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UFC 238 final betting odds: Henry Cejudo remains underdog to Marlon Moraes

Check out the closing betting odds for tonight’s UFC 238 card, where Marlon Moraes is favored over Henry Cejudo to win the vacant bantamweight title.

It’s fight day for tonight’s UFC 238 card kicking off from the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. Bloody Elbow has the betting odds.

With TJ Dillashaw relinquishing his bantamweight belt, the UFC is finding a replacement champ in the main event. In our midweek odds post, we learned that UFC flyweight champ Henry Cejudo was closing in on a favored line from his opening underdog mark. He went from a +148 line down to the +115 mark. Just went it looked like Cejudo was going to hit a minus line, the momentum swung the other way with an influx of coin on the #1 ranked 135-pounder, Marlon Moraes. All in all, Moraes has gone from -185, to -135, and now back up to -145.

The over/under for this main event matchup has been set at 3.5 rounds. The ‘under’ was available at a -130 moneyline with a +100 comeback on the ‘over,’ but now the ‘over’ is also available at a favored line. The ‘under’ dropped down to -103 with the ‘over’ sitting at -112. The betting lines still favor this one is finishing up inside of 25-minutes. ‘Fight doesn’t go to decision’ can be had for -165 with ‘Fight goes to decision’ available at +135. Neither athlete is favored inside the distance. ‘Cejudo wins inside distance’ can be had for +400 with ‘Any other result’ at -550. ‘Moraes wins inside distance’ can be taken at +135 with ‘Any other result’ at -165.

UFC women’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko is set for her first title defense when she takes on the #1 ranked Jessica Eye. The champ is still massively favorite, with her moneyline reaching upwards of -1600. Eye can be spotted with an underdog tag as high as +945. The over/under for this co-main event matchup has been set at 4.5 rounds. The ‘over’ was favored here at -120 with the ‘under’ at a dog line of +100. Now, the ‘under’ is more favored at -112 with the ‘over’ now at -103. Shevchenko is now favored to finish Eye. ‘Shevchenko wins inside the distance’ currently sits at -110, with ‘Not Shevchenko inside distance’ at -120. On the other side, ‘Eye wins inside distance’ rocks a huge moneyline of +1500, with ‘Not Eye inside distance’ at a staggering -3750.

The UFC’s former interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson is returning to action to take on renaissance man Donald Cerrone. Ferguson is favored here with a moneyline of -150, with ‘Cowboy’ in the underdog slot at +140. The over/under for this high-stakes lightweight matchup has been set at 2.5 rounds. Both the ‘over’ and the ‘under’ were available with minus lines, but now the ‘under’ is the stand alone favorite. The ‘under’ clocks in at -132 with the ’over’ now at dog odds at +117.

The UFC 238 main card will air live on Pay-Per-View (ESPN+) at 10:00 P.M. ET with the prelims starting at 8:00 P.M. ET on ESPN. The exclusive Fight Pass prelims will begin at 6:15P.M. ET.

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