MMA Betting Preview & Predictions for UFC 225

Posted by Derrick Harper on June 7, 2018 in

This weekend – from the greatest arena on earth – UFC 225 will take place. The Madison Square Garden in New York City is the venue, and there is an incredible slate of fights. 13 fights are slated for Saturday night, and two of them will be title fights. The undercard for this event is crazy good as well. Let’s get right to the fights that we are really excited about, including the latest MMA Betting Odds.

MMA Betting Preview & Predictions for UFC 225

Robert Whittaker -240 over Yoel Romero

This should be a great battle. These two fought last July for the UFC Interim Middleweight title. It was a 5 round win for Robert Whittaker. Romero knocked out Luke Rockhold since then and is one of the best wrestlers in all of the MMA. The problem is – he is 41 years old, and getting into the cage with Whittaker seems like it could set him up for disappointment. It would be a surprise if Romero beat Whittaker. Bet the favorite in the middleweight battle.

 

Charles Oliveira -155 over Clay Guida

Oliveira is doing this fight on short notice, which is usually a concern. But, this is a great matchup for him. Guida likes to go in and out, which plays right into the hands of Charles. We expect this to be a great fight, that has the chance to go the distance, but the more likely result is Oliveira taking down Guida before that. Bet on the favorite.

Rafael dos Anjos -105 over Colby Covington

This is basically a pick’em for both of these fighters. The interim title is something that has some question marks around it, but the fight should be fantastic. Dos Anjos is 28-9 in his career and has won three straight fights.

Rafael Dos Anjos is not a safe MMA Betting pick for UFC 225.

Covington has a great record and has been a great wrestler, but it’s hard to wrestle when your opponent has you in submission. Look for Dos Anjos to get the job done with a win over the weekend.

UFC 225 Main Card

Robert Whittaker 19-4 vs. Yoel Romero 13-2
Rafael dos Anjos 28-9 vs. Colby Covington 13-1
Holly Holm 11-4 vs. Megan Anderson 7-2
Andrei Arlovski 27-15 vs. Tai Tuivasa 9-0
CM Punk 0-1 vs. Mike Jackson 0-1

UFC 225 Prelims

Alistair Overeem 43-16 vs. Curtis Blaydes 9-1
Mirsad Bektic 12-1 vs. Ricardo Lamas 18-6
Claudia Gadelha 15-3 vs. Carla Esparza 13-4
Rashad Coulter 8-3 vs. Chris De La Rocha 4-2

UFC 225 Early Prelims

Rashad Evans 19-7-1 vs. Anthony Smith 28-13
Sergio Pettis 16-3 vs. Joseph Benavidez 25-4
Charles Oliveira 22-8 vs. Clay Guida 34-17
Mike Santiago 21-11 vs. Dan Ige 8-2

Enjoy the fights! Best of luck with all your MMA Betting action!