The middleweight division will be on the marquee this weekend for UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs Holland. Derek Brunson heads into this fight at the UFC Apex Center on March 20 on a three-fight winning streak but has his hands full with one of the 2020 fighters of the year, Kevin Holland, who won five bouts last year.
Looking at Brunson vs Holland odds, it is the No. 10-ranked Holland who is the betting favorite over the No. 7-ranked Brunson. We have the full UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs Holland odds and predictions below.
Brunson climbed his way toward the top of the middleweight division twice but both times ran into two-fight losing skids. Since his last losing streak of back-to-back knockout losses to Jacare Souza and Israel Adesanya, Brunson finds himself on his longest winning streak in five years.
Holland has put together a strong UFC career thus far, going 8-2, and after closing 2019 with a submission loss to Brendan Allen, he tore through 2020 with five wins, including four knockouts, to burst into the middleweight rankings.
UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs Holland Odds
Online sportsbook Bovada has released UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs Holland odds, with Holland listed as the -175 favorite and Brunson the +145 underdog. This means you would have to wager $175 to profit $100 on a Holland victory, while a $100 bet on a Brunson win would profit you $145.
Looking at the odds for Brunson vs Holland, our sports betting calculator tells us that Holland’s odds of -175 represent an implied win probability of 63.64 percent while Brunson’s odds of +145 have an implied win probability of 40.82 percent.
The largest favorite in the UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs Holland odds comes in a bantamweight prelim bout with Montel Jackson (-700) taking on Jesse Strader (+450). The tightest betting line comes in a middleweight prelim bout, with Roman Dolidze a -135 favorite over Trevin Giles (+105).
UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs Holland Odds & Fight Card
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Derek Brunson vs Kevin Holland Odds & Prediction
Derek Brunson (+145) had a rough stretch in which he dropped four of six fights, all by knockout, but in his lone 2020 appearance, he stopped top prospect Edmen Shahbazyan. Kevin “Trailblazer” Holland (-175) had a tremendous 2020 that ended with a highlight-reel first-round knockout win over Jacare Souza.
Prediction: Kevin Holland (-175) via knockout
Gregor Gillespie vs Brad Riddell Odds & Prediction
We are seeing Gregor “The Gift” Gillespie (-265) for the first time since he suffered his first professional loss in November 2019. Looking to slap another loss on Gillespie’s record is Brad “Quake” Riddell (+205), who finds himself on a nice six-fight winning streak but is searching for his first UFC stoppage.
Prediction: Gregor Gillespie (-265) via decision
Cheyanne Buys vs Montserrat Ruiz Odds & Prediction
A pair of women set to make their UFC debuts will kick off the main card. Cheyanne “The Warrior Princess” Buys (-350) picked up her UFC contract in Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series in August. As for Montserrat “Conejo” Ruiz (+265), she rebounded from her first pro loss with a submission victory last July and takes this fight on short notice.
Prediction: Cheyanne Buys (-350) via decision
Adrian Yanez vs Gustavo Lopez Odds & Prediction
Following a loss in his UFC debut, Gustavo Lopez (+180) picked up a victory in his second appearance, earning a first-round submission win in November. Adrian Yanez (-230) had a successful UFC debut on Halloween, scoring a first-round knockout win for his fifth straight triumph.
Prediction: Gustavo Lopez (+180) via decision
Kenan Song vs Max Griffin Odds & Prediction
Kenan “The Assassin” Song (+170) looks to build off back-to-back victories and pick up his first three-fight winning streak within the UFC. Meanwhile, Max “Pain” Griffin (-210) has failed to put together consecutive wins since he made his UFC debut in August 2016.
Prediction: Kenan Song (+170) via decision
Tai Tuivasa vs Harry Hunsucker Odds & Prediction
Following a three-fight losing skid, Tai “Bam Bam” Tuivasa (-400) emerged with a first-round knockout win in his last appearance in October. He was set to fight Don’Tale Mayes, but Mayes was deemed medically not cleared for this fight and Tuivasa is now taking on Harry “The Hurricane” Hunsucker (+300), who lost to Mayes in 2016.
Prediction: Tai Tuivasa (-400) via knockout
UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs Holland Best Bets
|Middleweight – Kevin Holland||-175|
|Lightweight – Gregor Gillespie||-265|
|Women’s Strawweight – Cheyanne Buys||-350|
|Bantamweight – Gustavo Lopez||+180|
|Welterweight – Kenan Song||+170|
|Heavyweight – Tai Tuivasa||-400|
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