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Khabib vs Ferguson Odds: The Best Round Betting & Method of Victory Options

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  • Odds: Khabib Nurmagomedov: -225, Tony Ferguson: +162.
  • Date & Location: Sat., Apr. 18,. Barclays Center, New York.
  • Best Method of Victory Bet: Khabib via decision: +200.
  • Best Round Betting Prop Bet: Tony Ferguson round 3: +1600.

One of the biggest lightweight bouts in recent UFC history is upon us. Just about everyone is praying to the MMA gods that Khabib & Ferguson turn up healthy to Octagon, given the history of this bout being made.

We preview the opening odds for UFC 249 with round betting and method of victory for Khabib vs Ferguson below.

Round Betting Odds for Khabib vs Ferguson

Round BettingOdds
Khabib Nurmagomedov round 1+700
Khabib Nurmagomedov round 2+800
Khabib Nurmagomedov round 3+900
Khabib Nurmagomedov round 4+1200
Khabib Nurmagomedov round 5+1400
Khabib Nurmagomedov to win on points+200
Draw+5000
Tony Ferguson to win on points+450
Tony Ferguson round 1+1200
Tony Ferguson round 2+1400
Tony Ferguson round 3+1600
Tony Ferguson round 4+1800
Tony Ferguson round 5+2000

Tony Ferguson is a Finisher

In his past six UFC bouts Tony Ferguson has accumulated five finishes. All of which happen in the 2nd or 3rd round. Given this is a five-round fight and Khabib’s durability it might be smart to sprinkle some money on the 3rd round onwards.

Can Tony Ferguson dethrone Khabib? discussed here.

A $100 bet on Ferguson to win in the 3rd round would profit $1600. That profit increases by $200 for the 4th and jumps up in the 5th round with a profit of $2000.

“We’ve been preparing for Khabib for a long time,” Bravo said on the Joe Rogan podcast.

“We’re always preparing for the worst-case scenario, and Khabib is the worst-case scenario.

“He’s probably the best ground-and-pounder wrestler ever. This is the toughest challenge ever in MMA for 10th Planet (Bravo’s jiu-jitsu school).”

Method of Victory Odds for Khabib vs Ferguson

Method of VictoryOdds
Khabib Nurmagomedov by KO, TKO or DQ+600
Khabib Nurmagomedov by Decision or Technical Decision+200
Khabib Nurmagomedov by Submission+240
Tony Ferguson by KO, TKO or DQ+800
Tony Ferguson by Decision or Technical Decision+450
Tony Ferguson by Submission+500
Tony Ferguson by KO, TKO or DQ+5000

The implied probability of Khabib winning by decision is 33.3%. Bet $100 to win $200, seems like a safe and viable bet.

Khabib won his last two bouts by submission, the former decision king has now being able to crush his opponents before the final bell. Tony Ferguson has only lost once in his MMA career by submission and has never been finished on the feet.

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