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How the public is betting Jessica Andrade vs. Rose Namajunas

Jessica Andrade faces off against Rose Namajunas in a women’s strawweight contenders bout at UFC 251 from Fight Island on July 11th. We break down how the betting public is picking the fight.

The top-two ranked women’s strawweights in the UFC face off on the main card of UFC 251 when #1 Jessica Andrade takes on #2 Rose Namajunas tonight from Fight Island in Abu Dhabi. It’s a rematch of the Fight of The Night at UFC 237, where Andrade KO’d Namajunas via second-round slam to win the strawweight title.

Andrade has a 20-7 career record, but lost the belt to Weili Zhang just 42 seconds in her first championship defense. One of the more active fighters in the UFC, she averages 6.55 strikes per minute as well as 3.21 takedowns per 15 minutes in the octagon. The Brazilian has won via stoppage in 14 of her 20 victories during her seven years in the promotion.

Namajunas is 9-4 in MMA, came in as the favorite, and has added to it via the action. Her loss to Andrade was only her second defense after beating Joanna Jedrzejczyk twice. The native of Milwaukee goes by the nickname “Thug,” and has five submission in her nine wins.

Betting splits

Here are the betting splits at DraftKings Sportsbook for Jessica Andrade vs. Rose Namajunas at UFC 251 on July 11th:

Jessica Andrade: Opened +162, now +175 (39% of handle, 31% of bets)
Rose Namajunas: Opened -200, now -215 (61% of handle, 69% of bets)

Winning method splits

Here are the betting splits at DraftKings Sportsbook for Jessica Andrade vs. Rose Namajunas at UFC 251 on July 11th:

Andrade-Namajunas Winning Method

Winning Method Odds % Handle % Bets
Winning Method Odds % Handle % Bets
Rose Namajunas By Decision +150 52% 59%
Rose Namajunas By KO, TKO or DQ +375 26% 20%
Rose Namajunas By Submission +500 13% 9%
Jessica Andrade By KO, TKO or DQ +500 5% 5%
Jessica Andrade By Submission +1600 2% 1%
Jessica Andrade By Decision +350 2% 5%
Tie +5000 < 1% 1%

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