We advise that UFC bettors check out our UFC predictions prior to making a decision on any fight. With each UFC fight, from prelims to the main event of the main card, able to end at a moment’s notice, there is no guarantee that the favorite will come out on top. Our experts look at the film and know the latest on each fighter’s training and weight cut that can help you look like a Las Vegas insider.
UFC odds are determined based on the status of each fighter along with the perceived matchup heading into each fight. But even if a UFC fight features one fighter on a hot streak and one struggling to pick up a win, it is possible that the matchup favors the struggling fighter. Our UFC Vegas experts dig deep into each matchup to provide the best UFC predictions possible.
It might seem easier just to back the overwhelming favorite or the champion, but this is the fight game. This is not predetermined. Anything can happen inside the cage. Just ask Jose Aldo. No one expected Conor McGregor to knock him out in 13 seconds. The same can be said for Ben Askren, who was knocked out instantly by the Gamebred fighter, Jorge Masvidal.
Keep an eye out for our free UFC picks to boost your chances of placing winning money line bets.
With MMA being an individual sport rather than a team one, there is no betting against the spread. The main type of bet you can place in UFC is the money line. Moneyline betting is seen as the most straightforward of bets as you are placing a bet on the fighter you believe will win each fight.
Let’s take a past fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson. The money line betting for this encounter saw:
Moneyline example: Raquel Pennington @ -190 vs Macy Chiasson @ +160
As you can see, this means that Pennington is the favorite. If you want to win $100 betting on Pennington, you will need to bet $190. If you opt to bet $100 on Chiasson, then you will walk away with $160 in profit.
Another popular type of UFC prediction is the over/under bet. Here, bettors are tasked with predicting whether a UFC fight will end in over or under the number of rounds listed by a sportsbook heading into the fight.
Total Rounds example: Swanson vs Elkins
Let’s say Cub Swanson is set to fight Darren Elkins, and the over/under for the fight is at 2.5 rounds. That means bettors are wagering on whether Cub Swanson and Elkins fight past the halfway point of the second round, or if the fight is stopped before that point.
Bettors should keep in mind that the half-round in each UFC over/under does represent two minutes and 30 seconds into the next round. In other words, if a fight has an over/under of 2.5 rounds, the total for wagering purposes includes the entire two first rounds, along with the first 2:30 of the third.
If you like researching your fights ahead of time and getting early odds, then our free UFC futures picks are right for you. These UFC odds are just early odds for upcoming fights. It is like a money line, where you are backing a winner with your wager. It’s just that the UFC fight is someday in the future as opposed to later in the week.
There could be an upcoming bout in April or May that will be headlined by two massive fighters such as Dominick Reyes and Jiri Prochazka in yet a rematch of their previous main event fight. Sportsbooks in Las Vegas and elsewhere will quickly get their odds out there to generate interest in the fight.
More in-depth wagering markets will open up closer to the contest. But taking the early moneyline could help bettors get value against the UFC Vegas odds that appear closer to fight week. That's why it's always important to check back to see our MMA picks for any UFC fight.
Proposition bets allow you to make UFC predictions on markets other than the actual winner of the fight and the over/under. They allow you to go deeper into the action and get more favorable odds on fights from UFC Apex and elsewhere.
Betting on UFC is a lot different from team sports. You are betting on who will win the fight, by which method, and possibly what round. With prop bets, you can bet on whether a UFC fight will end in a certain round. You can also bet on whether a UFC Vegas fight will end by knockout, TKO, submission, or decision, and whether a UFC will end inside the distance.
Each of these prop bets will have different odds depending on the fighter or round involved. For example, fights featuring knockout artists are more likely to see odds to end inside the distance or by knockout than fights featuring combatants who prefer to control their opponent with their wrestling.
If you think betting on individual rounds is too difficult and too much of a risk, then you can use markets that allow you to predict a finish within a group of rounds. This means you can back your fighter to win between rounds 1 and 2, 3 and 4, or even 5 and a decision in the UFC bout.
All of our UFC picks will be in-depth and full of enough betting knowledge that allows you to feel confident about your UFC picks. We look closely at Las Vegas odds and odds from major sportsbooks around the United States to make sure we recommend betting at the best possible odds during UFC Vegas cards at the UFC Apex, UFC PPV events, and every other event on the schedule.
Our UFC experts get to work as soon as the big fights are revealed and provide you with professional and precise UFC Fight Night picks. They will cover everything you need to know about each fighter and their past history. To help bettors make the best bets possible.
These experts spend hours analyzing every aspect of the fight game, and they will give you their honest verdict on who you should be picking. Follow all our UFC previews to ensure your UFC betting experience is as profitable as possible.
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