The best UFC betting sites favor Sean O’Malley to beat Eddie Wineland at UFC 250 on June 6th, 2020, at the UFC APEX facility in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.
O’Malley vs. Wineland CashBet Sportsbook Odds
Betting Eddie Wineland
According to the best online sportsbooks, Wineland is the underdog ahead of the event. He enters with a 24-13-1 record. Wineland has won 63% of his fights by knockout. He has split his last 10 fights. Wineland is coming off a June (2019) win over Grigory Popov. He is averaging 3.41 significant strikes per minute with an accuracy of 29%. Wineland averages 0.28 takedowns with an accuracy of 28%. He is coming off one of his better outings in recent times at UFC 238 with a second-round knockout. Wineland is looking for consecutive wins for just the third time since 2012.
It’s hit and miss for Wineland the last several years. This will be just his fourth fight in more than three years. Wineland is almost 36 years old with a background in wrestling but is known for his standing striking more than anything else. In fact, 15 of his 24 career victories have come by knockout. Including the last four. Wineland is not as successful in the takedown department. However, he can wrestle and is not too shabby on the ground, which makes him balanced and dangerous against anybody in the division. This will be Wineland’s third career fight in Las Vegas.
Betting Sean O’Malley at UFC 250
Sugar is the favorite of the best UFC betting sites for this matchup. O’Malley has an 11-0 record. He has won 64% of his fights by knockout. This will be O’Malley’s second fight this year and is coming off a March win over Jose Alberto Quinonez. He is averaging 6.87 significant strikes per minute with an accuracy of 57%. O’Malley averages 1.24 takedowns with an accuracy of 50%. He is coming off a first-round knockout at UFC 248 where he won performance of the night honors. He’s stepping right back into the octagon with just a couple of months of preparation.
A win here would put O’Malley in a different class. He needs to be thinking about a title shot at some point in the next year. O’Malley is lengthy, unpredictable and has a kickboxing background. O’Malley will throw anything at any given moment. Most of his knockouts, he just catches something clean and knocks someone’s lights out. With a deep background in grappling, he is not supposed to be a standing striker who is comfortable landing bombs, but there you are. At 25 years old, O’Malley has star potential in the division and is must-see for MMA fans all over. This will be O’Malley’s fifth career fight in Las Vegas.
“I think it is a perfect opponent for me right now in this stage of my career. Wineland is a decent size name so I think it is a good matchup for me,” O’Malley said. “I’m excited about the fight, I think it’s the perfect fight and I’m happy about it.”
Sean O’Malley vs. UFC 250 Prediction:
Wineland is getting on in years, can’t put together a winning streak, and isn’t somebody customers of the best UFC betting sites should back against superlative opponents at this time. His power could get him out of trouble, but the hope of him landing a KO shot is about all he has going on right now. O’Malley is a beast for this division and his mix of athleticism, power and unpredictability makes him the opponent from hell. O’Malley is a rising star and should have a field day with an older, slower opponent. Take O’Malley by knockout.