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.

Fading the public has been the smartest way to bet the 2017 NFL season

Oct 12, 2017 - 12:34 PM ET

Contrarian bettors make their money off going against the grain. And that style of handicapping has proved very profitable heading into Week 6 of the NFL schedule. Jason Logan sizes up the Covers Consensus numbers and uncovers a basic betting strategy that's cashing in at 70 percent so far this football season.

NFL Underdogs: Week 6 pointspread picks and predictions

Oct 10, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

Jason Logan is counting himself lucky that he didn't end up 0-3 with his NFL underdog picks last week. But, hey... at least he didn't have as bad a day as Ben Roethlisberger. And just like Big Ben, you can't keep JLo down. He's picked through the piles of points on the Week 6 schedule and gives his favorite underdog plays for Sunday.

NFL Underdogs: Week 5 pointspread picks and predictions

Oct 3, 2017 - 6:35 PM ET

Jason Logan went 2-1 ATS with his NFL Underdogs picks last Sunday and is 4-2 ATS the past two weeks. That's not saying much considering dogs are 20-12 ATS overall in that span. But hey, he's trying. The pickings are slim in Week 5, which has JLo taking some "terrible" teams while still obeying sports betting's Golden Rule.

NFL Underdogs: Week 4 pointspread picks and predictions

Sep 27, 2017 - 6:45 PM ET

DeShaun Watson fears no defense: not Alabama, not New England, and not Tennessee in Week 4. Jason Logan is back with his favorite NFL underdog plays for this Sunday, including one team being undervalued off a very ugly loss, and another live pup that could stand to be house trained after some questionable on-field behavior.

NFL Underdogs: Week 3 pointspread picks and predictions

Sep 19, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

Jason Logan has some special NFL underdog plays lined up for Sunday. He's fading this fragile favorite, betting on history repeating when it comes to this perennial powerhouse, and can't turn down a chance to wager on the talking rainbow unicorn of NFL underdog bets. Check out his puppy plays for Week 3.

NFL Underdogs: Week 2 pointspread picks and predictions

Sep 15, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

After a 1-2 ATS opening week for NFL Underdogs, Jason Logan is aiming to pull even - or at least get a couple laughs - in Week 2. He's banking on this football power to have a sloppy Sunday, sends an apology bet to this live underdog, and doesn't overthink this road pup. Check out his favorite NFL underdog picks.

NFL Underdogs: Week 1 pointspread picks and predictions

Sep 8, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

Jason Logan is trying his hand at NFL underdog picks this year. He's in Las Vegas for Week 1 of the football season and gives his sleep-deprived pointspread picks for Sunday, including his take on why one of the NFL's worst teams could be its best bet during the opening slate of games. Better put the coffee on.

30 need-to-know notes for betting Mayweather vs. McGregor boxing odds

Aug 23, 2017 - 1:44 PM ET

Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor betting odds are the hottest market in the sports betting industry right now. If you’re among the millions wanting to place a bet on Saturday’s showdown in Las Vegas, but don’t know where to start, check out Covers’ 30 need-to-know betting tidbits and tips for Mayweather-McGregor.

The most off-the-wall wagers you can make on the Mayweather vs. McGregor betting odds

Aug 18, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

Mayweather vs. McGregor is the "Sharknado" of the sports world, says Jason Logan, and a crazy boxing bout deserves some equally crazy prop odds. We look at the most off-the-wall wagers you can make for the August 26 fight, including PED's, kicks and elbow, cross-sport bets, and Over/Under on Trump tweets.

Mayweather vs. McGregor betting odds breakdown: Why you should bet McGregor

Aug 16, 2017 - 4:41 PM ET

The past 15 months have been highlighted by successful sports betting long shots, from Leicester City to Donald Trump. Will Conor McGregor be the next one to cash in? Jason Logan gives you three reasons to wager on McGregor when he takes on boxing champ Floyd Mayweather Jr. on August 26.

Mayweather vs. McGregor betting odds breakdown: Why you should bet Mayweather

Aug 15, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

Mayweather vs. McGregor will be the biggest boxing bout in the history of the sport and is converting many sports fans into sports bettors. If you're looking to wager on the August 26 fight, Jason Logan gives you three reasons why Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the best bet you can make.

How to handicap the second half of the MLB betting season

Jul 5, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

Baseball betting changes drastically after the MLB All-Star break. While the process stays the same, there are some unique factors in play that can make or break your bets in July, August and September. Find out how to safely bet the second half of the MLB season.

Six truly Canadian bets to make on this 150th Canada Day

Jun 29, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

Canada celebrates its 150th birthday Saturday and we give thanks to the country Covers calls home the only way we know how: place some bets. Here are six wagers you can either follow or fade on July 1, inspired by "The True North, Strong And Free".

Father's Day Weekend bets inspired by my dad

Jun 15, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

You know what sports bettors and fathers have in common? They both like to scream at the TV. With the Father's Day Weekend upon us, Jason Logan gives us some bets inspired by his dad, including some MLB action, U.S. Open golf, and Mayweather vs. McGregor.

Spice up your NBA offseason with these value alternative futures bets to win it all in 2018

Jun 13, 2017 - 12:47 PM ET

Surprise, surprise. The Warriors won it all. Basketball bettors were lulled to sleep by a lack of drama this past NBA season. If you're looking to jump on the NBA title futures for next year, don't go with those boring bets. Try our value alternatives to win next year's NBA Finals.

Stanley Cup contenders bounce back big time from shutout losses

Jun 10, 2017 - 3:28 PM ET

A shutout loss is tough to swallow, especially in the Stanley Cup final. However, a blank sheet hasn't kept Cup contenders down. Jason Logan dives into the historic data and discovers why teams coming off a shutout loss are making cold hard cash on the NHL ice.

Cavs' physical game plan could push Game 3 Over NBA Finals betting total

Jun 6, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

After falling behind 0-2 and allowing a ton of points, the Cavaliers are planning to turn up the intensity and play the Warriors much more physical in Game 3. Before you buy into their tough talk around defense, Jason Logan says physical play means more fouls - and more value for the Over.

Mike Trout and the most valuable position players to the MLB betting odds

May 30, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

Two-time American League MVP Mike Trout will be out of action for at least six weeks, leaving a gaping hold in the Angels lineup and their daily moneylines. Jason Logan polls oddsmakers to find out how much Trout is worth to the MLB odds and who are the MVP's of betting baseball.

High-scoring hockey has been followed by Under results in Stanley Cup final

May 29, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

Game 1 of the Stanley Cup final put eight goals on the board and blew away the 5.5-goal total for a rare Over result. That sets up NHL bettors for an interesting totals trend, that has watched Cup final games following an Over cash in for the Under 75 percent of the time.

Favorites dominate Game 1 of the NBA Finals, betting underdogs bite back in Game 2

May 26, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

If you thought having the Warriors and Cavs back in the NBA Finals was predictable, check out these long-running betting trends for the opening two games of the championship series. Jason Logan crunches the numbers and discovers why laying the points works in Game 1 but not in Game 2.

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