MMA Betting: EliteXC Unfinished Business

The second round for prime time MMA on CBS will take place on July 26, 2008, Stockton Arena, CA. Round 2 of prime time MMA will feature 3 title matches for EliteXC. The main card will see a rematch featuring Smith Vs Lawler II for the Middleweight title. Robbie Lawler (15-4) will defend his EliteXC Middleweight title against Scott Smith (13-4). The first match on CBS on May 31 was a highly entertaining fight until the match was declared a no contest because Smith was poked in the eye in the second round. As the title of the event says, these two warriors have "Unfinished Business". Bettors should also be looking forward to this fight because we may have "Unfinished" profit opportunities for this rematch.

Lawler Vs Smith - Betting Odds

The early line by on the rematch has Champion Robbie Lawler as the favorite with a betting line of -220 meaning that you have to bet $220 to win $100. The underdog is Scott Smith at +180 meaning that for every $100 bet you would win $180. Robbie Lawler has more experience and is well known in the MMA world. However, Smith is known for appearing on the Reality TV series The Ultimate Fighter and had one of biggest highlight reel comeback knockouts with his bout with Pete Sell. Smith has proven that he has one punch KO power and prime time MMA fans will be looking to put some money on the line to profit on that KO power.

Thompson Vs Shields - Betting Odds

Jake Shields will fight Nick "The Goat" Thompson for the EliteXC Welterweight title. Jake Shields is a big favorite with an opening betting line of -400. "The Goat" Thompson is a huge underdog at +320. This is a very profitable underdog line where for every $100 bet you get $320. Thompson was also a big underdog against the Eddie Alvarez in 2007 at BodogFIGHT. Thompson stopped the rising Alvarez by TKO raising "The Goat's" marketing value and some would say underdog betting value.

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