If you’re wondering where to bet on Tyron Woodley vs. Stephen Thompson, this article will have you covered.
The UFC welterweight title will be on the line this Saturday when Tyron Woodley attempts to make US gambling news by defending his title for a second straight time against Stephen Thompson. This is a rematch of their recent fight at UFC 205, meaning both men will be looking to end the fight emphatically. The best site for where to bet on Tyron Woodley vs. Stephen Thompson is Intertops. The betting lines are set, so let’s breakdown the matchup.
UFC 209 main event betting odds
- Tyron Woodley: 2.30
- Stephen Thompson: 1.60
- Draw: 51.00
Tyron Woodley still maintains that he won the last fight. There’s little argument that he did the more damage and was close the ending the fight on a number of occasions, but he was hit with some good shots throughout the bout and failed to put the type of pressure needed to throw “Wonderboy” off his game. Some MMA betting experts feel Woodley will have a better game plan heading into this fight, though that line of thinking goes both ways.
If Stephen Thompson showed anything in his last fight with Woodley, it was his tremendous heart. He was hurt on a number of occasions, and managed to escape a locked in guillotine from one of the strongest fighters in the UFC. Thompson will need to improve his takedown defense in order to utilize his world class striking.
Woodley vs. Thompson betting odds
Somewhat surprisingly, Tyron Woodley is coming into the rematch at UFC 209 as a considerable MMA betting underdog according to most online sportsbooks in the US including Intertops. Some UFC betting experts are pointing out the fact that Woodley could not finish Thompson in the first. Woodley’s odds to beat Thompson are set at 2.30, Are these UFC 209 betting odds correct? Only time will tell.
As we mentioned before, Stephen Thompson’s stock went up after his performance against Woodley, but he showed some glaring holes in his game. If he can improve upon these, this fight is his. We’ll see on March 4th whether 4 months was enough time for him to improve. Thompson’s odds to beat Woodley are set at 1.60.
If you’re looking where to bet on Tyron Woodley vs. Stephen Thompson, head to Intertops. Here you’ll find betting odds for the main event, as well as many of the important UFC 209 undercard fights. Who do you think wins? Tell us in the comment section below!