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College sports are big betting business in the United States. Between $8-5-10 billion is wagered annually on March Madness, the NCAA basketball tournament. It’s estimated that a combined $95 million was bet last season on pro and college football. That’s big money. And if you want to get a piece of that action, you’ll want to do your homework.
Best College Sports Betting Podcasts For Handicappers 2019
Pure Bracket Wisdom
Host: Ed Feng
Host Feng is considered to be one of the foremost handicappers of college football and basketball. At his website thepowerrank.com, Feng offers his wisdom on both sports. He utilizes analytics and data to arrive at his determinations. His formula is derived from a mathematical equation created by a Stanford PhD.
Feng boast that from 2005-17, he hit on 73.7 percent of his college football plays. From 2002-2018, he correctly went 972-320 on March Madness wagers, collecting 71.2 percent of the time. He also hosts a second podcast, the Football Analytics show, which delves into NCAA football.
College Football Today
Hosts: Joe Lisi and Rich Cirminello
Broadcast on FNTSY Sports Radio weekdays from 10 a.m. To 1 p.m., Lisi and Cirminello are joined by Gabe Morency in a three-hour show that goes deep into the week’s college football schedule.
Whether you want to know about the best moneylines or point spreads of the week’s games, or you’re curious about which prop wagers or total bets look to be winners, this is the show for you.
College Football Country
Host: Josh Parcell
Parcell previously worked as a producer/digital host at ESPNU. He was also a producer at Fox Sports 1 and a writer for the Clay Travis show Outkick The Coverage. His show is billed as the voice of college football fans.
Drawing upon his years of covering the NCAA gridiron, Parcell is able to book frequent guests who span the world of college football. You’ll hear from broadcasters, writers, coaches, even the players themselves.
College Basketball Betting Podcast
Hosts: Andrew Lange, Eric Waz
Carried by BettorIQ.com, professional bettors Lange and Waz break down a handful of college basketball games each week from a betting perspective. Lange has produced a decade-long 58 percent winning rate on over 750 selections in college basketball.
Waz has been a successful professional sports bettor since moving to Las Vegas in 2010. His comprehensive approach to sports wagering includes quantifying the impact of factors that can be difficult to evaluate (scheduling, injuries, coaching, etc.). He’s developed several cutting-edge handicapping tools that are now available at BettorIQ.
The College Experience
Hosts: Colby Dant, Patty C
A show that bills itself as the premier college football and basketball betting podcast, The College Experience is broadcast via the Sports Gambling Podcast network. Host Colby Dant, better known as The Dantabase and co-host Patty C focus on finding the most likely winning tickets on both the college gridiron and the college hardwood.
Dant also works as a stand-up comedian and admits to a boyhood dream of wanting to grow up to play in the NBA. As such, you’ll find their show to be speckled with off-the-wall humor and pathos – Dant is a New York Jets fan. They take listener questions and break down all of the week’s games to find you the best bets.
The College Football Matrix
Host: Dave Bartoo
Billed as the Best new take in college football predictions, odds and rankings, Bartoo first entered the NCAA gridiron betting game as a blogger. He eventually made the move from the written word and expanding into the broadcast realm.
Bartoo’s picks are heavily-based in analytics. He breaks down everything from recruiting classes to coaching changes in order to calculate the impact these elements will play in the outcome of a game. Bartoo provides extensive analysis on game picks and offers big picture takes on the national championship race.
The Solid Verbal
Co-Hosts: Ty Hildenbrandt, Dan Rubenstein
Hildenbrandt and Rubenstein hatched the idea for their long-running college football podcast while both were working at Sports Illustrated. Hildenbrandt was penning a weekly college sports segment labeled Quick Slants. Rubenstein was a visual worker, shooting a video series entitled SI Tour Guy. Putting their fertile minds together, they combined their shared love of college football into The Solid Verbal podcast in August of 2008.
The show quickly blossomed into the highest-rated and most popular independently-run college football podcast on the web. They evolved from being part of the Grantland Network Podcast to status as a syndicated program on Sirius XM satellite radio. The duo also make live appearances around the country, taking their show on the road. They talk college football 365 days a year, because as they put it, they don’t just love college football, they live it.
Stick To Football
Host: Matt Miller
Promoted as your go-to college football and NFL draft podcast. Bleacher Report's Matt Miller hosts the show, ably assisted by co-hosts Connor Rogers and Mello. New episodes drop every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Besides plenty of regular analysis from expert sources to make you feel confident about each week’s picks, you’ll also head from a variety of guests. Among those who’ve visited the Stick To Football studio are Cleveland Browns running back Nick Chubb, Senior Bowl director Jim Nagy and Texas director of recruiting Bryan Carrington.
College Football Betting Advice
Host: Freddy Wills
Wills is a professional handicapper who focuses his research and resources essentially on college football. He considers himself to be a college football guru and that’s clearly where his expertise is put to use. He’s been breaking down games and betting on them for a living for a decade, offering his knowledge and knowhow to the general public since 2008.
Wills believes that bettors should approach the sports wagering in the same manner that investors look at the stock market – although sports betting is clearly a more fun and entertaining version of stock trading. He insists that he’s driven by two factors – long-term profit and integrity. Wills is of the belief that while luck plays a huge role in losing and winning seasons, hard work is what drives success and profit over the long haul.
The Action Network Colleges Podcast
Hosts: Collin Wilson, Stuckey
From the high stakes thrills of the College Football Playoff to the non-stop action of March Madness, the gambling market for college sports grows more significant with each passing year. Perhaps you’re seeking an edge on an FCS vs. FBS spread, or the best picks for those upcoming AP Top 25 matchups. It could you’re in the market for the latest news on recruiting, or the lowdown on NCAA basketball futures.
Whatever aspect of NCAA football and basketball catches your fancy, it’s a certainty that you’re bound to catch The Action Network Colleges Podcast covering it in order to help you prep for your version of a college exam. The show is cohosted by sports handicapping personality Stuckey, known throughout gambling Twitter as @Stuckey2. He’s joined by expert college sports bettor and Action Network contributor Collin Wilson. Together they tackle all things betting in the ACC, SEC, Big Ten and beyond. It doesn’t matter if you’re a fan of Alabama or Alabama A&M, Ohio State or Ohio Wesleyan. If you like placing wagers on college sports, then this is the sports gambling podcast for you.
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