UFC Fight Night Odds: Rakic Backed To Beat Smith

UFC Fight Night favorite backed by bettors to seal victory
Samuel Farley
Sat, August 29, 8:19 AM EDT

This Saturday sees Aleksandar Rakic vs. Anthony Smith as the main event of UFC Fight Night. The Austrian Rakic enters as favorite, unsurprising given his 12-2 record. At -275 he's a short priced favorite but expected to do the business.

Anthony Smith is only 32 but with a 33-15 record it feels like he's been around for some time, but he can't be ruled out and the +235 could prove to be good value.

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The sportsbooks have Rakic as the clear favorite and it's something that has been reflected in the betting, with the Austrian making up 54.84% of the bets over the past month, with sharps and bettors keen to support Rakic, even at the short price.

Over the past 24 hours though we've seen a huge swing with Anthony Smith accounting for 71.43% of bets. What does this sizable amount of bets mean? We're not sure but the late surge of bets is something to keep an eye on ahead of the fight.

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Aleksandar Rakic vs. Anthony Smith Odds

Aleksandar Rakic -275

Anthony Smith +235

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