Mma betting involves placing wagers on the outcome of a MMA fight. There are several different types of MMA betting, including the moneyline, which is a simple wager on which fighter will win the fight. This type of bet is easy to place and offers a higher payout than other types of MMA betting. Other types of MMA betting include the Over/Under Round bet, which allows gamblers to make a wager on how many rounds the fight will last.
Before placing any MMA bets, be sure to research the fighters and their history of fighting. This includes looking at their fighting styles, past opponents, and recent performance. It is also important to know the rules of the specific MMA league. This will help you choose the best bets and avoid making mistakes that could cost you a lot of money.
MMA fights typically last three rounds, although championship or main event fights are scheduled to last five rounds. It is therefore essential to know the expected number of rounds a match will have before you can make a bet on the Over/Under Round total. Oddsmakers will set the Over/Under Round total based on the expected amount of fighting time and the fighters’ fighting styles.
One of the most popular MMA bets is on Method of Victory, which enables bettors to place a bet on whether a fighter will win by KO/TKO, submission, or decision. This type of bet is especially popular for MMA matches that are close or expected to go the distance. Often, the winner of a Method of Victory bet will be determined by the referee’s decision, which is why it is important to understand the rules of MMA before placing this type of bet.
Another common MMA bet is on Gone in 60 Seconds, which lets bettors wager on whether either or both fighters will win the fight in less than six minutes. This bet pays out large sums of money, but it is important to remember that underdogs can upset favorites at any time. For this reason, it is important to monitor fighters’ training camps and watch for signs of fatigue or a slow start. Moreover, bettors should pay attention to the age difference between fighters and support younger fighters when possible. In fact, fighters that are five years or more apart have won 61% of the time when matched up against older fighters.