The Prediction Trade

The Prediction Trade

If you can bet on it, you can bet we’ll talk about it on The Prediction Trade! Whether it’s sports, politics, financial markets, weather, the economy or pop culture, you’re only a few clicks away from placing legal wagers on all sorts of events and outcomes. The Prediction Trade lives at the intersection of probability, prediction and profit. We take a stats- and facts-based approach to wagering and trading in the prediction markets. Each episode features pros from the prediction trade: gamblers, traders, investors, data freaks, probability geeks and super-forecasters. We also introduce experts with proprietary forecasting models and insights into the outcomes of prediction market events. Whether you live to bet or bet to live, join us for the next episode of The Prediction Trade. Brought to you by the editorial team behind the award-winning Luckbox magazine.

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May 26, 2022 52 min

The crypto crash will eventually come to an end, says Iceberg Capital Group’s portfolio manager Jake Weinig. When it does, the big winners will be the coins that have innovative underlying technology. In this second installment of TPT’s crypto coverage, Jake shares which coins are in his hedge fund’s portfolio—and why crypto investors should consider buying them too. Plus, the crew makes bets in the student loan markets on Kalshi.

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The crypto market crash has active investors wondering what lies ahead. Buy the dip? Will the dip keep dipping? Fortunately, tastytrade’s global head of digital assets Ryan Grace has no-holds-barred answers about bitcoin, ethereum, and more—and he tells all on this episode of TPT. Ryan also wades into Kalshi’s “price of oil” market, and the crew covers two new “lockbox” trades.

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Market got you down? Pro energy trader Tracy Shuchart manages a nine-figure portfolio for a family office. In this special stock pickers episode, Shuchart reveals the eight energy stocks she owns today, her forecast for the price of oil and the reason behind her positive outlook for the energy sector. The crew also looks at the PA GOP Senate race and revisits insights from pollster Robert Cahaly.

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You know you want to bet on the Kentucky Derby, and you’re in luck! Veteran horse racing analyst Molly Jo Rosen sorts out the field for you, including the horse to bet on to win it all. (Spoiler: It’s not Epicenter!) Molly Jo covers how to bet and which horses to avoid in this year’s Run for the Roses. She also reveals her daily double, quinella, exacta and trifecta bets. As an added bonus, the TPT crew looks at MLB wagers, inflati...

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April 28, 2022 74 min

The Trafalgar Group’s founder and chief pollster, Robert Cahaly, returns to The Prediction Trade to walk through the 2022 midterms. Cahaly talks about his record—a winner prediction ratio of nearly 92%—and explains how his company approaches polling differently. He shares predictions for several midterm nominations, discusses how a Trump endorsement can flip a race, and contemplates the probability of Joe Biden or Kamala Harris lea...

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April 21, 2022 45 min

Tom Sosnoff is no stranger to financial markets, and on this episode of The Prediction Trade the founder and co-CEO of tastytrade shares his take on events-based prediction markets. Tom walks through a handful of markets on Kalshi and PredictIt, and he ties it all together with a surprise 2024 Democratic presidential nomination forecast.

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The co-founder of the political prediction market site PredictIt, John Phillips, joins The Prediction Trade for an exclusive interview ahead of the 2022 midterm election season. Phillips shares what technological improvements PredictIt has made, what to watch out for on the midterm campaign trail, and what he makes of Sarah Palin’s race for Alaska’s House seat.

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April 7, 2022 46 min

Prediction market super-trader Scott Supak joins The Prediction Trade to offer a crash course on maximizing profits in PredictIt’s and Kalshi’s presidential approval rating markets, as well as his tactics for forecasting and trading the COVID-19 markets. The show wraps up with win total over/under predictions for the upcoming Major League Baseball season.

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March 31, 2022 33 min

The Prediction Trade is placing bets on March Madness, the Georgia governor’s race, the 2024 presidential election and the Grammys in this jam-packed episode. Plus, economist Garrett Baldwin shares an essential tool for taking on Kalshi’s Fed interest rate markets, pointing out price discrepancies along the way. Spoiler alert: There are three Luckbox Lockbox picks throughout the episode.

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Season 3 of The Prediction Trade debuts with betting and trading opportunities in politics, sports and pop culture. Things kick off with handicapping the Brazilian general election, move to March Madness Final Four predictions and wrap up with a how-to for betting on this weekend’s Academy Awards.

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September 30, 2021 42 min

Want to be a wiser weather wagerer? TPT enlists Rick DiMaio, an expert meteorologist and meteorology professor, to walk through the weather markets on the Kalshi prediction market platform.

Tools he shares:

https://weather.cod.edu/forecast/ 

https://www.weather.gov/ 

https://www.accuweather.com/ 

https://foreflight.com/ 

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September 17, 2021 29 min

The Prediction Trade goes back to Canada with Toronto-based public affairs consultant, political commentator, writer and speaker Tasha Kheiriddin

After successfully forecasting that Canada would hold a national election in 2021, Tasha shares her calls for the number of Liberal and Conservative seats in Parliament, as well as who she thinks will come out of the election as Prime Minister.

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August 5, 2021 61 min

There’s a new prediction game in town: Kalshi, the first federally regulated events exchange. Kalshi is now taking trades on whether it will rain in NYC, when Kanye West’s next album will drop, how many people will get vaccinated this week, and all sorts of other outcomes. 

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From Tennis Betting Tidbits to The Prediction Trade, Jon Reid reveals how he bets on tennis—and his bets speak for themselves. With more than 1,300 wagers in 2020, he netted nearly 80 units with average odds of +144. But today the Canadian tennis handicapper is on TPT to talk about this year’s French Open, sharing his forecasts for the semifinal and final matchups.

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When there's a first-rate sporting event, you can count on TPT to bring you the most qualified experts to handicap the betting opportunities. But what about those other sporting events? In this episode, TPT calls on Hard Factor’s Wes Shephard to weigh in on the upcoming Mayweather-Paul boxing spectacle, the Fat Boy Summer movement and crypto trading altcoins. 

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    A veteran Las Vegas oddsmaker and expert motorsports handicapper takes TPT behind the bookmaking curtain to handicap the upcoming Coca-Cola 600 and the Indy 500. Micah Roberts takes on a range of subjects including Phil Mickelson’s big payoff, Billy Walters’ big bets, how to wager on motorsports, the importance of pole positions and whether the Monaco Grand Prix is boring.

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    Two horse-racing veteran analysts handicap the 147th Kentucky Derby. Molly Jo Rosen is first out of the gate with a lesson on how to bet smart on big race days. Noel Michaels takes us around the turn with a look at this year’s strongest contenders. Then, both guests go head-to-head on the home stretch sharing the five horses they will each be betting on. 

    Spoiler Alert: Three horses end up on both experts’ shortlists!

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    “I am 100% certain!” That’s how confident National Post columnist Tasha Kheiriddin is on this episode’s political wager. Kheiriddin dissects the Liberal Party of Canada’s recently revealed budget and discusses the likelihood of a Canadian election taking place in 2021, resulting in a high-conviction even-money betting opportunity.

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    Anthony Scaramucci returns to The Prediction Trade with a shocking prediction on the fate of NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Scaramucci shares his 2021 bitcoin price forecast as well as his thoughts on NY Mayor Bill de Blasio, NY Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, NY Attorney General Letitia James and Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz.

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    Professional gambler Paul Krishnamurty makes his return to the TPT studio, this time to discuss more than just politics. The golf-betting pro gives a master class on betting on the Masters, including the five players who are the best bets to don the coveted green jacket. He also reveals his two favorite longshot bets.

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