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Chicken Dinner

Chicken Dinner covers all angles of sports handicapping and features interviews with sports media personalities and some of the sharpest bettors around. Follow the show on Twitter: @chickenxdinner @spshoot
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Feb 1, 2019

0:43 - A Chicken Dinner first

3:13 - Patriots-Rams

9:57 - Prop bets

25:17 - Guest - Joe Ostrowski (@JoeO670)

Topics include hosting the first sports betting show in Chicago, the constantly expanding coverage, betting the Big Game, grabbing the right numbers, in-game wagering, Tim Donaghy and Gatorade, possible longshots for MVP, Joe’s rolodex of props, The Albino and story time about a 200-to-1 future

44:18 - Free gear!

Jan 17, 2019

0:43 - Pray for Shea

3:43 - NFL Championship Weekend :: Rams-Saints, Patriots-Chiefs

14:55 - Super Bowl LIV Futures

21:00 - Guest Herb Lawrence (@Ecnerwal23)

Topics include producing Cubs baseball as a Sox fan, media puppets, the Manny Machado madness, Matt Nagy turning into a pumpkin in the playoffs, Cody Parkey, next year’s NFC North, NFL Championship Weekend, the future of sports betting and weed in Illinois and serving cheeseburgers at the White House

43:13 - Chicken Parlay

Jan 11, 2019

0:43 - Alabama... get in the box!

2:28 - Next year’s national championship futures

5:33 - NFL Playoffs :: Colts-Chiefs, Cowboys-Rams, Chargers-Patriots, Eagles-Saints

19:23 - Guest Shea in Irving (@SheaInIrving)

Topics include the inevitable Jason Garrett extension, first half Cowboy unders, running the damn ball, playing in Los Angeles, a potential Patriots trap, the Colts’ rising defense, young quarterbacks struggling in the playoffs, Big Dick Nick and tequila

27:05 - Chicken Parlay

Jan 5, 2019

0:43 - National titles?!

5:10 - Get ready to bet Longhorns futures

8:45 - Treebark Falafel finished 10-and-7

10:05 - NFL Playoffs :: Colts-Texans, Seahawks-Cowboys, Chargers-Ravens, Eagles-Bears

20:55 - Clemson-Alabama Part IV

23:53 - Guest Joe Fortenbaugh (@JoeFortenbaugh)

Topics include Northwestern on the moneyline, sticking to your gut, laughing off bad beats, the national championship, Trevor Lawrence against Nick Saban, betting on Jason Garrett, public postseason underdogs, false perception on the Eagles, Joe’s love for the Chargers, doubling down on Kobe Bryant, going 0-and-9 on a weekend, taking bets in college and learning from your mistakes

53:15 - Chicken Parlay

Dec 28, 2018

0:43 - Sweeeeeep

3:20 - NCAAF Bowls :: Purdue-Auburn, Iowa State-Washington State, Florida-Michigan, Oklahoma-Alabama, Notre Dame-Clemson, Northwestern-Utah, Michigan State-Oregon

17:30 - NFL Week 17 :: Cowboys-Giants, Dolphins-Bills, Browns-Ravens, Colts-Titans, Chargers-Broncos, Raiders-Chiefs

27:10 - Treebark Falafel shoots for 10-and-7

27:35 - Chicken Parlay

Dec 20, 2018

0:43 - Um... Vance Joseph?!

5:00 - Treebark Falafel shoots for 10-and-6

6:00 - NCAAF Bowls :: Marshall-South Florida, Florida International-Toledo, BYU-Western Michigan, Wake Forest-Memphis, Houston-Army

14:04 - NFL Week 16 :: Redskins-Titans, Ravens-Chargers, Giants-Colts, Texans-Eagles, Packers-Jets, Bengals-Browns, Bears-49ers, Chiefs-Seahawks, Broncos-Raiders

30:10 - Guest Dan Lifshatz (@OverUnder985)

Topics include the Patriots’ run defense, Belichick against the Bills, the sports betting craze, buying tout packages in college, losing your mind on bad Under beats, Chinese basketball, Week 16, Cleveland laying nine points and Dan’s pick for AFC champ

51:05 - Chicken Parlay

Dec 14, 2018

0:43 - R.I.P. Colgate

4:54 - NCAAF Bowls :: Arizona State-Fresno State, Middle Tennessee-Appalachian State

15:05 - NFL Week 15 :: Chiefs-Chargers, Browns-Broncos, Cowboys-Colts, Packers-Bears, Patriots-Steelers, Eagles-Rams,

30:30 - Guest - Joe Osborne (@JTFOz) oddsshark.com

Topics include betting beginnings, gambling at gas stations, NBA first quarter bets, the Bears’ first half dominance, a Rams bounce back, the Steelers against their Daddy, small spreads vs. moneylines, NFL playoff sleepers, being a Dolphins fan in Canada and Joe’s worst bad beat

49:55 - Treebark Falafel

50:28 - Chicken Parlay

Dec 6, 2018

0:43 - Nice little pick me up

5:17 - Mike Gundy covers a losing bet, the Chili’s baby back ribs jingle is making the rounds and Treebark Falafel shoots for 10-and-4

9:15 - NCAAF :: Army-Navy, Colgate-North Dakota State

13:50 - NFL Week 14 :: Jaguars-Titans, Ravens-Chiefs, Falcons-Packers, Rams-Bears, Eagles-Cowboys, Vikings-Seahawks

28:25 - Guest Adam Amin

Topics include the College Football Playoff, Georgia’s résumé, Pac-12 disrespect, Michigan’s bowl game motivation, the redshirt rule, being a jerk, doing play-by-play during blowouts, the Bears’ turnaround and hanging out with Mike Leach

49:20 - Chicken Parlay

Nov 30, 2018

0:43 - Oh hey there

4:00 - The boys are back from a two-week hiatus, Joe revisits being a Michigan Man in Columbus last weekend, Mike Francesa is clueless and Treebark Falafel shoots for 9-and-4

13:40 - NCAAF Conference Championships :: Northern Illinois-Buffalo, Texas-Oklahoma, Georgia-Alabama, Northwestern-Ohio State

23:00 - NFL Week 13 :: Browns-Texans, Bears-Giants, Chargers-Steelers, Vikings-Patriots

31:15 - Guest Kevin Braig - quantcoach.com 

Topics include the difference between Mitch Trubisky and Chase Daniel, Kansas City’s creativity and efficiency, Big Ben against Phil, the burgeoning Cleveland Browns, Andrew Luck’s growth, value on Super Bowl futures and covering LeBron James as a high school wide receiver

Nov 8, 2018

0:43 - The Chicken Boys have the 2-and-3 blues

4:35 - Tua cements himself as the Heisman in a rout of LSU, the Bears beat the shit out of the Bills, Mike Leach talks mascots and Treebark Falafel shoots for 8-and-2

12:25 - NCAAF Week 11 :: Michigan-Rutgers, Oklahoma State-Oklahoma, Northwestern-Iowa, Oregon-Utah, Auburn-Georgia, Wisconsin-Penn State, LSU-Arkansas

24:18 - NFL Week 10 :: Panthers-Steelers, Bills-Jets, Saints-Bengals, Lions-Bears, Cardinals-Chiefs, Seahawks-Rams, Cowboys-Eagles

34:02 - Guest Will Brinson 

Topics include the Westgate SuperContest, sportsbooks getting battered, talking shop at the playground, circling the Bengals, the best cover teams in the NFL, doldrums in Dallas, JaMarcus Russell’s film study, “top” quarterback prospects, Belichick vs. Vrabel, Chicago laying almost a touchdown and Will’s sleeper pick in the AFC

53:23 - Chicken Parlay

Nov 1, 2018

0:43 - Time to pick it up!

4:10 - Mike Gundy hates Twitter, Mike Leach goes costume shopping, the Saints are white hot and Treebark Falafel shoots for 7-and-2

9:39 - NCAAF Week 10 :: Iowa-Purdue, Notre Dame-Northwestern, Louisville-Clemson, Penn State-Michigan, Alabama-LSU

21:07 - NFL Week 9 :: Chiefs-Broncos, Bears-Bills, Texans-Broncos, Rams-Saints, Packers-Patriots

28:33 - Guest Jon Campbell 

Topics include the sports betting craze across America, flip flopping by the NHL, betting on the Browns, Amari Cooper’s addition in Dallas, LSU’s chances to hang with Alabama, evolving your handicapping midseason, improvements for the Packers, fading the Chiefs and Jonny’s matchup for Super Bowl LIII

40:17 - Chicken Parlay

Oct 25, 2018

0:43 - The Chiefs do it again

3:31 - Alabama covers another first half spread, Justin Tucker does the unthinkable and Treebark Falafel shoots for 6-and-2 

10:42 - NCAAF Week 9 :: Utah-UCLA, Illinois-Maryland, Wisconsin-Northwestern, Washington State-Stanford, Texas-Oklahoma State, Purdue-Michigan State, Clemson-Florida State

21:55 - NFL Week 8 :: Eagles-Jaguars, Broncos-Chiefs, Seahawks-Lions, Browns-Steelers, Colts-Raiders, Patriots-Bills, Saints-Vikings

30:50 - Guest Rob Pizzola

Topics include the surging Chiefs, the state of the Cowboys, the best and worst ATS teams, struggles in Philly, Mitchell Trubisky, Aaron Rodgers getting 9.5 points off a bye, Sir Blake Bortles, Stanley Cup futures, the Nashville Predators, Michigan's football ceiling and Alabama's continued (first half) dominance

55:25 - Chicken Parlay

Oct 18, 2018

0:43 - Joe is back from his week with the Kitty Meows

3:31 - Oregon upsets Washington in Eugene, the Brocketship lifts off in South Beach, Patrick Mahomes wants a rematch and Treebark Falafel looks to improve to 5-and-2 

10:42 - NCAAF Week 8 :: Northwestern-Rutgers, Michigan-Michigan State, Ohio State-Purdue, Alabama-Tennessee, Oregon-Wazzou, Mississippi State-LSU

21:55 - NFL Week 7 :: Broncos-Cardinals, Patriots-Bears, Browns-Buccaneers, Texans-Jaguars, Cowboys-Redskins, Giants-Falcons 

30:50 - Guest John Murray

Topics include working in the sportsbook industry, live betting in Las Vegas, the Westgate's vision for the future, "Two for the Money," #KickingIsForLosers, bad beats, losing money on Thanksgiving, inflated lines on the Chiefs, Alabama's dominance, the rise of Michigan, not overreacting to bad weekends, the weekend NFL slate and sharing a set with Brent Musburger

55:25 - Chicken Parlay

Oct 12, 2018

0:43 - Sam's voice is shot and Joe is on assignment

3:00 - Eli Manning is officially in the box, Sam revisits an awful Eagles-Giants bad beat from 2010 and Treebark Falafel (4-1) makes his pick for the weekend

6:58 - NCAAF Week 7 :: Arizona-Utah, Pittsburgh-Notre Dame, Washington-Oregon, Wisconsin-Michigan, Georgia-LSU, Michigan State-Penn State

17:03 - NFL Week 6 :: Bears-Dolphins, Panthers-Redskins, Colts-Jets, Steelers-Bengals, Chiefs-Patriots, 49ers-Packers

28:50 - Guest Matty Simo - footballcontest.com 

Topics include proxy life in Las Vegas, trying to track down a client in Mexico, contest strategy, big money meltdowns, not overthinking your picks, Brady vs. Mahomes, NFL MVP odds and hanging out with Dennis Rodman at Caesar's

50:43 - Chicken Parlay

Oct 4, 2018

0:43 - The Chicken Boys drank juice this weekend 

3:15 - Seabass strikes again, Mike Leach doesn't want to hear about balance, Dirk Koetter says everybody should be fired and Treebark Falafel is on a roll

8:27 - NCAAF Week 6 :: Georgia Tech-Louisville, Clemson-Wake Forest, LSU-Florida, Notre Dame-Virginia Tech, Illinois-Rutgers, Iowa-Minnesota, Oklahoma-Texas, Florida State-Miami

21:45 - NFL Week 5 :: Colts-Patriots, Ravens-Browns, Packers-Lions, Vikings-Eagles, Rams-Seahawks, Redskins-Saints

30:26 - Guest Stanford Steve

Topics include SportsCenter with SVP, "Bad Beats," calling Colorado State for game footage, gambling Twitter, college football convos with Colin Cowherd, this weekend's Utah-Stanford tilt, frustration with the Pac-12 perception, betting on Rutgers, the best brisket in Texas and working with Brent Musburger

49:10 - Guest Johnny Horns

Johnny helps recap the Rams-Vikings field trip

55:08 - Chicken Parlay

Sep 27, 2018

0:43 - The Chicken Boys review their weekend with two college football meltdowns, an NFL sweep, Mahomes Mania and a shitload of penalties

6:44 - Staffy outduels Brady in Detroit, Clay Matthews says the NFL is soft, Mike Leach hates disco and Treebark Falafel finally lost

15:40 - NCAAF Week 5 :: UCLA-Colorado, Central Michigan-Michigan State, South Carolina-Kentucky, Utah-Washington State, Ohio State-Penn State, Purdue-Nebraska, West Virginia-Texas Tech, Stanford-Notre Dame, Michigan-Northwestern

23:25 - NFL Week 4 :: Vikings-Rams, Dolphins-Patriots, Texans-Colts, Buccaneers-Bears, Seahawks-Cardinals, Chiefs-Broncos

29:33 - Guests Lauren Joffe and Fred Segal 

Topics include Bills over the Vikings, moneyline underdogs, Tiger Woods, Barstool vs. Deadspin, Lovie Smith, Gators football, Alabama laying 50 points to Louisiana-Lafayette, cashing a 125-to-1 ticket, Fred's 5* Lock of the Week and another Joffe flip flop

49:13 - Chicken Parlay

Sep 20, 2018

0:43 - Dak Prescott dealt the Chicken Boys their first losing week of the year and it's starting to get personal 

4:45 -  The Vikings just don't quit, Sean McVay is Rain Man and Treebark Falafel checks in with his thoughts  

9:15 - NCAAF Week 3 :: Penn State-Illinois, Michigan State-Indiana, Stanford-Oregon, TCU-Texas, Texas A&M-Alabama, Wisconsin-Iowa

18:36 - NFL Week 2 :: Jets-Browns, Saints-Falcons, Giants-Texans, Bills-Vikings, Cardinals-Bears, Cowboys-Seahawks

27:00 - Guest Kelly in Vegas

Topics include meeting John Elway, the Westgate SuperContest, the Browns being favored, “Lock It In,” a possible Friday night Illini ride, Hottie Threesomes, outrageous moneylines, Kansas State, legalized sports betting and a cancelled +75000 bet

1:01:17 - Chicken Parlay

Sep 13, 2018

0:43 - Rejoice in a 3-1 Chicken Dinner weekend! First half Cowboy unders, first touchdown bets and #QuarterbacksNamedMatt

5:51 - The MAC pulled another upset, Aaron Rodgers was high as a kite and Mike Gundy loves vodka smoothies

12:20 - NCAAF Week 3

Boston College-Wake Forest, Boise State-Oklahoma State, BYU-Wisconsin, LSU-Auburn, USF-Illinois, Alabama-Ole Miss, Mizzou-Purdue, Ohio State-TCU, Arizona State-San Diego State

28:05 - NFL Week 2

Ravens-Bengals, Colts-Redskins, Vikings-Packers, Eagles-Buccaneers, Cardinals-Rams, Giants-Cowboys, Seahawks-Bears

36:18 - Guest Chris "Big Balls" Wilberding

Topics include Michigan State's meltdown in Tempe, the Lions getting smoked by a rookie QB, working as a casino host at The D, "Big Balls," meeting Uncle Brent, running bets for Derek Stevens, Kevin Durant player props and Big Ten power rankings

Sep 6, 2018

0:43 - The boys recap a 1-1 opening weekend and assess the situation with noted chicken hater Jim Harbaugh

6:25 - Kansas State survives a scare against South Dakota and Mike Leach remembers selling jackalopes

10:45 - NCAAF Week 2 

TCU-SMU, Western Michigan-Michigan, Duke-Northwestern, Mississippi State-Kansas State, Arizona-Houston, UCLA-Oklahoma, Michigan State-Arizona State 

28:06 - NFL Week 1 + "The Cellar" 

Eagles-Falcons, Browns-Steelers, 49ers-Vikings, Jaguars-Giants, Bears-Packers, Jets-Lions plus predictions for the worst four teams in the league 

43:15 - Guest Shea in Irving

Topics include the discontinuation of Shea's podcast, The Dan Patrick Show, another season opening dud for Tom Herman and Texas, Mensa, the Cowboys' offensive line, expectations for Zeke Elliott, how to bet Dallas this year and Dak Prescott props

51:05 - Chicken Parlays are back!

Aug 30, 2018

Chicken Dinner is back!

0:43 - Smashed windows and stolen computers, Fred Segal goes in the box, Jim Harbaugh hates chicken and "What's Mike Leach Up To?"

9:30 - The Chicken Boys break down NCAAF Week 1:

Northwestern-Purdue, Michigan-Notre Dame, Washington-Auburn, Louisville-Alabama, NIU-Iowa, Miami-LSU, Virginia Tech-Florida State

31:37 - College football win totals, futures and Heisman picks

Feb 1, 2018

0:45 - The future of Chicken Dinner

7:07 - Super Bowl LII Preview

17:30 - Super Bowl Props

Guests :: Fred Segal (29:40)... Lauren Joffe (34:00)... Barstool Chief (39:15)... Kelly in Vegas (45:55)... Shea in Irving (52:05)... Brian Bedo (1:01:00)... Sean Deaux (1:07:07)... Colorado Chuck (1:13:35)... Jonathan Hood (1:19:00)... Joe Ostrowski (1:27:00)

1:36:36 - OddsShark's Jon Campbell makes his final appearance

1:45:40 - Adios muchachos!

Jan 25, 2018

1:17 - Jaguars moneyline cost the Chicken Boys a perfect weekend!

8:50 - Super Bowl LII is all set

16:25 - Status check on Marv the Big Dog after he lost his 60-to-1 future to win the AFC Championship 

23:30 - Guests Abe Kanan and Ken Smith from The Mancow Show

Topics include early morning wake up calls, alarm clock etiquette, impersonations, prank calls, eating salad at the Horseshoe Hammond, roulette strategy, cash advances on credit cards, leaving radio shows for the OTB, Balmoral Park, Patriots-Eagles, paying for picks, Super Bowl squares and more

58:50 - OddsShark's Jon Campbell discusses the "Vegas Flu," hedging futures on Championship Sunday and early leans for Super Bowl LII

Jan 18, 2018

1:15 - Chicken Dinner celebrates 50 episodes!

3:45 - Case Keenum killed all the Saints futures

8:45 - Johnny Horns is back with a full report from Minnesota and Marv the Big Dog has an AFC future on the Jaguars at 60-to-1

24:48 - NFL Conference Championships Preview

37:00 - Guest Joe Ostrowski

Joe O is in the house to talk Chicken Dinner beginnings, getting the podcast off the ground in Aug. 2016, language barriers, travelling to Vegas, first touchdown bets, "the box," a Jaguars sprinkle, daily fantasy picks for this weekend and more

1:14:35 - OddsShark's Jon Campbell is ready for the conference championships and he's holding Vikings and Jaguars futures

Jan 11, 2018

0:40 - Another winning week of Chicken Picks and another coach crawled out of the box!

7:45 - Titans live to see another day, our Saints futures are still alive and a freshman quarterback from Hawaii helps Nick Saban out of the box

14:00 - NFL Divisional Round Preview

29:10 - Guest Bob Menery

Topics include Bob's explicit sports comedy, kickers missing field goals, Madden glitches, Joe Flacco's head falling off, Jay Cutler, interactions with celebrities, pitching a television show, building a brand and swearing at Sam

41:45 - OddsShark's Jon Campbell is back from vacation and he's ready to tackle the divisional round of the NFL Playoffs

 

Jan 4, 2018

1:19 - The NFL Playoffs are here! 

7:55 - Bengals spoil New Year's Eve in Baltimore, Georgia wins a double overtime shootout and Nick Saban dominates again with extra time to prepare

14:40 - Wild Card Weekend and National Championship Preview

30:55 - Guest Kevin Dziepak 

The 670 The Score utility knife and "Screamers and Howlers" host brings his soccer acumen to Chicken Dinner... Topics include promotions and relegations, the biggest upset ever (5000-1), Messi vs. Ronaldo, Team USA's failure, World Cup future bets, the White Sox rebuild and the legend of The Grobber

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