Behind The Bets



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


  • NFL Divisional Round Preview

    09/01/2019 Duration: 01h02min

    Doug Kezirian recaps a thrilling Wild Card weekend, and oddsmaker John Murray explains why the favorites might provide the value for the Divisional Weekend 30:00). Plus, John explains how Clemson would not be favored in a rematch with Alabama (57:00).

  • National Championship Preview

    04/01/2019 Duration: 41min

    Stanford Steve and the Bear discuss the National Title game including their money line picks, individual player prop-bets and much more.

  • NFL Wild Card Preview

    02/01/2019 Duration: 01h23min

    Doug Kezirian chats with oddsmaker John Murray on why the Alabama/Clemson point spread is lower than the original line for this match-up (24:00). They also recap a wild bowling season (3:32). Plus, the playoffs are here and we have three home favorites of less than a field goal (43:25).

  • UFC 232 Value Plays

    28/12/2018 Duration: 16min

    Doug Kezirian is joined by ESPN UFC Insider Brett Okamoto to break down the UFC 232 card and brainstorm value plays.

  • NFL Week 17 Preview

    27/12/2018 Duration: 41min

    Doug Kezirian breaks down the Week 17 card with John Murray of the Westgate SuperBook. They brainstorm the various playoff scenarios and how they uniquely impact the point spread (22:07).

  • Bowl Picks: Dec. 28 - Jan. 1

    27/12/2018 Duration: 01h13min

    Doug Kezirian is joined by Phil Steele to discuss picks for the main stretch of bowl games (2:34). Plus, John Murray of the Westgate SuperBook shares the action of the wise guys (42:30).

  • Bowl Bonanza Part 3

    26/12/2018 Duration: 48min

    Stanford Steve and the Bear get into the third installment of the Bowl Bonanza with picks for all the games including the CFP Semi-Finals.

  • NFL Week 16 Preview

    20/12/2018 Duration: 58min

    Doug Kezirian visits with John Murray of the Westgate SuperBook to discuss how oddsmakers handle games with playoff implications and those with quarterback injuries.

  • Bowl Bonanza Week 2

    19/12/2018 Duration: 46min

    Stanford Steve and the Bear go through the second week Bowl games offering picks and sound advice through the Christmas holiday.

  • Bowl Picks: Dec. 19-27

    19/12/2018 Duration: 48min

    Doug Kezirian visits with Phil Steele for picks and analysis. Also, John Murray shares sharp action for bowl games through the Christmas holiday (30:00).

  • Bowl Bonanza: Week 1

    12/12/2018 Duration: 58min

    Stanford Steve and the Bear discuss the first week of Bowl Season offering some picks and sound advice. Plus, answer some of your Twitter questions. (54:00)

  • NFL Week 15 Preview

    12/12/2018 Duration: 01h28min

    Doug visits with oddsmaker John Murray to preview an intriguing NFL card, discussing line moves and sharp plays. Plus, Phil Steele offers picks for the first day of bowl games (1:06:41).

  • NFL Week 14 Preview

    05/12/2018 Duration: 01h15min

    Doug Kezirian chats with John Murray of the SuperBook to recap CFB championship weekend, Heisman betting and NFL Week 14. How is the sportsbook positioning itself with certain NFL bets this weekend (26:16)?

  • Week 14 Preview

    29/11/2018 Duration: 33min

    Stanford Steve and the Bear get you ready for Championship weekend with picks and a super condo-steamer. Plus, discuss the CFP rankings and make predictions.

  • CFB Week 14 Preview

    28/11/2018 Duration: 01h03min

    Doug is joined by handicapper Phil Steele & oddsmaker John Murray to discuss conference championship games (23:45). Plus, Mike Clay offers 3 NFL props (46:21).

  • NFL Week 13 Preview

    27/11/2018 Duration: 01h34min

    Doug Kezirian recaps a successful weekend in the Bonanza with John Murray of the SuperBook, as they also preview Week 13 spreads. Plus, former podcast host Andrew Feldman reflects on a pivotal moment for the poker world: Chris Moneymaker's Main Event win at the 2003 World Series of Poker (1:16:50).

  • Week 13 Preview

    21/11/2018 Duration: 01h31min

    Stanford Steve and the Bear get you ready for the Thanksgiving Day games and the entire Week 13 slate with picks and parlays. Plus, Brad Edwards joins.

  • CFB Week 13 Preview

    20/11/2018 Duration: 01h07min

    Doug previews the CFB season's final weekend with Phil Steele, who offers 5 plays and analysis of the marquee rivalry games. Plus, the SuperBook's John Murray shares the perspective from behind the counter (36:42). They also discuss Tiger/Phil and Chuck/Tito.

  • NFL Week 12 Preview

    20/11/2018 Duration: 01h12min

    The SuperBook's John Murray joins Doug to recap a wild and historic MNF game. They also preview the NFL triple-header on Thanksgiving and the rest of the Week 12 card.

  • NFL Week 11 Preview

    15/11/2018 Duration: 01h19min

    Doug Kezirian previews a high-profile and historic MNF game with John Murray of the SuperBook in Las Vegas. They also anticipate line movements on a few games. Plus, Mike Clay breaks down 8 prop bets (1:07:53).

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