UFC Betting: Usman vs Burns Odds Preview
The UFC welterweight title will be on the line this weekend at UFC 258: Usman vs Burns.
The main event at UFC 258 is the UFC welterweight title bout between champion Kamaru Usman and challenger Gilbert Burns. At Bovada Sportsbook, Usman is a -275 favorite and Burns a +215 underdog.
Usman is on a 15-fight winning streak and hasn’t lost since 2013. His overall record stands at 17-1 with seven wins by knockout. He last fought at UFC 251 in July when he defeated Jorge Masvidal by unanimous decision as a -290 favorite.
Burns has won six straight fights to improve his record to 19-3 with six wins by KO and eight by submission. He last fought at UFC on ESPN 9 in May, defeating Tyron Woodley by unanimous decision as a +140 underdog.
Grasso slight favorite over Barber in women’s flyweight tilt
Also on the main card this weekend is a women’s flyweight bout featuring Maycee Barber and Alexa Grasso. At Bovada, Grasso is a -135 favorite and Barber a +105 underdog.
Grasso is 3-3 in her last six fights and owns an overall record of 12-3 with four wins by KO. She last fought in August at UFC Fight Night 175, where she topped Ji Yeon Kim by unanimous decision as a -305 favorite.
Barber is coming off her first loss, which dropped her record to 8-1 with five wins by KO and two by submission. That loss came at UFC 246 in January 2020 to Roxanne Modafferi by unanimous decision as a -850 favorite.
Gastelum at -230 odds to end three-fight losing streak
One other notable matchup on the main card this weekend is a middleweight bout between Kelvin Gastelum and Ian Heinisch. At Bovada, Gastelum is a -230 favorite and Heinisch a +180 underdog.
Gastelum has lost his last three fights and his record stands at 15-6 and one no contest with six wins by KO and four by submission. He last fought at UFC Fight Night 172 in July when he lost to Jack Hermansson by first-round submission as a +100 underdog.
Heinisch is 14-3 with five wins by KO and two by submission. He last fought at UFC 250 in June and defeated Gerald Meerschaert by first-round TKO as a -155 favorite.