UFC 266

  • Valentina Schevchenko to win by knockout has (-150) odds against Lauren Murphy.
  • Curtis Blaydes has a (+200) betting line to win by decision over Jairzinho Rozenstruik.
  • Dan Hooker and Nasrat Haqparast’s fight has a (-105) to reach a decision.

LAS VEGAS – The UFC 266 event will be one of the biggest fight cards of the year as it is loaded with talent from top to bottom. Those looking to bet on UFC 266 may benefit from looking into the best prop bets for the night.

Valentina Schevchenko Vs. Lauren Murphy: Win By Knockout

There are levels in the UFC. Unfortunately for Lauren Murphy, Valentina Schevchenko is on a different level as the two head into this championship bout. Legal sports betting sites have taken away most value from Schevchenko on the moneyline, but the method of victory props still have betting value.

Shevchenko Method of Victory Odds

  • Shevchenko By KO, TKO Or DQ -150
  • Shevchenko By Decision Or Technical Decision +215
  • Shevchenko By Submission +325

    Murphy has been out-landed in three of her last four fights and let her opponents land over 100 strikes on her in two of her last four bouts. Joanna Calderwood and Andrea Lee are respectable fighters, but if they’re landing 100+ strikes in three rounds, Schevchenko should have a field day with a potential five rounds of work.

    Curtis Blaydes Vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik: To Win By Decision

    The advantage that Curtis Blaydes has over most of his fellow heavyweights is his wrestling abilities. For his upcoming fight against Jairzinho Rozenstruik, his wrestling will be as important as ever.

    Rozenstruik is a knockout artist who has won 11 of his 12 fights via KO.

    Blaydes Method of Victory Odds

    • Curtis Blaydes By KO, TKO Or DQ +145
    • Curtis Blaydes By Decision Or Technical Decision +200
    • Curtis Blaydes By Submission +525

      Those betting on the UFC can be sure to see Blaydes working for takedowns and in all likelihood will secure at least a few of them. If he can’t find a finish with the ground and pound, Blaydes should be more than happy to accumulate riding time and earn points towards a decision victory.

      Dan Hooker Vs. Nasrat Haqparast: Fight To Reach Decision

      Nasrat Haqparast and Dan Hooker were a late addition to the card but should make a very exciting fight. The sports betting sites may have left too much value on this fight to go the distance.

      Hooker vs Haqparast Fight To Reach Decision

      • Yes -105
      • No -125

        Three of Hooker’s last four fights have went to the scorecards, including the last two, while five of the last seven of Haqparast’s fights have done the same.

        Hooker has only been finished four times in his 30 professional fights (13.33%) while Haqparast has been finished twice in his 16 professional bouts (12.5%).

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