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Week Zero CFB Betting Preview and 2019 Best Bets with John Murray of the Westgate SuperBook | The Action Network Sports Betting Podcast

Week Zero CFB Betting Preview and 2019 Best Bets with John Murray of the Westgate SuperBook | The Action Network Sports Betting Podcast

August 22, 2019

College football season is upon us! Stuckey and Collin Wilson are joined by Westgate SuperBook Executive Director John Murray for an episode that promises to be the most action-packed of the season.

First, the guys review their 2019 season-long best bets conference-by-conference, from East Carolina to San Diego State. Next, we talk to John Murray about the Westgate's liability, the Heisman race, the Week 0 slate, and so much more.

Later, Stuckey previews the FCS games every impatient degenerate will be betting midday on Saturday (Go Villanova!) before moving to the two FBS games on tap: Florida vs. Miami and Arizona at Hawaii.

The guys wrap up with College Football Playoff predictions, but not before offering their previews of America's six independent programs (including Notre Dame and Army) to complete their in-depth preseason breakdowns of all 130 college football teams. 

And as a reminder, our listener hotline is back and should be better than ever this season! Bad beats, miracle covers, drunken personal attacks? We want to hear it on our 24/7 voicemail line all season long: (575) 655-0664 

TIME CODES

2019 Best Bets (3:30)

John Murray Interview (20:30 to 35:30)

2019 Best Bets cont. (35:40)

FCS or No (50:45)

Florida vs Miami Preview (52:50)

Arizona at Hawaii Preview (58:30)

Liberty Preview (1:03:40)

NMSU & UMass Preview (1:06:45)

Army Preview (1:08:10)

BYU Preview (1:10:45)

Notre Dame Preview (1:13:20)

Playoff Predictions (1:16:20)

Fantasy Sleepers with guest Christopher Harris | The Action Network Sports Betting Podcast

Fantasy Sleepers with guest Christopher Harris | The Action Network Sports Betting Podcast

August 22, 2019

Wake up, it's time to talk sleepers!

The band is back together, as Matthew Freedman, Chris Raybon and Sean "The Oddsmaker" Koerner are joined by Christopher Harris of the Harris Football Podcast to break down all the late-round league-winners you'll soon know and love.

TIME CODES

Harris' Process (2:20)

Defining Sleepers (4:20)

Harris' Top Sleepers (6:00)

QBs (7:50)

RBs (17:20)

WRs (27:00)

TEs (39:10)

Action Golf - Tour Championship with Roger Maltbie of NBC Sports  | The Action Network Sports Betting Podcast

Action Golf - Tour Championship with Roger Maltbie of NBC Sports | The Action Network Sports Betting Podcast

August 21, 2019

To wrap up the PGA season, Jason Sobel and Peter Jennings are joined by Roger Maltbie, five-time winner on the PGA Tour and current on-course analyst for NBC Sports. Roger shares some incredible stories from his time on the Tour, including how he found himself reunited with a lost $40,000 tournament check... several decades later.

Later, Jason and Peter present their favorite plays for a small field at the Tour Championship, with Justin Thomas beyond a prohibitive favorite. They give some matchups and fades they're eyeing, and build a DFS lineup that's sure to please.

And on behalf of Jason, Peter and an M.I.A. Sleeze (qualifying as we speak!), thanks for listening to our golf episodes this PGA season. The guys will return after football season with more great analysis and plenty of laughs, so enjoy betting pigskin everybody!

TIME CODES

Maltbie Interview (1:00)

Matchup (22:30)

DFS (25:30)

AFC Win Totals with Warren Sharp | The Action Network Sports Betting Podcast

AFC Win Totals with Warren Sharp | The Action Network Sports Betting Podcast

August 20, 2019

With the NFL regular season quickly approaching, Matthew Freedman and Chris Raybon are joined by football luminary Warren Sharp of SharpFootballAnalysis.com to break down the season-long projections of every team in the AFC. 

One of the best statistical minds in the game, Warren lends his point of view on the Andrew Luck injury situation, the upstart Buffalo Bills, the Houston Texans' schedule and much more. 

We return with our Fantasy Sleepers episode later this week, and an action-packed 3 episode fantasy extravaganza next week. Football is nearly here, so stay tuned!

TIME CODES

Best Preseason Bets (8:30)

AFC East (9:45)

AFC North (18:40)

AFC South (29:45)

AFC West (41:30)

Worst Teams Thru Week 8 (50:45)

 

2019 CFB Preview: The Group of Five | The Action Network Sports Betting Podcast

2019 CFB Preview: The Group of Five | The Action Network Sports Betting Podcast

August 19, 2019

Time to strap in your Fun Belts and get ready for MACtion! One of the most anticipated, most fun and most informative podcast episodes of football season is upon us: the Group of Five Preview.

 
As is tradition, Stuckey and Collin Wilson provide a betting breakdown for every team in every non-Power Five conference, one by one, and they do it all in under 75 minutes. 
 
Will last season's go-to fade UTEP improve in 2019? Can Appalachian State continue their success under a new regime? Why is Collin in love with East Carolina? How far can Central Florida slide in a single season? 
 
The guys answer all these questions and more, before returning later this week for their much-anticipated Week 0 Betting Preview, signaling the glorious return of the college football regular season!
 
TIME CODES
Conference USA (2:45)
American (17:45)
MAC (34:00)
Mountain West (42:50)
Sun Belt (55:10)
 
 
2019 CFB Preview: SEC East with Drew Franklin of KSR | The Action Network Sports Betting Podcast

2019 CFB Preview: SEC East with Drew Franklin of KSR | The Action Network Sports Betting Podcast

August 16, 2019

With our Week 0 Betting Preview only one week away, Stuckey and Collin Wilson complete their Power 5 gambling previews with the SEC East.

The guys kick things off with Kentucky, welcoming Drew Franklin of Kentucky Sports Radio to share his thoughts on the Wildcats. Can they build on last year's magical season? Or will the loss of so much NFL talent take its toll?

Later, our duo dives into a loaded Georgia, a brutal South Carolina schedule, a motivated Missouri team and so much more. They wrap things up with their favorite season-long bets in the SEC, before returning to their labs for our upcoming Group of 5 episode next week.

TIME CODES

Kentucky (1:30)

Drew Franklin interview (3:45)

Georgia (11:00)

Missouri (16:20)

Tennessee (25:00)

Vanderbilt (28:45)

South Carolina (32:30)

Best Bets in the SEC (36:10) 

NFL Fantasy Guide: Talkin’ Busts with Sigmund Bloom of Footballguys.com | The Action Network Sports Betting Podcast

NFL Fantasy Guide: Talkin’ Busts with Sigmund Bloom of Footballguys.com | The Action Network Sports Betting Podcast

August 15, 2019

Not every fantasy draft pick can be a winner. But that doesn't mean you can't strive for perfection. That's why we're dedicating today's episode to the skill position players most likely to underwhelm this NFL season.

To get down to business, host and FantasyLabs Editor-In-Chief Matthew Freedman and Action Network analyst Chris Raybon welcome Footballguys.com co-owner Sigmund Bloom to the show.

Together they dive into running backs, wide receivers and quarterbacks least likely to meet expectations in 2019. And don't worry... there's plenty of Antonio Brown talk.

TIME CODES

QBs (10:30)

RBs (19:20)

Antonio Brown (37:10)

WRs (43:20)

TEs (48:45)

Action Golf - BMW Championship | The Action Network Sports Betting Podcast

Action Golf - BMW Championship | The Action Network Sports Betting Podcast

August 14, 2019

Our host Peter Jennings (aka CSURAM88 in the DFS universe) is joined once again by Jason Sobel and Drew "The Sleeze" Stoltz to break down the BMW Championship this week.

With just one week to go before the Tour Championship, the guys (particularly red-hot Jason) are riding high and ready to make picks and build the best DFS lineup podcast money can buy.

TIME CODES

Best Bets (14:30)

DFS Lineup (25:00)

Fantasy 101: The Experts’ Guide to NFL Fantasy Football | The Action Network Sports Betting Podcast

Fantasy 101: The Experts’ Guide to NFL Fantasy Football | The Action Network Sports Betting Podcast

August 13, 2019

In this very special episode, three of the world's greatest fantasy football players reveal the surprisingly simple strategies and tactics they've used to become NFL fantasy football masters.

As we did before the 2018 season, host Matthew Freedman welcomes Chris Raybon and Sean "The Oddsmaker" Koerner as they detail their approaches to game scripts, error rate, rankings, mock drafts and more.

For our team of experts, today's goal is simple: deliver the preeminent reference tool needed to turn intermediate NFL fantasy players into league champions... all in about 45 minutes. 

TIME CODES

Position Strategy (2:00)

Draft Preference (9:00)

Ceilings/Floors/Volatility (12:15)

Errors Rate and Sample Size (16:15)

Rankings and ADP (18:15)

Mitigating Downside (22:30)

Injuries (23:45)

Mock Drafts (26:50)

Game Scripts (33:30)

Trades and Waivers (41:30)

2019 CFB Preview: SEC West with The Athletic’s Brody Miller | The Action Network Sports Betting Podcast

2019 CFB Preview: SEC West with The Athletic’s Brody Miller | The Action Network Sports Betting Podcast

August 12, 2019

With Week 0 approaching, our host Stuckey is joined as always by Collin Wilson to break down the daunting SEC West. And to give one of last season's most surprising team the treatment they deserve, the guys also welcome Bayou Bengals expert Brody Miller, who covers LSU for The Athletic. 

We kick things off covering Collin's alma mater Arkansas, where the lowly Razorbacks looks to bounce back from a pathetic seasons in Fayetteville. The guys also discuss the chances Alabama misses the Playoff, Texas A&M's brutal schedule, the Joe Moorhead Effect in Starkvegas, the overstuff egos of the Ole Miss coaching room, and so much more.

And as a reminder, we return later this week with our SEC East preview, featuring another very special guest.

TIME CODES

Arkansas (2:40)

Alabama (7:00)

Auburn (12:10)

Texas AM (17:30)

Ole Miss (22:10)

Miss State (25:30)

LSU (29:00)

Brody Miller Interview (31:40)