UFC 265 Picks and Best Bets: UFC 265 goes down on Saturday, August 7th from the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. The event is headlined by an interim heavyweight title fight between No. 1 ranked Ciryl Gane and Houston’s own ‘the Black Beast’ Derrick Lewis.
The co-main event sees two Brazillian veterans square off in the bantamweight division as the former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo takes on countrymen Pedro Munhoz.
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Ciryl Gane vs Derrick Lewis: UFC 265 Picks
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Coming into the event, Ciryl Gane is 6-0 in the UFC, with three of his six wins coming by way of decision. Meanwhile, Derrick Lewis comes in with a 16-5 UFC record since his debut back in 2014. Lewis has 12 wins by stoppage but has turned a profit of +9.55 units on the ‘to Win by Decision’ prop in his UFC career, with four wins by way of the judge’s scorecards.
Jose Aldo vs Pedro Munhoz: UFC 265 Picks
Pedro Munhoz comes into UFC 265, having won 6 of his last 9 UFC appearances, with 3 wins coming inside the distance. Jose Aldo is 4-5 in the UFC since losing to Conor McGregor back in 2015, with 3 of his last 5 losses coming by stoppage.
Vicente Luque vs Michael Chiesa: UFC 265 Picks
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Vicente Luque comes into UFC 265 on Saturday with a 13-3 record since making his UFC debut back in 2015, with 12 wins by stoppage. Michael Chiesa is 11-4 since his 2012 UFC debut, with 6 of his 11 wins coming by way of submission.
Tecia Torres vs Angela Hill: UFC 265 Picks
Tecia Torres is 5-4 in her last 9 UFC appearances, with all 4 losses coming by way of decision. She takes on Angela Hill who is 5-4 in her last 9 fights, with 2 of her last 5 wins coming by way of stoppage.
Casey Kenney vs Yadong Song: UFC 265 Picks
Rafael Fiziev vs Bobby Green: UFC 265 Picks
Rafael Fiziev is the heavy favorite over Bobby Green at UFC 265. Fiziev is 3-1 in the UFC, with 2 of his 3 wins coming by way of decision. Bobby Green is 9-6-1 since his 2012 Strikeforce debut, with 6 of his last 9 wins coming by way of decision.
Ed Herman vs Alonzo Menifield: UFC 265 Picks
Ed Herman is a +200 underdog to Alonzo Menifield at UFC 265 on Saturday. Herman is 4-4 in his last 8 UFC appearances, with 3 of his last 4 wins coming by way of stoppage. Alonzo Menifield is 3-2 in the UFC, with all 3 wins coming ‘Inside the Distance.’
Manel Kape vs Ode Osbourne: UFC 265 Picks
Manel Kape comes in as the -200 favorite over Ode Osbourne at UFC 265. Kape is 0-2 since making his UFC debut last year, with both losses coming by way of decision.
Kape will look to avoid going 6-6 in his last 12 fights dating back to 2017, and is facing an opponent in Ode Osbourne is 2-1 in the UFC, with all three fights ending by stoppage.
Miles Johns vs Anderson dos Santos: UFC 265 Picks
Miles Johns is the -200 favorite to Anderson dos Santos at UFC 265. Johns is 3-1 since making his Dana White’s Contender Series debut back in 2019, with his one loss coming by way of stoppage to Mario Bautista back in February of last year.
The ‘Under’ in the UFC bantamweight division has cashed at a 47.5% rate since the start of 2020, going 38-42 for +8.24 units profit.
The ‘Under 2.5 Rounds’ prop in Johns/dos Santos is currently lined at +165.
UFC 265 Best Bets
UFC 265 Free Picks
|2.4% (0.96u)||Angela Hill (to Win Fight)||+116||FanDuel|
|2.4% (0.96u)||Casey Kenney (to Win Fight)||-110||DraftKings|
|2.4% (0.96u)||Jessica Penne (to Win Fight)||+109||Pinnacle|
|1.9% (0.76u)||Fiziev/Green (Over 2.5 Rounds)||-150||WilliamHill|
|1.3% (0.52u)||Luque/Chiesa (Fight Goes Distance: No)||+110||WilliamHill|
|1.3% (0.52u)||Kowalkiewicz/Penne (Under 2.5 Rounds)||+310||Pinnacle|
|1.2% (0.48u)||Victoria Leonardo (to Win Fight)||+105||UniBet|
|1% (0.4u)||Aldo/Munhoz (Fight Goes Distance: No)||+150||BetWay|
|1% (0.4u)||Vince Morales (to Win Fight)||+105||FoxBet|
|1% (0.4u)||Rodriguez/Morales (Under 2.5 Rounds)||+135||5Dimes|
|1% (0.4u)||Ode Osbourne (to Win Fight)||+175||WilliamHill|
|1% (0.4u)||Johns/dosSantos (Under 2.5 Rounds)||+175||5Dimes|
|1% (0.4u)||Leonardo/Gatto (Fight Goes Distance)||+120||5Dimes|
|1% (0.4u)||Simmons/Munoz (Fight Goes Distance)||+110||BetWay|
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