UFC Fight Night 157 is the latest offering from the world-famous Ultimate Fighting Championship franchise and takes place on Saturday 31 August. Shenzhen Universade Sports Centre Arena in China plays host and that provides a peculiar start time for UK fans with the main event scheduled for around 12 noon. An afternoon treat for armchair punters. Here are our top Andrade v Zhang UFC betting tips.
A Closer Look
The UFC women’s strawweight championship bout involving Jessica Andrade and Weili Zhang fills in at top of the bill and fans can keep pace with this bout thanks to the live coverage and commentary offered by BT Sport. You can also gamble on the outcome, putting your knowledge of Mixed Martial Arts to the test.
Pick the fight winner or take more of a risk and call the method of victory. The latter challenges punter to pick both the winner and how they’ll achieve the result – points, knockout or submission. The prices are well worth shooting for.
Andrade the Favourite
Jessica Andrade has been priced up as betting favourite by all major firms and Bet365 fall into line with their 4/7 quote. That’s tight in what’s sure to be a competitive fight but her form makes the price difficult to argue against. Zhang upsetting the odds and winning will net you a cracking 31/20, market best price when doing your betting at Unibet.
We’re going with the jolly but will take her to win the fight by decision or technical decision. That’s a 12/5 punt thanks to Unibet and backers are sure to get a run for their money if following our thinking. It’s also favourite in the method of victory market. Traders obviously agree and believe we’re on the right path.