The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast
The Favorites Sports Betting Podcast
Action Network
Every NFL season, Action Network Chief Content Officer Chad Millman and professional sports gambler Simon Hunter analyze every matchup to select their best bets from the NFL slate. Utilizing Action Network's data-driven analysis, the latest injury news and insider info from Simon's network of professional bettors, together they craft their betting card for the weekend, along with moneyline parlays, totals, survivor pool picks and so much more. For the 2023 NFL season, The Favorites will have new episodes every Sunday night, Tuesday and Thursday. Proudly presented by bet365, the world's favourite sportsbook brand.
NFL Offseason Questions
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 49ers' firing of Steve Wilkes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 20
55 min
Super Bowl LVIII Recap
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 perspective. And we close the show with Chad and Simon's favorite early angles for the 2024 season. Plus, we hear why Simon was in Hawaii all season, and why he's back on the East Coast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 13
51 min
Best Bets Super Bowl LVIII
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 dive into the game. And to all of those who have listened and watched our show all season, thank you! The entire Action Network team wishes you and your loved ones a very profitable and entertaining Super Bowl. May all your longshot prop dreams come true! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 8
49 min
Prop Bets | Super Bowl LVIII
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 bet365 under Super Bowl Specials. Our thanks to all who entered! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 6
49 min
Super Bowl LVIII Trends
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
Feb 1
31 min
Super Bowl LVIII Betting Preview
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 one of our lucky winners will get their own custom prop posted on bet365 to receive real life bets! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 30
37 min
NFL Gambling Recap | Conference Championships
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 the biggest game of them remains, kicking off two weeks from today in Las Vegas. Is now the time to bet Mahomes again as a Super Bowl underdog? Does Brock Purdy have what it takes to bring San Francisco another title? All this and more on today's episode! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 28
37 min
Best Bets NFL Conference Championships | 2024
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 podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 25
53 min
NFL Conference Championships Betting Preview | 2024
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 ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 23
43 min
NFL Gambling Recap | Divisional Round
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 ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 21
40 min
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