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How public is betting and DFS considerations for Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno

Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno meet for the flyweight championship in the main event of UFC 263 on June 12. We break down how the betting public is picking the fight and the DFS pricing from DraftKings.

Opponents Deiveson Figueiredo of Brazil and Brandon Moreno of Mexico face off during the UFC 263 press conference at Arizona Federal Theater on June 10, 2021 in Phoenix, Arizona. Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

In a flyweight championship bout on the main card for UFC 263, Deiveson Figueiredo will take on Brandon Moreno Saturday night live from Glendale, AZ. These two fighters went at it at UFC 256 in December, where the fight was ruled a draw.

The 27-year-old Moreno enters into the octagon as the underdog at +175 odds, and he is receiving 31% of the action and 26% of the bets. “The Assassin Baby” has a professional fighting record of 18-5-2 and is ranked first in the flyweight class. Before the draw at UFC 256, Moreno won three consecutive bouts.

The 33-year-old Figueiredo has a pro fighting record of 20-1-1 and is the champion of the flyweight division. He’s also ranked 10th in the men’s pound-for-pound rankings. “Deus da Guerra” is listed as the favorite at -225 odds and is receiving 69% of the action and 74% of bets. “Daico” won five straight bouts before receiving the first draw of his fighting career at UFC 256.

Here are the odds and betting splits at DraftKings Sportsbook for Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno at UFC 263 on June 12th.

Odds and Betting splits

Deiveson Figueiredo: -225 (69% of action, 74% of bets)
Brandon Moreno: +175 (31% of action, 26% of bets)

Winning Method odds

Deiveson Figueiredo By Decision: +200 (4% of action, 9% of bets)
Deiveson Figueiredo By KO, TKO or DQ: +165 (28% of action, 35% of bets)
Deiveson Figueiredo By Submission: +750 (15% of action, 19% of bets)
Brandon Moreno By Decision: +333 (8% of action, 7% of bets)
Brandon Moreno By KO, TKO or DQ: +1000 (36% of action, 21% of bets)
Brandon Moreno By Submission: +1200 (5% of action, 5% of bets)
Tie: +5000 (4% of action, 3% of bets)

DraftKings DFS Values

Deiveson Figueiredo: $9,100
Brandon Moreno: $7,100

If Saturday night’s bout between these two fighters is anything like their first match at UFC 256, then we should be in store for a great one. If you decide to pick any of the top fighters on the card — who will be priced at $9K or above — then Moreno is a good value play for the loaded fight card. The 27-year-old is averaging 76.5 fantasy points per fight and scored 80.2 fantasy points in his first match against Figueiredo. In his last four bouts, he is producing 83.25 FPPF, which is not bad for someone who puts up points using strikes.

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