Best Bets for UFC 221: Underdogs, Props & Parlays

The UFC returns to Australia with UFC 221, headlined by an showdown Involving Yoel Romero and middleweights Luke Rockhold.

The co-main event features a heavyweight tilt between New Zealander Mark Hunt and Curtis Blaydes.
The Best Bets for UFC Fight Night 125 of last week went 2-1. (The John Dodson scrap was canceled.) That pushes our overall record to 18-11, but we dropped a bit of cash a week, decreasing our entire benefit down to $66.33. (Perhaps I should go back and read my 6 Tips for Successful MMA Betting?)
Time to get back to our profitable ways with the top bets for UFC 221.
BEN NGUYEN (+100) VS JUSSIER FORMIGA (-120)
Jussier Formiga (20-5) can grapple and contains one of the best back matches in the business. He is a complete leech if he gets his pins. But though Formiga has a much better body of work contrary to some world-class men in the branch, it’s hard to bet against rising star Ben Nguyen (16-6).
“Ben 10” has improved certain aspects of his game, like scrambling and takedown defense, in order to keep his fights standing. Why? He will knock his opponent’s head off because if his fights stay vertical. He’s a prospective title contender who’s only UFC reduction came to Louis Smolka in what was a slobber-knocker of a fight.
That +100 moneyline for Nguyen in BetOnline is a nice round number.

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