Closing Odds

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…

June 14th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

UFC 188 took place earlier tonight (Saturday, June 13, 2015) at the Arena Ciudad de México in Mexico City, Mexico. 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, four betting favorites were victorious while six underdogs…

June 7th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 68 took place earlier tonight (Saturday, June 6, 2015) at the Smoothie King Arena in New Orleans, Louisiana. It was a very solid card overall, with a number of quick highlight-reel finishes on the main card and solid performances on the prelims. Overall from a betting perspective, six betting favorites were victorious…

May 31st, 2015
Brian Hemminger

UFC 187 took place earlier tonight (Saturday, May 30, 2015) at the Goiania Arena in Goiania, Brazil. It was a very solid card overall, with a number of highlight-reel finishes on the main card and solid performances on the prelims. Overall from a betting perspective, eight betting favorites were victorious while four underdogs won based…

May 16th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Bellator 137 took place last night (Friday, May 15, 2015) at the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, California, and overall the card was very unique as it involved a pair of catchweight bouts in the main and co-main events following some very unfortunate missing of weight from key players. Overall from a betting perspective,…

May 10th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 65 took place last night (Saturday, May 9, 2015) at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre in Adelaide, Australia, and overall the card was exciting as it featured a significant amount of upsets. Overall from a betting perspective, three favorites and eight underdogs won based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. There was also…

April 18th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

UFC on Fox 15 took place today (Saturday, April 18, 2015) at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, and overall the card was exciting as it featured a pivotal middleweight match-up. Overall from a betting perspective, seven favorites and four underdogs won based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for…

April 11th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 64 took place earlier today (April 11, 2015) at the Tauron Arena in Krakow, Poland, and the card was very mediocre as it featured several ugly decisions mixed with some occasional bright spots throughout. Overall from a betting perspective, six favorites and six underdogs won based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook….

April 10th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Bellator 136 took place tonight (Friday, April 10, 2015) at the Bren Events Center in Irvine, California, and overall the card was exciting as it featured a lightweight title fight and several other top performances from some solid veterans. Overall from a betting perspective, four favorites and three underdog wons based on the closing odds…

March 27th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Bellator 135 took place tonight (Friday, March 27, 2015) at the Winstar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma, and overall the card was exciting as it featured a bantamweight title fight and several other top performances from some solid veterans. Overall from a betting perspective, three favorites and one underdog won based on the closing odds…

March 22nd, 2015
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 62 took place Saturday night (March 21, 2015) at the Ginásio do Maracanãzinho in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and overall the card was exciting as it featured several highlight-reel finishes throughout. Overall from a betting perspective, nine favorites and three underdogs won based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick…

March 15th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

UFC 185 took place Saturday night (March 14, 2015) at the American Airlines Arena in Dallas, Texas, and overall the card was exciting as it featured a pair of title fights in the lightweight and women’s strawweight divisions. Overall from a betting perspective, seven favorites and five underdogs won based on the closing odds at 5Dimes…

February 27th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Bellator 134 took place Friday night (February 27, 2015) at the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut, and overall the card was exciting as it featured a light heavyweight title fight and several other top UK fighters in an event dubbed the “British Invasion.” Overall from a betting perspective, four favorites and one underdog won based…

February 22nd, 2015
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 61 took place at Ginásio Gigantinho in Porto Alegre, Brazil, and overall it was a very solid card that featured the best night for underdogs in UFC history. Overall from a betting perspective, only one betting favorite won while 10 underdogs won based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap…

October 4th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

The Octagon returned to Stockholm, Sweden on Saturday afternoon for their latest international offering, and it wasn’t a particularly good night to be Scandinavian. The eleven-fight card took place entirely on UFC Fight Pass and saw some extremely surprising results on the main card, even though the rest of the event played out how it…

September 19th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Bellator 125 took place tonight at Save Mart Center in Fresno, California, and the card turned out to be a blast to watch as the two main featured bouts each ended in a bang. In total, five betting favorites won while one underdog came through and one fight closed as a pick ’em based on the…