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For the more major fights, the sportsbook will offer a bet on the total--how long the fight will last. Next to the individual fighter odds, you will see a total--a forecasted number of rounds that the bookie thinks the fight will last.
It will look like this:. Above is an example of a total, which is posted as 3. You have two choices. If you think the fight will not last 3. The above fight, for example, has a total of 3. The line in the sand for 3. You will see a lot of side bets, known as props, in some of the bigger fights.
The odds are usually expressed in the money line, just as if you were betting on a fighter to just win the fight straight-up. Prop bets allow you to make more specific bets, like how a fighter will win a fight. Above, you see a slew of prop bets. The money line is again used, illustrating how important it is to MMA betting. Receive wiseguy plays, betting strategies and special promotions! Donald Cerrone vs. Minus-sign means a favorite.
The team wagered on has to win the game outright, regardless of the score. The minus sign e. The plus sign e. You bet on whether the total points scored will be more or less than this number. Click here for a brief how-to on reading odds. WagerTalk is the home of daily sports betting updates and free picks from expert handicappers directly in Las Vegas. Follow us on social media or check back often for the latest news, picks, predictions and analysis.