Another week of combat sports is in front of us and this week, we are gifted two action packed MMA events to bet on. We will start it all off on Tuesday with Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series, where we have ten (10) fighters competing for UFC contracts. There has been some serious underdog money to be made here lately and if you have picked out the right play, you’ve done well this season.
Then finally, on Saturday Night, we have UFC Vegas 39, where the women's strawweight contenders take center stage, as Marina Rodriguez takes on BJJ practitioner, Mackenzie Dern. This card is stacked from top to bottom and has some really strong value and plenty of talent! Let’s jump in and take a look at each fight card!
Joshua Weebs (8-1) vs. Fernie Garcia (9-1)
Mackenzie Dern (11-1) vs. Marina Rodriguez (14-1-2)
Randy Brown (13-4) vs. Jared Gooden (18-6)
Damon Jackson (18-4-1) vs. Charles Rosa (14-5)
Alexandr Romanov (14-0) vs. Jared Vanderaa (12-5)
Lupita Godinez (5-1) vs. Sam Hughes (5-3)
Jamie Pickett (11-6) vs. Laureano Staropoli (9-4)
Phil Hawes (11-2) vs. Deron Winn (7-2)
Tim Elliott (17-11-1) vs. Matheus Nicolau (16-2-1)
Felipe Colares (10-2) vs. Chris Gutierrez (16-3-2)
Mariya Agapova (9-2) vs. Sabina Mazo (9-2)
Steve Garcia (11-4) vs. Charlie Ontiveros (11-7)
UFC/Bellator/PFL Betting Guide
Making money off of MMA fights is a popular moneymaker in the sports betting world. If you are new to UFC of Bellator betting or are familiar with the process, there are a few things to keep in mind when trying to place the right bets.
Top Five Tips For MMA Betting
Narrowing down a long list to go by can be intimidating. But here we have composed a quick go-to checklist to cover the basics and maybe point you in the right direction. These quick five tips are:
Where To Place Bets
Choosing The Right Betting Site
When you first start making your bets, you want to make sure you have the right betting site. Some betting sites offer incentives for joining or have a better design that is easy to navigate.
This particular part of your journey is to be able to shop around the best one for you. It would also help to find the ones with the best payouts to make sure that your payday is worthwhile with all the hard work you put in to make the right picks.
Understanding how the UFC operates is a great start for betting on the sport. However, it is also important to know how to look at the fights more intelligently versus being a fan.
With this in mind, it is important to find value and make the bets with the highest expected value. Everyone is going to have their own strategy, but finding one that works best for you to mitigate risk is definitely worthwhile to put more money in your pocket.
Popular Ways To Bet
The beautiful thing about betting on the UFC is that there is some flexibility in your options. Not only can you bet on who is going to win, but you have options of how the fight will turn out, the length of rounds, and even who throws more jabs.
While you do not have to bet on every category, this shows that you do not have to just pick a winner. Some people enjoy the hypothetical scenarios and then it turns out that you can bet on some of them.
If you are beginning to bet on a fight, you may want to keep in mind the type of fighters that are matching up against one another. If you have one fighter that is an excellent submission artist, and the other is not so great at defending takedowns, then you may look to bet on the submission artist.
Do the fighters have a current winning streak? Is one a better striker than the other? With those types of questions in mind, this should put you in a position to find the best fighter in each situation.
When placing your bets, try to think or research anything else that comes to mind. You may want to check current UFC news on a certain event you are wanting to bet on to see if anything tips in a fighters favor.