Against All Odds with Cousin Sal

Against All Odds with Cousin Sal

'Jimmy Kimmel Live' on-air personality and the host of "Cousin Sal’s Sure Thing," Sal Iacono breaks down the world of gambling across a variety of sports, including NFL, NBA, NHL, UFC, boxing, wrestling, and competitive hot dog eating. Each week, Sal offers up odds analysis as well as his best bets, and brings on celebrities, Vegas experts, and his pack of degenerate friends, who are shameless about discussing their latest wins and losses (mostly losses).... Show More

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June 10, 2020 56 min
Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta look at the odds for NFL Comeback Player of the Year (02:30), the toughest leading man in film history (11:00), and their best bets for the week (19:00) before Joe House joins the show to break down the Charles Schwab Challenge (32:45).
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Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta go over Tom Brady’s performance in "The Match 2" (00:45), NHL Stanley Cup odds (14:15), NFL Coach of the Year odds (22:45), and the combination of sports they’d like back (32:00). Then, professional poker player Daniel Negreanu joins the show to discuss how the pandemic has affected Las Vegas and the gambling world (40:00), and how the NHL playoffs may shake out (01:00:30).
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Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta are back to go over their best bet results (01:30), final takeaways on the Michael Jordan documentary (12:15), NBA title odds (25:45), and what they look forward to most in the NFL’s return (32:30). Lastly, they wrap up the show with Sharp Tank (37:15).
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Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta return to discuss the odds for the quarterback controversies in the NFL (01:30), the NBA gambling landscape during Michael Jordan and the Bulls' dominant years (18:00), who should be Mike Tyson’s next opponent (30:15), and the best bets of the week (37:30). Then, author Richard Esquinas calls in to discuss how he met Michael Jordan, their fallout, and whether gambling was the reason MJ lef...
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Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta are back to break down this Saturday’s UFC 249 card, including Tony Ferguson vs. Justin Gaethje, Henry Cejudo vs. Dominik Cruz, and Francis Ngannou vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik (01:30). Then former UFC lightweight champion and “The King of Lafayette,” Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier, calls in to discuss his nicknames (35:30), his past two fights (40:30), who he likes in this weekend’s matchups (43:3...
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Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta break down their wins and losses from the virtual NFL draft (01:00), before giving their favorites for next year’s Offensive Rookie of the Year (15:00), Defensive Rookie of the Year (22:15), and who had the most punchable face in 'The Last Dance' (38:30). Then, Andrew Brandt of the 'Business of Sports' podcast joins the show to discuss his experience in drafting Aaron Rodgers w...
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Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta give out their best bets and favorite props for the NFL draft, including Tua or Herbert, how many QBs in the first round, first wide receiver drafted, more offensive or defensive players selected in the first round (33:30), and custom bets (45:30), plus what they will miss most from the old draft (56:00). Then, Michael Irvin calls in to talk about being drafted (01:05:30), his first time meeti...
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Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta take you back to August 26, 2017, for "The Biggest Fight in Combat Sports History" between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor (01:30). Then Hall of Fame boxing trainer and fight commentator Teddy Atlas calls in to share his views on the fight (53:45); his list of the top-five fights ever (01:15:30); how boxing can survive during the pandemic (01:21:30); his time with Mike Tyson (0...
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Cousin Sal, the Parlay Kid, and Brother Bri rewatch the first game of the 2000 World Series between the Mets and the Yankees (02:00), hand out awards (25:00), and debate the best plan for baseball in 2020 (32:30). Then the Mets’ starting pitcher from Game 1, Al Leiter, calls in to discuss the pressure felt during the game (38:00), whether he’d go into the Hall of Fame as a Met or Yankee if he were inducted (58:15), watching old bas...
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Cousin Sal, Harry, and the Parlay Kid take you back to January 2, 1994, for the NFL Week 17 overtime classic between Lawrence Taylor’s NY Giants and Emmitt Smith’s Dallas Cowboys.
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Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta are back to take a look at the Cam Newton–less NFC South (02:00) before holding an epic debate on the greatest sports documentary of all time (12:15), and Harry gives out a possible winner in the Russian Premier League (24:30). Then, ESPN’s Kenny Mayne joins the show to discuss coping with our new reality, the card game he invented, and his foundation Run Freely (32:30).
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Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta discuss the NFL free-agency news (04:00), which athlete’s highlights they would choose to watch if  given only one (39:45), and a listener’s idea on gambling on the Iditarod (47:45) before Sharp Tank (49:45). Then, “The Roastmaster General” Jeff Ross calls in to discuss how life has changed, his Aunt Tique, and more (01:02:45).
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Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta link up to discuss the NBA MVP race between LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo (again) (02:00) before breaking down some of their favorites in college basketball conference tourneys (11:30), sharing which spring events they would miss most if cancelled (29:30), and wrapping up the show with Sharp Tank (36:15).
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Cousin Sal is joined by the Degenerate Trifecta to discuss what uniform Tom Brady will be wearing next year (03:00), the best options for NBA’s MVP this year (13:15), which event they’d like to see added to the NFL combine (21:15), a bid for the Degenerate Hall of Fame (28:45), and their best bets of the week (37:00). Then, former NFL head team doctor David J. Chao calls in to discuss the coronavirus (01:02:45), reasons teams don’t...
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Cousin Sal is joined by the Degenerate Trifecta to recap Tyson Fury’s big win over Deontay Wilder and to look ahead to the rematch (03:00). Next they discuss how many times the Astros will be hit by pitches this season (10:00), the NBA Rookie of the Year (17:30), XFL favorites (25:00), worst excuses in sports history (31:30), and their best bets for the week (38:00). Then, the mastermind behind the Super 70s Sports Twitter account,...
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Cousin Sal is joined by the Degenerate Trifecta to go over Harry’s health, Jon Jones’s win, and even an inexcusable Knicks win (01:15), before they give out winners for Super Bowl LV (13:45), the NCAA tournament (26:00), NBA All-Star Weekend (33:45), and the most fun sport (outside of the big four) to bet/watch (39:45). They wrap up the show with their best bets that include this weekend’s Genesis Open and next weekend’s fight betw...
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Cousin Sal is joined by his “Lock It In” teammate Rachel Bonnetta to go through their favorite odds for the upcoming Academy Awards (01:00) before Jay Kornegay, the vice president of Westgate Superbook, calls in to discuss the fallout from Kansas City’s Super Bowl win (32:30).
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Cousin Sal and Bill Simmons team up to tackle some of their favorite Super Bowl prop bets, while identifying the sucker bets to avoid (02:00). Then the Degenerate Trifecta joins the show to discuss Harry’s stay in the emergency room, share their favorite props, and predict the final score of the big game (48:00). And finally, former Kansas City Chiefs running back Priest Holmes calls in to talk about the game plans he expects to se...
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Cousin Sal is joined by the Degenerate Trifecta to give their thoughts on the Super Bowl line (07:00), the odds for MVP (15:00), and props including the anthem and halftime show (21:15), before debating Harry’s most asinine theories (37:30).
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Cousin Sal is joined by the Degenerate Trifecta to preview this weekend’s AFC title game between the Titans and the Chiefs (12:30) and the NFC championship between the Packers and the 49ers (23:15), before debating the biggest cheating scandals in sports (31:445) and Sharp Tank (39:00). Then, UFC president Dana White calls in to discuss Saturday night’s fight between Conor McGregor and Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone (54:45).
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