Episodes
The long NFL offseason is underway, with ten more weeks until the NFL Draft. But Action Network hosts Chad Millman and Simon Hunter still have plenty to discuss, diving into the biggest NFL topics leading into free agency next month. Is Pittsburgh's quarterback room doomed for next season? Without draft capital, can the Broncos become winners again from salary cap hell? What is happening with Justin Fields? Are the Titans the next Texans? All of these and so much more, plus the impact of the...
Published 02/20/24
The confetti has been swept up, the Kansas City Chiefs are once again the Super Bowl champions. Just how legendary is Patrick Mahomes as a quarterback? How historic was this underdog victory? Will anyone be giving points to this team again? All these questions and more answered by Action Network hosts Chad Millman and Simon Hunter, who go through all the angles for Super Bowl LVIII. Later, we're joined by Director of Research Evan Abrams to frame up the game from a historical and data...
Published 02/13/24
The biggest event of the sports calendar is nearly here, as the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers get ready to square off in Las Vegas. Action Network hosts Chad Millman and Simon Hunter return like a roundhouse from Swayze with their final episode of the NFL season, giving their top bets for the big game. They also describe their plans for the Super Bowl, the atmosphere in Las Vegas so far, and we check in with Action's Director of Research Evan Abrams for a final historical data...
Published 02/08/24
As Las Vegas teems with activity in the build up to Super Bowl LVIII, Action Network hosts Chad Millman and Simon Hunter welcome on colleagues Chris Raybon and Nick Giffen to talk all things prop betting for the big game. Together they run through a half dozen of their favorite plays, including Super Bowl MVPs, a first rushing attempt pick, and plenty more. Plus, we hear from the winner of The Favorites Podcast bet365 Super Bowl Prop Contest, whose winning submission is now available on...
Published 02/06/24
Action Network Director of Research Evan Abrams is the guest for our dive into the best Super Bowl trends. Hosts Chad Millman and Simon Hunter hear Evan break down the history of Super Bowls wins versus covers, whether experience matters at the quarterback position, the recent struggles of the NFC, why momentum matters and so much more! Everything you need to make smarter gambles on the road to betting Super Bowl LVIII. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 02/01/24
As the Chiefs and 49ers settle into their hotel rooms in Lake Las Vegas, Action Network hosts Chad Millman and Simon Hunter return to preview all things betting for Super Bowl LVIII. Together they go through the early opportunities for the side and total, plus answer some burning questions. Is the luck running out for Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs? Or is it Brock Purdy and the 49ers who have been punching above their weight? And we also introduce our new bet365 Super Bowl Prop Contest, where...
Published 01/30/24
Super Bowl LVIII is set! The Kansas City Chiefs will once again face the San Francisco 49ers for a chance at the Lombardi Trophy. To discuss how we got here, Action Network hosts Chad Millman and Simon Hunter return to break down the AFC and NFC Championships from every angle. Dan Campbell dies by the sword with multiple failed fourth down attempts. Lamar Jackson can't take the Ravens to the Promised Land versus underdog Patrick Mahomes. But with two incredible games in the books today, only...
Published 01/29/24
Just three games remain in the NFL season. That's three opportunities left for NFL gamblers to profit! Here to discuss all things betting for NFL Conference Championship weekend are Action Network NFL experts Chad Millman and Simon Hunter, who cover the Lions at 49ers and Chiefs at Ravens. We also get a ton of stats and information from Action Director of Research Evan Abrams, who digs up a Buffalo hangover nugget that's too crazy to ignore this week. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...
Published 01/25/24
An incredible Sunday of NFL playoff action looms, and Action Network hosts Chad Millman and Simon Hunter return to break down the AFC and NFC Championship games. The Kansas City Chiefs visit Baltimore to take on the Ravens. Is Mahomes as an underdog too juicy to pass up? And with Lions visiting the 49ers by the Bay, is this a dominating performance by Christian McCaffrey? We hear all their feelings on both matchups, plus a tease for Thursday's episode and so much more. Learn more about your...
Published 01/23/24
After a tough Divisional Round playoff slate, Action Network NFL hosts Chad Millman and Simon Hunter return for a recap of all four games and a preview of the Conference Championships ahead. Patrick Mahomes got the best of Josh Allen yet again in the postseason. Detroit motors to a victory against Tampa Bay. The 49ers hang tough versus the Packers and the Ravens overwhelm the Texans. Now the stage is set, and we're ready to bet the penultimate weekend of the NFL season! Learn more about your...
Published 01/22/24
The best teams in the NFL are all playing this weekend, with Super Bowl dreams hanging in the balance. Action Network NFL experts Chad Millman and Simon Hunter return with their top bets for the NFL Divisional Round, with a Big Balls Bet of the Week, a moneyline round robin, and so much more. Plus, we hear a round of Sharp Calls to get the opinions of professional gamblers who listen to the show. Are the Texans the play in Baltimore? Will the Bills finally overwhelm the Chiefs? And will the...
Published 01/18/24
The last loaded NFL slate of the season is here! But dry your eyes, because Action Network NFL experts Chad Millman and Simon Hunter are here to break down every matchup and talk all things gambling for the NFL playoff's Divisional Round. Fresh off a brilliant 4-0 performance last week against the spread, together they discuss the potential fates of the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers, the top seeds in each conference who have enjoyed a much-needed layoff. The Kansas City Chiefs are...
Published 01/16/24
With four games done and two games yet to kickoff, Action Network NFL experts Chad Millman and Simon Hunter join a raucous live crowd in Hoboken, New Jersey to discuss the three NFL Wild Card games that have concluded. Together they talk about the highs and lows of the Saturday and Sunday matchups, including a victory lap over the Texans and Packers. We hear from Sam, the Favorites contest second-place finisher, who flew in for the festivities. And we get Chad and Simon's favorite plays for...
Published 01/15/24
Kickoff the NFL playoffs is quickly approaching, and Action Network NFL betting experts Chad Millman and Simon Hunter are ready! Together they go through all six games to provide their favorite sides and totals, including their Big Balls Bet of the Week. They also have their top moneyline underdogs, a trove of NFL playoff data from Evan Abrams, and so much more. And this is your last shot! If you want to join us LIVE for our free Wild Card Weekend events in Hoboken, RSVP now for Saturday...
Published 01/11/24
NFL Wild Card Weekend is here, with games spread out over three glorious days. Action Network hosts Chad Millman and Simon Hunter return with breakdowns on all six games, including the CJ Stroud Show in Houston and a blustery duo of games in Kansas City and Buffalo. Together our own blustery duo give their picks and leans for every game, while celebrating the successful conclusion of The Favorites Podcast $100,000 Pro Football Pick 'Em Contest, which crowned a first place winner on Sunday...
Published 01/09/24
The NFL regular season is a wrap! Wild Card Weekend looms for Action Network hosts Chad Millman and Simon Hunter, and the playoff picture is nearly set in stone. The Buffalo Bills and Miami Dolphins square off in Florida tonight to decide the AFC East, but before they do our dynamic duo recaps all the action from across the NFL landscape. They also bring on Big Bets On Campus co-host Michael Calabrese, who discusses his wild $16,000 parlay that culminates tomorrow night at the College...
Published 01/08/24
The NFL regular season comes to a close this week, and the air is heavy with playoff intrigue. Action Network NFL experts Chad Millman and Simon Hunter return to give their favorite picks for the NFL Week 18 slate, including some massive opportunities in the AFC. We will all be treated to a Sunday Night Football showcase in Miami, but before that the boys want to get down and dirty with the Carolina Panthers one more time. Plus we hear their favorite underdog moneyline round robin, and we...
Published 01/04/24
Happy New Year, sports bettors! The end of the NFL regular season has arrived, and Action Network NFL experts Chad Millman and Simon Hunter are here to run through every NFL Week 18 matchup. The AFC playoff picture is still very much in flux, with all eyes on the Steelers and Jaguars before a potential Sunday night battle to decide the AFC East. We're also in the final week of the Favorites Podcast $100k Pro Football Pick Em Contest, and will have awarded our $40,000 grand prize by this time...
Published 01/02/24
As we say farewell to 2023, Action Network hosts Chad Millman and Simon Hunter return to preview their favorite plays across the penultimate slate of the NFL regular season. They give out their Big Balls Bet of the Week, a Foxhole pick, and discuss the Thursday Night Football and Sunday Night Football games as well. 2024 is nearly here, and the podcast will soon be crowning the $40,000 first place prize winner in its Favorites Podcast $100,000 Pro Football Pick 'Em Contest! And for those...
Published 12/28/23
The dawn of a new year approaches, and Action Network NFL experts Chad Millman and Simon Hunter return to preview the penultimate week of the NFL regular season. Together they go through every game on the Week 17 slate, including another Mason Rudolph start in Seattle, a resurgent Bryce Young in Jacksonville, and a potential Buffalo Bills smash spot against New England in Orchard Park. We get our weekly Simon Says and Executive Decision bets, and an update on The Favorites Podcast $100,000...
Published 12/26/23
It's a special holiday week for the NFL! It's a bright time. It's the right time. To gamble the night away. Week 16 time? It's a swell time to go betting in a one-horse sleigh! Action Network NFL experts Chad Millman and Simon Hunter are snowin' and blowin' up bushels of fun this week with their top bets across a NFL slate that finishes with a very merry tripleheader on Christmas Day. We get their Big Balls Bet of the Week, their Foxhole bet, and a round robin underdog parlay that'll be sure...
Published 12/21/23
On behalf of The Favorites Podcast we wish our beloved gamblers a very Merry Christmas to all who celebrate, as Action Network hosts Chad Millman and Simon Hunter get ready for a holiday weekend of NFL games drifting like freshly fallen snow from Thursday to Monday night. Together they look at all the games on the board and give their early leans for each one, along with their Executive Decision and Simon Says picks. Plus, for those looking to attend either of our free Action Network LIVE...
Published 12/19/23
What a week! Action Network hosts Chad Millman and Simon Hunter capped off a terrific week with a resounding win and cover by the Buffalo Bills. Our duo sweeps the board on podcast picks of Foxhole, Simon Says, Executive Decision and Big Balls Bet of the Week. They also go 4-1 ATS in their Sunday contest picks, with the lone loss an OT loss by the Titans. Simon and Chad ride high as they recap all the action before previewing Week 16 sides they're already identifying, and discussing the...
Published 12/18/23
Giddy up jingle horse, pick up your feet, we're gamblin' around the clock! Action Network NFL betting experts Chad Millman and Simon Hunter return for another winter wonderland of NFL action as they preview their top picks across the NFL Week 15 board. Together they make their Foxhole pick and Big Balls Bet of the Week, take a round of Sharp Calls from other professional bettors, and so much more. And if you're still playing The Favorites Podcast $100,000 Pro Football Pick 'Em Contest, here...
Published 12/14/23