- Curtis Blaydes is the betting favourite (-250) against the underdog Junior dos Santos (+210).
- Blaydes has won two fights in a row, while JDS was on a three-win fight streak until it was snapped by Francis Ngannou in his last bout.
- We review Blaydes odds trends and ponder has JDS still got it?
Junior dos Santos will return to the octagon on Jan 25, as the UFC travels to Raleigh, North Carolina. dos Santos will take on #3 ranked heavyweight Curtis Blaydes at UFC Fight Night 166.
Curtis Blaydes vs Junior dos Santos Odds
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We review all the best online sportbooks for you, prior to betting on UFC Raleigh. The betting odds between Blaydes and JDS, pit Blaydes as a sizeable favorite. For betting that means bet $100 on JDS to win $210. A $250 bet on would Blaydes would profit $100. In terms of winning probability Blaydes is 71.4%, while JDS is 32.2%.
Blaydes Recognized by The Oddsmakers
Curtis Blaydes has been favoured by the oddsmakers in his last few bouts. In the rematch against Ngannou, Blaydes opened as the underdog but by closing odds he was the betting favorite. This time the odds trend continues as he faces veteran fighter Junior dos Santos.
Blaydes has wiped out everyone opponent the UFC has given him bar Francis Ngannou, who he lost to twice. If successful, Blaydes will be in the mix for a title shot.
Has JDS still got it?
At 35 JDS has been in an incredible amount of wars. From the rivalry with Cain Velazquez to battles with current champion Stipe Miocic. The Brazalians chin is questionable – but he does have the experience and boxing to highlight some problems for Blaydes.
If JDS can prove the oddsmakers wrong and pick up a win over Blaydes it would be huge. All in all the heavyweight division has a small playing field – there is still a short window for JDS to make yet another championship run.