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How public is betting and DFS considerations for Sean O’Malley vs. Kris Moutinho

Sean O’Malley vs. Kris Moutinho meet at bantamweight on the main card of UFC 264 on July 10. We break down how the betting public is picking the fight and the DFS pricing from DraftKings.

UFC bantamweight Sean O’Malley is seen in attendance during the UFC 227 event inside Staples Center on August 4, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

In a bantamweight bout on the main card for UFC 264, Sean O’Malley will take on Kris Moutinho Saturday night live from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The entire card will be available on ESPN+ pay-per-view. O’Malley was scheduled to fight Louis Smolka on the main card, but he withdrew this week because of injury.

The 26-year-old O’Malley enters into the octagon as the overwhelming favorite (-835) due to his inexperience oppnent. He is receiving 87% of the action and 87% of the bets. “The Sugar Show” has a professional fighting record of 13-1 and last fought at UFC 260 in March, where he defeated Thomas Almeida by TKO in Round 3.

The 28-year-old Moutinho will be making his UFC debut on Saturday night’s card. He has a pro fighting record of 9-4 and is the big underdog (+525). The 5-foot-7 fighter is only receiving 13% of the action and 13% of the bets. The Massachusetts native has competed at CES MMA and Cage Fury Fighting Championships over the last five years (2016-21). Moutinho recently fought at CFFC 96 in May, where he defeated Andrew Salas by submission in Round 3.

Here are the odds and betting splits at DraftKings Sportsbook for Sean O’Malley vs. Kris Moutinho at UFC 264 on July 10.

Odds and Betting splits

Sean O’Malley: -835 (87% of action, 87% of bets)
Kris Moutinho: +525 (13% of action, 13% of bets)

DraftKings DFS Values

Sean O’Malley: $9,500
Kris Moutinho: $6,700

Since this is Moutinho’s first UFC fight, the best play for MMA DFS is “Sugar” O’Malley. The 26-year-old is averaging 78.9 FPPF over his professional fighting card. In his last three bouts, O’Malley scored 100.6 and 105.2 fantasy points. He landed two KO/TKO wins and in his last fight, O’Malley produced 86 significant strikes. The bantamweight mixed martial artist is the highest valued fighter on the card.

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