Which football facets are helped most by home-field advantage when betting the NFL Week 7 odds?

Oct 18, 2018 - 7:09 AM ET

Home-field advantage is a real thing, especially when it comes to betting on the NFL pointspreads. But which facets of a football team are helped most by familiar surroundings? Steve Paul looks into home-field factors and isolates the hidden value in these Week 7 matchups.

Do early-season NFL ATS and Over/Under results predict future performance?

Oct 11, 2018 - 5:58 AM ET

When a NFL team starts a perfect 5-0 ATS, are they a good bet the rest of the season? What about those teams that constantly top the totals: will they keep playing Over? Steve Paul looks at how the market reacts to the best ATS and Over/Under plays and why Week 6 is such pivotal part of the schedule.

How to make the most of your MLB Playoff bets this October

Oct 6, 2018 - 10:49 AM ET

It’s October which means postseason baseball. If you’re betting on the MLB playoffs, here are some simple tips and trends to follow on the road to the Fall Classic.

Night of the Living Dead... Numbers! Should NFL bettors beware these pointspreads?

Oct 3, 2018 - 8:25 PM ET

Halloween is coming up and what better to scare the crap out of football bettors than to talk about "dead numbers". Steve Paul explains what a dead number is and why those shopping around for the best NFL pointspreads should always keep them in mind. Boo!

Understanding NFL Expected Points Added (EPA) and why running the football doesn't matter

Sep 27, 2018 - 9:00 AM ET

We knew the NFL was a pass-happy league, but sizing up the EPA numbers (Expected Points Added) Steve Paul shows that being able to run the ball or stop the run is no longer the key to winning football games - and is far from effective when it comes to covering the NFL pointspreads.

Forget what you think you know about home-field advantage when it comes to NFL betting

Sep 20, 2018 - 8:46 AM ET

Home-field advantage is worth three points to the NFL spreads, right? Right? Right?! Wrong. Stat head Steve Paul digs into the best and worst - and most overrated - home-field advantages, and looks at how those numbers could open up betting value for Week 3 of the NFL season.

Three tips to help you cash in on the early-season college football betting odds

Aug 29, 2018 - 11:37 AM ET

After a long offseason, college football is back on the betting board. If you’re sizing up the early-season NCAA odds, here are some betting tips and tactics to follow in the first few weeks of the schedule.

How to handicap the soccer odds

Aug 10, 2018 - 10:53 AM ET

If you're looking for an edge when betting soccer odds, Covers Experts' Soccer Authority points out some helpful handicapping tips and tactics to help you win big when betting the "Beautiful Game".

The best ways to smartly - and safely - bet on the NFL preseason odds

Jul 25, 2018 - 7:36 AM ET

Are you starving for football? While the NFL preseason can be wildly unpredictable there is value to be had - if you know where to find it. Jason Logan breaks down the best ways to handicap the NFL preseason odds and hopes you don’t lose your shirt – and pants – by the time Week 1 rolls around.

How to beat the heat - and the books - in the 'Dog Days' of the MLB season

Jul 4, 2018 - 1:33 PM ET

With the All-Star break on the way, and temperatures as well as playoff races heating up, we’re delivering some helpful handicapping “how-to’s” right down the middle. Here are some tips and tactics to follow when betting those hot summer days at the ballpark.

How to handicap MLB umpire betting stats

Jun 27, 2018 - 1:49 PM ET

One of the best kept secrets among sharp baseball bettors is using MLB home plate umpire stats when researching their daily wagers. And Covers is one of the few outlets to find these certain stats – especially as they pertain to the MLB betting odds.

Three ways you can wager on the NBA Playoff odds like a wiseguy

Apr 14, 2018 - 9:33 AM ET

The NBA Playoffs tip off this weekend and present a different challenge to basketball bettors than the regular season grind. Here are some handicapping tips and tactics to help you turn a profit this postseason, including fantastic favorites, the best NBA trend around, and how to cash in on the in-game odds.

The one basketball betting trend you have to know for the NBA Playoffs

Apr 11, 2018 - 11:00 PM ET

As the NBA Playoffs tip off, basketball bettors will want to keep their eyes peeled for one of the most lucrative spot bets of the past decade. Jason Logan explains how desperation is producing a 67 percent ATS winner when teams fall behind 0-2 in their NBA postseason series.

Sports betting with Bitcoin is so much easier than you think

Apr 3, 2018 - 11:00 PM ET

Bitcoin has been woven into the fabric of online gambling for almost a decade but for many sports bettors, it's still a new and intimidating market. Jason Logan took the plunge with bitcoin almost two years ago, and shows you just how simple - and great - using the cryptocurrency can be for powering your betting bankroll.

How to best handicap eSports betting odds

Apr 3, 2018 - 2:30 PM ET

eSports are rapidly growing in popularity and with that growth comes the boom in betting odds for the biggest games and top tournaments. Find out the most reliable eSports databases, the key stats and trends to look for, and some sharp tips and tactics on how to cash in on this red-hot - and relatively new - gambling market.

How to bet the early MLB schedule odds like a wiseguy

Mar 27, 2018 - 9:08 PM ET

If you’ve been too buried in the March Madness brackets to think about baseball or you’re trying your hand at the MLB odds for the first time, here are some tips and tactics that can help you cash in on the early-season action on the diamond.

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

Mar 10, 2018 - 11:00 PM ET

March Madness is spreading like a damn zombie apocalypse and seems to infect more and more people every year. Jason Logan arms you with the best ways to wager and build your bracket, writing the Bible on betting the NCAA tournament. First up is Book I: making the most from momentum, schedules, and tournament travel.

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

Mar 10, 2018 - 11:00 PM ET

Beware of tourney droughts, valuing experience over talent, and going against proven coaches when building your brackets and betting the Big Dance. Jason Logan continues his NCAA tournament betting Bible with Book II, highlighting some edges and angles as well as common pitfalls when trying to make sense of the madness of March.

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

Mar 10, 2018 - 11:00 PM ET

Cinderella teams are perhaps the best part of March Madness - beside the gambling - and whether you're betting against the spread or playing a bracket pool, spotting these live underdogs is the first step on the road to riches. Jason Logan continues his NCAA tournament betting Bibles with Book III: Telltale signs of a Cinderella.

Covers' NCAA March Madness Betting Bible: Book IV - Cash in on the madness of March with live betting

Mar 10, 2018 - 11:00 PM ET

March Madness is all about moments, and recognizing how to make money off those moments is key for anyone playing in-game odds. Jason Logan completes his NCAA tournament betting Bibles with Book IV, giving you a proven plan of attack and the best strategies for wagering on the live odds during the Big Dance.