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How the public is betting Charles Byrd vs. Maki Pitolo for UFC 250

Charles Byrd faces Maki Pitolo in a middleweight bout at UFC 250 on June 6th. We break down how the betting public is picking the fight.

Opponents Charles Byrd and Maki Pitolo face off during the UFC 250 weigh-in at UFC APEX on June 05, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Update, 8:10 pm: Maki Pitolo wins by TKO at 1:10 of the second round.

Update, 3:30 pm: We’ve got updated DraftKings Sportsbook betting splits for Byrd-Pitolo money line odds a few hours before UFC 250 gets going. 84 percent of handle and 65 percent of bets are on Byrd, who is a -180 favorite on fight day. Pitolo sits at +143.

Two middleweights that lean towards needing all 15 minutes to find a winner do battle when Charles Byrd takes on Maki Pitolo at UFC 250 tonight.

Byrd is the early favorite from the sharp money at -177, getting 67% of the bets but 85% of the action. His five career submission in his 10 wins is also a factor, as the +300 price is getting 23% of the bets and 44% of the handle. Despite losing his last two fights, Byrd won his previous three bouts by having his opponent submit.

Pitolo is finding some early bettors on his knockout power at +465 with 19% of wagers and 10% of action, which aligns with his six KO’s career in his 12 victories.

Here are the betting splits at DraftKings Sportsbook for Charles Byrd vs. Maki Pitolo at UFC 250 on June 6th.

Betting splits

Byrd-Pitolo betting splits

Market Odds % Handle % Bets
Market Odds % Handle % Bets
Charles Byrd ML -177 85% 67%
Maki Pitolo ML +140 15% 33%
Charles Byrd By Submission +300 44% 23%
Charles Byrd By KO, TKO or DQ +420 43% 49%
Maki Pitolo By KO, TKO or DQ +465 10% 19%
Charles Byrd By Decision +250 4% 9%
Maki Pitolo By Submission +1200 0% 0%
Maki Pitolo By Decision +465 0% 0%
Tie +6600 0% 0%

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