Sports Handle is pleased to present Cover City: A Pro and College Football Betting Podcast, hosted by Eric Rosenthal (@ericsports). Rosenthal is a professional sports bettor who focuses on NFL and college football. He has wagered more than $25 million in the last nine years, getting banned from many sportsbooks along the way.
NFL Week 2 is now the books but there’s a lot to absorb from what occurred. The underdogs bit HARD with an 11-5 performance, and now Josh Gordon is a New England Patriot! On the podcast you’ll get perspective on that move on from a former Patriots linebacker.
Joining Rosenthal on Cover City to break it all down is Andrew Melton (@SnCDrew), a RotoRadar podcast host, professional gamer and motion capture athlete for EA Sports. Time codes for the episode follow below.
1:45 – Saints barely pull one out against the Browns and previewing their opponent for Week 3.
4:28 – Don’t look at the names. Why one quarterback is proving his value.
6:22 – Ryan Fitzpatrick hype. Is it real? Drew talks about some real life encounters with him.
10:57 – Bills are 17 point underdogs in Week 3. Why Drew still likes the Vikings to cover this spread.
14:52 – Giants embarrassment on Sunday Night. Why Eric thinks it might be time to hit the panic button.
17:49 – Dak Prescott could be one of the more overrated quarterbacks in the NFL.
21:05 – Andrew Luck is back and healthy. Drew weighs in on why he’s the total package, but why simple might be more.
23:55 – Eric locks in a contrarian “under” for Week 3.
26:06 – Josh Gordon to the New England Patriots. And a Super Bowl Champion joins the show!
28:30 – Matt Patricia against New England: A first-hand perspective for this weeks matchup.
33:55 – Team total for the Patriots this week. Drew reacts to our special guest’s comments and talks about game script.
39:15 – Aaron Rodgers vs. Kirk Cousins. Drew calls the Vikings one of the most overrated teams in the NFL.
42:55 – Was the hit from Clay Matthews roughing the passer? A vantage point from a NFL perspective.
Come back here Thursday for the full NFL Week 3 and a look at the Saturday college football slate. And follow us on Twitter at @ericports and @sports_handle.
Brett Smiley is editor-in-chief and co-founder of Sports Handle, which joined forces with the US Bets team in November 2018. He focuses on the sports betting industry and legislation. He's a recreational sports bettor and DFS player himself, focusing on the NFL. In a past life, Smiley practiced commercial litigation in New York City and previously wrote for FOX Sports and SI.com. He lives in New Jersey with his family.
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