Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) enthusiast viewership has exploded across North America with the business pioneer function as UFC: Ultimate Fighting Championship. With the phenomenal growth of MMA, we have also seen a growth in betting options on MMA since Sportsbooks attempt to meet the betting demand by the general public. Why wager your buddy at odds on a lopsided fight when you get true chances at a Sportsbook and great payouts by gambling on the underdog.
The Way to Bet on MMA?
Most online Sportsbooks will place lines on MMA under their Sportsbook merchandise class. You would then search to get MMA lines. Many novels who post lines on the UFC will even carry lines on other major MMA organizations such as Affliction, Dream, WEC, EliteXC or any special MMA PPV events. Provided that there’s a requirement the significant online Sportsbooks will place betting lines.
A MMA lineup (called a betting line) is submitted as a Moneyline odds in American Odds. A Moneyline bet usually means that you are picking who’ll win the fight. The payout odds will be displayed in American Odds. The significant online Sportsbooks will provide you a choice to display odds in European, American or Fractional.
For example, UFC Ultimate Fight Night 14 Line displayed in American Odds:
Anderson Silva -500
James Irvin + 350
The betting line indicates that Anderson Silva is a heavy favorite to beat James Irvin. You may need to bet $500 to win $100 on Anderson Silva since he is the heavy favorite. If you like the underdog, bet $100 on James Irvin also it would cover $350. The betting odds are a payout percentage and also you don’t have to wager $100. Your bet will payout based on the payout ratio.
In MMA anything could happen. It only takes a single punch. That is why it’s so exciting to bet on MMA. The underdog always has a puncher’s chance. There have been a few fantastic underdog payouts and upsets in MMA. Gabriel Gonzaga Vs. Mirko Cro Cop – who can forget that high kick to the head. Matt’The Terror’ Serra Vs George’Hurry’ St. Pierre Part 1 – Superman punch and one of the greatest upsets ever in MMA. Quinton Rampage Jackson Vs Forrest Griffin – The UFC reality star turns champ at a grind out decision. The best thing about the MMA is that the fights are fairer and transparent than boxing since many of the battles are ceased by knockout or submission. You are able to see the action right in front of you. The most fascinating thing is having activity (i.e. a bet) on all the fighters around the televised card and yelling your head off in the bar with your friends or on a PPV in your large screen.
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