Stanford Steve & The Bear
Stay Away: 9/22/21
Stanford Steve & The Bear discuss who is the best non-power 5 team and recap last week. Then, this week doesnt have a lot of ranked matchups but plenty of games to bet on and some games that stink and you need to avoid.
White Out: 9/14/21
Stanford Steve & The Bear take a look at Clay Helton getting fired and what that means for USC. What now for Ohio State and can they fix their defense? Plus, a preview of this weeks games that includes Auburn at Penn State, Cincinnati at Indiana, OU vs. Nebraska and a whole lot more
Don't Overreact : 9/8/21
Stanford Steve & The Bear take a look at Oregon vs Ohio State and how to bet this game with Kayvon Thibodeauxs status unknown. Can Iowa State finally end their losing streak to Iowa? Can the ACC rebound after an awful week with a couple games against the SEC? How will Georgia and Notre Dame look after their big wins and whole a lot more
Beat Number 1. Become Number 1: 9/1/21
Stanford Steve & The Bear have season win totals for the SEC and ACC. Then, week 1 is finally here and they have plenty of picks, starting off with UCF/Boise State on Thursday and going through Monday night with Ole Miss and Louisville.
Big Ten & Big 12 Preview: 8/25/21
Stanford Steve & The Bear preview the Big Ten and Big 12 conferences. Plus, Bear has a play for Week Zero
2021 Season Preview Part 1: 8/18/21
Stanford Steve & The Bear preview the upcoming season for the Group of 5 conferences, Pac 12 and Notre Dame
Time For College Football: 8/18/21
Stanford Steve & The Bear are back and the guys have five bets each for season over/under win totals they like. Plus, some Heisman talk, conference favorites and other plays for the season.
2021 Preakness Preview: 5/13/21
Stanford Steve & The Bear preview the Preakness this weekend and the drama surrounding Medina Spirit. Plus, they chat about NBA and NHL season win totals they have their eyes on and their thoughts on the playoffs. Finally, a little NFL season win total talk
NFL Draft & Kentucky Derby Preview: 4/28/21
Stanford Steve & The Bear preview the NFL Draft with ESPNs Cole Cubelic. Then, Its the 147th running of the Kentucky Derby and the guys preview the Run for the Roses along with the other races taking place this weekend.
The Final Four Is Here: 3/31/21
Stanford Steve & The Bear preview both the Mens and Womens Final Four. Plus a little MLB win totals, MVP odds and a quick look at The Masters
Sweet Sixteen Preview: 3/24/21
Stanford Steve & The Bear have a few thoughts on the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament and then preview the Sweet Sixteen games and what lines they like
2021 NCAA Tournament Preview: 3/17/21
Stanford Steve & The Bear give a complete breakdown of the NCAA Tournament. From lines they like, possible upsets, teams that are hot, players to watch out for and more.
National Championship Preview: Alabama vs. Ohio State: 1/7/21
Stanford Steve and The Bear preview the National Championship Game between Alabama and Ohio State.
Bowl Season: 12/28/20
College football bowl season is here and Stanford Steve and Bear take a deep dive in the upcoming games. Including a full breakdown of the CFP semi-final games
Championship Week: 12/16/20
Stanford Steve & Bear react to the penultimate CFP rankings and debate where teams are ranked. Then, its championship weekend but different than years past with a full slate of games and the guys preview the slate. Finally, we get a preview of the Pac-12 game from student reporters at USC and Oregon.
Tread Lightly: 12/9/20
Stanford Steve & Bear come out hot with Bear in a rage over the Big Ten changing its rules to allow Ohio State in the conference title game, reactions to Iowa State moving up CFP Rankings and why Coastal Carolina should be a top-10 team. Then, the guys discuss College GameDay at West Point, Bears travel schedule and the last time GameDay visited Army. Then, they preview an unprecedented week 15 slate that includes the Territorial Cup, USC-UCLA, San Jose State-Nevada, Mississippi State-Auburn, Texas-Kansas and more.
The Steamer Is Rolling: 12/2/20
Stanford Steve & Bear react to week two of the CFP Rankings and give their thoughts on OSU, Georgia and others. Then, they preview week 14 that includes a huge game in the MAC, Coastal vs. Liberty & much more. Plus, the Steamer is red hot
Back That Truck Back Up: 11/25/20
Stanford Steve & Bear breakdown week 13 of the football season, starting off with a steamer for a game on Thursday. Plus, ND vs. UNC, Iron Bowl with no Saban, Iowa State at Texas and much more. And, Brian Windhorst joins the guys to talk MACtion, Ohio State and NBA.
Wagon Wheel: 11/18/20
Stanford Steve & Bear breakdown week 12 of the college football season that includes undefeated IU vs. OSU, Trevor Lawrence returning for Clemson & Bedlam as OU & Oklahoma State face off among other games. Plus, Bear is giving out not 1, not 2, not 3 but four games and Steve has a MACtion story. And, how good of a job is South Carolina?
What Else Reeks?: 11/11/20
Stanford Steve & Bear look back at Notre Dame-Clemson, Miamis win over N.C. State and Libertys improbable victory over Virginia Tech. Then the guys sift through this weekends college football slate and tackle a few hypothetical lines. Later, the guys dig into an unusual Masters weekend and playing updated Saturday morning odds.
We Have A Steamer: 11/4/20
Stanford Steve & Bear preview ND vs. Clemson as the Tigers try to win another game without Trevor Lawrence and then take a look at the big match-up in the SEC as Florida and Georgia meet. Plus, a preview of the Pac-12 as they get their season started this weekend, Bear apologizes to Coastal Carolina, the seasons first steamer and some stinky games. Plus, a look at the Breeders Cup.
Get The Bank Funds Ready: 10/28/20
Stanford Steve & Bear preview the primetime match-up between Ohio State and Penn State and at what number the guys might get in on the action. Then, they breakdown the games that have a stench to them and which way they are leaning. While this weeks slate has plenty of smelly games, the guys have their eyes on a handful of games. Plus, fan bases that are upset, a call for help to Pac-12 fans, a steamer update and more.
I'd Rather Go To Bed Down: 10/21/20
Week 8 of the college football season is here and Stanford Steve and Bear have a laundry list of games that you should be careful with when placing a bet this weekend. Then, Bear predicts what the College GameDay set will pick between Minnesota/Michigan and the guys make some predictions for the Big Ten as they start their season this weekend. Bear also previews what games might make his board for CGD and Steve has a game he loves that isnt on most peoples radar. Finally, if the early slate of games dont go well for you, its not Pac 12 After Dark but there are some late games for you to chase.
This Line Stinks: 10/14/20
Stanford Steve & Bear breakdown week 7 of the college football season and there are some lines that dont pass the smell test. They also discuss whats going on in the SEC, Miami needing to rebound, who is the 4th best team in the country and more. Plus, a new feature as Bear predicts what the College GameDay Desk will pick this Saturday between Bama/Georgia.
CFB Week 5: 9/30/20
Stanford Steve & Bear breakdown week 5 of the college football season with plenty of games to pick and a couple to maybe stay away from. Plus, MLB, NBA, French Open and Preakness
Come On Down SEC: 9/23/20
Stanford Steve & Bear breakdown week four of the college football season that includes a noon slate chalk full of must watch games. Plus, the guys get into the SEC starting their season, a 3 team teaser, NFL survivor pool & a French Open preview. Finally, Bear talks about life on the road with CGD this year.
The Big Ten Is Back Folks: 9/16/20
Stanford Steve & Bear react to the breaking news with the Big Ten reinstating the season. Then, they discuss some of last weeks games before getting into this weeks slate of games. Plus, NFL Survivor Pool, US Open & NBA Conference Finals talk.
It's Not A Leancast: 9/9/20
Stanford Steve & Bear breakdown this weeks slate of college football games and the difficulty in picking games this year with the unknown with COVID19. Plus, the guys make picks for NFL Survivor League.
The Boys Are Back: 9/3/20
Stanford Steve & Bear are back and talk over/under win totals for the ACC, Big 12 and SEC. Then they breakdown the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks
60 Game Sprint: 7/22/20
Bear is flying solo this week as he chats with Nigel Seeley to talk English Premier League and Champions League. Plus, John Murray joins Bear to discuss what kind of action Vegas has seen with the return of Golf, UFC and other sports. And, a preview of MLB before their 60 game season returns
Coach Duggs, Belmont & EPL: 6/18/20
Stanford Steve & Bear have an exclusive interview with Tennessee head coach Gus Duggerton before their title game against Miami. Plus, the guys breakdown the Belmont and then chat with Nigel Seeley (44:30) to talk English Premier League
Episode Sixty-Two: 6/3/20
Chris Cote talks to ESPN's Chris Fallica aka The Bear, about horse racing, working on College GameDay, and of course, food.
What Now For Vegas?: 5/22/20
Stanford Steve & Bear chat with Mitch Moss and Pauly Howard of VSiN about the impact that COVID-19 has had on Las Vegas and things they expect to change when it opens back up. Plus, fast food rankings.
Coach Duggs: 5/14/20
Stanford Steve and The Bear get an exclusive interview with Texas Tech HC Gus Duggerton before his big game against TCU as he talks about donut rehab, SEC bias, doubters & more. Plus, why he doesn't plan on staying at Texas Tech.
Potential Bust?: 4/3/20
Stanford Steve & Bear chat with SEC Network's Cole Cubelic about players he likes in the upcoming NFL draft and why he has major concerns for Isaiah Simmons. Plus, why Cole saw Vanilla Ice twice in one week.
SportsCenter Anchor Tournament : 3/23/20
Stanford Steve & Bear talk to Jason Barrett about his SportsCenter Anchor Bracket that he released. Plus, they chat with John Buccigross and Steve Levy who find themselves in the bracket and their thoughts on it. Before chatting about the bracket the guys also get a little college football talk in.
CFP Championship Game Preview: 1/8/20
Stanford Steve and The Bear break down the national championship game between LSU and Clemson. Plus, Stugotz on his historic run of bets during the bowl season (25:00)
Bowl Games Preview 3.0: 12/30/19
Stanford Steve and Bear chat about OSU/Clemson game and what could have been. Then, they get into more bowl games starting with games on New Year's Eve and finish with the LendingTree Bowl on Jan 6.
More Bowl Mania: 12/23/19
Stanford Steve and Bear are back to preview another wave of bowl games. This time breaking down the games starting on Dec 26th through the Orange Bowl on Dec 30
Time To Go Bowling: 12/18/19
Bowl games are here and Stanford Steve & Bear preview the games now until the Hawaii Bowl on Christmas Eve. Plus, a Steamer and Confidence Picks
Champonship Week: 12/4/19
Championship week is here and Stanford Steve and Bear breakdown the 10 games. Plus, they react to the CFP Rankings, including a couple issues they have with them
We Have A Lot Of Hate: 11/27/19
It's Rivalry Week and Stanford Steve and The Bear preview all the big games this weekend. Plus, reaction to some minor changes in the CFP. And season win totals on the line
Hilinski's Hope: One Family's Football Story: 11/26/19
University of South Carolina quarterback Ryan Hilinski has been one of college football's biggest surprises this season. But as Ryan sees success, the family continues to mourn the loss of the older brother, Tyler -- also a college quarterback, for Washington State -- who died by suicide in 2018. ESPN's Jen Lada shares her extensive interviews with the Hilinskis for E:60, documenting the family's tough decisions about football, and their path to hope.
It's A Lot Until It's Not: 11/20/19
Stanford Steve & The Bear breakdown week 13 in college football with OSU/Penn State leading the way. Plus, we have some season win totals on the line and a steamer.
Row The Boat: 11/13/19
Stanford Steve & the Bear breakdown the CFP Rankings and vent about Minnesota and Baylor's ranking being so low. Bucknut is happy about the Chase Young news. Bear needs a minute to discuss the Jets. And the guys make their picks for week 12 of the college football season that include some rather big numbers. Row the boat. Ski U Mah. Go Gophers
We're Talking Playoffs?: 11/6/19
The first CFP Rankings are out and the guys take a look at that before getting into the games this week which is led by Bama/LSU and Minnesota/Penn State. And Stanford Steve has another 14 games he is interested in. Plus, Clemson is 5th in the CFP Rankings, so what would the lines be if they played the teams ahead of them? The guys chat with oddsmaker John Murray
The Steamer Is Hot: 10/30/19
The Pac12 has hope again and the guys take a look at a couple big games. Plus, will the run of 17 point underdog upsets end this week? Will the Steamer move to 9-1? And plenty of picks for the weekend. And, the Breeder's Cup is this weekend and Bear has you covered
Toilet Bowl Tease: 10/23/19
Bear's hot run finally ended but he is looking to rebound. The guys get into UM/ND, LSU/Auburn, Clemson and TCU/Texas among other games. And the guys have a steamer and a toilet bowl tease. Plus, Brian Windhorst joins the show to chat about the NBA and The Ohio State University.
He's On Fire: 10/16/19
Bear has been on fire and looks to keep handing out winners. The guys are big on some weekday games, including some Bad Beats Anniversary Games. Plus, a 4 team parlay, a steamer and Stugotz decided to crash the podcast
You Always Get Greedy: 10/9/19
The hot streak continued for the guys and hope it continues in week 7. They start this week off with a steamer before getting into their picks for the week including a breakdown of UF/LSU, USC/ND & Texas/OU. Plus, the Bear takes a call from Kirk Herbstreit while recording the pod
I Like Football, Ponies & Some Action: 10/2/19
The guys preview the upcoming week, including a big game where they disagree on. Plus, could October bring us an unranked team pulling off an upset and more.
We Like the Board This Week: 9/25/19
Stanford Steve & The Bear react to week 4 and get you ready for week 5. Stanford Steve starts off in the Big 12 (17:45) while Bear likes some Friday night games (26:20). There's also another steam this week and Stanford Steve agrees with it (38:50). And the guys sprinkle in some other games they like before getting to updated conference championship odds (53:20). And lastly, Taylor Twellman joins the show (1:16:00)
CFB Week 4 Preview: 9/18/19
There are some big games this weekend and the guys have you covered. They preview Georgia/ND, Texas A&M/Auburn, Wisconsin/Michigan among others. And the guys pick their top 5 coaches. Plus, Coach Donnan joins the show to preview UGA/ND and tell a couple stories from his days coaching
Ep 6: CFB Week 3 Preview: 9/11/19
It's a slow weekend in college football but plenty of good games to bet on and Stanford Steve and the Bear get you ready for week 3
Ep. 5: CFB Week 2 Preview: 9/4/19
Stanford Steve and Chris "The Bear" Fallica welcome Greg McElroy to the show to talk Florida State and more. Plus, they share their over/unders, picks and more for CFB Week 2.
Bear Down: 8/29/19
Stugotz talks with College Gameday's Chris Fallica about how he became known as "The Bear," how he fell in love with gambling at an early age, and what it was like dealing with Dan Le Batard in college at the University of Miami. Plus, a game of Rece, Herbie, or Des.
Ep. 4: CFB Week 1 Preview: 8/28/19
Stanford Steve and The Bear discuss the biggest storylines heading into Week 1 of the CFB season, make their picks, share their favorite home underdog in a conference game, and their money line picks. Plus, they welcome ESPN CFB analyst Ivan Maisel who talks about CFB 150, the new Down & Distance podcast and more.
Ep. 3: The Season Approaches: 8/20/19
Stanford Steve and The Bear welcome ESPN CFB analyst Brad Edwards aboard who talks about Miami-Florida, LSU-Texas, ACC contenders and Justin Fields expectations.
Episode 2: More Season Win Totals: 8/15/19
Stanford Steve and Chris "The Bear" Fallica delve into more over/under season win totals and some division winners including the Big Ten West and ACC Atlantic. Plus, the guys answer your Twitter questions.
Episode 1: New Season; Win Total Odds: 8/7/19
Stanford Steve and Chris "The Bear" Fallica talk over/under on win total odds and conference championship odds for some power five conference teams and more.
Preakness Stakes/ PGA Preview : 5/15/19
Stanford Steve and the Bear recap the Kentucky Derby's shocking finish then preview the Preakness Stakes (20:45). Plus, preview the PGA (45:00) and discuss 2019 CFB win totals (1:04:00).
Kentucky Derby Preview : 5/1/19
Stanford Steve and the Bear dive deep into the Kentucky Derby odds and offer some value plays on each race.
Final Four Preview: 4/3/19
Stanford Steve and the Bear recap the Elite 8 and preview the Final Four action. Plus, the Bear does a Masters deep dive (24:00).
Sweet Sixteen Preview : 3/27/19
Before a conversation with ESPN CBB analyst Sean Farnham (26:00) Stanford Steve and the Bear recap the first two rounds of the chalk heavy 2019 March Madness and look ahead to the Sweet 16 round.
NCAA Tournament Preview : 3/19/19
Stanford Steve and the Bear break down the entire 2019 NCAA Tournament Bracket with picks, prop bets, and great tips for the NIT.
National Championship Preview : 1/4/19
Stanford Steve and the Bear discuss the National Title game including their money line picks, individual player prop-bets and much more.
Bowl Bonanza Part 3: 12/26/18
Stanford Steve and the Bear get into the third installment of the Bowl Bonanza with picks for all the games including the CFP Semi-Finals.
Bowl Bonanza Week 2: 12/19/18
Stanford Steve and the Bear go through the second week Bowl games offering picks and sound advice through the Christmas holiday.
Bowl Bonanza: Week 1: 12/12/18
Stanford Steve and the Bear discuss the first week of Bowl Season offering some picks and sound advice. Plus, answer some of your Twitter questions. (54:00)
Week 14 Preview : 11/28/18
Stanford Steve and the Bear get you ready for Championship weekend with picks and a super condo-steamer. Plus, discuss the CFP rankings and make predictions.
Week 13 Preview : 11/21/18
Stanford Steve and the Bear get you ready for the Thanksgiving Day games and the entire Week 13 slate with picks and parlays. Plus, Brad Edwards joins.
Week 12 Preview : 11/14/18
Stanford Steve and the Bear are joined by oddsmaker for the Westgate Superbook Ed Salmons to discuss interesting lines and Tua's Heisman odds. Plus, Week 12 picks.
Week 11 Preview : 11/7/18
Sanford Steve and the Bear react to the week 2 CFP rankings then make their Week 11 picks, including a steamer!
Week 10 Preview: Greg McElroy: 10/31/18
Stanford Steve and the Bear are joined by ESPN CFB analyst Greg McElroy to discuss Bama-LSU and many other Week 10 match-ups. Plus, the Bear offers a Breeder's Cup deep dive.
Week 9 Preview: Todd McShay : 10/24/18
Before Stanford Steve and the Bear make their Week 9 picks, including a steamer, they are joined by ESPN CFB analyst Todd McShay (8:56).
David Pollack & Week 8 Preview: 10/17/18
Stanford Steve and the Bear are joined by ESPN CFB analyst David Pollack to preview the Oregon vs Wazzu matchup and much more. Plus, week 8 picks and stories from Pullman.
Week 7 Preview : 10/10/18
Stanford Steve and the Bear are joined by SEC CFB analyst Cole Cubelic to preview the UGA-LSU matchup and do an SEC conference breakdown. Plus, week 7 picks including a true condo steamer pick.
Week 6 Preview : 10/3/18
Stanford Steve and the Bear are joined by former Sooner and current ESPN CFB analyst Dusty Dvoracek to preview Texas-Oklahoma. Then, make their Week 6 picks including the Red River Showdown.
Week 5 Preview : 9/26/18
Before Stanford Steve and the Bear make their Week 5 picks, ESPN College GameDay's Kirk Herbstreit joins the show to discuss Ohio State-Penn State, the Clemson QB drama and so
Week 4: Bruce Feldman: 9/19/18
Stanford Steve and the Bear welcome The Athletic CFB reporter Bruce Feldman to discuss the Week 4 slate and more. Plus, this week's picks and Bear's travel plans.
CFB Week 3 Picks: 9/12/18
Stanford Steve and Chris "Bear" Fallica are joined by Sports Illustrated's Andy Staples to discuss the biggest games of the week, he helps Stanford Steve find some good eats in Austin, TX and much more (2:34). Plus, the guys give their picks for Week 3 of CFB (30:00).
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