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UFC 240 Betting Preview & UFC Odds (Holloway vs. Edgar)

Posted by: Charlie Smith
UFC 240 Betting Preview

The year’s online UFC betting action continues with this weekend’s thrilling UFC 240. There fans can wager on a thrilling featherweight championship bout between current champion Max Holloway and contender Frankie Edgar. Additionally, there are a ton of matchups with lucrative UFC odds to capitalize on. Let’s mulch over some pertinent information for this weekend’s event before breaking down the headlining match.

UFC 240: Holloway vs. Edgar – Saturday, July 27th

When: Main Card: 10 pm ET || Prelims: 8:00 pm ET || Early Prelims: 7:00 pm ET

Where: Rogers Place, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

TV: Early Prelims: UFC Fight Pass || Prelims: ESPN 2 || Main Card: PPV

Stream: UFC TV, Watch ESPN

Main Card & UFC 240 Betting Odds

Max Holloway is coming off a decision loss to Dustin Poirier at UFC 236. However, since the bout was at Lightweight, Holloway was able to retain his featherweight belt. Nevertheless, losing inside the cage is never a good thing and it’s up to Holloway to go in and reclaim some of his lost stock. The Hawaiian enters this event with a 20-4 professional record in MMA. Before his loss to Poirier, Holloway had put together a 13-fight winning streak that included two title defenses.

Now Holloway is aiming to get back on the winning side of the fight and to add yet another title defense to his legacy. Known for his unrelenting pressure and mad dog attitude, there’s no question that Holloway will give us one heck of a show this weekend. Holloway has had to fight his fair share of battles outside the cage and it’s good to finally see him back in there looking healthy.

UFC 240 Betting Odds(Main Card)
Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Frankie Edgar 3½ (-125) +290 Max Holloway 3½ (+105) -350
Felicia Spencer 1½ (+168) +435 Cristiane Justino (Cyborg) 1½ (-195) -570
Niko Price 1½ (+105) +285 Geoffrey Neal 1½ (-125) -345
Oliver Aubin-Mercier 2½ (-285) +140 Arman Tsarukyan 2½ (+243) -160
Marc-Andre Barriault 2½ (-170) +155 Krzysztof Jotko 2½ (+150) -175

Prelims & UFC 240 Betting Odds

The man challenging Holloway for the Featherweight title this weekend is none other than online UFC betting veteran Frankie Edgar. With a 23-6 professional record in MMA, Edgar has been in his fair share of wars. A couple fights ago, in UFC 222, we saw Edgar get demolished by a brutal KO from Brian Ortega. Since then, Edgar added some stock to his name with a decision win over fellow UFC veteran Cub Swanson. Now Edgar is ready to finally become a champion by usurping Holloway.

Edgar may not have the height that Holloway sports, but he’s got the tenacity to make up for it. Although he’s 3-2 in his last 5 fights, there isn’t anyone questioning Edgar’s right to be competing for the title. All in all this marks the second time in his career that he’s had the chance to do so. The last time was at UFC 200 back in mid-2016. There he faced Jose Aldo in a unanimous decision loss.

UFC 240 Betting Odds (Prelims)
Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Alexis Davis 2½ (-210) +165 Viviane Araujo 2½ (+175) -190
Yoshinori Horie 2½ (+110) +325 Hakeem Dawodu 2½ (-130) -400
Seung Woo Choi 2½ (-210) -105 Gavin Tucker 2½ (+175) -115
Alexandre Pantoja 2½ (-200) -130 Deiveson Figueiredo 2½ (+170) +110

Early Prelims & UFC 240 Betting Odds

UFC 240 Betting Odds
Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Sarah Frota 1½ (-170) +120 Gillian Robertson 1½ (+150) -140
Erik Koch 2½ (-125) EV Kyle Stewart 2½ (+105) -120