Francis Ngannou vs. Ciryl Gane UFC 270 Betting Odds: Will The Predator Stay Perfect in Underdog Role?

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Francis Ngannou and Ciryl Gane vie for the heavyweight title Saturday, Jan. 22, in a UFC 270 headliner.

Ngannou, one of the premier KO artists in the sport, is 16-3-0 and the current heavyweight champ; Gane, the interim champ, has 10 wins in as many tries, with four knockouts.

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Ngannou-Gane Odds

Ngannou is the underdog with the matchup right around the corner.

At the time of writing, he can be found in the +105 (PointsBet) to +115 (DraftKings) range.

Gane, meanwhile, is priced -130 and -135 at those shops, respectively.

Stats & History

Ngannou has closed as the underdog just three times previously in his UFC career, registering a clean sweep.

OpponentClosing LineResult
Cain Velazques+140Win (KO)
Curtis Blaydes+200Win (TKO)
Curtis Blaydes+140Win (TKO)

The Predator has ripped off five straight wins overall, most recently a signature victory over Stipe Miocic in UFC 260 in March 2021.

Gane, meanwhile, has checked off opponents at a torrid pace, fighting four times since Dec. 2020.

Whether it's -130, -135, or a shade higher, it's a discount on the French, Muay Thai specialist: Gane has closed -200 or higher in six of his last seven bouts entering UFC 270.

Other Notable UFC 270 Odds
via FanDuel

  • Brandon Moreno (-184) vs. Deiveson Figueiredo (+152)
  • Said Nurmagomedov (-200) vs. Cody Stamann (+168)
  • Rodolfo Vieira (-290) vs. Wellington Turman (+200)
  • Tony Gravely (-245) vs. Saimon Oliveira (+200)
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