Episode 5 of our sports betting show “I’ll Take That Bet” is live just in time for Monday MLB, the start of the NBA offseason with tons of props, NFL win totals and more.
If you missed the last episode, here’s the gist of the show: Two analysts — in today’s case, Geoff Schwartz and Blackjack Fletcher — draft their favorite picks of the day from a board of 10 bets, plus a bonus side action bet. These are real wagers you can make across the gambling universe.
Here’s Monday’s board:
Here’s how the picks played out in today’s show. You can watch the full episode exclusively on ESPN+. You’ll want to stick around to the end for Geoff and Blackjack’s side bet on a prop bet on the “first coach to be fired in 2018.”
PICK NO. 1 (SCHWARTZ): The Dallas Cowboys (+150) will make the playoffs in 2018
PICK NO. 2 (BLACKJACK): Boston Red Sox (-120) over Baltimore Orioles
PICK NO. 3 (SCHWARTZ): Hue Jackson (+350) will be the first NFL coach fired in 2018
PICK NO. 4 (BLACKJACK): LeBron James will be a San Antonio Spur (+800) in 2018
The NBA offseason has arrived and @BlackJackFletch makes his case for why LeBron James will be headed to the state of Texas…
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PICK NO. 5 (SCHWARTZ): Kawhi Leonard will be a Los Angeles Laker (+1000) in 2018
PICK NO. 6 (BLACKJACK): Milwaukee Brewers (+115) over Chicago Cubs
PICK NO. 7 (SCHWARTZ): DeAndre Hopkins (+850) will lead the NFL in receiving yards in 2018
PICK NO. 8 (BLACKJACK): New York Giants over 7 wins (-125)
PICK NO. 9 (SCHWARTZ): Phil Mickelson (+3300) will win the U.S. Open
PICK NO. 10 (BLACKJACK): Arizona Diamondbacks (-150) over Pittsburgh Pirates