These stocks almost always beat earnings estimates

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As the earnings season kicks off, certain stocks could be ready to pop, if history is any guide.

This week, 33 S&P companies are expected to release quarterly results, including large-cap names like Johnson and Johnson, Intel, Bank of America, Citibank and General Electric.

While betting on stocks ahead of earnings is often a difficult trade, Bespoke Investment Group identified three companies that have a strong bias to rally during earnings.

In an exclusive video for Pro subscribers, CNBC's Dominic Chu gives you the plays:

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