Followers of mixed martial arts have a real treat in store on Saturday 3 August as the Ultimate Fighting Championship brings us a hotly anticipated match-up between Colby Covington and Robbie Lawler. Here are our Colby Covington v Robbie Lawler betting tips.
A Closer Look
This fight, and an exciting supporting undercard, will be shown live on BT Sport, with the main event advertised for an 8.00pm GMT start time.
A bumper audience will be in attendance, with many more watching the fight thanks to the television coverage and they won’t be disappointed as this promises to be a cracker. Who will come out on top and how will they achieve the result? Knowing the answers to those questions will be the difference between watching as an interested spectator and landing a profit from the occasion.
A Foregone Conclusion?
Bookmakers have had their say on how the night should go and price Covington as favourite, and a convincing one at that. He’s 2/5 with most firms, including William Hill. That price will ensure he appears in a fair share of sports accumulators this weekend as the quote may be just a little too tight for average backers to take as a single.
Robbie Lawlor is here simply to make up the numbers, if following the thinking of traders and the money men at Bet365 are confident he won’t get close to winning, so much so they are offering up a chunky 2/1 on him upsetting the odds. Anything can happen in the fight game with a bout turning in an instant. That will catch the attention of value hunters who may fancy taking a chance of Lawlor getting out of the night with a victory. There’s more in the method of victory market and we’re having Covington by submission at 4/1 with Unibet.