UFC Fight Night Odds: Bettors Expecting Either Lewis KO or Oleinik Submission

Bettors are predicting Lewis and Oleinik stick to their strengths in Saturday's main event.
Brian Good
Sat, August 8, 4:59 PM

There has been a lot of hype surrounding tonight’s UFC Fight Night main event between Derrick Lewis and Aleksei Oleinik.

It’s been billed as a matchup of differing styles. The 43-year old submission specialist, Oleinik, vs. the punishing knockout artist, Derrick Lewis, and it seems as though bettors are expecting a similar bout.

According to DraftKings, 41% of all bets in the ‘Exact Method of Victory’ market for Saturday’s main event are on Oleinik to submit Lewis, the most out of any possible outcome.

The second most-backed option in the same market isn’t a Oleinik KO or Oleinik decision, but rather a Lewis KO. 37% of all bettors are backing Lewis to knockout Oleinik.

Lewis is -150 to end Oleinik with a strike before the final bell, implying a 60% probability.

Oleinik’s +225 odds to Submit Lewis give him a 30.8% chance of pulling off the upset.

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Lewis vs. Oleinik Betting Prediction

One of Oddschecker's UFC experts sat down earlier this week to preview the fight. Watch that below.

 

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