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UFC Mexico City betting odds: #6 Sergio Pettis underdog to #7 Brandon Moreno

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The betting odds are in for UFC Fight Night: Mexico city as the UFC’s #7 flyweight Brandon Moreno is favored over the #6 Sergio Pettis in the main event.

The betting odds have dropped for Saturday’s UFC Fight Night: Pettis vs. Moreno card, and Bloody Elbow has gathered up them all for your viewing pleasure. The marquee matchup of UFC Mexico City will witness the UFC’s #7 flyweight, Brandon Moreno (-170), sport the favorite badge over the #6 ranked Sergio Pettis (+150), who can be found rocking the underdog label. The evening’s co-main event will see Top-10 strawweight, Randa Markos (+140), lock horns with the favored, yet unranked, Alexa Grasso (-160).

If the betting odds are any indication, then we are in store for several tightly contested tilts, as all but 1 scheduled bout involves the favorite being found at -250 or less. The lone moderate favorite comes to us by way of Martin Bravo at -330, as he squares off with the card’s largest underdog, Humberto Bandenay, at +270.

There are a few pick’em fights on deck for UFC Mexico City, one of which being Andre Soukhamthath vs. Alejandro Perez, as Souk can be found at both plus and minus odds, ranging from -115 to +108, and Perez holding strong as the favorite, sitting around -125. Another tight betting line from UFC Fight Night 114 involves Joseph Morales vs. Roberto Sanchez, as Morales has been tip toeing around the favorite/underdog border with his moneyline around +105. Don’t be surprised to see Morales’ line dip down into Minusland as we approach fight day, even though Sanchez is the current stand alone favorite, ranging from -125 down to -140.

Saturday’s UFC Fight Night: Pettis vs. Moreno main card will air live on FS1 at 10:00 P.M. ET with the prelims starting at 8:00 P.M. ET on FS2. The exclusive Fight Pass prelims will begin at 7:00 P.M. ET.

Check out the UFC 214 betting odds, courtesy of OddsShark.com:


Movement courtesy of BestFightOdds.com:

Sergio Pettis vs. Brandon Moreno: Flyweight

Sergio Pettis began his UFC Mexico City betting life as a slight underdog at +110, but has steadily risen to the +150 region where he now resides. His opponent, Brandon Moreno, opened up as the favorite, with a moneyline of -150, and has drifted out a bit to around -170.



Jose Quinonez vs. Diego Rivas: Bantamweight

Jose Quinonez kicked off his UFC Fight Night 114 betting odds with a sturdy favorite line of -175, and bounced out further to around -245, as the gambling public liked what they saw. Diego Rivas was birthed a +135 moneyline on most betting sites, before getting ignored and climbing up to around +205.



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Sergio Pettis vs. Brandon Moreno: Flyweight

Sergio Pettis has yet to achieve a finish under the UFC banner, as all 6 of his UFC wins have been unanimous decisions. In his 2 losses, Pettis was submitted in the 3rd round by Alex Caceres at bantamweight, and TKO’d by Ryan Benoit in the 2nd round of their affair. With how sub savvy Roufusport products tend to be, expecting Pettis to fall to an early submission seems rather unlikely, even against Brandon Moreno, who has finished 10 of his 14 wins by submission. Sure, Pettis could get knocked out, but it should be noted that out of Moreno’s 14 wins, only 1 of them came by way of KO, and that was over 4 years ago. So, with a submission savvy Pettis not being a finisher himself, coupled with someone who has never been finished in Moreno, who is also not a KO artist in his own right, taking Over 2.5 rounds @ -160 is a sound proposition.

For an in-depth breakdown of each UFC Fight Night 114 bout, check out The MMA Vivisection with Bloody Elbow’s own Zane Simon and Connor Ruebusch. Stay glued to Bloody Elbow for all of your event coverage including play-by-play, results, highlights, and more! Happy hunting!


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