FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, April 26th, 2021
“BET THE EDGE,” NBC SPORTS EDGE’S NEW DAILY SPORTS BETTING PODCAST HOSTED BY SARA PERLMAN, DEBUTS TODAY
PointsBet’s Comprehensive Odds and Bet Types will be Utilized with EDGE’s Advanced Tools and Data as “Bet the Edge” Offers Analysis and Actionable Insights
Perlman is Joined by Sports Betting Analyst Drew Dinsick
This Week’s Shows Focus on this Saturday’s Kentucky Derby and the 2021 NFL Draft with Guests Including NFL Insider Peter King, Horse Racing Analyst Randy Moss, Horse Racing Handicapper/Reporter Eddie Olczyk and Football & Betting Analyst Warren Sharp
STAMFORD, Conn. – Apr. 26, 2021 – NBC Sports EDGE today launched its new daily sports betting podcast, “Bet the Edge,” which is hosted by Sara Perlman and analyst Drew Dinsick. The first episode is available now.
Each weekday, Perlman and Dinsick discuss and analyze news, trends, and upcoming games through a sports betting lens to help listeners make more informed predictions and picks. Throughout each show, “Bet the Edge” will incorporate advanced insights from NBC Sports EDGE as well as odds, data and analysis from PointsBet, the official sports betting partner of NBC Sports.
“I am thrilled to start this new venture with NBC Sports EDGE,” said Perlman. “Drew and I plan on giving our audience engaging, knowledgeable and entertaining information to help them find their edge in the sports betting space.”
This week, “Bet the Edge” will have daily segments leading up to the 147th Kentucky Derby (Saturday, May 1 at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBC) and the 2021 NFL Draft.
Perlman and Dinsick will regularly be joined by guests to discuss upcoming events and news within the sports betting world. On today’s debut episode, Perlman and Dinsick welcome football and betting analyst Warren Sharp and horse racing handicapper/reporter Eddie Olczyk. On Wednesday, guests include NBC Sports NFL Insider Peter King, who joins the show to discuss the NFL Draft, and horse racing analyst Randy Moss, who previews the Kentucky Derby. Steve Kornacki, NBC News’ and MSNBC’s celebrated national political correspondent who will join NBC Sports’ Kentucky Derby coverage this Saturday, will join Friday’s show.
NBC Sports EDGE sports betting analysts Corey Parson, Vaughn Dalzell, John Daigle, Thor Nystrom, Will Gray and more, as well as PointsBet Head of Trading Jay Croucher and PointsBet Senior Editor Teddy Greenstein, will also regularly join Perlman and Dinsick to provide actionable insights.
NBC Sports EDGE, which follows its early February relaunch by continuing to build out its sports betting content and is the industry leader in fantasy sports information, launched its new app earlier this month, featuring in-depth coverage of the 2021 MLB season, NHL and NBA analysis as the playoffs approach, and prospect notes heading in the 2021 NFL Draft.
Formerly Rotoworld.com, the new NBCSportsEDGE.com includes the latest player news updated around-the-clock, injury reports, fantasy advice, and exclusive analysis. In addition, the popular Rotoworld magazines and draft guides now carry the NBC Sports EDGE name.
Podcast episodes are available for download on all major podcast platforms, including: NBCSports.com/podcasts, NBC Sports’ Scores app, Apple, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Podcasts, TuneIn and iHeart.