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How the public is betting UFC Fight Night: Edwards vs. Muhammad

We discuss the main event for UFC Fight Night: Edwards vs. Muhammad, which will be televised on ESPN+.

(L-R) Opponents Leon Edwards of Jamaica and Bulal Muhammad face off during the UFC weigh-in at UFC APEX on March 12, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

After an exciting and eventual UFC 259 last weekend, the UFC APEX will be back under the primetime lights on Saturday night for UFC Fight Night: Edwards vs. Muhammad. The event starts at 5:00 p.m. with seven preliminary bouts, followed by the main card starting at 8:00 p.m. which features six bouts. This event will be streamed exclusively on ESPN+.

Saturday’s main card is led by the main event between Leon Edwards and Belal Muhammad. Edwards enters the octagon ranked third in the welterweight rankings, while Muhammad is ranked 13th. We are here to breakdown the odds on that fight on Saturday night’s card. As always, odds are courtesy of DraftKings Sportsbook.

Leon Edwards vs. Belal Muhammad

It’s a ranked battle for the main event to end main card of UFC Fight Night Saturday. Edwards walks into the octagon with a professional fighting record of 18-3 and as the favorite (-265). “Rocky” is receiving 47% of the handle and 62% of the bets..

The Jamaican mixed marital artist has won eight-straight fights, going back to May 2016 at UFC Fight Night 87. The last time Edwards lost a bout was in December 2015 at UFC on FOX 17 against Kamara Usman. The 29-year-old from England last fought in July 2019 at UFC on ESPN 4, where he defeated Rafael dos Anjos by unanimous decision. Out of his 18 pro wins, Edwards has nine wins surprisingly by decision.

As for Muhammad, he enters the octagon as the underdog (+215), but is receiving 53% of the handle and 38% of bets. The 32-year-old fighter also has a professional fighting record of 18-3.

“Remember the Name” Muhammad has won four-straight matches, including a winning decision last month at Dhiego Lima. At UFC 258, Muhammad defeated Lima by unanimous decision. Just like his opponent, the Chicago native has won a majority of his fights (13) by decision.

Here are all the betting splits for the complete card of UFC Fight Night on March 13: Edwards vs. Muhammad

UFC Fight Night March 13 Bet Splits

Fights Odds % Handle % Bets
Fights Odds % Handle % Bets
Jason Witt +100 55% 60%
Matthew Semelsberger -124 45% 40%
Gloria de Paula -200 67% 78%
Jinh Yu Frey +155 33% 22%
Jonathan Martinez -335 51% 76%
Davey Grant +250 49% 24%
Nasrat Haqparast -400 82% 80%
Rafa Garcia +295 18% 20%
JJ Aldrich -148 39% 63%
Cortney Casey +120 61% 37%
Marcelo Rojo +210 35% 19%
Charles Jourdain -265 65% 81%
Ray Rodriguez +240 42% 30%
Rani Yahya -305 58% 70%
Manel Kape -137 64% 53%
Matheus Nicolau Pereira +110 36% 47%
Ashley Yoder +275 49% 30%
Angela Hill -360 51% 70%
Gavin Tucker +125 27% 42%
Dan Ige -152 73% 58%
Darren Stewart -190 69% 65%
Eryk Anders +150 31% 35%
Misha Cirkunov -137 70% 65%
Ryan Spann +110 30% 35%
Belal Muhammad +215 53% 38%
Leon Edwards -265 47% 62%
Provided by DraftKings Sportsbook

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