In a middleweight bout for UFC Vegas 13, Trevin Giles will battle Glover Teixeira in the preliminary card this Saturday live from Las Vegas and available on ESPN+.
The 28-year-old Giles is entering this contest as an underdog, with a professional record of 12-2, after only fighting in one match this year. “The Problem” was scheduled to fight at UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. Shahabazyan in August. But the match was canceled as his heart stopped after a difficult weight cut.
Giles will have to use both striking and grappling to give himself a chance in this contest against Lewis. He is averaging 3.61 strikes per minute and 1.47 takedowns per 15.
As for Lewis, he is coming into the bout as the overwhelming favorite. He has a professional record of 7-2 with him getting a unanimous decision win in January at UFC Fight Night 166 against Dequan Townsend. The 29-year-old leans on his striking ability, averaging 4.05 strikes per minutes with an accuracy of 45 percent.
Here are the betting splits at DraftKings Sportsbook for Trevin Giles vs. Bevon Lewis at UFC Vegas 13 on November 7th.
Odds and Betting splits
Trevin Giles: +100, (59% of action, 53% of bets)
Bevon Lewis: -125, (41% of action, 47% of bets)
Trevin Giles: $8,000
Bevon Lewis: $8,200
Unlike the main event between Santos-Teixeira, this bout features two fighters which fit under the average salary of $8,333. Giles is averaging 69.5 fantasy points per fight, while Lewis is averaging 32.5 fantasy points per fight.
Neither fighter hasn’t been relatively consistent in terms of DFS play, so I would suggest staying away from this bout.