Best Bets for UFC 221: Underdogs, Props & Parlays

The UFC returns to Australia with UFC 221, headlined by an showdown between middleweights Luke Rockhold and Yoel Romero.

The co-main event comes with a tilt between New Zealander Mark Hunt and Curtis Blaydes.
The Best Bets for UFC Fight Night 125 of last week went 2-1. (The John Dodson scrap was canceled.) That pushes our overall record to 18-11, however we dropped a little cash last week, decreasing our entire profit down to $66.33. (Maybe I need to return and read my 6 Tips for Successful MMA Betting?)
Time to get back to our lucrative ways with the best bets for UFC 221.
Jussier Formiga (20-5) can grapple and contains among the best back games in the company. He is a complete leech if he gets his hooks in. But though Formiga has a much better body of work against some world-class guys in the branch, it’s difficult to bet against rising star Ben Nguyen (16-6).
“Ben 10” has improved certain aspects of his game, like scrambling and takedown defense, in order to maintain his struggles standing. Why? Because if his fights stay upright, he’ll knock away the head of his opponent. He is a title contender who’s only UFC loss came in what was a slobber-knocker of a fight into Louis Smolka.
That +100 moneyline for Nguyen at BetOnline is a nice round number to wager .

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