Best Bets for UFC 302: Makhachev Vs Poirier, Strickland Vs Costa Odds

  • Islam Makhachev is a massive -600 favorite to defend his lightweight title against Dustin Poirier at UFC 302.
  • Makhachev has -120 odds to win by submission, while Poirier has +550 odds to win by KO, TKO, or DQ.
  • Sean Strickland has -250 odds to defeat Paulo Costa in a battle of middleweight contenders.

NEWARK, N.J. – The headlining fight of UFC 302 features lightweight title holder Islam Makhachev as a heavy betting favorite (-600) against Dustin Poirier. Betting on the method of victory at USA online sportsbooks is the best way to get value on this fight.

Makhachev Vs Poirier Method of Victory Props

  • Islam Makhachev Wins By KO, TKO Or DQ +300
  • Dustin Poirier Wins By KO, TKO Or DQ +550
  • Islam Makhachev Wins By Submission -120
  • Dustin Poirier Wins By Submission +1000
  • Islam Makhachev Wins By Decision Or Technical Decision +525
  • Dustin Poirier Wins By Decision Or Technical Decision +1400

The -120 odds for Makhachev to win by submission are valuable considering that’s how he’s won 44% of his career fights. On his way to claiming the lightweight title, Makhachev won four of five fights by submission before defeating featherweight Alexander Volkanovski by other methods (KO/TKO, decision).

There’s also good value on the underdog, Dustin “Diamond” Poirier to pull another upset at UFC 302. Poirier’s most likely method of victory is by KO, TKO, or DQ with +550 odds, which he’s done in three of his last four wins.

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Sean Strickland Vs Paulo Costa Betting Odds Favor Strickland

UFC 302 odds favor Sean Strickland with -250 odds against Paulo Costa in the co-main event. Strickland’s a major knockout threat, but his +150 odds at UFC online sportsbooks to win by decision are the best bet.

Strickland Vs Costa Method of Victory Props

  • Sean Strickland Wins By KO, TKO Or DQ +165
  • Paulo Costa Wins By KO, TKO Or DQ +300
  • Sean Strickland Wins By Submission +1400
  • Paulo Costa Wins By Submission +2200
  • Sean Strickland Wins By Decision Or Technical Decision +150
  • Paulo Costa Wins By Decision Or Technical Decision +900

The American middleweight won by decision in five of his last six victories. Expect Costa and Strickland’s fight to be a kickboxing match that will be a competitive endurance test ending in a decision victory for Strickland.