It’s the start of a new week for podcast content here at and we begin with MLB playoff action on The Bettor’s Box. The best MLB betting podcast in the industry is hosted by our very own Adam Burke and he goes in depth on the game of baseball like nobody you have ever heard. With so much excitement surrounding the Major League Baseball postseason, Adam’s caught up in the playoff fever and that came over the air loud and clear for the first of two editions for this week.

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The Kansas City Royals hold a 2-0 lead in the ALCS entering Game 3 on Monday night. How have the Royals been able to take advantage in this series? What have the Blue Jays done wrong? Adam included picks for Games 3 and 4 in this series during his discussion and went in depth on what to look for in those games. He also took a brief look at Game 5 and listeners are welcome to reach out to him on Twitter to ask about his thoughts as the week progresses.

The New York Mets were in the process of going up 2-0 in their NLCS battle against the Chicago Cubs while Adam was recording the first of two episodes of The Bettor’s Box for this week. What keys have been present in this series so far? Why have the Cubs had so much trouble offensively? Like with the ALCS, Adam included picks on Games 3 and 4 in this series as things shift to world-famous Wrigley Field.

Finally, to wrap up this week’s show, Adam talked about the National League East Division entering the offseason. The Atlanta Braves, Miami Marlins, Philadelphia Phillies, and Washington Nationals have some work to do in order to catch up to the New York Mets. What does the winter hold for these five clubs? Are there some moves to be made to close the gap?

Tune in to this week’s show for all of the great insight mentioned here, but don’t forget to catch recent shows to hear about the AL East, AL Central, and AL West for the offseason.


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