About Scott Shapiro

Scott has been a sports fanatic since a young age. He grew up in South Jersey where he was a Philadelphia Eagles season ticket holder during his teen years. He started playing fantasy football and competing in weekly NFL pools in high school and has been handicapping games ever since. Scott graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1996 and remains a die-hard Badger football and basketball fan today. Follow Scott on Twitter: @ScottShap34

Who Do Ya Like Podcast: Travers Day at Saratoga with Travis Stone

On this week's episode of the Who Do Ya Like Podcast over the BetAmerica Radio Network, Scott Shapiro welcomes in the voice of Churchill Downs, Travis Stone. Travis and Scott chat about the 2019 summer meeting at Saratoga and then dive head first into the loaded card in Upstate New York on Saturday afternoon. The guys begin with a deep look at the Midsummer Derby, including a discussion of whether 5-2-morning line favorite Tacitus is worth using as a key [...]

Thursday Night NFL Preseason Preview: Giants at Bengals

Much like last week, preseason games will be spread over several days. The action begins Thursday night with six contests, including a clash in Queen City between the Giants and the Bengals.

Who Do Ya Like Podcast: The NFL, the Travers Stakes, and this Saturday at the Spa with James Scully

On this week's episode of the Who Do Ya Like Podcast, Scott Shapiro welcomes in James Scully to talk about the National Football League, next weekend's Travers Stakes, and this Saturday's late Pick 5 at Saratoga. James gives Scott his team to fade in the NFL, as well as two squads he expects to exceed expectations in 2019.

Thursday Night NFL preseason preview: Jets at Falcons

The second full week of the 2019 NFL preseason gets rolling Thursday evening, with five games on tap, including a matchup in Georgia between the Falcons and the Jets.

Who Do Ya Like Podcast: Saturday at Saratoga with 2012 NHC Champion Michael Beychok

On this week's episode of the Who Do Ya Like Podcast over the BetAmerica Radio Network, Scott Shapiro welcomes in longtime handicapper and 2012 NHC champion Michael Beychok. The guys chat about Michael's trip to Saratoga, his style of handicapping and then discuss the late Pick 5 on Saturday at the Spa. The two horseplayers dive deep into a strong two-year-old maiden race to start the sequence and then give their opinion on both the Saratoga Special (G2) and the [...]

Who Do Ya Like Podcast: Whitney Day at Saratoga With Optix EQ’s John Doyle

On this week's episode of the Who Do Ya Like Podcast over the BetAmerica Radio Network, Scott Shapiro welcomes in 2011 NHC Champion and co-founder of OptixEQ, John Doyle, to chat about Saturday's late Pick 5 sequence at Saratoga. Scott and John discuss what OptixEQ offers horseplayers and then dive into a five-race sequence that includes the million-dollar Whitney (G1), as well as the seven furlong Test (G1.) The two handicappers also add some strategy for attacking Pick 5's and [...]

Who Do Ya Like Podcast: Jim Dandy and Vanderbilt Day at Saratoga with Brisnet’s Ed DeRosa

On this week's episode of the Who Do Ya Like Podcast over the BetAmerica Radio Network, Scott Shapiro welcomes in Brisnet's Ed DeRosa to chat about the three-year-old picture, the Jim Dandy Stakes, the Vanderbilt, and the late Pick 5 on Saturday at Saratoga Race Course. Scott and Ed discuss who the champion three-year-old should be as we head into August, who they like in the Curlin and Jim Dandy, and how they will approach Saturday's late Pick 5 that [...]

Who Do Ya Like Podcast: The Open Championship Preview with Garett Skiba

On this week's episode of the Who Do Ya Like Podcast over the BetAmerica Radio Network, Scott Shapiro welcomes back in Garett Skiba to discuss the final golf major of 2019, the Open Championship. Scott and Garett discuss their methodology for handicapping a tournament where there is little course history and the weather will be a huge variable. Then, the two analysts dive into the field starting with favorites Rory McIlroy and Brooks Koepka. They discuss the top of the [...]

Who Do Ya Like Podcast: Opening Day at Saratoga with NYRA’s Andy Serling

On this week's episode of the Who Do Ya Like Podcast over the BetAmerica Radio Network, Scott Shapiro welcomes in the New York Racing Association's TV analyst and handicapper Andy Serling. Scott and Andy discuss some of the most impressive performances from last Saturday's Stars and Stripes card at Belmont Park and then dive into the challenging ten-race card to open up the meet in Saratoga Springs. The two racing analysts focus on the late Pick 5 sequence now offered [...]

Who Do Ya Like Podcast: The Super Bowl Futures Market with Kenny Schmitt

On this week's episode of the Who Do Ya Like Podcast over the BetAmerica Radio Network, Scott Shapiro welcomes in Kenny Schmitt from fbwinners.com to break down BetAmerica's Super Bowl Futures market. Scott and Kenny start at the top of the board with the New England Patriots, Kansas City Chiefs, Los Angeles Rams, and New Orleans Saints and discuss whether any of the top four teams in 2018 provide value in this year's market. Then, the guys chat about other [...]