UFC 269 Betting Market Report: Public Backing Oliveira & O’Malley on Year-Ending Card
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One of the biggest fight nights of the year is upon us.
From Amanda Nunes to Sean O’Malley, to the main event between Charles Oliveira and Dustin Poirier, there are stars all over the UFC 269 card.
Let’s take a look at the market report from BetMGM for some information on how the public is betting UFC 269 fight night.
Despite good fights all across the card, the lightweight title fight is what everyone will have their eyes on. Oliveira opened as a +130 underdog on BetMGM, but that line has moved down to +115 as of Saturday afternoon. Oliveira is currently getting 56% of the public bets and 62% of the total handle. Poirier has moved to -130.
Dominick Cruz and Pedro Munhoz is expected to be the most tightly contested fight on the prelims, according to the odds. Cruz opened as the -115 favorite and is currently down to -110. Munhoz is getting most of the action with 67% of the bets and 82% of the money.
O’Malley is a fan favorite and the line shows it. He opened as a -275 favorite against Raulian Paiva. O’Malley is currently -300 and getting 57% of the bets and 62% of the total handle.
The fight between Cody Garbrandt and Kai Kara-France is the fight with the most line movement. Garbrandt opened as the -200 favorite, but that’s all the way down to -135. Kara-France is getting 62% of the bets on 56% of the money.
Amanda Nunes, as usual, is the biggest favorite of the night. She opened as a -750 favorite against Julianna Pena but is now at -1000. The public has understandably been taking the underdog with Pena is getting 77% of the public and 63% of the total handle. Nunes will likely find her way into most parlays tonight.