Dos Santos vs. Miocic Free Pick
PHOENIX, AZ (The Spread) – Two top heavyweight contenders collide tonight in the UFC on FOX main event. Who will come out on top when Junior Dos Santos faces Stipe Miocic?
Dos Santos (16-3) is a former UFC champion that is making his return to the octagon since losing a rubber match with champion Cain Velasquez last year. Miocic (12-1) has won his last three fights, but looking to take a real step up the ladder with a win over the former champion.
The latest odds according to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv have Dos Santos as the clear favorite to win, as he has a money line of -450 to prevail. Miocic has been given a line of +325 to win.
This is a bout between two strong strikers, but Dos Santos seems to be the faster of the two in regards to punching speed. Miocic probable doesn’t want this fight to remain on its feet the entire time, because he will probably lose that way. For Miocic to win, he probably needs to get the fight to the ground, which could be tough against Dos Santos. Miocic isn’t a big heavyweight, which could pose problems for his wrestling against a bigger opponent in JDS. Look for Dos Santos to make a big statement and score a knockout over Miocic tonight.
UFC ON FOX FREE PICK: Junior Dos Santos -450