MMA/UFC isn’t typically a sport that is given a lot of attention by bookmakers. It’s only been around for less than three decades so it is a relatively new sport but is gaining pace in
MMA/UFC isn’t typically a sport that is given a lot of attention by bookmakers. It’s only been around for less than three decades so it is a relatively new sport but is gaining pace in popularity year after year. This presents itself as an opportunity for bettors with its advantages and disadvantages:
– Bookmakers aren’t as familar with MMA/UFC as they are with established sports like football, horse racing and boxing, and so their unfamiliarity can at times be reflected in their odds, in that a particular fighter may be priced too high
– More bookmakers are slowly starting to offer bets for MMA/UFC so you have more choices to shop around for better odds than before
– A lot of bookmakers are still slow to offer bets for MMA/UFC so your choices for better odds are much more limited compared to established sports
– Promotions are also much more limited
The biggest advantage of MMA/UFC is that it’s much easier for you to be ahead of the game compared to football and horse racing with a little bit of research and patience. The more established sports are given undivided attention by bookmakers and so it’s very difficult to get ahead in that game, whereas MMA/UFC is a given much less attention. If you are able to build a deeper knowledge of MMA/UFC then you will make better-informed decisions when you decide to place a bet. You will be able to spot which fighters are priced higher than they should. I recommend starting off your research with www.sherdog.com which provides all the latest news and statistics in the world of MMA/UFC, then from that point, you can search for other resources to keep you up-to-date.
We highly recommend Sky Bet and Coral as they offer price and acca boosts for certain MMA/UFC events. We also recommend William Hill for their competitive odds on MMA/UFC.