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UFC Fight Night 72: Latest Vegas odds, lines and betting guide for 'Bisping vs Leites' in Glasgow

Get a detailed breakdown of the betting lines for UFC Fight Night 72 FOX Sports 1-televised event that is set to hit The SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland, this weekend (Sat., July 18, 2015,), including best bets, underdogs, favorites and much more.

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Is he ready to be counted out?

Long-time Middleweight veteran Michael Bisping hasn't put together two straight wins since Chael Sonnen snapped a four-fight win streak in Jan. 2012. By contrast, Thales Leites -- once written off after a putrid title bid against Anderson Silva -- hasn't lost since 2012.

Indeed, something has got to give this Saturday (July 18, 2015) when the two collide in the main event of UFC Fight Night 72, which will come to you live from The SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland.

The FOX Sports 1-televised card will also feature a clash between Lightweight scrappers Ross Pearson and Evan Dunham, plus local favorite Joanne Calderwood against late replacement Cortney Casey-Sanchez.

It's certainly an interesting way to start your Saturday. Here's how to make the trip back to the office next Monday a little more palatable.

UFC Fight Night 72 Odds For The Undercard:

Paddy Holohan (-185) vs. Vaughan Lee (+160)
Ilir Latifi (-240) vs. Hans Stringer (+200)
Teemu Packalen (-125) vs. Mickael Lebout (+105)
Robert Whiteford (-145) vs. Paul Redmond (+125)
Jimmie Rivera (-125) vs. Marcus Brimage (+105)
Daniel Omielanczuk (-145) vs. Chris de la Rocha (+125)

Thoughts: After the utter extravaganza that was UFC 189 last weekend, this line up is pretty "meh" from a betting perspective. Lots of inconsistent or unproven fighters and no standout must-grab lines. If you do want to go trawling for a value in the undercard, though, Rivera might be worth a look.

While this is Rivera’s Octagon debut and it’s on short notice, he’s been so consistent throughout his career that I fully expect him to be on his game. Said game is, in my opinion, well-suited to handling Brimage. While Marcus won’t be laboring under a length disadvantage as he usually is, Rivera looks to have the faster hands of the two and I love the way he works the body. Further, he can wrestle if he has to and is riding a two-fight knockout streak, which are enough for me to label him a solid pick.

UFC Fight Night 72 Odds For The Main Card:

Michael Bisping (-110) vs. Thales Leites (-110)
Ross Pearson (-210) vs. Evan Dunham (+175)
Joseph Duffy (-800) vs. Ivan Jorge (+550)
Joanne Calderwood (-350) vs. Cortney Casey-Sanchez (+290)
Leon Edwards (-255) vs. Pawel Pawlak (+215)
Stevie Ray (-200) vs. Leonardo Mafra (+170)

Thoughts: In total, this card contains two Brazilians. One, Jorge, is going to get his rear handed to him. The other, Mafra, is worth a look.

I’m not sure why, but I’m fairly high on "Macarrao." He’s just 26 and training out of an excellent team in American Kickboxing Academy (AKA), in addition to packing the power to lay out welterweights. He looked dangerous and well-rounded in his lightweight debut against Cain Carrizosa, with none of the cardio issues I’d expect from a first-time lightweight.

I’ve a feeling said power will carry the day, and at +170, it’s a prediction worth investing in.

UFC Fight Night 72 Best Bets:

  • Single bet -- Jimmie Rivera: Bet $80 to make $64
  • Single bet -- Leonardo Mafra: Bet $60 to make $102

At the very least, we've got some interesting fights and plenty of good-looking prospects. Good enough for me at least.

See you Saturday, Maniacs!

Remember that will deliver live UFC Fight Night 72 results on fight afternoon, which is as good a place as any to talk about all the action inside the Octagon, as well as what you've got riding on the sportsbook.

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