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Against All Odds with Cousin Sal

The Ringer

'Jimmy Kimmel Live' on-air personality and the host of "Cousin Sal’s Sure Thing," Sal Iacono breaks down the world of gambling across a variety of sports, including NFL, NBA, NHL, UFC, boxing, wrestling, and competitive hot dog eating. Each week, Sal offers up odds analysis as well as his best bets, and brings on celebrities, Vegas experts, and his pack of degenerate friends, who are shameless about discussing their latest wins and losses (mostly losses).

'Jimmy Kimmel Live' on-air personality and the host of "Cousin Sal’s Sure Thing," Sal Iacono breaks down the world of gambling across a variety of sports, including NFL, NBA, NHL, UFC, boxing, wrestling, and competitive hot dog eating. Each week, Sal offers up odds analysis as well as his best bets, and brings on celebrities, Vegas experts, and his pack of degenerate friends, who are shameless about discussing their latest wins and losses (mostly losses).

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United States

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The Ringer

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'Jimmy Kimmel Live' on-air personality and the host of "Cousin Sal’s Sure Thing," Sal Iacono breaks down the world of gambling across a variety of sports, including NFL, NBA, NHL, UFC, boxing, wrestling, and competitive hot dog eating. Each week, Sal offers up odds analysis as well as his best bets, and brings on celebrities, Vegas experts, and his pack of degenerate friends, who are shameless about discussing their latest wins and losses (mostly losses).

Language:

English


Episodes

NFC South Predictions, Best Sports Documentaries, and Kenny Mayne | Against All Odds With Cousin Sal

3/24/2020
Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta are back to take a look at the Cam Newton–less NFC South (02:00) before holding an epic debate on the greatest sports documentary of all time (12:15), and Harry gives out a possible winner in the Russian Premier League (24:30). Then, ESPN’s Kenny Mayne joins the show to discuss coping with our new reality, the card game he invented, and his foundation Run Freely (32:30).

Duration:00:52:02

NFL Free Agency and “The Roastmaster General” Jeff Ross | Against All Odds with Cousin Sal

3/17/2020
Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta discuss the NFL free-agency news (04:00), which athlete’s highlights they would choose to watch if given only one (39:45), and a listener’s idea on gambling on the Iditarod (47:45) before Sharp Tank (49:45). Then, “The Roastmaster General” Jeff Ross calls in to discuss how life has changed, his Aunt Tique, and more (01:02:45).

Duration:01:21:45

Conference Tournament Best Bets, LeBron vs. Giannis, and Most Missed Spring Events | Against All Odds with Cousin Sal

3/11/2020
Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta link up to discuss the NBA MVP race between LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo (again) (02:00) before breaking down some of their favorites in college basketball conference tourneys (11:30), sharing which spring events they would miss most if cancelled (29:30), and wrapping up the show with Sharp Tank (36:15).

Duration:00:48:38

Brady’s Future, NBA MVP, and David J. Chao

3/4/2020
Cousin Sal is joined by the Degenerate Trifecta to discuss what uniform Tom Brady will be wearing next year (03:00), the best options for NBA’s MVP this year (13:15), which event they’d like to see added to the NFL combine (21:15), a bid for the Degenerate Hall of Fame (28:45), and their best bets of the week (37:00). Then, former NFL head team doctor David J. Chao calls in to discuss the coronavirus (01:02:45), reasons teams don’t immediately disclose injuries (01:07:30), whether Tua...

Duration:01:17:41

Wilder-Fury III, Plunking the Astros, and the Genius Behind @Super70sSports

2/26/2020
Cousin Sal is joined by the Degenerate Trifecta to recap Tyson Fury’s big win over Deontay Wilder and to look ahead to the rematch (03:00). Next they discuss how many times the Astros will be hit by pitches this season (10:00), the NBA Rookie of the Year (17:30), XFL favorites (25:00), worst excuses in sports history (31:30), and their best bets for the week (38:00). Then, the mastermind behind the Super 70s Sports Twitter account, Ricky Cobb, calls in to talk about what it takes to run one...

Duration:01:25:20

NBA All-Star Weekend, March Madness, and Most Fun (Other) Sport To Bet/Watch

2/12/2020
Cousin Sal is joined by the Degenerate Trifecta to go over Harry’s health, Jon Jones’s win, and even an inexcusable Knicks win (01:15), before they give out winners for Super Bowl LV (13:45), the NCAA tournament (26:00), NBA All-Star Weekend (33:45), and the most fun sport (outside of the big four) to bet/watch (39:45). They wrap up the show with their best bets that include this weekend’s Genesis Open and next weekend’s fight between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury (48:45).

Duration:00:58:51

Oscars Betting Preview With Rachel Bonnetta, Plus Super Bowl Sportsbook Roundup With Jay Kornegay

2/5/2020
Cousin Sal is joined by his “Lock It In” teammate Rachel Bonnetta to go through their favorite odds for the upcoming Academy Awards (01:00) before Jay Kornegay, the vice president of Westgate Superbook, calls in to discuss the fallout from Kansas City’s Super Bowl win (32:30).

Duration:00:56:12

Prop-a-palooza With Bill Simmons and Priest Holmes

1/29/2020
Cousin Sal and Bill Simmons team up to tackle some of their favorite Super Bowl prop bets, while identifying the sucker bets to avoid (02:00). Then the Degenerate Trifecta joins the show to discuss Harry’s stay in the emergency room, share their favorite props, and predict the final score of the big game (48:00). And finally, former Kansas City Chiefs running back Priest Holmes calls in to talk about the game plans he expects to see from the Chiefs and Niners, playing at the University of...

Duration:01:43:34

Early Super Bowl Bets and Jeter in the Hall of Fame

1/23/2020
Cousin Sal is joined by the Degenerate Trifecta to give their thoughts on the Super Bowl line (07:00), the odds for MVP (15:00), and props including the anthem and halftime show (21:15), before debating Harry’s most asinine theories (37:30).

Duration:00:55:22

NFL Conference Championships, Biggest Cheating Scandals, and Dana White

1/16/2020
Cousin Sal is joined by the Degenerate Trifecta to preview this weekend’s AFC title game between the Titans and the Chiefs (12:30) and the NFC championship between the Packers and the 49ers (23:15), before debating the biggest cheating scandals in sports (31:445) and Sharp Tank (39:00). Then, UFC president Dana White calls in to discuss Saturday night’s fight between Conor McGregor and Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone (54:45).

Duration:01:05:42

NFL Playoffs Divisional Round, NCAA Championship, and Geoff Schwartz

1/8/2020
Cousin Sal is joined by the Degenerate Trifecta to preview the divisional round of the NFL playoffs, give their picks on the national title game between LSU and Clemson, and discuss the worst beats of the decade, before Geoff Schwartz joins the show to give out his winners for this weekend’s games.

Duration:01:21:40

NFL Wild-Card Weekend, Worst Beats of 2019, and Biggest Upset

12/31/2019
Cousin Sal is joined by the Degenerate Trifecta to discuss a crazy Week 17 in the NFL, the winning player prop bets from the 2019 season, the success of betting the unders, the four NFL playoff games coming up this weekend, the biggest upset in sports movie history, Sharp Tank pitches, and their worst beats of the year.

Duration:01:03:25

NFL Week 17, College Football Playoffs, and Worst Holiday Tradition

12/23/2019
Cousin Sal is joined by the Degenerate Trifecta to discuss a rough loss for the Cowboys, some marquee NFL matchups coming up this weekend, Oklahoma vs. LSU, Ohio State vs. Clemson, the worst holiday tradition, Sharp Tank, and more.

Duration:00:49:06

NFL Week 16 Preview, Bad Beats, Best Bets, and Best Trophy

12/18/2019
Cousin Sal is joined by the Degenerate Trifecta to talk about some bad beats over the weekend, the best upcoming NFL matchups in Week 16, the best trophy in all of sports, and more.

Duration:00:58:18

NFL Week 15, College Football Playoffs, and Worst Hall of Fame QB

12/10/2019
Cousin Sal is joined by the Degenerate Trifecta to discuss the crew’s flawless best bets last week, a listener’s bid for the Degenerate Hall of Fame, their favorite NFL matchups this week, the worst quarterback in the NFL Hall of Fame, and more.

Duration:01:13:58

NFL Week 14, NCAA Conference Championships, and Greatest Sports T-Shirt

12/3/2019
Cousin Sal is joined by the Degenerate Trifecta to discuss the top matchups this week in the NFL, the best bets for the college football conference championships, the Andy Ruiz Jr.–Anthony Joshua rematch, and the greatest sports T-shirts of all time, before ending with Sharp Tank.

Duration:01:09:03

Thanksgiving, NFL Week 13, and Best Bets

11/26/2019
Cousin Sal is joined by the Degenerate Trifecta to discuss the three NFL games on Thanksgiving, some of their other favorite matchups, and which NBA player did the most traveling. They wrap up the show with their Sharp Tank best bets of the week.

Duration:00:58:47

NFL Week 12 and Deontay Wilder

11/20/2019
Cousin Sal is joined by the Degenerate Trifecta to talk about the top three games in the NFL this weekend and who’s the best value to win the AFC title before Deontay Wilder calls in to discuss his upcoming match with Luis Ortiz, fighting Tyson Fury, and Anthony Joshua's not getting in the ring with him.

Duration:01:15:42

NFL Week 11, College Football Champs, and the All-Time Greatest Kick

11/13/2019
Cousin Sal is joined by the Degenerate Trifecta to talk about Harry’s Twitter arguments, the top three games this week in the NFL, who will win the college football national title, the greatest kick of all time, and more.

Duration:01:08:21

NFL Week 10, LSU vs. Alabama, and College Hoops

11/5/2019
Cousin Sal is joined by the Degenerate Trifecta to discuss the Cowboys’ victory against the Giants, their favorite Week 10 NFL matchups, LSU vs. Alabama, 2020 NCAA men’s basketball champs predictions, the most arrogant sports personality on Twitter, and more.

Duration:01:00:33