UFC Expert Picks and Predictions for Anthony Smith vs Glover Teixeira

Jason Schandl
Smith vs Teixeira picks see the experts nearly unanimous in predicting Anthony Smith to win.
Smith vs Teixeira picks see the experts nearly unanimous in predicting Anthony Smith to win. / Michael Campanella/Getty Images

The UFC is back in full force, and just a few days after UFC 249, we get to do it again with UFC Fight Night Smith vs Teixeira.

This card is headlined by a matchup between a pair of former light heavyweight title contenders in Anthony Smith and Glover Teixeira.

Let's see what the experts are predicting for Wednesday's main event.

Smith vs Teixeira Predictions

Bloody Elbow
The staff of Bloody Elbow all gave their picks for the card, with Mookie Alexander and Zane Simon writing up their full predictions for the main event. Alexander predicts Anthony Smith to get the job done by TKO in Round 2, while Simon has a similar prediction of Anthony Smith by TKO in Round 3.

MMA Mania
Jesse Holland of MMA Mania also likes Anthony Smith to win by TKO.

FanDuel Sportsbook
The betting markets on FanDuel Sportsbook have a clear favorite, and it's Anthony Smith, with -184 moneyline odds. The best odds for a round and method of victory are Smith by KO/TKO in Round 1.

Teixeira vs Smith Expert Picks

Anthony Smith: 4
Glover Teixeira: 0

Method of Victory
TKO: 4

Round 1: 1
Round 2: 1
Round 3: 1

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