There are three main types of no deposit bonus casino sports bettors. First, there the bettors who like to show their support for the home team by betting on that team. Regardless of how much of an underdog “their” team is, they rally for the home guys or gals by wagering on that team. Second, are the pros. They study every tiny nuance of both team’s previous games, previous successes and failures of each of the players, the weather, the coaching staff and every other detail of the upcoming game.
Most bettors, however, don’t fall into either of these categories. They see betting on a sporting even as a form of entertainment and proceed accordingly. They listen to some pundits, read a bit from some commentators, and try to give some of the benefit of the doubt to the home team.
For those sports fans, the new sports media industry is indispensable. Commentators provide informative data in an engaging manner that isn’t over-taxing but that presents the basic points that bettors need to keep in mind when they decide how to place their wager.
Some of the best sports commentators, both those on mainstream media and those broadcasting on alternative Internet channels include the following:
1. The Right Time with Bomani Jones
Bomani Jones gives ESPN viewers a real and unfiltered look at sports as well as at music and social issues on The Right Time. Jones hosted High Noon with Pablo Torre before he moved to ESPN. Bomani’s encyclopedic knowledge adds a new level of perspective to any issue. Jones is a natural commentator with spot-on analyses of everything in the sports world and a willingness to enter into thought-provoking discussions on any topic. He doesn’t shy away from confrontation with anyone. The show’s debates make Bomani a commentator worth listening to.
2. PointsBet with Erin Kate Dolan
Dolan represents PointsBet for all of their digital sports betting content. PointsBet sports betting app gives sports bettors access to a wide variety of sports betting options with an emphasis on prop bets. Dolan is the face of PointsBet through creating and executing content. She hosts digital segments with media personalities and professional sports gamblers and is responsible for previewing and recapping both international and national sporting events for PointsBet including presenting discussions on player props, odds, promotions, futures markets and other issues of concern to the sports betting public.
Dolan received a great deal of attention last year when she brought attention to an unpleasant incident in which she was harassed by a Patriot’s fan who tried to kiss her on camera. She wrote on Twitter, “I'm not the first broadcaster to experience this & I won't be the last, unfortunately. I truly love what I do, but this field can test you."
3. R2C2 with Uninterrupted
CCSabathia, formerly of the New York Yankees, is a natural at podcasting and he’s bringing his expertise to the studio with YES and ESPN broadcaster Ryan Ruocco to give listeners a fresh perspective on the game. The show was originally featured on The Players Tribune and from there it moved to Maverick Carter and LeBron James’ Uninterrupted platform. Now the podcast is hosted on The Ringer/Spotify.
The chemistry between Ruocco and Sabithia flows naturally and their conversations are real and to the point. In addition to discussions about baseball current events and baseball stories from the past the two commentators chat about everything and anything including cheating scandals, pop culture and even a bit of politics.
4. Sam Panayotovich with NBC Sports
Sam Panayotovich got his start in sports commentary in Chicago where, for a long time, he was a well-known fixture on the Chicago sports scene. He hosted The Big Show and then The Fest on WCRX’s top morning show. He has had a long career producing radio broadcasts and writing material, especially for college basketball which has always been a passion. Over the years Panayotovich received national recognition for NBA Draft coverage. He has been featured on Fox Sports, Yahoo! Sports, and AOL Fanhouse.
Currently Panayotovich provides betting analysis for Rotoworld, WGN Radio, and Rotoworld. Fans can find him hosting Chicken Dinner, a five-times weekly sports betting podcast where guests from the gambling landscape discuss their thoughts and projections.
5. Mina Kimes with the Mina Kimes Show
The Mini Kimes show on ESPN broadcasts every week takes Kimes’ analysis from ESPN’s NFL Live deeper. During each episode, Kimes discusses the previous week’s football with a guest – sometimes a former player, sometimes a fellow analyst, sometimes a fellow sports writer and always with the company of her faithful hound Lenny. Kimes combines her top-notch analyses with humor and insight.