Ray McLachlan |  Mon 22/07/2019 - 10:37 EDT

UFC 240 Odds & Picks for Canadian Fight Night

UFC 240 Odds & Picks for Canadian Fight Night
UFC 240 gets underway on Saturday, July 27th from Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta. We take a look at all the odds for all five bouts including the main event between Max Holloway and Frankie Edgar.

Let’s have a quick look at UFC 240′s main fight odds:

  • Max Holloway – 1.25
  • Frank Edgar – 4.00

Fights on the main card at this event include:UFC is the number one brand of Mixed Martial Arts fighting and has showcased all of the sport’s biggest names. The UFC 240 event will bring the sport back to Alberta, Canada, and the lineup is immense so you know there will be excellent UFC 240 Odds available.

  • Lightweight - Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs Arman Tsarukyan
  • Welterweight - Geoff Neal vs Niko Price
  • Middleweight - Marc-Andre Barriault vs Krzysztof Jotko
  • Women’s Featherweight - Cris Cyborg vs Felicia Spencer
  • Featherweight - Max Holloway vs Frankie Edgar (Main Event)

Here you’ll find all the UFC odds for each fight, plus our fearless prediction about the outcome. MMA is just one of the many sports you’ll find odds for right here on SportsBettingReviews.ca.

UFC 240 Betting Odds

Here are the odds for the main card, which makes this the best place to find UFC betting odds from a selection of the best sports betting sites in Canada.

Lightweight Olivier Aubin-Mercier 2.90 vs 1.42 Arman Tsarukyan
Welterweight Geoff Neal 1.37 vs 3.10 Niko Price
Middleweight Marc-Andre Barriault 2.45 vs 1.57 Krzysztof Jotko
Women’s Featherweight Cris Cyborg 1.17 vs 5.00 Felicia Spencer
Featherweight (Main Event) Max Holloway 1.25 vs 4.00 Frankie Edgar

For more odds from a variety of sports around the world, be sure to check out our sports betting odds page.

UFC 240 Betting Predictions

Lightweight – Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs Arman Tsarukyan

Aubin-Mercier (11 wins-4 losses) will be one of the Canadians on show at the event and will be full of confidence despite starting as the underdog against his Russian opponent (13-2).

The pair are both strong grapplers with unique striking skills, and both have good records so it is tough to split them in this instance.

If Tsarukyan can get a flying kick in early it could end prematurely, but if Aubin-Mercier gets a foothold in the fight he should be able to win on decision.

We think the latter is more likely – go for Aubin-Mercier (2.90) at the best odds available.

Welterweight – Geoff Neal vs Niko Price

Geoff Neal (11-2) is the favourite here and should win again to continue a winning streak that was recently extended to five victories. His defence is key to his success, and his counter-striking should be too much for Price (13-2) who can be susceptible to these types of attacks.

While Price has the better record, his style will not match up well with Neal, which is why the odds appear as shown.

We’re confident in a Geoff Neal win here (1.37).

Middleweight – Marc-Andre Barriault vs Krzysztof Jotko

The second Canadian on the main card is also an underdog, although this matchup looks to be much closer than any of the other events at UFC 240.

Barriault (11-2) has an imposing stance causes many opponents to back down although this will suit Jotko (20-4) who prefers to bounce around the outside within the cage and wait for his opportunity to strike.

This one is likely to go to a decision, and Polish native Jotko is the more likely to come out on top. Go for Jotko (1.57).

Women’s Featherweight – Cris Cyborg vs Felicia Spencer

Cris Cyborg (20-2) is the heavy favourite here despite coming off her first loss since 2005. This result came after 20 straight wins with 17 knockout victories, so it will be interesting to see if she can bounce back.

It won’t be easy against another Canadian drawcard in Felicia Spencer (7-0), who is undefeated in her short career to date.

Spencer is a great grappler, so considering Cyborg is more of a ‘go hard, go home’ type of fighter this is a bout likely to be over in a hurry.

Given that Spencer hasn’t had to worry too much about defence in her 7 wins, we think this is a test that may be too tough. Go for Cris Cyborg here (1.17).

Featherweight – Max Holloway vs Frankie Edgar

The feature bout is between ”Blessed“ Max Holloway (20-4) and “The Answer” Frankie Edgar (23-6-1), with the latter fighter the firm outsider. Holloway’s fitness and conditioning could be the difference here as he is able to keep up a consistent level of striking and will win most fights that go to a decision.

Edgar does have excellent movement and causes opponents to miss quite often. He is also great when the bout goes to decision having won 12 of 17 when this method is used to decide the fight, so it is an interesting scenario. He has also lost just once by knockout.

While Holloway remains the clear favourite, it’s not going to be as straight-forward as the bookies are predicting. Mind you, we still think that Max Holloway will win this fight (1.25).

See below the top sportsbooks where you can wager online and choose the best one for you:

Where Is UFC 240 Broadcast in Canada?

TSN5 is the place to watch all the preliminary fights for UFC 240, starting at 8pm on July 27th, although for the main card you will need to subscribe to UFC Fight Pass to watch.

Streaming is available, and a one-off monthly deal which costs just $9.99.

 

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