UFC Wichita takes off tonight, March 9, from the INTRUST Bank Arena, and Bloody Elbow is here to provide the betting odds!
The top of the billing has former UFC heavyweight champ Junior Dos Santos favored over former title challenger Derrick Lewis. The promotion’s #8 ranked heavyweight JDS can be found with a minus moneyline of -195, with the #3 ranked Lewis rogering up at an underdog value of +180.
The over/under for the UFC Wichita five-frame main event has been assessed at 2.5 rounds. The ‘Over 2½ rounds’ prop bet holds the favored line at -118, while the ‘Under 2½ rounds’ line sits at +103. Despite the bookies seeing JDS vs. Lewis maturing well into the fight, they still strongly for-see the match ending early. ‘Fight doesn’t go to decision’ is moderately favored with a line of -270, and ‘Fight goes to decision’ sits with a strong underdog tag of +210.
Earlier in the week, JDS was actually favored to finish Lewis. ‘Santos wins inside distance’ opened up with a favored line of -125, but has since drifted out into underdog territory at +130. As for his opponent, ‘Lewis wins inside distance’ opened up with a thick underdog value of +251. Incoming wagers for this prop bet has sent Lewis’ line down to the +190 mark.
For those who envision the sort of evil where this bout lasts the duration of 25-minutes, “Santos wins by decision’ clocks in at +260 with ‘Lewis wins by decision’ owning a far more robust underdog line of +1450.
The UFC Wichita co-main event will be a pick’em fight between two streaking welterweights. On the heels of winning six-straight, the promotion’s #14 ranked Elizeu Zaleski Dos Santos can be found at both plus and minus odds. EZDS ranges anywhere from -111 up to +106. As for his opponent Curtis Millender, the winner of nine-straight, he can only be found with a favored line around -110.
Just like tonight’s main event, the over/under for the UFC Wichita co-main has been valued at 2.5 rounds. ‘Over 2½ rounds’ sports the favored line here of -172, with ‘Under 2½ rounds’ playing the underdog role at +157. The oddsmakers see this welterweight war going the distance. “Fight goes to decision’ can be scooped with a favored line of -150. ‘Fight doesn’t go to decision’ is holding with a dog tag of +120.
The UFC Wichita main card will air live on ESPN+ at 8:00 P.M. ET with the prelims starting at 5:00 P.M. ET also on ESPN+.
Check out the UFC Wichita betting odds, courtesy of OddsShark.com:
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