UFC Las Vegas odds: Latest betting lines and gambling guide | Yan vs. Dvalishvili
Bantamweight shows its insane depth once again this Saturday (March 11, 2023) when former interim champion Petr Yan and perennial takedown machine Merab Dvalishvili battle it out inside The Theater at Virgin Hotels in Las Vegas, Nevada . In the UFC Las Vegas co-headliner, Alexander Volkov looks to build on his impressive knockout of Jairzinho Rozenstruik at the expense of Alexandr Romanov, while Nikita Krylov fights Ryan Spann in a rescheduled lightweight bout.
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What went wrong at UFC 285? Farid Basharat, Dricus Du Plessis and Tabatha Ricci
The Basharat definitely had a bit of performance, but otherwise smooth sailing.
The writing was on the wall as soon as she tried that guillotine. I fully believe she would have beaten Ribas if she put up a composed fight, but that early mistake and the way she deflated after being hit in the second doomed her. She is off my betting list.
Man, how about that?
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UFC Las Vegas Prelims Undercard Odds: Karl Williams (-200) vs. Lukasz Brzeski (+170)
Definitely give me Williams here, though I would have preferred him to stay under -200. He is the better athlete, sharper boxer and seemingly superior wrestler. Brzeski has the advantage in volume and heavyweight experience, but that’s about it.
Davey Grant (-135) vs Raphael Assuncao (+115)
Assuncao surprised a lot of people, myself included, when he shut down a hot Victor Henry last time out. He has a good chance to do the same here, but Grant has heavier hands and a more dedicated body attack than Henry. I’d say it’s worth looking at the near-even odds.
Sedriques Dumas (-180) vs. Josh Fremd (+155)
It’s not Dumas’ string of first-round finishes that makes me think he’ll face Fremd. It’s his one-sided and heavy decision over Aaron Highbaugh two fights. Defense against Fremd has been a consistent thorn in his side during his UFC tenure, a flaw significant enough to earn Dumas my pick despite the striking being largely even.
Mario Bautista (-975) vs. Guida Cannetti (+675)
I mean, heck, why not put Bautista in a discussion if you’re desperate for some extra juice? He is 14 years younger than Cannetti and better than him in every aspect of the sport.
Victor Henry (-140) vs. Tony Gravely (+120)
Too close to call. While Gravely is inconsistent and prone to shredding, he is also a much better wrestler than Henry and has much faster and more powerful hands. Get over it.
JJ Aldrich (-320) vs. Ariane Lipski (+265)
Continuing faith in Lipski has become akin to Homer insisting that his runaway barbecue pig is “still good.” While she definitely has the power that got us so excited in the first place, the rest of her game just can’t catch up. Knowing my luck, this will be the fight where she finally turns things around, but I think Aldrich’s reliability and ability to exploit Lipski’s poor ground game is enough to get the nod.
Bruno Silva (-195) vs. Tyson Nam (+165)
It’s a Tyson Nam fight; either he will eliminate Silva or face a decision loss. I think Silva is versatile and powerful enough to give Nam fits, so I’m willing to invest in him, but keep it small due to Silva’s layoff and Nam’s one-punch power .
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UFC Las Vegas Main Card Odds: Petr Yan (-250) vs. Merab Dvalishvili (+210)
I’m definitely with Yan in a five-rounder. Dvalishvili doesn’t have the striking or impeccable long-range backhand control that Aljamain Sterling used to defeat Yan in their rematch; he’s more about aggression, high-volume takedowns and grappling, which Yan has proven he can handle for 25 minutes. Yan is too sharp, too powerful and too conditioned to succumb to Dvalishvili’s punch.
Alexandr Romanov (-155) vs. Alexander Volkov (+135)
Get over it. Romanov has the tools to beat Volkov on the ground, but whether that strange performance against Marcin Tybura was due to unregulated cardio, high altitude, or just poor decision-making, I’m not willing to bank on it.
Nikita Krylov (-170) vs. Ryan Spann (+145)
Like I said last time, I want no part of a fight between these two messes.
Ricardo Ramos (-365) vs. Austin Lingo (+300)
I’ve never been very impressed with Lingo, who is quite limited in terms of hitting technique and has struggled on the mat. Fill in the much more versatile Ramos in a speech, though keep it soft due to Lingo’s layoff.
Said Nurmagomedov (-240) vs. Jonathan Martinez (+200)
Get over it. This is almost a mirror match in terms of overall striking styles, and although Nurmagomedov has the edge in consistency and submission, Martinez is dangerous enough that it’s best avoided.
Vitor Petrino (-110) vs. Anton Turkalj (-110)
I really like Petrino here in close odds. Beyond the fact that he’s a bad puncher and Turkalj has leaky defense, “Icao” took another ultra focused grinder on Gadzhimurad Antigulov two fights, so it’s not like he hasn’t dealt with Turkalj’s style before.
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Best UFC Las Vegas Bets: Parlay — Karl Williams and Petr Yan: Bet $40 to win $44 Parlay — Sedriques Dumas and JJ Aldrich: Bet $30 to win $31.20 Parlay — Ricardo Ramos and Bruno Silva: Bet $32.70 to win $30 Parlay — Mario Bautista and Vitor Petrino: Bet $40 to make $44 Single Bet — Davey Grant: Bet $30 to make $22.22
There is nothing like “Striker vs. Grappler” at the highest level imaginable. See you on Saturday, maniacs.
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