The Latest from: Patrick Everson

Patrick Everson is Covers' man on the scene, which means he's usually in the middle of the action at the biggest and best sportsbooks in Las Vegas. Patrick not only talks with some of the sharpest bettors and most renowned oddsmakers in town but also profiles you - the average bettor - with his popular "Scenes from Sin City". Who knows? The next time you're visiting a Vegas book, for Super Bowl or March Madness, you might just bump into Mr. Everson.

Do these long-distance road games hold betting value in the NFL Week 3 odds?: Live From Las Vegas

Sep 19, 2017 - 6:47 PM ET

A number of teams are stacking up the frequent flyer miles in Week 3 of the NFL season, including an early game in London, England. We get insight into the opening NFL odds and early sharp action from oddsmaker Johnny Avello of the Wynn Las Vegas sportsbook.

With October looming, baseball bettors are baking on these MLB teams: Live From Las Vegas

Sep 19, 2017 - 6:47 PM ET

There isn't much time left in the MLB season, which means the playoff push is on. That has baseball bettors in Las Vegas siding with these motivated clubs this week. We're inside the Mirage sportsbook, talking MLB betting odds with MGM director of trading Jeff Stoneback.

Offensive firepower headlines the best matchups in Week 4 of NCAA football: Live From Las Vegas

Sep 19, 2017 - 6:47 PM ET

A number of college football programs have exploded out of the gate in 2017, including the Mississippi State Bulldogs and Oklahoma State Cowboys. We talk to Johnny Avello, executive director of race and sports at the Wynn Las Vegas, about those two teams as well as some other marquee matchups on the Week 4 schedule.

Monday Night Football brings huge implications for one Las Vegas parlay bettor

Sep 18, 2017 - 6:41 PM ET

Week 2 of the NFL season closes out tonight in the shadow of the Big Apple, with a clash of two playoff teams from last season. Covers checks in on the action with Jeff Stoneback, director of trading for MGM Resorts sportsbooks in Las Vegas; Scott Kaminsky, sports director for offshore sportsbook TheGreek.com; and the lines manager for online book GTBets.eu.

NCAAF opening line report: Early bettors pound Oklahoma State over TCU, move line

Sep 17, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

We’re already up to Week 4 of the college football season, with red-hot Oklahoma State and surprising Mississippi State among the teams taking the field this weekend. Covers checks in on the opening lines with Dave Mason, brand manager for offshore sportsbook BetOnline.ag.

NFL opening line report: Cowboys open as 3.5-point road favorites at Cardinals

Sep 17, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

Monday Night Football is now in the books and we’re on our way to Week 3 of the NFL season. Covers checks in on the opening lines for four noteworthy games, with insights from Scott Cooley, odds consultant for offshore sportsbook Bookmaker.eu.

NFL action report: NFC Championship rematch drawing spit action at betting windows in Las Vegas

Sep 16, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

With a rematch of last season’s NFC Championship Game, among other intriguing contests, Week 2 of the NFL season is drawing plenty of interest at the betting window. Covers checks in on the action with Jason Simbal, vice president of risk management for CG Technology in Las Vegas; Scott Shelton, sportsbook supervisor at The Mirage on the Vegas Strip; and Mike Jerome, lines manager for offshore sportsbook TopBet.eu.

Saturday's NCAAF Week 3 action report: Sharps barking with dogs in several key matchups

Sep 16, 2017 - 10:35 AM ET

Week 3 of the college football season features a major matchup in the ACC that could have ramifications later this season, as well. That clash and many other games are drawing money and seeing line movement. Covers checks in on the action with Jason Simbal, vice president of risk management for CG Technology in Las Vegas; Nick Bogdanovich, director of trading for William Hill US, also in Las Vegas; and an oddsmaker for offshore sportsbook BetNow.eu.

With fight night finally here, Las Vegas books are conflicted on GGG vs. Canelo betting action

Sep 15, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

Depending on the sportsbook, you're going to have some Las Vegas bookies cheering for Canelo Alvarez and others rooting for Gennady Golovkin Saturday night. The middleweight super bout is bringing in huge betting action, with sharps on GGG and the public backing Canelo. And the odds are done moving either.

Biggest public plays and sharp selections for NCAA football Week 3 odds

Sep 14, 2017 - 10:56 PM ET

The college football schedule enters Week 3 and there is plenty of public money and sharp action pushing spreads and totals around in Las Vegas. We look at the biggest games and largest line moves with Jason Simbal of CG Technology.

Wiseguys are pushing these NFL Week 2 pointspreads all over the board in Las Vegas

Sep 14, 2017 - 10:45 PM ET

After an incredible Week 1 slate of surprises, NFL bettors have a brand new schedule of games to watch and wager on in Week 2. We get the inside scoop on the sharp action and the wiseguys' wagers from Jason Simbal of CG Technology in Las Vegas.

Big bets showing up on GGG, but boxing fans coming in strong on Canelo

Sep 14, 2017 - 10:37 PM ET

Canelo Álvarez and Gennady "GGG" Golovkin will battle in one of the most anticipated boxing bouts in recent years. We get the inside story on the betting patterns for this big fight, and where the odds could end up in Las Vegas come Saturday night.

Uninspiring Thursday night NFL matchup has seen plenty of line movement

Sep 14, 2017 - 5:20 PM ET

Week 2 of the NFL regular season kicks off tonight, featuring two teams who in Week 1 scored less than Beavis and Butt-Head. Covers checks in on the action with Aaron Kessler, sportsbook supervisor at the Golden Nugget in downtown Las Vegas, and Scott Kaminsky, sports director for offshore book TheGreek.com.

Red-hot Indians drawing huge runline action heading into big MLB weekend:

Sep 14, 2017 - 2:38 PM ET

The Cleveland Indians are setting the majors on fire, and their moneyline prices are climbing with every win. That's why sharp baseball bettors are taking Cleveland on the runlines, laying 1.5 runs and getting a much better return. We talk about the Tribe and the biggest MLB bets for this weekend with Jason Simbal of CG Technology.

These NFL Week 2 matchups will be the biggest bets in Vegas: Live From Las Vegas

Sep 13, 2017 - 4:10 PM ET

After an exciting opening week of NFL action, we're right into the opening odds for Week 2. Some massive games highlight the schedule, and we get insight into those opening odds from Jeff Stoneback, Director of Trading for MGM Resort in Las Vegas.

One of Vegas' sharpest oddsmakers gives insight into NCAA football Week 3 odds: Live From Las Vegas

Sep 13, 2017 - 4:10 PM ET

Week 3 of the college football slate has some heavyweight programs in action, and we have insight on the opening odds for those monster matchups straight from the Las Vegas Strip. We talk NCAA football odds with Johnny Avello, executive director of the Wynn Las Vegas.

Las Vegas shuffles Super Bowl odds after a wild NFL Week 1: Live From Las Vegas

Sep 13, 2017 - 4:09 PM ET

There were some shocking results in Week 1 of the NFL season, none more so than the Chiefs win over the Patriots. We're inside The Mirage sportsbook getting the inside scoop on which NFL clubs went up and down the Super Bowl futures board.

MLB bettors treating red-hot Indians and ice-cold Dodgers very differently

Sep 12, 2017 - 11:09 AM ET

The Cleveland Indians are on a incredible run to start September while the Los Angeles Dodgers lost their steam and are now falling out of favor with baseball bettors. We're looking at this week's best MLB matchups with Johnny Avello, executive director of race and sports for the Wynn Las Vegas.

Betting action heavy at sportsbooks for Monday night NFL doubleheader

Sep 11, 2017 - 6:33 PM ET

The first week of the NFL regular season wraps up tonight with a doubleheader of “Monday Night Football.” Covers checks in on the action for both games, with insights from Tony Nevill, sportsbook director at Treasure Island on the Las Vegas Strip, and with the lines manager for offshore sportsbook GTBets.eu.

NFL opening line report: NFC Championship rematch highlights Week 2

Sep 11, 2017 - 9:31 AM ET

We’ve got a pair of “Monday Night Football” games this evening to finish off Week 1, but it’s already time to look ahead to Week 2. Covers checks in on the opening lines for four noteworthy games, with insights from Scott Cooley, odds consultant for offshore sportsbook Bookmaker.eu.

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