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Bellator 257 odds, picks: MMA insider releases picks for Nemkov vs. Davis and other fights on April 16 card

Mixed martial arts expert Ian Parker has revealed his top selections for Friday's Bellator MMA showcase
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Phil Davis will take on Vadim Nemkov in the main event of Bellator 257 on Friday night. The matchup is a quarterfinal for the promotion's World Grand Prix tournament in the light heavyweight division. The main card is slated for 9 p.m. ET and will be televised on Showtime. Nemkov is a -200 favorite (risk $200 to win $100), while Davis is offered at +170 (risk $100 to win $170) in the latest William Hill Sportsbook odds for Bellator 257. 

Before you make your Bellator 257 picks, make sure you see what the ultimate MMA insider, Ian Parker, has to say. 

A former fighter who's been in the industry for 15 years, Parker has managed some of the world's best, including former UFC middleweight champ Chris Weidman, Costas Philippou and Gian Villante. Parker trained alongside UFC Hall of Famer Matt Serra. Now, Parker breaks down fights and makes betting picks for the Voice of the UFC, Jon Anik.

Parker is coming off a mind-boggling 2020 season. On the Anik & Florian Podcast, Parker went an astounding 58-14, returning $9,465 to $100 bettors who followed him. He hit 11 of his 17 underdog picks and 19 of 30 main events. Overall, Parker nailed an astonishing 81 percent of his plays. 

At Bellator 255, Parker went 3-1 to provide a profitable night for SportsLine members. His winners included calling a win for Jason Jackson (-115) over Neiman Gracie (-105) in the co-main event. Anyone who has followed Parker already has seen massive returns! 

For Bellator 257, we can tell you Parker is backing Corey Anderson (-170) to pull off the win against Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov (+145) in a matchup of light heavyweight prospects on the main card. 

"Look for Anderson to use his jab and push kicks to keep his opponent from turning the fight into a brawl." Parker said. "As long as Anderson can keep his distance and eventually use his wrestling to put Yagshimuradov on his back, I expect Anderson to keep the win streak going and advance to the second round."

Parker has also locked in his picks for Homasi vs Daley and more. You ABSOLUTELY need to see his picks before locking in any plays for Bellator 257. 

Who wins Nemkov vs. Davis? And which other fighters should you back at Bellator 257? ... Join SportsLine here to see which fighters you need to be all over at Bellator 257, all from the ultimate MMA insider who returned nearly $9,500 to his followers in 2020!

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