It’s fight day for UFC 230, and Bloody Elbow is back to bring you the closing betting odds! Since our midweek betting post, the odds for the night’s marquee matchup have narrowed slightly. The UFC’s heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier (-605) is still massively favored over the challenging Derrick Lewis (+505), but just not by as much as before.
Earlier in the week we discovered that Cormier was favored to finish his foe inside the distance, with that prop bet coming at a moneyline of -435. That line has barely widened as Cormier inside the distance now sits at the -440 mark. Lewis inside the distance was sitting at fat underdog tag of +601, but the action on that prop has reduced the line down to +565.
Again, if it’s going to happen for Lewis, then inside the distance is the most probable scenario, so inside the distance at +565 is a better value than Lewis straight up at +505. Keep in mind that we are talking about a huge ‘if’ here, and betting against D.C. has only proven wise against the likes of Jon Jones.
There hasn’t been a ton of line movement as of late for the UFC 230 co-main event matchup. The former middleweight champ Chris Weidman still sits as the betting favorite at around -170, with Jacare bumping up a little bit further out to a +160 moneyline.
The most dramatic line movement of UFC 230 comes by way of middleweight matchup Karl Roberson vs. Jack Marshman. Initially, Marshman opened up at online gambling site 5Dimes as a -185 betting favorite, with Roberson clocking in as the underdog at +145. Since opening, Roberson has become quite the favorite with a line of -270, while Marshman now resides as a hefty underdog at +248. It should be noted that most other betting sites that dropped their moneylines after 5dimes did had Roberson opening up as the favorite with Marshman as the underdog.
The UFC 230 main card will air live on Pay-Per-View at 10:00 P.M. ET with the prelims starting at 8:00 P.M. ET on FS1. The exclusive Fight Pass prelims will begin at 6:15 P.M. ET.
Check out the UFC 230 betting odds, courtesy of OddsShark.com:
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