#66: NBA & NHL Conference Finals, who is going to the ship?
An episode of Cash Considerations
By Cash Considerations
Hosts Alan Berg, Motoi Pearson and Dave Sharapan share with you over 25 years of sportsbook knowledge as they do their best to coach you to cashing tickets. Have you ever walked in a sportsbook and ask the guys their for their "inside" opinion. Well here is your chance to get the scoop you always wanted straight from the horses mouth. Dave Sharapan has done it all in the business while Alan Berg is an oddsmaker for one of the largest books in the world. Oddsmaker Motoi Pearson brings the younger sports betting guy takes and keeps the humor rolling.
Talking with @lindetrain
CBB talk, power 5 tourney breakdowns and leans, who can beat Duke in the Dance w Matty and Dave.
AB take on AB goin to Bills, Allen is still the QB, "they should sign Ryan Tannehill", Big Dave says this will not end well for AB84
MLB talk, Matty and Dave breakdown MLB divisions, "Doyers run away with NL west, cards in Central, Dave says forget the Mets while Matt says they are live"
AL is usual suspects, everyone is playing for that other wild card except the BoSox, Yanks, Tribe and Stros.
Around the horn, MLB lineup policy, Giannis for MVP, No Lebron talk (read AB's column), shameless plugs for us and the show on twitter.
Mo and Dave talk March college hoops, picks come for Sat and Sun. 1-20 min
AB and Dave go NBA, picks for Sat and Sun (including "I love the Wizards" and under in the epic rematch of Hawks-Bulls) 21-35min.
AB breaks down UFC 235 for the people, with some sides and totals too. 36-50
NFL, what our AB thinks about that other AB 51-60
NHL, Knights get Stone, all in for another Cup run
MLB, Harper signs a 13 yr deal w Phils, we both wish Boras was our agent, and our takes on what teams need to do this season
Mo and Big Dave and regular guest Jeff Davis, senior bookmaker at Caesars, talk about the Supreme Court ruling regarding sports wagering. The boys also discuss the Golden Knights win in game 2, some Caps-Lightning, and the NBA playoffs after the opening games.
AB, Mo and Big Dave talk the final four in hoops and hockey. Mo has been saying for months, it's Cavs/Warriors again, do the other guys agree? Then, the boys discuss hockey and whether or not the Golden Knights can get to the Stanley Cup FInal. Hang around for the Lomachenko look ahead too.
AB, Mo and Big Dave break down the Golden Knights first round sweep of the LA Kings and look at the other NHL series matchups. Plus, we look ahead to the NBA games for the week, and maybe look at some MLB if we don't get rained out.
AB finally gets some NBA talk. Alan, Mo and Dave look at the NBA Playoff Series Prices for round one, and breakdown the opening weekend of games. The boys may also look at some NHL adjusted prices if they get to it, let alone a take or two on early MLB and the base brawls.
AB, Big Dave and Mo discuss the NCAA National Championship game in depth from a wagering perspective. The boys discuss what to do when you have a future ticket on Michigan 150/1, what it's like to watch the game with that on the line, and what to do. They might even squeeze in a little baseball talk as well.
AB, Mo, Big Dave welcome Caesars senior bookmaker Jeff Davis off a well deserved, three day rest from the Madness. The boys talk Elite Eight for the weekend, along with some NHL and MLB thoughts for a change of pace.
Alan, Motoi and Big Dave go through the 32 first round games of the NCAA Tourney in rapid fire fashion. The boys get to give a side or total in every game. Thirty two games in a 45 minute show. Get your rotation sheet ready and follow along for the rapid fire, let it fly, first round breakdown.
Big Dave and Mo discuss all things NCAA college basketball in Championship week before the field of 68 is named. They will give their opinions of the conference championship games along with who might be in or out of the Big Dance. Plus, a quick take on what the Browns did today.
AB, Mo and Big Dave take a early look at the National League season win totals, some possible World Series and NL Pennant talk. Will anyone beat the Dodgers? Can the Cubs or Nats do it? Are the Brewers for real? All of that and some more.
Big Dave and Mo talk college hoops. The boys break down the big conferences, who is in, who is out, and who has to play their way into the dance. They give their opinions who can win it all, and Mo gives out a few mid majors with big odds to keep your eye on heading to March.
Big Dave and Mo go deep into college basketball. The boys talk about the alphabet soup of the rankings and polls and look ahead at who might end up with top seeds. They give you a couple of sleepers to keep an eye on and others to stay away from the last few weeks. AB is on vacation.
AB, Big Dave and Caesars senior bookmaker Jeff Davis talk about the business after football. Hockey futures, baseball season wins openers, the lack of Olympics action, and maybe a few surprises to close the show
AB, Mo and Big Dave let it all loose in the last show before the Super Bowl. They share and compare notes from the week, and they give their picks on the side and total, along with a few props that should be strong plays for the Cash Consideration listeners. Thank you for listening. Please follow the show, tweet us @CashConsidering, and give us a 5 star rating on Itunes if you enjoy the show.
AB and Big Dave welcome Jeff Davis, Senior Bookmaker at Caesars Palace, to the show. The boys talk about what goes into surviving this week from the business side of the counter, what prop bets seem to be getting the most play, and if there is anything to do to slow the avalanche of Eagle money.
Alan and Big Dave continue the Super Bowl talk with another episode diving into the hype. Tonight, we bring in special guest, Kyle Wilson (@KyleWilson_NFL) to talk specific prop bets and what it's like holding a 50/1 ticket on the Birds to win the Super Bowl
AB, Mo and Big Dave try to make heads or tails of the first wave of Super Bowl props that came out today...the talk is about what goes into the task itself, where the early money is going, and what props stick out so far...the boys break down some college hoops at the end too, just to break up the football talk, and hopefully find a couple winners there
With the NFL Championship weekend behind us it's on the Super Bowl with the New England Patriots (shocking) and Philadelphia Eagles. Big Dave, Mo and AB will have their early thoughts plus a couple props hit the board at Caesars.
Alan, Big Dave and Mo break down the NFL Conference Championships after AB's interview with William Mandis, the Gaming Today Big Dog and Ollie Football Challenge Contest winner. The boys end the show with AB's picks on the UFC 220 main event
Alan and Big Dave hash it out over which birds fly high in Philly, how the Pats remember the Titans, what the Steelers do to Bortles in the snow, and if the Saints or the Vikings win the best game of the today...includes a surprise wagering topic at the end
It is time again to tackle the NFL. DGriff, Dave, & Al give you their top 7 games of the week and give their opinions of the World Series swing. (3:10) World Series. (13:00) NFL Top 7. (47:21) Rapid Round NFL. (55:25) BiG3 by the BiG3.
Great show in store for you guys. Definitely worth the listen! Special guest to talk College Football. You won't want to miss it. (7:00) NBA picks for Wednesday. (12:30) World Series Game 2. (17:30) College Football special guest.
DGriff and Dave start the week off strong with NHL, MLB, CFB, and NFL talk. Special guest stops by the show that you don't want to miss! (5:30) Golden Knights hockey. (9:30) MLB Postseason. (18:54) CFB W7. (27:20) Special Guest. (44:48) NFL Power Rankings
Dave Sharapan and DGriff back as always with College football talk and lines. (25:00) The guys talk up their power rankings, Big Dave may surprise some with his picks. (37:00) Thursday Night Football Patriots v Buccs. (41:15) Baseball Postseason is in full effect.
The guys go at it again talking football for the weekend. Dave and DGriff start off talking college football for saturday. (17:15) Alan joins in to kick off the pro talk. (48:20) The guys end strong as always with their Big 3 by the Big 3 picks.