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Best bets for UFC Fight Night on Halloween

Where is the value for UFC 12 Las Vegas? Who can pull out an upset? What do we make of the main event?

Opponents Uriah Hall of Jamaica and Anderson Silva of Brazil face off during the UFC Fight Night weigh-in at UFC APEX on October 30, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

UFC is back in Las Vegas! Anderson Silva vs Urijah Hall headline a solid card. The headlines are set on that, but there is also much value elsewhere in the card. I’ll give you five best bets for tonight’s card.

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Anderson Silva ML +185

You have to start with the main event. A legend fighting in perhaps his last fight ever is so intriguing, but has had mixed results. At +185, Silva is an underdog and that’s why I love him for a best bet here. Silva knows how dangerous Hall is and while he has had a rough stretch, Silva will go out in blaze of glory here.

Silva vs. Hall under 4.5 rounds -125

Adding a best bet to that fight makes sense since it’s the biggest of the night. Go ahead and take under 4.5 rounds, valued at -125. I foresee a finish and while I believe Silva will deliver it, Hall is no joke. He can go with Silva and catch him for a KO/TKO. This fight should not go the distance.

Bryce Mitchell ML -150

Moving on, let’s go with my favorite lock pick. Bryce Mitchell at -150. The charismatic fighter dubbed ‘Thug Nasty’ has been a revelation both in fighting and on the mic. He is a lock here versus a veteran that does not have the grappling to match. Combined with a youthful exuberance and you got a winner in Mitchell.

Greg Hardy by KO -134

Another entertaining albeit controversial fighter, Greg Hardy. For this fight, I really like it for a finish by KO. The UFC has seemed to be just lining up fighters for slaughter to Hardy. I don’t see that changing here and at -134, Hardy by KO is a pretty good bet.

Glover Teixeira ML +175

Lastly, a best bets is not complete without an underdog pick. For this, give me Glover Teixeira at +175. This fight between two great fighters in Glover and Thiago Santos. I like Teixeira because his experience makes him a tough out and if he can use some of that power in the right spots, he can win. It’s a very close fight and the value is solid.

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