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Spann defeats Alvey by decision

Ryan Spann and Sam Alvey meet at UFC 249 in a matchup matchup of light heavyweights. We break down how the betting public is picking the fight.

Spann vs. Alvey results: Ryan Spann won by split decision.

In a preliminary bout at UFC 249 in Jacksonville tonight, Ryan Spann from Memphis, Tennessee takes on Sam Alvey in a light heavyweight division fight.

“Superman” Spann is undefeated since arriving in UFC at 3-0, and with an overall MMA record of 17-5. “Smile’n” Alvey turned 34 on Wednesday, and is a cagefighting veteran with a record of 33-13. He made his debut in UFC in 2014, but has lost his last three fights.

Span is a huge favorite at -420 to stay flawless in the black octagon, and both 79% of the bets and the handle are on him finding a victory. There’s also an expectation this fight doesn’t go the distance, with a stoppage before the end of three rounds costing $225 to win $100. If the veteran Alvey was able to find a submission, he’d pay a whopping 15-1 for the victory of a fight between two expected strikers.

Here are the updated betting lines for Ryan Spann vs. Sam Alvey at UFC 249.

Spann vs. Alvey betting splits

Fighters Spann Alvey
Fighters Spann Alvey
Record 17-5 33-13
ML Odds -420 +325
To Go the Distance Yes (+162) No (-225)
Total Rounds Over 1.5 (-155) Under 1.5 (+116)
To Win by KO, TKO or DQ +140 +600
To Win by Submission +320 +1500
To Win by Decision +260 +850
ML Splits (By Handle) 79% 21%
ML Splits (By Bets) 79% 21%

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