UFC Betting: Lewis vs Oleinik Odds Preview
The UFC sets up shop at its Las Vegas Apex facility again this weekend for UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs Oleinik.
The main event is a heavyweight bout between Derrick Lewis and Aleksei Oleinik. At Bovada Sportsbook, Lewis is a -210 favorite and Oleinik a +170 underdog.
Lewis is 5-2 in his last seven fights and sports an overall record of 23-7 and one no contest, with 18 wins by knockout. He last fought at UFC 247 in February when he defeated Ilir Latifi by unanimous decision as a -265 favorite.
Oleinik is 4-2 in his last six fights and owns an overall record of 59-13-1 with eight wins by KO and 46 by submission. He last fought at UFC 249 in May, defeating Fabricio Werdum by split decision as a +170 underdog.
Favored Weidman has lost 5 of last 6 fights
Also on the main card this weekend is a middleweight bout between Chris Weidman and Omari Akhmedov. At Bovada, Weidman is a -130 favorite and Akhmedov an even-money underdog.
Weidman is a disappointing 1-5 in his last six fights. That has dropped his overall record to 14-5 with six wins by KO and four by submission. He last fought at UFC on ESPN 6 in October, losing to Dominick Reyes by first-round KO as a +140 underdog.
Akhmedov is 5-0-1 in his last six fights. Overall he is 20-4-1 with seven wins by KO and five by submission. He last fought at UFC 245 in December when he defeated Ian Heinisch by unanimous decision as a -115 underdog.
Stewart, Pitolo match up in middleweight bout
One other interesting matchup this weekend is a middleweight bout between Darren Stewart and Maki Pitolo. At Bovada, Stewart is a -170 favorite and Pitolo a +140 underdog.
Stewart is 11-5 and one no contest with seven wins by KO. He last fought in a sanctioned UFC bout at Cage Warriors 113 in March, losing to Bartosz Fabinski by unanimous decision as a -370 favorite.
Pitolo is 13-5 with seven wins by KO and three by submission. He last fought at UFC 250 in June and defeated Charles Boyd by second-round TKO as a +135 underdog.