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Ever wonder what the best way is to casually bet on sports? Extra Points Co-Founder Toby Mergler and a weekly guest are going to compete to find out and have some fun along the way. Is it heart (instinct), head (numbers), heater (streaks), or cred (1 bet only). We'll figure out the best trend together. Or just go with the tried and true approach - fade every pick you hear a talking head give on a podcast. That works too!

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United States

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Omaha Audio

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Ever wonder what the best way is to casually bet on sports? Extra Points Co-Founder Toby Mergler and a weekly guest are going to compete to find out and have some fun along the way. Is it heart (instinct), head (numbers), heater (streaks), or cred (1 bet only). We'll figure out the best trend together. Or just go with the tried and true approach - fade every pick you hear a talking head give on a podcast. That works too!

Language:

English

Contact:

5125686220


Episodes
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A Former Greenskeeper About to Become….the Trendy Champion?

7/12/2024
Toby Mergler is joined by Rick Wolf for the newest episode of Trendy! The show starts with a review of 80s comedies and which ones hold up in current times. Then it’s onto the picks where Rick hops to keep giving out MLB winners while Toby heads back to the pitch in an attempt to make a comeback. Then it’s onto the Second Guess Express where Toby can’t even wait til the end of the show bet Rick’s. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:57

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Get Good, Then Come

7/11/2024
Toby Mergler is joined by Rick Wolf for the newest episode of Trendy! The show starts with the segments flipped where the picks come first and Rick is once again using umpire data to find winners in the MLB. In the middle of the show the guys get wonky and talk life in the fantasy sports industry. The show ends with the Second Guess Express where Rick’s reveals why he failed Toby’s Yankees bet. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:53

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Time for the Wolf to Howl

7/9/2024
Toby Mergler is joined by Rick Wolf for the newest episode of Trendy! The show starts with Toby giving Rick the floor to explain his work often behind the scenes in helping make fantasy sports what they are today. Then it’s onto the picks where Rick is all in on MLB and Toby dives into soccer action. The Second Guess Express also has Toby picking sides in a major European battle on the pitch. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:53

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USA! USA! USA!

6/21/2024
Toby Mergler is joined by Brett Koremenos for the newest episode of Trendy! The show starts with the guys talking summer vacation plans where Toby wonders if the Arizona bound Brett will be able to be around a body of water. Then it’s onto the picks where the USMNT loom large both in the bets and Toby’s heart. The show ends with the Second Guess Express where Toby uses the power of the segment to guarantee a goal for Team USA. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:30:53

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Team USA and the Copa America

6/19/2024
Toby Mergler is joined by Brett Koremenos for the newest episode of Trendy! The show starts with Brett and Toby breaking down the upcoming Copa America tournament and how Team USA will fare. Then it’s onto the picks where Toby goes to the MLB and WNBA while Brett is all Euro’s and PGA picks. For the Second Guess Express Brett guarantees a goal for Spanish striker Alvaro Morata. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:49:46

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It’s the Euro’s, baby!

6/17/2024
Toby Mergler is joined by Brett Koremenos for the newest episode of Trendy! The show starts with the guys breaking down the European championships which should be a lot of fun. Then it’s onto the picks where Toby makes sure the conclusion of the two American bound championships aren’t forgotten while Brett is all-in on Ronaldo. Then it’s onto the Second Guess Express where Brett guarantees that most matches will end 1-1, a super exciting result for those who are fans of ties. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:46:15

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Name Association

6/14/2024
Toby Mergler is joined by Dave Dameshek for the newest episode of Trendy! The show starts with Dave and Toby handing out their picks where Dave backs the favorites as he tries to catch Toby. Then it’s onto the name game, where Toby throws out a few sports names that people can’t help but associate with a certain outcome. For the Second Guess Express, Toby has Dave trying to weigh in on Luka’s ring total. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:10:43

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One Ring Wonders

6/12/2024
Toby Mergler is joined by Dave Dameshek for the newest episode of Trendy! In a twist, Dave and Toby start off the show with picks featuring the NBA, NHL and US Open before diving into the main attraction. After the bets are handed out, Toby serves Dave a birthday dish of the biggest one-ring wonders across all sports where the biggest of them all is a….boxer? Then it’s onto the Second Guess Express where Toby worries Pinehurst is going to be too rough that even Scottie Scheffler can’t birdie it enough. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:15:01

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Dave Dameshek, Uniform Consultant for Hire

6/10/2024
Toby Mergler is joined by Dave Dameshek for the newest episode of Trendy! The show starts with Dave and Toby debating when it’s the most fun to talk about great athletes and what should determine our rooting interest. Then it’s onto the picks where Dave is a firm believer in the Panthers and Toby is back in on Caitlin Clark. Then in the Second Guess Express, Toby’s inclusion of the career of Stephen Strasburg has Dave second guessing a few things. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:58:24

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Toby loves the struggle

6/7/2024
Toby Mergler is joined by Mark Gunnels for the newest episode of Trendy! The show starts with the guys taking a look back at the key takeaways from Game 1 of the NBA Finals. Then it’s onto the picks where Mark goes big on Luka and Toby backs Caitlin Clark. The show ends with the Second Guess Express where no one is guessing Jrue Holiday’s impact on this series. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:50

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Caitlin Clark, Steph Curry and Horizontal Space

6/5/2024
Toby Mergler is joined by Mark Gunnels for the newest episode of Trendy! Mark and Toby discuss Caitlin Clark’s early WNBA career and why her Steph Curry-like use of space explains a lot of her rise. Then it’s onto the picks where the Finals take center stage along with some MLB action as Mark continues to ride the Machado train. Then it’s onto the Second Guess Express where Toby brings the receipts on Luka’s Game 1 ceiling. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:17

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Luka >>> Tatum?

6/3/2024
Toby Mergler is joined by Mark Gunnels for the newest episode of Trendy! The show starts with Mark and Toby reviewing some of the more interesting bets regarding what could be an epic NBA Finals. Then it’s onto the picks where Toby really mixes it up by diving into the world of tennis. Then in the Second Guess express toby hopes his baseball bet doesn’t backfire. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:03

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The soccer Super Bowl is here!

5/31/2024
Toby Mergler is joined by Brett Koremenos for the newest episode of Trendy! The show starts with Brett and Toby reacting to the Mavs-Wolves series and in particular where everyone should be at with Anthony Edwards. Then it’s onto the main event -- the Champions League Final -- where the guys focus on their bets on soccer’s Super Bowl. Toby mixes it up a bit in the Second Guess Express by giving out a Rangers-Panthers bet and hoping it hits for the sake of a certain Extra Point’s producer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:10

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Earn your fandom

5/29/2024
Toby Mergler is joined by Brett Koremenos for the newest episode of Trendy! The show starts with Toby and Brett discussing why long-suffering fan bases are so fun to root for and why expansion franchises that win right away are the worst. Then it’s onto the picks where Brett is all in on the RBC Canadian Open and Toby is back to basketball. The show ends with the Second Guess Express where Brett feels regret over not selecting Rory McIlroy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:05

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More Mavs-Wolves, please

5/28/2024
Toby Mergler is joined by Brett Koremenos for the newest episode of Trendy! The show starts with Brett and Toby discussing whether they should be worried that the current conference finals are going to be a glimpse into the future. Then it’s onto the picks where Mavs-Wolves reigns supreme and both Toby and Brett are banking on a Wolves player to step up in some way. The show ends with the Second Guess Express where Brett hopes he doesn’t regret not getting behind Naz Reid. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:04

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SpaghettiFest: Get Sauced

5/24/2024
Toby Mergler is joined by Eddie Murphy for the newest episode of Trendy! The show starts with Toby letting Eddie loose to create his own lineup for a music festival and spoiler alert: Pearl Jam is the headliner. Then it’s onto the picks where Eddie is trying to jinx his Rangers opponent while Toby keeps things simple with no parleys. Then it’s onto the Second Guess Express -- the most profitable segment on the show. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:11

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The inspiring Andrew Nembhard

5/22/2024
Toby Mergler is joined by Eddie Murphy for the newest episode of Trendy! The show starts with the guys discussing Eddie’s irrational confidence skill in honor of Andrew Nembhard. Then it’s onto the picks where the Rangers ones are about to be judged and the guys throw down some new ones featuring the MLB and NBA. The show ends with Toby letting us know just how great Bayer Leverkusen has been. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:48

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RIP Knicks, Long Live NY

5/20/2024
Toby Mergler is joined by Eddie Murphy for the newest episode of Trendy! The show starts with New York’s favorite son Eddie taking the temperature of all the city’s teams. Then it’s onto the picks where both puck and basketball take center stage. To end the show it’s the Second Guess Express where Toby uses his bad luck to help boost Caitlin Clark. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:28

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Toby’s Tilting

5/16/2024
Toby Mergler is joined by Brad Evans for the newest episode of Trendy! The show starts with Toby leaning into his tilt and asking Brad for his best slump-busting advice. Then it’s onto the picks where caution is an afterthought for Toby as he and Brad spar over Caitlin Clark among other bets. Then it’s onto the Second Guess Express, the only place of perfection during Toby's disastrous week. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:32

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That’s no moon, it’s Brad in the Death Star

5/15/2024
Toby Mergler is joined by Brad Evans for the newest episode of Trendy! The show starts with Brad and Toby sharing some of their career wisdom and the lurking threat of A.I. Then it’s onto the picks, which A.I. isn’t making, but Toby and Brad are as the NBA and MLB pique their interest. The show ends with the Second Guess Express where Toby second guesses Brad’s conduct at a graduation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:42