The NFL season kicks off this week, which means the sports gambling season enters overdrive. To break down the NFL slate, Chad Millman welcomes on professional sports gambler Simon Hunter, and they select their top 5 picks against the spread to serve as their entry in the 2020 Pro Football Pick 'em National Championship.
Together they'll be competing every week for the million dollar grand prize, with every pick a precious commodity. This week Simon breaks down his feelings on the Giants' defense, the Jaguars' chances, the Cleveland hype machine and so much more.
But first, the bittersweet news that Bob Scucci, longtime guest on The Favorites and beloved "Bookmaker to the World," must announce his retirement from the show. Scooch explains his departure in a short interview, and Chad, producer Matt Mitchell and all our long-time listeners wish Scooch all the very best in his elevated role with Boyd Gaming.
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