The Bookies.com Podcast Episode 16: UFC 257, NFL Playoffs
The Bookies.com Podcast is back and ready for fight night and the NFL Conference Championship games.
NFL handicapper Adam Thompson and college sports handicapper Dan Kilbridge are joined by Bookies.com UFC betting expert Jed Meshew to talk UFC strategy and break down the UFC 257 card. He gives out his best bets for Dan Hooker vs. Michael Chandler and the main event with Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier.
Adam and Dan also preview the NFL Conference Championship games with Buccaneers at Packers and Bills at Chiefs.
Here’s a detailed look at this week’s topics.
4:35–11:50: Bookies.com MMA expert Jed Meshew joins the show to talk UFC 257 and MMA betting strategy. The guys discuss unique challenges in MMA gambling and ways that bettors can take advantage. They also break down where to find favorable lines and how to spot the perfect underdog bet.
11:50-23:05: Jed gets into the UFC 257 betting card, starting with the co-main event between Dan Hooker (-125) and former Bellator champion and UFC newcomer Michael Chandler (+100). Jed loves the matchup and gives his official betting pick. You can bet UFC 257 at DraftKings.
23:05-50:45: The guys move on to the UFC 257 main event with Conor McGregor (-305) a significant favorite against fellow lightweight Dustin Poirier (+250). Jed sets the stage, breaks down both fighters in detail and gives his betting pick for the big fight. He also has a strong opinion on the Over/Under, with Over 2.5 rounds set at +135. You can find all of his UFC 257 best bets here.
50:45-56:00: Dan and Adam switch gears for a huge NFL Conference Championship Sunday. Adam begins by breaking down the NFC Championship game with the Packers set as a -3.5 home favorite over the visiting Buccaneers. Bet the NFL Playoffs at FOX Bet.
56:00-1:07:40: The guys move on to the AFC Championship with the Kansas City Chiefs favored by -3.5 at home against the Buffalo Bills.