On this week's episode of the Underdog Sports Fantasy Hour, Josh and Anshu preview the Super Bowl. Can San Francisco's immensely talented front neutralize the greatness of Patrick Mahomes? Who presents the greater challenge to the opposing defense: KC's "Legion of Zoom" or the San Francisco backfield? Which offensive-minded head coach is better-equipped to take advantage of the two-week big game build-up: Kyle Shanahan or Andy Reid? The gentlemen also roll through their respective prop sheets as the show goes off the rails.
Josh and Anshu recap the 49ers NFC Championship win over Anshu's Packers, then break down the Chiefs comeback win over the Titans for the AFC crown. They discuss the early Super Bowl line and their initial thoughts on how the game will go. Finally, they take a look at where we're at so far in the NBA season at about the halfway point, discussing both NBA futures and NBA Fantasy basketball surprises. On next week's show the guys plan to break down plenty of prop bets and Super Bowl fun to make your viewing experience as lucrative as possible.
On this week's episode of The Underdog Sports Fantasy Hour, Josh and Anshu recap the NFL divisional round. Can Tennessee ride Derrick Henry one last time to an AFC crown? They discuss the greatness of Patrick Mahomes, and how the contrast in styles between the Titans and Chiefs gives them a lean on the game total of 53. On the NFC side, are the two gents ready to give Jimmy G his due as a potential Super Bowl winning QB? Do the Packers have any chance in Santa Clara? Finally, they circle back to LSU's second half drubbing of the Clemson Tigers. Who's the safest bet as a #1 pick: Joe Burrow, Chase Young, or Trevor Lawrence?
...And then there were 8. On this week's episode of The Underdog Sports Fantasy Hour, Josh and Anshu preview the NFL divisional round and the NCAA National Championship Game. Can Ryan Tannehill be sick enough to spring the upset in Baltimore against the Super Bowl favorites? Will Kirk Cousins keep the road magic alive in San Fran? What lines do the gents like most this week? Who provides value in Super Bowl futures? They also talk LSU v. Clemson. Who wins the first of what ought to be many Burrow/Lawrence battles?
Josh and Anshu break down all four games on NFL Wildcard weekend, giving their thoughts on who will be this year's breakout postseason stars. They look ahead to the rest of the playoffs as well, including some predictions you may not see coming. The NFL coaching carousel is well underway and the guys break down each current opening, discussing which jobs are most attractive and who may be good fits. They close the show out with a preview of the College Football National Championship battle between two of the best teams and quarterbacks in the country
On this week's episode of The Underdog Sports Fantasy Hour, Josh and Anshu recap the college playoff games (01:23), before running through Week 17 with an eye on DFS and towards the NFL Postseason. Is Chase Young still the top player in the 2020 draft? The gentlemen then dive into the final slate of the NFL season. How absurd is it that New Orleans Saints are openly bribing Lions players on social media to knock off the Packers to help get them a bye? Can Beast Mode lead the #12s into the playoffs? How do the Ravens, Chiefs and Patriots stack up in the AFC? Finally, the boys cap the show with a Zero Bias look at the White Sox offseason.
Josh and Anshu talk all things NFL Week 16, which is also Fantasy Football Championship Week. They give tips on how to win your leagues, as well as talk DFS and go through the week game by game. With several important games on the weekend slate, Josh and Anshu spend time breaking down each one, from who to start to what storylines are important as we approach the NFL Playoffs. They give their thoughts on what happens to James considering his recent success among other important topics. There is plenty of important action broken down on this episode of Fantasy Hour.
Josh and Anshu preview Week 15 of the NFL season. Can Lamar Jackson lock up his MVP against the suddenly hot New York Jets (2:23)? Will the Bears keep their playoff hopes alive in a critical divisional showdown at Lambeau (5:53)? What do you do with Tyler Lockett in your semifinals (14:44)? Is Drew Lock for real (22:16)? They also debate the huge AFC South tilt between Houston and Tennessee (33:36), go off on Freddie Kitchens (42:48), before talking about the NCAA Playoff (56:32) and dabbling in the white-hot MLB free agency stove.
Josh and Anshu discuss every game on the slate in NFL's week 14. They discuss betting lines as well as fantasy football implications as many will be taking part in round one of their fantasy football playoffs. Anshu gives his lock of the week as well as his Shu-in sleeper of the week for fantasy. Josh gives a couple options for what could end up being the dumpster fire of week 14 also. They then spend a few minutes with the Leftovers discussing the College Football landscape during Championship week.
Josh and Anshu review and preview Week 13 of the NFL season, starting with the Thanksgiving games (6:06). Is Matt Ryan on decline (14:30), or merely a product of attrition to the Falcons offense? Are we saying a changing of the guard at the QB position in general (15:30)? Is anyone even close to Lamar Jackson in the MVP race (21:51)? The boys preview a ballyhooed Cleveland-Pittsburgh Round II (27:54), and discuss whether the Browns can salvage a playoff berth out of this season. They also touch upon NCAA Rivalry Week, before Josh makes perhaps the boldest prediction in show history (1:02:32).
With the fantasy playoffs nearing, Josh and Anshu discuss the NFL's Week 12 slate. Was last Sunday's bust a sign of things to come for Deshaun Watson and the Texans (1:40)? Can the Bears rebound from their Mitch-led SNF embarrassment (6:09)? Will the Steelers find their way after helmet-ghazi, or can the Bengals finally get in the win column (14:04)? The boys preview two potential postseason showdowns in Dallas-New England and Green Bay-San Francisco and wrap the show up with a Zero Bias segment on the Bulls and Cavs.
The guys break down each game this weekend including lines from Bovada. They recap the big story from the Thursday Night Football game and the fallout from Myles Garrett striking Mason Rudolph with his helmet. Then they give their betting and fantasy thoughts. Anshu gives his lock of the week and his Shu-in fantasy sleeper to keep an eye on. Josh looks ahead to what could be an all-time dumpster fire of the week as well. Anshu revels at the opportunity for his Packers to have a week off and Josh continues with his disgust for his lowly Bengals as they are almost a guarantee to stay winless in Oakland. Plenty of steamy takes in this one.
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