Aug 22, 2019
College football commences. The PGA Tour schedule is down to the king-making FedEx Cup.
Badder Beats welcomes in a Stadium’s Brett McMurphy to break down the AP Top 25 preseason poll and a season ahead in sports betting (he’ll break some news on the future of the College Football Playoff) and Matt Cooper makes a long-distance call to assess the golf final.
1:51 – Oregon sportsbook announces it will begin taking bets on Sept. 7.
4:01 – On gerbil racing.
Chinook Winds. Not chinook woods.
7:17 – Indiana is stealing all of Illinois’ sports betting juice.
9:20 – Mike Ditka (Ameristar Casino East Chicago) is the best celebrity first bettor yet.
Brett McMurphy on the College Football Season
15:53 – Analyzing the preseason Top 25 Associated Press poll.
16:56 – Brett McMurphy had Georgia No. 2 on his AP ballot.
17:28 – Will Alabama regress this year because of coaching departures and injuries?
18:22 – Will the super elite group of Alabama and Clemson rule college football again?
19:00 – Alabama and Clemson will run their regular-season schedules, McMurphy says.
19:54 – How do conferences schedules help or hurt Alabama and Clemson?
21:40 – On Heisman Trophy favorite Trevor Lawrence and if there’s value with other picks.
23:46 – Look for a Top 10 quarterback for Heisman value.
24:10 – Who are the college football value plays for the college football playoffs? Hint: Pac-12.
27:40 – BREAKING SOME NEWS: College officials are already discussing an expanded college football playoff … in seven years.
31:17 – College football is being more reactionary than proactive in regards to legal sports betting.
34:40 – The dream scenario for making the college football interesting, and how Army is the key.
37:00 – How the Army –Navy could mean everything again. Everything.
38:07 – Brett McMurphy on Miami (Fla.) vs. No. 8 Florida.
Matt Cooper on the FedEx Cup
42:27– On the PGA playoffs.
45:18 – Should you bet Justin Thomas in the FedEx Cup?
50:00 – Is an irked Brooks Koepka the bet for you?
54:25 – Why are Patrick Reed’s odds askew?
1:01 – Rose will be the top-finishing Englishman this weekend.
1:03 – Trevor and Tua vs. The Field.