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UFC 247 odds: Latest Vegas lines and betting guide for ‘Jones vs Reyes’

Get a detailed breakdown of the betting lines for UFC 247, which is set to hit Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, this weekend (Sat., Feb. 8, 2020), including best bets, underdogs, favorites and much more!

Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, hosts a championship doubleheader this Saturday (Feb. 8, 2020) when Jon Jones squares off with Dominick Reyes in UFC 247’s ESPN+-streamed pay-per-view (PPV) main event, while Valentina Shevchenko meets Katlyn Chookagian in the co-feature. Fight fans will also get to see Juan Adams slug it out with Justin Tafa and local favorite Derrick Lewis welcome Ilir Latifi to the Heavyweight division.

Those of you with significant others may want to get them something nice for Valentine’s Day, so here’s how to secure the necessary funds:

What Went Wrong at UFC Raleigh?

Once again, not a thing! All our picks either scored stoppages or won all three rounds, making for a clean victory.

UFC 247 Odds For The Undercard:

Trevin Giles (-150) vs. Antonio Arroyo (+130)
Andrea Lee (-350) vs. Lauren Murphy (+265)
Alex Morono (-275) vs. Kalinn Williams (+215)
Miles Johns (-130) vs. Mario Bautista (EVEN)
Domingo Pilarte (-135) vs. Journey Newson (+105)
Andre Ewell (-125) vs. Jonathan Martinez (-105)
Austin Lingo (-225) vs. Youssef Zalal (+175)

Thoughts: Miles Johns opened as a considerable favorite against Mario Bautista, only for incoming bets to turn this into a statistical pick-‘em. I’m not sure what people see in Bautista, but I’m glad they’re so confident, as it makes “Chapo” more profitable. Bautista was twice taken down by Jin Soo Son, a basic brawler and far inferior takedown technician than Johns. Plus, though he’s dangerous on the feet, he’s not technically savvy enough to make full use of his reach advantage; Johns will be able to hold his own wherever the fight goes, so be in a position to profit.

UFC 247 Odds For The Main Card:

Jon Jones (-500) vs. Dominick Reyes (+350)
Valentina Shevchenko (-1400) vs. Katlyn Chookagian (+750)
Juan Adams (-230) vs. Justin Tafa (+180)
Mirsad Bektic (-145) vs. Dan Ige (+115)
Derrick Lewis (-260) vs. Ilir Latifi (+200)

Thoughts: Embarrassing as his performance against Greg Hardy was, Juan Adams is a quality investment here. He’s far taller and lengthier than Justin Tafa, not to mention more experienced, and he has the wrestling to ruthlessly exploit Tafa’s underdeveloped ground game. Everything is going Adams’ way in this matchup; barring a total collapse on his part or some inhumanly rapid improvement from Tafa, he should dominate.

UFC 247 Best Bets:

  • Parlay — Miles Johns and Juan Adams: Bet $50 to make $86.50

It ain’t the Super Bowl, but it’s still an event worth watching. See you Saturday, Maniacs.

Remember that MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 247 fight card this weekend, starting with the Fight Pass/ESPN+ “Prelims” matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. ET, then the remaining undercard balance on ESPN at 8 p.m. ET, before the PPV main card start time at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN+.

To check out the latest and greatest UFC 247: “Jones vs. Reyes” news and notes be sure to hit up our comprehensive event archive right here.

Initial Investment For 2020: $300
Current Total: $501.19

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