UFC 153 breaking betting odds

source: 5thround
 

UFC 153
HSBC Arena
Rio de Janeiro

TONIGHT

Prelim Card:

Sam Sicilia +220
Rony Mariano Bezerra -300

Francisco Trinaldo +130
Gleison Tibau -160

Joey Gambino +155
Diego Brandao -190

Renee Forte +175
Sergio Moraes -220

Chris Camozzi +110
Luiz Cane -140

Cristiano Marcello +155
Reza Madadi -190

Main Card:

Rick Story +125
Demian Maia -155

Wagner Prado +300
Phil Davis -400

Erick Silva -140
Jon Fitch +110

Fabio Maldonado +300
Glover Teixeira -400

Dave Herman +250
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira -350

Stephan Bonnar +600
Anderson Silva -1000

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How Fight Odds Work

Unlike a spread on a football game where one team is getting a certain amount of points (ex. Saints +7), in MMA fights the line on the game is what's called a money line.
Vitor Belfort +500
Jon Jones -800

In this fight, Jones would be the favorite and at -800 it means for every $8.00 you bet, you will win $1 if he wins the fight.  So if you bet $800 on Jones and he wins, you'd profit $100. If Jones were to lose though, you'd lose the full $800.

If you were to bet on Belfort at +500, you would win $5.00 for every $1 you bet. So if you bet $100 on Belfort and he wins the fight, you will profit $500. If Belfort were to lose the fight, you'd lose your original $100 bet.

Depending on how people are betting on the fights, the odds will shift from the moment they open up right up until the night of the fight.

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Recent Comments »

trent205 site profile image  

10/14/12 1:07 AM by trent205

Lost $20 :( lol I will never learn...

fishyfish site profile image  

10/13/12 10:16 PM by fishyfish

1 straight up Bonnar bet, 2 Bonnar parlays. 5$ each

Motivated Penn site profile image  

10/13/12 9:20 PM by Motivated Penn

I put 35 on Bonnar, and parlayed 20 on Erick Silva, Maldonado and Maia. We'll see. Great night of fights regardless, though it's 3AM here, not gonna sit up any longer, watching the rest tomorrow. Enjoy!

trent205 site profile image  

10/13/12 7:15 PM by trent205

just put $20 on Bonnar on bodog.ca. To win $120... would be nice i think he has a pretty good chance of winning this fight! either way i know its gonna be a barn burner to watch :)

Pancake Syrup site profile image  

10/13/12 2:53 PM by Pancake Syrup

Gonna put a cheap little $10 on Bonnar and Prado winning straight up

MMARAIDER site profile image  

10/13/12 1:00 PM by MMARAIDER

So that would be -131 100/1.31 = 76.34$ tells you what you win not what you're returned.I'm betting 29.45$ I don't want to have to minus my bet to see what I win. An extra unnecessary step IMOPlus minus works best. Why can't I post a plus sign phone?

Motivated Penn site profile image  

10/13/12 12:44 PM by Motivated Penn

You'd multiply your bet amount by 1.725. If you bet 100 USD, you receive 100 * 1.725 = 172.5 USD in return.It's obviously the best method!

MMARAIDER site profile image  

10/13/12 12:41 PM by MMARAIDER

*hell

MMARAIDER site profile image  

10/13/12 12:40 PM by MMARAIDER

Fuck that. Plus minus makes sense this decimal shit I don't get. Example (plus 250) times your bet by 2.5 equals what you win. (-250) divide your bet by 2.5 equals what you win. Pretty simple.What the he'll is 1.725 or what ever.

per site profile image  

10/13/12 12:39 PM by per

Never was much of a bettor but I think Minotauro is a bit overpriced. Yeah, he had Mir rocked on the feet but he has slowed down considerably in later years and his takedowns were never that strong to begin with. He will always be dangerous on the ground and his boxing is quite good despite his declining hand speed but Herman has a really good shot against an aging legend here. But since I am not betting on it I just root for Big Nog. Other than that Fitch seems like a good bet. He is a machine and the perfect guy to squash the high hopes of up-and-comers.