For the second straight week, middleweights will be on the marquee at the UFC Apex Center for UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs Gastelum. Former middleweight champion Robert Whittaker looks to return to a title fight while Kelvin Gastelum eyes consecutive wins for the first time since 2017-18.
Looking at Whittaker vs Gastelum odds, it is the No. 1-ranked Whittaker who is favored over No. 8-ranked Gastelum. We have the full UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs Gastelum odds and predictions below.
From the middle of 2014 to today, Whittaker has just one blemish on his record, a knockout loss to Israel Adesanya in October 2019. Remove that defeat and “The Reaper” would be on an 11-fight winning streak. He has won two in a row since that loss.
Gastelum has struggled to find his footing recently, going 3-4 over his last seven fights, including a three-fight losing skid, but he had an impressive decision win over Ian Heinisch in mid-February.
UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs Gastelum Odds
Online sportsbook Bovada has released UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs Gastelum odds, with Whittaker listed as the -265 favorite and Gastelum the +210 underdog. This means you would have to wager $265 to profit $100 on a Whittaker victory, while a $100 bet on a Gastelum win would profit you $210.
Looking at the odds for Whittaker vs Gastelum, our sports betting calculator tells us that Whittaker’s odds of -265 represent an implied win probability of 72.60 percent while Gastelum’s odds of +210 have an implied win probability of 32.26 percent.
The largest favorite in the UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs Gastelum odds comes in the prelim bout between bantamweights Tony Gravely (-350) and Anthony Birchak (+265). The tightest betting line comes in the middleweight tilt between Bartosz Fabinski and Gerald Meerschaert which is set at a pick'em with both men holding -110 odds.
UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs Gastelum Odds & Fight Card
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Robert Whittaker vs Kelvin Gastelum Odds & Prediction
Following the knockout loss to Adesanya in October 2019, Robert “The Reaper” Whittaker (-265) has knocked off contenders Darren Till and Jared Cannonier in his last two appearances. Meanwhile, Kelvin Gastelum (+210) emerged from his three-fight losing skid by topping Ian Heinisch in February for his first win since May 2018.
Prediction: Robert Whittaker (-265) via decision
Jeremy Stephens vs Drakkar Klose Odds & Prediction
After hitting a wall in the featherweight division, Jeremy “Lil Heathen” Stephens (-125) hopes a jump to lightweight will spark a resurgence in his career. Aiming to give him a rude welcome to the lightweight division is Drakkar Klose (+105), who saw his three-fight winning streak snapped last March.
Prediction: Jeremy Stephens (-125) via decision
Andrei Arlovski vs Chase Sherman Odds & Prediction
Chase “The Vanilla Gorilla” Sherman (+100) looks to extend his four-fight winning streak, representing quite a rebound from a three-fight skid that saw him get cut from the UFC in 2018. Looking to put an end to that streak is veteran Andrei “The Pit Bull” Arlovski (-120), who aims to return to the win column following a loss in February.
Prediction: Chase Sherman (+100) via decision
Abdul Razak Alhassan vs Jacob Malkoun Odds & Prediction
|Abdul Razak Alhassan||-310|
Two men coming off fast defeats square off in this bout. Jacob “Mamba” Malkoun (+240) had a tough UFC debut, getting knocked out in 18 seconds, while Abdul “Judo Thunder” Razak Alhassan (-310) has dropped two in a row, his most recent being a 30-second knockout.
Predictions: Abdul Razak Alhassan (-310) via knockout
Luis Pena vs Alexander Munoz Odds & Predictions
Fresh off the first loss of his career in his UFC debut, Alexander Munoz (+125) looks to get back to his winning ways and get his first triumph in the promotion. As for Luis “Violent Bob Ross” Pena (-150), he is on a win-one, lose-one streak over his last four fights, coming off a submission loss last June.
Predictions: Luis Pena (-150) via decision
UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs Gastelum Best Bets
|Middleweight – Robert Whittaker||-265|
|Lightweight – Jeremy Stephens||-125|
|Heavyweight – Chase Sherman||+100|
|Middleweight – Abdul Razak Alhassan||-310|
|Lightweight – Luis Pena||-150|
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