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Wharton Moneyball: NFL Draft Picks & The 2019 Kentucky Derby

Ep. 148

Show from 5/1/19


In this episode of Wharton Moneyball hosts Adi Wyner and Shane Jensen carry the torch while Cade Massey and Eric Bradlow are away. They start the show with some Game of Thrones character death predictions and NHL playoffs. Then what’s the best way to bet on a horse race? Our hosts talk to returning guest and expert in the space of scouting young horses, Jeff Seder, about the Kentucky Derby. Plus with the NFL draft coming up which players will be top picks? Our hosts explore NFL player stats to figure out which ones teams should be looking at. Tune in!


Guests:

Jeff Seder - The Founder, Owner and President of EQB Inc. and is a longtime friend of the show. He has been in the world of horses for over 40 years and is a leading talent scout buyer for young unraced Thoroughbred racehorses.

Follow him on Twitter: @phugley

More about EQB here: https://www.eqb.com/


Neil Paine - A senior sportswriter for FiveThirtyEight. He previously wrote for ESPN Insider, The New York Times and Sports-Reference.com and consulted for the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks.

Follow him on Twitter: @Neil_Paine

Read Neil's Articles here: https://fivethirtyeight.com/contributors/neil-paine/

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