# How do MMA betting odds work?

## How do MMA betting odds work?

American UFC Betting Odds American odds are usually represented by a positive or negative amount, like -210 or +1500 to denote the probability of winning a fight. The higher the number, the less likely that fighter will win, and the lower the negative number, the more likely that fighter is to win.

## How do you read UFC odds?

If there’s a ‘+’ sign, as there is here with McGregor, that means the fighter is the underdog. The actual figure represents the amount of money you’d win if you bet \$100. So if you bet \$100 on McGregor and he wins, you win \$135 plus your original \$100 bet back.

What does 1.5 mean in UFC?

• Over/Under 1.5 Rounds. If you place an Under 1.5 rounds bet, you will win if the bout will end after less than two rounds. An Over 1.5 rounds bet can earn you a huge payout if the bout ends after two or more rounds, depending on the odds. • Over/Under 2.5 Rounds.

What does +500 mean in boxing odds?

the underdog
+500 in boxing odds is American odds representing which player is the underdog and how much can be earned from betting on them. +500 shows how much one can win if they bet \$100 on the underdog. If the underdog wins, the bettor will win \$500 plus their \$100 wage.

### How do you understand fighting odds?

Fighting (American) Odds Explained in Detail They represent the amount of money you need to wager to win \$100. For example, if the odds on a favorite fighter are -200, that means that you have to put \$200 to win \$100 (\$100 profit on an initial stake of \$200, meaning total payout is \$300).

### What does over 2.5 rounds mean?

If you bet over 2.5 rounds, the fight does not need to go three full rounds for you to win the bet. It only needs to cross the halfway point of that round.

What does under 3.5 rounds mean?

Under 3.5 (-130) In the above example, the number is 3.5, meaning you are betting on whether the fight will last 3.5 rounds or not. Remember that the number refers to completed rounds. In other words, 3.5 does not mean halfway through the third round, but rather halfway through the 4th round.

How do minus odds work?

If the odds are minus (–), then that amount of money must be wagered to win \$100. (e.g. –150 means you must bet \$150 to win \$100.) If the odds are plus (+), that amount of money would be earned on a successful \$100 wager. (e.g. +150 means you make \$150 on a \$100 wager.)

## Can you bet on both boxers to win?

There are many sporting events that are a match-up between two opponents, and many people ask can you bet on both teams? Yes, you can – but not in all circumstances.

## How do you bet on UFC fights?

The best UFC bets are different for each bettor. Many would consider prop and futures bets as the best, as these can generate larger odds compared to traditional betting options. Moneyline and round betting are still strong ways to bet, but the odds are generally shorter.

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