UFC Betting: Blaydes vs Lewis Odds Preview
A long-awaited heavyweight matchup tops the main card this weekend at UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs Lewis.
The main event is the heavyweight bout between Curtis Blaydes and Derrick Lewis. They were originally supposed to meet at UFC on ESPN 18 in November, but that was scrapped after Blaydes tested positive for COVID-19. This weekend at Bovada Sportsbook, Blaydes is a -450 favorite and Lewis a +325 underdog.
Blaydes has won four straight fights and eight of his last nine to improve his record to 14-2 and one no contest, with 10 wins by knockout. He last fought at UFC on ESPN 11 in June when he defeated Alexander Volkov by unanimous decision as a -475 favorite.
Lewis has won his last three fights and owns an overall record of 24-7 and one no contest with 19 wins by KO. He last fought at UFC Fight Night 174 in August, defeating Aleksei Oleinik by second-round TKO as a -240 favorite.
Vieira favored over Kunitskaya in women’s match
Also on the main card this weekend is a women’s bantamweight bout featuring Ketlen Vieira and Yana Kunitskaya. At Bovada, Vieira is a -280 favorite and Kunitskaya a +230 underdog.
Vieira is 11-1 with two wins by KO and four by submission. She last fought in September at UFC 253 where she defeated Sijara Eubanks by unanimous decision as a -245 favorite.
Kunitskaya is 4-3 in her last seven fights. Her record stands at 13-5 and one no contest, with seven wins by KO. She last fought at UFC Fight Night 174 in August, besting Julija Stoliarenko by unanimous decision as a -175 favorite.
Rosa hasn’t won consecutive fights since 2014
One other notable matchup on the main card this weekend is a featherweight bout between Charles Rosa and Darrick Minner. At Bovada, Rosa is a -190 favorite and Minner a +155 underdog.
Rosa is 4-4 in his last eight fights and hasn’t posted back-to-back wins since 2014. His overall record is 13-4 with three wins by KO and eight by submission. He last fought at UFC on ESPN 10 in June when he defeated Kevin Aguilar by split decision as a +130 underdog.
Minner is 4-3 in his last seven fights and overall stands at 25-11 with one win by KO and 22 by submission. He last fought at UFC Fight Night 178 in September and topped T.J. Laramie by first-round submission as a +225 underdog.