UFC 250 Odds: Most Bettors Backing Overwhelming Favorite Nunes
With Saturday’s UFC 250 right around the corner, bettors have begun to focus on the main event as women's bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes faces off with Felicia Spencer at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
Nunes comes into Saturday’s card as an overwhelming favorite, and for good reason. She’s riding a 10-fight unbeaten streak and hasn’t lost since September 27, 2014. Seven of those 10 straight wins have come by either KO/TKO or submission.
Nunes is known for her impeccable striking and punching power, which she's used to dominate the UFC women's bantamweight division.
As a result of her recent unbeaten form, Nunes is a -590 favorite on Saturday, with her odds as short as -750 in some places.
Her -590 odds give her an 85.5% implied probability of defeating Spencer, who comes into the fight with an 8-1 record.
Oddsmakers aren’t the only ones expecting a lopsided win for Nunes. 69% of all bettors are backing her to win outright.
Spencer has +490 odds for Saturday’s fight, giving her a 16.9% chance of coming out on top.
You have to go back to May 12, 2018 to find the last time Nunes was this heavily favored. She defeated Raquel Pennington by TKO that night.
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