Following a tremendous return to London last week, the UFC looks to continue the momentum this week with a pair of heavyweights on the marquee. Curtis Blaydes vs Chris Daukaus is the headliner for the UFC Fight Night this Saturday.
UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs Daukaus takes place on March 26 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio, with the Sportsbook fight of the night starting at 4 p.m. ET. When it comes to Blaydes vs Daukaus odds in the main event, it is the higher-ranked Blaydes who is favored.
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Curtis Blaydes vs Chris Daukaus Notes
The last time out, Chris Daukaus saw his lengthy five-fight winning streak come to a close when he ran into Derrick Lewis in late 2021. He will look to get back in the win column this weekend.
Also suffering a defeat to the Black Beast recently was Curtis Blaydes, falling to Lewis in February 2021, but he did return in September to score a decision win over Jairzinho Rozenstruik.
Blaydes vs Daukaus Odds
Online sportsbook Sportsbook has released the Blaydes vs Daukaus odds and has set Curtis as the -450 chalk and Chris the +325 underdog. This means to profit $100 with a Blaydes win, you need to lay $450, while a $100 winning bet on Daukaus will net you $325.
Our sports betting calculator tells us that Blaydes’ odds translate to an implied win probability of 81.82 percent while the Daukaus betting line represents an implied win probability of 23.53 percent.
If you’re looking for the biggest underdog in the UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs Daukaus odds, you will be taking Denis Tiuliulin as a +600 underdog in his fight with Aliaskhab Khizriev (-1000). Meanwhile, the fight that offers the tightest odds is the welterweight slugfest between Bryan Barberena and Matt Brown, which is set as a pick’em with both men holding -115 odds.
Blaydes vs Daukaus Betting Odds & Fight Card
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UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs Daukaus Best Bets
We went 4-1 with our best bets last week for UFC Fight Night: Volkov vs Aspinall. Let’s continue the momentum this week with our best bets for UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs Daukaus, including a pick for the main event.
Curtis Blaydes vs Chris Daukaus Odds & Prediction
Curtis Blaydes vs Chris Daukaus Betting Odds
Not only did the December loss snap a five-fight winning streak for Chris Daukaus (+325) but it was also his first defeat in the Octagon. He will look to avoid his first-ever losing skid against Curtis “Razor” Blaydes (-450), who is looking for consecutive wins for the first time since 2020.
Prediction: Curtis Blaydes Inside The Distance (-150)
Askar Askarov vs Kai Kara-France Odds & Prediction
Askar Askarov vs Kai Kara-France Betting Odds
We are seeing likely a No. 1 contenders match in the flyweight division with the Sportsbook of this bout probably taking on the Sportsbook of the Deiveson Figueiredo vs Brandon Moreno fourth fight. Askar “Bullet” Askarov (-400) lays his undefeated record on the line as he takes on Kai “Don’t Blink” Kara-France(+300), who is coming off back-to-back first-round knockout wins.
Prediction: Askar Askarov by decision (-120)
Bryan Barberena vs Matt Brown Odds & Prediction
Bryan Barberena vs Matt Brown Betting Odds
Matt “The Immortal” Brown (-115), in search of his first winning streak in nearly three years, is coming off a knockout victory in June of last year. Similarly, Bryan “Bam Bam” Barberena (-115) hasn’t had back-to-back wins since 2016 but could do so again after he secured a win in December.
Prediction: Matt Brown (-115) UNDER 2.5 Rounds (-150)