UFC Betting: Dern vs Rodriguez Odds Preview
A pair of women’s strawweight contenders meet up in the Octagon this weekend at UFC Fight Night: Dern vs Rodriguez.
The main event this weekend is the women’s strawweight bout featuring Mackenzie Dern and Marina Rodriguez. At Bovada Sportsbook, Dern is a -170 favorite and Rodriguez a +140 underdog.
Dern has won her last four fights and owns an overall record of 11-1 with seven wins by submission and none by knockout. She last fought at UFC on ABC 2 in April when she defeated Nina Nunes by first-round submission as a +100 underdog.
Rodriguez is 14-1-2 with six wins by KO and one by submission. She last fought at UFC on ESPN 24 in May, topping Michelle Waterson by unanimous decision as a -245 favorite.
Brown favored over Gooden in welterweight fight
Also on the main card this weekend is a welterweight bout between Randy Brown and Jared Gooden. At Bovada, Brown is a -230 favorite and Gooden a +185 underdog.
Brown is 3-1 in his last four fights with an overall record of 13-4, including six wins by KO and five by submission. He last fought at UFC 261 in April and earned a victory over Alex Oliveira by first-round submission as a -150 favorite.
Gooden has a record of 18-6 with eight wins by KO and six by submission. After dropping two straight bouts, he fought at UFC on ESPN 28 in July and defeated Niklas Stolze by first-round KO as a +150 underdog.
Flyweights Nicolau, Elliott put win streaks on line
One other interesting matchup on the main card this weekend is a flyweight bout that pits Tim Elliott against Matheus Nicolau. At Bovada, Nicolau is a -200 favorite and Elliott a +160 underdog.
Nicolau has won three straight fights and nine of his last 10. His record stands at 16-2-1 with four wins by KO and five by submission. He last fought in March at UFC Fight Night 187 where he won a split decision over Manel Kape as a +100 underdog.
Elliott has won his last two fights but he’s 2-3 in his last five. His record stands at 17-11-1 with three wins by KO and six by submission. He last fought at UFC 259 in March, besting Jordan Espinosa by unanimous decision as a -165 favorite.