Early UFC 275 Bet Count Close to 50/50 Except One Bout


The Early UFC 275 Odds Action

  • Jack Della Maddalena is the most heavily-bet fighter at the UFC 275 main card with 73% of the bets against Ramazan Emeev.
  • Jiri Prochazka is the only other betting favorite in the UFC 275 main card with more bets than his opponent at 54% against Glover Teixeira.
  • Zhange Weili has the second-longest odds among favorites at -160 and she only has 47% of the bets against Joanna Jedrzejczyk.

Early betting results for UFC 275 are close with only Jack Della Maddalena having a significant bet count advantage against his opponent as far as main card bouts are concerned.

According to the BetOnline App, Maddalena has taken 73% of the early bets for his fight against Ramazan Emeev at -150 odds. With that, Maddalena is the most popular bet for the UFC 275 main card and is the most-heavily bet betting favorite.

UFC 275 Main Card Opening Scrap

Australia’s Maddalena takes on former M-1 Global Champion Emeev in the opening scrap of the UFC 275 main card. Maddalena knocked out Pete Rodriguez in a successful UF debut at UFC 270 last January 22 while Emeev has dropped two out of his last four bouts including a split decision to Danny Roberts in his most recent bout at UFC Vegas 40 last October 16, 2021.

Meanwhile, the only other betting favorite in the main card who has more than 50% of the total betting slips for his bout is Jiri Prochazka who challenges Glover Teixeira for the UFC light heavyweight title in the UFC 275 main event. BetOnline says that 54% of the early bets for the headliner have been made on Prochazka who is currently listed as the -209 betting favorite against the champion Teixeira.

Prochazka opened at -180 at the best UFC sportsbooks but is now up to -209 with days to go before the fight. Meanwhile, Teixeira has dropped to +179 from his opening odds of +160 at BetOnline.ag last January. Teixeira was a bigger +230 underdog when he defeated Blachowicz at UFC 267.

Shevchenko Unbeatable at 125 lbs?

Taila Santos has won 19 of 20 bouts including her last four and has the confidence of bettors with 55% of the tickets for her co-main event bout against Valentina Shevchenko. But at +400 odds, she is a long shot to beat the champion the biggest betting favorite in the UFC 275 main card, and who has looked unbeatable at flyweight.

Valentina is 8-0 with five stoppage victories since moving down to the 125-pound division. She won the belt in her second fight at that weight class and has gone on to successfully defend it six consecutive times. Shevchenko has closed at -350 odds or shorter seven times in her UFC career. Bullet is 7-0 in those bouts.

Manel Kape who is the -200 chalk against Rogerio Bontorin’s +185 odds, also only has 48% of the bet count. Meanwhile, former women’s strawweight champion Weili Zhang is the -160 favorite in her rematch with former champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk who is listed at +140 odds but only has 47% of the early bets in the bout with the second-most competitive odds in the event.

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Shane grew up watching the Magic & Bird rivalry but ended up rooting for Detroit's Bad Boys team in the 1990s NBA. He loves to tell sports stories and has been writing about sports since high school. When Shane isn't busy jotting down his thoughts, he's just chillin' at home with his wife Rocelle and their two dogs named Horry and Fisher. He recently added a new family member, adopting a handsome retired K-9 named Ranger.

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