Aljamain Sterling is the favorite with -260 odds to defeat Sean O’Malley in the UFC 292 Main Event.
There are +365 odds for Sean O’Malley to defeat Aljamain Sterling by knockout.
Sterling predicted he will win in the second round by TKO or submission, with long odds offered for those outcomes.
BOSTON – Aljamain Sterling has -260 odds to defend his bantamweight title for a fifth consecutive fight against Sean O’Malley. Betting odds on the UFC 292 Main Event list Sean O’Malley as an underdog despite his 15-1 record as a professional fighter.
UFC 292 Main Event Betting Odds
Aljamain Sterling -260
Sean O’Malley +205
Aljamain Sterling is the favorite at legal sports betting sites after successfully defending his title four times against quality opponents. Sterling is confident he will claim his -260 moneyline odds and defeat Sean O’Malley.
When Aljamain Sterling was asked for his fight prediction at an open workout, he replied: “ My prediction, second round, I think TKO but if he gives me his neck, he’s got that long, ‘Daddy Long Neck’ out there, so if he leaves that out there, I’m going to strangle him.”
There are +850 odds at legal online sportsbooks for Aljamain Sterling to win in the second round. The +700 betting odds for Sterling to win by KO, TKO, or DQ also show that Sterling’s UFC 292 prediction is unlikely.
Sterling only has two knockouts in his 26-fight professional career, winning most of his fights by decision or submission. Eight of his 23 victories were by submission, giving value to the +250 odds for Sterling to submit Sean O’Malley on Saturday night.
Meanwhile, Sean O’Malley recorded knockout victories in 12 of 17 professional fights. The +365 legal UFC betting odds are valuable for Sean O’Malley to win the Main Event bout by KO, TKO, or DQ.
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