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.

Bankroll 911: How to dig yourself out of a MLB betting hole

May 9, 2019 - 1:25 PM ET

Surviving the first two months of the MLB season with your bankroll intact can be about as tough a task as getting Cooperstown to acknowledge Alex Rodriguez. If you’re among the many with their baseball bets on life support, we’re dialing 911 before it’s too late.

Durant's injury drops the Warriors' NBA title betting odds to a season low

May 9, 2019 - 11:55 AM ET

The Golden State Warriors with be without superstar Kevin Durant for at least Game 6 against the Houston Rockets Friday. That loss is enough to drop the Warriors' NBA futures to a season low. Jason Logan looks at the impact Durant's injury has on the Dubs NBA betting odds.

The NBA Playoffs betting 'Zig-Zag' theory is alive and well in the Western Conference

May 6, 2019 - 1:37 PM ET

The NBA Playoffs "Zig-Zag" theory has long been etched in sports betting lore and while the popular postseason system has seen better days, it's alive and kicking in the Western Conference side of the bracket as well as enjoying ATS success in the second round of the NBA Playoffs.

Betting the 2019 NFL schedule: Toughest situational spot for every NFC team

May 2, 2019 - 11:12 AM ET

The 2019 NFL schedule still has that “new car” smell and sportsbooks were quick to react with their NFL betting odds for Week 1, but there are plenty of pitfalls on the calendar beyond the season openers. Jason Logan has some sensational spot bets for every single NFC team.

Betting the 2019 NFL schedule: Toughest situational spot for every AFC team

Apr 20, 2019 - 8:56 PM ET

The 2019 NFL schedule still has that “new car” smell and sportsbooks were quick to react with their NFL betting odds for Week 1, but there are plenty of pitfalls on the calendar beyond the season openers. Jason Logan has some sensational spot bets for every single AFC team.

Can NBA Playoffs bettors still trust the greatest trend in sports betting history?

Apr 15, 2019 - 4:05 PM ET

At one time, the infamous 0-2 NBA Playoffs betting trend was basically like stealing money from your bookie. But as oddsmakers got wise, this sensational situational spot lost its shine and finished just 5-5 ATS last year. Jason Logan examines why this 65 percent-winning trend is so dangerous and if bettors should continue to ride it.

NBA odds, need-to-know notes and best bets for the Eastern Conference playoffs

Apr 12, 2019 - 1:36 PM ET

The NBA Playoffs are here, with games tipping off this Saturday. If you’re betting on the NBA odds this postseason, we’ve got eight need-to-know notes for the eight Eastern Conference teams vying for the Larry O’Brien Trophy.

NBA odds, need-to-know notes and best bets for the Western Conference playoffs

Apr 11, 2019 - 4:37 PM ET

The NBA Playoffs are here, with games tipping off this Saturday. If you’re betting on the NBA odds this postseason, we’ve got eight need-to-know notes for the eight Western Conference teams vying for the Larry O’Brien Trophy.

Follow these Stanley Cup playoffs tips and tactics to make the best NHL bets this postseason

Apr 9, 2019 - 11:20 AM ET

The Stanley Cup playoffs are perhaps the most unpredictable postseason in all major sports, which is great for hockey bettors searching for value. With the puck dropping on the NHL playoffs this week, we give you some tips and angles to keep in mind when capping the quest for Lord Stanley.

Antetokounmpo and Harden a two-man race in Vegas' NBA MVP betting odds

Apr 9, 2019 - 10:06 AM ET

How did James Harden go from a -500 favorite to win NBA MVP to a +300 long shot? Giannis Antetokounmpo - that's how. The Milwaukee Bucks' do-it-all forward is a -400 favorite to earned to individual honors as the NBA regular season comes to a close. We take a closer look at the NBA MVP futures.

March Madness Elite Eight: Michigan State vs Duke odds, predictions and best bets

Mar 30, 2019 - 11:53 PM ET

Two giants of March Madness clash in the Elite Eight, when Mike Krzyzewski and Duke face Tom Izzo and Michigan State. Jason Logan breaks down the NCAA Tournament odds for this monster matchup and gives his best March Madness bets and predictions for Sunday’s East final.

March Madness Sweet 16: LSU vs Michigan State odds, predictions and best bets

Mar 28, 2019 - 10:23 PM ET

March Madness betting picks back up again in the Sweet 16, where the No. 2 and No. 3 seeds in the East Region clash Friday night. Jason Logan breaks down the Michigan State vs. LSU betting odds and gives his best bets and predictions for this regional semifinal.

March Madness Sweet 16: Virginia Tech vs Duke odds, predictions and best bets

Mar 28, 2019 - 10:23 PM ET

The No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA Tournament is back in action Friday. The Duke Blue Devils face a familiar foe in the No. 4 Virginia Tech Hokies, with the March Madness betting odds siding with Duke. Jason Logan breaks down the odds for this East Region semifinal and gives his best bets and predictions.

Betting the Big Ten and fading the public are the profitable plays against the March Madness odds

Mar 25, 2019 - 11:10 AM ET

Basketball bettors get a breathier from March Madness, with a few days off before Sweet 16 action picks up Thursday and Friday. This hiatus is a perfect time to look back over the first four days of NCAA Tournament results as well as some notable trends and betting odds for the remainder of the Big Dance.

Four college flashbacks brought on by your March Madness bracket

Mar 24, 2019 - 9:51 PM ET

It doesn’t matter if you graduated college around the same time they were curing polio or you just flipped the tassel on your mortarboard, we all revert back to students when the NCAA tournament rolls around. Here are four college flashbacks brought on by your NCAA tournament bracket.

March Madness: Sunday's odds and best bets for East Region Round 2

Mar 23, 2019 - 8:49 PM ET

The opening week of the NCAA Tournament comes to a close in the East Region with a pair of games Sunday. Jason Logan breaks down the March Madness odds for Central Florida-Duke and Liberty-Virginia Tech and gives his best bets and predictions.

March Madness: Saturday's odds and best bets for East Region Round 2

Mar 22, 2019 - 11:00 PM ET

March Madness rolls on in the East Region with two Round of 32 tilts on the NCAA Tournament betting board. Jason Logan breaks down the odds and action with his best bets and predictions for Minnesota vs. Michigan State, and LSU vs. Maryland.

March Madness: Friday's odds and best bets for East Region Round 1

Mar 21, 2019 - 8:38 PM ET

After four matinee March Madness games Thursday, the East Region of the NCAA Tournament is on the night shift with all four outings in the evening. Jason Logan breaking down the odds and giving his best March Madness bets for Friday, including Duke's Big Dance debut.

March Madness: Thursday's odds and best bets for East Region Round 1

Mar 20, 2019 - 9:39 PM ET

March Madness make landfall in the East Region, with four games on the board for the Round of 64 Thursday. Jason Logan is taming the “beasts of the East”, breaking down the NCAA Tournament betting odds on that side of the bracket and giving you his best bets, including a Cinderella shocker.

Don't waste your March Madness money on bad NCAA Tournament betting trends

Mar 19, 2019 - 1:27 PM ET

Jason Logan has had it with all these bullcrap NCAA tournament trends. He blows the whistle on the worst ones (even calling out Covers), and asks books and bettors which March Madness trends bettors and bracketologists should really put weight into during tourney time.

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