UFC Fight Night 153 main event will be an exciting battle between two of the best light heavyweights. Alexander Gustafsson vs Anthony Smith Betting Odds foresee the Swedish to overcome for a good reason. While his opponent performed much better through the last years.
The match is going to take place at Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden on 1 June 2019. Undoubtedly, this is why Alexander Gustafsson vs Anthony Smith betting odds are in favor of the Swedish fighter. He is surely expected to benefit from the home crowd beside him.
Alexander Gustafsson vs Anthony Smith Betting Odds at Unibet Sportsbook
- Alexander Gustafsson (1.37)
- Anthony Smith (3.00)
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Alexander Gustafsson fought five times in Sweden and lost only once
Gustafsson “The Mauler” who is #2 in the official UFC light heavyweight rankings, showed poor performances through last years. He lost 4 of his last 7 matches. Most recently, Jon Jones knocked him out in the 3rd round for the UFC light heavyweight title.
However, Gustafsson is looking to prove himself by winning the upcoming fight in his homeland as he has always done. His last victory took place in Stockholm on 28 May 2017. Where he beat Glover Teixeira by knockout and earned the Fight of the Night award.
Obviously, his countrymen encouragement boost him up. Anthony Johnson is the only one who could ever beat Gustafsson in his home ground. Consequently, online sportsbooks in Sweden always set the odds in his favor when he is fighting at home.
“Anthony Smith is a tough guy and I can’t wait to welcome him to Stockholm,” said Alexander Gustafsson. Currently, “The Mauler” holds a professional record of 5 losses and 18 wins, 11 of them by knockout.
Smith has more fighting experience than his Swedish opponent
“Lionheart” has more experience than any of the top 15 contenders in the UFC light heavyweight division. Anthony Smith fought 45 times in the octagon. He won 31 of them, 18 fights with knockout and 11 by submission.
Anthony Smith has shown a better performance recently. He won six of his last eight matches, 5 of them by knockout. In addition, Smith earned the Performance of the Night award for his last two victories. He beat Maurício Rua by a knockout in the first round, and Volkan Oezdemir by submission in the 3rd round.
Interestingly, Anthony Smith also lost his last fight to Jon Jones. However, he could make it to the last round and finally lost by judges unanimous decision. Currently, Smith is #4 in the official UFC light heavyweight rankings.
Anthony Smith had more fights and more victories over the past few years. However, Alexander Gustafsson vs Anthony Smith betting odds are in favor of the Swedish contender for a good reason. So check out the latest review about Unibet Sportsbook for more information.