The Latest from: Jason Logan

Jason Logan is one of the most connected writers in the sports betting industry, with contacts and sources at the biggest books in Nevada, overseas and online. Covers’ Senior Managing Editor has been breaking down the betting action since 2005, providing unrivaled insight into the oddsmakers’ process as well as first-hand reports from the bookmakers, telling you where the wiseguys are wagering. JLo’s informative and always entertaining commentary spans everything from the NFL, college hoops, and the whacky and wonderful world of exotic prop betting.

These four NFL teams have the toughest starts to the 2017 season

Apr 21, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

A bad start to the schedule can doom the rest of the season. That's why Jason Logan has singled out these four NFL teams who have uphill climbs right out of the gate. Football bettors may want to keep a safe distance from betting these clubs until after the first four weeks.

HBO's 'Hard Knocks' series has produced some crazy NFL betting trends

Apr 19, 2017 - 2:14 PM ET

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are the latest team to be featured in HBO's "Hard Knocks" documentary series. That means, according to the past 11 "Hard Knocks" teams, the Bucs are a bad bet in Week 1 but could be one of the hottest wagers in the first four weeks of the season.

NHL playoffs producing plenty of profits for Under bettors

Apr 14, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

You’d be hard pressed to find another postseason tournament with as much intensity as the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs and Jason Logan looks into how that intensity has translated into Under profits for NHL totals bettors.

Against the spread success is a tell-tale sign of a NCAA tournament champion

Mar 24, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

Great teams win championships, but it also looks like they cover the spread. The past three NCAA tournament winners are a perfect 18-0 ATS and the last 11 teams to win the Big Dance have covered at a 86 percent clip. Which remaining teams are on this championship pace?

Handicapping fouls could be the key to cashing in on NCAA tournament betting totals

Mar 21, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

NCAA scoring is off the charts and Over bettors are cashing in because of it. But as much as pundits point to the 30-second shot clock, the crackdown on physical defense in recent years should have you handicapping fouls in the Sweet 16.

Don't get "March Blindness". How to bet the other college basketball tournaments

Mar 20, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

With the music stopping at the Big Dance for a few days, college basketball bettors trying to scratch that March Madness itch will look to the lesser-known tournaments: the NIT, CBI, and CIT. Here's what you missed in these postseason events so far.

Four college flashbacks brought on by your March Madness bracket

Mar 20, 2017 - 1:34 PM ET

Depending on how the start of the NCAA tournament shook out, your bracket either makes you feel really smart or incredibly dumb. Hey, that's the way most people feel in college! Jason Logan points out four college flashbacks March Madness bettors are feeling heading into the Sweet 16.

March Madness Overs cashing in at 72%, but will it continue in Round of 32?

Mar 17, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

Sportsbooks were bracing for some high-scoring results when they posted lofty totals for the NCAA Round of 64. And the college kids didn't disappoint, with a 23-9 O/U count. Will the Overs continue to cash in the Round of 32? Jason Logan breaks down the betting.

Cash in on the madness of March with these live in-game betting tips

Mar 16, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

There's no more aptly named sporting event than March Madness, with so much unpredictable action on the college hardwood. Jason Logan tells you how to cash in on that chaos with some tips for live in-game wagering.

Which "First Four" survivor will bust your March Madness bracket this year?

Mar 15, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

Each year since adding the "First Four" in 2011, one play-in team has made it out of the Round of 64 with a few going as deep as the Final Four and Sweet 16. Which First Four survivor has the best chance of busting brackets this March?

March Madness betting odds predict the highest scoring NCAA tournament in history

Mar 14, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

Scoring in college basketball has been on the rise since switching to the 30-second shot clock. That's why oddsmakers are setting some lofty Over/Under totals and predicting the highest scoring NCAA tournament ever.

The five types of NCAA brackets you'll see during March Madness

Mar 14, 2017 - 8:25 AM ET

If you're one of the millions predicting the path to the national championship, chances are your NCAA bracket falls into one of these five categories. Covers' Jason Logan breaks down the biology of bracketology this March.

Covers' NCAAB March Madness Betting Bible: Book III - Telltale signs of a Cinderella

Mar 10, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

Whether you’re wagering on NCAA games or filling out a tournament bracket, spotting Cinderella before the clock strikes midnight is the road to riches. Jason Logan tells you just how to slip that glass slipper on potential Cinderella teams with Book III of his "March Madness Betting Bible".

Covers' NCAAB March Madness Betting Bible: Book I - Momentum, Skeds, and Travel

Mar 10, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

Whether you’re new to the sports betting scene or you’re a veteran of many a Madness, our "NCAAB March Madness Betting Bible" will come in handy over the next three weeks. Jason Logan handicaps momentum, strength of schedule, and tournament travel in Book I.

Are NCAA Cinderella teams good or bad for sportsbooks?

Mar 10, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

Cinderella teams help make March Madness one of the most popular events on the sports betting calendar. But not everyone is cheering for the underdog. Sportsbooks admit that a dash of Cinderella is fun but too much of it can spoil their handle as the tournament plays out.

Covers' NCAAB March Madness Betting Bible: Book II - Droughts, Experience, and Coaching

Mar 10, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

Whether you’re new to the sports betting scene or you’re a veteran of many a Madness, our "NCAAB March Madness Betting Bible" will come in handy over the next three weeks. Jason Logan handicaps NCAA droughts, experience versus talent, and the top tournament coaches.

NBA underdogs are barking loud for basketball bettors

Mar 3, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

Heading into Saturday’s action, NBA underdogs have gone an amazing 36-16-1 ATS in the past seven days – a 69 percent winner. Jason Logan looks at which kinds of dogs are barking the loudest on the NBA hardwood.

Championship Week - not the NCAA tournament - is the real March Madness

Mar 3, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

You want the real March Madness? Championship Week is the busiest stretch of the sports betting calendar for bookmakers, who must manage odds for every major conference tournament as well as a handful of mid-major events while keeping the sharps at bay.

With Durant down, Over could be the way to wager on the Warriors

Mar 1, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

As great a scorer as Kevin Durant is, his defensive prowess is what Golden State will miss the most. That opens up the door for NBA Over bettors to cash in on a Warriors team that's been trending Under all season.

Academy Awards betting action report: Underdog bettors love these Oscars odds

Feb 25, 2017 - 7:31 AM ET

The Oscars odds have seen some incredible movement since hitting the board at online sportsbooks back in the fall. We take a look at the betting action and potential upsets for the 89th Academy Awards.

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