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How the public is betting Casey Kenney vs. Heili Alateng at UFC Fight Island 4

Casey Kenney and Heili Alateng meet in a bantamweight bout at UFC Fight Island 4 on October 3rd. We break down how the betting public is picking the fight.

Casey Kenney celebrates after his submission victory over Louis Smolka in their bantamweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on May 30, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

An early preliminary card fight for UFC Fight Island 4 live from Abu Dhabi and available on ESPN+, Casey Kenney will meet Heili Alateng in the octagon for a bantamweight bout this Saturday.

Kenny is going to come in as the heavy favorite. With a 3-1 UFC career and a loss only to rising star Merab Dvalishvili, Kenny is an active fighter with all four bouts taking place in the last two years. Capable of doing a bit of everything in the cage, he lands 3.66 significant strikes per minute and averages 1.35 takedowns per 15 minutes. He’s an all-around strong competitor.

Alateng has a 2-0 UFC record 14-7-1 overall. His strength is in his grappling, averaging 3.5 takedowns per 15 minutes on 35 percent accuracy. Alateng has been completely out-struck in his two UFC fights yet still won.

Kenney is coming in as the big-time favorite based on the strength of his resume, but if Alateng can get the bout on the mat, he has a chance to pull an upset.

Here are the betting splits at DraftKings Sportsbook for Casey Kenney vs. Alateng Heili at UFC Fight Island 4 on October 3rd.

Betting splits

Casey Kenney: -335, (91% of action, 91% of bets)
Heili Alateng: +246, (9% of action, 9% of bets)

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