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Loaded Box Podcast - NFL Gambling & Fantasy Football
NFL Gambling & Fantasy Football Podcast brought to you by @LoadedBox_Ben & @LoadedBoxDJ - Occasionally insightful. #LetsGetLoaded #GambleThroughIt
4 days ago
Episode 285: NFL Week 11 Betting Advice
Depending on whose picks you followed last week you're either playing with house money or chasing as we enter Week 11. But as always, we're back with our top against the spread picks as Ben & DJ go game-by-game through this week's NFL schedule, specifically highlighting our top plays for the week. Plus, we offer advice for coping with bad beats & learning to gamble through it...
1 hr 2 min
Nov 11, 2020
Episode 284: NFL Week 10 Betting Advice
Last week we promised a bounce-back week... and we delivered! We combined to go 9-2 against the spread while DJ hit his biggest single-game bet of the year. We look to carry the momentum into Week 10 as Ben reveals his biggest wager of the season with his Game of the Year!
Nov 5, 2020
Episode 283: NFL Week 9 Betting Advice
We've hit a rough patch the last couple of weeks, so there's only one thing left to do... Gamble Through It! It's time to win our money back as we've hit Week 9 of the 2020 NFL season, and despite the lack of wins recently, we've got some pretty high-confidence picks in play as we take you game by game through the schedule and provide our top against-the-spread picks for the week!
Oct 28, 2020
Episode 282: NFL Week 8 Betting Advice
NFL Week 8, or as Ben's calling it, the second Week 1 for the Miami Dolphins as Tua Tagovailoa makes his highly-anticipated NFL debut. We've got our weekly against the spread picks, Ben's two-team teaser of the week (which is 5-0-1, btw) and DJ's money-line parlay of the week, but I'd be lying if I didn't say the highlight of this episode is the contradicting opinions of Tua starting and the predicted results of his debut this Sunday!
1 hr 9 min
Oct 21, 2020
Episode 281: NFL Week 7 Betting Advice
We're hoping Week 7 of the 2020 NFL season is remembered as rebound weekend after last week's drubbing. However, if there's one thing that can be said about an avid gambler, it's that you've gotta have a short memory. So here we are, back with our against the spread picks for the week as we look to right the ship!
1 hr 2 min
Oct 14, 2020
Episode 280: NFL Week 6 Betting Advice
NFL Week 6 = Gambling Week! But then again, every week equals gambling week. Check out this week's top against the spread picks as we look to continue turning a profit this season. DJ looks to make it consecutive weeks winning his money-line parlay of the week, while Ben attempts to remain unbeaten with his two-team teaser of the week
1 hr 1 min
Oct 8, 2020
Episode 279: NFL Week 5 Betting Advice
After combining to go 8-1-1 against the spread last week, we're back with our picks for Week 5 of the 2020 NFL season. DJ's trying to make it two perfect weeks in a row while Ben looks to add to his 3-0 record on teaser plays. Plus, DJ provides you with his gambling contingency plan if this week's NFL action were to be canceled
Oct 1, 2020
Episode 278: NFL Week 4 Betting Advice
It's once again our favorite time of the week... money making time! Check out our picks both straight up & against the spread for each game on the Week 4 slate in the NFL, and be sure to pay close attention to our official plays as we're a combined 57% ATS as we creep in on our goal of 60 percent. Plus, check out the new strategy of, "when you don't like the numbers you see on the board, change the numbers on the board"
Sep 23, 2020
Episode 277: NFL Week 3 Betting Advice
We're off to a combined 14-8 record against the spread through the first two weeks as we get set to provide you with our straight up & ATS picks for Week 3 of the 2020 NFL season. We've never been more excited for a Rams/Bills game, and we both have an official play on Sunday's Cowboys/Seahawks matchup. Plus, we talk strategy for betting Monday's highly-anticipated Ravens/Chiefs matchup, while we also debut our tease & money-line parlay plays of the week
1 hr 8 min
Sep 9, 2020
Episode 275: NFL Week 1 Betting Advice
NFL gambling is back! Check out our picks both straight up & against the spread for week one as we look to start the season off on a winning streak. We've got quite a few disagreements this week, so find out who you side with more often. Plus, DJ has to help his wife find their child mid episode, so listen to the chaos unfold in real time...
Sep 8, 2020
Episode 274: 2020 NFL Season Predictions & Gambling Over/Under Best Bets
It's Labor Day Weekend, so that means it's time for our rare in-person episode as we debut our 2020 NFL season predictions and lay out our over/under win total best bets. We provide our division winners, playoff predictions & Super Bowl champions while mixing in advice for those over/under Vegas win totals as one of our favorite times of the year is almost here - Gambling Season!
1 hr 15 min
Aug 30, 2020
Episode 273: Who You Takin' - WR2 Matchups
Part two of our wide receiver matchups as we make our draft-day decisions on WR's ranked 13-24. Debates include... Odell Beckham vs. DJ Moore Calvin Ridley vs. Robert Woods AJ Brown vs. JuJu Smith-Schuster DK Metcalf vs. Keenan Allen Tyler Lockett vs. DJ Chark Terry McLaurin vs. Courtland Sutton Plus, we've stumbled into the perfect scenario for proposing trades in your dynasty league
Aug 23, 2020
Episode 272: Who You Takin' - WR1 Matchups
We've reached the wide receiver portion of our positional rankings episodes as we pair up the top-12 WR's in head-to-head matchups and make our selections for who we'd pick when on the clock come draft day Michael Thomas vs. Davante Adams DeAndre Hopkins vs. Tyreek Hill Julio Jones vs. Chris Godwin Mike Evans vs. Kenny Golladay Amari Cooper vs. Adam Thielen Cooper Kupp vs. Allen Robinson Plus, DJ's new hobby while drinking
Aug 16, 2020
Episode 271: Who You Takin' - RB2 Matchups
Last episode we knocked out RB's 1-12, so this time it's RB's 13-24's turn as we make fantasy football draft day calls on the following matchups: Austin Ekeler vs. Kenyan Drake Chris Carson vs. Le'Veon Bell Melvin Gordon vs. Devin Singletary Clyde Edwards-Helaire vs. James Conner Mark Ingram vs. David Montgomery David Johnson vs. Marlon Mack vs. Todd Gurley Plus, returning home to parental duties after drinking all day on the golf course...
Aug 9, 2020
Episode 270: Who You Takin' - RB1 Matchups
Matching up running backs with similar ADP's & debating who we'd take in each matchup = the best way to discuss our top-12 RB rankings. We make draft-day calls on the following: Christian McCaffrey vs. Saquon Barkley Zeke Elliott vs. Alvin Kamara Derrick Henry vs. Dalvin Cook Josh Jacobs vs. Joe Mixon Aaron Jones vs. Nick Chubb Miles Sanders vs. Leonard Fournette Plus, if college football is cancelled do we spend Saturday's at the gym or perfecting our dad bods?
Aug 2, 2020
Episode 269: Who You Takin' - QB1 Matchups
We've created hypothetical matchups for players with similar ADP's and debated who we'd take if we're choosing between those players on draft day. This episode breaks down the top-12 QB's in the following matchups... Lamar Jackson vs. Patrick Mahomes Dak Prescott vs. Deshaun Watson Kyler Murray vs. Russell Wilson Josh Allen vs. Aaron Rodgers vs. Matt Ryan Drew Brees vs. Baker Mayfield vs. Carson Wentz
Jul 27, 2020
Episode 268: Single-Digit ADP Busts
Last week we dove into some double-digit ADP guys to target, so this week we've flipped it and turned our attention to single-digit ADP guys to avoid for the 2020 fantasy football season. More likely to bust between Lamar Jackson & Kyler Murray? Sophomore slump coming for AJ Brown? Will Calvin Ridley emerge or live in Julio Jones' shadow? All of these and more as we also breakdown how DJ managed to be drunk & hungover three different times in the same day
1 hr 1 min
Jul 13, 2020
Episode 267: Double-Digit ADP Targets
Looking for some later-round guys to target this upcoming fantasy football season? We've compiled our top players to target that currently have double-digit ADP's as we help get you set for the most difficult portion of your fantasy draft. Plus, exactly how many beers does it take before you send out a tweet saying that there's seven RB's better than CMC in the NFL right now?
Jul 3, 2020
Episode 266: Fantasy Dad Bod
You know how at a certain point in players’ careers they fall off and put up dud fantasy seasons after having numerous consistent seasons? Well this episode is dedicated to nominating some of the players at risk for this, and whether or not we think you should avoid drafting them this year so that you can be ahead of the curve on avoiding these guys. We hit on 16 players, but some highlights include: Cam Newton, Drew Brees, Le'Veon Bell, Todd Gurley, Adam Thielen, AJ Green & TY Hilton
1 hr 2 min
Jun 17, 2020
Episode 265: Explain Yourself
With our crew's initial 2020 fantasy football positional rankings live on the website, we thought it would be a good idea to take shots at each other about specific player rankings that the rest of us disagree with. Allen Robinson as a top-5 WR? Aaron Rodgers over Dak Prescott & Kyler Murray? Clyde Edwards-Helaire to finish as a top-10 RB as a rookie? All of these & much more as we do a little ball breaking over a couple of beers
1 hr 18 min
Jun 8, 2020
Episode 264: We're Not Freshmen Anymore - QB & WR
Last week we discussed second-year RB's & TE's, so this week we broke down the QB's & WR's and how they'll factor into the 2020 fantasy football season. D.K. Metcalf or A.J. Brown as the top second-year receiver? Can you trust Terry McLaurin as an every-week starter? Outside of Kyler Murray, which QB needs to be on your fantasy roster? Plus, Ben's sleeper second-year WR and DJ reacts to being called out by last week's guest
1 hr 4 min
May 31, 2020
Episode 263: We're Not Freshmen Anymore - RB & TE
Joined by John Chapman of Eat Sleep Fantasy to discuss second-year RB's & TE's heading into the 2020 fantasy football season. Multiple second-year RB's with a chance to finish as an RB1? Can you trust TJ Hockenson as your fantasy squad's top tight end? Which RB's will be impacted the most by their team's using a high draft pick on a rookie RB? Plus, we reveal the true talent of the Loaded Box Podcast
1 hr 9 min
May 20, 2020
Episode 262: Loaded Impromptu Madness
Anything goes as this impromptu episode features a variety of 2020 fantasy football takes, predictions on Aaron Rodgers' next Super Bowl team, arrest week in the NFL & how to properly value tight ends. Grab some beers and enjoy the next hour of your life
1 hr 2 min
May 14, 2020
Episode 261: 2020 NFL Over/Under Win Totals (AFC)
Last week we knocked out the NFC, so we're back this week to discuss over/under win totals for those in the AFC for the 2020 NFL season. Projecting the Patriots with a new QB for the first time in two decades? Ravens or Chiefs more likely to fail to reach their win total? Plus, DJ gives Ben his annual "temper your expectations" talk when it comes to the Dolphins
1 hr 11 min
May 11, 2020
Episode 260: 2020 NFL Over/Under Win Totals (NFC)
The 2020 NFL schedule has been released so that means we're one step closer to being able to gamble on football. We talk over/under win totals for those in the NFC & highlight our favorite bets now that the draft and schedule release have taken place. Hangover in San Francisco? Expectations too high in Tampa? Plus a big difference in opinion regarding the Vikings & Rams
1 hr 2 min
Apr 26, 2020
Episode 259: 2020 NFL Draft Recap
We do our best to recap three glorious days of the 2020 NFL Draft into an hour-long episode. Our favorite & least favorite picks, which teams dominated/underwhelmed, and the numerous puzzling moves made by the Green Bay Packers. Plus, DJ takes his first crack at pronouncing Noah Igbinoghene
1 hr 5 min
Apr 21, 2020
Episode 258: 2020 NFL Draft Prop Bets w/ Eliot Crist
Mixing two of our favorite things - the 2020 NFL Draft & gambling - made too much sense, so we had to drop an episode detailing our favorite prop bets. And since Eliot Crist has spent his time during quarantine examining every single prop bet known to man, we knew he had to join us for this episode. If you're not anxious to wager your entire paycheck (if you're still getting one) after this episode, you're doing it wrong...
1 hr 23 min
Apr 13, 2020
Episode 257: NFL Draft QB's w/ Matt Hicks
We've been holding off on previewing the QB's in the 2020 NFL Draft so that we could have the most up-to-date information prior to the draft. However, today we pulled the trigger on the episode as we're joined by Matt Hicks of The Dynasty Draft Room to discuss Joe Burrow, Tua Tagovailoa, Justin Herbert, Jordan Love & a few other QB's in the class of 2020. Trading up for Tua? How much is too much in a trade to move up to No. 1? Herbert or Love more likely to slip? Plus, going a month without wearing pants with a zipper - sad or impressive?
1 hr 6 min
Apr 2, 2020
Episode 256: BEER DRAFT
The combination of being stuck inside, watching NFL Draft coverage all day & drinking even more than usual has led us to the obvious place of... a BEER DRAFT! Listen to seven of us drink, draft & rant about beer & football as we're joined by Dan Thury & Kris Hopper of the Beer Fueled Fantasy Football Podcast
1 hr 29 min
Apr 1, 2020
Episode 255: 2020 NFL Mock Draft (w/ a loaded twist)
We can't just do things normal, so we had to put a spin on our 2020 NFL Mock Draft episode. We gathered Zach Patraw of The Dynasty Draft Room and John Chapman of the 49ers Rush Podcast to help us mock the first 32 picks of this year's draft, but, the catch is that the selector has to pick between one of the three players that the rest of the guys on the podcast have nominated for that particular selection. Join us with a drink & enjoy!
1 hr 33 min
Mar 25, 2020
Episode 254: NFL Draft RB's w/ Zach Hicks
In quarantine, but joined electronically by Zach Hicks of Stampede Blue & Cover 1 to discuss the top running backs in the 2020 NFL Draft. How early can we expect these RB's to be selected? Who is best equipped to have longest/most successful career? Late-round RB's that may surprise? Plus, strategies for fending off "Internet Guy"
1 hr 2 min
Mar 10, 2020
Episode 253: NFL Draft WR's w/ John Chapman - Part 2
We welcome back John Chapman of the 49ers Rush Podcast for Part 2 of our 2020 NFL Draft discussion regarding wide receivers. We breakdown the likes of Justin Jefferson, Laviska Shenault, Brandon Aiyuk, Denzel Mims & Donovan Peoples-Jones while John also goes the entire episode without scratching his face in fear of the Coronavirus
Mar 5, 2020
Episode 252: 2020 NFL Mock Draft Review
We recently released our NFL Mock Draft Version 3.0, so we've dedicated this episode to discussing the selections, trades & confidence level in the first 32 picks of April's draft. Tua going No. 2 overall? Lions landing Chase Young & Trevon Diggs? Will the Packers be aggressive in their pursuit of surrounding Aaron Rodgers with playmakers? Plus, are you catching your child's vomit or letting it fall to the floor?
1 hr 8 min
Feb 25, 2020
Episode 251: Top 2020 NFL Draft WR's w/ John Chapman
Part one of our discussion with John Chapman of the 49ers Rush Podcast regarding the top wide receivers in the 2020 NFL Draft. We dive into CeeDee Lamb, Jerry Jeudy, Henry Ruggs, Tee Higgins & Jalen Reagor and discuss strengths, weaknesses, ideal fits, and projected landing spots in April's draft. Plus, we stumble into a way to keep our yearly tradition with John alive!
Feb 23, 2020
Episode 250: NFL Draft/Las Vegas Raiders Offseason Preview w/ Mitchell Renz
Mitchell Renz of Chat Sports joins us to discuss the NFL Draft and what lies ahead this offseason for the Las Vegas Raiders. Which direction should the Raiders go with picks 12 & 19 in the first round? Carr, Brady, or someone else at QB in 2020? Plus, did Mitchell's appearance on Hardknocks give him more credibility in the football community, or more success as a pickup line with the ladies?
Feb 15, 2020
Episode 249: 2020 NFL Draft Edge Rushers w/ Zach Patraw
Our first 2020 NFL Draft preview episode as we're joined by Zach Patraw of The Dynasty Draft Room to discuss this year's top edge rushers. Would the Redskins regret trading pick No. 2 and missing out on Chase Young if they move back? How does Zach scout the position when comparing a statistical producer vs. a high-potential player? Plus, find out some of Zach's favorite non-big-names at the position and play along as we debut Shakira or animal
Feb 4, 2020
Episode 248: Super Bowl 54 Recap
We kick off our first episode of our fifth season with one of our favorite moments of Super Bowl 54. We also discuss the incompetent clock management of the 49ers, the future of Jimmy Garoppolo & Tom Brady, Patrick Mahomes vs. Damien Williams for MVP, and how those who negatively reacted to the halftime show should change their tune. Also, we remind you for the second straight year why you need to avoid Super Bowl parties
Jan 30, 2020
Episode 247: Super Bowl 54 Gambling Preview
One. Last. Chance. (to gamble away all of your money)! Not only are we giving our straight up & against the spread picks for Super Bowl LIV, but we're discussing our favorite prop bets for Sunday's finale. Everything including the coin toss, the halftime show and the game itself, we're going all in as the NFL gambling season comes to an end. Plus, now that we're about to be finished gambling on football for the season, what are we going to do with all the money we'll be saving?
Jan 15, 2020
Episode 246: AFC/NFC Conference Championship Against the Spread Picks
Time to see if DJ can keep his winning streak alive as we've reached AFC/NFC Conference Championship Weekend in the NFL. He's now 18-9-2 against the spread over the last six weeks while Ben dropped to .500 over the same time span after last week's 0-4 disaster. Plus, how to handle an end-of-the-year, open-bar fantasy football party with a newborn waiting for you when you get home
Jan 8, 2020
Episode 245: NFL Divisional Round Against the Spread Picks
We both went 2-1-1 against the spread last week, now we've got four more games to gamble on as we've hit the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs. Check out our picks and predictions both straight up & against the spread as we look to continue our winning ways. Plus, the brilliant ideas people come up with as fans of terrible teams & what a sleepover at Jerry Jones' house looks like
Jan 1, 2020
Episode 244: NFL Wild Card Weekend Against the Spread Picks
Wild Card Weekend is here and we're looking to carry our winning momentum from the end of the regular season into the playoffs. We've got differing opinions on three of the four games, so you're guaranteed to get thoughts from all angles. Plus, DJ drank for two this NYE, and the hangover is real
Dec 27, 2019
Episode 243: NFL Week 17 Against the Spread Picks
It's the worst week in the NFL to gamble on, but as sports betting degenerates, there are no off weeks. So crack a beer with us and find out who we're betting on in Week 17 with our straight up & against the spread picks for each & every game. Plus, with Ben's baby being born, we have our first installment of Daddy Advice w/ DJ's Friend Ben
Dec 18, 2019
Episode 242: NFL Week 16 Against the Spread Picks
After combining to go 6-3 last week for +13 units, we're back to give our picks both straight up & against the spread for Week 16 in the NFL. Hear why we're on opposite sides of Texans vs. Bucs and Saints vs. Titans but couldn't agree more on Ravens vs. Browns. Plus, DJ lets Ben know what to expect in the near future as this is Ben's last episode before becoming a father...
Dec 17, 2019
Episode 241: Fantasy Football Championship Weekend Preview
Championship weekend is here - time to win your fantasy football league, collect that cash & have bragging rights over your friends for the entire offseason. We've dedicated this episode to start/sit questions and advice for your lineups heading into Week 16 in the NFL. Plus, DJ provides his top DFS bargain play at each position for those DraftKings & FanDuel lineups
Dec 12, 2019
Episode 240: NFL Week 15 Against the Spread Picks
Our self-proclaimed best gambling preview podcast of the year. Straight up & against the spread picks for each game, added insight on our weekly carded plays, and "learning" to be a selective gambler... Plus, a preview of our College Football Bowl Games live betting blog
Dec 10, 2019
Episode 239: NFL Week 15 Fantasy Football Preview
Whether it's your redraft fantasy football playoff matchups or your daily fantasy sports lineups, we've got you covered for Week 15 in the NFL. Listener start/sit questions to go along with our DFS bargains, stacks, must-use/avoid players. Plus, podcasting from the hospital while your wife gives birth?
Dec 5, 2019
Episode 238: NFL Week 14 Against the Spread Picks
For the first time this gambling season we're joined by Intern Logan as we go game-by-game through the NFL Week 14 schedule with our straight up and against the spread picks. Straight bets, parlays, teasers, we've got a little bit of everything this week. Plus, Intern Logan and his wife have started trying to make a baby, and we have unsolicited advice
Nov 28, 2019
Episode 237: NFL Week 13 Against the Spread Picks
What better way to spend your Thanksgiving break than gambling on NFL football? Check out our picks both straight up & against the spread for each game on the Week 13 schedule. Are the Packers a safe bet after last week's blunder? Which Kirk Cousins will show up in a prime-time matchup vs. the Seahawks? Plus, we drink and sing old school K-Ci & JoJo
Nov 26, 2019
Episode 236: NFL Week 13 Fantasy Football Preview
It's must-win time as we've reached the final week of the fantasy football regular season so we've got start/sit advice to go along with our DFS bargains & must-use players for the week. Which Chargers' RB gets the nod between Gordon & Ekeler? Which Bucs' WR are you using between Evans & Godwin? Everything you need as we approach the fantasy playoffs!
Nov 21, 2019
Episode 235: NFL Week 12 Against the Spread Picks
Time for Week 12's straight up & against the spread picks for each game on the slate. Can the Cowboys go into New England and pull off the upset? What does Vegas know that the Eagles are favored over the Seahawks? Plus, Ben reveals his Game of the Year, while DJ receives his punishment for losing his last week
Nov 19, 2019
Episode 234: NFL Week 12 Fantasy Football Preview
Every player, every point, and every matchup matters now as we enter Week 12 of the 2019 NFL season. It's do-or-die time in fantasy football so we're here to provide our starts/sits & weekly advice to go along with our DFS stacks, bargains & must-use/avoid players. Plus, Ben channels his inner Mark Ingram to introduce DJ into the podcast
Nov 14, 2019
Episode 233: NFL Week 11 Against the Spread Picks
Time to ride the wave of a winning week as we get you set for Week 11 of the NFL season with our game-by-game picks both straight up & against the spread. Ben looks like build on his 3-0 record from last week while DJ announces his Game of the Year
Nov 12, 2019
Episode 232: NFL Week 11 Fantasy Football Preview
We ramble, we get off topic, we discuss the hell you live in being a Dolphins fan, but most importantly, we provide our daily fantasy sports bargains, stacks, must-use/avoid players & answer listener start/sit questions for Week 11 in the NFL. We've got both a bargain & expensive option at QB, a RB you need to find a way to get into your lineups, and WR's that will have no issues living up to their current price tag. Grab a beer & enjoy!
Nov 6, 2019
Episode 231: NFL Week 10 Against the Spread Picks
We ponder incorporating load management this week in an attempt to turn the gambling season around, but DJ opens the podcast with a pep talk that quickly ends that idea as we look to bounce back with our against the spread picks for Week 10 in the NFL. Shooters shoot and gamblers gamble, so take a look at which games we recommend wagering on this weekend!
Nov 5, 2019
Episode 230: NFL Week 10 Fantasy Football Preview
We've hit double-digit weeks in the 2019 NFL season as we get you set for Week 10 with our fantasy football preview. Listener start/sit questions along with daily fantasy sports stacks, bargains and advice for the week. Plus, if giving up beer for an entire year was the only way to keep an NFL team out of London, could you do it?
Oct 31, 2019
Episode 229: NFL Week 9 Against the Spread Picks
Will Packers vs. Chargers be a scoring fest? Are the Jaguars a shoe-in to win their annual home game in London? Can the Patriots actually blow out Lamar Jackson and the Ravens? Hear our take on these questions and check out our picks both straight up & against the spread for every game on the schedule for Week 9 in the NFL. Plus, daddy advice with DJ makes an unpleasant return
Oct 29, 2019
Episode 228: NFL Week 9 Fantasy Football Preview
Get set for Week 9 in the NFL with our fantasy football preview. Listener start/sit questions & trade proposals, plus our weekly daily fantasy sports stacks, bargains & advice for the week. Also, DJ reacts to and attempts to describe Ben's NFL-themed Halloween costume
Oct 24, 2019
Episode 227: NFL Week 8 Against the Spread Picks
It's the week of the home favorites as all but one home team is favored in Week 8 of the NFL season. Will the Jets & Eagles bounce back as road dogs after last week's terrible performances? Can the Browns pick up a much-needed win away from home against the Patriots? How will the Chiefs perform potentially without Patrick Mahomes? All of this and more as we go through each game and give our picks both straight up & against the spread
Oct 22, 2019
Episode 226: NFL Week 8 Fantasy Football Preview
Injuries and bye weeks have started making their annual appearance so we're back with answers to your fantasy football questions for Week 8 in the NFL. Plus, our usual daily fantasy sports bargains, stacks, must use/avoid players and general advice for this week in fantasy. And what's worse - being kicked out of a college football game for dancing, or falling off the Sooner Schooner?
Oct 17, 2019
Episode 225: NFL Week 7 Against the Spread Picks
Week 7 features our most combined carded against the spread picks in a single week so far this season while DJ also gets aggressive with a pair of money line bets as we break down each game on the schedule with our straight up & against the spread picks. Plus, we've (for some reason) given the listeners the power to decide a game that we'll bet on using some money we've stumbled upon recently
Oct 15, 2019
Episode 224: NFL Week 7 Fantasy Football Preview
We're back for Week 7 in the NFL to get you set for the upcoming week in fantasy football with listener start/sit questions along with daily fantasy sports bargains, stacks & general advice. Plus, Ben becomes the world's largest Redskins fan for a single play & learns he has another lover via a psychic palm reading
Oct 10, 2019
Episode 223: NFL Week 6 Against the Spread Picks
It's the best time of the week - gambling time! Take a look at our picks both straight up & against the spread for Week 6 in the NFL as we look to turn another profitable week. Will the Chiefs snap out of their recent funk? Can Kirk Cousins manufacturer back-to-back solid performances? Why we haven't seen the best of Philip Rivers & the Chargers and how the Tank for Tua Bowl will turn out. Plus, Snoop Dogg makes us miss our college days
Oct 8, 2019
Episode 222: NFL Week 6 Fantasy Football Preview
We're back for Week 6 in the NFL with a mix of bargains & expensive players, along with stacks and must use/avoid players for those daily fantasy sports lineups. DeAndre Hopkins time to break out? How is D.J. Chark still so cheap? Is it wise to use Redskins RB's vs. a terrible Dolphins' defense? Plus, fantasy football start/sit listener questions and how watching Mason Rudolph being escorted off the field last week reminded us of our college days
Oct 3, 2019
Episode 221: NFL Week 5 Against the Spread Picks
After going a combined 8-3 against the spread last week, we're back with our NFL Week 5 Gambling Preview episode. Will the Vikings & Falcons remember to bring their offenses on the road with them this week? Who takes Green Bay vs. Dallas with both coming off close losses? We give our picks straight up and against the spread for each game and discuss the possibility of bringing a cooler of beer to a birthing class
Oct 1, 2019
Episode 220: NFL Week 5 Fantasy Football Preview
Daily fantasy sports stacks, bargains & must-use players for Week 5 in the NFL. Ben claims this week's DFS lineup is his most confident in his history of playing daily fantasy sports, and reveals his picks via the guessing game, "Who am I?" Plus, listener fantasy football start/sit questions and what feels worse - a weekend hangover or getting disintegrated the way Marcus Peters was by Donovan Smith?
Sep 26, 2019
Episode 219: NFL Week 4 Against the Spread Picks
Some disagreements in picks will ensure one of us is profitable this week! See which side you're on as we go game-by-game with our straight up and against the spread picks for Week 4 in the NFL. Are the Cowboys in line for a letdown? Cousins vs. Trubisky in the battle of average QB's. Plus, quitting sports gambling vs. making your wife get a second job
Sep 24, 2019
Episode 218: NFL Week 4 Fantasy Football Preview
Fantasy football start/sit listener questions. Daily fantasy sports bargains, stacks and advice. The strategy we discovered for hitting on college girls too late in life. Plus, try to guess along with DJ at some of Ben's favorite DFS plays for Week 4 in the NFL as we bring back, "Who am I?"
Sep 19, 2019
Episode 217: NFL Week 3 Against the Spread Picks
Will Week 3 be the week DJ climbs his way out of the hole he's found himself in after just two weeks into the NFL season? He breaks out a new strategy while Ben copes with the fact he's down money despite a winning record. Our game-by-game predictions both straight up and against the spread, our reaction to multiple 20+ point spreads, and the debuts of Mason Rudolph & Daniel Jones
Sep 18, 2019
Episode 216: NFL Week 3 Fantasy Football Preview
Looking to spend big on a running back this week? See which of the top-five most expensive RB's we'd suggest to go along with our QB/WR stacks and weekly bargain plays in daily fantasy sports for Week 3 in the NFL. Plus, listener fantasy football start/sit questions and the best way pre-game drink for a noon college game
Sep 10, 2019
Episode 215: NFL Week 2 Fantasy Football Preview
After jumping out to a hot start last week in daily fantasy, we're back with our NFL Week 2 DFS stacks, bargains, must-use players and general advice for those FanDuel & DraftKings lineups. Plus, we answer listener fantasy football start/sit questions and give our instant reactions to Antonio Brown's recent allegations, which broke while we were recording!
Sep 6, 2019
Episode 214: NFL Week 1 Against the Spread Picks
It's the time of the year every degenerate gambler has been waiting for since the Super Bowl... Week 1 of the 2019 NFL season! Find out which games we're betting on this opening weekend as we give our straight up and against the spread picks for each game on the week-one slate. Plus, would Jon Gruden be better off utilizing alcohol rather than counting backwards by three?
Sep 3, 2019
Episode 213: NFL Week 1 Fantasy Football Preview
NFL football is back, fantasy football is underway, and that means it's time to get back into talking starts/sits, advice for your daily fantasy lineups and listener questions. Check out our DFS Stack of the Week, our sleeper/bargain picks, and how many years our annual fantasy draft weekend took off our lives...
Aug 31, 2019
Episode 212: 2019 NFL Season Predictions
One of our favorite episodes of the year - our rare, in-person podcast where we give you our predictions for the 2019 NFL season. Division winners, playoff matchups and Super Bowl champions to go along with our choices for MVP and Offensive & Defensive Rookie of the Year. Plus, we preview our upcoming fantasy draft, which typically features more beers drank than number of rounds in the draft
Aug 25, 2019
Episode 211: 2019 Fantasy Football Rankings - WR's 1-12
We've reached peak fantasy football draft season as we break down this year's top wide receivers in our final positional rankings preview episode of the season. Where are we comfortable taking T.Y. Hilton now that Andrew Luck has retired? Deciding between DeAndre Hopkins and Davante Adams as the overall WR1? Which preseason top-12 WR is most likely to boom, bust, and who has the safest floor? Our 30-second sales pitch for both Mike Evans & Tyreek Hill; and we let the world know exactly when you need to host your fantasy draft
Aug 19, 2019
Episode 210: 2019 Fantasy Football Rankings - WR's 13-24
You're about to learn everything you need to know about drafting WR's 13-24 this fantasy football season in quite possibly the most entertaining fashion a podcast can produce. Trivia questions, either/or debates, overall finish predictions, draft strategies, time-limit answers and paying another man to satisfy your wife on your anniversary. If you don't like this episode, you're doing fantasy football wrong
Aug 13, 2019
Episode 209: 2019 Fantasy Football Rankings - RB's 1-12
Find out which RB1's we're targeting and avoiding as we help get you prepared for the 2019 fantasy football season. Ben makes his claim for Christian McCaffrey as this fantasy season's top overall selection while we also give you our advice for handling the likes of Zeke Elliott, Todd Gurley and Melvin Gordon. After getting burned by Le'Veon Bell last year, find out why DJ isn't letting that cloud his judgement in '19. Also, Ben defends his alcohol-induced Facebook comment on his friends sister's bikini pic
Aug 5, 2019
Episode 208: 2019 Fantasy Football Rankings - RB's 13-24
We continue our 2019 fantasy football positional rankings with running backs ranked 13th through 24th. Which rookie RB deserves your attention? Leonard Fournette a third-round steal? How high is too high to draft Aaron Jones? Will the Titans finally use Derrick Henry the right way? Picking between Phillip Lindsay & Mark Ingram. Plus, should you be able to freely urinate at an outdoor wedding reception?
Jul 29, 2019
Episode 207: 2019 Fantasy Football Rankings – QB’s 1-12
Time to breakdown this upcoming season's top quarterbacks as we continue to get you prepared for the 2019 fantasy football season with QB's ranked 1-12. Kyler Murray a misfit in these rankings? Deciding between Cam Newton & Russell Wilson? Patrick Mahomes not the sure-fire QB1? All of this plus DJ's observations from Packers training camp
Jul 23, 2019
Episode 206: 2019 Fantasy Football Rankings - QB's 13-24
We kickoff our 2019 fantasy football positional rankings by breaking down quarterbacks ranked 13-24. Which of these QB's has the best chance of finishing as a QB1? Who makes our list of quarterbacks to avoid? Will Big Ben & Tom Brady return to consistent weekly starters? All of these questions and more answered as we help get you prepared for your fantasy drafts. Plus, is it possible to not know that you're pregnant prior to giving birth?
Jul 16, 2019
Episode 205: Fantasy Football Ranking Discrepancies
The quickly approaching fantasy football season means it's time for positional rankings, and positional rankings means drafters are going to have discrepancies. In this episode, Ben and DJ discuss some of their biggest differences in individual player rankings for the upcoming fantasy season. They also preview a bachelor party for the upcoming weekend that's sure to turn into a two-day hangover...
Jul 9, 2019
Episode 204: Fantasy Football's Top Sleepers & Busts - NFC
Looking for some double-digit round sleepers? Wondering which high-round picks are going to bust? We continue to get you set for the 2019 fantasy football season as we discuss our sleeper/bust picks from the NFC - well except for DJ - he mixed AFC & NFC due to alcohol/incompetence. So with that, we breakdown DJ's alcohol consumption during the 4th of July weekend and Ben is back with another installment of pregnant-wife advice
Jul 1, 2019
Episode 203: Fantasy Football's Top Sleepers & Busts - AFC
With DJ starting his weeklong beer-drinking bender, Ben is joined by Mikey Ostrowski of Goal-Line Fantasy Football to discuss their top sleepers and busts from the AFC for the 2019 fantasy football season. We've got two guys with first-round ADP's to steer away from and a few players with double-digit ADP's we suggest adding to your fantasy squads this upcoming season. Plus, the ideal draft position to select from and the debate between Zeke Elliott & Alvin Kamara
1 hr 10 min
Jun 24, 2019
Episode 202: We're Not Freshmen Anymore - RB's & TE's
Several second-year running backs are going to play a large role in determining fantasy football championships in 2019, so we're back to discuss the likes of Saquon Barkley, James Conner, Nick Chubb, Kerryon Johnson, Sony Michel and several others as we prepare for the upcoming season. Plus, DJ's alarming weight gain and Ben's second installment of pregnant-wife advice. Oh, and we sneak in like 12 words regarding tight ends, too
Jun 16, 2019
Episode 201: We're Not Freshmen Anymore - QB's & WR's
We talk second-year QB's & WR's and whether or not we're considering them at their current average draft positions with Kristopher Hopper of the Beer Fueled Fantasy Football Podcast. Is it a wise choice to make your wife a honey-do list? Pregnant-wife advice w/ Ben? Grab some beers and something to take notes with, proceed to listen!
1 hr 13 min
Jun 5, 2019
Episode 200: Fantasy Football "Would You Rather" WR Edition
Episode 200 as we play the fantasy football version of would you rather - wide receiver edition! We've paired 12 WR's in head-to-head matchups and debated who we'd rather take based on their current average draft position. Plus, we open our 200th episode deciding whether or not Aaron Rodgers was more "alpha male" or "lame" with his claim about other QB's in the recent beer-chugging occurrences
May 27, 2019
Episode 199: Fantasy Football "Would You Rather" RB Edition
We're joined by Andrew Erickson (@AndrewErickson_) to play the fantasy football version of would you rather - running back edition. We've paired up 12 running backs in head-to-head matchups and debated who we'd rather draft based on their current average draft position. More importantly, we completed the Second-Annual, NFL-themed Spelling Bee as DJ squares off against Andrew in a can't-miss competition (be sure to play along at home)!
May 19, 2019
Episode 198: 2019 NFL Over/Under Win Totals (NFC)
We've already knocked out the AFC, so now we're back to discuss 2019 NFL over/under win totals for those in the NFC. Will the Packers return to the playoffs with a double-digit win season? Who's the favorite between Philly & Dallas to take the East? Are the Saints the most complete team in the league? Plus, who is the more ideal beer pong partner between Andrew Luck and Rob Gronkowski?
1 hr 8 min
May 12, 2019
Episode 197: 2019 NFL Over/Under Win Totals (AFC)
Post-NFL Draft win totals have been updated for the 2019 NFL season, and since we can't control our gambling habits, we're going through the teams in the AFC and letting you know whether we like the over or under for each team for the upcoming season. Will the Chiefs regress after last year's explosion w/ Pat Mahomes? Is betting the over on the Browns' win total too obvious? Plus, if we could only bet the over/under on one AFC team, who would it be? Oh, and Daddy Advice w/ DJ just in time for Mother's Day
Apr 29, 2019
Episode 196: 2019 NFL Draft Recap
The most-anticipated event of the NFL offseason has reached its conclusion so we're back to give you our breakdown of the 2019 NFL Draft. Favorite/least favorite picks, which players we think were reached for & which players were steals, team draft grades, what to make of Josh Rosen to the Dolphins and the fall of D.K. Metcalf!
Apr 22, 2019
Episode 195: Final 2019 NFL Draft Preview
It's NFL Draft week so we're doing our final preview podcast before Thursday's first round. Our final mock drafts are complete so were breaking down the first 32 picks and answering questions such as which picks we're most confident in? Who's most likely to bust? Who will be the best player three years from now? Which pick was the hardest to predict? What direction will the teams with multiple first-round picks go? And which team do we see most likely to trade up? Plus, which holiday is the most appropriate to be hungover for?
Apr 17, 2019
Episode 194: 2019 NFL Draft Preview - Top WR's w/ Zach Patraw
We're talking top wide receivers in the 2019 NFL Draft with first-time guest Zach Patraw who contributes to several places including Gridiron Experts and the Dynasty Draft Room. Find out his surprise WR that falls out of his top five and is his most likely "bust" candidate in this year's class. Also, listen as Zach settles some of Ben & DJ's top ongoing debates!
Apr 3, 2019
Episode 193: 2019 NFL Draft Preview - Top Edge Rushers w/ John Chapman
Making his debut on the podcast is John Chapman of Eat, Sleep Fantasy Football & the 49ers Hub as he joins the guys to discuss the top edge rushers in the 2019 NFL Draft. Find out which prospects he's picking to find success, which he thinks may bust, and which teams are the best fit for this class of edge rushers. And like all NFL Draft-related guests we have on, we go outside of the box for some additional entertainment!
1 hr 11 min
Mar 26, 2019
Episode 192: 2019 NFL Draft Preview - Top CBs w/ Zach Hicks
Our first NFL Draft positional preview podcast of the 2019 offseason as we're joined by Zach Hicks of Stampede Blue & The Draft Wire to preview this year's top cornerbacks. See which players Zach thinks sit atop this year's draft class and play along as we break out "Who's Better, What's Better" with our guest!
Mar 21, 2019
Episode 191: NFL Draft Top-10 Questions
It took a long time but we finally got Loaded Box Podcast writer and the founder of Goal-Line Fantasy, Mikey Ostrowski, to join us for a podcast. We're talking 2019 NFL Draft as we go through the top questions for each team selecting in the top 10. We also get a head start on prepping our livers for the upcoming March Madness party
Mar 16, 2019
Episode 190: NFL Free Agency Fallout w/ Beer Fueled Fantasy
With our "A" guest having to back out of this episode last minute, we turned to the "B" team and with no agenda or prep time we put back some beers and talked about the latest happenings in the NFL. OBJ & AB and their fantasy football impact on their new teams, Tyreek Hill's new issue, the best & worst signings in free agency, and we expose Ben for his lack of knowledge pertaining to real-life events. Oh, and by "B" team we mean Beer Fueled Fantasy's Kris Hopper
Mar 10, 2019
Episode 189: Antonio Brown Trade, Latest NFL News & Detroit Lions Offseason Preview
We breakdown Antonio Brown to the Raiders and discuss if it was a good move for Oakland and how it impacts AB's value in fantasy football. The guys also discuss why they're upset the AB to Buffalo trade didn't go down, the Case Keenum trade to Washington, their thoughts on the Detroit Lions' plans for free agency and the NFL Draft, and why it's Breakfast Pizza Season (or szn as the kids say)
Mar 3, 2019
Episode 188: NFL Combine, Trade Talks & Green Bay Packers Offseason Preview
It's rumor season in the NFL as we've reached the Scouting Combine portion of the offseason. Which players rumored as trade candidates should we take seriously? What to make about Kyler Murray's height/weight, D.K. Metcalf's freakish workout, and Dwayne Haskins' slow 40-yard dash? Is it time to trade Todd Gurley in Dynasty Fantasy Football? A preview of the Green Bay Packers offseason and much more!
1 hr 2 min
Feb 24, 2019
Episode 187: NFL Updates & Oakland Raiders Offseason Preview
So far the NFL offseason has taught us that football never sleeps, and apparently neither does Robert Kraft. We discuss a horny Bob Kraft, the latest surrounding Antonio Brown & Le'Veon Bell, a preview of the NFL Combine, selecting Trevor Lawrence over this year's NFL-draft eligible QBs, and a preview of the Oakland Raiders' offseason
Feb 12, 2019
Episode 186: Questions & Headlines Heading into the 2019 NFL Offseason
We're joined by Mitchell Renz of Chat Sports to discuss the biggest headlines and questions we'll see heading into the 2019 NFL offseason. Landing spots for Antonio Brown & Nick Foles? Is Kareem Hunt signing with the Browns a good football move? Was Kyler Murray right to pick football over baseball? Which team will select the first QB in the NFL Draft? Plus, what's more enjoyable: sexy time with the lady or being a guest on the Loaded Box Podcast?