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State Lines, Illinois' #1 Pro Football Gambling Program

State Lines, Illinois' #1 Pro Football Gambling Program

By State Lines
Available every Friday during the NFL season, and every 2 weeks during the NFL offseason. State Lines, Illinois' #1 Pro Football Gambling Program include picks, analysis and discussion about Illinois' newly legalized sports gambling industry.

Join hosts Jason Goch and John Spataro as they discuss betting trends, bad beats and big wins.
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State Lines Week 6: Jason is off, John steps up, and Kevin has a theory about the Chiefs!
Join John Spataro and Kevin Berger as they discuss the outcome of week 6 of the NFL season and they discuss the Bears most recent lose to Aaron Rodgers and the Packers.  They will be looking forward to the Bears next match-up if they travel to Tampa Bay!  The gentlemen also discuss other match-ups around the league, and they give their picks for awards at this point in the season.  All the Action, All the Odds, All the Wins, here on State Lines!
53:50
October 22, 2021
10/15/2021 - Kevin and Jason react to the Bears victory over the Raiders, Jason has a losing week, and Kevin is not mad for once
Join Jason Goch and Kevin Berger as they breakdown the Bears dominating win over Vegas.  It is rivalry week vs the Packers, find out if the boys think the Bears can win you some money!  College football features a big marque match-up Kevin has some thoughts on, and the toliet bowl game of the week that promises to be the worst one so far this season.  All the Action, all the Stakes, all the Wins, here on STATE LINES!
51:23
October 15, 2021
10/08/2021 - Bears win, Lions Lose, and Jason wins again
Join Jason Goch and Kevin Berger as they discuss the Bears win over the Lions, and take a crack at figuring out how Chicago will fare out in the dessert of Vegas!  The gentlemen also tackle some college football, Kevin is not impressed by his favorite team, find out why!  Finally find out what the boys picks are this week in Best Bets, and how much will they wager in Bet It or Drink It!  All the action, all the numbers, all the money, here on STATE LINES!
47:13
October 8, 2021
9/30/2021 - NFL Week 4, Bears look ahead to Bears vs. Lions, Bet it or Drink it, and toliet bowl game of the week!
Join Jason Goch and Kevin Berger as they recap the Bears disaster against the Browns, and find out what they think is going to happen as they take on Detroit this week!  In addition, the Bears have done a huge thing away from the field, find out what the gentlemen think it means for the future of the franchise.  Plenty of bet it or drink it to talk about this week, and find out just how good Jason has been this season!  All the action, all the money, all the info, here on STATE LINES!
46:14
September 30, 2021
9/24/2021 - Bears week 2 recap and preview week 3, Jason goes undefeated, and Kevin is nervous
Join Jason Goch and Kevin Berger as they recap the Bears win over the Browns.  Better listen to Jason as he has won nearly all his best bets so far this year!  Kevin breaks down a big college football match up between Notre Dame and Wisconsin, and stick around for the boys top picks, followed by the toliet bowl game of the week.  How had could it be....... right?  All the action, all the wins, all the odds, here on STATE LINES!
54:48
September 24, 2021
9/17/2021 - NFL Week 1, Bears reaction and preview to week 2 vs the Bengals
SJoin Jason Goch and Kevin Berger as they discuss the Bears opening week lose to the Rams.  Breakdown the performance, and preview their week 2 match-up against Joe Burrow and the Bengals, Jason agrees with Kevin, and Kevin goes on a rant.  All the action, all the numbers, all the odds, here on State Lines!
51:47
September 17, 2021
9/10/2021 - NFL week 1 is finally here, and college football is getting ramped up
Join Jason Goch and Kevin Berger as they preview opening weekend for the NFL!  Talking Bears as they take on the Rams, should you keep your money, or should you spend, listen to what the guys think.  Also we have the last of the win totals for the season, find out who has some favorable odds to win big money this year.  Later, the gentlemen tackle some more college action, and of course, Bet It or Drink It.  All the action, all the money, all the odds, here on STATE LINES!
50:51
September 10, 2021
09/03/2021 - 1 week until the NFL begins, College football is here, and Jason goes 7 and 2 in the preseason
Join Jason Goch and Kevin Berger as they break down the Chicago Bears final preseason game, and what they expect from the team this season.  The boys also have some other win totals to discuss, and later pick some season awards odds, including one from Kevin you might not expect.  Finally, College football is here, and the boys have some money to throw around, and we see if they keep it in the beer fund, or decide to spend it during bet it or drink it.  All the action, all the numbers, all the talk, here on STATE LINES!
50:20
September 3, 2021
8/26/21
Jason and Kevin recap week 2 of the NFL Preseason and take a look ahead to the Bears next game against the Tennessee Titans.
41:43
August 30, 2021
8/19/2021
Jason and Kevin recap the Bears first game vs Miami along with previewing their rematch against Mitch. Later, the gentlemen look at some more team futures, and its time to put more money into the beer fund!  Jason admits he was wrong, and Kevin likes colors.  All the knowledge, all the action, all the excitement, here on State Lines!
43:40
August 19, 2021
7/30/2021 - Training Camp is approaching, the Bears could be good, and Lines are out for Week 1!
Join Jason and Kevin as they preview Week 1!  Odds are out for opening week of the NFL season and the guys have thoughts on where you should put your money!  The Bears odds have been moved with Aaron Rodgers reporting to Green Bay, found out Kevin and Jason's takes on what will happen this season.  Finally Kevin and Jason have found some interesting props around the League, some of which could be big payouts, find out what they are!  All the action, all the odds, all the advice, here on STATE LINES!
39:35
July 30, 2021
7/16/2021 Baseball Bets, Playoff Odds, and The Bears actually might be interesting....
Jason Goch and Kevin Berger are back with some new odds and favorites now that we have hit the halfway point of Baseball Season, find out who they think will be able to make playoff push! Later on, it is NFL time, Jason has some new prop bets, and Kevin has a theory!  All the action, all the facts, all the odds, here on STATE LINES!
37:43
July 16, 2021
7/02/2021 - Baseball Odds have changed, the Bears are still the Bears, and NFL Week one Odds are out
Join Jason Goch and Kevin Berger as they bring you a new episode of State Lines!  Baseball is nearing the halfway point, and odds have shifted and changed, quite a bit, they will bring you their thoughts and predictions.  Also, the gentlemen will be talking NFL, the odds for week one are out and ready to go!  All the action, all the information, and all the discussion, here on STATE LINES!
33:16
July 2, 2021
6/18/2021 - Bears, Breaking Balls, and Bets
Jason and Kevin take a closer look at the divisions of the MLB and how the lines have changed.  The White Sox are even further out in front, find out whether to spend or save your money.  And Later, the Bears could potentially be on the move, find out what that means for gambling in Illinois.  All the Action, all the Lines, all the Odds, here on STATE LINES
35:44
June 18, 2021
6/04/2021 - Baseball Odds have changed, Football season is closer, and Illinois has a new potential Law
Join Jason Goch and Kevin Berger as they discuss the latest NFL odds for Rookie QBs.  Illinois has a new law in the works that could change the way betting is done in Illinois, the gentlemen discuss the implications.  And later, some odds in the MLB and the NBA has shifted, find out where Kevin and Jason are putting their money down.  All the info, all the lines, all the payoffs, here on STATE LINES!
35:04
June 4, 2021
5/21/2021 - NFL Preseason Bets, Tim Tebow Props, and Baseball winners and losers
Join Jason Goch and Kevin Berger as they discuss some new lines out on the NFL including Division winners, who Vegas thinks is most likely to go 0-17, and also Tebow Time is back in the state of Florida!  Later Jason and Kevin pick their winners for the AL and NL Central, and put some money on the representatives from each league in the World Series, and finally Jason comes to the defense of Tony La Russa, and Kevin says no!  All the action, all the breakdowns, all the money, here on STATE LINES! 
37:37
May 21, 2021
5/07/2021 State Lines Post Draft Special
Join Host Jason Goch and Kevin Berger as they break down the Bears Draft class, what to expect from Justin Fields, and what that means for your money!  Odds on the NFC North, Super Bowl, Rookie of the Year, and some fun prop bets to follow!  All the knowledge, all the odds, all the numbers, here on Illinois Number 1 Pro Football Gambling Program, STATE LINES!
31:49
May 7, 2021
4/23/2021 Bears, Bulls, Basketball Galactica
John Spataro and Jason Goch talk about the NBA and their new playoff format, and who should you be putting your money on come playoff time?  Later Jason some prop bets for the NFL Draft, and the gents try to figure out who the Bears will draft this year.  All the numbers, all the lines, all the money, HERE ON STATE LINES!
42:06
April 23, 2021
4/08/2021 - National Championship Breakdown, Preview next season, and the Master's!
Join Jason Goch and John Spataro as they react to Baylor's domination of Gonzaga.  Why did it end up the way it did?  Preview the odds for next college basketball season, and how Illinois is looking for next season, and later, John has his picks on the greatest event in sports, The Master's!  All the numbers, all the odds, and all the plays, here on STATE LINES!
44:02
April 9, 2021
3/25/2021 NCAA Opening Weekend, The Bears do a thing, and Previewing the Masters
Join John Spataro and Producer Kevin Berger as they discuss opening weekend of the Men's NCAA Tournament.  Reaction to shocking upsets, along with discussing who you should put your money on for the remainder of the tournament.  The Bears made a big move, find out how it has affected their odds for the coming season, and we dive into a preview for the biggest event in sports, The Master.  All that and more on the Best gambling program in Illinois, STATE LINES!
50:47
March 25, 2021
3/12/2021 National Football League Offseason, Russell Wilson Trade Talks, and Its almost time to start Dancing....
Join Jason Goch and John Spataro as they discuss the latest offseason news in the NFL and more trade rumors surrounding Russell Wilson.  Also the gentleman are getting dressed for the big dance, as they talk college hoops with tournament weekend fast approaching!  All the odds, facts, and figures here on STATE LINES
47:47
March 12, 2021
2/26/2021 NFL: The No offseason league/ March Madness Preview
BEWARE THE IDES OF MARCH!  Jason and John discuss the latest college basketball and have an early preview of march madness.  In addition, they discuss some of the movement in the NFL, and a certain star player may be on the move.  All that and more on the best sports gambling podcast in Illinois, State Lines.  
50:10
February 26, 2021
2/12/2021 - Super Bowl 55 Fallout & Way too early predictions for Super Bowl 56
Hosts Jason Goch and John Spataro react to Super Bowl 55.  What happened to Patrick Mahomes? When will the changing of the guard be? And Jason believes the Chiefs are not who we thought they were!  Is Tom Brady the greatest of all time, and how long will he play for?  Plus they gentleman have predictions for next years super bowl a full year in advance!  Catch all of that and more on this action packed episode of State Lines!
39:00
February 12, 2021
Super Bowl 55
Jason (22-27-2) and John (22-29-0) are back for season 2 of State Lines, Illinois' #1 Pro Football Gambling Program! A supersized episode in honor of Super Bowl 55. John and Jason pick the game as well as dozens of props ahead of the big game.
48:01
February 4, 2021
Playoffs Round 4
Jason (22-27-2) and John (22-29-0) are back for season 2 of State Lines, Illinois' #1 Pro Football Gambling Program! With SuperBowl LV just one week away, John and Jason discuss the conference championship games as well as the top headlines around the NFL.
49:00
January 29, 2021
Playoffs Round 3
Jason (21-26-2) and John (22-27-0) are back for season 2 of State Lines, Illinois' #1 Pro Football Gambling Program! Four teams remain in the playoffs as Conference Championship Sunday is just a few days away. 
48:03
January 22, 2021
Playoffs Round 2
Jason (18-25-2 YTD) and John (21-24-0 YTD) are back for season 2 of State Lines, Illinois' #1 Pro Football Gambling Program! The Chicago Bears season is over but not much has changed at Halas Hall. Jason and John pick every game in the Divisional Round.
48:00
January 15, 2021
Playoffs Round 1
Jason (14-23-2 YTD) and John (18-21-0 YTD) are back for season 2 of State Lines, Illinois' #1 Pro Football Gambling Program! The Bears find themselves in their 2nd playoff game in 3 years thanks to the expanded postseason and the boys pick every game of the weekend.
49:01
January 7, 2021
Week 17
Jason (13-21-2 YTD) and John (17-19-0 YTD) are back for season 2 of State Lines, Illinois' #1 Pro Football Gambling Program! With the playoffs in sight the Bears look to punch their ticket to the postseason with a home game against Green Bay.
48:00
December 30, 2020
Week 15
Jason (13-21-2 YTD) and John (17-19-0 YTD) are back for season 2 of State Lines, Illinois' #1 Pro Football Gambling Program! The Chicago Bears are officially in do-or-die mode and so are John and Jason as they try to improve their records before the playoffs begin next month.
48:02
December 18, 2020
Week 14
Jason (12-19-2 YTD) and John (16-17-0 YTD) are back for season 2 of State Lines, Illinois' #1 Pro Football Gambling Program! The Bears lose again and the playoffs seem to be drifting out of reach for the team from Chicago.
48:02
December 11, 2020
Week 13
Jason (11-17-2 YTD) and John (14-16-0 YTD) are back for season 2 of State Lines, Illinois' #1 Pro Football Gambling Program! After taking a week off for Thanksgiving Jason and John are back to finish the stretch run of the NFL season.
46:03
December 4, 2020
Week 11
Jason (11-17-2 YTD) and John (14-16-0 YTD) are back for season 2 of State Lines, Illinois' #1 Pro Football Gambling Program! The Bears head into their bye week after 4 consecutive losses and no signs of a turnaround for Matt Nagy's offense.
48:01
November 20, 2020
Week 10
Jason (11-15-1 YTD) and John (11-16-0 YTD) are back for season 2 of State Lines, Illinois' #1 Pro Football Gambling Program. The Bears have now lost 3 straight games and their season hangs in the balance against the Minnesota Vikings.
48:01
November 13, 2020
Week 9
Jason (9-14-1 YTD) and John (11-13-0 YTD) are back for season 2 of State Lines, Illinois' #1 Pro Football Gambling Program. The NFL regular season nears the halfway point as the Bears struggle in back to back weeks. 
45:26
November 6, 2020
Week 8
Jason (8-12-1 YTD) and John (9-12-0 YTD) are back for season 2 of State Lines, Illinois' #1 Pro Football Gambling Program. No one ever said it would be easy! Jason and John are desperate for winners as they combine for another 0-6 week on their best bets. They also recap the Bears/Rams game and look ahead to week 8 action on Sunday.
47:01
October 30, 2020
Week 7
Jason (8-9-1 YTD) and John (9-9-0 YTD) are back for season 2 of State Lines, Illinois' #1 Pro Football Gambling Program. The struggles continue for both Jason and John as they fight through some bad beats and bad football in their week 6 picks.
48:02
October 23, 2020
Week 6
Jason (7-7-1 YTD) and John (8-7-0 YTD) are back for season 2 of State Lines, Illinois' #1 Pro Football Gambling Program. After going a combined 1-5 on their best bets, a rough week for both Jason and John is in the books. 
48:02
October 16, 2020
Week 5
Jason (6-5-1 YTD) and John (8-4-0 YTD) are back for season 2 of State Lines, Illinois' #1 Pro Football Gambling Program. Jason and John recap not one but two Chicago Bears games including their big win against Tom Brady and the Buccaneers on Thursday night.
48:20
October 9, 2020
Week 4
Jason (5-3-1 YTD) and John (6-3-0 YTD) are back for season 2 of State Lines, Illinois' #1 Pro Football Gambling Program. Jason is fresh off a perfect week after going 3-0 in his best bets in week #3 and looks to build on his success in Week #4.  
48:06
October 2, 2020
Week 3
Jason and John are back to recap another week of NFL action. John has started a hot streak after going 3-0 in his picks last week, putting him at 5-1 ATS for the year. 
48:01
September 25, 2020
Week 2
Jason (3-1-1 YTD) and John (3-1-1 YTD) are back for season 2 of State Lines, Illinois' #1 Pro Football Gambling Program. The boys recap an unbelievable Bears victory, reveal how they did in week 1 picking across the league and look forward to week 2 with some big games set for the weekend.
48:00
September 18, 2020
Week 1
Jason and John are back for season 2 of State Lines, Illinois' #1 Pro Football Gambling Program. The boys talk about the lead up to one of the most abnormal NFL seasons in history, the newly legalized sports gambling industry in Illinois, and of course, make their picks for week 1 of NFL action.
49:09
September 11, 2020
2019 Playoffs - Divisional Round
Hosted by Jason Goch, John Spataro & Ryan Fisher.
33:37
January 10, 2020
2019 Playoffs - Wild Card Round
Hosted by Jason Goch, John Spataro & Ryan Fisher.
28:18
January 3, 2020
Week 16
Hosted by Jason Goch, John Spataro & Ryan Fisher.
30:29
December 22, 2019
Week 14
Hosted by Jason Goch, John Spataro & Ryan Fisher.
29:33
December 6, 2019
Week 12
Hosted by Jason Goch, John Spataro & Ryan Fisher.
28:54
November 22, 2019
Week 11
Hosted by Jason Goch, John Spataro & Ryan Fisher.
28:46
November 15, 2019
Week 10
Hosted by Jason Goch, John Spataro & Ryan Fisher.
29:48
November 8, 2019
Week 8
Hosted by Jason Goch, John Spataro & Ryan Fisher.
27:30
October 25, 2019
Week 7
Featuring Jason Goch, John Spataro & Ryan Fisher.
28:21
October 18, 2019
Week 6
Featuring Jason Goch, John Spataro & Ryan Fisher.
24:19
October 11, 2019
Week 4
Featuring Jason Goch, John Spataro & Ryan Fisher.
24:58
September 20, 2019
Week 3
Featuring Jason Goch, John Spataro & Ryan Fisher.
24:58
September 13, 2019
Week 2
Featuring Jason Goch, John Spataro and Ryan Fisher.
25:00
September 6, 2019
Week 1
Featuring Jason Goch, John Spataro & Ryan Fisher.
25:01
August 30, 2019
Welcome to State Lines, Illinois' #1 Pro Football Gambling Program!
Episode 1 featuring Jason Goch, John Spataro and Ryan Fisher.
25:01
August 30, 2019