Betting On UFC 291 Main Event: Poirier Vs Gaethje 2

  • UFC 291 takes place Saturday, as Dustin Poirier is the favorite versus Justin Gaethje to win the lightweight bout.
  • You can get -165 odds for the fight to have two complete rounds and online sportsbooks have +105 odds for it to reach three.

SALT LAKE CITYUFC 291 is set to kick off Saturday night and the main card is already pulling in all different types of wagers. As he won their first fight in 2018, Dustin Poirier is favored to win the lightweight bout versus Justin Gaethje but there are many ways to bet on the event outside of the winner.

UFC 291 Odds

  • Dustin Poirier -145
  • Justin Gaethje +120

As both fighters have a knockout mentality, betting the rounds under could be one of the most profitable wagers of the event. Based on the odds offered at USA online sportsbooks, the fight is not favored to go to three full rounds. However, their 2018 fight did have three full rounds completed, as Poirier ended it in the fourth through a KO/TKO.

Fight To Complete 2 Full Rounds

  • Yes -165
  • No +125

Fight To Complete 3 Full Rounds

  • Yes +105
  • No -135

For anyone wanting to wager on a more specific outcome, legal UFC sportsbooks taking US players have you covered. You can get in on the UFC 291 action by betting on the specific round that either fighter will win in.

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There is a prop for both Poirier and Gaethje to win by decision or technical decision that has +400 odds. With even shorter odds, you can bet on either fighter to win the event by K0, TKO, or DQ. Poirier has +185 odds for the fight to end this way and Gaethje has +225.

If you do not feel that the fight will end in a knockout, sportsbooks offer +180 odds for the fight to go the distance and -125 odds for it to not.