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How public is betting and DFS considerations for Tai Tuivasa vs. Greg Hardy

Tai Tuivasa vs. Greg Hardy meet at heavyweight on the main card for UFC 264 on July 10. We break down how the betting public is picking the fight and the DFS pricing from DraftKings.

Greg Hardy prepares to fight Marcin Tybura in a heavyweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on December 19, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC

In the lone heavyweight match on main card for UFC 264, Tai Tuivasa will fight Greg Hardy Saturday live from T-Mobile Arena and on ESPN+ pay-per-view. Tuivasa’s odds is -139, while Hardy’s odds is +110. However, the public is backing Tuivasa, who is receiving 61% of the handle and 64% of the bets.

“Bam-Bam” Tuivasa has a professional fighting record of 12-3 and last fought in March at UFC on ESPN 21, where he defeated Harry Hunsucker by TKO in Round 1. Tuivasa has won his last two bouts by TKO/KO via punches.

As for Hardy, he walks into Saturday’s main card bout with a professional fighting record of 7-3 (1 NC) and is receiving 39% of the handle and 36% of the bets. The former NFL player last fought in December at UFC Fight Night 183, where he lost to Marcin Tybura by TKO in Round 2.

Here are the odds and betting splits at DraftKings Sportsbook for Tai Tuivasa vs. Greg Hardy at UFC 264 on July 10.

Odds and Betting splits

Tai Tuivasa: -139 (61% of action, 64% of bets)
Greg Hardy: +110 (39% of action, 36% of bets)

DraftKings DFS Values

Tai Tuivasa: $8,400
Greg Hardy: $7,800

“Bam Bam” Tuivasa is the best option as he’s scored consistently better than Hardy. In his last two fights where he had KO/TKO wins, the Aussie produced 124.5 FPPG. That’s going to be key for Tuivasa as he’s scored 100-plus fantasy points in 4 out of 8 fights thanks to KO/TKO wins.

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