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Covering the Spread

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A daily sports-betting podcast hosted by FanDuel Research's Jim Sannes and a rotating group of analysts, Covering the Spread outlines where you can find value at FanDuel Sportsbook when betting football, basketball, baseball, golf, NASCAR, and more.

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A daily sports-betting podcast hosted by FanDuel Research's Jim Sannes and a rotating group of analysts, Covering the Spread outlines where you can find value at FanDuel Sportsbook when betting football, basketball, baseball, golf, NASCAR, and more.

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English


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NBA Conference Finals Betting Preview

5/21/2024
The matchups are set for the NBA's Conference Finals with the Boston Celtics facing the Indiana Pacers as the Minnesota Timberwolves square off with the Dallas Mavericks. Where can we find betting value across both series at FanDuel Sportsbook? FanDuel Research's Tom Vecchio joins Jim Sannes to break down both series, outlining his view of the series prices and his favorite bets for Game 1.

Duration:00:19:17

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7 NFL Teams With Easy or Difficult Early-Season Schedules

5/20/2024
With the NFL's 2024 schedule now fully released, we know when teams should be expected to go through rough patches this fall. How should that impact the way we bet their futures at FanDuel Sportsbook? FanDuel Research's Jim Sannes digs into the schedule, discussing five teams with difficult early-season schedules, two with easy ones, and how that should alter when we bet their futures this season.

Duration:00:24:45

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Tyson Fury vs. Oleksandr Usyk and EPL Matchweek 38

5/17/2024
Saturday's bout between Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk will unite boxing's heavyweight title belts. Which bets stand out for the fight at FanDuel Sportsbook? FanDuel Research's Gabriel Santiago joins Jim Sannes to preview the fight, discussing who he think has the edge and which bets stand out (4:09). Later, Austan Kas joins to preview Sunday's closing slate in the EPL (14:54), and Sannes discusses his favorite bets for NASCAR's All-Star Weekend at North Wilkesboro (27:48).

Duration:00:32:57

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149th Preakness Stakes Betting Preview

5/16/2024
The 149th running of the Preakness Stakes is this Saturday at Pimlico Race Course. What do we need to know before betting the second race of the Triple Crown? FanDuel TV's Todd Schrupp joins Jim Sannes to preview the race, discussing intricacies of Pimlico, Mystik Dan's chances at another win, and his favorite bets of the weekend at FanDuel Racing.

Duration:00:25:42

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NBA and NHL Betting for Wednesday 5/15 and Thursday 5/16

5/15/2024
Several NBA and NHL teams are on the brink of elimination with key playoff games looming the next two nights. Which bets stand out across those games at FanDuel Sportsbook? FanDuel Research's Tom Vecchio joins Jim Sannes to preview the next two nights in the NBA (3:02) along with three NHL games between Wednesday and Thursday (12:45).

Duration:00:21:11

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PGA Championship Betting Preview 2024

5/14/2024
Golf's second major is this week's PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club. Which golfers stand out as the best betting values at FanDuel Sportsbook? FanDuel Research's Brandon Gdula joins Jim Sannes to preview the event, discussing the course, whether Rory McIlroy and Scottie Scheffler can maintain their elite form, and his favorite bets of the week.

Duration:00:28:38

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MLB Betting for Monday 5/13/24

5/13/2024
Monday's MLB slate is robust with 14 total games on the schedule. Where can we find the best betting value at FanDuel Sportsbook? FanDuel Research's Jim Sannes breaks it all down, discussing his favorite same-game parlay of the night, a dinger prop on a budding superstar, and other moneylines and totals where his models show value.

Duration:00:20:41

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EPL Matchweek 37 and NASCAR in Darlington

5/10/2024
Arsenal versus Manchester United headlines Matchweek 37 as the English Premier League season winds down. Which bets stand out for that match and others at FanDuel Sportsbook? FanDuel Research's Austan Kas joins Jim Sannes to preview that match and discuss his favorite bets of the week (4:55). Later, Sannes previews this week's NASCAR races in Darlington and discusses his favorite bets in each (13:27).

Duration:00:22:13

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NBA and NHL Betting for Thursday 5/9/24

5/9/2024
Thursday night features a pair of playoff games in both the NBA and NHL. Where can we find betting value in each game at FanDuel Sportsbook? FanDuel Research's Tom Vecchio joins Jim Sannes to preview all four, discussing his view of a pair of Game 2s in the NBA (3:39) before digging into the night's NHL slate (10:42).

Duration:00:18:37

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NBA and NHL Betting for Wednesday 5/8/24

5/8/2024
Wednesday night features one NBA game and two in the NHL. Which bets stand out across each of them at FanDuel Sportsbook? FanDuel Research's Tom Vecchio joins Jim Sannes to break down all three games, discussing his view of the NBA futures market and Game 2 between the Knicks and Pacers (5:22) before diving into both of tonight's NHL games (11:19).

Duration:00:19:51

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MLB Betting for Tuesday 5/7/24

5/7/2024
Tuesday's MLB slate brings enticing value across plentiful markets at FanDuel Sportsbook, including home-run props for Dinger Tuesday. Which bets stand out most? FanDuel Research's Jim Sannes previews the slate, discussing his favorite Dinger Tuesday bets, a strikeout prop, and three moneylines where he's showing value at FanDuel for tonight.

Duration:00:19:06

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NBA Betting for Monday and Tuesday

5/6/2024
The next two days feature four key second-round NBA playoff games. Where can we find betting value in each of them at FanDuel Sportsbook? FanDuel Research's Austin Swaim joins Jim Sannes to preview all four games, discussing his read on each of the games and his favorite bets across Monday and Tuesday.

Duration:00:30:26

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UFC 301 and EPL Matchweek 36

5/3/2024
UFC is back with another big card this weekend, Saturday's UFC 301. Which bets stand out at FanDuel Sportsbook? FanDuel Research's Austain Swaim joins Jim Sannes to preview the main events and discuss where he sees value across the card (4:13). Later, Austan Kas joins to outline his favorite bets across Matchweek 36 in the EPL (19:58).

Duration:00:27:08

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NBA and NHL Betting for Thursday and Friday

5/2/2024
Thursday and Friday night are littered with key NBA and NHL playoff games. Where can we find betting value across them at FanDuel Sportsbook? FanDuel Research's Tom Vecchio joins Jim Sannes to break down all four NBA games (4:45) plus the three in the NHL (12:13), outlining his favorite bets for each. Later, Sannes previews this weekend's F1 race in Miami and discusses the one bet he likes there (18:54) before discussing two bets for NASCAR in Kansas (22:10).

Duration:00:26:41

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Kentucky Oaks Betting Preview 2024

5/1/2024
Before the 150th Kentucky Derby on Saturday, Churchill Downs will host this year's Kentucky Oaks. Which horses should we consider betting at FanDuel Racing for the Oaks? FanDuel TV's Dubbs Anderson joins Jim Sannes to preview the Kentucky Oaks, discussing his read on this year's field and his favorite bets before also giving out his Derby pick for Saturday.

Duration:00:22:11

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NFL Draft Wrapup and NBA Betting for Wednesday

4/30/2024
With the NFL Draft wrapped up, it's time to outline key betting takeaways. What should we note for futures markets and betting next year's draft? The Power Rank's Dr. Ed Feng joins FanDuel Research's Jim Sannes to discuss his view of the draft and what he learned from this year's event (4:22). Later, Feng previews Wednesday's NBA playoff games and discusses his favorite bets at FanDuel Sportsbook (14:54).

Duration:00:33:24

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150th Kentucky Derby Betting Preview

4/29/2024
The field is set for this year's Kentucky Derby following Saturday's post draw. Which horses stand as the best betting values on the morning line at FanDuel Sportsbook? FanDuel TV's Christina Blacker joins Jim Sannes to preview the race, discussing her horse-betting process, her read on Fierceness, and which horses are the best values in her eyes on the morning line.

Duration:00:25:00

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NFL Draft Takeaways and EPL Matchweek 35

4/26/2024
The first round of the NFL Draft brought some surprises and gave us landing spots for key upcoming rookies. What does this mean for betting markets at FanDuel Sportsbook? FanDuel Research's Jim Sannes outlines key takeaways by looking at the Rookie of the Year markets and other futures impacted by the draft (2:09). Later, Austan Kas joins to preview EPL Matchweek 35 (12:44), and Sannes outlines three bets he likes for this weekend's NASCAR action in Dover (21:09).

Duration:00:27:14

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Last-Minute NFL Draft Bets

4/25/2024
The first round of the NFL Draft is finally here. Where can we find lingering betting value at FanDuel Sportsbook? FanDuel Research's Jim Sannes digs into the final mock drafts from key experts, outlining the biggest takeaways and discussing which bets stand out based on the information provided within them.

Duration:00:16:50

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Sifting Through Late NFL Draft Betting News

4/23/2024
Reporting around the NFL Draft has started to intensify the past week. Which value remains on the board after all of the movement? The Power Rank's Dr. Ed Feng joins FanDuel Research's Jim Sannes to preview the draft, discussing his read on the top-end quarterbacks, the team-specific draft markets, and other bets he likes at FanDuel Sportsbook.

Duration:00:28:22