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Spann vs Alvey 05/09/2020 UFC Spread, Betting Tips and Predictions

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Spann vs Alvey 05-09-2020 UFC Spread Betting Tips and Predictions

Spann vs Alvey 05/09/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is making a return to fill in fight fans crave for MMA action with a stacked UFC 249. This fight card will be held in a closed-door venue in Jacksonville, Florida and it can be watched through Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass. The main event features two title fights with the first one is a title defense of Henry Cejudo against two-time UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz. The second championship match has Tony Ferguson and Justin Gaethje are fighting for the interim lightweight title. Starting the event it will be Ryan Spann going up against Sam Alvey for a light heavyweight MMA action. UFC Online gives Spann with the huge odds over Sam Alvey for this fight.

Spann vs Alvey 05/09/2020

When: Saturday, May 9, 6:30 PM ET
Where: VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, Florida
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

Spann vs Alvey 05/09/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Ryan Spann -450 Sam Alvey +325

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Ryan Spann

Ryan Spann is a 28-year-old fighter that hails from Beaumont, Texas and fights out of Fortis MMA. He stands at 6-foot-5 and weighs in at 205 lbs. Dubbed his ring nickname as “Superman”, Spann owns a professional MMA record of 17-5 with 11 of those wins are coming from submissions. Spann made two appearances in Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender series before making his MMA debut in September 2018 in UFC Fight Night 137. He won against Luis Henrique Barbosa de Oliveira in a convincing unanimous decision. He won his next two fight sin 2019 and the first one was in UFC 237 against Antonio Rogerio Nogueira through a first-round knockout. Spann is coming into this next fight from a victory against Devin Clark in UFC Fight Night 161 via Guillotine Choke.

Sam Alvey

Sam Alvey is a UFC veteran and at 34 years old, he has already a 33-13 professional MMA record with 19 of those victories through knockouts. “Smile’n” stands at 6-foot-2 and weighs in at 205 lbs. He fights out of Team Quest and hails from Waterford, Wisconsin. Alvey made his MMA debut in November 2014 and won his first three fights in the UFC. He fights thee to four bouts a year and heading to this match against Spann, he is on a three-fight losing streak. His last victory was recorded in January 2018 through a split decision against Gian Villante and he last fought in July 2019 that resulted in a unanimous decision loss against Klidson Abreau.

Spann vs Alvey Betting Numbers

Spann
Alvey
Record 17-5-0 33-13-0 (1 NC)
Last Fight Win Loss
Country United States United States
Height 6′ 5″ 6′ 2″
Weight (lbs) 205 205
Reach (inches) 79 75
Win by KO/TKO 24% 58%
Win by Submission 65% 9%
Decisions 12% 33%
Strikes landed per minute 3.26 3.05
Striking accuracy 43% 44%
Striking absorbed per minute 2.54 3.2
Striking defense 52% 55%
Takedown average 0.6 0.09
Takedown accuracy 33% 16%
Takedown defense 60% 82%
Submission average 2.4 0.1

Spann vs Alvey Betting Picks

With the recent string of losses of Alvey, Spann looks like the safer bet here according to Sportsbook. Spann is on a hot streak of seven consecutive fights and he doesn’t look to slow down really soon.