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Dana White’s Contenders Series odds, picks, predictions today

Our UFC betting professional previews Week 4 of Dana White’s Contender Series. Below are his predictions and finest betting picks for Tuesday’s matchups beginning at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN+.

Another weekly installment of Dana White’s Contenders Series takes middle stage on Tuesday. It gained’t have the star energy that the newest installment did final Tuesday with NCAA wrestling champion Bo Nickal, nevertheless it ought to nonetheless be a enjoyable evening of fights.

It needs to be a superb style take a look at earlier than UFC 278 this weekend. Picks for this weekend’s PPV card shall be reside on Saturday and can characteristic the return of particular visitor MMA betting professional Luca Fury, so make sure to test again right here for some top-tier evaluation later within the weekend.

As for tonight’s picks, we needed to reiterate that these fights can’t be wager on in New York, however can be found in most different states throughout the United States.

Typically, sportsbooks roll out these odds slowly. However, in case you are in New Jersey, Bet365 may be very dependable in providing an in depth checklist of prop bets for Dana White’s Contenders Series.



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Claudia Leite vs. Hailey Cowan
Claudia Leite vs. Hailey Cowan
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Dana White’s Contenders Series odds, picks, and predictions

Claudia Leite (-115) vs. Hailey Cowan (-105)

The nice line on Claudia Leite is lengthy gone, sadly. Leite opened as a sizeable underdog on this struggle, however has since been as much as favourite standing. If you bought that line, congrats, you’re a sharp MMA thoughts who’s long-term worthwhile, whatever the end result.

Both Leite and Hailey Cowan are low-level MMA fighters who don’t provide a ton in the best way of future contender standing. Cowan is an irresponsible grappler by way of positional publicity — she places herself in danger in so many spots — however every fighter might have questions on cardio in any exchanges.

These kinds conflict, so grappling exchanges might sap Cowan’s gasoline tank, and placing exchanges might tire Leite out in only a few minutes.

Sportsbooks predict this to go to a call over 60% of the time. The even money is about proper on the moneyline. Basically, each low-level MMA struggle is a coin flip.

Cowan appears so uncooked on the bottom that Leite ought to have a great spot on the submission prop which is available in at +650, which is the perfect line on the market. If you’ll find it, wager small, as these newbie fights carry tons of variance.

Leite vs. Cowan decide

  • Leite wins by submission +650

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Jack Cartwright
Jack Cartwright
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Jack Cartwright (-108) vs. Jose Johnson (-108)

Another coin-flip right here, as two fighters face off within the bantamweight division. Jose Johnson is 14-7 and is coaching with SBG Manchester, a gymnasium that Conor McGregor has skilled at just a few instances.

Just from a sensible standpoint, bantamweight hardly ever have this excessive of a line to go to choice. FightMatrix.com has calculated the info, and 49.6% of fights on this division go to choice.

Both of those fighters have a handful of choices on their newbie and professional resume. Johnson particularly, is a motive to again this struggle to hit the scorecards, as seven of his 21 career bouts have hit the playing cards.

Johnson was on the Contenders Series as soon as earlier than, and that struggle was towards Ronnie Lawrence, a struggle he lost by choice.

Cartwright vs. Johnson picks

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