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UFC Fight Night 130 odds: Latest Vegas lines and betting guide for ‘Thompson vs Till’

Get a detailed breakdown of the betting lines for UFC Fight Night 130, which is set to hit Echo Arena in Liverpool, England, this weekend (Sun., May 27, 2018), including best bets, underdogs, favorites and much more!

England’s next best hope for an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) title faces his stiffest challenge to date this Sunday (May 27, 2018) when Darren Till faces Stephen Thompson in the former’s native Liverpool, headlining UFC Fight Night 130 on FOX Sports 1 from inside Echo Arena. Fellow Welterweight standouts Neil Magny and Craig White duke it out in the co-feature, while Arnold Allen takes on Mads Burnell and Jason Knight welcomes Makwan Amirkhani back to the Octagon.

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What Went Wrong at UFC Fight Night 129?

There’s really no way to save face when your big underdog pick gets thrashed faster than any other women’s Strawweight in UFC history. Poliana Botelho fought to the best of her abilities, which I did not expect her to do, and established herself as one to watch. At least we still turned a profit, right?

UFC Fight Night 130 Odds For Undercard:

Nordine Taleb (-300) vs. Claudio Henrique da Silva (+250)
Tom Breese (-310) vs. Daniel Kelly (+255)
Carlo Pedersoli Jr. (-170) vs. Brad Scott (+150)
Molly McCann (-250) vs. Gillian Robertson (+210)
Elias Theodorou (-400) vs. Trevor Smith (+325)
Lina Lansberg (-130) vs. Gina Mazany (+110)

Thoughts: Not too much on the undercard besides Nordine Taleb and a Hail Mary pick on Trevor Smith.

Taleb actually opened at -190, which was a “put your mortgage on this” line if I’ve ever seen one. Claudio da Silva has non-existent striking, mediocre wrestling and hasn’t fought since 2014. He’s also 35 years old, so I can’t imagine him making massive strides in that gap. In short, -300 still isn’t giving Taleb enough credit, so bet accordingly.

Smith has a shaky chin and not much of a striking game, but he’s an absolute bastard in the clinch and from top position. Theodorou, meanwhile, has no stopping power to speak of and tends toward grindy bouts, which plays into Smith’s hands. It’s worth putting a pittance on “Hot Sauce.”

You could also add Tom Breese to the Taleb bet to get near-even odds. Breese is all wrong for Kelly and should have a clear edge wherever the fight goes.

UFC Fight Night 130 Odds For Main Card:

Stephen Thompson (-110) vs. Darren Till (-110)
Neil Magny (-600) vs. Craig White (+450)
Arnold Allen (-270) vs. Mads Burnell (+130)
Jason Knight (-145) vs. Makwan Amirkhani (+125)
Manny Bermudez (-230) vs. Davey Grant (+190)
Eric Spicely (-210) vs. Darren Stewart (+175)

Thoughts: If the undercard was sparse when it came to bargains, the main card is downright barren. I do, however, have absolute faith in Stephen Thompson.

Darren Till is an enormous Welterweight with legitimate striking skills. At the same time, his resume outside of Donald Cerrone pales in comparison to Thompson’s. Wendell Oliveira (0-2 UFC), Nicolas Dalby (1-2-1 UFC), Jessin Ayari (1-1 UFC) and Bojan Velickovic (2-3-1) are not a Murderer’s Row. Thompson can take a punch, has held his own against multiple elite 170-pound competitors, and actually has experience going five rounds. The Till Train hits an abrupt stop this Sunday.

UFC Fight Night 130 Best Bets:

  • Parlay -- Nordine Taleb and Tom Breese: Bet $131 to make $100
  • Single bet -- Trevor Smith: Bet $20 to make $65
  • Single bet -- Stephen Thompson: Bet $66 to make $60

Remember that will deliver live UFC Fight Night 130 results on fight night, 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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