Behind The Bets



Ben Fawkes, Doug Kezirian, Chris Fallica, Steve Coughlin and more explore the culture of sports gambling.


  • NBA Betting with Injury News

    16/06/2021 Duration: 47min

    Doug Kezirian discusses the latest injury developments with NBA Insider Brian Windhorst, as they look ahead to the next slate of playoff games and futures.

  • Betting NBA Conference Semis

    09/06/2021 Duration: 39min

    Doug Kezirian breaks down the NBA conference semifinals with VSiN's Jonathan Von Tobel, discussing their top wagers for the next game of each series and potential future plays.

  • NBA Playoffs Heating Up

    01/06/2021 Duration: 53min

    Doug Kezirian shares the details and background of his biggest win of the NFL Draft. Plus, professional bettor Erin Rynning stops by to chat about the NBA playoffs and how they are viewing the current slate of games and futures market (19:06).

  • NFL Point Spreads Are Out

    26/05/2021 Duration: 35min

    Doug Kezirian chats with Las Vegas oddsmaker John Murray about advanced point spreads for every single NFL game this coming season. Plus, they share which teams are trending up and down and also where the MVP betting value exists.

  • Betting the NBA Playoffs

    21/05/2021 Duration: 53min

    Doug Kezirian is joined by ESPN's Tim Bontemps as they break down every playoff series and look to the futures market. Plus, Doug offers his top handful of plays for the first round.

  • UFC 262 Betting Picks

    13/05/2021 Duration: 29min

    Doug Kezirian visits with MMA handicappers Matthew Holt & Lou Finocchiaro ahead of this weekend's UFC 262 card. They provide plays in the main and co-main events, along with the their top picks for the rest of the slate.

  • Lakers in trouble?

    05/05/2021 Duration: 31min

    Doug Kezirian chats with ESPN NBA Insider Brian Windhorst on why he doubts LeBron will recover fully for a playoff run, what’s being said about the Phoenix Suns and why the big favorites will win the regular season awards.

  • Draft Talk with Mel Kiper Jr.

    26/04/2021 Duration: 35min

    Doug Kezirian welcomes ESPN NFL Draft Analyst Mel Kiper Jr. to break down proposition bets ahead of this week's draft.

  • NFL Draft Prop Bets

    23/04/2021 Duration: 44min

    Doug Kezirian breaks down NFL Draft betting with Adam Hill of the Las Vegas Review-Journal and ESPN Radio. They share the best way to attack the draft odds and their top plays. 

  • NBA Regular Season Awards

    15/04/2021 Duration: 44min

    Doug Kezirian chats with ESPN NBA reporter Tim Bontemps on the MVP straw poll he conducted and why there is still a lot of betting value with all the regular season awards.

  • Previewing The Weekend UFC Card

    08/04/2021 Duration: 20min

    Doug Kezirian chats with MMA handicapper Lou Finocchiaro to break down this Saturday's UFC card. They discuss the main and co-main events, while also offering their top plays in the prelims.

  • 2021 Men's Final Four Preview

    01/04/2021 Duration: 20min

    Doug Kezirian is joined by ESPN College Basketball Analyst Dalen Cuff, as they break down the Men's Final Four betting lines and even discuss some prop bets.

  • Sweet Sixteen Preview

    24/03/2021 Duration: 26min

    Doug Kezirian previews the Sweet 16 with college basketball analyst Dalen Cuff, discussing their favorite sides and totals and which teams are they now reevaluating differently after two wins.  

  • 2021 NCAA Tournament Preview

    17/03/2021 Duration: 45min

    Doug Kezirian is joined by ESPN College Basketball Analyst Dalen Cuff to share their favorite first-round wagers, futures and overall view of their brackets. 

  • Champ Week Preview

    10/03/2021 Duration: 37min

    Doug Kezirian breaks down Champ Week with VSiN's Matt Youmans. They have a handful of plays for Wednesday's action and also some value plays (17:00) in the conference tournament futures market.

  • UFC 259 Preview

    03/03/2021 Duration: 37min

    Doug Kezirian breaks down the UFC 259 card with handicappers Matthew Holt and Lou Finocchiaro. They analyze the three title fights and also share their top plays throughout the entire card.

  • Upcoming UFC Fight Night

    25/02/2021 Duration: 26min

    Doug Kezirian visits with MMA handicappers Matthew Holt and Lou Finocchiaro ahead of this weekend's UFC Fight Night, offering their top plays and breaking down the marquee fights.

  • Super Bowl Recap + UFC Fight Night

    10/02/2021 Duration: 43min

    Doug Kezirian recaps the Super Bowl with oddsmaker John Murray, discussing the largest prop payouts and the facts around the streaker story. Plus, MMA handicapper Matthew Holt joins Doug to break down their favorite plays for UFC Fight Night.

  • Betting Super Bowl LV

    04/02/2021 Duration: 59min

    Doug Kezirian visits with ESPN's Bill Barnwell to break down the Super Bowl and discuss their favorite prop bets. Plus, oddsmaker John Murray shares the most notable action from behind the counter and which prop bets have received the sharpest play.

  • Early Super Bowl Bowl Picks & Props

    28/01/2021 Duration: 42min

    Doug Kezirian previews the Super Bowl with ESPN NFL Analyst Mina Kimes, discussing both quarterbacks and how the Chiefs and Bucs approach analytics. Plus, oddsmaker John Murray previews the prop bets and potential line movement.

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