 2021 36:02

    Marc Luino, better known by his social media handle GiraffeNeckMarc, joins Chad Millman inside the Thursday Thunderdome as he competes with Simon Hunter and Action Network Mr. Everything Danny Donahue in our epic battle of wagers and wits. The baseball fanatic and YouTube king will face stiff competition and Chad tosses out questions about contracts, Canada and so much more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    AFC Win Total Best Bets | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2021 38:42

    With the NFL training camps approaching in the weeks ahead, host Chad Millman welcomes pro gambler Simon Hunter and Action Network handicapper Raheem Palmer on to discuss their favorite win totals for the AFC. But first, the trio touches on the NBA Finals, which tips off tonight between the Bucks and Suns, and Simon gives a sneak peak into the hiring process of a Vegas runner. Want to work for a professional gambler? Better get your mother on the phone. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Thursday Thunderdome w/Morten Andersen | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 2, 2021 39:08

    Pro Football Hall of Fame kicker Morten Andersen enters the Thunderdome this week, as host Chad Millman pits him against his Great Dane Nation podcast producer Tom Carroll, a.k.a. TommyFreezePops, and Favorites' co-host Simon Hunter. The Copenhagen native and the 2nd-leading scorer in NFL history, Andersen has his work cut out for him in our battle of wagers and wits, tackling questions about the future of the NFL, Denmark, 1982 and so much more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Betting NBA Conference Finals w/Justin Phan and Matt Moore | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2021 33:12

    The NBA is barreling to a thrilling conclusion, as four franchises with just one title between them battle it out on a quest for glory. Also on a quest for glory is co-host Simon Hunter, whose beloved England wages metaphorical war versus Germany in EURO 2020 while this show recorded, much to the delight of host Chad Millman. After Simon gets himself under control, Action Network NBA betting experts Justin Phan and Matt Moore join the show to break down where the gambling value lies with the Bucks, Clippers and Suns, and discuss what the sharpest angles are to play in this thrilling end to a unique season. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Thursday Thunderdome w/Moneyline Monaco | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2021 36:07

    We have our first Thunderdome rematch, as host Chad Millman welcomes back Collin Wilson and Alex Monaco to square off against his co-host and best friend Simon Hunter in our weekly battle of wagers and wits. Together they will tackle great moments in Western New York history, as well as EURO 2020 and the reality TV / pro sports crossovers. It's anybody's game this week! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Ranking NFL QB Situations | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2021 42:46

    With NFL training camps looming, host Chad Millman and pro gambler Simon Hunter invite on Action Network NFL fantasy expert Matthew Freedman to rank every NFL quarterback room. While some may be top-heavy, most are only one injury away from potential disaster. Together they look through a gambling lens to see which teams are sitting pretty, which teams are in need of an upgrade, and which teams may be sitting on a time bomb. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Thursday Thunderdome with ESPN's Jordan Schultz | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast, part of The Action Network

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2021 27:36

    NBA analyst and co-host of the Pull Up Podcast with CJ McCollum, our guest Jordan Schultz enters the Thursday Thunderdome to square off against Simon Hunter and beloved and very hoarse editor Michael Leboff this week. Host Chad Millman will cover manager ejections, famous autographs and all things 2005 in our epic test of wagers and wits. Leboff may still be basking in the glow of another Islanders victory, but he'll need to get his head in the game to avoid embarrassment this week. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    NBA Playoff Gambling Update with Chris Mannix | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast, part of The Action Network

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2021 39:03

    Sports Illustrated Senior Writer Chris Mannix joins Chad Millman and Simon Hunter this week to discuss all things betting in the NBA Playoffs, as the reeling Bucks have given way to the surging Nets in the minds of books and gamblers everywhere. Later on, Long Island's own Michael Leboff re-joins for his weekly update on the Islanders, and host Chad continues to refuse a trip to the Nassau Coliseum for an experience Leboff promises will be as "violent" as it is memorable. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Thursday Thunderdome with 76ers CEO Scott O'Neil | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2021 38:00

    One of the most admired executives in professional sports enters the Thunderdome this week as Scott O'Neil, CEO of Harris Blitzer Sports and Entertainment, tests his skills against pro gambler Simon Hunter and Action Network NBA writer Matt Moore. Host Chad Millman leads our weekly test of wagers and wits, and together they discuss deviled eggs, Moses Malone, pooping your pants, and so much more. O'Neil, who serves as CEO of both the Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Devils, is also author of the new book "Be Where Your Feet Are: Seven Principles to Keep You Present, Grounded and Thriving," available now. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    NFL Season Win Totals, Aliens and the Islanders | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2021 57:44

    Action Network Director of Predictive Analytics Sean Koerner joins Chad Millman and Simon Hunter to discuss NFL win totals they are targeting for the upcoming 2021 season. Later, the guys dive into a quick discussion on alien lifeforms, before welcoming on editor Michael Leboff for a quick update on the NHL's lovable underdog New York Islanders. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Thursday Thunderdome w/Buster Scher | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2021 36:32


    Entering the Thunderdome this week is Hoops Nation founder Buster Scher, as he battles Action Network gambling experts Raheem Palmer and Simon Hunter, as longtime host Chad Millman cackles with delight. Together they'll answer questions about Larry Bird, Tim Tebow, the 1996 NBA Draft and so much more. Enthusiasts of sports betting, trivia and good times can all rejoice: it's Thursday! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


    NBA and NHL Playoffs Betting Update | The Action Network Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2021 52:43

    Summer is nearly upon us, and that means the NBA and NHL Playoffs are in full swing. Host Chad Millman and his professional gambler companion open the show discussing how easy it is to hold $100,000 in your hands, along with the wisdom of owning "a burner car." But as we move on to actionable, best-in-class content, Brandon Anderson and Michael Walton of the Action Network join to break down the latest in the NBA Playoff gambling markets, including evasive answers regarding whether or not "the Bucks are back." And finally, Action Network NHL editor and in-house raconteur, the effervescent Michael Leboff, joins to discuss the NHL Playoffs and his beloved New York Islanders, infuriating Chad several times in the process. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Thursday Thunderdome w/Jenkins and Jonez | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2021 38:50

    Three of the most popular figures in the NBA podcast world join the show, as LaJethro Jenkins, DragonflyJonez and Mike Guardabascio of the Jenkins and Jonez Podcast enter the Thursday Thunderdome. Host Chad Millman pits this hilarious threesome against his BFF Simon Hunter in our beloved battle of wagers and wits. Comes for the laughs, but stay for the blatant attacks on Mike's father! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    NBA Playoffs Betting Preview | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2021 46:44

    The Play-In Tournament is looming and to break down all the NBA postseason action our hosts Chad Millman and Simon Hunter welcome two special guests onto the show. Malik Smith is a beloved Action Network NBA editor and one of the coolest customers in sports betting media. Matt Moore is a veteran NBA journalist and one of the most well-connected writers covering the league today. Together the foursome preview all the action, including a Lakers vs. Warriors matchup that has the NBA buzzing, the chances of a star willing his team to a championship, and so much more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Thursday Thunderdome w/Dave Fleming | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2021 37:19

    To celebrate everything from famous fights to failed drug tests, host Chad Millman welcomes pro bettor Simon Hunter into the Thunderdome, where he is joined by Action Network NBA expert Michael Walton and ESPN Senior Writer Dave Fleming. Together they engage is our epic battle of wagers and wits to cover hand modeling, funnel cakes, and urine-soaked hay. So let's have some fun! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    NBA and NHL Playoffs Sneak Preview | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2021 51:59

    With so much going on in the world of sports betting, host Chad Millman takes a moment to ladle from his deep trough of empathy, asking co-host Simon Hunter about his recent breakup and the journey of self-discovery that's followed. The self-described "weird dude" and professional gambler has picked up the pieces of his life and moved on, and we here at The Favorites are here for him. Following that heavy-hearted voyage, the guys welcome NBA experts Matt Moore and Raheem Palmer on the program to talk all things betting in the NBA as the playoffs loom. Are the Knicks a team to sell? Will the Lakers flounder? Has Westbrook tarnished the triple-double? And finally, the crew welcomes "the straw that stirs the drink" at the Action Network: editor and hockey fanatic Michael Leboff. They preview all the action on the ice for a league that STILL hasn't nailed down exactly when its own playoff season will begin. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Thursday Thunderdome with Tiki Barber | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2021 44:48


    Legendary running back Tiki Barber enters our Thursday Thunderdome this week, joining host Chad Millman and contestants Simon Hunter and Amanda Rose in our epic battle of wagers and wits. Our contestants provide terrific responses to our open-ended prompts, and Tiki shares some incredible stories about Deion Sanders, Michael Jordan, and many more! It's a wild ride, so fasten your seat belts and enjoy! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


    NFL Draft Betting Recap | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast, part of The Action Network

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2021 39:36

    Now that the dust has settled in Cleveland, Chad Millman and Simon Hunter are joined by Matthew Freedman to discuss the gambling impact of the NFL Draft. Freedman made almost 300 individual bets on the Draft and finished very strong, and Simon rode some inside information to a payday of his own. And to kick things off, Chad discusses the recent – and very exciting – sale of The Action Network to Better Collective, and how it will influence the company moving forward. Plus, we talk Justin Fields, Aaron Rodgers, and so much more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Thursday Thunderdome w/Jason Benetti | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2021 36:14

    The television voice of the Chicago White Sox enters the Thunderdome as Jason Benetti joins Chad Millman, professional gambler Simon Hunter and Action Network data maven Samantha Previte in our weekly battle of wagers and wits. Today they tackle turtle races, motivational tactics, the least entertaining moments in sports, and so much more. Sports gambling enthusiasts, sports fans, and White Sox faithful rejoice: we've got an epic show in store! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    The Gambler's Guide to the NFL Draft | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2021 50:48

    With the 2021 NFL Draft rapidly approaching Chad and Simon welcome back Action Network NFL Draft betting expert Matthew Freedman and former Buffalo Bills Director of Player Personnel Jim Monos to discuss all things betting in the draft world. Jim provides some insider betting knowledge (What makes a prospect "clean?"), and the foursome discusses their first round predictions, bets that still have value, how to handicap this year's quarterback class, and so much more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Thursday Thunderdome w/Michael Lasker | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 22, 2021 48:07

    To celebrate Oscars week, Chad Millman welcomes a true Hollywood insider into the Thursday Thunderdome. Michael Lasker is a top talent manager at Mosaic in Los Angeles and was recently named one of the 40 most powerful people in comedy by The Hollywood Reporter. Together with Action Network editor Katie Richcreek, they will take on Chad's co-host Simon Hunter in our weekly battle of wagers and wits, themed around the Academy Awards. It's a wild ride this week, so strap in because nothing's gonna stop us now! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    The Oscars Gambling Guide | The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2021 50:33

    And the winner is.... gamblers! Now that the Academy Awards are an exciting new betting market at American sportsbooks, bettors are diving into the action nationwide. Here to help us handicap the proceedings is Oscars betting expert Chris Raybon, who joins Chad Millman and pro gambler Simon Hunter to break down this unique Hollywood horserace. Where should you be investing this weekend? And what longshots are fool's gold? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

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