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Glover Teixeira knocks out Anthony Smith in UFC Fight Night Jacksonville Main Event

Anthony Smith and Glover Teixeira meet in a light heavyweight matchup at UFC Fight Night on ESPN+, on May 13th. We break down how the public is picking the fight.

Opponents Anthony Smith and Glover Teixeira of Brazil face off during the official UFC Fight Night weigh-in on May 12, 2020 in Jacksonville, Florida. Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Update: Glover Teixeira defeats Anthony Smith by TKO at 1:04 in the fifth round. Teixeira was +180 to win the fight, and +700 to win by KO, TKO or DQ.

The main event for UFC Jacksonville tonight is Anthony Smith facing Glover Teixeira, a battle of Top 10 contenders in the light heavyweight division at the Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena.

Smith is the #4 ranked contender in the division at age 31 with a professional record of 31-14, while Teixeira is 40 years old at 30-7, and is the #8 ranked light heavyweight.

Smith is the favorite at -182 odds, and the betting public is strongly behind him as well. 81% of the bets made and 87% of the total dollars are on the younger fighter to take home the victory. If you do think Teixeira will be the victor, there might be more value on him at +700 to knock out Smith than just to win at +150: 59% of the wins for Glover in the UFC have come via knockout or TKO.

Here are the betting splits at DraftKings Sportsbook for Anthony Smith vs. Glover Teixeira at UFC Fight Night on ESPN+ on May 13th.

Smith vs. Teixeira UFC Fight Night odds

Info Anthony Smith Glover Teixeira
Info Anthony Smith Glover Teixeira
Record 31-14 30-7
ML Odds -182 +150
Total Rounds (2.5) Over +100 Under -134
To Go the Distance Yes (+220) No (-315)
Win by KO, TKO, or DQ +100 +700
To Win by Submission +1200 +400
To Win by Decision +500 +500
ML Splits by handle 87% 13%
ML Splits by bets 81% 19%
By KO, TKO or DQ handle 52 15
By KO, TKO or DQ bets 46 22
By submission handle 17 3
By submission bets 15 5
By decision handle 13 <1%
By decision bets 10 <1%
Tie (+6600) <1% <1%

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