163 episodes

'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).

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'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).

    NBA Betting Snags, Early NHL Playoff Odds, and Bizarre Met Moments

    NBA Betting Snags, Early NHL Playoff Odds, and Bizarre Met Moments

    Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta link up to discuss the latest in baseball and how much longer it will continue, the high-scoring success in the NBA, who they like in the NHL, PGA picks, the most outrageous of-the-field NY Met moments, and their best bets.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    The Return of MLB, NBA, Mike Tyson, and The Podcast!

    The Return of MLB, NBA, Mike Tyson, and The Podcast!

    Cousin Sal and the Degenerate Trifecta are discuss the return of baseball (03:00), basketball (12:00), Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. (25:00), and their best bets for the week (30:00).

    • 47 min
    NFL Comeback Player of the Year, Charles Schwab Challenge, and Toughest Actor

    NFL Comeback Player of the Year, Charles Schwab Challenge, and Toughest Actor

    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).

    • 56 min
    NFL Coach of the Year Odds, Stanley Cup Odds, and Daniel Negreanu

    NFL Coach of the Year Odds, Stanley Cup Odds, and Daniel Negreanu

    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).

    • 1 hr 4 min
    The Return of Sports, Goodbye to ‘The Last Dance,’ and NBA Odds

    The Return of Sports, Goodbye to ‘The Last Dance,’ and NBA Odds

    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).

    • 48 min
    NFL QB Odds, Gambling on MJ and the Bulls, Plus Richard Esquinas

    NFL QB Odds, Gambling on MJ and the Bulls, Plus Richard Esquinas

    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 left the NBA for baseball (45:30).

    • 1 hr 10 min

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