Best Bets for UFC 221: Underdogs, Props & Parlays
The UFC returns to Australia with UFC 221, headlined by an interim-title showdown Involving middleweights Luke Rockhold and Yoel Romero.
The co-main event comes with a heavyweight tilt between Curtis Blaydes and New Zealander Mark Hunt.
The Best Bets for UFC Fight Night 125 of week went 2-1. (The John Dodson scrap was canceled.) That pushes our general record to 18-11, however we lost a little cash a week, lowering our entire profit down to $66.33. (Maybe I need to go back and read my 6 Tips for Successful MMA Betting?)
Time to get back to our profitable ways with the top bets for UFC 221.
BEN NGUYEN (+100) VS JUSSIER FORMIGA (-120)
Jussier Formiga (20-5) can grapple and has one of the best back matches in the company. He is an absolute leech when he gets his hooks in. But even though Formiga has a better body of work against some world-class guys in the division, it is hard to bet against rising star Ben Nguyen (16-6).
«Ben 10» has improved certain aspects of his game, like scrambling and takedown defense, in order to maintain his fights standing. Why? He will knock his opponent’s head off because if his struggles stay upright. He is a prospective title contender who UFC reduction came into Louis Smolka in what was a slobber-knocker of a struggle.
This +100 moneyline for Nguyen at BetOnline is a wonderful round number to bet on.