Closing Odds

April 24th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC 197 took place last night (Saturday, April 23, 2016) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, and was headlined by a light heavyweight interim title bout between Jon Jones and Ovince Saint Preux. Overall from a betting perspective, nine favorites won while two underdogs came through and there was one pick’em fight according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s…

April 22nd, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Bellator was back in action earlier tonight (Friday, April 22, 2016) for its 153rd event. The event featured several of the promotion’s most popular fighters as well as the debut of former UFC champion Benson Henderson. Overall, on the night three betting favorites were victorious while two underdogs picked up wins based on 5Dimes Sportsbook‘s closing odds. Bellator 153…

April 16th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC on Fox 19 took place earlier tonight (Saturday, April 16, 2016) at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida, and was headlined by a light heavyweight bout between Glover Teixeira and Rashad Evans. Overall from a betting perspective, eight favorites won while three underdogs came through according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for each fight. Favorites That Won In…

April 10th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 86 took place this afternoon (Sunday, April 10, 2016) at Arena Zagreb in Zagreb, Croatia, and was headlined by a heavyweight bout between Junior dos Santos and Ben Rothwell. Overall from a betting perspective, eight favorites won while three underdogs came through and there were two pick’em fights according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick…

April 3rd, 2016
Brian Hemminger

World Series of Fighting 30 took place last night/this morning (Saturday, April 2, 2016) at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, and it featured primarily some predictable bouts which saw the judges. Overall from a betting perspective, four betting favorites won while zero underdogs won based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick…

March 20th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 85 took place last night (Saturday, March 19, 2016) at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre in Brisbane, Australia, and was headlined by a heavyweight bout between Frank Mir and Mark Hunt. Overall from a betting perspective, six favorites won while five underdogs came through and there was one pick’em fight according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for each…

March 13th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

World Series of Fighting 29 took place last night (Saturday, March 12, 2016) at the Bank of Colorado Arena in Greeley, Colorado, and it featured some very violent and entertaining finishes. Overall from a betting perspective, two betting favorites won while two underdogs won based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for each fight….

March 12th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Invicta FC took place tonight (Friday, March 11, 2016) in Costa Mesa, California, and overall it was an entertaining card highlighted by several finishes and paved the way for multiple title challengers down the road. Overall from a betting perspective, three betting favorites were victorious while four underdogs won based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick…

March 6th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC 196 took place last night (Saturday, March 5, 2016) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, and was headlined by a welterweight bout between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz. Overall from a betting perspective, four favorites won while nine underdogs came through according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for each fight. Favorites That Won In a…

March 5th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

In a pair of events which showcased top veteran and prospect talent last night (Friday, March 4, 2016), Bellator 151 and Titan FC 37 had several fighters rise to the occasion, and a few big names come up short. Overall, on the night four betting favorites were victorious while four underdogs picked up wins based on 5Dimes Sportsbook‘s closing…

February 27th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 84 took place earlier today (Saturday, February 27, 2016) at the O2 Arena in London, England, and was headlined by a middleweight bout between Anderson Silva and Michael Bisping. Overall from a betting perspective, nine favorites won while three underdogs came through and there was one pick’em bout according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick…

February 26th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

In what felt like a hastily thrown together event last night (Friday, February 26, 2016), Bellator 150 had some fighters step up after the main event title fight was scrapped on just 24 hours’ notice. Overall, on the night three betting favorites were victorious while one underdog picked up wins based on 5Dimes Sportsbook‘s closing odds. Bellator 150 Favorites…

February 21st, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 83 took place earlier tonight (Sunday, February 21, 2016) at the Consul Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and was headlined by a welterweight bout between Donald Cerrone and Alex Oliveira. Overall from a betting perspective, 10 favorites won while three underdogs came through according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for each fight. Favorites That Won In…

February 21st, 2016
Brian Hemminger

World Series of Fighting 28 took place last night (Saturday, February 20, 2016) at Next Level Sports Complex in Garden Grove, California, and it featured some very violent and entertaining finishes as well as a pretty big surprise. Overall from a betting perspective, two betting favorites won while one underdog won based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s…

February 20th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

In an event which was all about the sideshow last night (Friday, February 19, 2016), Bellator 149 delivered some memorable performances mostly in very bad ways with bouts that featured a pair of former Miami streetfighters as well as a rematch of UFC 1 veterans. Overall, on the night two betting favorites were victorious while three underdog picked…

February 7th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 82 took place last night (Saturday, February 6, 2016) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, and was headlined by a welterweight bout between Johny Hendricks and Stephen Thompson. Overall from a betting perspective, six favorites won while six underdogs came through according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for each fight. Favorites That…

January 30th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC on Fox 18 took place tonight (Saturday, January 30, 2016) at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey and was headlined by a light heavyweight bout between Anthony Johnson and Ryan Bader. Overall from a betting perspective, five favorites won while seven underdogs came through with one draw according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for each fight. Favorites That Won…

January 29th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

In an event which featured several top contenders earlier tonight (Friday, January 29, 2016), Bellator 147 delivered several impressive finishes. The show was headlined by a welterweight bout between veterans Paul Daley and Andy Uhrich. Overall, on the night three betting favorites were victorious while one underdog picked up wins based on 5Dimes Sportsbook‘s closing odds. Bellator 148 Favorites That…

January 24th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

World Series of Fighting 27 took place last night (Saturday, January 23, 2016) at The Grand Lobby at FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tennessee, and it features some very violent and entertaining finishes and absolutely zero surprises. Overall from a betting perspective, four betting favorites won while zero underdogs won based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick…

January 18th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 81 took place last night (Sunday, January 17, 2016) in Costa Mesa, California, and overall it was an entertaining card highlighted by several highlight reel finishes and a very close title fight. Overall from a betting perspective, six betting favorites were victorious while seven underdogs won based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for…

January 16th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Invicta FC took place tonight (Saturday, January 16, 2016) in Costa Mesa, California, and overall it was an entertaining card highlighted by several finishes and paved the way for multiple title challengers down the road. Overall from a betting perspective, six betting favorites were victorious while one underdog wonbased on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap…

January 2nd, 2016
James Lynch

UFC 195 took place tonight (Saturday, January 2nd, 2016) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena and was headlined by Robbie Lawler defending his welterweight title against Carlos Condit. Overall from a betting perspective, Lawler/Condit closed at even money while seven favorites won along four underdogs coming through based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for…

December 19th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

UFC on Fox 17 Finale took place tonight (Saturday, December 19, 2015) at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida and was headlined by a lightweight title bout between champion Rafael dos Anjos and challenger Donald Cerrone. Overall from a betting perspective, five favorites won while seven underdogs came through with ine no contest according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap…

December 18th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

World Series of Fighting held it’s 26th event earlier tonight (Friday, December 18, 2015) at the Chealsea inside the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Nevada and was headlined by a featherweight title bout between Lance Palmer and Alexandre de Almeida . Overall from a betting perspective, two favorites won while three underdogs came through according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick…

December 12th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale took place last night (Friday, December 11, 2015) at the Chealsea inside the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Nevada and was headlined by a featherweight contest between Frankie Edgar and Chad Mendes. Overall from a betting perspective, seven favorites won while three underdogs came through according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for each…

December 10th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 80 took place last night (Thursday, December 10, 2015) at the Chealsea inside the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Nevada and was headlined by a strawweight contest between Rose Namajunas and Paige VanZant. Overall from a betting perspective, eight favorites won while three underdogs came through and there was one no contest according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s…

December 4th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

It was an event which featured several top contenders earlier tonight (Friday, December 4, 2015) for Bellator 147, which was headlined by a lightweight main event showcasing former Strikeforce champion Josh Thomson against unheralded Pablo Villaseca. Overall, on the night four betting favorites were victorious while one underdog picked up wins based on 5Dimes Sportsbook‘s closing odds. Bellator 147 Favorites…

November 28th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 79 took place this morning (Saturday, November 28st, 2015) at the Olympic Gymnastics Arena in Seoul, South Korea and was headlined by a welterweight contest between Benson Henderson and Jorge Masvidal. Overall from a betting perspective, five favorites won while six underdogs came through according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for…

November 22nd, 2015
James Lynch

UFC Fight Night 78 took place tonight (Saturday, November 21st, 2015) at the Arena Monterray in Nuevo Leon, Mexico and was headlined by Kelvin Gastelum taking on Neil Magny. Overall from a betting perspective, six favorites won while seven underdogs came through on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for each fight.   Underdogs That…

November 15th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

In an event that more than lived up to expectations, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) put on a very entertaining show in Melbourne, Australia, last night  (Saturday, November 14, 2015) for UFC 193, which was headlined by a women’s bantamweight title bout between Ronda Rousey and Holly Holm. Overall, on the night, seven betting favorites were victorious while six underdogs…

November 8th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

In an event that more than lived up to expectations, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) put on a very entertaining show in Sao Paulo, Brazil, last night  (Saturday, November 7, 2015) for UFC Fight Night 77, which was headlined by a middleweight trilogy match between Dan Henderson and Vitor Belfort. Overall, on the night 10 betting favorites were victorious while…

November 6th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

It was an event all about revenge last night last night (Friday, November 6, 2015) for Bellator 145, which featured three rematches on the main card including the main event trilogy featherweight title bout between champion Patricio Pitbull and challenger Daniel Straus. Overall, on the night four betting favorites were victorious while one underdog picked up wins based on…

October 24th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

In an event that had lost its two biggest fights, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) still managed to put on an entertaining show which featured a wide assortment of top European talent earlier today (Saturday, October 24, 2015) for UFC Fight Night 76, which was headlined by a flyweight match between Paddy Holohan and Louis Smolka….

October 23rd, 2015
Brian Hemminger

In an event that looked more like an old Strikeforce show, Scott Coker’s Bellator MMA held an event last night (Friday, October 23, 2015) for Bellator 144, which was headlined by a middleweight title match between former champion Brandon Halsey and challenger Rafael Carvalho. Overall, on the night three betting favorites were victorious while one underdog…

October 17th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

World Series of Fighting 24 took place tonight (Saturday, October 17, 2015) at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut, and it features some very violent and entertaining finishes plus a few surprises. Overall from a betting perspective, eight betting favorites won while three underdogs won based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for each fight….

October 3rd, 2015
Brian Hemminger

The Octagon made its way to the Toytoa Center in Houston on Saturday night for the promotion’s latest offering on pay-per-view. UFC 192 featured 12 fights, headlined by the light heavyweight title bout between Daniel Cormier and Alexander Gustafsson. When all was said and done 9 favorites won and 3 underdogs had their hand raised according to the odds at…

September 25th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

In a return to the Bellator of old, the promotion held an event for the second straight week this past evening (Friday, September 25, 2015) for Bellator 143, which was headlined by a bantamweight match-up between former multi-division champion Joe Warren versus WEC vet LC Davis. Because the Ryan Couture fight was cancelled when his…

September 20th, 2015
James Lynch

Titan FC 35: Healy vs. Hawn took place tonight (Saturday, September 19, 2015) at the Clark County Fairgrounds Event Center in Ridgefield, Washington and featured three championship bouts. Overall from a betting perspective, four betting favorites won while one underdog won based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for each fight.   Underdogs That Won In the main…

September 18th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

World Series of Fighting 23 took place tonight (Friday, September 18, 2015) at the Comerica Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona, and it features some very violent and entertaining finishes. Overall from a betting perspective, five betting favorites won while no underdogs won based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for each fight. Favorites That Won…

September 13th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Invicta FC 14 took place last night (September 12, 2015) at the Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri. Overall four of the five fights which had betting odds resulted in finishes in a relatively entertaining show. From a betting perspective, four favorites and one underdog won based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for…

August 29th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Bellator 141 took place last night (August 28, 2015) at the Pechange Resort and Casino in Temecula, California. Overall the card featured a few exciting finishes but also several lackluster decisions on the main card. From a betting perspective, five favorites and seven underdogs won based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for each fight. Bellator 141 Favorites That…

August 24th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 74 took place last night (August 8, 2015) at the SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon,  Saskatchewan,  Canada. Overall the card featured a number of exciting finishes but unfortunately all of that was overshadowed by a fluke injury in the evening’s main event. From a betting perspective, five favorites and seven underdogs won based on the closing…

August 15th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Classic Entertainment and Sports (CES) 30 took place last night (August 14, 2015) at the Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island, and overall the card was interesting featuring a variety of quick stoppages, some wars of attrition and rather lackluster main event. Overall from a betting perspective, one favorite and four underdogs won based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for…

August 2nd, 2015
Brian Hemminger

World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 22 took place last night (August 1, 2015) at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, and overall the card was interesting featuring a variety of quick stoppages, some battles of attrition and some controversy in the main event. Overall from a betting perspective, four favorites and one underdog won based on the closing…

August 2nd, 2015
Brian Hemminger

UFC 190 took place last night (August 1, 2015) at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and overall the card was decent, although it was capped off by another thrilling and quick title fight. Overall from a betting perspective, nine favorites and four underdogs won based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for each…

July 18th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Titan FC 34 took place last night (July 18, 2015) at the Scottish Rite Temple in Kansas City, Missouri, and overall the card was interesting featuring a variety of quick stoppages, some battles of attrition and multiple title fights that went the distance. Overall from a betting perspective, five favorites and three underdogs won based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap…

July 18th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Bellator 140 took place last night at the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut, and overall the card was pretty dull aside from a few excellent fights and a couple stoppages, as many of the fights went to decision. Overall from a betting perspective, four favorites and zero underdogs won based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick…

June 27th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 70 took place last night (Saturday, June 27, 2015) at the Seminole Hard Rock Resort and Casino in Hollywood, Florida. It was a very solid card overall, with a number of quick highlight-reel finishes on the main card and decent performances on the prelims. Overall from a betting perspective, seven betting favorites were victorious while two underdogs…

June 27th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Bellator 138 took place earlier tonight (Friday, June 19, 2015) at the Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane, Kansas. It was a strange card, with a number of quick finishes on the main card and some big surprises. Overall from a betting perspective, one betting favorites was victorious while two underdogs won and there was a no contest based…

June 20th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 69 took place earlier today (Friday, June 19, 2015) at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. It was a very solid card overall, with a number of quick highlight-reel finishes on the main card and decent performances on the prelims. Overall from a betting perspective, seven betting favorites were victorious while four underdogs won based…

June 19th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Bellator 138 took place earlier tonight (Friday, June 19, 2015) at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. It was a very solid card overall, with a number of quick highlight-reel finishes on the main card and decent performances on the prelims. Overall from a betting perspective, five betting favorites were victorious while no underdogs won…