UFC 292 Market Report: How Sharps Are Betting Sterling vs. O’Malley and Other Fights
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It is a big night for the UFC.
Two of the UFC's biggest stars and a loaded pay-per-view card will be in action at TD Garden in Boston.
"Sugar" Sean O'Malley fights Aljamain Sterling in a highly anticipated bantamweight bout. Sterling is the current champion of the bantamweight division, and O'Malley has quickly worked his way up the ranks for his first title shot.
Sterling is the heavy favorite. He opened at -270 odds at BetMGM and is down to -250. Everybody and their mother is on O'Malley. Sugar Sean is currently getting 89% of the bets and accounts for 77% of the handle.
Amanda Lemos fights Zhang Weili in the UFC 292 co-main event of the night. Weili is a heavy favorite at -350 odds and appears to be getting some sharp action. She is getting 31% of the tickets and accounts for 59% of the money.
Neil Magny fights Ian Machado Garry in a welterweight bout on the main card. Garry is a massive favorite. The Irishman opened at -400 and is all the way up to -500. He's garnering 31% of the bets and accounts for 89% of the handle. The sharps have moved that line drastically.
The main card kicks off on Saturday night with two bantamweight bouts. The first fight is between Marlon Vera and Pedro Munhoz. Betting on this fight has been relatively even. Vera is getting 45% of the tickets and accounts for 53% of the money.
The other bantamweight fight is between Mario Bautista and Da'Mon Blackshear. Blackshear is getting a significant amount of the action. He's currently getting 79% of the bets and 88% of the handle.