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The Catch

The Catch

By FindBet
FindBet.com’s podcast series where we will keep you up-to-date on the latest news in the sports world and provide fantasy advice and betting tips to keep you winning all year round. Hosted by elder millennials who grew up without the ability to Twitter roast Bill Belichick.
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Tony LaRussa and Old Head Baseball
Matt is joined by Tyler and Brett to discuss the latest news in baseball. Just about a month and a half into the season, we’ve already seen six no-hitters thrown, as Corey Kluber tossed one Wednesday night for the Yankees. Tony LaRussa has been in the news defending an opposing team’s pitcher for throwing at one of his own: This ain’t your grandpa’s baseball anymore. Brought to you by FindBet.com
49:01
May 20, 2021
Cleveland Rocked: 2021 NFL Draft Recap
Matt and Brad discuss the fallout from the 2021 NFL Draft. They recap who got better and who dropped the ball, rookie QB landing spots, as well as highlighting rookies that could help push you to a fantasy championship in the 2021 season.
01:05:25
May 07, 2021
NFL Free Agency Players Are Selling Faster Than PS5s
Matt is joined by Tyler, Brett, and Nahum to discuss the current state of affairs in the NFL as the free agency period has begun. With teams reloading and amping up for the 2021 season, there's going to be a lot of contenders shooting for Tampa’s newly acquired crown.  Brought to you by FindBet.com
46:19
March 29, 2021
Can the White Sox Make a Tampa-like World Series Run in 2021? MLB Power Rankings, Part 2
Matt and Tyler get to the top half of the league entering the 2021 season in the MLB. They catch you up on new faces in new places that will try to help contenders knock off the reigning champion Dodgers. The Padres have title aspirations and a budding superstar in Fernando Tatis Jr. and the Rays have gotten worse, but could this be the year we finally get to see the Yankees team we were promised?  Brought to you by FindBet.com
01:20:36
March 05, 2021
Are the Dodgers Still the Team to Beat? Preseason MLB Power Rankings Part 1
Matt and Tyler discuss how all 30 MLB teams stack up heading into the 2021 season. After an impressive World Series championship run, are the Dodgers even better after landing Trevor Bauer in free agency? With so many superstars finding new homes, it’s hard to remember another season with so many title contenders with World Series aspirations. Let’s jump into this week’s episode of The Catch! Brought to you by FindBet.com
54:40
March 03, 2021
(Not) Breaking News: Sports World Remains Hot, Despite Polar Vortex
Even though we said goodbye to football for a while after the Super Bowl last week, the action around the NBA and NHL is heating up. Meanwhile, the MLB season is becoming a little clearer. Brought to you by FindBet.com
59:35
February 16, 2021
Opportunities Like This Are Harder to Come by Than PS5s
Matt and Brett discuss the Super Bowl matchup between Tom Brady’s Buccaneers and Patrick Mahomes’ Chiefs. The reigning world champion Chiefs enter this game a slight favorite (giving three points), but Tom Brady and the word GOAT are synonymous for a reason. Brought to you by FindBet.com
51:33
February 07, 2021
What Trades Have Made MLB Hotter Than GameStop Stock?
Recent trades involving some major players and major contenders have caused our baseball fever to get even worse.  A blockbuster that sends five time All-Star third baseman Nolan Arenado to the St. Louis Cardinals adds another World Series hopeful into the mix. Brought to you by FindBet.com
01:08:45
February 03, 2021
The MLB Is Warming Up for 2021
Brett and Tyler slide head first into previewing the 2021 MLB season by catching you up on all the offseason transactions and take you on a tour of how your team is shaping up this season. The Padres and Yankees have made some important moves to put themselves in better positions to be there in October, while the Dodgers and Rays attempt to make it back to the World Series.  While we wait for the Super Bowl now just two weeks away, we want to remind you that baseball is on deck!  Brought to you by FindBet.com
48:14
January 25, 2021
Super Wild Card Round Turns into Upset City
Matt and Brad cover the Wild Card Round of the NFL Playoffs and the four upsets that we were treated to. Also, they look ahead to the Divisional Round matchups that pit Buffalo against Lamar and the Ravens, Baker and the Browns take on Mahomes and the defending Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs. In the NFC Aaron Rodgers’ Packers square off with the Rams, and Tom Brady and Drew Brees get set to lead the Buccaneers and Saints in a contest featuring the oldest quarterback combo in NFL history. Who’s going to the Super Bowl? After this Sunday we’ll be one step closer to having an answer! Brought to you by FindBet.com
56:43
January 13, 2021
New Blood in the NFL Playoffs: Wild Card Weekend Preview
Matt and Brad go over the NFL playoff bracket and talk about what we expect to see in the upcoming Wild Card games scheduled during the opening round of the postseason. Don’t mind our fan-boying for Buffalo and Cleveland -- it’s been awhile since we’ve been allowed to be excited for anything other than the Draft. Also, how good could James Harden be if he was actually somewhere he was happy?  Brought to you by FindBet.com
52:52
January 07, 2021
Week 17: the NFL’s version of the Red Wedding?
Matt and Brad take a deep dive into the playoff picture that’s shaping up headed into Week 17. After an unusual season, we can forget how we got here and just appreciate the fact that we’re only a few short days away from playoff football! Brought to you by FindBet.com
55:35
December 30, 2020
KD and Kyrie Are Grinches
We discuss the start of the NBA season and try to figure out why Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving are being Grinches so close to Christmas. The NFL only has two weeks left in the regular season and many are still scrambling to reserve their spot in the playoffs. If you’ve reached the fantasy football championship game in your league, we’ll let you know about a few players to target before your big game. Merry Christmas from everyone at FindBet. Brought to you by FindBet.com
01:04:19
December 23, 2020
2020 Fantasy Football MVPs: All Hail King Henry
Matt and Brad are all dressed up because they're handing out their awards for best performers of the 2020 Fantasy Football Regular Season. It's a black tie affair, but our listeners can wear whatever they want.  Tune in to find out who FindBet's top fantasy performers are for 2020. Brought to you by FindBet.com
49:27
December 16, 2020
NBA Preview Podcast for the Year 1 A.B. (After Bubble)
Matt is joined by writer, Dan Tran, as they go over everything you might have missed during the short NBA offseason. Big names such as Chris Paul and Russell Westbrook were traded to new teams while the reigning champion, Los Angeles Lakers, appear to have gotten even better. Join us on this special episode previewing everything you need to know before the NBA kicks off on December 22! Brough to you by FindBet.com
01:10:29
December 11, 2020
Who Can Better Save New York: Three Spider-Mans or Trevor Lawrence?
Matt is joined by new writer, Dan Tran, to discuss how the NFL playoff picture is developing along with some things they're looking forward to seeing over the last four weeks of the season. While the Giants are looking like contenders to win their division, the New York Jets are in trouble and need a hero to save them.  Lucky for them, there is nobody better on the FindBet staff to talk about superheroes than Dan Tran, author of our Booms, Busts, Battlestar Galactica column on FindBet.com.
50:25
December 11, 2020
COVID Is the Defensive Player of the Year
We're heading into Week 13 of the NFL and it's bound to be lucky for some while others are about to get slashed. Matt and Brad give a rundown of the Thanksgiving Day games, talk about who's popping off in fantasy football, and provide you with some late season strategy to get your fantasy team to the promised land.  Brought to you by Findbet.com
39:20
December 02, 2020
We Have Found Bill O’Brien’s Replacement and It’s Gill O’Grien
Matt and Brad are putting together a Christmas list for NFL teams as they discuss what the best present would be from Santa to help them get through a long winter. Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter @FindBet_News and on Instagram @FindBet. Everyone at the FindBet team wants to wish you and your loved ones a Happy Thanksgiving! Brought to you by FindBet.com
01:10:13
November 26, 2020
Go DJ, That’s My DJ
Matt and Brad are amazed by Dustin Johnson’s (DJ) Masters performance as he shot a record 20(!) under par at this past weekend’s major tournament.  It’s MLB awards season, and the winners are in! It’s also NBA Draft and trade rumor SZN, and we’re here for it. Week 11 of the NFL kicks off on Thursday night, as the home stretch of the season starts now. More teams are deemed unworthy of playoff contention and are added to the list of undesirables. Brought to you by FindBet.com
57:20
November 18, 2020
An Ode to Alex Trebek
Matt and Brad go through the latest sports news and pay tribute to the late Alex Trebek, who passed away this past Sunday. Matt quizzes Brad on sports trivia and they discuss some targets for your fantasy football team this week and what DFS plays will help you win in Week 10. Brought to you by FindBet.com
01:05:25
November 11, 2020
Matt Needs an Intervention and the Trade Deadline Letdown
Matt needs a Baker Mayfield intervention, the 49ers need a pop up infirmary on their sideline, Anderson Silva needs to retire, and we discuss what to look forward to during the home stretch of the 2020 NFL season. Brought to you by FindBet.com
50:15
November 06, 2020
Khabib Had 2 Cheeseburgers Without Onion After His UFC Win
FindBet.com and Sports Illustrated contributor Aryanna Prasad joins Matt this week to talk about the Dodgers World Series win and the performances of Randy Arozarena and Clayton Kershaw.  Khabib walks off into the sunset as the undefeated and undisputed UFC Lightweight champion. The NFL has hit the halfway mark and we discuss who's peaking at the right time, and who should start planning for 2021. Brought to you by FindBet.com
01:10:04
October 28, 2020
Baker Is Dead to Me
Matt and Brad talk about the Dodgers and Rays World Series matchup and how they got there. Matt is angry with Baker Mayfield. Teofimo Lopez is the new undisputed lightweight champ. Week 7 of the NFL brings a battle of the undefeated between Pittsburgh and Tennessee. Brought to you by Findbet.com.
01:03:40
October 21, 2020
First Quarter NFL Report and NBA, MLB, and WNBA Postseason Updates
Matt and Brad discuss how the NBA Finals have been shaping up as the Lakers hold a 3-1 lead. The MLB Divisional Round action is under way. The Seattle Storm sweep the Las Vegas Aces for the WNBA Title. The first quarter of the 2020 NFL season is complete, so we give you a break down of each division, along with stand out performers across the league. Brought to you by FindBet.com
01:15:05
October 09, 2020
Week 3 NFL in review: #letRusscook
Matt and Brad go over Week 3 NFL action. Russell Wilson continues to cook. Josh Allen, the new fantasy king? LeBron seeking his fourth title against the Heat.  Brad won the MNF bet against Matt and owns naming rights for his dynasty team for Week 4. He will be known as "Lamar Jackson on the Trade Block." Low blow Brad. Brought to you by FindBet.com
59:17
September 30, 2020
MLB Playoff Special
Matt and Tyler talk about the 2020 MLB Playoff matchups, who our favorites are to move on to the next round, how the shortened season brought us some weird outcomes, and some of the best value bets on World Series futures. They talk fantasy studs and duds from the 60 game regular season, and some players to look out for in 2021. We apologize for some audio issues during the episode. Brought to you by FindBet.com
50:12
September 30, 2020
NFL Futures Bets, Recovering from Fantasy Injuries, and Favorites to Win the NBA and NHL Championships
***Apologies for the late post–we, like most of the NFL, suffered an injury*** Matt and Brad discuss the fallout from the injury-ravaged second week of NFL action, how that will affect fantasy rosters in the coming weeks, futures bets for NFL including our MVP favorites, and their current Vegas odds.  PLUS: FindBet.com writer, Brett, joins us to go over where we're at in the NBA and NHL playoffs and how the playoff picture is shaping up in the MLB. Brought to you by FindBet.com
01:29:15
September 28, 2020
What We Learned from Week 1 NFL Action
We take a look inside: The numbers from week 1 of NFL action and who to target and start in your fantasy lineups for week 2  The NBA conference finals The teams in baseball looking like contenders in the post season Visit FindBet.com for more
01:05:17
September 17, 2020
“2020 Fantasy Football Draft"
Fantasy Football Primer Position by position analysis Sleeper and Bust candidates Rookie outlooks Injury/Contract/COVID-related player situations Strategy (zero RB, round by round, etc) Visit FindBet.com for more
01:20:01
September 04, 2020