2014 UFC 173 Betting Odds & Wagers for Renan Barao vs. T.J. Dillashaw Print
Written by Drew Sharper   
Thursday, 22 May 2014 10:00

UFC 173 Betting Odds

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LAS VEGAS, NV (The Spread) – The UFC Bantamweight Championship is up for grabs this Saturday in the main event of UFC 173. Here is a look at the odds for the main card.

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UFC 173 will take place from the MGM Grand Garden Arnea in Las Vegas, Nevada with the main card bouts airing live on PPV at 10PM ET.

The main event of Saturday’s card is a bout for the Bantamweight Championship where Renan Barao (32-1) defends his title against T.J. Dillashaw (9-2), According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Barao is the overwhelming favorite to win, as he has odds of -800 to retain his title, while Dillashaw has a money line of +500 to win. Barao is on a 32-fight win streak, dating back to 2005. He has great striking power to go with a strong submission game on the ground. Dillashaw is somewhat of a surprise challenger. He is just 1-1 in his last two fights. Dillashaw is a strong wrestler that has improving stand up, but he is taking a big leap up in competition in this fight. He may hope to have Barao overlook him in order to pull off a big upset.

The co-main event of Saturday’s event is also a light heavyweight clash, which features Dan Henderson (30-11) taking on Daniel Cormier (14-0). Oddsmakers have Cormier as the clear favorite, as he has a money line of -800 to win, while Henderson has odds of +500 to win. Cormier is unbeaten and competing in his second light heavyweight bout. He is an Olympic wrestler that has some improving striking. He tends to overwhelm his opponents and push a tireless pace. Henderson snapped a three-fight losing streak by KO’ing Mauricio Rua in the third round back in March. Henderson has big power in his hands, but he tends to struggle with his conditioning. If Cormier is able to dictate the pacing of the fight, he is likely to get the win.

For the available odds for the main card bouts that will take place at UFC 173, see below.

Bet on UFC 173 Odds

UFC 173 Odds

UFC Bantamweight Championship

Renan Barao -800

T.J. Dillashaw +500

UFC Light Heavyweight Bout

Daniel Cormier -800

Dan Henderson +500

UFC Welterweight Bout

Robbie Lawler -230

Jake Ellenberger +180

UFC Lightweight Bout

Jamie Varner -185

James Krause +150

UFC Bantamweight Bout

Takeya Mizugaki -170

Francisco Rivera +140

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